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26 terms
SAT words, set 2
demean
diffident
curtail
corrosive
to lower in status... The embarrassing photograph demeaned the…
lacking self-confidence... The diffident student never raised h…
to make less... Doreen decided to curtail her spending after sh…
bitingly sarcastic... The cruel Estella`s corrosive comments ma…
demean
to lower in status... The embarrassing photograph demeaned the…
diffident
lacking self-confidence... The diffident student never raised h…
12 terms
SAT Set 3
tyrant
consequence
initial
establish
A cruel and oppressive ruler
result or aftermath of an action or decision
occurring at the beginning
set up (an organization, system, or set of rules) on a firm o…
tyrant
A cruel and oppressive ruler
consequence
result or aftermath of an action or decision
10 terms
SAT Vocab (Set 2)
anomalous (related: anomaly)
antecedent
antithesis
apathetic (related: apathy)
not normal, unusual
what came before
opposite
lacking interest
anomalous (related: anomaly)
not normal, unusual
antecedent
what came before
12 terms
SAT Set 12
Daunt
Rudimentary
Lucid
Docile
Discourage, dishearten, lessen the courage of
basic; not refined or well developed
Clear and easily understood
Easy to teach or manage; submissive
Daunt
Discourage, dishearten, lessen the courage of
Rudimentary
basic; not refined or well developed
12 terms
SAT Set 9
Impose
Denounce
Maintenance
Earnest
to forcibly place upon
To condemn openly
the work that is done to keep something in good condition:
Serious and sincere
Impose
to forcibly place upon
Denounce
To condemn openly
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…
12 terms
SAT Set 4
Designate
Principle
Convert
Influence
To assign
a truth, a rule, or a law
Cause to change in form, character, or function
Having an effect or impact on another's actions, behavior, op…
Designate
To assign
Principle
a truth, a rule, or a law
14 terms
SAT Set 5
Enact
Supreme
Manufacture
Legal
to make legal or official
highest in rank or authority
to make, create, or produce
permitted by law
Enact
to make legal or official
Supreme
highest in rank or authority
SAT VOCAB SET ONE
insolent
despotic
to berate
resolute
rude
dictatorial
to scold harshly
firm
insolent
rude
despotic
dictatorial
12 terms
SAT Words (Set 1)
Abhor (v.)
Bigot (noun)
Counterfeit (adj)
Enfranchise (v.)
regard with disgust and hatred.... "He abhorred sexism in every…
a person who is intolerant towards those holding different op…
1. made in exact imitation of something valuable with the int…
give voting rights... "a proposal that foreigners should be enfr…
Abhor (v.)
regard with disgust and hatred.... "He abhorred sexism in every…
Bigot (noun)
a person who is intolerant towards those holding different op…
5 terms
SAT Set 15
admonish
chastise
castigate
chide
To warn... To caution or advise against something
To punish severely
To scold, rebuke, or harshly criticize
To scold
admonish
To warn... To caution or advise against something
chastise
To punish severely
10 terms
SAT WORDS, set 10
debacle
debase
dauntless
dearth
a disastrous failure, a complete collapse
to lower the character, quality, or value of something or som…
fearless; incapable of being intimidated
a lack, scarcity, or inadequate supply
debacle
a disastrous failure, a complete collapse
debase
to lower the character, quality, or value of something or som…
50 terms
SAT VOCAB SET 7
protagonist
simile
point of view
connotation
the good guy
a comparison of two items using "like" or "as"
the point of view the story is told
another significant meaning of a word
protagonist
the good guy
simile
a comparison of two items using "like" or "as"
10 terms
SAT WORDS, set 9
couture
cower
cranny
craven
fashion designs; clothes created by fashion designers
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
a small opening as in a wall or rock face
very cowardly, lacking courage
couture
fashion designs; clothes created by fashion designers
cower
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
5 terms
SAT Set 6
innocuous
obstreperous
audacity
paucity
unlikely to harm or disturb anyone
noisy; unruly, disorderly
boldness to the point of rudeness
scarcity or small quantity
innocuous
unlikely to harm or disturb anyone
obstreperous
noisy; unruly, disorderly
10 terms
SAT set 5
intuitive
longevity
novice
ostentatious
instinctive, untaught
long life
apprentice, beginner
showy, displaying wealth
intuitive
instinctive, untaught
longevity
long life
5 terms
SAT Set 14
perpetuate
reclusive
resilient
paradox
cause to continue or not end. A rumor can be perpetuated
withdrawn from society
quick to recover; they say that when bad things happen childr…
an apparently contradictory statement that actually contains…
perpetuate
