Quiz B: More Hot Words for the SAT

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Hot Words for the SAT, 3rd Ed., Linda Carnevale (Barrons) - Lessons 34 and 35

aggregate

n: a sum total or mixture

audacious

adj: very bold

aviary

n: an enclosed space for birds

complementary

adj: serving to complete another

complimentary

adj: given freely to repay a favor or as a courtesy

debunk

v: to prove wrong or false

discrepancy

n: a difference

eclectic

adj: taken from many different sources

excerpt

n: a portion of a text or musical piece that is taken, or extracted, from the whole

glacial

adj: very cold or very slow moving (in both cases, like a glacier)

insuperable

adj: unable to be overcome

insufferable

adj: difficult or impossible to endure; intolerable

lithe

adj: nimble and flexible; agile; supple

misanthrope

n: someone who dislikes all people

pitfall

n: an unseen danger, risk, or drawback

raze

v: to tear down; to destroy

replete

adj: filled-up; overflowing

respite

n: period of inactivity; a lull; a reprieve

spurious

adj: false; counterfeit; lacking logic; specious

vaporize

v: to turn to vapor, foam, or mist

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