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SAT Vocabuary III

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Neophyte
a new convert, beginner, novice
Oblivious
unmindful; unconscious; unaware
Pallid
lacking color, wan
Querulous
habitually complaining
Raze
to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or out
Salutation
n. Any form of greeting, hailing, or welcome, whether by word or act.
Tedious
boring; tiresome; monotonous
Uncanny
so remarkable as to seem supernatural
Vacuous
lacking ideas or intelligence; empty
Wallow
to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance
Zeitgeist
The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch.
Aberration
something not typical; a deviation from the standard
Bane
a burden; poison; torment; cause of harm
Camaraderie
good will and warm feelings among friends
Decorous
characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
Efface
to obliterate; to wipe out
Fastidious
possessing careful attention to detail; difficult to please
Grandiose
(adj.) grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
Hedonist
someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
Impeccable
without fault or error