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35 terms
SAT Vocabulary
obscurity
ambiguous
precocious
ruse
The state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
(adj.) showing unusually early development (especially in tal…
A clever trick
obscurity
The state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant
ambiguous
doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
989 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 1
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes
sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; le…
overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
altruistic
showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
ambivalent
characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes
25 terms
SAT vocabulary
Bucolic
Pretentious
Convivial
Discreet
Charming Rural
Snobbish;concieted
Fond of partying; Festive
Sneaky;Unnoticable
Bucolic
Charming Rural
Pretentious
Snobbish;concieted
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson 9
ambiguous
amiable
crass
discursive
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane
coarse, crude, and unrefined
rambling, moving from one topic to another randomly
ambiguous
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
amiable
friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 8
aesthetic
adversity
disdain
dissent
pertaining to art or beauty
poverty; misfortune
to feel that someone or something is unworthy; scorn
disagree
aesthetic
pertaining to art or beauty
adversity
poverty; misfortune
989 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
931 terms
SAT Vocabulary
predicted
provocative
tenacious
benign
known beforehand
arousing anger or interest; annoying
stubbornly unyielding
harmless
predicted
known beforehand
provocative
arousing anger or interest; annoying
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 6
aloof
ardent
cordial
depravity
adj. apart; reserved
adj. intense; passionate; zealous
adj. gracious; heartfelt
n. extreme corruption; wickedness
aloof
adj. apart; reserved
ardent
adj. intense; passionate; zealous
SAT Vocabulary
Acquiesce
Aesthetic
Ambivalence
Ambulatory
to agree; to accept
relating to beauty and art
uncertainty; having mixed emotions
able to walk
Acquiesce
to agree; to accept
Aesthetic
relating to beauty and art
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 3
extradite
copious
furtive
ostracize
v. to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of anoth…
adj. numerous; large in quantity
adj. stealthy; secretive
v. to banish; to shut out from a group or society by common c…
extradite
v. to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of anoth…
copious
adj. numerous; large in quantity
15 terms
SAT Vocabulary
tenacious (adj)
incorrigible (adj)
soporific (adj)
Lackadaisical (adj)
persistent or stubborn; not letting go. ... Chanyoung's tenacio…
incapable of being reformed, corrected or changed... On Christm…
sleep inducing; boring; sleepy. ... I am recovering form the so…
without interest, energy, or determination; lazy ... I am not p…
tenacious (adj)
persistent or stubborn; not letting go. ... Chanyoung's tenacio…
incorrigible (adj)
incapable of being reformed, corrected or changed... On Christm…
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 2
ambiguous
antiquated
dogmatic
elated
unclear or doubtful in meaning
old-fashioned; obsolete
Opinionated; arbitrary
overjoyed; in high spirits
ambiguous
unclear or doubtful in meaning
antiquated
old-fashioned; obsolete
SAT Vocabulary
spellbinding
recondite
reciprocate
esoteric
holding one's attention completely as though by magic; fascin…
dealing with very profound, difficult, or abstruse subject ma…
to give, feel, etc., in return ; interchange
understood by or meant for only the select few who have speci…
spellbinding
holding one's attention completely as though by magic; fascin…
recondite
dealing with very profound, difficult, or abstruse subject ma…
SAT Vocabulary
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false... (n.) an imitation designed to deceive; (adj.) not…
give voting rights
Abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
Bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
1,016 terms
SAT Vocabulary
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
30 terms
SAT Vocabulary
advocate
quaint
expedite
partisan
a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
attractively old-fashioned
make a process happen sooner
a fervent and even militant proponent of something
advocate
a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
quaint
attractively old-fashioned
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 40
append
apprise
ardent
cloister
To add in a supplementary manner;... [Verb]
To inform or to give notice;... [Verb]
expressing strong feelings, impassioned, zealous... [Adjective]
to seclude or to confine... [Verb]
append
To add in a supplementary manner;... [Verb]
apprise
To inform or to give notice;... [Verb]
