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London, Keith, and Rebecca Osleeb. Vocab Rock:Musical Prep for the SAT and ACT Scholastic Edition. Princeton: Peterson's, 2006. Print.

conflagration

(n) inferno; fire

decree

(n) proclamation; ruling; declaration; an official statement that something must happen

devoid

(adj) lacking; deficient; without

exhilarating

(adj) thrilling; elating

flucuation

(n) flux; variation; a state of varying irregularly; rise and fall

follicle

(n) small hole present in skin; the best known are those through which hair grows

frigid

(adj) freezing; cold

frustrating

(v) exasperating; vexing; annoying

fusion

(n) synthesis; the blending or joining together as a whole

ignite

(v) to initiate an angry or controversial situation

illusion

(n) delusion; chimera; false notion; figment of one's imagination

indefatigable

(adj) unrelenting; tireless; determined; never willing to admit defeat

indisputable

(adj) unquestionable; certain

invigorating

(adj) revitalizing; energizing

marquee

(n) canopy above an entrance; a shelter above a theater entrance

monotony

(n) repetitiveness; sameness

perpetuate

(v) preserve; continue; maintain; make something last

perusing

(v) scrutinizing; examining; to read with care

profusion

(n) overabundance; excess; surplus many; large amount

propagate

(v) reproduce; spread

proximity

(n) nearness; closeness in relation; immediacy

pursuing

(v) following; chasing; to go after something

raze

(v) level; burn; devastate; destroy; tear down

rectify

(v) repair; fix; to correct or resolve a problem

remedy

(n) cure; medicine

saturate

(v) soak; drench

seclusion

(n) isolation; privacy; solitude

sedentary

(adj) inactive

stimulating

(adj) inspiring; thought provoking

tundra

(n) rolling; treeless plain in the North American arctic and Siberia

ungainly

(adj) awkward; clumsy; ungraceful

uniformity

(n) standardization; regularity; consistency

union

(n) combination; amalgamation; merger

vacillate

(v) waver; fluctuate;

wavering

(v) hesitating; faltering; inability to decide or focus

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