cause to continue or not end. A rumor can be perpetuated
reclusive
withdrawn from society
5 terms
SAT Set 13
benign
reprehensible
pristine
gregarious
harmless; , kind and gentle
shameful, deserving blame or punishment as in reprehensible b…
fresh and clean; in perfect condition
outgoing; sociable
benign
harmless; , kind and gentle
reprehensible
shameful, deserving blame or punishment as in reprehensible b…
10 terms
SAT set 4
abstinence
assiduous
censure
digression
the act of refraining from pleasurable activity
persistent, hardworking
criticize harshly
the act of turning aside, straying from the main point, espec…
abstinence
the act of refraining from pleasurable activity
assiduous
persistent, hardworking
5 terms
SAT Set 9
apathetic
contentious
impetuous
deficient
marked by a lack of interest
involving or likely to cause controversy
characterized by lack of thought; impulsive or deliberation
lacking an essential quality; inadequate
apathetic
marked by a lack of interest
contentious
involving or likely to cause controversy
6 terms
SAT Set 7
speculate
convoluted
dubious
fastidious
to think about or make guesses
intricate or overly complicated; having many twists and turns
doubtful, questionable
1. excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to pl…
speculate
to think about or make guesses
convoluted
intricate or overly complicated; having many twists and turns
10 terms
SAT WORDS, set 7
catharsis
caucus
cerebral
certify
emotional release
a meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
brainy; intellectually refined
to prove good or true; to declare correct
catharsis
emotional release
caucus
a meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
10 terms
SAT WORDS, set 11
demur
denounce
desiccated
dilemma
to show reluctance; to express doubt or polite objections
to condemn openly or to criticize publicly
thoroughly dried up, dehydrated
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
demur
to show reluctance; to express doubt or polite objections
denounce
to condemn openly or to criticize publicly
100 terms
YFU SAT Set 2
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Epistle
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
ill-mannered
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
a letter (form of communication)
Acrid
sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
Boorish
ill-mannered
100 terms
YFU SAT Set 3
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deleterious
Euphemism
eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
grow; flourish; put forth new shoots
harmful
a polite phrase to cover something unpleasant
Alacrity
eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
Burgeon
grow; flourish; put forth new shoots
5 terms
SAT Set One
deride
prudent
candid
censor
ridicule, mock, sneer at
Acting with or showing care and thought for the future; careful
Completely honest, straightforward
n. An official examiner of manuscripts empowered to prohibit…
deride
ridicule, mock, sneer at
prudent
Acting with or showing care and thought for the future; careful
5 terms
SAT Set Three
dilapidated
provocative
obscure
trite
run-down, ramshackle, beat-up
tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing des…
dark, hidden, or hard to understand
Lacking originality, overused, cliche
dilapidated
run-down, ramshackle, beat-up
provocative
tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing des…
5 terms
SAT Set 5
ambiguous
ambivalent
capricious
miserly
open to two or more interpretations
having conflicting feeling, indecisive, uncertain
impulsive and unpredictable
stingy, lacking generosity
ambiguous
open to two or more interpretations
ambivalent
having conflicting feeling, indecisive, uncertain
10 terms
Sat-Prep Set 7
Abstemious
Blithe
Crepuscular
Enunciation
moderate in appetite
Carefree
Active at dawn and dusk
Clear pronunciation
Abstemious
moderate in appetite
Blithe
Carefree
10 terms
SAT-PREP SET 10
Epicure
Curtail
Tenuous
Heed
person with refined taste in food and wine
To cut short
WEAK; INSUBSTANTIAL
pay close attention to
Epicure
person with refined taste in food and wine
Curtail
To cut short
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 1
altruistic
amorphous
anarchist
antediluvian
unselfishly generous; concerned for others
formless; lacking shape or definition
a person who seeks to overturn the established government; an…
antiquated; extremely old
altruistic
unselfishly generous; concerned for others
amorphous
formless; lacking shape or definition
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 2
eclectic
emulate
ephemeral
equivocal
composed of elements drawn from diverse sources
imitate; strive to equal or excel
short-lived; fleeting
unclear in meaning; intentionally misleading
eclectic
