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MajorTests SAT Words Week6 Tuesday

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attenuate
v. to weaken
commandeer
v. to take possession of
drivel
n. nonsense
futile
adj. useless; hopeless
interminable
adj. never-ending
misrepresentation
n. deliberately deceiving
peremptory
adj. in a commanding manner
quaint
adj. picturesque
stevedore
n. dockworker
virtuoso
n. an accomplished musician
augment
v. to increase, make bigger
complacent
adj. self-satisfied; smug
droll
adj. dryly amusing
galleon
n. ancient type of sailing ship
intermittent
adj. sporadic; irregular
mitigate
v. to lessen; make less severe
perfidy
n. treachery
quandary
n. dilemma; puzzle
stifle
v. to suppress
virulent
adj. dangerous; harmful