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 35
abandon (noun)
bemuse
collage
decorousness
act of unrestrained behavior disregarding consequences
to confuse or to bewilder
an assembly of diverse things to make an artistic composition
proper behavior
abandon (noun)
act of unrestrained behavior disregarding consequences
bemuse
to confuse or to bewilder
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 5
ambivalence
audacious
belie
complacency
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional at…
daring; bold
contradict; give a false statement
self-satisfaction; smugness
ambivalence
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional at…
audacious
daring; bold
SAT Vocabulary 2
abate
abridge
abstract
abtrusive
to ease up; to reduce in intensity or amount
to shorten, as the text of a novel
existing as a thought or an idea, not having physical form
intrusive; noticeable in a prominent or unwelcome way
abate
to ease up; to reduce in intensity or amount
abridge
to shorten, as the text of a novel
SAT vocabulary
accede
acclaim
acquiesce
affable
Give in, take office (tán thành)
praise
give in
friendly
accede
Give in, take office (tán thành)
acclaim
praise
10 terms
SAT vocabulary
Abasement
billowing
cower
enhance
Humiliation or degradation... synonym- ashamed
swelling, fluttering, waving... synonym-rise up
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame... synonym-draw b…
improve; make better or clearer... synonym-complement
Abasement
Humiliation or degradation... synonym- ashamed
billowing
swelling, fluttering, waving... synonym-rise up
SAT Vocabulary 3
anecdote
temperate
innovative
impugn
a short, amusing story
moderate, not extreme
ahead of the times, like nothing ever seen
to challenge as false
anecdote
a short, amusing story
temperate
moderate, not extreme
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 49
adage (wise saying)
bovine (sluggish like a cow)
cognate (related by past family)
corporeal
a wise saying
dull or sluggish like an ox or cow, relating to an ox or cow
having a common ancestor, related in origin
relating to a physical, material body; tangible and palpable
adage (wise saying)
a wise saying
bovine (sluggish like a cow)
dull or sluggish like an ox or cow, relating to an ox or cow
SAT Vocabulary
Malleable
Bucolic
Eloquent
Halcyon
(adj) / [mal-ee-uh-buhl] capable of being extended or shaped…
(adj) / [byoo-kol-ik] of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idy…
(adj) / [el-uh-kwuhnt] having or exercising the power of flue…
(adj) / [hal-see-uhn] calm; peaceful; tranquil; happy; joyful…
Malleable
(adj) / [mal-ee-uh-buhl] capable of being extended or shaped…
Bucolic
(adj) / [byoo-kol-ik] of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idy…
989 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
20 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary #3
indulgence
pragmatism
codification
culmination
is the act of doing something that you enjoy even if it has n…
To describe a person or a solution that takes a realistic app…
systematic organization; the act of organizing something acco…
the end point or final stage of something you've been working…
indulgence
is the act of doing something that you enjoy even if it has n…
pragmatism
To describe a person or a solution that takes a realistic app…
982 terms
SAT Prep - Vocabulary
abate
abdicate
abhor
abnegation
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to hate, detest (Because he always wound up kicking hims…
(n.) denial of comfort to oneself (The holy man slept on the…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
abdicate
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
1,016 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
25 terms
SAT Lesson 7 Vocabulary
abhor
accolade
ascetic
bequeath
To regard with extreme repugnance; to detest utterly; to loathe
Praise, an award
One who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
To hand down, to give or to leave in a will
abhor
To regard with extreme repugnance; to detest utterly; to loathe
accolade
Praise, an award
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 4
affable
confound
deride
feasible
adj. easily approachable; warm; friendly
v. confuse; puzzle
v. ridicule; make fun of; mock
adj. practical; possible
affable
adj. easily approachable; warm; friendly
confound
v. confuse; puzzle
30 terms
SAT Vocabulary
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes; uncertain as to a cour…
lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes; uncertain as to a cour…
100 terms
ACT/SAT Vocabulary Words
abbreviate
adversity
anecdote
conditional
to shorten, abridge
misfortune, resistence
short account of a story
provisional, contingent upon
abbreviate
to shorten, abridge
adversity
misfortune, resistence
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 3
antediluvian
beguile
cryptic
disputatious
adj. antiquated; extremely old
v. - charm; mislead or delude
