FRANKLIN ENGLISH 10 SAT VOCABULARY S1-Q2

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40 terms · LAKER APPLEBY DUNN ZOCH OKERSON

Surpass

to exceed or go beyond

Candor

Sincerity; openness

Degradation

humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank

Torpor

laziness; inactivity; dullness

Voluble

talkative; speaking easily; glib

Archaic

antiquated, old, out of use

Concur

to agree

Laud

to praise, to extol

Curtail

to cut short

Partisan

a fervent and even militant proponent of something

Endorse

approve; support

Discordant

lacking harmony or agreement

Artisan

a person who is skillful with his/her hands

Saturate

to soak or fill to capacity

Discourse

serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.

Expedite

to speed up

Impeccable

faultless; without sin or blemish

Sage

a wise person

Zealot

Fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal

Induce

persuade; bring about

Animosity

(n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility

Flagrant

shocking; outstandingly bad

Notoriety

fame of an unfavorable kind

Malicious

intending to hurt or harm another; spiteful

Refute

to disprove; to successfully argue against

Ephemeral

Lasting only a brief time; short-lived

Turmoil

extreme confusion; uproar

Viable

capable of living; workable

Contend

struggle; compete; assert earnestly

Remorse

deep and painful regret for wrongdoing

Eulogy

speech in praise of someone, a speech honoring the dead

Resolution

a formal expression of opinion

Skeptic

one who doubts or waits to pass judgement

Terse

breif and to the point

Venerate

to honor, to revere

Debunk

to expose untruths, shams, or exaggerated claims

Antipathy

a strong dislike, hostile feeling

Falter

to hesitate

Replete

filled to capacity, abundantly supplied

Mosaic

inlaid art work, design made from bits of glass or stone set in cement

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