SAT Vocab List #401-450

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50 terms · Griffin SAT vocab week of 1/8/13 easy words #19-50

opulence

wealth, abundance

virulent

highly infectious, deadly

firebrand

a person who stirs up trouble or revolt

flout

to scorn or scoff at (especially rules)

concord

agreement, harmony

accord

agreement

insolvent

unable to pay one's debts

circumlocution

a roundabout way of saying something

idiosyncratic

peculiar or unique to an individual

astute

clever, showing keen understanding

embezzle

to steal money entrusted to one's care

garble

to confuse or jumble; to distort

subordinate

or lesser importance or rank

unanimity

undivided opinion, agreement by all

prattle

to chatter or babble

implacable

incapable of being calmed or soothed

propriety

properness

convivial

having a friendly, festive atmosphere

eloquent

skilled and persuasive in speaking

confine

to keep within limits

linger

to be slow and reluctant to leave

comprehensive

of broad scope, including everything

prestige

high status, good reputation

disposition

usual attitude toward things, character

document

to support with specific evidence

frail

weak

sparse

thinly scattered, scanty

amiable

friendly, good-natured

ratify

to approve and accept formally

relish

to take pleasure in or enjoy

reiterate

to say or do repeatedly

sporadic

happening only occasionally

periphery

outer edge

static

unchanging, motionless

concise

expressing much in a few words

boundless

vast, unlimited

ruthless

without pity, cruel, merciless

compromise

to put in danger, to weaken

rational

reasonable

eradicate

to remove or destroy completely

arbitrary

based not on a rule but on luck or whim

impoverished

poor

alien

foreign, unfamiliar, strange

somber

gloomy

glutton

a person who eats and drinks excessively

submissive

humbly obedient, giving in easily

considerate

showing regard for others' feelings

indentation

a notch or depression

ornate

elaborately decorated, fancy

chide

to scold

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