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Lesson 3 SAT PowerPlus Book 1 Vocabulary

SAT Lesson 3 words, prefixes, roots, suffixes
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edifice
n. a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building
SYN - edifice
fortress
ANT - edifice
hovel; shack
ambidextrous
adj. equally skillful with either hand
belated
adj. delayed
SYN - belated
tardy; late
ANT - belated
timely
animate
v. to give life or motion to
SYN - animate
enliven; encourage; excite
ANT - animate
quell
knead
v. to work dough or clay into a uniform mixture
SYN - knead
squeeze; rub; press
chauvinist
n. one having a fanatical devotion to a country, gender, or religion, with contempt for other countries, the opposite sex, or other beliefs
egalitarian
adj. promoting equal rights for all people
ANT - egalitarian
elitist
berserk
adj. in a state of violent or destructive rage
SYN - berserk
frenzied
ANT - berserk
placid; complacent
ostentatious
adj. marked by a conspicuous, showy, or pretentious display
SYN - ostentatious
grandiose
ANT - ostentatious
unobtrusive; bland
delude
v. to mislead; to fool
SYN - delude
deceive; trick
ANT - delude
enlighten
ROOT - mater
mother
ROOT - matr
mother
ROOT - micro
small
ROOT - meter
measure
ROOT - aut
self