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50 terms
SAT VOCABULARY #2
consanguinity
acquiesce
rectitude
solemnly
kinship; relationship by birth
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
Moral uprightness; righteousness
in a serious manner
consanguinity
kinship; relationship by birth
acquiesce
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
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SAT Vocabulary 2
antithesis
ascend
austere
autonomous
a direct opposite, a contrast (+/-)... E.g.: In The Lion King,…
to move upward, to rise from a lower station (+)... E.g. He asc…
strict, stern, unadorned, ascetic (+/-)... E.g. The building's…
independent, self-contained (+)... E.g. He preferred to be auto…
antithesis
a direct opposite, a contrast (+/-)... E.g.: In The Lion King,…
ascend
to move upward, to rise from a lower station (+)... E.g. He asc…
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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
16 terms
SAT vocabulary 2
adversity
aesthetic
amicable
anachronistic
Hardship; misfortune
Pertaining to beauty
...
out-of-date
adversity
Hardship; misfortune
aesthetic
Pertaining to beauty
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 2 Vocabulary
adhere
anecdote
burgeon
consecutive
(v.) to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as…
short, amusing, or interesting narrative that focuses on a pa…
to expand, grow; flourish; put forth new shoots (blossom)
Following one after another in order, successive
adhere
(v.) to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as…
anecdote
short, amusing, or interesting narrative that focuses on a pa…
10 terms
SAT 2.4 Vocabulary
lieu (noun)
evoke (verb)
maim (verb)
deduce (verb)
instead of; in place of
to summon forth; to call to mind, awaken, produce, suggest
to disable or disfigure; to cripple
to come to a conclusion by reasoning from evidence
lieu (noun)
instead of; in place of
evoke (verb)
to summon forth; to call to mind, awaken, produce, suggest
10 terms
2. SAT Vocabulary
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
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary #2
querulous
extol
quell
obscure
full of complaints
to praise highly
to put an end to
unclear or plain
querulous
full of complaints
extol
to praise highly
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SAT Vocabulary, Group 2
Abrasive (n.)
Abrasive (adj.)
Abrasive (adj.)
Bilk (v.)
a substance used for rubbing away the surface of something, u…
tending to rub or graze the skin
rude and unfriendly
cheat, defraud, deceive and swindle
Abrasive (n.)
a substance used for rubbing away the surface of something, u…
Abrasive (adj.)
tending to rub or graze the skin
12 terms
SAT Vocabulary 2
interminable
interrogate
recompense
renovate
endless, so long as to seem endless... an ________________ wait
to ask questions, examine by questioning... ________________ th…
to pay back, give a reward; a payment for loss, service, inju…
to repair, restore to good condition, make new again... _______…
interminable
endless, so long as to seem endless... an ________________ wait
interrogate
to ask questions, examine by questioning... ________________ th…
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SAT Vocabulary 2
despondent
detract
embezzle
encounter
in low spirits from loss of hope
reduce or take away the value of
steal money belonging to an organization for which one works
an unexpected meeting with someone
despondent
in low spirits from loss of hope
detract
reduce or take away the value of
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SAT Vocabulary 2
amalgamate... neutral
demented... negative
hone... neutral
beleague... 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
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary #2
Mitigate
Oligarchy
Jocular
Paradigm
make less severe
gov. controlled by small group
humorous, playful
model, example ,pattern
Mitigate
make less severe
Oligarchy
gov. controlled by small group
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary 2
volatile
corroborate
amorous
decorous
highly unstable; explosive; evaporates easily; tending toward…
to confirm; to back up with evidence; bolster; substantiate;…
feeling loving, especially in a sexual sense; in love; relati…
proper; behaving with propriety and good taste; polite
volatile
highly unstable; explosive; evaporates easily; tending toward…
corroborate
to confirm; to back up with evidence; bolster; substantiate;…
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SAT Vocabulary 2
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
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SAT VOCABULARY LIST #2
aspire (v)
astute(adj)
attribute (v)
attribute (n)
to seek to attain, to long for, to hope, to desire.
wise, keen, shrewd, judicious
ascribe, explain, assign
a quality or trait
aspire (v)
to seek to attain, to long for, to hope, to desire.
astute(adj)
wise, keen, shrewd, judicious
50 terms
SAT VOCABULARY #2
consanguinity
acquiesce
rectitude
solemnly
kinship; relationship by birth
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
Moral uprightness; righteousness
in a serious manner
consanguinity
kinship; relationship by birth
acquiesce
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
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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
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SAT Vocabulary Review #2
Aftermath
Aggrandize
Ajar
Alienate
events following some occurrence; a consequences of
to increase in size; enlarge, to cause to appear greater in p…
partially open
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
Aftermath
events following some occurrence; a consequences of
Aggrandize
to increase in size; enlarge, to cause to appear greater in p…
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sat vocabulary 2
satiate
titanic
risque
rant
To satisfy (an appetite, for example) fully.
Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal
daringly close to indelicacy or impropriety
To speak or write in an angry or emotionally charged manner
satiate
To satisfy (an appetite, for example) fully.
titanic
Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal
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SAT Vocabulary #2
Aspirations
Assuage
Auspicious
Austere
desires or ambitions
to soothe; to make better
favorable
severe; strict
Aspirations
desires or ambitions
Assuage
to soothe; to make better
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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
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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
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SAT Vocabulary Unit 2
aftermath
aggrandize
ajar
alienate
events following some occurrence; a consequence of
to increase in size; enlarge; to cause to appear greater in p…
partially open
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
aftermath
events following some occurrence; a consequence of
aggrandize
to increase in size; enlarge; to cause to appear greater in p…
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SAT Vocabulary, Group 2
Abrasive (n.)
Abrasive (adj.)
Abrasive (adj.)
Bilk (v.)
a rough substance used for rubbing away the surface of someth…
tending to rub or graze the skin
rude and unfriendly
cheat, defraud, deceive and swindle
Abrasive (n.)
a rough substance used for rubbing away the surface of someth…
Abrasive (adj.)
tending to rub or graze the skin
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SAT 2.5 Vocabulary
joust
infamy
nepotism
fleece
a combat with lances between two knights
an evil reputation
favors shown by those in high positions to relatives and frie…
to defraud, swindle
joust
a combat with lances between two knights
infamy
an evil reputation
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SAT Vocabulary List #2
Judicious
Adjudicate
Astute
Scrutinize
showing sound judgment; prudent
to hear and judge a case
shrewd; keen
to examine carefully
Judicious
showing sound judgment; prudent
Adjudicate
to hear and judge a case
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 2
antithesis
benevolence
eclectic
gregarious
direct opposite, contrast (noun)
kindness, generosity (noun)
coming from a variety of diverse sources (adj)
sociable, outgoing, talkative (adj)
antithesis
direct opposite, contrast (noun)
benevolence
kindness, generosity (noun)
15 terms
SAT Vocabulary set 2
Distort
keeness
folly
nostalgia
to twist awry or out of shape; make crooked or deformed
characterized by strength and distinctness of perception; ext…
foolishness
longing for the past
Distort
to twist awry or out of shape; make crooked or deformed
keeness
characterized by strength and distinctness of perception; ext…
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SAT Vocabulary List 2
procrastinate
roster
trenchant
impede
to put off until a later time
a list of names
cutting; having a sharp point; sarcastic
to obstruct or interfere with; to delay
procrastinate
to put off until a later time
roster
a list of names
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SAT Vocabulary List#2
arbitrary... The teacher gave the studen…
archaic... In a few select regions of We…
assail... At dawn, the war planes assail…
assuage... Her hunger was assuaged when…
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(adj.) of or relating to an earlier period in time, outdated…
(v.) to attack. OR to criticize someone strongly. OR an unple…
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
arbitrary... The teacher gave the studen…
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
archaic... In a few select regions of We…
(adj.) of or relating to an earlier period in time, outdated…
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SAT Vocabulary 2
abasement
billowing
cower
enhance
humiliation, degradation
swelling, fluttering, waving
recoil in fear of servility, shrink away from
improve, make better or clearer
abasement
humiliation, degradation
billowing
swelling, fluttering, waving
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SAT Vocabulary #2
Abate
Abdicate
Abhor
Abstain
reduce or lessen
give up a position
to really hate
to refrain from doing something
Abate
reduce or lessen
Abdicate
give up a position
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SAT Vocabulary Set 2
eclectic
emulate
ephemeral
equivocal
composed of elements drawn from diverse sources
imitate; strive to equal or excel
short-lived; fleeting
unclear in meaning; intentionally misleading
eclectic
composed of elements drawn from diverse sources
emulate
imitate; strive to equal or excel
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary 2
Perplexed
Churlish
Atrocious
Ambivalent
Full of difficulty or confusion
Having bad or rude behavior
Shockingly brutal or rude
Uncertain or unable to decide
Perplexed
Full of difficulty or confusion
Churlish
Having bad or rude behavior
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SAT Vocabulary 2
Adroit (adj)
aesthetic (adj)
agog (adj)
ambivalence (n)
skillful
having to do with artistic beauty
highly excited by eagerness
indecision, experiencing contradictory emotions
Adroit (adj)
skillful
aesthetic (adj)
having to do with artistic beauty
