SAT Vocab Set #12
Terms in this set (10)
A peculiarity of behavior, an unaccountable act or event
People have the strangest quirks; some can be real jerks.
Totally or foolishly impractical
Jim, the messenger, is not idiot, he's just quixotic.
A development growing out of and often complicating a problem or pain; a consequence.
A possible ramification of encountering rams while on vacation.
To give up doing professing or intending to surrender or give in
Captain Ahab would never relinquish reeling in the fish.
The act or practice of recalling the past
Jim never got over his rim miss and tortured himself for years reminiscing about it.
A strong feeling of sadness or guilt for having dome something wrong
After the horse ate the chair, he felt remorse.
Rising after defeat
A sergeant went to the memorial after not being able to walk and felt resurgent.
To regard with great devotion or respect, to honor
Known as the hero of the American Revolution, Paul revere is greatly revered.
To hold the attention of something that fastens two parts together
Verb / Noun
The audience was riveted to their seats watching the riveter.
A list of names, especially of personnel available for duty
A rooster was found on the roster for the new football team.