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SAT Words Weeks 1-5

The SAT Words weeks 1-5 for Mrs. Robinson's class at LSHS for English I Honors; also for SAT Test
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Bravado
N: overconfidence;boasting
Dynamic
Adj: impressive
Predispose
V: to influence before hand

Adj: a predisposed location
Squander
V: to waste
Credible
Adj: believable
Originate
V: to begin
Admonish
V: to scold, reprimand; or fuss at
Flaunt
V: to show off
Abnormal
Adj: not normal
Disgruntled
V: upset
Encroach
V: intrude gradually into someone's space
Reiterate
V: repeat
Irate
Adj: angry
Pulsate
V: to beat or vibrate
Regurgent
Adj: rising
Saga
N: a narrative story
Espouse
V: to give support to
Amiable
Adj: friendly
Attain
V: to achieve or accomplish
Clamor
N: a loud noise
Concept
N: an idea;an understanding
Vociferous
Adj: clamorous; crying out noisily
Banter
V: to speak

N: speaking; talking
Exuberant
Adj: enthusiastic
Motif
N: A theme that recurs in music, literature, or decorating
Panoramic
Adj: an unlimited view
Staccate
N: crisp seperated sounds
Raucous
Adj: Loud and Boisterous
Illuminated
Adj: Brightly lit
Rasping
Adj: Hoarse; raspy
Permeate
V: to flow or spreat through
Contemptuous
Adj: Bitter
Foregone
Adj: known in advance; inevitable
Infringe
V: to trespass or violate
Connive
V: To Conspire
Ascertain
V: to learn by examining
Aromatic
Adj: Plesant smelling
Intricate
Adj: detailed/complex
Fizzle
V: to fail or die out
Intermingle
V: to blend or mix together
Luscious
Adj: delicious
Appall(ing)
V: disgust/disgusted

Adj: disgusting
Gala
N: a celebration
Imminent
Adj: about to happen
Pastoral
Adj: peaceful; releating to life in the country
Relish
V: to enjoy
Transmute
V: to change
Annihilate
V: to destroy
Encounter
N: an encounter

V: to encounter
Malevolent
Adj: evil
Torment
N: pain

V: to torture
Gamlet
N: a goblet

Idiom: to "throw down the gamlet" means to accept a challenge
Infest
V: to crowd
Curb
N: concrete edge

V: to retain
Accomodate
V: to provide for
Eerie
Adj: mysterious;creepy
Tremble
V: to shake violently
Obscured
Adj: not clear, non-distinct, pale
Confound
V: to confuse
Verbatim
Adj: word for word