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SAT College Prep Vocabulary
degrading
radiant
coherently
coercion
describes actions that lower your dignity, or actions that ar…
figuratively when someone seems to light up the world
expressing yourself when your really want to make your point
an idiom suggesting motivating someone is "to twist one's arm"
degrading
describes actions that lower your dignity, or actions that ar…
radiant
figuratively when someone seems to light up the world
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SAT Vocabulary Set #1 College Prep
Hackneyed
Hapless
Harangue
Ignominious
Worn out, tired, overworked (adj)
Unfortunate, unlucky, cursed (adj)
A lengthy lecture or rant (n)
Humiliating or embarrassing (adj)
Hackneyed
Worn out, tired, overworked (adj)
Hapless
Unfortunate, unlucky, cursed (adj)
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CollegePrep SAT Vocab
provocative (prəˈvɒk ə tɪv) adj.
bumpkin (ˈbʌmp kɪn) n.
toady (ˈtoʊ di) n.
culpable (ˈkʌl pə bəl) adj.
tending to excite or stimulate... The lessons he learns are as p…
an unsophisticated, awkward person... Press, a redheaded country…
a person who flatters for personal gain... The loser was determi…
deserving blame or condemnation... For example, if you choose to…
provocative (prəˈvɒk ə tɪv) adj.
tending to excite or stimulate... The lessons he learns are as p…
bumpkin (ˈbʌmp kɪn) n.
an unsophisticated, awkward person... Press, a redheaded country…
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sat college prep words
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
to shorten
refraining form pleasurable activity
high praise
misfortune
abbreviate
to shorten
abstinence
refraining form pleasurable activity
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SAT/College Prep Vocabulary Words Quiz 1
Abbreviate
Abstinence
Adulation
Adversity
to shorten, abridge
the act of refraining from pleasurable activity (such as eati…
high praise
mis fortunate, an unfavorable turn of events
Abbreviate
to shorten, abridge
Abstinence
the act of refraining from pleasurable activity (such as eati…
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SAT/College Prep Vocabulary Words Quiz 2
compassion
compromise
condescending
conditional
sympathy, helpfulness or mercy
to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing
depending on a condition (ex. in a contract)
compassion
sympathy, helpfulness or mercy
compromise
to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
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SAT/College Prep Vocabulary Quiz 3
anecdote
anonymous
antagonist
arid
short, usually funny account of an event
nameless, without a disclosed identity
foe, opponent, adversary
extremely dry or deathly boring
anecdote
short, usually funny account of an event
anonymous
nameless, without a disclosed identity
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SAT/College Prep Vocabulary Quiz 4
benevolent
camaraderie
censure
circuitous
friendly and helpful
trust, sociability amongst friends
to criticize harshly
indirect, taking the longest route
benevolent
friendly and helpful
camaraderie
trust, sociability amongst friends
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College English Sat prep.
