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SAT Unit 8 Vocab

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Acrimonious
(adj.)Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.)Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Consternation
(n.)Dismay, confusion
Corpulent
(adj.)fat; having a large, bulky body
Disavow
(v.)To deny responsibility for or connection with
Dispassionate
(adj.) impartial; calm, free from emotion
Dissension
(n.) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
Dissipate
(v.)to cause to dissappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagent in pursuit of pleasure
Expurgate
(v.) to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify
Gauntlet
(n.) an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
Hypothetical
(adj.) based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
Ignoble
(adj.) mean, low, base
Impugn
(v.) to call into question; to attack as false
Intemperate
(adj.) immoderate, lacking in self-control; inclement
Odium
(n.) hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
Perfidy
(n.) faithlessness, treachery
Relegate
(v.)to place in a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
Squeamish
(adj.) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
Subservient
(adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
Susceptible
(adj.) open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance