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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 10-12
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
excessive or blind adoration; the worship of an object
to make impure; to contaminate
to come forth; to send forth
tastelessly gaudy
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration; the worship of an object
adulterate
to make impure; to contaminate
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Vocab 15-21 SAT Book 3
Orifice
Hallow
Perdition
Chaff
Mouth; opening
To make holy
Damnation; ruin; hell
Worthless matter
Orifice
Mouth; opening
Hallow
To make holy
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Twelve
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
calm; pleasant; carefree; blissful
hard to please; fussy; punctilious; pedantic; perfectionist
playful, teasing talk; humorous or witty conversation
a word humorously misused
halcyon
calm; pleasant; carefree; blissful
fastidious
hard to please; fussy; punctilious; pedantic; perfectionist
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NEW SAT VOCAB - BOOK 3: LIST 4
absolve
acme
adage
allure
pardon (an offense)
top; pinnacle
wise saying; proverb
entice; attract
absolve
pardon (an offense)
acme
top; pinnacle
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Sixteen
salient
recant
jocular
palliate
most notable or important; significant; conspicuous; standing…
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
humorous; lighthearted; funny; witty
make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe or unpleasant wi…
salient
most notable or important; significant; conspicuous; standing…
recant
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book 3 Lesson 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary or dull | ant. imaginative; compelling
in good faith | ant. fraudulent
accidental; nonessential
fertile, productive | ant. sterile
pedestrian
ordinary or dull | ant. imaginative; compelling
bona fide
in good faith | ant. fraudulent
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Nineteen
insuperable
apex
acrid
fulminate
not able to be overcome; insurmountable; overwhelming
the highest point of something; tip; peak; summit; climax
marked by a sharp taste or smell; bitter
to voice disapproval or protest; rant about; denounce; censure
insuperable
not able to be overcome; insurmountable; overwhelming
apex
the highest point of something; tip; peak; summit; climax
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Fifteen
orifice
hallow
perdition
chaff
an opening, as of a pipe or tube, or one in the body, such as…
to make holy; consecrate
a state of eternal punishment and damnation; damnation; ruin;…
the husks of corn or other seed separated by winnowing or thr…
orifice
an opening, as of a pipe or tube, or one in the body, such as…
hallow
to make holy; consecrate
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Eighteen
incendiary
apotheosis
contiguous
auspicious
causing to excite or inflame; combustible; flammable; inflamm…
the highest point in the development of something; culminatio…
making contact or touching at some point; side by side; adjac…
signaling favorable or promising results
incendiary
causing to excite or inflame; combustible; flammable; inflamm…
apotheosis
the highest point in the development of something; culminatio…
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Seventeen
rebuke
nonentity
sangfroid
desultory
to scold; to blame; to reprimand
a person or thing of little importance; a nobody; a small fry
calmness; composure or cool self-possession
lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm; wandering from subjec…
rebuke
to scold; to blame; to reprimand
nonentity
a person or thing of little importance; a nobody; a small fry
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 5-9
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
an excessively fashion-conscious man
a curse
something that does not logically follow
cheerful; optimistic
fop
an excessively fashion-conscious man
imprecation
a curse
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SAT vocab book 3 lesson 16
salient
recant
jocular
palliate
significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
humorous, lighthearted
to ease, to lessen, to soothe
salient
significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
recant
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
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SAT Vocab 5-6 Book 3
pedantic
elegy
rakish
nebulous
tending to show off one's learning
a sad or mournful poem
dashingly styling and confident
hazy; vague; uncertain
pedantic
tending to show off one's learning
elegy
a sad or mournful poem
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book 3 Lesson 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary or dull | ant. imaginative; compelling
in good faith | ant. fraudulent
accidental; nonessential
fertile, productive | ant. sterile
pedestrian
ordinary or dull | ant. imaginative; compelling
bona fide
in good faith | ant. fraudulent
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
skillful; clever
visible to the naked eye
foolish; inane
pertaining to cows or cattle
adroit
skillful; clever
macroscopic
visible to the naked eye
