SAT vocab part 11 of 104

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SAT vocab part 11

menace

verb. act in a threatening manner

improper

adj. not suitable or right or appropriate

chronic

adj. being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

prediction

noun. a statement made about the future

prejudice

noun. a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

consistency

noun. a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts

prone

adj. having a tendency (to); often used in combination

outright

adv. without reservation or concealment

rampant

adj. unrestrained and violent

playwright

noun. someone who writes plays

specialty

noun. an asset of special worth or utility

secondary

adj. not of major importance

reflection

noun. the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material)

reminiscent

adj. serving to bring to mind

dissent

noun. a difference of opinion

exterior

noun. the outer side or surface of something

boycott

noun. a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies

arrange

verb. put into a proper or systematic order

cite

verb. refer to for illustration or proof

commodity

noun. articles of commerce

warrant

verb. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of

alley

noun. a narrow street with walls on both sides

redemption

noun. (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

proceed

verb. move ahead; travel onward in time or space

accommodate

verb. provide with something desired or needed

composer

noun. someone who composes music as a profession

likelihood

noun. the probability of a specified outcome

implicit

adj. implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something

fragile

adj. easily broken or damaged or destroyed

allegiance

noun. the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

probation

noun. (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court

anchor

verb. fix firmly and stably

crusade

verb. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for

gamble

verb. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

lax

adj. lacking in rigor or strictness

continuous

adj. continuing in time or space without interruption

sensation

noun. a perception associated with stimulation of a sensory organ

gravity

noun. a manner that is serious and solemn

analogy

noun. drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

bore

noun. a person who evokes boredom

imminent

adj. close in time; about to occur

dynamics

noun. the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies

intricate

adj. having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

assess

verb. set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

concede

verb. admit (to a wrongdoing)

brass

noun. an alloy of copper and zinc

suspension

noun. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

inherent

adj. in the nature of something though not readily apparent

spectator

noun. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

collision

noun. an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object

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