SAT Vocab "Flattery will get you nowhere" & "Overkill"

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cajole

to urge with repeated attempts by teasing or flattery

chicanery

trickery

obsequious

to suck up

sycophant

insincere, fake flattery

bombastic

prone to pompous speeach or writing: full of one's self

ebullience

intense enthusiasm or excitement

exorbitant

over the top, exceeding all bounds

exurberant

same as ebullience: filled with intense excitement or joy

embellish

to decorate something or to exaggerate a story

flagrant

noticable, deliberately shocking

gratuitous

unearned, unnecessary

lavish

extravagant, rich, expensive

lugubrious

gloomy, dismal, mournful

opulent

displaying great wealth

ornate

elaborately decorated

penchant

a stong liking

redundant

repetitive, needless repeating

ubiquitous

seeming to be everywhere at the same time

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