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 1-4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book 3 Lesson 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse
lucky; by chance | ant. premeditated; intentional
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion | ant. diligent; atte…
celibate
abstaining from intercourse
fortuitous
lucky; by chance | ant. premeditated; intentional
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 2
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
powerless; lacking strength
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
a whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
a correction
impotent
powerless; lacking strength
antithesis
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
to ridicule; to mock
to criticize sharply
to frolic; to romp about playfully
to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
deride
to ridicule; to mock
censure
to criticize sharply
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book 3 Lesson 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse
lucky; by chance | ant. premeditated; intentional
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion | ant. diligent; atte…
celibate
abstaining from intercourse
fortuitous
lucky; by chance | ant. premeditated; intentional
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 1
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
causing disagreement
dishonorable; shameful
a rude or impolite person
a shield; protection
factious
causing disagreement
ignoble
dishonorable; shameful
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Vocabulary Power Plus For The New SAT Book 3 Lesson 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
noun; an intense dislike
verb; to make clear
adj; likely to happen; threatening
adj; common
antipathy
noun; an intense dislike
elucidate
verb; to make clear
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Vocabulary Power Plus For The New SAT Book 3 Lesson 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
skillful; clever | ant. clumsy; awkward
visible to the naked eye | ant. microscopic
foolish; inane | ant. sensible; wise
pertaining to cows or cattle
adroit
skillful; clever | ant. clumsy; awkward
macroscopic
visible to the naked eye | ant. microscopic
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Five
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
deference
a curse
something that does not logically follow
cheerful; optimistic
respect; consideration
imprecation
a curse
non sequitur
something that does not logically follow
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
an evil design or plan
having a negative effect; insulting
an omen or sign
suitable for marriage in age and physical development, referr…
machination
an evil design or plan
pejorative
having a negative effect; insulting
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book 3: Lesson 4
celibate
fortuitous
antonym of fortuitous
recapitulate
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
adj. happening by chance or accident
premeditated; intentional
v. to summarize; to repeat briefly
celibate
adj. abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous
adj. happening by chance or accident
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 20
intractable
disseminate
sinecure
tendentious
difficult to manipulate or govern
to disperse or scatter
a job that provides income but requires little or no work
biased in perspective; preferring one view over another
intractable
difficult to manipulate or govern
disseminate
to disperse or scatter
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Two, Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - exam semester 1
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
diaphanous
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
a whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
a correction
very sheer and light
antithesis
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme
maelstrom
a whirlpool; turbulence; an agitated state of mind
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 12
halcyon
fastidious
badinage
malapropism
calm; pleasant
hard to please; fussy
playful, teasing talk
a word humorously misused
halcyon
calm; pleasant
fastidious
hard to please; fussy
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 17
rebuke
nonentity
sang-froid
desultory
to scold; to blame
a person or thing of little importance
calmness; composure or cool self-possession
wandering from subject to subject
rebuke
to scold; to blame
nonentity
a person or thing of little importance
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SAT Vocab Book 3 (1-5)
aegis
altruism
amorphous
besiege
(n.) support, protection, endorsement
(n.) devotion to or regard for the interests of others
(adj.) without determinate shape
(v.) to surround with military forces
aegis
(n.) support, protection, endorsement
altruism
(n.) devotion to or regard for the interests of others
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 16
salient
recant
jocular
palliate
significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
humorous; lighthearted
to ease; to lessen; to soothe
salient
significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
recant
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 11
elixir
dessicated
cessation
juxtapose
a supposed remedy for all ailments
dried up
a stopping; a discontinuance
