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129 terms
GRUBER SAT
abate
abdicate
abet
abrogate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to give up a position, right, or power
to aid, help, encourage
to abolish or annul by authority; put down
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power
The Gruber SAT
aback
abandon
abase
ashamed
surprised, startled
to leave, to give up, discontinue
to humiliate, to humble, to lower
embarrassed,ashamed
aback
surprised, startled
abandon
to leave, to give up, discontinue
SAT-Gruber
Heretical
Gauche
Resilience
Facetious
Unorthodox
Clumsy
Elasticity
Witty
Heretical
Unorthodox
Gauche
Clumsy
20 terms
Gruber SAT Test 9
paramount
brochure
fidelity
defuse
most important
pamphlet
Loyalty
To make less harmful, potent, or tense.
paramount
most important
brochure
pamphlet
1,395 terms
Gruber's SAT Vocabulary
abet
abeyance
abhor
abide
to aid; to encourage
a temporary postponement
to hate; to detest
to remain; to put up with
abet
to aid; to encourage
abeyance
a temporary postponement
45 terms
Gruber SAT words
abase
abate
abattoir
abet
to degrade
to decrease
a slaughterhouse
to aid
abase
to degrade
abate
to decrease
16 terms
Gruber SAT S-3
schism
scintilla
scintillate
scion
a split or break
a tiny amount; a speck
to sparkle; to twinkle
an offspring; a descendant
schism
a split or break
scintilla
a tiny amount; a speck
16 terms
Gruber SAT S-4
sedentary
sedition
sedulous
seedy
sitting most of the time
rebellion
hard-working; industrious; diligent
run-down; shabby
sedentary
sitting most of the time
sedition
rebellion
Gruber SAT S-8
snivel
sobriquet
sodden
sojourn
to whine; to complain
nickname; assumed name
soaked; damp
a brief stay or visit
snivel
to whine; to complain
sobriquet
nickname; assumed name
19 terms
Gruber SAT O-2
optimum
opulent
oracular
oration
the best; most favorable
rich; luxurious
mysterious; predicting
a speech delivered on a special occasion
optimum
the best; most favorable
opulent
rich; luxurious
14 terms
Gruber SAT S-6
simian
simony
simper
simulacrum
pertaining to an ape or monkey
the sin of buying or selling church benefits
to simile in a silly way
an image; a likeness
simian
pertaining to an ape or monkey
simony
the sin of buying or selling church benefits
16 terms
Gruber SAT S-7
slacken
slake
slander
slattern
become loose; to relax
to lessen (thirst, desire, anger, etc.) by satisfying; to que…
to make a false statement against someone
an untidy woman
slacken
become loose; to relax
slake
to lessen (thirst, desire, anger, etc.) by satisfying; to que…
28 terms
Gruber SAT P-2
paroxysm
parrot
parsimonious
partisan
a sudden outburst; a fit
to repeat or imitate without understanding
stingy; miserly
a strong supporter of a cause
paroxysm
a sudden outburst; a fit
parrot
to repeat or imitate without understanding
79 terms
SAT Vocab Gruber A
aback
abandon
abase
abate
startled, surprised
to leave, to give up, to discontinue
to humiliate, to humble, to lower
to lessen, decrease
aback
startled, surprised
abandon
to leave, to give up, to discontinue
28 terms
Gruber SAT Q
quack
quadruped
quaff
quagmire
an untrained doctor; a pretender of any skill
a four-footed animal
to gulp; to drink in large quantities
a swamp; a difficult situation
quack
an untrained doctor; a pretender of any skill
quadruped
a four-footed animal
18 terms
Gruber SAT S-5
seraphic
serendipity
serpentine
serrated
angelic; pure
a talent for making desirable discoveries by accident
winding
having tooth-like edges
seraphic
angelic; pure
serendipity
a talent for making desirable discoveries by accident
16 terms
Gruber SAT S-2
sanction
sangfroid
sanguinary
