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SAT VOCABULARY #8
salient
avoidance
illustrate
misconception
(adj.) leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, stand…
A form of negative reinforcement in which one eschews the unp…
to explain or make clear using examples, charts, or graphs
a mistaken idea
salient
(adj.) leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, stand…
avoidance
A form of negative reinforcement in which one eschews the unp…
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SAT Vocabulary List #8
spurious
guile
beguile
stratagem
fake; counterfeit
trickery; deceit
to deceive with charm
a deceitful scheme
spurious
fake; counterfeit
guile
trickery; deceit
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SAT Vocabulary 8-10
aestheic
catalyst
denunciation
embellish
(adj) - showing an appreciation of beauty in nature or art; a…
(n) - someone or something that brings about a change
(n) - expression of strong disapproval made openly or publicly
(v) - to decorate; to elaborate upon
aestheic
(adj) - showing an appreciation of beauty in nature or art; a…
catalyst
(n) - someone or something that brings about a change
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SAT Vocabulary List#8
flag... Jenna, used to living in the cit…
florid... Her own account of her escape…
folly... The Ziegfeld Follies were a ser…
furtive... Romeo and Juliet could only s…
(n.) a piece of cloth, varying in size, shape, color, and des…
(adj.) having a red or flushed complexion OR elaborately or e…
(n.) a foolish act, idea, or practice OR a theatrical revue,…
(adj.) attempting to avoid notice or attention, typically bec…
flag... Jenna, used to living in the cit…
(n.) a piece of cloth, varying in size, shape, color, and des…
florid... Her own account of her escape…
(adj.) having a red or flushed complexion OR elaborately or e…
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SAT Vocabulary 8
catapult
catapult
muster
muster
slingshot
When the Dolphins bear the Steelers, the victory _____ them i…
to collect or gather; the act of inspection or critical exami…
In 1836 the Texans at the Alamo _____ all the troops availabl…
catapult
slingshot
catapult
When the Dolphins bear the Steelers, the victory _____ them i…
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SAT VOCABULARY #8
1. Abyss
2. Alleviate
3. Antipathy
4. Badger
; noun- a deep space that cannot be measured; a bottomless gu…
; verb- to lighten or lessen; to relieve... Jerry found that goi…
; noun- strong dislike; opposition to; hatred; an intense neg…
; verb- to pester; to harass persistently; to deliberately bo…
1. Abyss
; noun- a deep space that cannot be measured; a bottomless gu…
2. Alleviate
; verb- to lighten or lessen; to relieve... Jerry found that goi…
12 terms
SAT Vocabulary 8
scrupulous
smug
somber
spontaneous
abiding by morals or strict rules
marked by excessive self-satisfaction
gloomy and serious
unplanned; impulsive
scrupulous
abiding by morals or strict rules
smug
marked by excessive self-satisfaction
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SAT Vocabulary 8
Enigma
Efface
Eccentric
Dogmatic
Mystery/puzzle
Erase
Different in personality or behavior
Sticking to widely accepted beliefs even when proven wrong
Enigma
Mystery/puzzle
Efface
Erase
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SAT Vocabulary AudioLearn 8
Musky
Didactic
Rankle
Regale
having a dank and fetid smell
Intended to teach or instruct
To cause continuing anger or irritation
to entertain or amuse
Musky
having a dank and fetid smell
Didactic
Intended to teach or instruct
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SAT Vocabulary list #8
Abyss
Alleviate
Antipathy
Badger
noun- a deep space that cannot be measured; a bottomless gulf…
verb- to lighten or lessen; to relieve... Lilly took Advil to al…
noun- strong dislike; opposition to; hatred; an intense negat…
verb- to pester; to harass persistently; to deliberately both…
Abyss
noun- a deep space that cannot be measured; a bottomless gulf…
Alleviate
verb- to lighten or lessen; to relieve... Lilly took Advil to al…
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SAT vocabulary 8
Allusion
Ambivalent
Arduous
Bereft of
Allusion
Ambivalent
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SAT Vocabulary #8
disseminate
prerogative
affluence
stringent
v. to spread broadly as though sowing seeds
n. exclusive right or privilege; a special advantage, esp. a…
n. a plentiful flow or supply; abundance of wealth or property
adj. binding, drawing or pressing tight; marked by rigor, str…
disseminate
v. to spread broadly as though sowing seeds
prerogative
n. exclusive right or privilege; a special advantage, esp. a…
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SAT Vocabulary #8
beget
educe
glean
chafe
to produce; to make happen
to draw or bring out
to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor
to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
