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SSAT/ISEE Vocabulary List 4

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adverse
unfavorable, hostile
competent
being able, qualified
concede
to grant or give in, accept as true
congenial
pleasant, sociable
cringe
to cower, shrink back
disdain
to consider unworthy of consideration
emit
to give off, send
encounter
a meeting, to meet or run into
inanimate
unmoving, appearing lifeless or dead
incentive
motive
malevolent
wicked, hateful
meager
spare, skimpy
nomad
a constantly traveling person, never a constant dwelling
perimeter
the boundary of a closed figure
retort
a quick response that is often clever
rustic
relating to life in the country, simple
somber
gloomy, depressing, melancholy
strenuous
requiring a lot of effort
summon
to call forth, evoke
unequivocal
clear, leaving no doubt