GMAT核心词汇: aberrant

  英文解释: adjective: markedly different from an accepted norm

  例句: When the financial director started screaming and throwing food at his co-workers, the police had to come in to deal with his aberrant behavior.

  GMAT核心词汇 aberration

  英文解释: noun: a deviation from what is normal or expected

  例句: Aberrations in climate have become the norm: rarely a week goes by without some meteorological phenomenon making headlines.

  GMAT核心词汇 abjure

  英文解释: verb: formally reject or give up (as a belief)

  例句: While the church believed that Galileo abjured the heliocentric theory under threat of torture, he later wrote a book clearly supporting the theory.

  GMAT核心词汇 aboveboard

  英文解释: adjective: open and honest

  例句: The mayor, despite his avuncular face plastered about the city, was hardly aboveboard – some concluded that it was his ingratiating smile that allowed him to engage in corrupt behavior and get away with it.

  GMAT核心词汇 abrogate

  英文解释: verb: revoke formally

  例句: As part of the agreement between the labor union and the company, the workers abrogated their right to strike for four years in exchange for better health insurance.

  GMAT核心词汇 abstain

  英文解释: verb: choose not to consume or take part in (particularly something enjoyable)

  例句: Considered a health nut, Jessica abstained from anything containing sugar--even chocolate.

  GMAT核心词汇 abstruse

  英文解释: adjective: difficult to understand; incomprehensible

  例句: Physics textbooks can seem so abstruse to the uninitiated that readers feel as though they are looking at hieroglyphics.

  GMAT核心词汇 abysmal

  英文解释: adjective: extremely bad

  例句: Coach Ramsey took his newest player off the field after watching a few painful minutes of her abysmal performance.

  GMAT核心词汇 access

  英文解释: "noun: the ability to go into (when somebody or something must allow you to enter)

  verb: to go into something when allowed to enter"

  例句: "Only students have access to the university library.

  There is a large amount of oil under the ice, but we have not be able to access it."

  GMAT核心词汇 accolade

  英文解释: noun: an award or praise granted as a special honor

  例句: Jean Paul-Sartre was not a fan of accolades, and as such, he refused to accept the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964.