SAT Quack! - Volume 7

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New Town High School AVID program Baltimore County Public Schools flashcards created by Jodi Grosser, Coordinator Words taken from Teacher's Discovery SAT Quack! Video series

evade

To elude or avoid by cunning; to flee from a pursuer

cerebral

of or relating to the brain; appealing to or requiring the use of intellect; intellectual

austere

stern, as in manner; without excess, unadorned, severely simple and plain

accolade

An expression of approval or respect for special merit; an award

cacophony

a loud harsh or strident noise

oust

To remove, drive out of a position or place

impede

to obstruct or interfere with; to delay; to be a hindrance to

veritable

unquestionable; true

queue

(n.) a line of people waiting for something (v.) to form such a line

temerity

recklessness; a foolish disregard of danger

verbatim

word for word; exactly as written or spoken

fraught

teeming with; full; causing emotional distress

ornate

excessively decorated

concurrently

occurring or operating at the same time

incommodious

lacking space; uncomfortable

noisome

offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious

trepidation

a feeling of alarm or dread

wane

to lose size, strength, or power

torrid

Parched with heat; ardent or passionate

askew

awry, lopsided, cockeyed, crooked

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