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41 terms

SAT Vocab: A-B

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abridge
shorten
abstract
apart from concrete realities
accessible
applaud
acknowledge
to recognize the rights
acquiesce
agree without protest
acrid
sharp or bitter
adversary
opponent
adverse
unfavorable
advocate (v.)
to plead in favor of
affirmation
a positive assertion
agenda
a plan or program
aggregate (v.)
gather, accumulate
altruistic
unselfishly generous
ambiguous
capable of being understood in two or more ways
ambivalence
the state of having contradictory
amorphous
lacking shape
analogous
comparable
anarchist
a person who rebels against authority
antagonism
actively expressed opposition or hostility
antediluvian
extremely primitive or outmoded
antidote
something that relieves
antiquated
outmoded or discredited by reason of age
apathy
lack of caring
appease
pacify
apprehension
suspicion or fear
archaic
characteristic of an earlier time
artifact
an object remaining from a particular period
artisan
craftsperson
ascendance
domination
aspire
seek to attain
authoritarian
relating to a concentration of power in a leader
autonomous
self-governing
aversion
firm dislike
avert
to turn away
aviary
a place for keeping birds confined
belie
give a false impression
benevolent
marked by or disposed to doing good
bequeath
to hand down, especially by a will
braggart
a loud arrogant boaster
brevity
shortness of duration
buttress
support