Vocabulary Power Plus SAT Book 2 - Lessons 5+6+7

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rancor

n. extreme hatred or ill will

inexorable

adj. unrelenting; unavoidable

extol

v. to praise highly

clement

adj. merciful; lenient

cliché

n. a worn-out idea or overused expression

adamant

adj. unyielding; firm in opinion

diffident

adj. lacking in self-confidence; shy

opus

n. a creative work, especially a numbered composition

ostensible

adj. professed but not necessarily true

disparity

n. inequality; difference

condone

v. to forgive or overlook an offense

nuance

n. a slight or subtle degree of difference

connoisseur

n. an expert in matters of culture, food, or wine

enigma

n. a mystery; something seemingly inexplicable

apathy

n. lack of interest; state of not caring

officious

adj. excessively eager to deliver unasked-for or unwanted help

credence

n. belief or trust

jaunty

adj. having a buoyant, self-confident air; brisk and crisp

dilettante

n. one who merely dabbles in an art or science

cult

n. an organized group of people with an obsessive devotion

cynical

adj. doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity of human motive

ambivalent

adj. uncertain, unable to decide between two opposing points of view

demagogue

n. a leader who appeals to citizens' emotions to obtain power

demure

adj. quiet and modest; reserved

intrepid

adj. without fear; brave

destitute

adj. extremely poor; lacking necessities like food and shelter

erudite

adj. scholarly; learned

dilemma

n. a difficult choice; a seemingly unsolvable problem

culmination

n. the highest point of attainment; the end or climax

concur

v. to be of the same opinion; to agree with

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