GRE Vocab "S" 2

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Superfluous

exceeding what is sufficient

Surfeit

an overabundant supply, excess

Sedulous

diligent, persistent

Shard

a piece of broken pottery/glass

Soporific

causing drowsiness, tending to induce sleep

Satire

a literary work that ridicules a human vice through humor or derision

Sanction

authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance

Solicitous

concerned and attentive, eager

Sordid

characterized by filth and grime

Sporadic

occurring only occasionally

Squander

to waste by spending or using irresponsibly

Static

not moving, inactive, at rest

Stupefy

to stun, baffle, or amaze

Stymie

to block, thwart

Synthesis

the combination of parts to make a whole

Sparse

thin, not dense, arranged at widely spaced intervals

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