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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
n. the crime of holding a belief that goes against establishe…
adj. easy to teach or manage
n. a drink, especially an alcoholic one
n. a hated, repellant person or thing or a formal curse
heresy
n. the crime of holding a belief that goes against establishe…
docile
adj. easy to teach or manage
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Lesson 2 - SAT Vocabulary
Abnegate
Chronic
Forsake
Frugal
To surrender or to relinquish (a right, belief, or idea)
Marked by long duration or by frequent recurrence over a long…
To quit or to leave entirely; to depart or to withdraw from
Avoiding spending money unnecessarily
Abnegate
To surrender or to relinquish (a right, belief, or idea)
Chronic
Marked by long duration or by frequent recurrence over a long…
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established d…
easy to teach or manage
a drink, especially an alcoholic one
a hated, repellant person or thing; a formal curse
heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established d…
docile
easy to teach or manage
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SAT Vocabulary: Lesson 2
alienate
alleviate
aloof
altruistic
(v.) to estrange; abandon feelings towards another
(v.) to relieve; take away; make easier
(adj.) uninterested; unsympathetic; apart from
(adj.) thoughtful of another's well-being
alienate
(v.) to estrange; abandon feelings towards another
alleviate
(v.) to relieve; take away; make easier
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson #2
Amalgamate... Neutral
demented... Negative
Hone... Neutral
Beleaguer... Negative
To combine
Mentally ill; insane
To sharpen
To beseige by encircling (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate... Neutral
To combine
demented... Negative
Mentally ill; insane
SAT Vocabulary Lesson #2
Amalgamate
demented
Hone
Beleaguer
To combine
Mentally ill; insane
To sharpen
To beseige by encircling (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate
To combine
demented
Mentally ill; insane
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
SAT vocabulary Lesson 2
Amalgamate ... neutral
Demented... negative
Hone ... positive
Beleaguer ... negative
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate ... neutral
to combine
Demented... negative
mentally ill; insane
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
Direct opposite
to move upward
severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Independent
antithesis
Direct opposite
ascend
to move upward
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
impotent
antithesis
emendation
maelstrom
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength... Synonym:ineffective; helpl…
(n.) an exact opposite; an opposite extreme... Synonym: converse…
(n.) a correction... Synonym: amendment; improvement... The last ed…
(n.) A whirlpool turbulence; agitated state of mind... His emoti…
impotent
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength... Synonym:ineffective; helpl…
antithesis
(n.) an exact opposite; an opposite extreme... Synonym: converse…
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Procrastinate
Trenchant
Roster
Impede
to put off until a later time
cutting, incisive, having a sharp point, caustic, sarcastic
a list of names; especially of personnel available for duty
to obstruct or interfere with; to delay
Procrastinate
to put off until a later time
Trenchant
cutting, incisive, having a sharp point, caustic, sarcastic
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Lesson 2 SAT Vocabulary
abnormal
manufacture
activate
aerial
not usual, not typical, strange
To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.
