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35 terms

SAT Set 5 Part 2

Sunday Classes
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Effusive
Expressing emotion without restraint
Augment
To increase in size or number
Intransigent
Uncompromising, sticking to an extreme position
Goad
To prod or urge
Inculpate
To blame, charge with a crime
Epicure
A person with refined tastes in food
Gauche
Lacking social refinement
Dearth
Shortage
Retraction
Removal; 'taking back'
Embellished
Decorated
Encompassed
Included; surrounded
Pittance
Meager amount or wage
Equanimity
Peace of mind; balance; calm
Sentient
Aware, conscious
Ilk
Type or kind
Exotic
Strange; foreign
Limpid
Clear, transparent
Finagle
Wheedle; wangle; trick
Mote
A small particle, a speck
Gratuitous
Free; unwarranted
Harrowing
Extremely distressing, terrifying
Largess
Generous giving, as of money to others who seem inferior
Intrigued
Interested and curious
Onerous
Burdensome
Languid
Lacking energy; weak
Lobby
1. To try to persuade, 2. entrance hall
Opine
To express an opinion
Stolid
Having little or showing little emotion
Resilience
Strength; ability to withstand
Monotonous
Dull; repetitive
Motley
Varied; miscellaneous
Overhaul
Renovate, to take apart in order to examine and repair if necessary
Preclude
Prevent
Wizened
Withered, shriveled, wrinkled
Purportedly
Apparently claiming