Gmat&NEWS vocabulary list #22 – 48 Words

quarrel

an angry dispute

nickel

a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite

convert

change the nature, purpose, or function of something

storeroom

a room in which things are stored

accompaniment

a musical part that supports other musical parts

venue

the scene of any event or action

counterpart

a person or thing having the same function as another

dart

a sudden quick movement

integrated

formed or united into a whole

intermittent

stopping and starting at irregular intervals

facility

a building or place that provides a particular service

indictment

an accusation of wrongdoing

eloquent

expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

introspective

given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences

nuance

a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

yearning

prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

halcyon

a mythical bird said to breed at the winter solstice

practitioner

someone who carries out a learned profession

disdain

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

tug

pull hard

anecdotal

based on stories rather than data or scientific observation

indelible

not able to be removed or erased

helm

steering mechanism for a vessel

squarely

in a square shape

stem

cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

clamor

utter or proclaim insistently and noisily

canon

a collection of books accepted as holy scripture

throwback

a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

revel

take delight in

uptick

a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction

wane

a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)

wax

substance solid at normal temperature and insoluble in water

genial

diffusing warmth and friendliness

extant

still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

irksome

tedious or irritating

juncture

the shape or manner in which things come together

junction

an act of joining or adjoining things

conjunction

the state of being joined together

conjecture

believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

persist

refuse to stop

precarious

not secure; beset with difficulties

confluence

a place where things merge or flow together

arbitrarily

in a random manner

discernible

perceptible by the senses or intellect

exultation

the utterance of sounds expressing great joy

optic

of or relating to or resembling the eye

novelty

originality by virtue of being refreshingly new

iris

colored part of the eye that controls the size of the pupil
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