FRANKLIN ENGLISH 10 SAT VOCABULARY S1-Q1

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Appleby Zoch Laker Dunn

Adversity

misfortune, unfavorable happening

Blighted

suffering from a disease; destroyed

Cliché

an idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse

Acquiesce

to give in, to comply

Beguile

To deceive; to charm; to enchant

Charlatan

one who pretends to have knowledge in order to swindle others. A fraud.

Converge

to come together

Alleviate

to relieve, make more bearable

Desiccate

to dry out; to remove moisture

Emaciated

extremely thin

Hyperbole

exaggeration or overstatement

Diffidence

shyness; lack of confidence

Edify

to enlighten; to instruct, especially in moral or religious matters

Apathy

lack of interest or emotion

Insuperable

Incapable of being overcome or defeated

Efface

to erase; to rub away the features of

Acclaim

praise; applause; admiration

Depose

to remove from office or power; to take out of place; to put down

Anecdote

short story of an amusing or interesting event

Savory

tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty, not sweet; inoffensive, respectable

Ardent

passionate, enthusiastic

Repugnant

(adj) offensive, disagreeable, distasteful

Appease

(V.) to make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisfy; to yield to

Sedentary

largely inactive, accustomed to sitting

Ravenous

greedy; very hungry; eager for satisfaction

Augment

to increase

Lithe

graceful, flexible, supple

Parody

humorous or ridiculous imitation

Recant

disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error

Steadfast

unchanging; steady; loyal

Novelty

something new, original, or unusual

Orator

a skilled public speaker

Swagger

to boast; to strut or otherwise demonstrate excessive pride

Prolific

abundantly productive; abundant, profuse

Benevolent

(adj.) kindly, charitable

Condone

to forgive

Avert

to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid

Enigma

a puzzle, mystery, or riddle

Adversary

opponent; enemy

Euphemism

An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is considered unpleasant

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