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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
408 terms
Gruber 2015 // Vocabulary Words
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exalt
extol
hail
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attentio…
to glorify
to praise extravagantly
to salute or greet; to acclaim
commend
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attentio…
exalt
to glorify
75 terms
Gruber's vocabulary page 390
Incumbent
Incur
Incursion
Indefatigable
(Two meanings) resting or lying down (adjective); one who hol…
To bring upon oneself; to run into some undesirable consequence
A raid; an invasion
Incapable of being tired out
Incumbent
(Two meanings) resting or lying down (adjective); one who hol…
Incur
To bring upon oneself; to run into some undesirable consequence
68 terms
Gruber's vocabulary page 392
Jest
Jetsam
Jettison
Jilt
To joke; to make light of
Goods cast overboard to lighten a ship
To throw goods overboard
To reject; to cast off
Jest
To joke; to make light of
Jetsam
Goods cast overboard to lighten a ship
66 terms
Gruber's vocabulary page 393
Lesion
Lethal
Lethargic
Leviathan
An injury; a wound
Deadly; fatal
Dull; slow-moving; sluggish
Anything vast or huge; a sea monster
Lesion
An injury; a wound
Lethal
Deadly; fatal
39 terms
SAT Vocabulary - Gruber's
Urbane
Decant
Heretical
Coalesce
Crowded
Pour from one container into another
Unorthodox
Combine
Urbane
Crowded
Decant
Pour from one container into another
36 terms
Gruber's vocabulary
hoax
hobgoblin
hodgepodge
hogwash
a practical joke
a frightening apparition; something that causes fear
mixture
meaningless or insincere talk
hoax
a practical joke
hobgoblin
a frightening apparition; something that causes fear
31 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary Suffixes
Able,ible
Acious,cious
Age
Al
Able
Having the quality of
Act,condition
Belonging to
Able,ible
Able
Acious,cious
Having the quality of
941 terms
Gruber's SAT Vocabulary
aback
abash
abate
abdicate
suprised, startled
embarrassed; ashamed
to lessen or decrease
to give up or yield
aback
suprised, startled
abash
embarrassed; ashamed
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #10
tenet
tenuous
terse
thwart
a doctrine; a belief
slender; flimsy; without substance
brief; to the point
to prevent or hinder
tenet
a doctrine; a belief
tenuous
slender; flimsy; without substance
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #6
intrepid
intuitive
inveterate
itinerant
fearless; courageous
insightful; knowing by a hidden sense
firmly established; deep-rooted
traveling from place to place
intrepid
fearless; courageous
intuitive
insightful; knowing by a hidden sense
15 terms
Gruber's SAT Vocabulary
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
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #1
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
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #4
enmity
ephemeral
epiphany
equanimity
hostility; hatred
temporary; short-lived
revelation; appearance of a deity
calmness; evenness of temperament
enmity
hostility; hatred
ephemeral
temporary; short-lived
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #8
pervasive
plagiarism
plausible
poignant
widespread; extensive
claiming other's work as own
reasonable; possible
keenly distressing; affecting emotions
pervasive
widespread; extensive
plagiarism
claiming other's work as own
31 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary A
atavistic
auxiliary
appurtenance
apprise
going back to behavior found in a remote ancestor
giving assistance; subordinate
somthing added to another more important thing
to inform
atavistic
going back to behavior found in a remote ancestor
auxiliary
giving assistance; subordinate
29 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #9
ruse
salutary
sanction
sanguine
skillful trick or deception
healthful; wholesome
to authorize
optimistic; cheerful
ruse
skillful trick or deception
salutary
healthful; wholesome
48 terms
Gruber's vocabulary prefixes
