Ross SAT Review 1-50

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Dubious

means uncertain, skeptical, doubtful, questionable.

Singular

means unique, special, remarkable, exceptional.

Sanctimonious

means phony holy, exaggerated religious feeling, hypocritical devotion or piousness, often "holier than thou".

preempt

is to supercede, to replace by prior arrangement.

Frenetic

means frantic or frenzied, it describes how one acts when both desperately rushed and disorganized.

Immutable

means unchangeable, permanent, steadfast.

affinity

is a natural attraction or proclivity, a sense of kinship with something or someone, a strong sense of liking.

Transient

means on the move, just passing through, not staying long.

vindictive

means to be spiteful, vengeful, malicious, wanting to take revenge.

Exigent

means urgent, pressing, requiring immediate action.

Facile

means easily done, glib, lacking depth.

precedent

is a something that comes before something else and serves as an example of or justification for it.

Concord

means harmony, agreement, a peaceful similarity of attitudes.

Willful

means headstrong, stubborn determined to have one's own way.

precipitate

is to bring about, to set off, to cause to happen.

Fauna

refers to animals.

Rigorous

means exacting, strict, harsh, demanding of precision.

Illicit

means forbidden, illegal, improper, taboo.

reprove

means to criticize or correct.

capitulate

is to surrender, cave in to pressure, to collapse.

Robust

means strong, hardy, vigorous.

coalesce

means to merge, to fuse, to blend together, to combine.

superficial

is to be shallow, concerned with only the obvious, not deep or probing.

scrutinize

means to examine carefully, to study in detail.

aptitude

is a natural ability, a talent, an inclination towards something that has not yet been mastered.

obfuscate

means to make unclear, to darken or confuse, to muddle.

Mundane

means ordinary, routine, commonplace, not special, of this world, not of heaven; earthly.

harbinger

is a forerunner, something that precedes something else and let's us know it is coming.

Circumspect

means cautious, guarded, vigilant.

Approbation

is praise, approval, admiration.

Static

means not moving, stationary, lacking movement or growth.

Anarchy

means lawlessness, the absence of government or authority; a state of chaos.

Colloquial

means informal, conversational, common.

Hermetic

means airtight or tightly sealed, unaffected by anything outside itself.

Expedite

means to facilitate, to help along, to speed the progress of, to make easier.

Impervious

means unable to be penetrated, and thus protected from being influenced or touched by an outside force.

Apartheid

is a rigid policy of racial segregation.

edify

means to uplift, to benefit or instruct, especially morally.

fetter

literally means to restrain, to shackle.

connoisseur

is someone who has refined taste in a given area, someone whose experience with something has made him or her an expert.

Compelling

means forceful, having a powerful pull.

paradox

is a self-contradiction.

despot

is a tyrant, a king or dictator with absolute power who uses it oppressively.

Erudite

means scholarly, extremely learned, intellectual.

deprecate

is to deplore, to express strong disapproval of.

vocation

is a calling, a profession or business that one has a strong inclination toward.

Auspicious

means promising, boding well, heartening, encouraging.

languish

means to experience prolonged inactivity in a way that weakens or depresses.

Credulous

means gullible, eager to believe, na

Decorous

means proper, dignified, in good taste, well-behaved, not offensive.

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