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary 2
EMBELLISH
PETULANT
ASSUAGE
CASTIGATE
to beautify by adding ornaments; to add fanciful or fictitiou…
ill-humored; irritable; cranky
to soothe; to make less sever; to satisfy, ease, lessen
to criticize harshly, usually with the intention of correctin…
EMBELLISH
to beautify by adding ornaments; to add fanciful or fictitiou…
PETULANT
ill-humored; irritable; cranky
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SAT Unit 2 Vocabulary
chromsome (n): a threadlike strand of…
churlish (adj):having a bad dispositio…
circumlocution (n):an indirect way of…
circumnavigate (v):travel around, usua…
gene, heredity/no antonyms
sullen,brusque,uncivil/bright,cheerful
wordiness,indirectness,roundabout/directness,conciseness
bypass,circumvent/confront,face
chromsome (n): a threadlike strand of…
gene, heredity/no antonyms
churlish (adj):having a bad dispositio…
sullen,brusque,uncivil/bright,cheerful
24 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set 2
acrimonious... The divorce between her p…
anachronistic... The antique furniture f…
blight... The blight taking over the nei…
cantankerous... The old man down the str…
bitter, resentment, hostility
out of place or time
a withering rotting disease
stubborn and cranky, uncooperative
acrimonious... The divorce between her p…
bitter, resentment, hostility
anachronistic... The antique furniture f…
out of place or time
12 terms
SAT Vocabulary Words English 2
abate (v.)
balk (v.)
calamity (n.)
debase (v.)
to reduce or lessen
to stop or block abruptly
an event with disastrous consequences
to lower the quality or esteem of something
abate (v.)
to reduce or lessen
balk (v.)
to stop or block abruptly
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary 1 & 2
Abrasive
Bilk
covert
engender
(adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (…
cheat; defraud
hidden; undercover
to produce, cause, or bring about
Abrasive
(adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (…
Bilk
cheat; defraud
10 terms
SAT VOCABULARY WEEK 2
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
to regard with disgust and hatred.
a person who is intolerant towards others beliefs and opinions
made in exact imitation of something valuable with the intent…
To endow with the rights of citizenship, especially the right…
Abhor
to regard with disgust and hatred.
Bigot
a person who is intolerant towards others beliefs and opinions
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary List #2
brevity
concise
laconic
pithy
briefness in speech or writing; to keep short and to the point
using few words in speaking or writing, but getting to the po…
using few words in speech; shows a lack of interest
brief and full of meaning and substance; forcefully expressive
brevity
briefness in speech or writing; to keep short and to the point
concise
using few words in speaking or writing, but getting to the po…
55 terms
SAT Vocabulary Set #2
Argue
Arrange
Assert
Assess
verb... to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea,…
verb... to put (things) in a neat, attractive, or required order…
Verb... state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully... "the c…
Verb... evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of.…
Argue
verb... to give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea,…
Arrange
verb... to put (things) in a neat, attractive, or required order…
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary List 2
arid
assiduous
asylum
benevolent
extremely dry or deathly boring
persistent, hard-working
sanctuary, shelter, place of refuge
friendly and helpful
arid
extremely dry or deathly boring
assiduous
persistent, hard-working
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary 2
trenchant
roster
procrastinate
impede
cutting, incisive, having a sharp point; caustic, sarcastic
a list of names, especially of personnel available for duty
to put off until a later time
to obstruct or interfere with; to delay
trenchant
cutting, incisive, having a sharp point; caustic, sarcastic
roster
a list of names, especially of personnel available for duty
18 terms
SAT Vocabulary Group #2
Adept
Agile
Amalgamated
Assiduous
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
Able to move quickly and easily
Mixed or merged
Diligent
Adept
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
Agile
Able to move quickly and easily
15 terms
SAT Vocabulary List #2
bequeath
nonchalance
garble
haphazard
to leave or dispose of (property) by a will
cool confidence and unconcern; casual indifference
to mix up, distort, or confuse (a message, translation)
not organized, not based on reason or logic; without aim or p…
bequeath
to leave or dispose of (property) by a will
nonchalance
cool confidence and unconcern; casual indifference
10 terms
SAT 2.2 Vocabulary
Grandiose
Surfeit
Unbridled
Fortuitous
impressive, flashy and showy
an overabundant amount
violent, unrestrained
occurring by accident or chance
Grandiose
impressive, flashy and showy
Surfeit
an overabundant amount
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary List #2
verbose
arrogant
braggart
complacent
using too many words; wordy; long winded
overbearing; proud; haughty
one who boasts a great deal
self-satisfied; smug
verbose
using too many words; wordy; long winded
arrogant
overbearing; proud; haughty
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