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50 terms

SAT Vocab List #451-500

Griffin SAT vocab week of 1/30/31 easy words 28-50
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reproof
an expression of criticism/disapproval
inconsequential
having little importance
temperate
moderate
avow
to acknowledge or admit
voluminous
large
intelligible
capable of being understood
fallacious
false; not logically valid
introspective
reflecting on one's own state of mind
oblique
indirect
sanction
to authorize, approve, or allow
gratuitous
without cause, unnecessary, uncalled for, without apparent reason
concur
to agree
apocryphal
false, fake, not authentic
avarice
greed
expedient
useful, advantageous
divulge
to disclose or reveal
affirm
to assert positively, to maintain/confirm as true, to express agreement with
chastise
to criticize, to discipline
mirth
jollity, laughter
irreproachable
beyond criticism, free from blame
profane
characterized by treating (holy things) without respect, common/vulgar
scintillate
to sparkle
grate
to irritate or annoy
insuperable
not capable of being overcome
rudimentary
primitive, crude
sumptuous
costly, luxurious
potent
powerful, exercising great influence
wary
cautious, watchful, on guard
prudent
careful, cautious
pompous
self-important, excessively grand in style
gracious
pleasantly kind or polite
usurp
to seize power without legal rights
modify
to change
apprehension
nervousness, fear, anticipation or misfortune
aggravate
to make worse or more sever
reserve
a tendency to hold oneself back
prolong
to cause to continue longer
dramatic
striking, forcefully effective
symmetry
similarity or balance of parts
depict
to portray or represent
premature
occurring, coming or done too soon
exhaustive
complete, thorough
defiant
resisting authority
antiquated
old, outmoded, out of date
discern
to recognize, to distinguish
remedy
means of correcting a bad condition ,cure
rupture
to break of burst
atypical
not typical, unusual
burly
heavy, strong, muscular
implement
to put into effect