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SAT Words
abominate
aggrandize
dromedary
scapegoat
extreme hatred
to enlarge or make bigger
a one-humped domesticated camel
the one who always gets the blame
abominate
extreme hatred
aggrandize
to enlarge or make bigger
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SAT WORDS
culpable
verbose
trenchant
remunerative
meriting condemnation or blame especially as wrong or harmful
containing more words than necessary : wordy <a verbose reply…
keen, sharp
serving to remunerate
culpable
meriting condemnation or blame especially as wrong or harmful
verbose
containing more words than necessary : wordy <a verbose reply…
100 terms
SAT Words
adhere
assess
condescending
demean
(1) stick completely to a surface or substance (2) believe in…
evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of
having or showing a feeling of superiority
cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for someone…
adhere
(1) stick completely to a surface or substance (2) believe in…
assess
evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of
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SAT Words
Adulation
Adversity
Benevolent
Divergent
High praise
Difficulties, a negative turn of events
Kind, friendly
Separating, moving in opposite directions
Adulation
High praise
Adversity
Difficulties, a negative turn of events
518 terms
SAT WORDS
inimical
culpable
timorous
verbose
to be harmful to something
blame-worthy, culprit
nervous, fearful, shy, unsure
too wordy, voluble, talkative
inimical
to be harmful to something
culpable
blame-worthy, culprit
10 terms
SAT Words
Earnestly
veranda
scuttling
brazier
sincerely
Porch
moving quickly
An open pan or basin for holding live coals.
Earnestly
sincerely
veranda
Porch
SAT Words
cryptic
apprehensive
apathetic
autonomy
(adj.) puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic
(adj.) fearful or anxious, especially about the future
Feeling or showing little emotion
(n.) self-government, political control
cryptic
(adj.) puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic
apprehensive
(adj.) fearful or anxious, especially about the future
SAT Words
Proliferate (verb)
Divisive (adj.)
Mercurial (adj.)
Cantankerous (adj.)
To rapidly produce or reproduce (as in cells).
Creating, or tending to create, separation, or difference.
Unpredictably changeable.
Bad-tempered; perverse; contentious; ugly.
Proliferate (verb)
To rapidly produce or reproduce (as in cells).
Divisive (adj.)
Creating, or tending to create, separation, or difference.
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SAT Words
Abate
Abdicate
Aberation
Abhor
Reduce or lessen
Give up an unimportant position
Different from the normal
Really hate
Abate
Reduce or lessen
Abdicate
Give up an unimportant position
50 terms
SAT Words
Proliferate (verb)
Divisive (adj.)
Mercurial (adj.)
Cantankerous (adj.)
To rapidly produce or reproduce (as in cells).
Creating, or tending to create, separation, or difference.
Unpredictably changeable.
Bad-tempered; perverse; contentious; ugly.
Proliferate (verb)
To rapidly produce or reproduce (as in cells).
Divisive (adj.)
Creating, or tending to create, separation, or difference.
275 terms
Sat Words
Spurious
Static
STringent
Tumult
false reasoning
lacking, movement, action or change
of regulations strict
a loud confused noise caused by a large mass of people
Spurious
false reasoning
Static
lacking, movement, action or change
25 terms
SAT Words
Avarice
Indict
Unkempt
Cloister
Greedy
Charged with a crime
Messy; Sloppy
To be closed off from the outside worldV
Avarice
Greedy
Indict
Charged with a crime
10 terms
SAT Words List 1
foible
bloviate
surreptitious
incontrovertible
A minor weakness or failing of character; slight flaw or defe…
To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.
1. Done, made, or gotten by stealth (sneaky/sly).... 2. Acting w…
Too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable; unque…
foible
A minor weakness or failing of character; slight flaw or defe…
bloviate
To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.