to place side-by-side for comparison
elixir
a supposed remedy for all ailments
dessicated
dried up
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
excessive or blind adoration; the worship of an object
to make impure; to contaminate
to come forth; to send forth
tastelessly gaudy
idolatry
excessive or blind adoration; the worship of an object
adulterate
to make impure; to contaminate
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
an intense dislike
to make clear
likely to happen; threatening
common, ordinary
antipathy
an intense dislike
elucidate
to make clear
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 3
pedestrian
bona fide
adventitious
fecund
ordinary or dull
in good faith
accidental; nonessential
fertile, productive
pedestrian
ordinary or dull
bona fide
in good faith
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the new SAT book 3: Lessons 1-7
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
Causing disagreement (syn: belligerent, contentious ant: coop…
Dishonorable; shameful (syn: despicable, base ant: noble, glo…
A rude or impolite person (syn: buffoon, clown ant: sophistic…
A shield; protection (syn: backing)
Factious
Causing disagreement (syn: belligerent, contentious ant: coop…
Ignoble
Dishonorable; shameful (syn: despicable, base ant: noble, glo…
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson Three
pedestrian
bona fide
extenuate
edify
ordinary or dull
in good faith
to lessen seriousness by providing partial excuses
to improve someone morally
pedestrian
ordinary or dull
bona fide
in good faith
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 4
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident
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GCS Sat vocab book 3 lesson 16
salient
recant
jocular
palliate
significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
humorous, lighthearted
to ease, to lessen, to soothe
salient
significant; conspicuous; standing out from the rest
recant
to withdraw or disavow a statement or opinion
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 14
bombast
orthography
paleontology
recoil
impressive but meaningless language
correct spelling
a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of…
to retreat; to draw back
bombast
impressive but meaningless language
orthography
correct spelling
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SAT Power Plus Book Three Vocabulary List #21
bon mot
peon
plutocrat
plenary
n. a witty remark or saying
n. various laborers who are generally landless
n. a member of the controlling upper-class
adj. complete in every way; full
bon mot
n. a witty remark or saying
peon
n. various laborers who are generally landless
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 5
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
an excessively fashion-conscious man
a curse
something that does not logically follow
cheerful; optimistic
fop
an excessively fashion-conscious man
imprecation
a curse
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 21
bon mot
peon
plutocrat
plenary
a witty remark or saying
various laborers who are generally landless
a member of the controlling upper-class
complete in every way; full
bon mot
a witty remark or saying
peon
various laborers who are generally landless
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 13
nirvana
salutary
despicable
harlequin
a condition of great peace or happiness
healthful; wholesome
contemptible; hateful
a clown
nirvana
a condition of great peace or happiness
salutary
healthful; wholesome
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT: Book 3; Lesson 9
Machination
Pejorative
Harbinger
Nubile
N... An evil design or plan... SYN: scheme, plot... ion -- noun
ADJ... Having negative effect, insulting... SYN: disparaging... ANT: c…
N... An omen or sign... SYN: warning, portent... ger -- noun
ADJ ... suitable for marriage in age and physical development, r…
Machination
N... An evil design or plan... SYN: scheme, plot... ion -- noun
Pejorative
ADJ... Having negative effect, insulting... SYN: disparaging... ANT: c…
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Vocabulary Power Plus for SAT/ACT - Book 3 - Lesson 4.5
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
happening by chance or accident
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate
abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident
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GCS Sat vocab book 3 lesson 13
nirvana
salutary
despicable
harlequin
a condition of great peace or happiness
healthful; wholesome
contemptible, hateful
a clown
nirvana
a condition of great peace or happiness
salutary
healthful; wholesome
Sat Book 3 Lesson 4 Vocabulary
Celibate
Fortuitous
Recapitulate
Perfunctory
Abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
Happening by chance or accident
To summarize; to repeat briefly
Done without care; in a routine fashion
Celibate
Abstaining from intercourse; unmarried
Fortuitous
Happening by chance or accident
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT/ACT Book 3
celibate
fortuitous
recapitulate
perfunctory
abstaining from intercourse
lucky; by chance
to summarize; to repeat briefly
done without care; in a routine fashion
celibate
abstaining from intercourse
fortuitous
lucky; by chance
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