17 terms

SAT words cliché-jocular

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cliche
(n. adj.) trite word or obvious remark
colloquial
(adj.) of or pertaining to speech
corrugated
(adj.)to bend into folds or furrows and ridges
debilitate
(v.) to make weak or feeble
depose
(v.) to testify under oath; to remove from a high position
discourse
(n. or v.) communication of thought by words
distend
(v.) to extend by stretching
effervesce
(v.) to give off bubbles
equitable
(adj.) just and impartial
evanescent
(adj.) vanishing, fleeting, fading away
fallow
(adj.) condition of being unseeded
florid
(adj.) flowery or excessively ornate
glacial
(adj.) happening very slowly
iconoclastic
(adj.) characterized by an attack on established beliefs or institutions
indolent
(adj.) averse to exertion, habitually inactive or idle
jocular
(adj.) characterized by joking
elicit
(v.) to draw out or provoke