Barrons SAT 4

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apotheosis

elevation to godhood

appall

shock, dismay

apparatus

equipment

appease

pacify/soothe; relieve

appellation

name, title

append

attach

application

diligent attention

apposite

appropriate, fitting

appraise

estimate value of

apprehend

arrest (a criminal), dread, perceive

apprehension

fear

apprise

inform

approbation

approval

appropriate

acquire

aptitude

fitness; talent

aquiline

curved, hooked

arable

fit for growing crops

arbiter

person with power to decide a dispute; judge.

arbitrary

capricious, randomly chosen, tyrannical

arbitrator

judge

arcade

covered passageway

arcane

secret, mysterious, only known to the initiated

archaic

antiquated.

archetype

prototype, primitive pattern

archives

public records

ardent

intense, passionate

arduous

hard, strenuous

arid

dry, barren

arousal

awakening

arraign

charge in court, indict

array1

draw up in order

array2

clothe, adorn

arrears

being in debt

arrogance

pride; haughtiness

arsenal

storage place for military equipment

articulate

effective, distinct

artifact

object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced.

artifice

deception, trickery

artisan

manually skilled worker, craftsman

artless

without guile/deceit, open and honest

ascendancy

domination, controlling influence

ascertain

to find out for certain

ascetic

practicing self-denial, austere

ascribe

refer, attribute, assign

aseptic

preventing infecton

ashen

ash-colored

asinine

stupid

askance

with a sideways or indirect look

askew

crookedly, slanted.

asperity

sharpness (of temper)

aspersion

slander, slur, derogatory remark

aspirant

seeker after position or status

aspire

seek to attain; long for

assail

assault

assay

analyze, evaluate

assent

agree, accept

assert

declare or state with confidence

assiduous

diligent

assimilate

absorb

assuage

ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)

assumption

something taken for granted

assurance

promise/pledge/certainty

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