SAT 2

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expurgate

delete

extant

existing

fabrication

a lie; something made up

facile

easy

felicitous

suitable; appropriate

feral

savage; wild

galvanize

to incite; arouse

gaunt

extremely thin

gingerly

carefully

grovel

to beg

hapless

unlucky

harbinger

a messenger or omen

hermetic

sealed airtight

histrionic

overly dramatic

hubris

excessive pride

inanimate

not living

incantation

prayer

inchoate

not fully formed

incisive

cutting; sharp

incumbent

one who holds office

indelible

can't be erased

ineffable

can't be expressed in words

inexorable

steadfast

inflammatory

likely to enrage

insular

isolated

intemperate

excessive; immoderate

interlocutor

one who participates in conversation or dialogue

intractable

unmangable

jaded

so sophisticated that nothing excites you

jingoism

very aggressive patriotism

juggernaut

a relentless force

juxtapose

to line things up for comparison

kinetic

related to motion

legion

a very large number

leviathan

something huge

licentious

morally easy-going; loose

melee

a brawl

milieu

environment or surrounding

myopic

short sighted

naivate

lack of experience; innocence

nihilism

believing in nothing

nondescript

having features that are hard to distinguish

nonplussed

very confused

obfuscate

to make unclear

obliged

made to do something

oblique

indirect or slanted

olfactory

relating to sense of smell

onerous

burdensome

opprobrium

disgrace or disapproval

ostensible

apparent

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