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30 terms

Jr. SAT Week 2 Day 3

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contiguous
sharing an edge or boundary; touching
disparate
distinct in kind; essentially different; dissimilar
pivotal
of central importance; crucial
importune
to harass with persistent demands or entreaties
preeminent
superior or notable above all others
tangential
merely touching or slightly connected; only superficially relevant; divergent
paramount
of chief concern or importance
inscrutably
in an incomprehensible or mysterious manner
unctuous
oily; exaggerated and false sincerity
histrionically
in an excessively dramatic or emotional manner
lewd
characterized by lust or lasciviousness
meticulousness
strict attention to details
apathy
lack of interest or concern; indifference
austerity
severity in manner
resignation
giving up one's job, quitting; unresisting acceptance, submission
remorse
a feeling of regret for one's sins or misdeeds
stark
bare or blunt
ethereal
extremely delicate and refined, almost heavenly
evanescent
vanishing, fading quickly, short-lived
excerpt
passage or quotation taken from a book; an extract
explicate
to explain in detail
expository
serving to expound or explain
fable
a legend or myth, not based upon fact, sometimes using animals to convey a moral
facile
quick and easy, but often superficial and lazy
falter
to hesitate, waver, or pause in uncertainty
ferocious
fierce, savage and cruel
flippant
lacking respect and seriousness, humorous in a disrespectful way
florid
reddish, rosy, especially in complection or skin tone
fluent
smooth, graceful, flowing
fodder
food for livestock, such as horses and cows