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SAT Vocabulary List

Quiet and Unassuming or Loud and Irritating...
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Assuage
(v); to soothe a person's EMOTION syn. mitigate
Appease
(verb); to pacify SOMEONE syn. placate
blatant
(adj.); unpleasantly loud and unashamed
brattle
(n.); THE clattering noise
clamorous
(adj.); loud outcry/noise BY an OBJECT
détente
(n.); an easing tension between nations/rivals
din
(n); THE loud annoying noise
discordant
(adj.); a CLASH ideas or sounds
dormant
(adj.); temporarily inactive
fractious
(adj.); unruling and noisy, inclined to make trouble (Ex. Fractious kids running around...)
imperturbable
(adj.); calm and easy going
mitigate
(v); make less intense/less severe syn. assuage
obstreperous
(adj.); boisterous or a noisy defiance (more aggressively rude being loud
Ostentatious
(adj.) showiness in a way to impress others (MORE RUDE, stubborn, and being aggressive)
placate
(v); to pacify a PERSON syn. appease
placid
(adj.); calm, serene, tranquil syn serene
serene
(adj.); calm, and tranquil syn placid
tranquility
(n); calmness/peacefulness
truculent
(adj.); defiant and agressive (who tends to disagree)
vociferous
(adj.); loud outcry of emotions/expressing opinions in a loud forceful way; agressively and defiance coming from a person