composed of elements drawn from diverse sources
emulate
imitate; strive to equal or excel
10 terms
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
100 terms
YFU SAT Set 5
Anecdote
Celerity
Dexterous
Extraneous
a brief amusing story
speed
skilful with hands
irrelevant
Anecdote
a brief amusing story
Celerity
speed
100 terms
YFU SAT Set 6
Antiquated
Choleric
Diorama
Fecund
outdated; old fashioned
easily angered
model of a scene
fertile
Antiquated
outdated; old fashioned
Choleric
easily angered
10 terms
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
10 terms
SAT WORDS, set 6
callous
callow
castigate
catapult
emotionally hardened; insensitive; unfeeling
immature and inexperienced
to punish or criticize harshly
to launch; a device for hurling objects, a slingshot
callous
emotionally hardened; insensitive; unfeeling
callow
immature and inexperienced
10 terms
SAT set 6
tenacious
venerable
adulation
adversity
determined, keeping a firm grip on
respected because of age
high praise
misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
tenacious
determined, keeping a firm grip on
venerable
respected because of age
17 terms
1st Set of SAT Words
abstract
abstractly
arrogant
arrogantly
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational... terorico, no…
adverb form ... I twiddled my thumbs _______________ as I though…
Showing too much pride in oneself... Feeling superior to other p…
adverb form... She _____________ swung her ponytail as she pushe…
abstract
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational... terorico, no…
abstractly
adverb form ... I twiddled my thumbs _______________ as I though…
SAT Set 16
Abasement (N)
Billowing (V)
Cower (V)
Enhance (V)
Humiliation
Swelling
Cringe
Improve
Abasement (N)
Humiliation
Billowing (V)
Swelling
10 terms
SAT set 3
parched
prosaic
querulous
reconciliation
dried up, shriveled
relating to prose, dull, commonplace
complaining, irritable
the act of agreement after a quarrel, the resolution of a dis…
parched
dried up, shriveled
prosaic
relating to prose, dull, commonplace
10 terms
SAT Set 11
abate
abdicate
ballad
calibrate
to reduce, lessen
to give up a position, usually one of leadership
a love song
to set, standardize
abate
to reduce, lessen
abdicate
to give up a position, usually one of leadership
10 terms
SAT Set 2
fortuitous
hackneyed
impute
intrepid
happening by luck, fortunate
cliched, worn out by overuse
to ascribe, blame
fearless and adventurous
fortuitous
happening by luck, fortunate
hackneyed
cliched, worn out by overuse
10 terms
SAT set 7
frugal
hedonist
inconsequential
inevitable
thrifty, cheap
person who pursues pleasure as a goal
unimportant, trivial
certain, unavoidable
frugal
thrifty, cheap
hedonist
person who pursues pleasure as a goal
10 terms
SAT Set 12
ethereal
facade
garrulous
hapless
heavenly, exceptionally delicate or refined
the wall of a building, a deceptive appearance or attitude
talkative, wordy
unlucky
ethereal
heavenly, exceptionally delicate or refined
facade
the wall of a building, a deceptive appearance or attitude
40 terms
SAT Vocab Set 1
Acrid
Admonish
Advocate
Ambivalence
(adj) - sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly punge…
(verb) - to caution, warn, advise, or counsel against somethi…
(noun) - a person who publicly supports or recommends a parti…
(noun) - the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory…
Acrid
(adj) - sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly punge…
Admonish
(verb) - to caution, warn, advise, or counsel against somethi…
100 terms
YFU SAT Set 1
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
10 terms
SAT Set 1
abbreviate
arid
benevolent
camaraderie
to shorten, abridge
extremely dry or deathly boring
friendly and helpful
trust, sociability amongst friends
abbreviate
to shorten, abridge
arid
extremely dry or deathly boring
Sat words Set 5
impetuous
exemplary
extenuating
florid
acting or done quickly and without thought or care
(adj.) worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model
guilt diminishing
RUDDY; REDDISH; FLOWERY
impetuous
acting or done quickly and without thought or care
exemplary
(adj.) worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model
SAT PREP Vocab Set 1
accessible (adj)
adapt (verb)
analysis (noun)
application (noun)
Def: able to be reached or used... Ex: Buildings today must be a…
Def: to adjust or make usable... Ex: Many animals can adapt thei…
Def: The process of looking at something carefully and method…
Def: The act of using something.... Ex: Our math teacher used to…
accessible (adj)
Def: able to be reached or used... Ex: Buildings today must be a…
adapt (verb)
Def: to adjust or make usable... Ex: Many animals can adapt thei…
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