Flocabulary SAT Song 8: "I Do"

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CAIS, English, Flocabulary, SAT vocabulary

infuse

To inject

quid pro quo

a mutually beneficial exchange

gluttonous

insatiable in appetite

portly

fat and chubby, corpulent

surfeit

an excess, a surplus

gourmand

one who likes eating and drinking

noisome

foul, offensive

noxious

harmful, toxic

baleful

harmful, threatening

odious

meriting strong displeasure

toothsome

delicious, luscious

pungent

having a sharp, strong quality, especially related to smell

putrid

rotten, rancid, foul

rancid

rotten, spoiled, disgusting in smell or taste, putrid

forsake

to abandon, forget

somnolent

sleepy

vivacious

lively, spirited, full of life

abbreviate

to shorten, reduce

aphorism

a short saying

abridge

to shorten, cut down

pellucid

clear

acumen

keen insight

maxim

a common saying of advice or virtue

dutiful

obedient, compliant

captivate

to hold the interest of, to gain the attention of

abduct

to kidnap

henchman

a trusted follower, goon

stagnate

to be idle, to be still, stagnant

stagnant

still, not flowing, stagnate

torpid

lazy, lethargic

doppelganger

a ghostly double of a living person

mimic

to imitate to copy

excursion

a trip, an outing

tortuous

winding, twisted

surmise

to guess, infer, suppose

espouse

to support, or to marry

matrimony

marriage

laudatory

admiring, praising

euphoric

elated, overjoyed

ruse

a trick

cavort

to frolic, leap, prance

carouse

to revel, to party

buffet (verb)

to strike, to pound

bourgeois

middle class

lavish

extravagant

buffet (noun)

a spread of food involving choices

bloated

swollen, bigger than desired

lethargic

sluggish, weary, apathetic

corpulent

very fat, portly

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