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Flocabulary S.A.T. Song 3: "Adventures of Carlito"

Flocabulary, S.A.T. Vocabulary
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fortify
to strengthen
dictate
to pronounce, command, prescribe
diminutive
miniature, small
goad
to urge, to provoke into action
lachrymose
tearful
obsequious
submissive
laud
to applaud or praise
sycophant
a self-serving flatterer
officious
offering unwanted help or service
abide
to put up with, tolerate
punctilious
eager to follow rules
propriety
decency, state of being prosperous
amble
to stroll, walk (not trek)
scurrilous
crude, vulgar
inimical
hostile, threatening
trek
to walk, travel by foot (not amble)
malevolent
having intent to harm others
malicious
malevolent, harmful
truculent
eager to fight, violent
pugnacious
belligerent
belligerent
contentious, ready to fight
accost
to approach or confront aggressively
invective
a verbal attack
timorous
fearful, timid
circumspect
cautious
prudent
cautious, careful
nefarious
horribly villainous
petulance
irritability, impoliteness
repudiate
to reject, turn down
accede
to agree
accommodating
obliging, helpful
poised
balanced, readied
masticate
to chew
spurious
false but intended to seem believable or possible
abate
to lessen, to reduce in severity
abase
to lower, demean, degrade
laceration
a cut, a rip
altercation
an argument, dispute
mediate
to intervene, to arbitrate, to sort out
arbitrator
one who settles controversy between two sides
restitution
compensation, reimbursement
retaliation
revenge, punishment
retribution
vengeance, revenge, payback
umbrage
anger, offense, resentment
upbraid
to criticize, scold, reproach
berate
to scold severely
atone
to apologize, make amends
benevolent
kind, good, caring
bereft
without, devoid
concede
to give in, to accept