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SAT Vocabulary List #1 Hayes
Terms in this set (34)
(noun) personal clothing, accessories.
(noun) the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.
Synonyms: Apparel, Array, Clothes
(verb) to bring forward in argument or as evidence; cite as pertinent or conclusive.
Synonyms: Cite, Illustrate, Allege, Foster
(verb) to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of).
Synonyms: Advise, Brief, Accustom, Bring Out
(adverb) fitting; at the right time; to the purpose; opportunely. Obsolete. By the way.
(Idiom) with reference to; in respect or regard to.
Synonyms: Applicable, Appropriately, Apposite, Appropriate
(adjective) of or like a boor(a country bumpkin; rustic; yokel or a churlish, rude, or unmannerly person); unmanned; crude; insensitive.
Synonyms: Bad-Mannered, Barbaric, Bearish, Ill-Mannered
(noun) the husks of grains and grasses tat are separated during threshing. Star cut up for fodder. Worthless matter; refuse. the membranous, usually dry, brittle bracts of the flowers of certain plants.
Synonyms: Crust, Debris, Dregs, Husks
(noun) a general breakup or dispersion; sudden downfall or rout. A complete collapse or failure. A breaking up of ice in a river. A violent rush of water of ice.
Synonyms: Beating, Breakdown, Collapse, Defeat
(adjective) producing or capable or producing an intended effect; adequate. Valid or binding, as an agreement or document.
Synonyms: Accomplishing, Achieving, Capable, Effective
(adjective) characterized by equity or fairness; just and right; fair; reasonable.
Synonyms: Impartial, Decent, Fair, Stabilized
(noun) an internal tax or duty on certain commodities, as liquor of tobacco, levied on their manufacture, sale, or consumption within the country. A tax levied for a license to carry on certain employments, pursue certain sports, etc. (British) the branch of the civil service that collects ____ taxes.
(verb) to impose an ____ on. To expunge, as passage or sentence, from a text. To cut off or off, as a tumor.
Synonyms: Customs, Remove, Delete, Forbid, Ban
(adjective) vanishing; fading away; fleeting. tending to become imperceptible; scarcely perceptible.
Synonyms: Transient, Brief, Evasive, Mysterious
(noun) an unnaturally or artificially high-pitch voice or register, especially in a man.
(adjective) of, noting, or having the quality and compass of such a voice.
Synonyms: Alto, Strident, Singer, Treble
(adjective) offensive to good taste, especially as being excessive; overdone or gross. Disguising, sickening; repulsive. Excessively or insincerely lavish. Encompassing all aspects, comprehensive. Abundant or copious.
Synonyms: Adulatory, Insincere, Gushing Profuse
(noun) an origin, creation, or beginning.
Synonyms: Alpha, Birth, Dawn, Basis
(verb) to bargain in a petty, quibbling, and often contentious manner. To wrangle, dispute, or cavil. To mangle in cutting; hack.
(noun) wrangle or dispute over terms.
Synonyms: Bicker, Quarrel, Agree, Arrange
(adverb) in headlong and disorderly haste. In a haphazard manner; without regard for order.
(adjective) carelessly hurried; confused. Disorderly; haphazard.
Synonyms: Carelessly, Confused, Chaotic, At Random
(adjective) faultless; flawless; irreproachable. Not liable to sin; incapable of sin.
Synonyms: Above Suspicion, Flawless, Excellent, Perfect
(verb) to put in danger; endanger.
Synonyms: Expose, Jeopardize, Embarrass, Hazard
(adjective) fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.
Synonyms: Humorous, Funny, Witty, Comic
(noun) a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution.
(noun) praise and honor received for an achievement. Compliments or congratulations.
(verb) give a lot of public attention and approval to (someone); treat as a celebrity.
Synonyms: Celebrate, Glorify, Honor, Exalt
(noun) money, especially when regarded as sordid or distasteful or gained in a dishonorable way.
(verb) wound or injure (someone) so that part of the body is permanently damaged.
Synonyms: Injure, Wound, Cripple, Disable
(adjective) (of a person's face) pale, typically because of poor health. Feeble or insipid.
Synonyms: Pale, White, Insipid, Uninspired
(adjective) no longer fashionable; out of date. (especially with women) Past their prime time.
(noun) a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts, or who has no understanding of them. Hostile or indifferent to culture and to the arts.
(adjective) generally considered or reputed to be.
Synonyms: Supposed, Assumed, Presumed, Accepted
(noun) a crack, split, or break in something. A serious break in friendly relations.
Synonyms: Crack, Break, Breach, Divison
(adjective) (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.
Synonym: Diligent, Careful, Meticulous, Thorough
(french) (noun) a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering.
Synonyms: Uninvolved, Indifferent, Lax, Permissive
The Midas Touch
(noun) the ability to turn any business venture one is associated with into an extremely profitable one.
(idiom) (of a statement, theory, or line of reasoning) appear to be valid, sound, or reasonable.
Have an Ax to Grind
revenge; have a self-serving reason for doing or being involved in something.
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