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WORDS FREQUENTLY APPEARING ON THE GMAT
In your preparation for the GMAT, it is important that you become familiar with the meanings of as many words as possible. This is especially true for success on the Verbal Ability section of the test, but it is also necessary for better comprehension of Reading Comprehension, Reading recall, and Practical Judgment passage, where a few key words may hold the meaning of an entire paragraph.

The vocabulary list presented here contains words that frequently appear on the GMAT and many terms that you may encounter in the course of the exam. Study it carefully to familiarize yourself with these words. Refer to it to check the meaning of any difficult words you may encounter in other parts of this Guide.

Abase – to humiliate, degrade
Abash – to bewilder, confound Abate – to remove, lessen Abdicate - to forsake, give up Aberration – deviation Abeyance – inactivity Abhor – to detest, hate Abject – degraded, miserable Abjure – to recant, revoke Abnegate – to deny, denounce Abominate – to dislike Abort – to be unsuccessful, fail to develop Abrade – to scrape out Abrogate – to abolish Abscond – to bolt, decamp, flee Absolve – to pardon Abstemious – eating or drinking sparingly Abstract – summary Abstruse – profound, hidden, hard to under-stand Accede - to consent Accessory – accomplice Acclivity – incline rising slope Accolade – honor, award Accord – to grant, allow Accost – to greet aggressively

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Accretion – adhesion, concretion Accrue – to accumulate Acerbity – sharpness, bitterness Acme – summit, peak Acolyte – attendant, helper Acrimonious – sharp, acrid Actuate – to put into action Adamant…...

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