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SAT Vocab Set 8
recessive
dispersive
bucolic
lugubrious
Describes a trait that is covered over, or dominated, by anot…
spread out
CHARACTERISTIC OF THE COUNTRYSIDE; RUSTIC; PASTORAL
sorrowful; mournful
recessive
Describes a trait that is covered over, or dominated, by anot…
dispersive
spread out
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SAT WORDS, set 8
claimant
cloister
commodious
comprise
a person making a claim
a tranquil, secluded place
roomy, spacious, capacious
to include or contain; to be made up of
claimant
a person making a claim
cloister
a tranquil, secluded place
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SAT VOCAB SET 8
catalyst
caustic
crystallize
osmosis
speeds up the process of change
corrosive
to form crystals
diffusion of water
catalyst
speeds up the process of change
caustic
corrosive
12 terms
SAT Set 8
Zealous
Profit
Assert
Discrimination
eager, earnest, devoted
A financial gain, esp. the difference between the amount earn…
To state or express firmly
Behavior targeted at individuals or groups and intended to ho…
Zealous
eager, earnest, devoted
Profit
A financial gain, esp. the difference between the amount earn…
10 terms
SAT set 8
amicable
anachronistic
collaborate
compassion
friendly, agreeable
out-of-date, not attributed to the correct historical period
to cooperate, work together
sympathy, helpfulness or mercy
amicable
friendly, agreeable
anachronistic
out-of-date, not attributed to the correct historical period
10 terms
SAT Set 8
remiss
repudiate
solicitous
vindicate
lax in attending to duty; negligent
to reject the validity or authority of
concerned
to free from blame
remiss
lax in attending to duty; negligent
repudiate
to reject the validity or authority of
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English SAT Vocabulary: Set 8
Maverick
Mawkish
Maxim
Meager
Rebel; nonconformist
Mushy and gushy; icky-sticky; sentimental; maudlin
Proverb; a truth pithily stated
Scanty; inadequate
Maverick
Rebel; nonconformist
Mawkish
Mushy and gushy; icky-sticky; sentimental; maudlin
10 terms
English SAT Words set 8
Adroit
Ameliorating
Brevity
Circumvent
clever or useful in hands or mind
making something better
Shortness of time or duration. Expressing in very few words
to avoid, overcome, or find a way around
Adroit
clever or useful in hands or mind
Ameliorating
making something better
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English sat vocabulary set 8
Garrulous
Conjecture
Interminable
Transcendent
excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete in…
endless (often used hyperbolically).
beyond or above the range of normal or merely physical human…
Garrulous
excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
Conjecture
an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete in…
12 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 8
hiatus
hierarchy
mundane
obscure
break, interruption
a series arranged by rank, sometimes used to refer to the gro…
ordinary, everyday
vague, mysterious; not prominent or well-known
hiatus
break, interruption
hierarchy
a series arranged by rank, sometimes used to refer to the gro…
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SAT Vocabulary Set 8
Altruism... (noun)
Champion... (noun)
Convoluted... (adj)
Decorous... (adj)
the practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others;…
a defender of a cause or person
extremely complex; intricately folded, twisted or coiled
in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrained
Altruism... (noun)
the practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others;…
Champion... (noun)
a defender of a cause or person
50 terms
SAT Words Set 8
genial
gluttony
goad
gourmand
(adj.) friendly, affable
(n.) overindulgence in food or drink
(v.) to urge, spur, incite to action
(n.) someone fond of eating and drinking
genial
(adj.) friendly, affable
gluttony
(n.) overindulgence in food or drink
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 8
effervescent
exfoliate
feign
exuberant
bubbly; lively; or high-spirited; can describe a person or a…
to remove the hairs from by pulling out
to make a show or pretense of something; to fake
full of happy high spirits and vitality
effervescent
bubbly; lively; or high-spirited; can describe a person or a…
exfoliate
to remove the hairs from by pulling out
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SAT Set 8
anachronistic
enervating
florid
impute
out-of-date
weakening, tiring
flushed, ornate
to attribute to someone
anachronistic
out-of-date
enervating
weakening, tiring
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SAT words set 8
ironic (adj)
endorse (v)
spellbinding (adj)
reciprocate (v)
suggesting the opposite of what is intended
make a public statement of support
extremely interesting or entertaining
to respond to a gesture or action by offering a corresponding…
ironic (adj)
suggesting the opposite of what is intended
endorse (v)
make a public statement of support
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kaplan Set 8 sat
surgeon
protein
artificial organs
