SAT prep lesson 2

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bellicose

warlike (adj)

benevolent

charitable (adj)

cacophony

harsh sound or combination of sounds (noun)

capitulate

to surrender (verb)

capricious

tending to change abruptly (adj)

circumspect

showing watchfulness (adj)

clemency

leniency or mercy towards an enemy (noun)

coalesce

to unite or merge into a single body (verb)

cognizant

taking notice (adj)

coherent

capable of logical, intelligible speech (adj)

colloquial

having to do with common or informal conversation (adj)

conflagration

a great fire (noun)

confound

to make feel confused (verb)

congeal

to thicken (verb)

connoisseur

a person who has expert knowledge (noun)

contemporaneous

occurring at the same time (adj)

convivial

sociable (adj)

copious

plenteous (adj)

corroborate

to confirm or support (verb)

cursory

rapid and superficial (adj)

debilitate

to make weak (verb)

declension

a falling off or away (noun)

deleterious

harmful to health (adj)

denouement

the outcome of a plot (noun)

didactic

used for teaching or instruction (adj)

diffidence

lack of confidence in oneself (noun)

disconsolate

so unhappy that nothing will comfort (adj)

dubious

doubtful (adj)

efface

to obliterate (verb)

effervesce

to bubble up (verb)

effervescent

giving off bubbles of gas (adj)

enigmatic

perplexing (adj)

ephemeral

short-lived (adj)

equilibrium

a state of balance (noun)

euphonious

having a pleasant sound (adj)

euphony

the quality of a pleasant sound (noun)

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