SSAT ASC List 5Ca

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abhor

to hate, to loathe

admonish

to warn or caution against something; t scold or criticize in a mild way

advocate

to plad in favor of; to recmmend publicly (n.) a gloss or polish

apocryphal

of doubtful authenticity; probably not true

audacious

bold; daring; too daring, insolent. Spirited and original

autocrat

a ruler or any person with unlimited power or authority

bicker

to argue over insignificant mattersa

brusque

abrupt or rude in manner or speech; blunt

burnish

to polish, to make shiny by rubbing (n.) a gloss or polish

collateral

property given as security for the repayment of a loan

comprehend

to understand

corpulence

excessive fatness; obesity

denounce

to speak against publicly; to accuse

derive

to get or receive from a source

dichotomy

division into tow parts or opinions that are usually contradictory

dictate

to say or read aloud to be recorded by anther; to command

disapprobation

disapproval; condemanation

disparage

to belittle; decry; to lower in reputation; discredit

efficacy

power to prodcue the desired results; effectiveness

endemic

prevalent in or restricted to a particular place or people

exotic

foreign; strangely beautiful or fascinationg

feisty

ill-tempered; touch; quarrelsome; spirited, frisky

forswear

to give up or reject seriously

fusillade

a rapid and continuous outburst; a rapid and continuous firing from a number of firearms

germinate

to start or cause to start to grow or develp; sprout

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