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SAT/ACT Daily Vocabulary List for June 20

aggrieve (v.)

To give grief or sorrow to

bereave (v.)

To make desolate with loneliness and grief

conflagration (n.)

A great fire, as of many buildings, a forest, or the like

deterrent (adj.)

Hindering from action through fear

epiphany (n.)

Any appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity

genealogy (n.)

A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants

indigent (adj.)


leviathan (n.)

Any large animal, as a whale

Narcissus (n.)

The son of the Athenian river-god Cephisus, fabled to have fallen in love with his reflection

pediatrics (n.)

The department of medical science that relates to the treatment of diseases of childhood

adamant (adj)

forceful, extremely stubborn

robust (adj.)

Characterized by great strength or power of endurance

sycophant (n.)

A servile flatterer, especially of those in authority or influence

vindicatory (adj.)


Punitive (adj.)

inflicting punishment

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