SAT Set 4

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20 terms

gratuitous

given freely; unearned; unwarranted

superfluous

extra; unnecessary

alleviate

to ease a pain or a burden

asylum

a place of retreat or security

auspicious

favorable; promising

benevolent

well-meaning; generous

benign

kind and gentle

emollient

(adj.) softening and soothing (n.) something that softens or soothes

mollify

to calm or soothe

reclamation

the act of making something useful again

sanction

to give official authorization or approval

dubious

doubtful; of unlikely authenticity

fabricated

made; concocted in order to deceive

hypocrisy

the practice of pretending to be something one is not; insincerity

slander

false charges and malicious oral statements about someone

spurious

not genuine; false, counterfeit

astute

shrewd; clever

camouflage

to hide by blending in with surroundings

clandestine

secretive

coup

a brilliantly executed plan

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