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30 SSAT Words to Study #1

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Altruistic
humane, benevolent
Antidote
remedy, neutralizer
Articulate
well spoken, eloquet
Botanist
a scientist who studies plants
Contentious
feisty, meet, quarrelsome
Couplet
unit of poetry with two rhyming words
Devotee
fan, admirer
Dexterity
skill, agility
Emulate
copy, imitate
Err
to make a mistake, error
Erudite
wise, learned, informed
Impasse
road with no exit/solution
Imply
suggest, hint
Indicate
show, reveal
Judicious
wise, sage
Malleable
soft, flexible, yielding
Obstruct
block, impede
Olfactory
sense of smell
Persevere
continue, struggle
Prophesy
predict, foretell
Quench
satisfy
Residue
remainders, remnant
Revel
celebrate, enjoy
Savor
to enjoy something with delight
Stealthy
secret, sneaky
Tactful
delicate, judicious
Tepid
lukewarm, temperature
Tether
tie, fasten
Unkempt
sloppy, ruffled
Writhe
to squirm, to twist