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1 SAT Words

the first group words in SAT book
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Abase
to embarrass or shame someone else; it also means to lower yourself physically or in rank
Abdicate
to give up power or control
Abduction
(noun) A kidnapping, taking away or carrying someone off against his or he will
Abet
: (verb) to give help to someone who is doing something wrong
abeyance
(noun) a state of temporary inactivity or to stop for a period of time.
Abjure
(verb) to take back or claim that something isn't true, or to give up on your previous beliefs
Abominable
(adjective) very unlikable, easy to hate, or disgusting.
Abridge
(verb) to cut short, reduce in size or to shrink.
Abscond
(verb) to make off with something secretly.
Abstain
(verb) to hold back from something, avoid, or quit.
Abstruse
(verb) deep, hare to understand, or complicated
Abusive
(adj) treating someone or something badly or being harmful or insulting .
Abysmal
(adj) terrible or awful
Abstain
(verb) to hold back from something, avoid, or quit.
Accentuate
to make something more important or to highlight
Accessory
(noun) an assistant, and also refers to and add-on
Accidental
(adj) something that happens by chance, outside, ouside the normal course of events.
Acclivity
(noun) an upward slope( as of ground)
Accolade
(noun) awards, honors, or praise.
Accommodate
(verb) to make room for something, to help out, to go well with, or to do a favor for someone.
Accouter
(verb) to give clothing and equipment to someone. Especially for military service.
Accrue
: (verb) to grow in size or number over time, to add to something slowly.
Bacchanalian
(adjective) related to a drunken festival or wild partying
Badger
(verb) to bother or to nag
Badinage
( noun) playful conversation or speak in a witty manner
Baffle
(verb) to confuse or frustrate someone
Baleful
( adjective) Harful, threatening, evil in effect or intent
Balk
(verb) to refuse to do something , to stop short something
Cadaver
(noun) a dead body
Cajole
(verb) to persuade with flattery or sweet talk
Callous
(adj) indifferent or insensitive to other people's feelings
Calorific
(adj) something or someone who produces heat
Camaraderie
(noun) loyalty and friendship among a group of people.
Candid
(adj) honest in what one writes or says
Dabber
very neatly and fashionably dressed.
Dabble
(verb) to do something lightly, superficially, or not seriously.
Debase
(verb) to lower in value, character, quality, or dignity.
Debilitate
(verb) to weaken, to sicken or to harm .
Decimate
(verb) to destroy something thoroughly.
Delirious
(adj) suffering from extreme mental excitement or being extremely confused.
Eccentric
(adj) unusual or extraordinary
Edifying
(adj) enlightening, uplifting, instructive and inspiring.
Efficacious
(adj) producing a desired effect or having the intended result.
Elaborate
(adjective) developed in great detail.
Elucidate
(verb) to make clear or to explain effectively.
Emanate
(verb) to derive or to originate.