cause, make
having to do with the air
abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange
manufacture
To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Alienate
Alleviate
Aloof
Altruistic
V. To turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyone…
V. To make easier to endure; to relieve; to diminish
Adj. Indifferent; unsympathetic; not interested; apart
Adj. Thoughtful of the welfare of others
Alienate
V. To turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyone…
Alleviate
V. To make easier to endure; to relieve; to diminish
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Vocabulary Lesson 2(SAT)
bane
bashful
behemoth
berate
a burden
shy, excessively timid
something of tremendous power or size
to scold vehemently
bane
a burden
bashful
shy, excessively timid
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Amalgamate... Positive
demented ... Negative
Hone... Neutral
Beleaguer... Negative
To combine
Mentally ill; insane
To sharpen
To beseige by encircling (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate... Positive
To combine
demented ... Negative
Mentally ill; insane
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2#
Amalgamate... Positive
demented ... Negative
Hone... Positive
Beleaguer... Negative
To combine
Mentally ill; insane
To sharpen
To beseige by encircling (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate... Positive
To combine
demented ... Negative
Mentally ill; insane
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
aboveboard
alcove
boisterous
clandestine
honest and unconcealed; forthright
a recess or partially enclosed area connected to a larger room
active and happy; full of energy
secretive or covert
aboveboard
honest and unconcealed; forthright
alcove
a recess or partially enclosed area connected to a larger room
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
acclaim
acquiesce
assimilate
delirious
to greet with loud approval or praise
to agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enth…
to take in, or to be taken in by a larger group
extreme mental confusion or excitement
acclaim
to greet with loud approval or praise
acquiesce
to agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enth…
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SAT Vocabulary lesson 2
Metamorphosis
Nocturnal
Opulence
Partition
(n.) the change of form, shape, substance (Winnifred went to…
Occurring at night in or related to the nighttime
wealth, riches
(n.) something that divides (such as a wall); the act of divi…
Metamorphosis
(n.) the change of form, shape, substance (Winnifred went to…
Nocturnal
Occurring at night in or related to the nighttime
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
attrition
edification
ablution
elocution
a weakening or reduction ... Link= fishin
enlightenment, knowledge, or instruction... Link= Ed on Vacation
a cleansing with water- like baptism or the liquid used for t…
the art of public speaking... Link= execution
attrition
a weakening or reduction ... Link= fishin
edification
enlightenment, knowledge, or instruction... Link= Ed on Vacation
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
pacifist
melancholy
fastidious
a direct opposite
someone who is opposed to war
saddened
excessively particular
antithesis
a direct opposite
pacifist
someone who is opposed to war
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
undulate
upbraid
usurp
utilitarian
to move in waves
to criticize or scold severely
to seize by force, take possession of without right
relating to or aiming at usefulness
undulate
to move in waves
upbraid
to criticize or scold severely
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Lesson 2 SAT VOCABULARY
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast... "Up in the air is an antithesis…
to move upward, to rise from a lower station... "The intervals d…
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic... "The lifestyle of many reli…
independent, self-contained... "Many math classes encourage an a…
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast... "Up in the air is an antithesis…
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station... "The intervals d…
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2 Alphabetical
adroit
aesthetic
agog
ambivalence
skillful; deft
having to do with artistic ability
highly excited by eagerness
indecision; experiencing contradictory emotions
adroit
skillful; deft
aesthetic
having to do with artistic ability
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson #2
Eccentric
Provincial
Futile
Diverse
Odd, unusual; quirky
Narrow-minded; unsophisticated
Hopeless; without effect
Varied
Eccentric
Odd, unusual; quirky
Provincial
Narrow-minded; unsophisticated
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Abysmal (adj)
Antagonistic (adj)
Blasphemy (n)
Connoisseur (n)
Bottomless... His arrogance is exceeded only by his ____________…
Hostile... Despite his lawyer's attempts to stop him, the angry…
Cursing; Irreverence; Sacrilege ... Because they had thought she…
Person competent to act as a judge... She has developed into a _…
Abysmal (adj)
Bottomless... His arrogance is exceeded only by his ____________…
Antagonistic (adj)
Hostile... Despite his lawyer's attempts to stop him, the angry…
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SAT Vocabulary Practice Lesson 2
abdicate
affectation
arbitrary
beseech
t... to give up a position, right, or power
(n) fake behavior (such as in speech or dress) adopted to giv…
