SAT Barron: Word List 1: 1-50
v. lower; humiliate
v. renounce; give up
N. abnormal or deviant
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
v. detest; hate
ADJ. wretched; lacking pride
v. renounce upon oath
N. repudiation; self-sacrifice; to reject(something valuable)
v. cancel; put an end to
ADJ. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
ADJ and Noun: Being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
ADJ. unsuccessful; fruitless
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
ADJ. rubbing away; tending to grind down.
v. condense or shorten
v. depart secretly and hide.
ADJ. complete; totally unlimited; certain
v. pardon(an offense)
v. assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; wholly engage.
v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
ADJ. sparing in eating and drinking; temperate; not self-indulgent
N. restraint from eating or drinking
ADJ. obscure; profound; difficult to understand
ADJ. plentiful; possessing riches or resources
ADJ. coarsely insulting, physically harmful
v. border upon; adjoin.(usually with buildings)
N. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit.
ADJ. related to a school; not practical or directly useful
v. to move faster
v. emphasize; stress
ADJ. easy to approach; obtainable
N. additional object; useful but not essential ting
v. applaud; announce with great approval.
v. adjust to climate
N. sharp upslope of a hill.
N. award of merit
v. oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt.
N. partner in crime.
v. approach and speak first to a person
N. bitterness of speech and temper
ADJ. slightly sour; sharp, caustic.