Paroxysm
Insipid
Stoic
Emanate
Sudden Violent Outburst
Lacking excitement; dull
Unaffected by emotion
Come forth; Issue from
Paroxysm
Sudden Violent Outburst
Insipid
Lacking excitement; dull
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SAT/College Prep Vocabulary Words Quiz 1
Abbreviate
Abstinence
Adulation
Adversity
to shorten, abridge
the act of refraining from pleasurable activity (such as eati…
high praise
mis fortunate, an unfavorable turn of events
Abbreviate
to shorten, abridge
Abstinence
the act of refraining from pleasurable activity (such as eati…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 4
despondent
protocol
candid
jingoism
adj.; feeling gloomy or hopeless... syn: dejected; dismal... ant: j…
n.; the formal or official way of correctly doing... syn: custom…
adj.; honest and straightforward; blunt... syn: frank; direct... an…
n.; extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggre…
despondent
adj.; feeling gloomy or hopeless... syn: dejected; dismal... ant: j…
protocol
n.; the formal or official way of correctly doing... syn: custom…
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SAT College Prep Quiz 1
Abbreviate
Abstinence
Adulation
Adversity
shorten, abridge
act of refraining from pleasurable activity
High praise
misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
Abbreviate
shorten, abridge
Abstinence
act of refraining from pleasurable activity
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 7
transpose
dilema
sardonic
intern
v; to change the order or place of, especially letters, words…
n;a choice between two unpleasant or difficult opinions
adj; using mocking or scornful humor sincerity of human motiv…
n; a student or recent graduate working as an apprentice whil…
transpose
v; to change the order or place of, especially letters, words…
dilema
n;a choice between two unpleasant or difficult opinions
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College Prep-SAT Lesson -9
Bilk
Homily
Demise
Emit
cheat; defraud
a sermon
a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
to give off
Bilk
cheat; defraud
Homily
a sermon
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 8
duplicity
belie
droll
abate
n; international deceit in speech or conduct... syn:deception... an…
n; to falsely represent... syn:contradict,misrepresent... ant:prove…
adj; amusing in an odd or whimsical way... syn:quaint
v; to lessen in violence or intensity... syn:subside,decrease... an…
duplicity
n; international deceit in speech or conduct... syn:deception... an…
belie
n; to falsely represent... syn:contradict,misrepresent... ant:prove…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 6
credence
collate
connoisseur
enigma
n; belief or trust... syn: faith;confidence... ant: disbelief
v; to arrange into the proper order, especially documents... syn…
n; an expert in matters of culture, food, or wine... ant:tyro;no…
n; a mystery; something seemingly inexplicable... syn:riddle;puz…
credence
n; belief or trust... syn: faith;confidence... ant: disbelief
collate
v; to arrange into the proper order, especially documents... syn…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 10
cajole
expound
metier
balk
v; to persuade with false promises and flattery... syn: coax; wh…
v; to explain in detail; to clarify... syn: elaborate... ant: weakn…
n; the work one is especially suited for; one's specialty; an…
v; to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse…
cajole
v; to persuade with false promises and flattery... syn: coax; wh…
expound
v; to explain in detail; to clarify... syn: elaborate... ant: weakn…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 9
sere
heinous
enhance
unctuous
adj; dry and withered... syn: desiccated;arid... ant: lush
adj; hatefully or shockingly evil... syn: abhorrent;horrid
v; to increase the value or beauty of something... syn: improve;…
adj; exaggeratedly or insincerely polite... syn: oily... ant: geniu…
sere
adj; dry and withered... syn: desiccated;arid... ant: lush
heinous
adj; hatefully or shockingly evil... syn: abhorrent;horrid
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 16
purloin
linguistics
pique
rabid
v; to steal... syn: burglarize
n; the scientific study of the structure, sounds, and meaning…
n; to cause resentment; to provoke... syn: irritate... ant: assuage
adj; raging; fanatical... sum: uncontrollable; fervid... ant: placid
purloin
v; to steal... syn: burglarize
linguistics
n; the scientific study of the structure, sounds, and meaning…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 15
connive
noxious
indiscreet
liege
v; to cooperate secretly in wrongdoing... syn: conspire
adj; harmful to health... syn: injurious... ant: harmless
adj; not wise or judicious; impudent, as in speech or action…
n; a lord, master, or sovereign... syn: king... ant: commoner; serv…
connive
v; to cooperate secretly in wrongdoing... syn: conspire
noxious
adj; harmful to health... syn: injurious... ant: harmless
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College prep/ SAT words 2
Beguile
Belie
Benevolent
Benign
To charm someone in an underhanded way
To misrepresent purposefully
Kindhearted; good natured; generous
Gentle; mild; kindhearted
Beguile
To charm someone in an underhanded way
Belie
To misrepresent purposefully
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College Prep SAT Vocab 2
Ambivalence
Cantankerous
Derogatory
Exemplify
Uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused by inabili…
Disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish
Tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thin…
To show or illustrate by example
Ambivalence
Uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused by inabili…
Cantankerous
Disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish
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College prep/sat words 3
Contend
Contrite
Conundrum
Converge
To argue a position or a point
Sorry; penitent
Riddle
Move together to meet at a common point
Contend
To argue a position or a point
Contrite
Sorry; penitent
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 12
lexicon
hue
sanction
altercation
n; a dictionary; a specialized vocabulary used in a particula…
n; a particular shade of a given color
n; permission; support
n; a heated argument... syn:quarrel; dispute... ant: agreement; har…
lexicon
n; a dictionary; a specialized vocabulary used in a particula…
hue
n; a particular shade of a given color
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College Entrance Prep SAT Words
arrogate
cajole
credulity
deprecate
to take or claim something without justification
to persuade by flattery or promises
willingness to believe or trust too readily; gullibility
to express earnest disapproval of
arrogate
to take or claim something without justification
cajole
to persuade by flattery or promises
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College Prep SAT vocab 2
Ambivalence
Cantankerous
Derogatory
Exemplify
uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused by inabili…
disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish:
tending to lessen the merit or reputation of a person or thin…
to show or illustrate by example.
