The 1000 Most Common SAT Words - Set 3

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The next 300 words of the 1000 Most Common SAT Words. To be continued.

chronological

arranged in order of time

circuitous

roundabout

circumlocution

indirect and wordy language

circumscribed

marked off, bounded

circumspect

cautious

circumvent

to get around

clairvoyant

able to perceive things that normal people cannot

clamor

1.(n) loud noise; 2.(v) to loudly insist

clandestine

secret

cleave

1.(v) to divide into parts; 2.(v)to stick together firmly

clemency

mercy

clergy

members of Christian holy orders

cloying

sickeningly sweet

coagulate

to thicken, clot

coalesce

to fuse into a whole

cobbler

a person who makes or repairs shoes

coerce

to make somebody do something by force or threat

cogent

intellectually convincing

cognizant

aware, mindful

coherent

logically consistent, intelligible

collateral

1.(adj) secondary; 2.(n) security for a debt

collusion

secret agreement, conspiracy

colossus

a gigantic statue or thing

combustion

the act or process of burning

commendation

a notice of approval or recognition

commensurate

corresponding in size or amount

commodious

roomy

compelling

forceful, demanding attention

compensate

to make an appropriate payment for something

complacency

self-satisfied ignorance of danger

complement

to complete, make perfect

compliant

ready to adapt oneself to another's wishes

complicit

being an accomplice in wrongful act

compliment

an expression of esteem or approval

compound

1.(v) to combine parts; 2.(n) a combination of different parts; 3.(n) a walled area containing a group of buildings

comprehensive

including everything

compress

to apply pressure, squeeze together

compunction

distress caused by feeling guilty

concede

to accept as valid

conciliatory

friendly, agreeable

concise

brief and direct in expression

concoct

to fabricate, make up

concomitant

accompanying in a subordinate fashion

concord

harmonious agreement

condolence

an expression of sympathy in sorrow

condone

to pardon, deliberately overlook

conduit

a pipe of channel through which something passes

confection

a sweet, fancy food

confidant

a person entrusted with secrets

conflagration

great fire

confluence

a gathering together

conformist

one who behaves the same as others

confound

to frustrate, confuse

congeal

to thicken into a solid

congenial

pleasantly agreeable

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