SAT Verbs: F - W: Test Monday 11-30

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fetter

to restrain, chain, tie down

forestall

to delay, impede

goad

to urge, to provoke

juxtapose

to put next to each other, place side by side

laud

to applaud or praise

masticate

to chew

mollify

to soften in temper, to calm or soothe

obfuscate

to make obscure or unclear, to render incomprehensible

pacify

to soothe, ease, calm down, assuage

peruse

to examine carefully

pique

to provoke or cause indignation, to cause to feel resentment or indignation

placate

to soothe, appease

purport

to have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming, general meaning or tenor

raze

to demolish

recapitulate

to repeat, reiterate

redact

to revise, edit

redress

to set right, remedy

repudiate

to reject, turn down

sate

to satisfy (an appetite) fully

satiate

to satisfy excessively

stagnate

to be idle, to be still

stupefy

to astound, amaze

supplant

to displace and substitute for another, to take the place of

surmise

to guess, infer, suppose

undulate

to move in a smooth, wavelike motion

upbraid

to criticize, scold, reproach

vacillate

to sway from one side to another, go back and forth

wane

to decrease gradually in size or degree

wax

to increase gradually in size or degree

weather

to withstand or survive a situation

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