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Kite Runner Time SAT vocab

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adjudicate
(verb) to hear and settle a matter; to act as a judge
aplomb
(adj.) self confident assurance; poise
bovine
(adj.) have cow like qualities; sluggishness or dullness
continence
(noun) self control, self restraint
coterie
(noun) a intimate group of people who share a similar purpose
espy
(verb) to catch sight of, glimpse
formidable
(adj.) fearsome, daunting, tending to inspire awe
incandescent
(adj.) shining brightly
interregnum
(noun) temporary halting of usual operations
megalomania
(adj.) obsession with a great performance or oneself
peregrinate
(verb) to travel on foot
recapitulate
(verb) to review be a brief summary
saccharine
(adj.) excessively sweet or sentimental
trajectory
(noun) the path followed by a moving object through space or flight
vicariously
(adv) to take part in the experience of feelings of another person
vim
(noun) vitality and energy
wily
(adj.) clever deceptive

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