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SAT 乱序版

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evict
expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
exhale
expel air, breathe out
affinity
a natural attraction or feeling of kinship
inalterable
not capable of being changed or altered
debase
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
retrospect
look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.)
acclimate
to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
begrudge
envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
calamity
disaster
altruistic
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
robust
rough and crude,, strong and healthy
banal
common, ordinary,, repeated too often
treacherous
not to be trusted
entangle
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
ensure
make certain of
junction
the place where two or more things come together
empower
give or delegate power or authority to
dissuade
to persuade not to do something
instruct
give instructions or directions for some task
naive
lacking sophistication
latent
potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
verift
prove
summon
ask to come
wistful
yearning; sadly longing
denote
be a sign or indication of
buoyant
capable of floating; cheerful
consummate
perfect and complete in every respect
endurance
the power to withstand hardship or stress
irate
feeling or showing extreme anger
commute
exchange a penalty for a less severe one
residential
used or designed for residence or limited to residences
descry
catch sight of
beguile
to deceive, to mislead, to persuade with charm
commentary
a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
pacify
to calm down
eligible
qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen
untimely
uncommonly early or before the expected time
chagrin
strong feelings of embarrassment
flexible
bending and snapping back readily without breaking
triumph
a successful ending of a struggle or contest
oppressive
weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
prescript
prescribed guide for conduct or action
benign
pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
bombast
pompous or pretentious talk or writing
greedy
wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume
menace
a threat or the act of threatening
fabricate
make up something artificial or untrue
unbecoming
unattractive; improper
probe
an investigation conducted using a probe instrument
despondent
Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
penalty
the act of punishing
causal
implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
blaze
burn brightly and intensely
blase
tired of pleasures; bored
bleak
unpleasantly cold and damp
surmise
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
depraved
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
indistinct
not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
maneuver
an action aimed at evading an opponent
withhold
refuse to give; hold back
genesis
the first book of the Old Testament: tells of creation, beginning; origin
revoke
annul by recalling or rescinding
deficit
the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
controversy
dispute; debate; quarrel
sheer
very steep (cliff); absolute (feeling); semi-transparent (cloth)
ascribe
To assign or refer to, attribute
variation
n. a change in form, position, or condition
defraud
to deprive of something dishonestly
uproot
pull up by or as if by the roots
prelude
serve as a prelude or opening to
usage
accepted or habitual practice
compressible
capable of being compressed or made more compact
confrontation
discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
redeem
to buy back, make amends
bucolic
used of idealized country life, relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
entity
anything having existence, either physical or mystical
accost
approach with an offer of sexual favors, to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging or aggressive way
dialect
the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
desultory
marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose, jumping from one thing to another; disconnected
persevere
be persistent, refuse to stop
perplexing
confusing
persuade
to convince
straightforward
pointed directly ahead
coincidence
the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
hypothesis
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
defiant
openly or boldly resisting authority, challenging authority
shrinkage
process or result of becoming less or smaller,the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store.
reputed
putative, reputable, supposed
guarantee
promise to do or accomplish
barrel
a cylindrical container that holds liquids
allude
to refer to casually or indirectly
apprehensive
mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
discredit
cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
discourse
talk or hold forth formally about a topic
discourteous
showing no courtesy
emanate
to come forth; to send forth
purposeful
serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
obstruct
to hinder; to block; to get in the way of
qualified
legally qualified
blighted
ruined; destroyed; withered
pontifical
adj.自以为是的,武断的, adj.罗马教皇的, 主教的, 大祭司的 n.主教祭服及徽章, 主教仪典书
covetous
greedy, desiring something owned by another
fiddle
n.欺诈;小提琴 vt.篡改 vi.拨弄;胡混
roam
wander, v.漫游,闲逛,徜徉n.漫步,漫游
crabbed
adj.乖戾的, 易怒的, 难懂的, 潦草的
missile
rocket carrying passengers or instruments or a warhead
jade
n.疲惫的老马;玉,翡翠
edible
suitable or safe for eating
comprehensible
able to be grasped mentally; understandable
acquittal
a judgment of not guilty
destitution
a state without friends or money or prospects
inclusive
including much or everything
fictitious
formed or conceived by the imagination
berate
censure severely or angrily
negligible
so small as to be meaningless
chilly
uncomfortably cool, very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
adept
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
inert
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish
soluble
capable of being dissolved.
bravado
False bravery; a boastful display of courage
apotheosis
elevation to divine status; the perfect example of something
dignify
to make noble or proper
embody
represent or express something abstract in tangible form
maritime
bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
apparition
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance
impede
hinder, obstruct, slow down the process of
casualty
a person killed or injured in a war or accident
participate
to take part in
trifle
a detail that is considered insignificant
egoism
attempting to get personal recognition for yourself (especially by unacceptable means)
recessive
genetic trait that is not expressed when the contrasting form of the trait is present
accede
to agree or express agreement
uphold
stand up for
expect
be pregnant with
immune
secure against
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
habitude
Customary relation or association.
hazard
a source of danger
arboretum
a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
ludicrous
completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
amend
to make better
meditate
to think about deeply and quietly, reflect upon; to plan, intend
submerge
fill or cover completely, usually with water
adjuration
a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something
alimentary
of or providing nourishment
dissimilar
not like
renovate
give new life or energy to, make brighter and prettier
obscurity
the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
reign
royal authority, be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
inestimable
beyond calculation or measure
informal
not formal
induce
cause to do
enthusiastic
having or showing great excitement and interest
disparity
inequality or difference in some respect
condescend
debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
renown
the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
boorish
rude; insensitive
compress
squeeze or press together
cathartic
having a purging effect; inducing the release of emotional tension
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
fertile
marked by great fruitfulness
adulterate
mixed with impurities
sensitive
able to feel or perceive
recourse
act of turning to for assistance
hesitant
lacking decisiveness; uncertain or unwilling to make a decision
acquaint
make familiar or acquainted
oblivious
failing to keep in mind
malice
the quality of threatening evil, desire to harm others
allay
lessen the intensity of or calm
secondary
belonging to a lower class or rank
disburse
pay out
dwarf
a person who is abnormally small
rigorous
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
transcendent
beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
numerous
A large number; very many
intelligence
new information about specific and timely events,, the ability to comprehend
ritual
any customary observance or practice
conciliatory
appeasing; soothing; showing willingness to reconcile
compunction
a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
conjugal
of or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a wife and husband
outdo
get the better of
emigrate
leave one's country of residence for a new one
bibliography
the written list of all the sources used in a report or book
comestible
any substance that can be used as food
exemplary
worthy of imitation
plausible
appearing to merit belief or acceptance
allot
allow to have
senator
a member of a senate
erode
to wear away gradually, eat away
demolition
an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
debacle
a sudden and violent collapse
stature
natural height of a person or animal in an upright position
statue
a sculpture representing a human or animal
status
the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
desperate
a person who is frightened and in need of help
synonym
two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
negotiate
discuss the terms of an arrangement
projection
the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting,, (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
testiomony
a spoken or written statement or delaration given uner oath.
aversion
a feeling of intense dislike
avarice
extreme greed for material wealth
automation
equipment used to achieve automatic control or operation
legendary
celebrated in fable or legend
quaff
to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
trivialize
to make seem unimportant, to present as trivial
unprecedented
never having happened before
plod
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
conspire
act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a deceitful or illegal purpose
filibuster
a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
stupefy
make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow