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MajorTests SAT Words Week5 Monday

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apprehensive
adj. worried; fearful
circumspect
adj. cautious; considering all sides
discordancy
n. cacophony; harshness
fitful
adj. not continuous; stopping and staring
inexorable
adj. relentless
maverick
n. a loner
parsimony
n. stinginess; frugality; cost-cutting
prosaic
adj. dull; boring; ordinary
smorgasbord
n. a Swedish buffet of cold dishes
vagrant
adj. person wandering without a home
arable
adj. can be cultivated
circumvent
v. to avoid
discrepancy
n. something which does not match up; inconsistency
flagrant
adj. clearly wrong
inexpident
adj. not advisable
meager
adj. in short supply
partisan
adj. biased; one-sided; committed to one group
proscribe
v. to forbid
solace
n. comfort for grief
vapid
adj. dull; uninspiring
arbitrary
adj. random; for no definite reason
clairvoyant
adj. psychic; mystic
discriminate
v. to make a clear distinction; see the difference
flamboyant
adj. showy; ornate
infallible
adj. perfect; flawless; cannot make mistakes
meander
v. to wander from side to side
pathos
n. quality evoking sadness or pity
prosody
n. study of versification
solicit
v. to ask for; seek
variegated
adj. multicolored; speckled