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SAT Verbs: F - W: Test Monday 11-30

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fetter
to restrain, chain, tie down
forestall
to delay, impede
goad
to urge, to provoke
juxtapose
to put next to each other, place side by side
laud
to applaud or praise
masticate
to chew
mollify
to soften in temper, to calm or soothe
obfuscate
to make obscure or unclear, to render incomprehensible
pacify
to soothe, ease, calm down, assuage
peruse
to examine carefully
pique
to provoke or cause indignation, to cause to feel resentment or indignation
placate
to soothe, appease
purport
to have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming, general meaning or tenor
raze
to demolish
recapitulate
to repeat, reiterate
redact
to revise, edit
redress
to set right, remedy
repudiate
to reject, turn down
sate
to satisfy (an appetite) fully
satiate
to satisfy excessively
stagnate
to be idle, to be still
stupefy
to astound, amaze
supplant
to displace and substitute for another, to take the place of
surmise
to guess, infer, suppose
undulate
to move in a smooth, wavelike motion
upbraid
to criticize, scold, reproach
vacillate
to sway from one side to another, go back and forth
wane
to decrease gradually in size or degree
wax
to increase gradually in size or degree
weather
to withstand or survive a situation