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100 terms

Ring of Mcallister SAT words 301 to 400

From the Kaplan book "The Ring of Mcallister" 4th hundred words, out of 1000 SAT words
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prowess
superior skill or ability
gustatory
relating to the sense of taste
beseech
to beg, plead, implore
retort
Answer; reply sharply or angrily
zenith
Highest point, summit
quadrilateral
a four-sided polygon
authoritarian
extremely strict, bossy
conjure
summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
pristine
unspoiled
lithe
flexible
montage
a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
granular
grainy texture
palpable
real, capable of being touched
predispostion
tendency to behave in a certain way in advance
aberration
a deviation from the expected course
audacious
Bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
pedestrian
a person who travels by foot
ravine
a deep narrow steep-sided valley
acuity
sharpness of vision
abandon
total lack of inhibition
muse
to think deeply
animosity
hatred
foible
a minor weakness in character
futile
completely ineffective, useless
incriminating
showing involvement in a crime
admonish
to caution or advise against something
skulk
To sneak around
fecund
fertile; fruitful; productive
agitation
commotion, excitement; uneasiness
morose
unhappy, sullen, gloomy
sullen
gloomy
abject
brought low in miserable condition
trepidation
fear
aquatic
relating to water
potable
drinkable
sundry
Various; miscellaneous
gratis
free; without charge
keynote
the basic idea or theme ("keynote speaker")
abridged
shortened
respite
a period of rest or relief
resolve
to make a firm decision
placid
calm, peaceful
novice
beginner
analogous
comparable, similar to, so that an analogy can be drawn
countervail
to counteract, to exert force against
maritime
relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
bemused
Confused
indignant
angry
antagonist
foe, the character who works against the protagonist in the story
exhort
to urge by strong appeals
tether
restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
procrastinator
someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)
deft
skillful in physical movements
proficient
expert, having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
limpid
passing light without diffusion or distortion,simple, calm
dislodge
remove or force out from a position
mollusk
invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
quaternary
consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four
cygnet
a young swan
pacific
calm, peaceful
lap
wash or flow against
adulation
high praise, flattery
sheepish
timid, bashfull, meekness or timidity
numismatics
the collection and study of money (and coins in particular)
disclosure
confession, the speech act of making something evident
attainable
capable of being attained or accomplished
occlude
to shut or block
bellow
to shout, a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
chortle
to chuckle, a soft partly suppressed laugh
flippant
lack of respect, showing inappropriate levity
feign
pretending with intention to deceive
mirth
gaiety, laughter, in a joyous manner
cacophony
harsh, loud confusing disagreeable sounds
smug
highly self-satisfied
gibe
an expression of sarcastic scorn
stoic
without emotion
grimace
a contorted facial expression of pain or disgust
infuriate
to anger, provoke, make furious
acquiesce
agreement with a statement or proposal to do something without opposition
coup
a brilliant and notable sudden success, taking over a government by force
hardy
robust, vigorous
delta
mouth of a river
stymie
block, hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
deleterious
harmful destructive, detrimental
prowess
bravery, a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
assess
to determine significantce, place a value on
breach
rupture, a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
caulk
make watertight, seal with caulking
console
to provide comfort for a loss, give moral or emotional strength to
myriad
multitude, a large indefinite number
sonorous
full and loud and deep
cavort
to leap about, play boisterously
serenity
calm peaceful, a disposition free from stress or emotion
cast
a violent throw
livid
furiously angry
affable
a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
peer
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
inextricable
incapable, not permitting extrication
unctuous
unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
suave
smoothly polite and courteous with a degree of sophistication