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27 terms

SAT Vocabulary 91-108

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Allay Alleviate Assuage
appease, mitigate, mollify
Appease Mitigate Mollify
allay, alleviate, assuage
Banal Hackneyed Trite
commonplace, trivial or made common and worn out by overuse
Overture
an introduction to a musical
Prelude
an introduction to a performance
Prologue
an introduction to a poem, play, etc.
Preamble
an introduction to a constitution or legal document
Preface
an introductory statement to a book, article, or speech
Coda
a concluding musical section
Epilogue
a concluding section of a literary work
Addendum
an addition or supplement to a book
Postscript
a note or series of notes appended to a completed letter; abbreviated P.S.
Adjourn
to suspend until a later time
Hiatus
a temporary gap, break in continuity, moratorium, respite
Moratorium
a temporary pause, suspension of activity
Respite
a temporary pause, adjournment, hiatus
Impetuous
impromptu - done on the spur of the moment
Impulsive
rash - done on first impulse, without careful thought
Impromptu
impetuous - done on the spur of the moment
Rash
impulsive - done on first impulse, without careful thought
Garrulous Loquacious Verbose
overly talkative
Laconic Reticent
succinct, taciturn - saying little, keeping brief and to the point
Succinct Taciturn
laconic, reticent - saying little, keeping brief and to the point
Fleeting Transient
temporary, ephemeral, evanescent
Ephemeral Evanescent
temporary, fleeting, transient
Absolve Vindicate
exculpate, exonerate - to free from blame, prove guiltless
Exculpate Exonerate
absolve, vindicate - to free from blame, prove guiltless