Ambivalence
uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused by inabili…
Cantankerous
disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish:
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 21
asinine
indefatigable
ancillary
osmosis
adj; exhibiting poor judgment or intelligence... syn: foolish; b…
adj; tireless; incapable of being fatigued... ant: exhausted
adj; subsidiary; providing assistance
n; a gradual, often unconscious, process of absorption
asinine
adj; exhibiting poor judgment or intelligence... syn: foolish; b…
indefatigable
adj; tireless; incapable of being fatigued... ant: exhausted
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 3
irascible
bacchanalian
maudlin
extradite
adj.; easily angered... syn: irritable, ill-tempered... ant: easygo…
adj.; wild and drunken... ant: restrained
adj.;foolishly sentimental;ridiculously emotional... syn:mushy,h…
v.;to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of anoth…
irascible
adj.; easily angered... syn: irritable, ill-tempered... ant: easygo…
bacchanalian
adj.; wild and drunken... ant: restrained
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 5
retinue
disparity
extol
conscript
n; followers or servants who accompany an important person... sy…
n; inequality; difference... syn: gap... ant: similarity
v; to praise highly... syn: exalt; laud... ant: chastise
v; to force someone into military service
retinue
n; followers or servants who accompany an important person... sy…
disparity
n; inequality; difference... syn: gap... ant: similarity
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CollegePrep SAT Vocab 1-2
camaraderie (kɑ məˈrɑ də ri) n.
frangible (ˈfræn dʒə bəl) adj.
litany (ˈlɪt n i) n.
moratorium (ˌmɔr əˈtɔr i əm) n.
rapport and good will... She had agreed to stage the off-site in…
fragile: easy to break... Frangible bullets are designed to crum…
any long, repetitive, or dull recital... Ask anyone about the ac…
a suspension of activity; an authorized delay... In 1986, the co…
camaraderie (kɑ məˈrɑ də ri) n.
rapport and good will... She had agreed to stage the off-site in…
frangible (ˈfræn dʒə bəl) adj.
fragile: easy to break... Frangible bullets are designed to crum…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 4
despondent
protocol
candid
jingoism
adj.; feeling gloomy or hopeless... syn: dejected; dismal... ant: j…
n.; the formal or official way of correctly doing... syn: custom…
adj.; honest and straightforward; blunt... syn: frank; direct... an…
n.; extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggre…
despondent
adj.; feeling gloomy or hopeless... syn: dejected; dismal... ant: j…
protocol
n.; the formal or official way of correctly doing... syn: custom…
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College Prep Vocabulary
Undergraduate
Graduate
Certificate
Apprenticeship
a student in a university or college who has not received a f…
a person who has received a degree or diploma on completing a…
a document attesting to the fact that a person has completed…
a person who works for another in order to learn a trade
Undergraduate
a student in a university or college who has not received a f…
Graduate
a person who has received a degree or diploma on completing a…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 9
sere
heinous
enhance
unctuous
adj; dry and withered... syn: desiccated;arid... ant: lush
adj; hatefully or shockingly evil... syn: abhorrent;horrid
v; to increase the value or beauty of something... syn: improve;…
adj; exaggeratedly or insincerely polite... syn: oily... ant: geniu…
sere
adj; dry and withered... syn: desiccated;arid... ant: lush
heinous
adj; hatefully or shockingly evil... syn: abhorrent;horrid
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CollegePrep SAT Vocab 3-4
scapegoat (ˈskeɪpˌgoʊt) n.
