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100 terms

Ring of Mcallister SAT words 101 to 200

From book "The Ring of Mcallister" 2nd hundred words
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aversion
intense dislike
succulent
juicy; full of vitality or freshness
pallor
paleness, a lack of color
imbue
To saturate or permeate as if with a dye or stain.
tableau
vivid description, striking incident or scene
matriculate
to enroll as a member of a college or university
exasperation
irritation or annoyance
plaintive
expressive of sorrow or woe, melancholy
conciliatory
friendly, agreeable
discern
TO PERCEIVE SOMETHING OBSCURE
behemoth
huge creature
torsion
act of twisting or turning
sonorous
producing a deep or full sound
surreptitiously
secretly
deliberate
think about carefully
wary
mistrustful, on guard;cautious
tonal
relating to pitch or sound
legible
capable of being read
conjure
to imagine or bring into being as if by magic
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite
wayward
erratic, unrestrained, reckless
saunter
a leisurely walk or stroll (usually in some public place),
bevy
group
penultimate
next to last
morbid
gruesome, horrible, relating to disease
corrugate
to mold in a shape with parallel grooves and ridges
ebullient
exhilarated, full of enthusiasm and high spirits
gait
manner of walking
eloquence
fluent and effective language
chide
to scold mildly, express disapproval
resolve
to conclude, find the solution
interminable
seemingly endless
reticent
not speaking freely; reserved
surmise
to make an educated guess
peruse
to Examine Carefully
artifact
historical relic, a man-made object
disperse
to break up, to scatter, spread far and wide
disengage
to disconnect, become free, disassociate
circumnavigate
to bypass, to sail completely around
scrutiny
careful observation
serpentine
winding, twisting snakelike in shape or movement
idle
inactive, not in active use
penchant
a strong inclination toward something, a liking
ambiguous
unclear; having more than one possible interpretation
endurance
the power to withstand hardship or stress
ingress
entrance
dubious
questionable
disbelief
To refuse to believe in
incredulous
Skeptical; disbelieving, doubtful
prevaricate
to lie or deviate from the truth
verbose
wordy, to many words
pariah
a social outcast
hydrate
to add water
kudos
fame, glory, or honor
incandescent
shining brightly, glowing
harbinger
precursor, sign of something to come
diminutive
small
ascend
to rise, climb up
remuneration
payment for work done
fathom
measure the depth of, to understand
composure
calmness of mind or appearance, self-possession
reticent
not speaking freely; reserved
inept
clumsy or awkward
presage
to foretell; indicate in advance
accede
to express approval, to agree to
conscientious
Governed by conscience; careful and thorough
plethora
overabundance; excess
prattle
meaningless sounds, babble
dexterous
skillful in physical movements
contusion
bruise
tempered
moderated, restrained
accessible
attainable, available; approachable
riveted
fastened or fixed firmly; engrossed
nonchalantly
with an air of unconcerned, indifferently
oblige
provide a service or favor for someone
broach
to mention or suggest for the first time
panorama
a wide, unobstructed view of an area
minuscule
very small
mote
small particle, speck
extol
to praise, glorify, or honor
elucidate
to clarify, explain
wry
humorously sarcastic or mocking
ramble
to roam, wander aimlessly
equestrian
relating to horseback riding
fallow
left unplowed during a growing season, unused
arable
suitable for cultivation of land
languid
lacking energy or liveliness
scoff
to treat with disrespect
cast
to fling, throw forcefully
discourse
conversation, discussion
lineage
ancestry, the descendants of one individual
ironic
humorously, as a result of something being contrary to what was expected
arboretum
place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
variegated
having streaks, of a different color or colors
flora
plants of a region
arboreal
relating to trees
cavort
to leap about in a sprightly manner; romp
loath
reluctant, unwilling
elaborate
make more complex, work out in detail
chagrin
strong feelings of embarrassment