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100 terms

SAT 1901-2000

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prevaricate
to lie, mislead
primordial
primitive, basic
pristine
unspoiled, perfectly clean
privy
private, secret
probe
to examine carefully
probity
honesty, integrity
proclivity
natural tendency
procrastinate
to delay, put off
procure
to obtain
prod
to urge, goad, stir; poke
prodigal
wasteful; one who spends, or has spent, his or her money with wasteful extravagance
prodigious
marvelous; big
prodigy
highly gifted child
profligate
wasteful; wildly imooral
profundity
noun form of profound
profusion
overabundance
progenitor
ancestor
prognosticate
to predict
progressive
advocating new ideas, liberal
proliferate
to grow or spread rapidly
prolific
fruitful
prominent
widely known; conspicuous
promiscuity
of all sorts and kinds, indiscriminate
prompt
on time
promulgate
to announce publicly
propaganda
information that is spread designed to influence opinion
propagate
to cause to multiply or breed
propel
to thrust oneself forward
propensity
tendency
prophetic
foretelling
propitiate
to conciliate, appease
propitious
favorable, forunate
proponent
supporter
prorietary
holding property; private owner
proprietor
owner
propriety
properness, decorum
prosaic
dull; matter-of-fact, basic
proscribe
to prohibit
prose
ordinary speech or writing unlike poetry
proselytize
to convert from one group to another
prospectus
a catalog
prsperity
success, wealth
protean
diverse, mutable
protege
person protected or aided by another
prototype
the original form; model
protract
to prolong
provident
providing for future needs or events; economical, frugal
providential
of or by divine guidance; opportune
provincial
narrow-minded; of the province, country
provisional
tentative, temporary
provisionary
tentative, temporary
provocative
arousing anger or interest; engaging, inciting
proximity
nearness
proxy
substitute
prudent
wise; careful
prurient
lewd
pseudo
fake, false
pseudonym
false name, alias
puerile
immature
pugilist
fighter, boxer
pugnacious
combative
pulverize
to demolish completely
punctilious
very meticulous; having etiquette
punctual
on time
punctuated
interrupted; emphasized
pundit
an expert
pungent
sharp in taste or smell
punitive
concerned with or inflicting punishment
purist
one who supports or strictly observes traditional form or purity of style or content
purportedly
supposedly
purvey
to provide
quack
charlatan
quagmire
dilemma, morass
quaint
charmingly odd
qualified
having the qualities that fit a person for some fuction or office; limited, or restricted in some way
qualitative
based on the quality
quandary
dilemma
quarantine
to isolate, seclude
quash
to crush
quell
to put down, suppress
querulous
complaining
query
a question; investigation
questionable
subject to doubt
quibble
to find fault for pretty reasons, cavil
quiescent
at rest, inactive
quintessential
perfect example
quip
a clever, witty remark
quirky
odd
quixotic
idealistic without practicality; capricious, impulsive
quizzical
questioning; odd
raconteur
storyteller
radiant
bright
radiate
to emit light, to send or spread out from
radical
ultra-liveral; extreme
raid
to pillage, rob
rail
to criticize
raiment
clothing
ramble
to walk or talk aimlessly
rambunctious
disorderly
ramification
a consequence