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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT: Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing for High Scores: Book Three Lesson Three

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pedestrian
adj. ordinary or dull
bona Fide
adj. in good faith
adventitious
adj. accidental; nonessential
fecund
adj. fertile; productive
deviate
v. to turn aside from course; to stray
obfuscate
v. to confuse; to bewilder
impale
v. to pierce with a sharp stake through the body
extenuate
v. to lessen seriousness by providing partial excuses
parochial
adj. local; narrow; limited
glower
v. to stare angrily
edify
v. improve someone morally
ambiguous
adj. open to more than one interpretation
cataclysm
n. a violet change
optimum
adj. best; most favorable; ideal
importune
v. to ask persistently; to beg