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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