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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 5
desiccated
diaphanous
diffident
discursive
(adj.) dried up, dehydrated; remove the moisture from (someth…
(adj.) light, airy, transparent; (especially of fabric) light…
(adj.) shy, quiet, modest; modest or shy because of a lack of…
(adj.) rambling, lacking order; passing aimlessly from one pl…
desiccated
(adj.) dried up, dehydrated; remove the moisture from (someth…
diaphanous
(adj.) light, airy, transparent; (especially of fabric) light…
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Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
854 terms
Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 7
extant
extol
fallacious
fastidious
(adj.) existing, not destroyed or lost; still in existence; s…
(v.) to praise, revere
(adj.) incorrect, misleading; based on a mistaken belief
(adj.) meticulous, demanding, having high and often unattaina…
extant
(adj.) existing, not destroyed or lost; still in existence; s…
extol
(v.) to praise, revere
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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 8
garrulous
grandiloquence
gregarious
hackneyed
(adj.) talkative, wordy; excessively talkative, especially on…
(n.) lofty, pompous language
(adj.) drawn to the company of others, sociable; (of a person…
(adj.) unoriginal, trite
garrulous
(adj.) talkative, wordy; excessively talkative, especially on…
grandiloquence
(n.) lofty, pompous language
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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 6
enervate
ephemeral
eschew
evanescent
(v.) to weaken, exhaust; to weaken or lessen the mental, mora…
(adj.) short-lived, fleeting; lasting only a short time, ... tra…
(v.) to shun, avoid; keep away from... abstain from, steer clear…
(adj.) fleeting, momentary; vanishing, soon passing away; lig…
enervate
(v.) to weaken, exhaust; to weaken or lessen the mental, mora…
ephemeral
(adj.) short-lived, fleeting; lasting only a short time, ... tra…
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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 1
abjure
abrogate
acerbic
acrimony
(v.) to reject, renounce; solemnly renounce (a belief, cause,…
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority; repeal or do away with…
(adj.) biting, bitter in tone or taste; (especially of a comm…
(n.) bitterness, discord; bitterness or ill feeling
abjure
(v.) to reject, renounce; solemnly renounce (a belief, cause,…
abrogate
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority; repeal or do away with…
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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 10
ineffable
inexorable
ingenuous
inimical
(adj.) unspeakable, incapable of being expressed through word…
(adj.) incapable of being persuaded or placated
(adj.) not devious; innocent and candid; (of a person or acti…
(adj.) hostile; tending to cause harm or obstruct development…
ineffable
(adj.) unspeakable, incapable of being expressed through word…
inexorable
(adj.) incapable of being persuaded or placated
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250 Sparknotes SAT Words 3
cacophony
cajole
calumny
capricious
(n.) tremendous noise, disharmonious sound
(v.) to urge, coax; to coax, persuade through flattery or art…
(n.) an attempt to spoil someone else's reputation by spreadi…
(adj.) subject to whim, fickle; given to sudden and unaccount…
cacophony
(n.) tremendous noise, disharmonious sound
cajole
(v.) to urge, coax; to coax, persuade through flattery or art…
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Sparknotes SAT Helpful Prefixes and Suffixes
a, an
ab, abs
ac, ad
ambi, amphi
not, without | apathy, analgesic
away, from, separated | abdicate, abort
to, toward | acclaim, accrete, adhere, adjoin
both, around | ambiguous, ambidextrous, ambiance
a, an
not, without | apathy, analgesic
ab, abs
away, from, separated | abdicate, abort
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Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
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SAT Words to Study 1000 Sparknotes
curt
curtail
daunting
dearth
abruptly and rudely short
to lessen, reduce
intimidating, causing one to lose courage
a lack, scarcity
curt
abruptly and rudely short
curtail
to lessen, reduce
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Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and ______…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and ______…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
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Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
854 terms
Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
854 terms
Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
854 terms
Sparknotes Complete 1000 SAT Vocab
abase
abate
aberration
abet
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(n.) something that differs from the norm (In 1918, the Bosto…