adj. - mysterious; hidden; secret
adj. - argumentative; fond of arguing
antediluvian
adj. antiquated; extremely old
beguile
v. - charm; mislead or delude
16 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Unit 1
PHOT / PHOS
PHOTOTROPIC
PHOSPHORESCENT
PHOTOGENIC
Greek meaning "light"
(adj) Tending to grow or move towards light
(adj) Giving off light without heat
(adj) Attractive in pictures or photographs
PHOT / PHOS
Greek meaning "light"
PHOTOTROPIC
(adj) Tending to grow or move towards light
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 9
admonish (v)
apathy (n)
bemoan (v)
caricature (n)
to criticize or rebuke gently for a fault
a lack of emotion or caring
to complain
a representation, often a drawing that exaggerates or distort…
admonish (v)
to criticize or rebuke gently for a fault
apathy (n)
a lack of emotion or caring
10 terms
SAT vocabulary
Joust
Infamy
Nepotism
Fleece
A combat on horseback between two knights
notoriety
Favoritism... Favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by…
wool coat of a sheep; V: shear the fleece from; rob by a tric…
Joust
A combat on horseback between two knights
Infamy
notoriety
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 2
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
easy to teach or manage
a drink; especially an alcoholic one
a hated person or thing; a formal curse
heresy
holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
docile
easy to teach or manage
50 terms
SAT Vocabulary List 3
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Espitle
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
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 13
entice
philanthropy
misanthropy
mirage
to lure, to attract, to tempt in a pleasing fashion
love of mankind, especially through charitable gifts and deeds
someone who hates mankind
unreal reflection; an optical illusion
entice
to lure, to attract, to tempt in a pleasing fashion
philanthropy
love of mankind, especially through charitable gifts and deeds
100 terms
SAT vocabulary
Advocate
Aesthetic
Arid
Assert
주장하다
미적인, 미학의
건조한
주장하다, 단언하다
Advocate
주장하다
Aesthetic
미적인, 미학의
20 terms
SAT vocabulary List 2
rhetorical
verbose
voluble
arrogant
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
using too many words; wordy; long winded
talking with a great deal of ease;
overbearing; proud; haughty
rhetorical
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
verbose
using too many words; wordy; long winded
20 terms
SAT - vocabulary list 4
rhetorical
verbose
voluble
arrogant
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
using too many words; wordy; long winded
talking with a great deal of ease;
overbearing; proud; haughty
rhetorical
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
verbose
using too many words; wordy; long winded
91 terms
SAT Vocabulary
phlegmatic
laconic
esoteric
flotsam
showing little emotion
using few words
intended for or understood by only a small group
the floating wreckage of a ship
phlegmatic
showing little emotion
laconic
using few words
90 terms
SAT Vocabulary
Depict
Denuded
Deferential
Deficient
Verb- To represent or characterize
Adjective- To make naked or bare
Adjective- Showing deference or respect
Adjective- Lacking in some characteristic or trait
Depict
Verb- To represent or characterize
Denuded
Adjective- To make naked or bare
10 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Unit 8
terse
partial
innate
hypocritical
concise; abrupt; pithy
not complete or whole; favoring one side over another; partic…
inborn; something you are born with
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
terse
concise; abrupt; pithy
partial
not complete or whole; favoring one side over another; partic…
10 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Unit 7
astute
exacerbate
dogmatic
credulity
wise; shrewd; keen
worsen; embitter
opinionated; arbitrary; doctrinal
belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
astute
wise; shrewd; keen
exacerbate
worsen; embitter
SAT vocabulary 3
anonymous
assiduous
compassion
conformist
having an unknown or unacknowledged name... (adj.) being unknown…
hard working... Persistent, attentive, diligent
(n.) sympathy for somebody's suffering; pity... Sympathy
follower of customs... (n.) one who behaves the same as others (…
anonymous
having an unknown or unacknowledged name... (adj.) being unknown…
assiduous
hard working... Persistent, attentive, diligent
13 terms
SAT Vocabulary #1
Adhere
Aloof
Ambiguous
Analyze
verb: stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believ…
adjective: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
adjective: open to more than one interpretation; having a dou…
verb: examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanatio…
Adhere
verb: stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believ…
Aloof
adjective: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
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