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SAT book 2 lesson 17

SAT book 2 lesson 17
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circumspect
careful; heedful; attentive to all points
zephyr
a gentle breeze (sometimes specifically the West Wind)
renegade
one who deserts one side in favor of another; traitor; outlaw
retribution
something justly deserved, especially a punishment
hurtle
to move or fling swiftly and with great force
scourge
a person or thing which causes great trouble or misfortune
caustic
biting; stingingly sharp or sarcastic
taciturn
not fond of talking; usually silent
agnostic
one who believes that he existence of God can neither be proved or disproved
terse
brief and to the point
uncanny
weird; strange; so keen or acute as to seem bizarre
exodus
a departure, especially of a large group
penitent
remorseful; sorry for having done wrong
vindicate
to clear of suspicion or accusations
raillery
good-humored ridicule or teasing