phenomenal
a doctor who performs operations
a molecule made up of amino acids that builds, regulates, and…
human-made devices that replace failed organs
extraordinary; exceptional
surgeon
a doctor who performs operations
protein
a molecule made up of amino acids that builds, regulates, and…
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 8
hyperactive
illuminated
incarceration
incessant
adjective- highly or excessively active: The hyperactive chil…
verb- to light up or make clear: The sun illuminated the land…
noun- the state of being imprisoned: The incarceration of the…
adjective- without stopping: The incessant talking of the ann…
hyperactive
adjective- highly or excessively active: The hyperactive chil…
illuminated
verb- to light up or make clear: The sun illuminated the land…
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SAT Set 8
Abstruse
Blunderbuss
Cringe
Envenom
difficult to understand; obscure
1. ancient weapon (type of gun; 2. a clumsy person
recoil; flinch; shy away
to cause bitterness and bad feeling
Abstruse
difficult to understand; obscure
Blunderbuss
1. ancient weapon (type of gun; 2. a clumsy person
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SAT Set 8
trenchant
upbraid
utilitarian
vituperate
acute, sharp, or incisive; forceful; effective
to scold sharply
(adj.) designed to be useful or practical rather than attract…
(v) verbally abuse, rebuke or criticize harshly
trenchant
acute, sharp, or incisive; forceful; effective
upbraid
to scold sharply
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SAT Set 8
abase
antagonism
balk
calamity
to humiliate, degrade
hostility
to stop, block abruptly
an event with disastrous consequences
abase
to humiliate, degrade
antagonism
hostility
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SAT Set 8
Claimant
Cloister
Commodious
Comprise
A person making a claim
A Tranquil, Secluded Place.
Spacious, roomy, Capacious
Claimant
A person making a claim
Cloister
A Tranquil, Secluded Place.
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SAT Vocab Set 8
Coerce (Verb)
Coherent (Adjective)
Complacency (noun)
Consensus (Noun)
to make (someone) do something by using force or threats... S: c…
logical and well-organized : easy to understand... S:understanda…
a feeling of being satisfied with how things are and not want…
a general agreement about something : an idea or opinion that…
Coerce (Verb)
to make (someone) do something by using force or threats... S: c…
Coherent (Adjective)
logical and well-organized : easy to understand... S:understanda…
Vocabulary set 8 English 3: SAT prep
Apropos
Bewilder
Blatant
Chagrin
With reference to
To become perplexed and confused
Done openly and unashamedly
Feeling distressed or humiliated
Apropos
With reference to
Bewilder
To become perplexed and confused
SAT Set 8 FPS
claimant
cloister
commodious
comprise
a person making a claim
a tranquil, secluded place
spacious, roomy, capacious
to consist of, to include, to contain, to be made up of
claimant
a person making a claim
cloister
a tranquil, secluded place
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SAT 17 set 8
plight
Gazebo
callow
Euphonious
a condition of a situation, especially a distressing one
an outdoor structure with a roof and open sides
immature and inexperienced
pleasing to the ear
plight
a condition of a situation, especially a distressing one
Gazebo
an outdoor structure with a roof and open sides
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English III SAT Vocabulary Set 8
Ascendancy
Ascetic
Aspire
Astute
Controlling influence; domination
Practicing self-denial; austere
Seek to attain; long for
Wise; shrewd; keen
Ascendancy
Controlling influence; domination
Ascetic
Practicing self-denial; austere
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SAT Set 8
Zealous
Profit
Assert
Discrimination
eager, earnest, devoted
A financial gain, esp. the difference between the amount earn…
To state or express firmly
Behavior targeted at individuals or groups and intended to ho…
Zealous
eager, earnest, devoted
Profit
A financial gain, esp. the difference between the amount earn…
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set 8 (SAT)
erudite
erudition
euphonic
euphony
learned, scholarly
learning; knowledge; enlightenment
agreeable to the ear
pleasant, harmonious sound
erudite
learned, scholarly
erudition
learning; knowledge; enlightenment
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SAT Vocabulary 2400 Set 8
prudent
circumspect
conscientious
cursory
adj. careful, cautious, sensible
adj. careful, cautious, prudent
adj. careful, cautious, scrupulous
adj. hasty, quick
prudent
adj. careful, cautious, sensible
circumspect
adj. careful, cautious, prudent
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Sat-Prep Set 8
Abstruse
Blunderbuss
Cringe
Laconic
Difficult to understand
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
Recoil; flinch; shy away
Brief and to the point
Abstruse
Difficult to understand
Blunderbuss
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
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SAT Vocabulary (Set 8)
educe (v.)