sanguine
to authorize; to give permission
calmness; composure
bloody
cheerful; optimistic
sanction
to authorize; to give permission
sangfroid
calmness; composure
30 terms
Gruber SAT P-3
penchant
pendant
penitent
pensive
a strong liking for; an inclination
anything that hangs or is suspended
expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing
dreamily thoughtful
penchant
a strong liking for; an inclination
pendant
anything that hangs or is suspended
51 terms
Gruber SAT O-1
oaf
oasis
obdurate
obeisance
a dunce or blockhead
a place which offers a pleasant relief
stubbor; hard-hearted
a bow or similar gesture expressing deep respect
oaf
a dunce or blockhead
oasis
a place which offers a pleasant relief
32 terms
Gruber SAT P1
paean
palatable
palatial
pall
song of praise or joy
pleasant to the taste
magnificent
something that covers or conceals; to become wearisome or unp…
paean
song of praise or joy
palatable
pleasant to the taste
25 terms
SAT Vocab Gruber Blue
aesthetic
alleviate
ample
annihilate
Pertaining to beauty
to lessen; to relieve
roomy; abundant
totally destroy
aesthetic
Pertaining to beauty
alleviate
to lessen; to relieve
Gruber's SAT A
abase
abash
abate
abattoir
to degrade
to embarrass
to decrease
a slaughterhouse
abase
to degrade
abash
to embarrass
Gruber's SAT M
macabre
macerate
Machiavellian
machination
gruesome; horrible
to soften by soaking; to break or tear into small pieces
crafty and deceitful
a secret plot or scheme
macabre
gruesome; horrible
macerate
to soften by soaking; to break or tear into small pieces
335 terms
Gruber SAT (A)
aback
abandon
abase
abash
(preceded by taken) surprised; startled
to leave; give up; to discontinue
to humiliate; to humble; to lower
ashamed; embarassed
aback
(preceded by taken) surprised; startled
abandon
to leave; give up; to discontinue
Gruber's SAT S
sable
saccharine
sacerdotal
sacrilegious
black
pertaining to sugar; too sweet
priestly
in violation of something sacred
sable
black
saccharine
pertaining to sugar; too sweet
Gruber's SAT B
bacchanal
badger
badinage
baffle
a drunken party
to tease or annoy
playful talk; banter
to perplex
bacchanal
a drunken party
badger
to tease or annoy
320 terms
Gruber SAT (C)
cabal
cache
cacophony
cadaverous
a small, secret group
a hiding place
harsh or unpleasant sound
pale; ghastly; corpselike
cabal
a small, secret group
cache
a hiding place
241 terms
Gruber SAT (D)
dais
dale
dally
dank
platform; speaker's stand
valley
to waste time
chilly and wet
dais
platform; speaker's stand
dale
valley
Gruber's SAT P
pacifist
paean
palatable
palatial
one who opposes war
a song of joy or praise
suitable for eating
like a palace
pacifist
one who opposes war
paean
a song of joy or praise
Gruber's SAT D
dais
dally
dank
dastard
a platform in a hall or room
to play or trifle; to waste time
damp
a mean coward
dais
a platform in a hall or room
dally
to play or trifle; to waste time
12 terms
Gruber SAT K-1
kaleidoscopic
ken
kindle
kindred
constantly changing
range of knowledge
to set on fire; to excite
relative; family, tribe, or race
kaleidoscopic
constantly changing
ken
range of knowledge
98 terms
Gruber SAT L-1
labyrinthine
lacerate
lachrymose
lackadaisical
complicated; intricate
to tear (flesh) roughly; to mangle
tearful
uninterested; listless
labyrinthine
complicated; intricate
lacerate
to tear (flesh) roughly; to mangle
27 terms
Gruber SAT J-1
jaded
jargon
jaundiced
jaunt
tired; worn out; dulled
vocabulary peculiar to a particular trade or group of people;…
pertaining to a yellowed skin; prejudiced
short trip; excursion
jaded
tired; worn out; dulled
jargon
vocabulary peculiar to a particular trade or group of people;…
