SAT lesson 9

Created by chrishong97 

Upgrade to
remove ads

douse

drench

cumbersome

hard to manage

illegible

undecipherable

stupefy

stun; amaze

musky

having the odor of musk

tract

region of land; pamphlet

precedent

earlier example of a similar situation

seclude

sequester; cloister

willful

intentional

crafty

devious

frenetic

frenzied

vocation

an occupation or profession

conserve

use sparingly

recalcitrant

obstinate

redeem

to make up for

obsolete

no longer useful; antiquated

surveillance

watching; guarding

fickle

changeable

rakish

dashing

sybarite

lover of luxury

eloquence

persuasive speech

resurrection

revival

herbivorous

grain-eating

punitive

intended as a punishment

marshal

to assemble for the purpose of doing something

broach

introduce

reticulate

cover with a network

orientation

act of finding oneself in society

rout

to drive or force out

gravity

seriousness

contrived

forced

astral

relating to the stars

auroral

pertaining to the aurora borealis

vindicated

freed from blame

vituperative

full of angry and cruel criticism

belie

give a false impression

infiltrate

penetrate sneakily

impropriety

improperness

mutter

to grumble or complain

exhilarating

invigorating and refreshing

cosmopolitan

pertinent to the whole world

infraction

violation

procure

to acquire, obtain

machination

covert plot

monarchy

government under a single ruler

behemoth

monstrous animal

grill

to query, to question aggressively

accelerate

to develop or progress more quickly

voracious

ravenous

sheaf

any bundle of things tied together

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set