ASVAB Vocabulary

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Created Dec 19, 2011
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Abandon - Verb
1 : to give up completely2 : to withdraw from...
Abolish - Adjective
to do away with completely : put an end to; 
Absurd - Adjective
conceived or made without regard for reason or reality <absurd claims...
Abundant - Adjective
 being more than enough without being excessive
Accessible - Adjective
possible to get
Accidental - Adjective
happening by chance
Accurate - Adjective
being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
Accuse - Verb
to make a claim of wrongdoing against
Adapt - Verb
 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation
Address - Verb
 to occupy (oneself) diligently or with close attention
Admire - Noun
to think very highly or favorably of
Admission - Noun
an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense)...
Adore - Noun
to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for
Analysis - Noun
the separation and identification of the parts of a whole
Anticipate - Noun
to believe in the future occurrence of (something)
Anxious - Adjective
feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
Apologize - Verb
: to make an apology
    Apparel - Noun
    ClothingSynonyms dress
    Application - Noun
    1 a : an act of applying <application of paint to a...
    Assume - Verb
    1 : to take upon oneself <assume control> <assumed the...
    Authority - Noun
    1 a : a fact or statement that is used to support a position or decision b : a...
    Awe - Noun
    : a feeling of mixed fear, respect, and wonder 
    Basic - Adjective
    1 : of, relating to, or forming the base or basis :<basic research>2 : of,...
    Behavior - Noun
    1 : the way in which one conducts oneself2 : the...
    Benefactor - Noun
    : one who helps another especially by giving money 
    Bias - Noun
    1 : a line diagonal to the grain of a fabric2 : an...
    Bizarre - Adjective
    : strikingly unusual or odd 
    Boast - Verb
    1 : to praise one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments2 : to...
    Brilliant - Adjective
    1 : flashing with light : very bright <brilliant jewels>2...
    Budget - Noun
    1, quantity2 a : a statement of estimated income and expenses b : a...
    Chaos - Noun
    : complete confusion 
    Characterize - Verb
    1 : to point out the character of an individual or group <characterize him...
    Cite - Verb
    1 : to summon to appear before a court2 : to...
    Cling - Verb
    1 : to stick to as if glued2 : to hold or hold...
    Colleague - Noun
    : an associate in a profession or office 
    Command - Verb
    1 a : to issue orders by right of authority b : to...
    Commodity - Noun
    1 : a product of agriculture or mining2 : an...
    Compel - Verb
    1 : to cause to do something by the use of physical, moral, or mental...
    Competition - Noun
    1 : the act or process of competing2 a : a...
    Compromise - Noun
    1 : a settlement of a dispute by each party giving up some demands2 : a...
    Compromise - Verb
    1 : to adjust or settle differences by means of a compromise2 : to...
    Conceive - Verb
    1 : to become pregnant or pregnant with <conceive a...
    Conclusive - Adjective
    1, convincing <conclusive proof> Synonyms decisive
    Conform - Verb
    1 : to bring into harmony <conform my behavior to the...
    Conquer - Verb
    1 : to get or gain by force of arms <conquer a country>2 : to...
    Consciousness - Noun
    1 : the condition of being conscious2 : the...
    Consequence - Noun
    1 effect 2 : importance that comes from...
    Consideration - Noun
    1 : careful thought2 : thoughtfulness for other...
    Contradiction - Noun
    1 : something (as a statement) that contradicts something else2 : a...
    Contrary - Adjective
    Controversial - Adjective
    : relating to or causing controversy
    Conventional - Adjective
    : following, agreeing with, or based on convention <conventional people>...
    Convey - verb
    1 : to carry from one place to another 2 : to...
    Cordial - Adjective
    1 : tending to refresh or cheer2 : being warm...
    Corruption - Noun
    1 : physical decay or rotting2 : dishonest...
    Crisis - Noun
    1 : the turning point for better or worse in a disease2 : a...
    Critical - Adjective
    1 a : inclined to criticize in an unfavorable way Synonyms crucial,...
    Crude - Adjective
    1 : being in a natural state and not changed by cooking or refining : RAW <crude oil>2 : not...
    Cult - Noun
    1 : a system of religious worship2 a : enthusiastic...
    Cultivate - Verb
    1 a : to prepare land for the raising of crops b : to...
