SAT Vocabulary List 9 --- Mr. Sanford
noun: Elevation to a divine status; glorification.
noun: Irregularity or deviation from the norm; a deviation from what is normal or expected. (aberration)
noun: Great emotion or passion; devotion.
verb: To make less intense or severe; to ease; to relieve (allay, conciliate, mitigate, palliate).
noun: A mental process by which something is acquired.
noun: An agreement; harmony or agreement of interests or feelings.
adjective: Or or relating to a condition that is present at birth.
adjective: A component or part; a citizen or voter.
adjective: Excessively instructive or moralizing.
noun: A stuffed doll.
verb: To draw out; (engender, evince)
verb: To clear or free from blame. (exculpate)
verb: To atone for. (absolve)
verb: To censor; to edit by omitting or modifying parts of a text or speech considered indelicate or offensive. (bowdlerize)
adjective: Outgoing; demonstrably sociable. (convivial)
adjective: Illegal; unlawful; prohibited.
adjective: Incapable of being pleased; high maintenance; inflexible.
verb: To teach by frequent instruction or repetition.
adjective: Impossible to dispute.
adjective: Habitually lazy; lethargic. (lassitude)
adjective: Lacking moral discipline.
verb: To treat as a celebrity.
adjective: Sorrowful; mournful; dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.
noun: A criminal.
adjective: Generous; noble in spirit. (altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, munificent).
noun: Strict disciplinarian; one who rigidly follows rules. (autocrat).
noun: Psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence. (egocentrism)
adjective: Dishonest or untruthful; disingenuous. (equivocating, prevaricating).
adjective: Quick and changeable in temperament. (capricious)
noun: The lowest point.
verb: To cause to become closed or blocked.
noun: A particular manner of speaking. (vernacular).
noun: A sudden outburst of emotion or action.
adjective: excessively Frugal.
adjective: Holding tenaciously to a purpose.