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SAT vocab part 11 of 104

SAT vocab part 11
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menace
verb. act in a threatening manner
improper
adj. not suitable or right or appropriate
chronic
adj. being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
prediction
noun. a statement made about the future
prejudice
noun. a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
consistency
noun. a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
prone
adj. having a tendency (to); often used in combination
outright
adv. without reservation or concealment
rampant
adj. unrestrained and violent
playwright
noun. someone who writes plays
specialty
noun. an asset of special worth or utility
secondary
adj. not of major importance
reflection
noun. the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material)
reminiscent
adj. serving to bring to mind
dissent
noun. a difference of opinion
exterior
noun. the outer side or surface of something
boycott
noun. a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
arrange
verb. put into a proper or systematic order
cite
verb. refer to for illustration or proof
commodity
noun. articles of commerce
warrant
verb. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
alley
noun. a narrow street with walls on both sides
redemption
noun. (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
proceed
verb. move ahead; travel onward in time or space
accommodate
verb. provide with something desired or needed
composer
noun. someone who composes music as a profession
likelihood
noun. the probability of a specified outcome
implicit
adj. implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
fragile
adj. easily broken or damaged or destroyed
allegiance
noun. the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
probation
noun. (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court
anchor
verb. fix firmly and stably
crusade
verb. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
gamble
verb. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
lax
adj. lacking in rigor or strictness
continuous
adj. continuing in time or space without interruption
sensation
noun. a perception associated with stimulation of a sensory organ
gravity
noun. a manner that is serious and solemn
analogy
noun. drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
bore
noun. a person who evokes boredom
imminent
adj. close in time; about to occur
dynamics
noun. the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies
intricate
adj. having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate
assess
verb. set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
concede
verb. admit (to a wrongdoing)
brass
noun. an alloy of copper and zinc
suspension
noun. an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
inherent
adj. in the nature of something though not readily apparent
spectator
noun. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
collision
noun. an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object