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Elite SAT 1 High Frequency 326-350

Vocab 326-350 for A and B from Elite
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pontificate
v. to speak pompously and at length
sentiment
n. a feeling or opinion, esp. based on emotion instead of reason
interloper
n. one who interferes with the affairs of others; a meddler
delectable
adj. very pleasing; delightful, esp. to the taste
blemish
n. a flaw that harms the appearance of something
equanimity
n. evenness of temper, esp. as a characteristic state
peevish
adj. irritable; querulous
waddle
v. to walk rocking from side to side
gross
adj. total, entire; glaringly obvious, flagrant
skew
v. to place at an angle; to cause bias in or distort; adj. asymmetric; distorted or biased
humdrum
adj. dull; routine; commonplace
marshal
v. to arrange in order
aggregate
adj. total
intemperate
adj. lacking in moderation; excessive
veer
v. to change direction
rapture
n. the experience of great joy; ecstasy
contemplate
v. to look at or think about carefully; to consider as a possibility
savor
v. to taste or smell, esp. with pleasure; n. the taste or smell
incontrovertible
adj. impossible to dispute
graze
v. to feed on grasses
coincide
v. to occur at the same time or be at the same place; to agree exactly
portray
v. to make a likeness of; to describe in words
furrow
n. a trench in the earth made by a plow; a wrinkle
quaff
v. to drink quickly or with enthusiasm
hierarchy
n. a ranking according to status or ability; a group having authority
deter
v. to prevent or discourage from acting by means of fear or doubt
glutton
n. one who eats too much
proliferate
v. to grow or reproduce rapidly
unmitigated
adj. absolute; positive; severe
inscrutable
adj. hard to understand; enigmatic
decry
v. to speak out against strongly and openly
horde
n. a group of people; a large crowd
tangent
n. an abrupt digression or change of course
chaos
n. complete disorder
apprise
v. to inform or modify
comprise
v. to include; to contain; to be composed of
vertex
n. highest point; summit
pundit
n. a person who gives opinions or commentary; an educated person
depreciate
v. to reduce in price or value
sustenance
n. the support of life or health
surfeit
n. an excess
stringent
adj. imposing strict standards of performance; constricted
calumny
n. a false and malicious statement; slander
accede
v. to agree to something
demise
n. destruction; death
construe
v. to interpret
disheveled
adj. disarranged; untidy; rumpled
oracle
n. a person thought to be a source of wisdom or prophecy
virtuoso
n. one with great skill, esp, in music or the arts
symbiotic
adj. involving a close relationship of mutual dependence