SAT Words 11-15

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endemic

belonging to a particular area, inherent

enervate

to weaken, sap strength from

engender

to produce, cause, bring about

enigmatic

puzzling, inexplicable

ennui

boredom, lack of interest and energy

ensconce

to settle comfortably into a place

ephemeral

momentary, transient feeling

equivocal

ambiguous, open to 2 interpretations and intended to mislead

equivocate

to use vague or ambiguous language intentionally

erudite

learned, scholarly

eschew

to abstain from, avoid

esoteric

understood by only a learned few

exasperation

irritation

exculpate

to clear of blame or fault, vindicate

exigent

urgent, excessively demanding

extol

to praise

extricate

to free from, disentangle

facility

aptitude, ease of doing something

fallacious

wrong, unsound, illogical

fallow

uncultivated, unused

fastidious

careful with details

fatuous

stupid, foolishly self satisfied

feckless

ineffective, careless, irresponsible

fecund

fertile,fruitfull,productive

flaccid

limp, flabby, weak

fortuitous

happening by luck, fortunate

fractious

unruly, rebellious

fulsome

sickeningly expressive, repulsive

furtive

secret, stealthy

gall

to exacerbate, irritate

garrulous

very talkitive

gnostic

having to do with knowledge

grandiose

magnificent and imposing, exaggerated and pretentious

gross

total before deductions

guile

trickery, deception

hackneyed

worn out by overuse

hapless

unfortunate, having bad luck

hedonism

pursuit of pleasure as a goal

hegemony

leadership, domination usually by country

husband

to farm, manage carefully and thriftily

iconoclast

one who attacks traditional beliefs

ignominious

disgraceful and dishonorable

ilk

type or kind

immutable

unchangeable, invariable

impecunious

poor, having no money

imperious

arrogantly self- assured, domineering, overbearing

impetuous

quick to act without thinking

importune

to ask repeatedly, beg

impugn

to call into question, attack verbally

inane

foolish, silly, lacking significance

incense

to infuriate, enrage

inchoate

imperfectly formed or formulated

incisive

perceptive, penetrating

incorrigible

incapable of being corrected

inculpate

to blame, charge with a crime

indignant

very poor

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