efface (v.)
effete (adj.)
effigy (n.)
to elicit; to bring out or forth
to erase; to rub out
weak and powerless
a sculpture or model of a person (usually for symbolic tortur…
educe (v.)
to elicit; to bring out or forth
efface (v.)
to erase; to rub out
20 terms
SAT Vocab Set 8
virulent
versatile
obscure
metaphor
(adj.) intensely bitter, spiteful, or malicious; harmful
(adj.) changeable, as in feeling, purpose, or policy
(adj.) not clear or plain; ambiguous, vague, or uncertain
(n.) a figure of speech in which one thing is treated as if i…
virulent
(adj.) intensely bitter, spiteful, or malicious; harmful
versatile
(adj.) changeable, as in feeling, purpose, or policy
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SAT Vocab set 8 2015/16
Affinity
Assess
Condone
Eloquent
(n.) a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, i…
(v) to estimate officially the value of (property, income, et…
(v) to disregard or overlook (something illegal, objectionabl…
(adj) having or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and…
Affinity
(n.) a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, i…
Assess
(v) to estimate officially the value of (property, income, et…
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SAT Vocab - Set 8 20 words
temporal
contemporary
pro tem
extemporaneous
relating to time
of same time, modern of style
for the time being
done unrehearsed
temporal
relating to time
contemporary
of same time, modern of style
SAT Vocab Set 8 Dyer 1st
Hiatus
Hierarchy
Obscure
Pandemic
Break, interruption.
Systems of people or things ranked one above the other.
Vague, mysterious; not well-known.
Spread throughout a population.
Hiatus
Break, interruption.
Hierarchy
Systems of people or things ranked one above the other.
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SAT Vocabulary Set 8
chattel
austere
lament
aloof
an article of personal property that can be moved from
having a stern personality or appearance; living very simply;…
to express grief for or about; to regret deeply; to express/s…
distant, reserved, or indifferent in manner; at a distance bu…
chattel
an article of personal property that can be moved from
austere
having a stern personality or appearance; living very simply;…
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SAT Vocab set 8 2015/16
Affinity
Assess
Condone
Eloquent
(n.) a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, i…
(v) to estimate officially the value of (property, income, et…
(v) to disregard or overlook (something illegal, objectionabl…
(adj) having or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and…
Affinity
(n.) a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, i…
Assess
(v) to estimate officially the value of (property, income, et…
10 terms
SAT Vocab Set 8
precocious
pretentious
procrastinate
prosaic
appearing or developing early; gifted/talented beyond one's y…
being self-important, thinking you are better than others
postpone doing what one should be doing, often unnecessarily
lacking wit or imagination, ordinary
precocious
appearing or developing early; gifted/talented beyond one's y…
pretentious
being self-important, thinking you are better than others
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 8
Facile
Fallacious
Febrile
Feckless*
easily accomplished
tending to deceive or mislead
having or showing a great deal of nervous excitement or energy
ineffective, worthless
Facile
easily accomplished
Fallacious
tending to deceive or mislead
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SAT Vocab set 8
Erosion
Erratic
Erroneously
Espouse
The process or condition of wearing away
Unpredictable, inconsistent
Mistakenly, inaccurately
