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SAT Words #10

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aggregate
sum total of a combination of things
extend
broaden
upbraided
scolded
indignance
righteous anger
indolent
lazy
(when speaking of a disease) painless
insolent
showing a rude arrogant lack of respect
exonerate
(esp. of an official body) Absolve (to free someone from blame or guilt) (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing, esp. after due consideration of the case. Release someone from (a duty or obligation).
vindicate
castigate
to reprimand severely
rebuke
to show sharp disapproval or criticism of someone
an expression of disapproval
condone
to accept (and allow) such behavior to continue (opposite of condem)
expedient
convenient and practical, however sometimes improper or immoral
docile
submissive
triteness
unorginality as a result of being dull
frivolous
not serious or sensible
autodidact
someone who is self taught
pedant
a person who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning.
a person who overemphasizes rules or minor details.
a person who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense.
demagogue
a person, especially an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.
(in ancient times) a leader of the people.
deride
to redicule
impede
Delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder