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FRANKLIN ENGLISH 10 SAT VOCABULARY S1-Q2

LAKER APPLEBY DUNN ZOCH OKERSON
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Surpass
to exceed or go beyond
Candor
Sincerity; openness
Degradation
humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
Torpor
laziness; inactivity; dullness
Voluble
talkative; speaking easily; glib
Archaic
antiquated, old, out of use
Concur
to agree
Laud
to praise, to extol
Curtail
to cut short
Partisan
a fervent and even militant proponent of something
Endorse
approve; support
Discordant
lacking harmony or agreement
Artisan
a person who is skillful with his/her hands
Saturate
to soak or fill to capacity
Discourse
serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
Expedite
to speed up
Impeccable
faultless; without sin or blemish
Sage
a wise person
Zealot
Fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
Induce
persuade; bring about
Animosity
(n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility
Flagrant
shocking; outstandingly bad
Notoriety
fame of an unfavorable kind
Malicious
intending to hurt or harm another; spiteful
Refute
to disprove; to successfully argue against
Ephemeral
Lasting only a brief time; short-lived
Turmoil
extreme confusion; uproar
Viable
capable of living; workable
Contend
struggle; compete; assert earnestly
Remorse
deep and painful regret for wrongdoing
Eulogy
speech in praise of someone, a speech honoring the dead
Resolution
a formal expression of opinion
Skeptic
one who doubts or waits to pass judgement
Terse
breif and to the point
Venerate
to honor, to revere
Debunk
to expose untruths, shams, or exaggerated claims
Antipathy
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
Falter
to hesitate
Replete
filled to capacity, abundantly supplied
Mosaic
inlaid art work, design made from bits of glass or stone set in cement