ASVAB Vocabulary

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Nick's ASVAB flashcards - VE


 
  
Created Dec 19, 2011
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Abandon - Verb
 
1 : to give up completely
2 : to withdraw...
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Abolish - Adjective
 
to do away with completely : put an end to; 
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Absurd - Adjective
 
conceived or made without regard for reason or reality <absurd claims...
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Abundant - Adjective
 
 being more than enough without being excessive
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Accessible - Adjective
 
possible to get
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Accidental - Adjective
 
happening by chance
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Accurate - Adjective
 
being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
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Accuse - Verb
 
to make a claim of wrongdoing against
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Adapt - Verb
 
 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation
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Address - Verb
 
 to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention
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Admire - Noun
 
to think very highly or favorably of
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Admission - Noun
 
an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense)...
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Adore - Noun
 
to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for
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Analysis - Noun
 
the separation and identification of the parts of a whole
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Anticipate - Noun
 
to believe in the future occurrence of (something)
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Anxious - Adjective
 
feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
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Apologize - Verb
 
: to make an apology
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Apparel - Noun
 
Clothing
Synonyms dress
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Application - Noun
 
1 a : an act of applying <application of paint to a...
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Assume - Verb
 
1 : to take upon oneself <assume control> <assumed the...
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Authority - Noun
 
1 a : a fact or statement that is used to support a position or decision b : a...
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Awe - Noun
 
: a feeling of mixed fear, respect, and wonder 
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Basic - Adjective
 
1 : of, relating to, or forming the base or basis :<basic research>
2 : of,...
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Behavior - Noun
 
1 : the way in which one conducts oneself
2 : the...
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Benefactor - Noun
 
: one who helps another especially by giving money 
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Bias - Noun
 
1 : a line diagonal to the grain of a fabric
2 : an...
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Bizarre - Adjective
 
: strikingly unusual or odd 
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Boast - Verb
 
1 : to praise one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments
2 : to...
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Brilliant - Adjective
 
1 : flashing with light : very bright <brilliant jewels>
2...
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Budget - Noun
 
1, quantity
2 a : a statement of estimated income and expenses b : a...
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Chaos - Noun
 
: complete confusion 
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Characterize - Verb
 
1 : to point out the character of an individual or group <characterize him...
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Cite - Verb
 
1 : to summon to appear before a court
2 : to...
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Cling - Verb
 
1 : to stick to as if glued
2 : to hold...
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Colleague - Noun
 
: an associate in a profession or office 
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Command - Verb
 
1 a : to issue orders by right of authority b : to...
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Commodity - Noun
 
1 : a product of agriculture or mining
2 : an...
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Compel - Verb
 
1 : to cause to do something by the use of physical, moral, or mental...
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Competition - Noun
 
1 : the act or process of competing
2 a : a...
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Compromise - Noun
 
1 : a settlement of a dispute by each party giving up some demands
2 : a...
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Compromise - Verb
 
1 : to adjust or settle differences by means of a compromise
2 : to...
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Conceive - Verb
 
1 : to become pregnant or pregnant with <conceive a...
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Conclusive - Adjective
 
1, convincing <conclusive proof> 
Synonyms decisive
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Conform - Verb
 
1 : to bring into harmony <conform my behavior to the...
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Conquer - Verb
 
1 : to get or gain by force of arms <conquer a country>
2 : to...
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Consciousness - Noun
 
1 : the condition of being conscious
2 : the...
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Consequence - Noun
 
1 effect 
2 : importance that comes...
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Consideration - Noun
 
1 : careful thought
2 : thoughtfulness for...
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Contradiction - Noun
 
1 : something (as a statement) that contradicts something else
2 : a...
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Contrary - Adjective
 
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Controversial - Adjective
 
: relating to or causing controversy
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Conventional - Adjective
 
: following, agreeing with, or based on convention <conventional people>...
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Convey - verb
 
1 : to carry from one place to another 
2 : to...
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Cordial - Adjective
 
1 : tending to refresh or cheer
2 : being...
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Corruption - Noun
 
1 : physical decay or rotting
2 : dishonest...
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Crisis - Noun
 
1 : the turning point for better or worse in a disease
2 : a...
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Critical - Adjective
 
1 a : inclined to criticize in an unfavorable way
Synonyms crucial,...
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Crude - Adjective
 
1 : being in a natural state and not changed by cooking or refining : RAW <crude oil>
2 : not...
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Cult - Noun
 
