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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
10 terms
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
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.
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.
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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
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
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.
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
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SAT Words
Earnestly
veranda
scuttling
brazier
sincerely
Porch
moving quickly
An open pan or basin for holding live coals.
Earnestly
sincerely
veranda
Porch
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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
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
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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…
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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
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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
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
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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 #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
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
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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 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
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
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SAT Word List #4
aesthetic
antagonist
clairvoyant
compromise
(adj) pertaining to beauty or the arts
(n) foe, opponent, adversary
(adj) exceptionally insightful, able to foresee the future
(v) to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
aesthetic
(adj) pertaining to beauty or the arts
antagonist
(n) foe, opponent, adversary
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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
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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
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
35 terms
SAT Root Words
aqua
hydr
bio
chrom
water
water
life
color
aqua
water
hydr
water
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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SAT words 1-10
abate
aberration
abstain
adversity
become less in amount or intensity
a state or condition markedly different from the norm.
choose not to consume.
a state of misfortune or affliction
abate
become less in amount or intensity
aberration
a state or condition markedly different from the norm.
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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
Intuitive
Camaraderie
Impute
Emulate
instinctive, untaught... known through immediate insight not gai…
trust among friends... good-fellowship
credit, often of guilt or blame
Copy or follow an example
Intuitive
instinctive, untaught... known through immediate insight not gai…
Camaraderie
trust among friends... good-fellowship
84 terms
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…
70 terms
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
145 terms
SAT Words
jargon
garrulous
equivocal
taciturn
Language used by a special group; technical terminology; gibb…
Talkative
Ambiguous; intentionally misleading
Habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
jargon
Language used by a special group; technical terminology; gibb…
garrulous
Talkative
70 terms
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
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SAT words
Profound
Anecdote
Objective
Nostalgia
deep; not superficial; complete;
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
Fair; not influenced by emotions
A longing for something past
Profound
deep; not superficial; complete;
Anecdote
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
52 terms
Sat words
terse
boorish
acquiesce
Bane
Brief and to the point
Rude
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
A source of harm and ruin
terse
Brief and to the point
boorish
Rude
55 terms
SAT words
anarchy
deride
infamy
portent
lack of order; chaos; a state of confusion
to make fun of; to mock; to ridicule; to laugh at with contempt
a bad reputation; notoriety; dishonor
warning sign; omen; a sign; of bad luck
anarchy
lack of order; chaos; a state of confusion
deride
to make fun of; to mock; to ridicule; to laugh at with contempt
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SAT WORDS, set 10
debacle
debase
dauntless
dearth
a disastrous failure, a complete collapse
to lower the character, quality, or value of something or som…
fearless; incapable of being intimidated
a lack, scarcity, or inadequate supply
debacle
a disastrous failure, a complete collapse
debase
to lower the character, quality, or value of something or som…
10 terms
SAT words, Lesson 1
divulge
abet
dogmatic
insipid
to tell
to assist
arrogant
dull
divulge
to tell
abet
to assist
60 terms
SAT words
Agrrandize
Colloquial
Dotard
Furrow
to add details to
Local and informal
foolish old man
Groove
Agrrandize
to add details to
Colloquial
Local and informal
73 terms
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 - Week 2
affirmation
alienate
aloof
altruistic
(n) positive statement; assertion; agreement
(v) to push someone way, or cause him to separate from people
(adj) detached; apart; indifferent
(adj) unselfish; caring
affirmation
(n) positive statement; assertion; agreement
alienate
(v) to push someone way, or cause him to separate from people
118 terms
SAT WORDS
Atrophy
Mediate
Apprehension
Trekking
(figuratively) loss of emotional/intellectual strength
to try in finding a solution to a disagreement between people…
worry or fear that something unpleasant may happen
a long walk
Atrophy
(figuratively) loss of emotional/intellectual strength
Mediate
to try in finding a solution to a disagreement between people…
65 terms
SAT Words
Delineate
Nefarious
Vernacular
Brawn
To describe accurately.
Extreme wickedness.
Everyday speech; slang.
Muscular strength.
Delineate
To describe accurately.
Nefarious
Extreme wickedness.
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SAT WORDS, set 9
couture
cower
cranny
craven
fashion designs; clothes created by fashion designers
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
a small opening as in a wall or rock face
very cowardly, lacking courage
couture
fashion designs; clothes created by fashion designers
cower
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
450 terms
SAT WORDS
Demagogue
Extenuating
Florid
Forbearance
rabble-rousing leader
something that makes the situation not as bad
ornate (intricate/ elaborate)
patience, restraint
Demagogue
rabble-rousing leader
Extenuating
something that makes the situation not as bad
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SAT Words #7
inert
lauded
minute
plausible
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish... not moving... incapaz…
praised... alabado
infinitely or immeasurably small... tiny... infinitamente pequeño o…
reasonable, believable... razonable, creíble
inert
unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish... not moving... incapaz…
lauded
praised... alabado
287 terms
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
9 terms
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
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