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MajorTests SAT Words Week5 Friday

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assuage
v. to calm
cogitate
v. to think over something; ponder
docile
adj. gentle and easily lead
fraudulent
adj. fake; false
insentient
adj. unfeeling
milieu
n. environment
pensive
adj. in a thoughtful mood; thinking deeply
purloin
v. to steal
stagnant
adj. still; not moving
vertigo
n. dizziness
astute
adj. perceptive; sharp-witted
collage
n. picture made from fragments of other pictures
dogmatic
adj. having stubbornly held opinions
frivolous
adj. not serious
insipid
adj. dull; bland; boring
mire
n. swamp; muddy ground
penury
n. poverty
pusillanimous
adj. cowardly
staid
adj. dull; sober; serious
vestigial
adj. not developed
asylum
n. place of refuge or safety
collate
v. to arrange in order
dolt
n. stupid person
frugal
adj. economical; not wasting anything
instigate
v. to start; provoke
misanthrope
n. hater of the rest of mankind
perceptive
adj. observant
pyromania
n. compulsion to start fires
stanza
n. section of a poem
vignette
n. small sketch