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SAT Vocabulary List 7

SAT Vocabulary List 17 --- Mr. Sanford
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Aspersion
noun: False rumor, damaging report, slander. (calumny)
Callous
adjective: Thick-skinned; insensitive; emotionally hardened.
Circumlocution
noun: The use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language; a roundabout expression. (discursive)
Clandestine
adjective: Secretive; kept or done in secret; surreptitious. (furtive)
Coalesce
verb: To grow together or cause to unite as one; to conjoin.
Consanguineous
adjective: Of the same origin; related by blood.
Descry
verb: To catch sight of; to detect or perceive.
Deviation
noun: Departure from the standard or norm; an exception (anomaly, aberration)
Divisive
adjective: Creating disunity or conflict; creating dissension or discord.
Egocentric
adjective: Having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things. (narcissistic)
Engender
verb: To produce; to cause or create; to bring about.
Epilogue
noun: Concluding section of a literary work often dealing with the future of its characters.
Epoch
noun: A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy.
Eponymous
adjective: The name of a person for whom something is supposedly named in their honor.
Hackneyed
adjective: Worn out by over-use; trite; commonplace (banal)
Imperious
adjective: Arrogantly self-assured; domineering; authoritative (autocratic)
Impervious
adjective: Impossible to penetrate; incapable of being influence, persuaded, or affected. (impermeable, impregnable, immutable)
Impetuous
adjective: Quick to act without thinking; impulsive; characterized by sudden or forceful energy or emotion.(extemporaneous)
Inchoate
adjective: Imperfectly formed or formulated; in an initial or early stage. (incipient, embryonic, nascent)
Indomitable
adjective: Fearless; incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; invincible.
Jingoism
noun: Extreme and aggressive nationalism characterized especially by a belligerent foreign policy. (bellicosity)
Juxtapose
verb: To place side-by-side, especially for comparison or contrast.
Kinetic
adjective: Relating to motion; characterized by movement.
Kudos
noun: Fame, glory, honor (encomium, homage)
Lachrymose
adjective: Tearful; mournful; inclined to weep. (maudlin)
Lampoon
noun: A written attack using satire.
Laconic
adjective: Using few words. (taciturn)
Largess
noun: Generosity of spirit or attitude; giving or kind in nature or character; liberality in bestowing gifts.
Lexicon
noun: The entire vocabulary encompassing a nation, a person, a group, a subject, or a language.
Loquacious
adjective: Very talkative. (garrulous, voluble)
Machination
noun: Act of plotting or scheming. (Chicanery, guile)
Maelstrom
noun: A restless, disordered, or tumultuous state of affairs; turmoil.
Pantheism
noun: The doctrine that God is the transcended reality of which the material universe and human beings are only manifestations.
Succor
noun: Help; relief; aid; assistance.
Vernacular
adjective: Being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language.