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62 terms

Barrons SAT 4

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apotheosis
elevation to godhood
appall
shock, dismay
apparatus
equipment
appease
pacify/soothe; relieve
appellation
name, title
append
attach
application
diligent attention
apposite
appropriate, fitting
appraise
estimate value of
apprehend
arrest (a criminal), dread, perceive
apprehension
fear
apprise
inform
approbation
approval
appropriate
acquire
aptitude
fitness; talent
aquiline
curved, hooked
arable
fit for growing crops
arbiter
person with power to decide a dispute; judge.
arbitrary
capricious, randomly chosen, tyrannical
arbitrator
judge
arcade
covered passageway
arcane
secret, mysterious, only known to the initiated
archaic
antiquated.
archetype
prototype, primitive pattern
archives
public records
ardent
intense, passionate
arduous
hard, strenuous
arid
dry, barren
arousal
awakening
arraign
charge in court, indict
array1
draw up in order
array2
clothe, adorn
arrears
being in debt
arrogance
pride; haughtiness
arsenal
storage place for military equipment
articulate
effective, distinct
artifact
object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced.
artifice
deception, trickery
artisan
manually skilled worker, craftsman
artless
without guile/deceit, open and honest
ascendancy
domination, controlling influence
ascertain
to find out for certain
ascetic
practicing self-denial, austere
ascribe
refer, attribute, assign
aseptic
preventing infecton
ashen
ash-colored
asinine
stupid
askance
with a sideways or indirect look
askew
crookedly, slanted.
asperity
sharpness (of temper)
aspersion
slander, slur, derogatory remark
aspirant
seeker after position or status
aspire
seek to attain; long for
assail
assault
assay
analyze, evaluate
assent
agree, accept
assert
declare or state with confidence
assiduous
diligent
assimilate
absorb
assuage
ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
assumption
something taken for granted
assurance
promise/pledge/certainty