10 terms

SAT List 14

BL English III SAT List 14
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bombast
impressive but meaningless language
paleontology
a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of fossils
panache
self-confidence; a showy manner
saturnine
gloomy; sluggish
endemic
confined to a particular country or area
mendacious
lying; false; deceitful
obviate
to prevent; to get around
aggrandize
to enlarge; to expand
deign
to lower oneself before an inferior
shibboleth
a word or pronunciation that distinguishes someone as of a particular group