To support or advocate, to marry
Erosion
The process or condition of wearing away
Erratic
Unpredictable, inconsistent
20 terms
Set 8- SAT / ACT Vocabulary - Tremulous to Variegated
tremulous
trenchant
trepidation
trite
(adj.) fearful; quivering
(adj.) effective, articulate, clear-cut
(n.) fear, apprehension
(adj.) not original, overused
tremulous
(adj.) fearful; quivering
trenchant
(adj.) effective, articulate, clear-cut
20 terms
Pre-Ap English 1 SAT Vocab Fall (Set 8)
cupidity
deference
deprecate
disrepute
greed
courteous going along with the opinion or wishes of another
to disapprove regretfully, to belittle, to express mild disap…
disgrace, loss of approval
cupidity
greed
deference
courteous going along with the opinion or wishes of another
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SAT Set 8
prudent
circumspect
conscientious
cursory
careful, cautious, sensible
careful, cautious, prudent
careful, cautious, scrupulous
hasty, quick
prudent
careful, cautious, sensible
circumspect
careful, cautious, prudent
10 terms
SAT Set 8
Claimant (n.)
Cloister (n.)
Commodious (adj.)
Comprise (v.)
A person making a claim
A tranquil, secluded place
Spacious, roomy, capacious
To consist of; to include, to contain, to be made up of
Claimant (n.)
A person making a claim
Cloister (n.)
A tranquil, secluded place
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SAT VOCAB SET#8
aesthetic
catalyst
denunciation
embellish
adjective - showing an appreciation of beauty in nature or ar…
noun - someone or something that brings about a change. Our a…
noun - expression of strong disapproval made openly or public…
verb - to decorate; to elaborate upon. For $5,000, the decora…
aesthetic
adjective - showing an appreciation of beauty in nature or ar…
catalyst
noun - someone or something that brings about a change. Our a…
20 terms
SAT set 8 vocab
Acquiesce
Ascendancy
Caricature
Corpulent
Assent; agree to passively ... Syn: comply, concur
Controlling ... Syn: authority, dominion ... Ant: inferiority, subo…
Distortion; imitation or description that ridiculously exagge…
Very fat... syn: burly, portly... Ant: skinny, slender
Acquiesce
Assent; agree to passively ... Syn: comply, concur
Ascendancy
Controlling ... Syn: authority, dominion ... Ant: inferiority, subo…
20 terms
Sat set 8
Connoisseur
Asunder
Raze
Blighted
An expert, particularly in matters of art and taste
In separate parts, apart
To tear down; demolish to the ground
Ruined; destroyed; withered
Connoisseur
An expert, particularly in matters of art and taste
Asunder
In separate parts, apart
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English 11A Set 8
Grave
Sacrament
contriving
ancestors
adj. serious; dignified; formal
An efficacious sign of grace, instituted by Christ and entrus…
planning with cleverness or ingenuity
Family members from past generations
Grave
adj. serious; dignified; formal
Sacrament
An efficacious sign of grace, instituted by Christ and entrus…
8 terms
SAT Vocab set 8
Elucidate
Dissent
Diffident
Laud
V. to make lucid or clear... -explain; clearify
V. To have or express an opinion different from a prevailing…
ADJ. lacking confidence... -timid;shy... -restrained or reserved in…
V. to praise; glorify
Elucidate
V. to make lucid or clear... -explain; clearify
Dissent
V. To have or express an opinion different from a prevailing…
10 terms
SAT Vocab Set 8
Abstruse
Blunderbuss
Cringe
Envenom
difficult to understand; obscure
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
recoil; flinch; shy away
to cause bitterness and bad feeling
Abstruse
difficult to understand; obscure
Blunderbuss
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
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