Gmat&NEWS vocabulary list #25 – 46 Words

stubborn

tenaciously unwilling to yield

mule

hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse

fidget

move restlessly

lark

any of numerous birds noted for their singing

gusto

vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

giddy

lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

sublime

of high moral or intellectual value

translucent

allowing light to pass through diffusely

headway

forward movement

monarch

a nation’s ruler usually by hereditary right

fervor

feelings of great warmth and intensity

eavesdrop

listen without the speaker’s knowledge

wiretap

the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information

outlandish

conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

novice

someone new to a field or activity

ambivalence

mixed feelings or emotions

exalt

praise, glorify, or honor

backdrop

scenery hung at back of stage

revamp

patch up or renovate; repair or restore

historian

a person who is an authority on the past and who studies it

precursor

something indicating the approach of something or someone

horticulture

the cultivation of plants

treatise

a formal exposition

credit

an estimate of ability to fulfill financial commitments

partial

being or affecting only a segment

antithesis

exact opposite

archaic

so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

burgeon

grow and flourish

cardinal

a vivid red color

constraint

the state of being physically limited

igneous

produced by the action of fire or intense heat

rove

move about aimlessly or without any destination

spotty

lacking consistency

blizzard

a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds

exert

put to use

vanguard

the leading units moving at the head of an army

traffic

vehicles or pedestrians traveling in a particular locality

siege

an action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place

lump

a compact mass

assertion

a declaration that is made emphatically

assimilate

make alike

converge

be adjacent or come together

conversion

the act of changing from one use or function to another

converse

carry on a discussion

countervail

oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

emanate

give out, as breath or an odor
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