(v.) to aid, help, encourage (The spy succeeded only because…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
35 terms
Sparknotes SAT Helpful Prefixes and Suffixes
a, an
ab, abs
ac, ad
ambi, amphi
not, without | apathy, analgesic
away, from, separated | abdicate, abort
to, toward | acclaim, accrete, adhere, adjoin
both, around | ambiguous, ambidextrous, ambiance
a, an
not, without | apathy, analgesic
ab, abs
away, from, separated | abdicate, abort
35 terms
Sparknotes SAT Helpful Prefixes and Suffixes
a, an
ab, abs
ac, ad
ambi, amphi
not, without | apathy, analgesic
away, from, separated | abdicate, abort
to, toward | acclaim, accrete, adhere, adjoin
both, around | ambiguous, ambidextrous, ambiance
a, an
not, without | apathy, analgesic
ab, abs
away, from, separated | abdicate, abort
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SAT HISTORY SPARKNOTE TERMS
John Adams
John Quincy Adams
Samuel Adams
Jane Addams
America's second president, Adams served from 1797 to 1801. A…
Son of John Adams and president from 1825 to 1829. As James M…
A leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formatio…
A reformer and pacifist best known for founding Hull House in…
John Adams
America's second president, Adams served from 1797 to 1801. A…
John Quincy Adams
Son of John Adams and president from 1825 to 1829. As James M…
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 10)
effervescent
extant
epistolary
anathema
bubbly, lively
existing, not destroyed or lost
relating to or contained in letters
a cursed, detested person
effervescent
bubbly, lively
extant
existing, not destroyed or lost
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 20)
comprehensive
benefactor
benign
benevolent
including everything
a donor, one who gives money or gifts
favorable, not threatening, mild
marked by goodness or doing good
comprehensive
including everything
benefactor
a donor, one who gives money or gifts
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 7)
irascible
inveterate
jejune
inviolable
easily angered
stubbornly established by habit
dull, immature, lacking in nutrition
secure from assault
irascible
easily angered
inveterate
stubbornly established by habit
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 8)
incumbent
ineffable
inexorable
taciturn
one who holds an office, or obligatory
unspeakable, incapable of being expressed through words
incapable of being persuaded or placated
not inclined to talk
incumbent
one who holds an office, or obligatory
ineffable
unspeakable, incapable of being expressed through words
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 13)
egregious
efface
dither
solicitous
extremely bad
to wipe out, obliterate, rub away
to be indecisive
concerned, attentive
egregious
extremely bad
efface
to wipe out, obliterate, rub away
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 14)
ribald
resilient
renown
reprieve
coarsely, crudely humorous
able to recover from misfortune; able to withstand adversity
honor, acclaim
a temporary delay of punishment
ribald
coarsely, crudely humorous
resilient
able to recover from misfortune; able to withstand adversity
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 34)
conspicuous
consolation
compliant
consensus
obvious, noticeable, attracting attention
an act of comforting
ready to adapt oneself to another's wishes
an agreement of opinion
conspicuous
obvious, noticeable, attracting attention
consolation
an act of comforting
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 26)
sensuous
sinuous
sensual
salve
involving sensory gratification
lithe, serpentine
involving sensory gratification, usually related to sex
a soothing balm
sensuous
involving sensory gratification
sinuous
lithe, serpentine
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 28)
prepossessing
raucous
quaint
quell
occupying the mind to the exclusion of other thoughts or feel…
loud, boisterous
charmingly old-fashioned
to control or diffuse a potentially explosive situation
prepossessing
occupying the mind to the exclusion of other thoughts or feel…
raucous
loud, boisterous
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 29)
resplendent
sobriety
scrupulous
repudiate
shiny, glowing
sedate, calm
painstakingly careful
to reject, refuse to accept
resplendent
shiny, glowing
sobriety
sedate, calm
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 33)
precocious
potentate
negligent
implacable
advanced, developing ahead of time
one who has great power, a ruler
habitually careless, neglectful
incapable of being appeased or mitigated
precocious
advanced, developing ahead of time
potentate
one who has great power, a ruler
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 21)
forlorn
forestall
forage
florid
lonely, abandoned, hopeless
to prevent, thwart, delay
to graze, rummage for food
flowery, ornate
forlorn
lonely, abandoned, hopeless
forestall
to prevent, thwart, delay
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 23)
fickle
fetter
fetid