1 : a system of religious worship
2 a : enthusiastic...
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Cultivate - Verb
 
1 a : to prepare land for the raising of crops b : to...
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Curiosity - Noun
 
1 : an eager desire to learn and often to learn what does not concern...
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Current - Adjective
 
1 a : now passing
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Cynical - Adjective
 
: having or showing the attitude of a cynic : not trusting human...
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Deceive - Verb
 
1 : to cause to believe what is untrue : MISLEAD <deceived the...
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Deduction - Noun
 
1 a : an act of taking away b : something...
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Deliberate - Verb
 
: to think about carefully : consider problems and decisions carefully...
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Deliberate - Adjective
 
1 : decided on as a result of careful thought : carefully...
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Demolish - Verb
 
1 a : TEAR DOWN, RAZE b : to break...
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Deny - Verb
 
1 : to declare not to be true : CONTRADICT <deny a...
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Depict - Verb
 
1 : to represent by a picture
2 : to describe...
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Despair - Noun
 
: to lose all hope or confidence <despair of winning> 
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Detached - Adjective
 
: to separate especially from a larger mass and usually without violence or damage 
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Determined - Adjective
 
1 a : to fix exactly or with authority <determine who...
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Devastated - Adjective
 
1 : to reduce to ruin : lay waste
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Devious - Adjective
 
1 : straying from a straight course : ROUNDABOUT 
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Devise - Verb
 
1 : to form in the mind by new combinations or applications of ideas...
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Diligent - Adjective
 
: showing steady and earnest care and effort : PAINSTAKING 
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Diminish - Verb
 
1 : to make less or cause to appear less
2 : to...
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Discouraged - Adjective
 
1 : to lessen the courage or confidence of : DISHEARTEN 
Synonyms...
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Dismiss - Verb
 
1 : to send away : cause or allow to go <dismiss a...
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Disprove - Verb
 
: to prove to be false 
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Disrupt - Verb
 
: to throw into disorder <disrupted the class> 
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Distant - Adjective
 
1 a : separated in space or time : AWAY b : being at a great...
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Distaste - Noun
 
: a strong dislike : AVERSION 
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Distinguish - Verb
 
1 : to recognize one thing from others by some mark or quality <distinguish the...
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Disturb - Verb
 
1 a : to interfere with : INTERRUPT b : to...
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Dominant - Adjective
 
1 a : commanding, controlling, or having great influence over all others...
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Draft - Noun
 
1 a : the act of pulling or hauling b : the...
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Effect - Noun
 
1 : an event, condition, or state of affairs that is produced by a...
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Effective - Adjective
 
1 a : producing or able to produce a desired effect <effective treatment...
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Enact - Verb
 
1 : to make (as a bill) into law <enact legislation>
2 : to...
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Enclosed - Adjective
 
Closed in or surrounded or included within
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Encounter - Noun
 
1 : to engage in a struggle with as an enemy or rival
2 : to...
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Encourage - Verb
 
1 a : to cause to feel courage, spirit, or hope <encouraged by...
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Endurance - Noun
 
1 : the quality of lasting or of being permanent
2 : the...
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Endure - Verb
 
1 : to continue in the same state : LAST
2 : to...
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Enhance - Verb
 
: to increase or improve in value, desirability, or attractiveness 
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Enthusiasm - Noun
 
1 : strong excitement and active interest
2 : something...
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Essential - Adjective
 
1 : forming or belonging to the essence
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Establish - Verb
 
1 : to make a permanent part of a nation's laws <establish a...
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Esteem - Noun
 
: the degree of respect or liking one has for something or someone; especially : a...
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Esteem - Verb
 
1 : to think of in a particular way : CONSIDER <esteem it...
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Evident - Adjective
 
: clear to the sight or mind : PLAIN 
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Exasperation - Noun
 
1 : extreme annoyance : ANGER
2 : a...
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Excavation - Noun
 
1 : the act or process of excavating
2 : a...
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Exhibit - Noun
 
1 : an article or a collection shown in an exhibition
2 : an...
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Extent - Noun
 
1 : the range, distance, or space over or through which something extends...
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Extraordinary - Adjective
 
: so unusual as to be remarkable 
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Faculty - Noun
 
1 : ability to do something : TALENT <a faculty for...
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Fascinating - Adjective 
 
1 : to grip the attention of especially so as to take away the power...
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Fatigue - Noun
 
1 plural : the uniform worn by members of the armed forces...
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Feasible - Adjective
 
: possible to do or carry out 

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