Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT: Book 4 Chapter 8
v. to exploit weaknesses of others; to cater to the vices of others.
adj. useless; futile.
adj. childish; juvenile.
adj. dependent on luck or chance.
n. roughness or harshness; severity.
n. rejection; refusal to acknowledge.
adj. unquestionable; beyond doubt.
v. to disapprove angrily; to protest.
v. to assign great social importance to; to treat as a celebrity.
v. to relieve; to alleviate.
v. to corrupt morally; to contaminate.
adj. stubbornly resistant; showing opposition.
n. an explanation of a text; a critical interpretation.
v. to make better; to improve
adj. wasteful and immoral.