peremptory (pəˈrɛmp tə ri) adj.
atelier (ˈæt lˌyeɪ) n.
axiom (ˈæk si əm) n.
one who bears the blame for others... Seems to me that the elder…
not allowing refusal or delay; imperative... Orders from the exp…
an artist's or designer's workshop... In the atelier, his models…
a universal truth, an established rule... Forget the old axiom i…
scapegoat (ˈskeɪpˌgoʊt) n.
one who bears the blame for others... Seems to me that the elder…
peremptory (pəˈrɛmp tə ri) adj.
not allowing refusal or delay; imperative... Orders from the exp…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 8
duplicity
belie
droll
abate
n; international deceit in speech or conduct... syn:deception... an…
n; to falsely represent... syn:contradict,misrepresent... ant:prove…
adj; amusing in an odd or whimsical way... syn:quaint
v; to lessen in violence or intensity... syn:subside,decrease... an…
duplicity
n; international deceit in speech or conduct... syn:deception... an…
belie
n; to falsely represent... syn:contradict,misrepresent... ant:prove…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 2
disabuse
heresy
audit
motley
v;to free someone from believing something false... syn: enlight…
n; the act of holding a belief that foes against established…
v;to check the accuracy of financial accounts and records... syn…
adj;made up of dissimilar parts;being of many colors... syn:vari…
disabuse
v;to free someone from believing something false... syn: enlight…
heresy
n; the act of holding a belief that foes against established…
22 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 20
demur
fixed
dissident
stipulate
v; to disapprove or to take exception... syn: object; disagree... a…
adj; stuck in place or position... syn: immovable; rigid; statio…
n; someone who disagrees... syn: renegade... ant: supporter
v; to specify a required part of an agreement... syn: require
demur
v; to disapprove or to take exception... syn: object; disagree... a…
fixed
adj; stuck in place or position... syn: immovable; rigid; statio…
21 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 1
divulge
abet
ardor
dogmatic
v; to tell; to reveal (as a secret)... syn:unveil;disclose... ant:c…
v;to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... syn:promot…
n;an intense feeling of devotion or eagerness... syn:zeal... ant:in…
adj; arrogant and stubborn about one's beliefs... syn:propensity…
divulge
v; to tell; to reveal (as a secret)... syn:unveil;disclose... ant:c…
abet
v;to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing... syn:promot…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 10
cajole
expound
metier
balk
v; to persuade with false promises and flattery... syn: coax; wh…
v; to explain in detail; to clarify... syn: elaborate... ant: weakn…
n; the work one is especially suited for; one's specialty; an…
v; to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop short and refuse…
cajole
v; to persuade with false promises and flattery... syn: coax; wh…
expound
v; to explain in detail; to clarify... syn: elaborate... ant: weakn…
21 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 7
transpose
dilema
sardonic
intern
v; to change the order or place of, especially letters, words…
n;a choice between two unpleasant or difficult opinions
adj; using mocking or scornful humor sincerity of human motiv…
n; a student or recent graduate working as an apprentice whil…
transpose
v; to change the order or place of, especially letters, words…
dilema
n;a choice between two unpleasant or difficult opinions
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CollegePrep SAT Vocab 5-6
consternation (ˌkɒn stərˈneɪ ʃən) n.
anomaly (əˈnɒm ə li) n.
vitriolic (ˌvɪ triˈɒl ɪk) adj.
preamble (ˈpriˌæm bəl) n.
alarming dismay or concern... Aleck caused consternation to his…
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence... We t…
harsh in tone; bitterly critical... True science is big enough t…
a preliminary statement; an introduction... Existence becomes me…
consternation (ˌkɒn stərˈneɪ ʃən) n.
alarming dismay or concern... Aleck caused consternation to his…
anomaly (əˈnɒm ə li) n.
