Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book IV — Lesson One

15 terms by acob16 

Ready to study?
Start with Flashcards

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

litany

n. any long, repetitive, or dull recital

vernacular

n. everyday language

desiccate

v. to dry out; to remove moisture
syn: dehydrate
ant: moisten; dampen

moratorium

n. a suspension of activity; an authorized delay
syn: postponement; cessation
ant: rush; continuation

ubiquitous

adj. occurring or seeming to occur everywhere; omnipresent
syn: universal
ant: nonexistant

lugubrious

adj. mournful; gloomy
syn: sombet; depressing
ant: joyful

equanimity

n. composure; calmness
syn: sangfold; poise
ant: anxiety; agitation

replete

adj. full; abundant
syn: abounding; rife
ant: lacking; empty

truncate

v. to shorten
syn: abridge; abbreviate
ant: lengthen; increase

wrenching

adj: causing mental or physical pain
syn: distressing; agonizing
ant: pleasant; comforting

arable

adj. suitable for cultivation of land
syn: fecund; fertile
ant: barren; infertile

frangible

adj. fragile; easy to break
syn: delicate; breakable
ant: sturdy; strong

camaraderie

n. rapport and goodwill
syn: friendship; amity
ant: enmity; hostility

zealous

adj. fervent; fanatical
syn: pssionate; enthusiastic
ant: uninterested; indifferent

interminable

adj. tiresome and long; seemingly endless
syn: tedious
ant: fleeting; limited

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set