30 terms

SAT word list 6 & 7

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STUDY
PLAY
Gravity
Seriousness
Banal
Common; dull; ordinary
Extol
Praise
Affable
Pleasant; friendly; courteous; gracious
Deride
Ridicule; make fun of
Insipid
Bland; boring; stupid
Austerity
Severity; a strict and serious manner; lack of luxury; sternness
Expedite
Make faster or easier
Heresy
An opinion violently opposed to establish beliefs
Novelty
Newness; unusualness
Philanthropist
Lover of mankind; doer of good deeds, often shown by donating goods or services
Tentative
Not final
Deference
A show of respect
Vacillation
Wavering between choices
Fervor
Passion
Dispassionate
Not effected by strong feeling or personal investment; objective; fair
Pragmatic
Practical
Affirmation
Positive assertion; confirmation
Solemnity
Seriousness; gravity
Concede
Yield; admit defeat; accept as true
Deprecate
Express disapproval of; belittle
Aloof
Apart; reserved; indifferent
Advocate
Speak in favor of; support
Profound
Deep; insightful (opposite of superficial)
Ironic
Unexpected; satiric
Dogmatic
Stubbornly opinionated
Condone
Overlook; permit; forgive
Dissent
To disagree; a disagreement
Didactic
Instructive; intended to instruct
Disparity
Inequality