    Curiosity - Noun
    1 : an eager desire to learn and often to learn what does not concern...
    Current - Adjective
    1 a : now passing
    Cynical - Adjective
    : having or showing the attitude of a cynic : not trusting human...
    Deceive - Verb
    1 : to cause to believe what is untrue : MISLEAD <deceived the...
    Deduction - Noun
    1 a : an act of taking away b : something...
    Deliberate - Verb
    : to think about carefully : consider problems and decisions carefully...
    Deliberate - Adjective
    1 : decided on as a result of careful thought : carefully...
    Demolish - Verb
    1 a : TEAR DOWN, RAZE b : to break...
    Deny - Verb
    1 : to declare not to be true : CONTRADICT <deny a...
    Depict - Verb
    1 : to represent by a picture2 : to describe...
    Despair - Noun
    : to lose all hope or confidence <despair of winning> 
    Detached - Adjective
    : to separate especially from a larger mass and usually without violence or damage 
    Determined - Adjective
    1 a : to fix exactly or with authority <determine who...
    Devastated - Adjective
    1 : to reduce to ruin : lay waste
    Devious - Adjective
    1 : straying from a straight course : ROUNDABOUT 
    Devise - Verb
    1 : to form in the mind by new combinations or applications of ideas...
    Diligent - Adjective
    : showing steady and earnest care and effort : PAINSTAKING 
    Diminish - Verb
    1 : to make less or cause to appear less2 : to...
    Discouraged - Adjective
    1 : to lessen the courage or confidence of : DISHEARTEN Synonyms...
    Dismiss - Verb
    1 : to send away : cause or allow to go <dismiss a...
    Disprove - Verb
    : to prove to be false 
    Disrupt - Verb
    : to throw into disorder <disrupted the class> 
    Distant - Adjective
    1 a : separated in space or time : AWAY b : being at a great...
    Distaste - Noun
    : a strong dislike : AVERSION 
    Distinguish - Verb
    1 : to recognize one thing from others by some mark or quality <distinguish the...
    Disturb - Verb
    1 a : to interfere with : INTERRUPT b : to...
    Dominant - Adjective
    1 a : commanding, controlling, or having great influence over all others...
    Draft - Noun
    1 a : the act of pulling or hauling b : the...
    Effect - Noun
    1 : an event, condition, or state of affairs that is produced by a...
    Effective - Adjective
    1 a : producing or able to produce a desired effect <effective treatment...
    Enact - Verb
    1 : to make (as a bill) into law <enact legislation>2 : to...
    Enclosed - Adjective
    Closed in or surrounded or included within
    Encounter - Noun
    1 : to engage in a struggle with as an enemy or rival2 : to...
    Encourage - Verb
    1 a : to cause to feel courage, spirit, or hope <encouraged by...
    Endurance - Noun
    1 : the quality of lasting or of being permanent2 : the...
    Endure - Verb
    1 : to continue in the same state : LAST2 : to...
    Enhance - Verb
    : to increase or improve in value, desirability, or attractiveness 
    Enthusiasm - Noun
    1 : strong excitement and active interest2 : something...
    Essential - Adjective
    1 : forming or belonging to the essence
    Establish - Verb
    1 : to make a permanent part of a nation's laws <establish a...
    Esteem - Noun
    : the degree of respect or liking one has for something or someone; especially : a...
    Esteem - Verb
    1 : to think of in a particular way : CONSIDER <esteem it...
    Evident - Adjective
    : clear to the sight or mind : PLAIN 
    Exasperation - Noun
    1 : extreme annoyance : ANGER2 : a...
    Excavation - Noun
    1 : the act or process of excavating2 : a hollowed-out...
    Exhibit - Noun
    1 : an article or a collection shown in an exhibition2 : an...
    Extent - Noun
    1 : the range, distance, or space over or through which something extends...
    Extraordinary - Adjective
    : so unusual as to be remarkable 
    Faculty - Noun
    1 : ability to do something : TALENT <a faculty for...
    Fascinating - Adjective 
    1 : to grip the attention of especially so as to take away the power...
    Fatigue - Noun
    1 plural : the uniform worn by members of the armed forces...
    Feasible - Adjective
    : possible to do or carry out 

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