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SAT Vocab Set #15
Terms in this set (10)
Sense of injury or insult to take offense; displeasure
Mike the engineer, took umbrage when people called it a dumb bridge.
Violent, unbounded, unrestrained
A wild horse sigh out a bridle can be an unbridled demon to ride.
To change direction
Vern, I told you to veer at the end of the pier.
Using exactly the same words, word for word
Vern wrote his coach's batting instructions on his bat.
The sensation of dizziness
When test pilot Phil developed a bad case of vertigo, he didn't know where to go.
An act of choosing, using one's own will in a conscious choice.
Of his own volition, Ryan would have preferred to go fishing.
To decrease gradually
After I built a snowman, it began to wane in the rain.
To become dry, shriveled, shrunken, dried-up
Verb / adj
Too much sum and too little rain makes corn wither in the summer weather.
To pull away; take by violence
I grabbed the theif by the wrist and wrested away his money.
Former days, an era long last
In days of yore, folks slept on the hard concrete floor.
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