a,abs,ab
Ad
Ambi,amphi
Ante,Anti
From,away
To
Around, both
Before
a,abs,ab
From,away
Ad
To
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #2
biased
brittle
brusque
burgeoning
preferential; prejudicial
fragile; likely to crack or break
abrupt in manner; blunt; rough
to flourish; to grow rapidly
biased
preferential; prejudicial
brittle
fragile; likely to crack or break
475 terms
Gruber's SAT Vocabulary
abnegate
abject
abeyance
abet
deny or renounce
of the most contemptible kind
temporary cessation or suspension
assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
abnegate
deny or renounce
abject
of the most contemptible kind
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #3
debunk
decorous
deleterious
despotic
quash; disprove
tasteful; respectable
harmful
tyrannical
debunk
quash; disprove
decorous
tasteful; respectable
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #5
harbinger
haughty
henious
heresy
an omen or sign
snobbish or arrogant
hateful or abomiable
non-conforming with accepted standards
harbinger
an omen or sign
haughty
snobbish or arrogant
25 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary List #7
naive
nascent
nocturnal
notorious
showing lack of experience; simple; unsophisticated
come into being; being born
pertaining to night
having a bad reputation; infamous
naive
showing lack of experience; simple; unsophisticated
nascent
come into being; being born
15 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary Test 2
adjacent
adjudicate
adjunct
admonish
near;close;adjoining
to judge
an assistant,subordinate
to warn
adjacent
near;close;adjoining
adjudicate
to judge
37 terms
Gruber's vocabulary page 394 Part 1
Maelstrom
Magnanimous
Magnate
Magnitude
Whirlpool
Generous
Important person in any field
Size, extent
Maelstrom
Whirlpool
Magnanimous
Generous
62 terms
Gruber's SAT Vocabulary page 396
motif
motley
mottled
mountebank
theme; central idea
diverse; assorted; having different colors
spotted; blotched; streaked
a phony; a fraud; a charlatan
motif
theme; central idea
motley
diverse; assorted; having different colors
34 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary Pg. 394 Part 2
martyr
marvel
masochist
massive
one who suffers for a cause
to be amazed; to wonder
one who enjoys his own pain and suffering
huge; bulky
martyr
one who suffers for a cause
marvel
to be amazed; to wonder
15 terms
Mr. Gruber's Economics Vocabulary
Supply
Demand
Interdependence
Currency
The quantity (amount) of goods and services that producers of…
The amount of a good or a service that a consumer is willing…
mutual reliance
Coins and paper money
Supply
The quantity (amount) of goods and services that producers of…
Demand
The amount of a good or a service that a consumer is willing…
69 terms
Gruber's Vocabulary page 389 Impartial - Inculcate
Impartial
Impasse
Impeach
Impeccable
Without prejudice
A dead end; a problem without a solution
To accuse
Flawless; without fault
Impartial
Without prejudice
Impasse
A dead end; a problem without a solution
161 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (dais - dysphasia)
dais
dale
dally
dank
platform; speaker's stand
valley
to waste time
chilly and wet
dais
platform; speaker's stand
dale
valley
140 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (earthy - exude)
earthy
ebb
ebullient
ecclesiastical
realistic; coarse
to slowly decrease
enthusiastic
pertaining to the church
earthy
realistic; coarse
ebb
to slowly decrease
70 terms
Gruber's vocabulary pg 396 motif - novice
motif
motley
mottled
mountebank
theme; central idea
diverse; assorted; having different colors
spotted; blotched; streaked
a pony; a fraud; a charlatan
motif
theme; central idea
motley
diverse; assorted; having different colors
65 terms
Gruber's vocabulary pg 397 noxious - optimist
Noxious
Nuance
Nub
Nubile
Harmful
Delicate variation in meaning, tone, color etc.
A lump or small piece
Suitable for marriage; in regard to age and physical developm…
Noxious
Harmful
Nuance
Delicate variation in meaning, tone, color etc.
