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Flocabulary SAT Song 10: "Dr. Doctor"

CAIS, Hong Kong, Flocabulary, SAT Vocabulary
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salient
significant, conspicuous
sybarite
someone devoted to pleasure and luxury, a voluptuary
voluptuary
someone devoted to sensory pleasure and luxury, a sybarite
hedonist
one whose primary pursuit is pleasure
immaculate
impeccably clean, spotless, pure
deluge
a great flood or something that overwhelms like a flood
inclination
a tendency, a propensity
propensity
an inclination, preference
tantamount
equivalent in value or significance
incredulous
skeptical, disbelieving
novel
strikingly new, unusual or different
deleterious
harmful
frenetic
frenzied, hectic, frantic
grotto
a small cave or cavern
irascible
easily angered
malaise
a vague feeling of discomfort
modicum
a small amount of something
neonate
a newborn infant
olfactory
relating to the sense of smell
fortitude
strength, bravery
ominous
foreboding or foreshadowing evil, portentous
portentous
foreboding or foreshadowing evil, ominous
presage
an omen
premonition
a presentiment of the future
volition
a conscious choice or decision
predestination
the concept of destiny or fate
prestidigitation
a sleight of hand
tenuous
having little substance or strength
obfuscate
to render incomprehensible
purport
to present an imitation that is often false
feign
to fake or pretend to
vim
vitality and energy, vigor
vigor
vitality and energy, vim
veracious
honest, truthful
erroneous
mistaken, incorrect
fallacious
incorrect, misleading
histrionic
excessively dramatic or emotional
melodramatic
exaggeratedly emotional or sentimental; histrionic
fabulist
a teller of fables; a liar
convalescence
the gradual return to health after illness
dearth
a lack, scarcity
rife
abundant
luminescence
light from nonthermal sources
lithe
graceful, flexible, supple
limber
bending or flexing readily, pliable
pique
to provoke or to cause indignation
peregrinate
to travel from place to place on foot
innate
inborn, native, inherent
penchant
a tendency, partiality, preference
rustic
relating to country life
morose
gloomy or sullen
mollify
to soften in temper