SAT (251-300)

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compass

to make a circle around

compass

to accomplish

check

to stop or make go more slowly; to retrain

novel

markedly new, unusual, or different

essay

to attempt

apology

an explanation or defense of one's beliefs or behavior

uniform

not varying; the same in all cases and times

discriminate

to recognize or show a difference between people or things

dispose

to arrange in a particular way or position

dispose

to make ready; to prepare

solemn

to be happy or smiling

solemn

done, said, etc. seriously

empirical

based on experiments or experience rather than ideas or theories

destiny

what happens to someone or what will happen in the future, especially things that cannot be changed or avoided; fate

gratify

to pleas or satisfy someone

veiled

hidden

proclaim

to publicly and officially tell people about something important

proclaim

to show something clearly; to be a sign of something

melancholy

sad, especially a lingering or habitual state of mind

exhilarate

to make someone feel happy and excited

deplete

to reduce something by a large amount so that there is not enough left

agitate

to argue strongly for something, especially for changes in a law, in social conditions, etc

agitate

to upset or anger someone

agitate

to shake or stir something, especially a liquid

deteriorate

to become worse

mold

to shape

forge

to create

complacent

overly satisfied with oneself

displace

to take the place of someone or something

frivolous

silly or amusing, especially when such behavior is not suitable

frivolous

having no useful or serious purpose

deficient

not having enough or something, especially that is essential

spectrum

a complete or wide range or related qualities, ideas, etc.

mentor

an experienced person who advises and helps someone with less experience over a period of time

notorious

well known for being bad

malice

a feeling of hatred that causes a desire to do harm

pious

having or showing a deep respect for God and religion

foresee

to think something is going to happen in the future; to predict

pedantic

too worried about small details or rules

esteem

to regard with respect

autonomy

the ability to act and make decisions without being controlled by anyone else

accord

an agreement, especially a formal one between two organizations, countries, etc.

disclose

to reveal

tranquil

quiet and peaceful

anarchy

lack of government, order, or control

vulgar

rude and likely to offend

migrate

to move from one place to another

sarcasm

saying the opposite of what one means in order to hurt someone

allude

to refer to indirectly

partisan

prejudiced in favor of a particular cause

enigma

a person, thing, or situation that is mysterious and difficult to understand

coincide

to occur at the same place or time

empathy

the ability to understand another person's feelings or experience

fatal

causing or ending in death

fatal

causing disaster or failure

diligent

showing care and effort in ones work

margin

the edge of a place, group, or situation, especially one separate from the main area

margin

the amount by which something succeeds

ritual

a series of predetermined actions, especially as part of a religious ceremony

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