173 terms
Gruber SAT M-1
macabre
Machiavellian
machination
macroscopic
horrible; gruesome
deceitful; trickery
evil design
visible to the naked eye
macabre
horrible; gruesome
Machiavellian
deceitful; trickery
332 terms
Gruber SAT P-1
pacify
pact
paean
palatable
to calm down
an agreement
song of praise or joy
pleasant to the taste
pacify
to calm down
pact
an agreement
184 terms
Gruber SAT R-1
rabble
rabid
rack
raconteur
mob; disorderly crowd
intense; furious or raging; mad
to torment; to torture
storyteller
rabble
mob; disorderly crowd
rabid
intense; furious or raging; mad
89 terms
Gruber SAT V-1
vacillate
vagabond
vagary
vagrant
to sway back and forth; to hesitate in making a decision
a wanderer
an odd notion; an unpredictable action
a homeless person; a wanderer
vacillate
to sway back and forth; to hesitate in making a decision
vagabond
a wanderer
Gruber's SAT T
tacit
taciturn
tactful
tactile
unspoken; understood rather than declared
reluctant to speak
saying and doing the appropriate thing when people's feelings…
pertaining to the sense of touch
tacit
unspoken; understood rather than declared
taciturn
reluctant to speak
48 terms
Gruber's SAT Prefixes
a-, ab-, abs-
ad-
ambi-, amphi-
ante-, anti-
from, away
to (ex. adhere)
around (both)
before
a-, ab-, abs-
from, away
ad-
to (ex. adhere)
299 terms
SAT vocab Gruber 250
abdicate
aberration
abstruse
adage
to yield; to give up
abnormality; deviation
hard to understand
a familiar saying
abdicate
to yield; to give up
aberration
abnormality; deviation
Gruber's SAT E
ebullient
eccentricity
éclat
eclectic
enthusiastic
oddity
brilliant success; acclaim
made up of material collected from many sources
ebullient
enthusiastic
eccentricity
oddity
Gruber's SAT C
cabal
cache
cacophony
cadaver
a small group of conspirators
a hiding place; hidden things
harsh sound
a corpse
cabal
a small group of conspirators
cache
a hiding place; hidden things
108 terms
Gruber SAT G-1
gadfly
gaff
gainsay
gait
a person who annoys others
a hook
to deny; to contradict
manner of walking
gadfly
a person who annoys others
gaff
a hook
119 terms
Gruber SAT T-1
tableau
taboo
tabulation
tacit
dramatic scene or picture
forbidden; unacceptable
a systematic listing by columns or rows
silent; not expressed
tableau
dramatic scene or picture
taboo
forbidden; unacceptable
31 terms
Gruber SAT Q-1
quack
quadruped
quaff
quagmire
an untrained doctor; a pretender of any skill
a four-footed animal
to gulp; to drink in large quantities
a swamp; a difficult situation
quack
an untrained doctor; a pretender of any skill
quadruped
a four-footed animal
43 terms
Gruber SAT U-1
ubiquitous
ulcerous
ulterior
ultimatum
present everywhere
infected
lying beyond; hidden
a final demand or proposal
ubiquitous
present everywhere
ulcerous
infected
216 terms
Gruber SAT (E)
earnest
earthy
ebb
ebullient
sincere; serious
realistic; coarse
to slowly decrease
enthusastic
earnest
sincere; serious
earthy
realistic; coarse
231 terms
Gruber SAT I-1
ichthyology
icon
iconoclast
idealist
study of fish
a statue or idol
a rebel; one who breaks with tradition
one with very high standards
ichthyology
study of fish
icon
a statue or idol
92 terms
Gruber SAT H-1
habitat
hackneyed
haggard
haggle
dwelling
trite; commonplace; overused
worn out from sleeplessness, grief, etc.
to bargain over a price
habitat
dwelling
hackneyed
trite; commonplace; overused
57 terms
Gruber SAT N-1
nabob
nadir
naive
narcissictic
a very wealthy or powerful person
lowest point
simple; unsophisticated
conceited, vain
nabob
a very wealthy or powerful person
nadir
lowest point
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