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SAT Vocab List #651-700

Griffin vocab week of 2/27/13 easy words #31-50
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convoke
to call together, to summon, to assemble
dauntless
not easily frightened, brave
desiccate
to dry
husband
to manage carefully, to budget
impel
to drive, force or cause with a motive (carrot <- vs. stick)
mire
to get stuck, to bog down in difficulties
obfuscate
to confuse, bewilder, or make stupid; to make unclear/obscure
supple
flexible
cynical
doubting the goodness of others
belie
give a false idea of, misrepresent; to contradict/contrast/show to be false
belligerent
fond of fighting, warlike
embroil
to involve in a quarrel
demoralize
lower the moral of, dishearten
profuse
very abundant, giving freely
intermittent
stopping and starting repeatedly
propensity
natural tendency or leaning
becloud
to make less clear
languor
lack of energy, weakness
querulous
complaining
replete
abundantly supplied, filled
stymie
to stop or block the progress of
tinge
to add a trace of some quality to
dour
gloomy, depressed
engaging
very attracting, pleasing, charming
gall
to annoy or irritate
infernal
having to do with Hell
rotund
round, fat or plump
slapdash
done too hastily and carelessly
provocative
tending to stir up emotion (esp anger or sexual desire), stimulating/inciting
severity
strictness, sternness, harshness, rigorl rigid exactness or accuracy
utter
to speak
illuminate
to shed light on, to explain, to instruct
diversity
wide variety
hinder
to stop, prevent, or make difficult
rebuff
to reject or snub
impulsive
tending to act without thinking
esteem
to think highly of
infamous
having a bad reputation as bad or wicked
frank
not afraid to say what one thinks; open
unique
having no like or equal, one of a kind
rash
acting too hastily and carelessly (esp when making decisions); not considering the consequences
recuperate
to recover (as from sickness or loss)
straightforward
honest
combustible
capable of burning
gratifying
pleasing, satisfying
cacophony
harsh, clashing sound
sever
to cut or divide
curb
to hold back or restrain
despise
to look down on
sycophant
one who flatters in order to gain favors