25 terms


7th SAT list
acrimony - noun
words or behavior filled with harshness or anger
affable - adj
friendly; easygoing
banal - adj
boring; trite; insipid
cajole - verb
to fool with flattery or false promises; coax; deceive
deference - noun
the act of yielding to someone else out of respect
endemic - adj
native to a particular country or among a particular group
futile - adj
hopelessly ineffective; useless; in vain
girth - noun
distance around an object; circumference
heresy - noun
an opinion expressed in defiance of generally accepted ideas
inaugurate - verb
begin; induct into
juncture - noun
point in time, especially a crucial one; joint or connection
kindle - verb
to start a fire; ignite; arouse
lionize - verb
to put someone onto a pedestal; to treat with great respect
malleable - adj
able to be reshaped by force; pliable; impressionable
nefarious - adj
extremely evil
obtuse - adj
dull; blunt; unintelligent; lacking sharpness
parsimony - noun
stinginess; excessive frugality
querulous - adj
constantly complaining
relevancy - noun
having a clear relationship to the matter at hand
salubrious - adj
promoting health
trepidation - noun
undulate - verb
to move in a wavy manner
voluble - adj
comfortable with speech; always ready to talk
wanton - adj
excessive; uncontrolled; lustful
wither - verb
dry out; shrivel up; lose life or energy