a deviation from the norm; an odd or peculiar occurrence... We t…
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College Prep SAT/ACT Information
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CollegePrep SAT Vocab 7-8
gibberish (ˈdʒɪb ər ɪʃ) n.
inimical (ɪˈnɪm ɪ kəl) adj.
nexus (ˈnɛk səs) n.
coeval (koʊˈi vəl) adj.
nonsense; unintelligible speech... Let's talk science rather tha…
unfriendly; hostile; injurious... Participation is also a necess…
a link, tie or bond... What separates the groups is a whole nexu…
of the same time period... East-west trending faults are younger…
gibberish (ˈdʒɪb ər ɪʃ) n.
nonsense; unintelligible speech... Let's talk science rather tha…
inimical (ɪˈnɪm ɪ kəl) adj.
unfriendly; hostile; injurious... Participation is also a necess…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 14
enraptured
charlatan
hoax
obstreperous
adj; delighted beyond measure... syn: ecstatic
n; one who pretends to have knowledge in order to swindle oth…
n; a practical joke; a trick... syn: fraud; fake
adj; aggressively boisterous; stubborn and defiant... ant: meek;…
enraptured
adj; delighted beyond measure... syn: ecstatic
charlatan
n; one who pretends to have knowledge in order to swindle oth…
21 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 6
credence
collate
connoisseur
enigma
n; belief or trust... syn: faith;confidence... ant: disbelief
v; to arrange into the proper order, especially documents... syn…
n; an expert in matters of culture, food, or wine... ant:tyro;no…
n; a mystery; something seemingly inexplicable... syn:riddle;puz…
credence
n; belief or trust... syn: faith;confidence... ant: disbelief
collate
v; to arrange into the proper order, especially documents... syn…
22 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 19
vacuous
epicurean
coup
oeuvre
adj; lacking intelligence; empty of reason... syn: empty-headed…
adj; taking pleasure in food and drink... syn: hedonistic; gourmet
n; a surprising, brilliant, and usually successful act... syn: p…
n; the complete work of an artist, composer, or writer... syn: c…
vacuous
adj; lacking intelligence; empty of reason... syn: empty-headed…
epicurean
adj; taking pleasure in food and drink... syn: hedonistic; gourmet
22 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 13
circumvent
inert
latent
acquit
v; to get around; to bypass... syn: avoid
adj; unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish... syn: dormant;…
adj; present, but not active; hidden... syn: dormant... ant: manifest
v; to find not guilty of a fault or crime... syn: absolve... ant: c…
circumvent
v; to get around; to bypass... syn: avoid
inert
adj; unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish... syn: dormant;…
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SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 18
xenophobia
irreleverent
discordant
torpid
n; an intense dislike or fear of strangers or foreigners
adj; disrespectful... syn: subordinate... ant: worshipful
adj; being in disagreement... syn: conflicting... ant: harmonious
adj; losing motion, feeling, or power; lacking in energy... syn:…
xenophobia
n; an intense dislike or fear of strangers or foreigners
irreleverent
adj; disrespectful... syn: subordinate... ant: worshipful
19 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 17
repose
caustic
exodus
retribution
n; a state of relaxation or sleep... syn: respite; peace... ant: di…
adj; biting; stingingly sharp or sarcastic; highly irritating…
n; a mass departure or emigration... ant: return
n; something justly deserved, especially a punishment... syn: re…
repose
n; a state of relaxation or sleep... syn: respite; peace... ant: di…
caustic
adj; biting; stingingly sharp or sarcastic; highly irritating…
20 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Power Plus for College and Career Readiness Lesson 4
despondent
protocol
candid
jingoism
adj.; feeling gloomy or hopeless... syn: dejected; dismal... ant: j…
n.; the formal or official way of correctly doing... syn: custom…
adj.; honest and straightforward; blunt... syn: frank; direct... an…
n.; extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggre…
despondent
adj.; feeling gloomy or hopeless... syn: dejected; dismal... ant: j…
protocol
n.; the formal or official way of correctly doing... syn: custom…
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