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100 terms

Ring of Mcallister SAT words 201 t0 300

From the Kaplan book "The Ring of Mcallister" 3rd hundred words, out of 1000 SAT words
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exploit
use or manipulate to one's advantage
keen
perceptive, intellectually sharp
tome
book, usually large and academic
diplomacy
The art of negotiating, conducting, and maintaining relationships using discretion and tact
laggard
dawdler, loafer, lazy person
rococo
very highly ornamented
depict
v. to represent; to portray by or as by a picture
apocryphal
fictitious, false, wrong
recount
narrate, to describe facts or events
inoffensive
harmless, innocent
anecdote
a short, usually funny account of an event
lurid
shocking, sensational
enthrall
to hold spellbound; to captivate, enchant
opulence
lavish display of wealth
mock
the act of mocking or ridiculing
jaded
dulled by excess or overuse; cynical
proclaim
to declare publicly, announce
ponder
to consider or think about something in depth
skeptical
doubtful; questioning
chortle
to chuckle
cosmopolitan
Worldly, sophisticated
assent
agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
bemused
confused; bewildered
ardently
passionately, eagerly
noxious
harmful; poisonous
viscous
thick, syrupy, and sticky
complement
make complete or perfect
fusion
process of combining things into one
cuisine
style of cooking
feign
to pretend with the intent to deceive
resonate
to have a strong emotional effect
void
an empty area or space
concur
to agree
emphatic
marked with emphasis
coagulate
To clot; cause to thicken
thwart
To prevent from taking place; frustrate; block
undulate
move in a wavy pattern
enshroud
cover as if with a shroud
portent
omen
ominous
menacing; threatening
conflagration
a large destructive fire
intrepid
fearless
abandon
total lack of inhibition
dissipate
to cause to disappear
plucky
courageous; spunky
elicit
to draw forth, bring out from some source
glower
to stare angrily
terse
using few words
lament
express grief verbally
loiter
hang around; stand idly about
morose
broodingly, ill humor, unhappy
superfluous
more than is needed, or required
integral
essential for completeness
industry
A business that makes a product or provides a service
unheralded
unannounced
clandestine
secretive
illicit
illegal
inebriated
drunk
avarice
greed
notoriety
unfavorable fame
assuage
to make easier or milder
bestow
give as a gift
adage
old saying or proverb
ample
abundant
copious
abundant
hypothesis
assumption, theory requiring proof
gratuity
something given voluntarily, tip
irascible
easily made angry
indignant
angry
potent
having the power to influence or convince
alias
assumed name
ironic
humorously sarcastic or mocking
myopic
nearsighted
pseudonym
a fictitious name used by an author
erratic
not regular or consistent; undependable
keen
having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
succession
series
volley
shooting back and forth
shard
a piece of broken pottery or glass
disperse
to cause to separate and go in different directions
fetid
smelly
mollify
to calm or make less severe
placate
to soothe or pacify
capricious
impulsive and unpredictable
mirth
happiness
broach
to mention or suggest for the first time
ennui
boredom
quell
to put an end to
innocuous
harmless
scrutiny
close examination
chastise
to punish severely
divise
divided by
wary
watchful and cautious
levity
humor
feeble
lacking strength
expansive
widespread
salutation
a greeting
engaged
to be interested and involved in something
drone
a deep monotonous sound
excruciating
agonizing, intensely painful