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25 terms

SAT Vocabulary Part 5

SAT Vocabulary sets are divided into roughly 25 terms at a time.
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Bombastic
given to pompous speech or writing
Ebullience
intense enthusiasm
Exorbitant
exceeding all bounds, as of custom or fairness
Exuberant
full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy
Embellish
to ornament or decorate; to exaggerate
Flagrant
extremely or deliberately shocking or noticeable
Gratuitous
given freely; unearned; unnecessary
Lavish
extravagant
Lugubrious
mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
Opulent
elaborately decorated
Penchant
a strong inclination or liking
Redundant
needlessly repetitive
Ubiquitous
being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
Vicarious
felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another
Vignette
a short scene or story
Amalgam
a combination of diverse elements; a mixture
Inundate
to overwhelm as if with a flood; to swamp
Multifarious
diverse; various
Multiplicity
state of being various or manifold; a great number
Alleviate
to ease a pain or burden
Beneficial
producing or promoting a favorable result; helpful
Cathartic
relaxing after an emotional outburst
Curative
able to heal or cure
Palliative
relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure
Therapeutic
having or exhibiting healing powers