20 terms
SAT Words
COPIOUS
TENACIOUS
SURREPTITIOUS
VORACIOUS
abundant; plentiful
tough; stubborn
acting in secret; sly manner
eager to consume great amounts of food
COPIOUS
abundant; plentiful
TENACIOUS
tough; stubborn
158 terms
SAT words
divulge
abet
ardor
dogmatic
to tell
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
intense and passionate feeling
Stubborn
divulge
to tell
abet
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
41 terms
SAT Words
Abate
Abdicate
Aberation
Abhor
Reduce or lessen
Give up an unimportant position
Different from the normal
Really hate
Abate
Reduce or lessen
Abdicate
Give up an unimportant position
10 terms
SAT Words
Adulation
Adversity
Benevolent
Divergent
High praise
Difficulties, a negative turn of events
Kind, friendly
Separating, moving in opposite directions
Adulation
High praise
Adversity
Difficulties, a negative turn of events
24 terms
SAT Words
aggrandize
dromedary
scapegoat
resurgent
to enlarge or make bigger
a one-humped domesticated camel
the one who always gets the blame
to rise up after defeat
aggrandize
to enlarge or make bigger
dromedary
a one-humped domesticated camel
SAT Words
zephyr
zenith
wry
writhe
n. a soft gentle breeze
n. the highest point reached by a celestial or other objects
adj. using or expressing dry, esp. mocking, humor
vb. (no obj.) respond with great emotional or physical discom…
zephyr
n. a soft gentle breeze
zenith
n. the highest point reached by a celestial or other objects
SAT words 11-20
benevolent
bias
boisterous
brazen
showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding feeling ;…
a partiality that prevents objective concentration of an issu…
full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
unrestrained by convention or propriety
benevolent
showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding feeling ;…
bias
a partiality that prevents objective concentration of an issu…
10 terms
SAT Words
LOQUACIOUS
LUDICROUS
EMBELLISH
ELATED
Talkative... Sounds like: low gray shoes
def. -- absurd; ridiculous... sounds like: Lou to cross
def.--- to make more beautiful; decorate... Sounds like: M bell…
def.-- extremely happy; overjoyed... Sounds like: eel ate Ted
LOQUACIOUS
Talkative... Sounds like: low gray shoes
LUDICROUS
def. -- absurd; ridiculous... sounds like: Lou to cross
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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…
SAT Words
Abate
Aberation
Abhor
Abstain
Reduce or lessen
Different from the normal
Really hate
Refrain from doing
Abate
Reduce or lessen
Aberation
Different from the normal
518 terms
SAT WORDS
inimical
culpable
timorous
verbose
to be harmful to something
blame-worthy, culprit
nervous, fearful, shy, unsure
too wordy, voluble, talkative
inimical
to be harmful to something
culpable
blame-worthy, culprit
15 terms
SAT Words #5
adversity
amicable
collaborate
congregation
(n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
(adj) friendly, agreeable
(v) to cooperate, work together
(n) a crowd of people, an assembly
adversity
(n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
amicable
(adj) friendly, agreeable
15 terms
SAT Word List 3
adulation
anachronistic
censure
deleterious
(n) high praise
(adj) out-of-date, not attributed to the correct historical p…
(v) to criticize harshly
(adj) harmful, destructive, detrimental
adulation
(n) high praise
anachronistic
(adj) out-of-date, not attributed to the correct historical p…
15 terms
SAT Word List 2
abstinence
anonymous
benevolent
camaraderie
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
(adj) nameless, without a disclosed identity
(adj) friendly and helpful
(n) trust, sociability amongst friends
abstinence
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
anonymous
(adj) nameless, without a disclosed identity
10 terms
SAT Word List #7
arid
compassion
conditional
convergence
(adj) extremely dry or deathly boring
(n) sympathy, helpfulness or mercy
(adj) depending on a condition, e.g., in a contract
(n) the state of separate elements joining or coming together
arid
(adj) extremely dry or deathly boring
compassion
(n) sympathy, helpfulness or mercy
15 terms
SAT Words #6
assiduous
asylum
condescending
evanescent
(adj) persistent, hard-working
(n) sanctuary, shelter, place of refuge
(adj) possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing
(adj) quickly fading, short-lived, esp. an image
assiduous
(adj) persistent, hard-working
asylum
(n) sanctuary, shelter, place of refuge
210 terms
SAT words
laconic
pithy
quiescent
reticent
using few words in speech
brief and full of meaning and substance; concise
quiet; still; inactive
not talking much; reserved
laconic
using few words in speech
pithy
brief and full of meaning and substance; concise
SAT Words
Amphibious
Ambivalence
Amphitheatre
Ambidextrous
(adjective)relating to, living in, or suited for both land an…
(noun)the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ide…
(noun)a round or oval building, typically unroofed, with a ce…
