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The SAT Words weeks 1-5 for Mrs. Robinson's class at LSHS for English I Honors; also for SAT Test

Bravado

N: overconfidence;boasting

Dynamic

Adj: impressive

Predispose

V: to influence before hand

Adj: a predisposed location

Squander

V: to waste

Credible

Adj: believable

Originate

V: to begin

Admonish

V: to scold, reprimand; or fuss at

Flaunt

V: to show off

Abnormal

Adj: not normal

Disgruntled

V: upset

Encroach

V: intrude gradually into someone's space

Reiterate

V: repeat

Irate

Adj: angry

Pulsate

V: to beat or vibrate

Regurgent

Adj: rising

Saga

N: a narrative story

Espouse

V: to give support to

Amiable

Adj: friendly

Attain

V: to achieve or accomplish

Clamor

N: a loud noise

Concept

N: an idea;an understanding

Vociferous

Adj: clamorous; crying out noisily

Banter

V: to speak

N: speaking; talking

Exuberant

Adj: enthusiastic

Motif

N: A theme that recurs in music, literature, or decorating

Panoramic

Adj: an unlimited view

Staccate

N: crisp seperated sounds

Raucous

Adj: Loud and Boisterous

Illuminated

Adj: Brightly lit

Rasping

Adj: Hoarse; raspy

Permeate

V: to flow or spreat through

Contemptuous

Adj: Bitter

Foregone

Adj: known in advance; inevitable

Infringe

V: to trespass or violate

Connive

V: To Conspire

Ascertain

V: to learn by examining

Aromatic

Adj: Plesant smelling

Intricate

Adj: detailed/complex

Fizzle

V: to fail or die out

Intermingle

V: to blend or mix together

Luscious

Adj: delicious

Appall(ing)

V: disgust/disgusted

Adj: disgusting

Gala

N: a celebration

Imminent

Adj: about to happen

Pastoral

Adj: peaceful; releating to life in the country

Relish

V: to enjoy

Transmute

V: to change

Annihilate

V: to destroy

Encounter

N: an encounter

V: to encounter

Malevolent

Adj: evil

Torment

N: pain

V: to torture

Gamlet

N: a goblet

Idiom: to "throw down the gamlet" means to accept a challenge

Infest

V: to crowd

Curb

N: concrete edge

V: to retain

Accomodate

V: to provide for

Eerie

Adj: mysterious;creepy

Tremble

V: to shake violently

Obscured

Adj: not clear, non-distinct, pale

Confound

V: to confuse

Verbatim

Adj: word for word

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