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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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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
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
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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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
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 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 2A
Idyllic
decorous
incandescent
volatile
naturally peaceful
proper; in good taste
brilliant; giving off heat or light
explosive
Idyllic
naturally peaceful
decorous
proper; in good taste
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SAT Vocabulary Review: Lesson 2
strict, stern
independent
common, ordinary, boring
not causing harm, of gentle dispositio…
Austere
Autonomous
Banal
Benign
strict, stern
Austere
independent
Autonomous
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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
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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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 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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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
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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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 Lesson 2
edification
elocution
ablution
writhe
enlightenment; instruction
the art of public speaking
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
to cause to twist or bend; to suffer acutely as in pain or em…
edification
enlightenment; instruction
elocution
the art of public speaking
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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
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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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
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
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonoumous
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 lesson 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to rise
STERN; UNADORNED;SEVERE
Self-governing, independent
antithesis
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
ascend
to rise
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling (as with an army); to harass
amalgamate
to combine
demented
mentally ill; insane
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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
Lesson 2: SAT Vocabulary Lightning
Abtruse
Altruistic
Ambiguous
Ardent
Not easy to understand
Selflessly concerned for the welfare of others
Unclear; doubtful or uncertain; open to different interpretat…
Intensely devoted; eager; vehement; fierce
Abtruse
Not easy to understand
Altruistic
Selflessly concerned for the welfare of others
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SAT Vocabulary Intro Lesson 2
advantage
advent
agile
albeit
n.... something that may help one to be successful or to gain so…
n.... the coming or appearance of something... syn.... arrival
adj.... able to move in a quick and easy way... syn.... nimble
conj.... in spite of the facts, regardless of the fact... syn.... alth…
advantage
n.... something that may help one to be successful or to gain so…
advent
n.... the coming or appearance of something... syn.... arrival
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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
Abysmal
Anomaly
Austere
Curator
Extremely bad, especially in quality
An oddity, a deviation from the norm
Severe in manner or appearance
The custodian of a collection of art, information, etc.
Abysmal
Extremely bad, especially in quality
Anomaly
An oddity, a deviation from the norm
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SAT Vocabulary lesson 2
Abysmal
Antagonistic
Blasphemy
Connoisseur
Bottomless
Hostile
Cursing; irreverence; sacrilege
Person competent to act as a judge
Abysmal
Bottomless
Antagonistic
Hostile
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
abysmal
antagonistic
blasphemy
connoisseur
bottomless
hostile
cursing; irreverence; sacrilege
person competent to act as a judge
abysmal
bottomless
antagonistic
hostile
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SAT Lesson 2 Vocabulary
Amalgamate
Demented
Hone
Beleaguer
To combine
Mentally ill; insane
To sharpen
To besiege by encircling (as with an army); to harass
Amalgamate
To combine
Demented
Mentally ill; insane
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Sat Vocabulary Lesson 2
Deferential
Exemplary
Laconic
Sanguine
Adj. respectful and polite
Adj. Exceptional; suited for an example
Adj. using words briefly
Adj. Cheerful and hopeful
Deferential
Adj. respectful and polite
Exemplary
Adj. Exceptional; suited for an example
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SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2
Metamorphosis
Donnybrook
Nonchalant
Vestige
a transformation or dramatic change
A fight; an uproar
Unconcerned; indifferent
a trace or evidence of something that once existed
Metamorphosis
a transformation or dramatic change
Donnybrook
A fight; an uproar
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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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Lesson 2 SAT words 9-16
defamation
esoteric
exacerbate
extol
act of harming or ruining another's reputation
understood only a by a small group or a select few
to aggravate, to irritate, to vex
to praise, to glorify
defamation
act of harming or ruining another's reputation
esoteric
understood only a by a small group or a select few
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