Flocabulary SAT Song 10: "Dr. Doctor"

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CAIS, Hong Kong, Flocabulary, SAT Vocabulary

salient

significant, conspicuous

sybarite

someone devoted to pleasure and luxury, a voluptuary

voluptuary

someone devoted to sensory pleasure and luxury, a sybarite

hedonist

one whose primary pursuit is pleasure

immaculate

impeccably clean, spotless, pure

deluge

a great flood or something that overwhelms like a flood

inclination

a tendency, a propensity

propensity

an inclination, preference

tantamount

equivalent in value or significance

incredulous

skeptical, disbelieving

novel

strikingly new, unusual or different

deleterious

harmful

frenetic

frenzied, hectic, frantic

grotto

a small cave or cavern

irascible

easily angered

malaise

a vague feeling of discomfort

modicum

a small amount of something

neonate

a newborn infant

olfactory

relating to the sense of smell

fortitude

strength, bravery

ominous

foreboding or foreshadowing evil, portentous

portentous

foreboding or foreshadowing evil, ominous

presage

an omen

premonition

a presentiment of the future

volition

a conscious choice or decision

predestination

the concept of destiny or fate

prestidigitation

a sleight of hand

tenuous

having little substance or strength

obfuscate

to render incomprehensible

purport

to present an imitation that is often false

feign

to fake or pretend to

vim

vitality and energy, vigor

vigor

vitality and energy, vim

veracious

honest, truthful

erroneous

mistaken, incorrect

fallacious

incorrect, misleading

histrionic

excessively dramatic or emotional

melodramatic

exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic

fabulist

a teller of fables; a liar

convalescence

the gradual return to health after illness

dearth

a lack, scarcity

rife

abundant

luminescence

light from nonthermal sources

lithe

graceful, flexible, supple

limber

bending or flexing readily, pliable

pique

to provoke or to cause indignation

peregrinate

to travel from place to place on foot

innate

inborn, native, inherent

penchant

a tendency, partiality, preference

rustic

relating to country life

morose

gloomy or sullen

mollify

to soften in temper

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