fervent
shifting in character
to chain, restrain
having a foul odor
ardent, passionate
fickle
shifting in character
fetter
to chain, restrain
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 27)
panacea
presage
philanthropic
cobbler
a remedy for all ills or difficulties
an omen
charitable, giving
a person who makes or repairs shoes
panacea
a remedy for all ills or difficulties
presage
an omen
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 6)
subjugate
tacit
stoic
spurious
to bring under control, subdue
expressed without words
unaffected by passion or feeling
false but designed to seem plausible
subjugate
to bring under control, subdue
tacit
expressed without words
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 1)
assail
assess
cavort
protean
to attack
to evaluate
to leap about, behave boisterously
able to change shape; multifaceted
assail
to attack
assess
to evaluate
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 4)
palette
nocturnal
palatable
paucity
a range of colors or qualities
relating to or occurring during the night
agreeable to the taste
small in quantity
palette
a range of colors or qualities
nocturnal
relating to or occurring during the night
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 2)
coagulate
quagmire
pervasive
patent
to thicken, clot
a difficult situation
having the tendency to spread throughout
readily seen or understood, clear
coagulate
to thicken, clot
quagmire
a difficult situation
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 16)
discern
disclose
fallacious
discordant
to perceive, detect
to reveal, make public
incorrect, misleading
not agreeing, not in harmony with
discern
to perceive, detect
disclose
to reveal, make public
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 9)
impassive
servile
impecunious
salient
stoic, not susceptible to suffering
subservient, obeying
poor
significant conspicuous
impassive
stoic, not susceptible to suffering
servile
subservient, obeying
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 19)
apathetic
anxiety
antithesis
antiseptic
lacking concern, emotion
intense uneasiness
the absolute opposite
clean, sterile
apathetic
lacking concern, emotion
anxiety
intense uneasiness
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 35)
cumulative
cultivate
culpable
covet
increasing, building upon itself
to nurture, improve, refine
deserving blame
to desire enviously
cumulative
increasing, building upon itself
cultivate
to nurture, improve, refine
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 32)
vigilant
venerable
ubiquitous
vicissitude
watchful, alert
deserving of respect because of age or achievement
existing everywhere, widespread
event that occurs by chance
vigilant
watchful, alert
venerable
deserving of respect because of age or achievement
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 24)
goad
impeccable
sublime
submissive
to urge, spur, incite to action
exemplary, flawless
lofty, grand, exalted
easily yielding to authority
goad
to urge, spur, incite to action
impeccable
exemplary, flawless
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 30)
nefarious
antedilluvian
amenable
amalgamate
villainous
ancient
willing, compliant
to bring together, unite
nefarious
villainous
antedilluvian
ancient
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 17)
eclectic
ecstatic
edict
effrontery
consisting of a diverse variety of elements
intensely and overpoweringly happy
an order, decree
impudence, nerve, insolence
eclectic
consisting of a diverse variety of elements
ecstatic
intensely and overpoweringly happy
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 25)
intransigent
remiss
gregarious
gratuitous
refusing to compromise, often on an extreme opinion
negligent, failing to take care
drawn to the company of others, sociable
uncalled for, unwarranted
intransigent
refusing to compromise, often on an extreme opinion
remiss
negligent, failing to take care
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 12)
largess
lethargic
liability
lithe
the generous giving of lavish gifts
in a state of sluggishness or apathy
something for which one is legally responsible, usually invol…
graceful, flexible, supple
largess
the generous giving of lavish gifts
lethargic
in a state of sluggishness or apathy
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 36)
vestige
yoke
utilitarian
veneer
a mark or trace of something lost or vanished
to join, oink
relating to or aiming at usefulness
a superficial or deceptively attractive appearance, façade
vestige
a mark or trace of something lost or vanished
yoke
to join, oink
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SAT Sparknotes Vocabulary (Part 15)
denigrate
defamatory
decorous
debunk
to belittle, diminish the opinion of
harmful toward another's reputation
socially proper, appropriate
to expose the falseness of something
denigrate
to belittle, diminish the opinion of
defamatory
harmful toward another's reputation
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