(adj)(of a person) able to use the right and left hands equal…
Amphibious
(adjective)relating to, living in, or suited for both land an…
Ambivalence
(noun)the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ide…
SAT words
1. Pithy
2. Adversary
3. Vague
4. Omunous
Brief and full of meaning
Enemy
Not clearclear
Pertaining to an evil omen or sign
1. Pithy
Brief and full of meaning
2. Adversary
Enemy
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SAT Words
Abate
Abdicate
Aberation
Abhor
Reduce or lessen
Give up an unimportant position
Different from the normal
Really hate
Abate
Reduce or lessen
Abdicate
Give up an unimportant position
12 terms
SAT words
anonymous
assiduous
deleterious
fortuitous
of unknown name; whose name is withheld
persistent, constant in effort; working diligently at a task
harmful, hurtful, destructive
lucky; occurring by a happy chance
anonymous
of unknown name; whose name is withheld
assiduous
persistent, constant in effort; working diligently at a task
10 terms
Freshman English SAT words
Apathy
Austere
Digress
Facilitate
N. Lack of emotion or feeling
Adj. Strict self discipline
V. to wander from the subject temporarily
V. To make easy or easier
Apathy
N. Lack of emotion or feeling
Austere
Adj. Strict self discipline
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SAT words
Inconsequential
Inevitable
Integrity
Inteprid
Trivial
Unavoidable
The quality of being honest and have strong moral principles
Fearless
Inconsequential
Trivial
Inevitable
Unavoidable
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SAT Words
ambivalent
rhetorical
reticent
nostalgic
to have mixed feelings (contradictory and hesitant)
to be effective or persuasive
not revealing one's thoughts readily (withdrawn, reserved, an…
to have a sentimental longing for the past (reminisce and rec…
ambivalent
to have mixed feelings (contradictory and hesitant)
rhetorical
to be effective or persuasive
255 terms
SAT Words
moribund
voluptuous
protean
antediluvian
approaching death
full of delight or pleasure
capable of assuming many shapes; extremely variables
ridiciously old and out of date;archaic; antiquated
moribund
approaching death
voluptuous
full of delight or pleasure
SAT words
Abase
Abate
Abash
Abbreviate
Lower, Humiliate
Subside, Decrease, Lessen
Embarrass
Shorten
Abase
Lower, Humiliate
Abate
Subside, Decrease, Lessen
SAT Words
Delineate
Nefarious
Vernacular
Brawn
To describe accurately.
Extreme wickedness.
Everyday speech; slang.
Muscular strength.
Delineate
To describe accurately.
Nefarious
Extreme wickedness.
SAT words
soporific
sluggish
sporadic
scrutinize
sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness
slow; lazy; lacking energy
occurring irregulary
examine closely and critically
soporific
sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness
sluggish
slow; lazy; lacking energy
SAT Words
ambivalence
cantankerous
derogatory
exemplify
lack of clarity; undecided
bad-tempered
uncomplimentary
to serve as a good example
ambivalence
lack of clarity; undecided
cantankerous
bad-tempered
SAT words
abbreviate
abstinence
adversity
anachronistic
shorten, abridge
act of refraining from
misfortune
out-of- date
abbreviate
shorten, abridge
abstinence
act of refraining from
SAT words
ambivalent
sarcastic, sardonic, snide
dearth, paucity
prattle
having mixed feelings
Mocking
Scarcity or shortage
meaningless, foolish talk
ambivalent
having mixed feelings
sarcastic, sardonic, snide
Mocking
119 terms
SAT Words
acrimony
Adamant
Adroit
Adversary
Bitterness or ill feeling
Refused to be persuaded
Clever or skillful in use of hands or mind
One's opponent in a contest
acrimony
Bitterness or ill feeling
Adamant
Refused to be persuaded
25 terms
SAT vocabulary words
convergence
deleterious
demagogue
digression
joining of parts
harmful
rabble-rousing leader
straying from main point
convergence
joining of parts
deleterious
harmful
102 terms
SAT Words
Abbreviate
Abstinence
Adulation
Adversity
Shorten, abridge
Act of refraing from
High praise
Misfortune; great hardship or affliction; calamitous event
Abbreviate
Shorten, abridge
Abstinence
Act of refraing from
14 terms
SAT Words
Abate
Abbreviation
Abduction
Abdicate
lessen; decrease; subside
short form of something
Kidnapping
Give up
Abate
lessen; decrease; subside
Abbreviation
short form of something
800 terms
SAT words
rouse
piquant
endow
xenophobia
v. to wake or provoke
adj. agreeably pungent or sharp in taste; tart; agreeably sti…
v. to provide with material goods, talents, or qualities
n. fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners
rouse
v. to wake or provoke
piquant
adj. agreeably pungent or sharp in taste; tart; agreeably sti…
17 terms
Common SAT Words
Confirm
Substantiate
Support
Establish
to show that something is true or correct
to prove the truth of something
to agree with or approve of something
to cause something to be widely known and accepted
Confirm
to show that something is true or correct
Substantiate
to prove the truth of something
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