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66 terms

SAT Vocab 66

66 Commonly used words on Sat
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Decorous
characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
Cathartic
strongly laxative
Abhorrent
offensive to the mind
Amicable
characterized by friendship and good will
Anachronism
something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
Florid
something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
Auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances
Boorish
ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
Censure
harsh criticism or disapproval
Cartography
the making of maps and charts
Collusion
secret agreement
Eclectic
someone who selects according to the eclectic method
Dogmatic
characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
Adulation
servile flattery
Consummate
make perfect
Cursory
hasty and without attention to detail
Deride
treat or speak of with contempt
Destitution
a state without friends or money or prospects
Disparage
express a negative opinion of
Elucidate
make free from confusion or ambiguity
Eloquent
expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
Apprehensive
in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
Diffidence
lack of self-confidence
Embody
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Equanimity
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Equitable
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Equivocal
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Eulogy
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Evanescent
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Exemplary
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Felicitous
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Frugal
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Intrepid
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Hedonist
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Holistic
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Ideologue
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Laggard
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Impetuous
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Incisive
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Ineffable
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Idiosyncratic
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Impregnable
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Lamentation
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Superfluous
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Zealous
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Malleable
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Mundane
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Obstinate
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Refute
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Rebuke
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Prosaic
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Quell
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Polarization
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Precocious
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Nefarious
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Rhetoric
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Sanguine
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Staid
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Swagger
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Obstreperous
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Venerate
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Vindicated
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Vindictive
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Lucid
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Rancor
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Laud
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