66 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (gadfly - gyrate)
gadfly
gaff
gainsay
gait
a person who annoys others
a hook to land large fish
to deny; to contradict
manner of walking
gadfly
a person who annoys others
gaff
a hook to land large fish
173 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (ichthyology - itinerant)
ichthyology
iconoclast
idealist
idiosyncrasy
study of fish
a rebel; one who breaks with tradition
one with very high standards
a peculiar personality trait
ichthyology
study of fish
iconoclast
a rebel; one who breaks with tradition
65 terms
Gruber's vocabulary page 391 Integrity - Jeopardy
Integrity
Intellectual
Intelligentsia
Inter
Honesty; sincerity
Intelligent; having mental capacity to a high degree
Highly educated, cultured people
Bury
Integrity
Honesty; sincerity
Intellectual
Intelligent; having mental capacity to a high degree
74 terms
Gruber's vocabulary page 394 Maelstrom - Mercenary
Maelstrom
Magnanimous
Magnate
Magnitude
Whirlpool
Generous
Important person in any field
Size, extent
Maelstrom
Whirlpool
Magnanimous
Generous
50 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (oaf - ovoid)
oaf
obdurate
obeisance
obfuscate
a dunce or blockhead
stubborn; hard-hearted
a bow or similar gesture expressing deep respect
to confuse; to bewilder; to perplex
oaf
a dunce or blockhead
obdurate
stubborn; hard-hearted
75 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (tableau - tyro)
tableau
tabulation
tacit
taciturn
dramatic scene or picture
a systematic listing by columns or rows
silent; not expressed
speaking very little
tableau
dramatic scene or picture
tabulation
a systematic listing by columns or rows
64 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (vacillate - vulpine)
vacillate
vagary
vragrant
vainglorious
to sway back and forth; to hesitate in making a decision
an odd notion; an unpredictable action
a homeless person or wonderer
boastfully proud
vacillate
to sway back and forth; to hesitate in making a decision
vagary
an odd notion; an unpredictable action
72 terms
Gruber's vocabulary pg 395 Mercurial - Mortify
Mercurial
Meretricious
Mesa
Mesmerize
Changeable; fickle; erratic
Gaudy; showy; attractive in a cheap, flashy way
A flat-topped elevation of land with steep rock walls
To hypnotize
Mercurial
Changeable; fickle; erratic
Meretricious
Gaudy; showy; attractive in a cheap, flashy way
257 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (paean - Pyrrhic victory)
paean
palatable
palatial
paleontology
song of praise or joy
pleasant to the taste
magnificent
study of prehistoric life
paean
song of praise or joy
palatable
pleasant to the taste
58 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (hackneyed - hypochondriac)
hackneyed
haggard
haggle
halcyon
trite; commonplace; overused
worn out from sleeplessness, grief, etc.
to bargain over a price
calm
hackneyed
trite; commonplace; overused
haggard
worn out from sleeplessness, grief, etc.
186 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (saccharine - synthetic)
saccharine
sacrilege
sacrosanct
saga
overly sweet
the violation of anything sacred
extremely holy
a long story of adventure
saccharine
overly sweet
sacrilege
the violation of anything sacred
113 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (macabre - myrmidon)
macabre
Machiavellian
machination
macroscopic
horrible; gruesome
deceitful; tricky
evil design
visible to the naked eye
macabre
horrible; gruesome
Machiavellian
deceitful; tricky
121 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (rabble - rustic)
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
41 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (nabob - nutriment)
nabob
mascent
natation
nativity
a very wealthy or powerful person
coming into being; being born
the act or art of swinning
birth
nabob
a very wealthy or powerful person
mascent
coming into being; being born
147 terms
[Gruber's] SAT Vocabulary (bacchanalian - buttress)
bacchanalian
badger
badinage
baffle
wild with drunkenness
to nag; to annoy
playful, teasing talk
to confuse; to bewilder
bacchanalian
wild with drunkenness
badger
to nag; to annoy
30 terms
Grubers Vocabulary 4,5,6
stipend
litigation
fiasco
vagary
salary
lawsuit
complete failure
caprice (sudden change of mind)
stipend
salary
litigation
lawsuit
108 terms
2300 vocabulary word review #1 [Gruber's]
abase
abash
abate
abattoir
to degrade... bas - low
to embarass... bas - low
to decrease... bat - to hit
a slaughterhourse for sheeps and cows... bat - to hit
abase
to degrade... bas - low
abash
to embarass... bas - low
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