Sat vocab 2

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conciliatory

appeasing; soothing; showing willingness to reconcile

credible

capable of being believed; plausible

exonerate

to free from blame

incontrovertible

indisputable; not open to question

indict

to officially charge with wrongdoing or a crime

litigious

prone to engage in lawsuits

partisan

devoted to or biased in support of a party, group, or cause

parity

equality, as in amount, status, or value

rectitude

moral uprightness; righteousness

remiss

lax in attending to duty; negligent

repudiate

to reject the validity or authority of

sanctimonious

feigning piety or righteousness

scrupulous

principled, having a strong sense of right and wrong; conscientious and exacting

solicitous

concerned

substantiate

to support with proof or evidence; verify

veracity

adherence to the truth; truthfulness

vindicate

to free from blame

cajole

to urge with repeated appeals, teasing, or flattery

chicanery

trickery

obsequious

fawning and servile

sycophant

insincere, obsequious flatterer

altruism

unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness

eminent

distinguished; prominent

empathetic

identifying with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and emotions

extol

to praise highly

laudatory

full of praise

magnanimous

courageously or generously noble in mind and heart

philanthropic

humanitarian; benevolent; relation to monetary generosity

reciprocate

to mutually take or give; to respond in kind

defunct

no longer existing or functioning

eradicate

to get rid of as if by tearing it up by the roots; abolish

quell

to put down forcibly; suppress

raze

to level the ground; demolish

squelch

to crush as if by trampling; squash

supplant

to usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics

stymie

to thwart or stump

abase

to lower in rank, prestige, or esteem

deride

to mock contemptuously

derogatory

insulting or intended to insult

disparage

to speak of negatively; to belittle

effrontery

brazen boldness; presumptuousness

ignominy

great personal dishonor or humiliation; disgraceful conduct

impugn

to attack as false or questionable

mar

to damage, especially in a disfiguring way

pejorative

disparaging, belittling, insulting

vex

to annoy or bother

vindictive

disposed to seek revenge; revengeful; spiteful

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