Random
to beg, plead, implore
abdicate
t... to give up a position, right, or power
affectation
(n) fake behavior (such as in speech or dress) adopted to giv…
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
abdicate (v)
affectation (n)
arbitrary (adj)
beseech (v)
to decline or reject a powerful position, such as a kingship
an exaggerated or deliberate mannerism
done or chosen without a reason; random
to beg or plead
abdicate (v)
to decline or reject a powerful position, such as a kingship
affectation (n)
an exaggerated or deliberate mannerism
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson and Practice: Lesson 2
abdicate (v)
affectation (n)
arbitrary (adj)
beseech (v)
to decline or reject a powerful position, such as a kingship
an exaggerated or deliberate mannerism
done or chosen without a reason; random
to beg or plead
abdicate (v)
to decline or reject a powerful position, such as a kingship
affectation (n)
an exaggerated or deliberate mannerism
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
allusion
chronic
denunciation
embellish
an indirect reference
lasting & recurring for a long time
open disapproval
to make beautiful by decorating; to improve by adding decorat…
allusion
an indirect reference
chronic
lasting & recurring for a long time
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Judicious
Adjudicate
Astute
Scrutinize
Showing judgement; prudent
To hear and judge a case
Shrewd, keen
To examine carefully
Judicious
Showing judgement; prudent
Adjudicate
To hear and judge a case
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SAT VOCABULARY LESSON 2
Amalgamate Verb
Demented Adjective
Hone Verb
Beleaguer Verb
To combine
Mentally ill; insane
To sharpen
To besiege by enforcing (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate Verb
To combine
Demented Adjective
Mentally ill; insane
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
alienate
alleviate
aloof
altruistic
(V) to turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyon…
(V) to make easier to endure; to relieve, to diminish
(Adj) indifferent; unsympathetic, not interested; apart
(Adj) thoughtful of the welfare of others
alienate
(V) to turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyon…
alleviate
(V) to make easier to endure; to relieve, to diminish
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SAT Vocabulary: Lesson 2
Aloof
Ambivalent
Amalgamation
Amble
reserved, distant
uncertain
a union, a merger
to move aimlessly
Aloof
reserved, distant
Ambivalent
uncertain
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SAT Vocabulary lesson 2
Alacrity
Array
Deduce
Encumber
Promptness in reponding
A large group of people or things
To draw a conclusion from given facts
Fo weigh down or burden
Alacrity
Promptness in reponding
Array
A large group of people or things
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Heresy
Docile
Libation
Anathema
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established d…
easy to teach/manage
a drink, usually an alcoholic one
a hated repellant person/thing
Heresy
the crime of holding a belief that goes against established d…
Docile
easy to teach/manage
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson #2
Eccentric
Provincial
Futile
Diverse
odd; unusual; quirky
narrow-minded; unsophisticated
hopeless; without effect
varied
Eccentric
odd; unusual; quirky
Provincial
narrow-minded; unsophisticated
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Impotent
Antithesis
Maelstrom
Emendation
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength
(noun) exact opposite, an opposite extreme
(noun) whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
(noun) a correction
Impotent
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength
Antithesis
(noun) exact opposite, an opposite extreme
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2 Test 4
antithesis
ascend
autonomous
benign
noun: to direct opposite; a contrast... Good is the ___________…
verb: to move upward, to rise from a lower position... The clim…
adjective: independent, self-contained... One who is __________…
adjective: not causing harm, gentle... The minister was loved b…
antithesis
noun: to direct opposite; a contrast... Good is the ___________…
ascend
verb: to move upward, to rise from a lower position... The clim…
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling; to harass
amalgamate
to combine
demented
mentally ill; insane
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic
independent, self-contained
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Amalgamate
Demented
Hone
Beleaguer
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling
Amalgamate
to combine
Demented
mentally ill; insane
SAT Vocabulary Set Lesson 2
abdicate
affectation
arbitrary
beseech
to decline or reject a powerful position, such as a kingship
an exaggerated or deliberate mannerism
done or chosen without a reason; random
to beg or plead
abdicate
to decline or reject a powerful position, such as a kingship
affectation
an exaggerated or deliberate mannerism
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SAT Vocabulary Words Lesson 2
alienate
alleviate
aloof
altruistic
(v.)(To cause to turn away
(v.) To make more bearable, to make less severe
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
alienate
(v.)(To cause to turn away
alleviate
(v.) To make more bearable, to make less severe
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