beget
to produce; to make happen
educe
to draw or bring out
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SAT Vocabulary #8
Claimant
Cloister
Countenance
Coup
A person making a claim
A tranquil, secluded place
A person's face, especially the expression
The violent overthrow of a government by a small group, a vic…
Claimant
A person making a claim
Cloister
A tranquil, secluded place
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SAT Vocabulary Week 8
cordial
corroborate
credulity
criterion
warmly friendly; sincerely felt
support with evidence
tendency to believe too easily
decisive factor
cordial
warmly friendly; sincerely felt
corroborate
support with evidence
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5000 SAT Vocabulary #8
aqueduct
aqueous
arbiter
arbitrary
n. A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a communit…
adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing water
n. One chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in d…
adj. Fixed or done capriciously
aqueduct
n. A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a communit…
aqueous
adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing water
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SAT Vocabulary List 8
Obtuse
Scrutinize
Congenial
Fjord
slow in comprehension; insensitive; blockheaded
to look very carefully; to examine
pleasant to be around; social, agreeable
a long narrow inlet from the sea between steep cliffs or hills
Obtuse
slow in comprehension; insensitive; blockheaded
Scrutinize
to look very carefully; to examine
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SAT Vocabulary: Week 8
diplomatic
dire
discount
discourse
tactful, sensitive, polite
urgent; dreadful
reduce in price; ignore; disregard
Written or spoken communication or debate
diplomatic
tactful, sensitive, polite
dire
urgent; dreadful
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SAT Vocabulary List 8 Definitions
expository
exploit
explicit
abate
serving to clarify or interpret something
deed or action, particularly a brave deed
clearly defined; leaving nothing implied
grow less in intensity or degree
expository
serving to clarify or interpret something
exploit
deed or action, particularly a brave deed
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SAT Vocabulary List 8
Atheist
Colloquial
Dotard
Furrow
person who does not believe in God
local and informal (used of language)
foolish old man
groove
Atheist
person who does not believe in God
Colloquial
local and informal (used of language)
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SAT Vocabulary #8
Claimant
Cloister
Countenance
Coup
A person making a claim
A tranquil, secluded place
A person's face, especially the expression
The violent overthrow of a government by a small group, a vic…
Claimant
A person making a claim
Cloister
A tranquil, secluded place
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Year 8 SAT Vocabulary
Lucid
Malleable
Mundane
Nefarious
Expressed clearly, easy to understand
Easily influenced, pliable
Lacking interest or excitement, dull
Wicked or criminal, villainous
Lucid
Expressed clearly, easy to understand
Malleable
Easily influenced, pliable
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5000 SAT Vocabulary #8
aqueduct
aqueous
arbiter
arbitrary
n. A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a communit…
adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing water
n. One chosen or appointed, by mutual consent of parties in d…
adj. Fixed or done capriciously
aqueduct
n. A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a communit…
aqueous
adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing water
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SAT Vocabulary #8
impervious
impious
impotent
impoverish
airtight sealed
not devout in religion
powerless
to make poor or bankrupt
impervious
airtight sealed
impious
not devout in religion
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SAT Vocabulary # 8
Incontrovertible
Arbiter
Biased
Exculpate
certain; not open to question
someone who can settle a dispute; influence people
an unfair preference or dislike of something
to free someone from blame or guilt
Incontrovertible
certain; not open to question
Arbiter
someone who can settle a dispute; influence people
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SAT Vocabulary List # 8
aesthetic
catalyst
denunciation
embellish
Concerning the appreciation of beauty; often in art
something that brings about a change in something else
Expression of strong disapproval made openly or publicly
to decorate; to add to; to exaggerate; garnish; ornament
aesthetic
Concerning the appreciation of beauty; often in art
catalyst
something that brings about a change in something else
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SAT Vocabulary Week 8
cordial
corroborate
credulity
criterion
warmly friendly; sincerely felt
support with evidence
tendency to believe too easily
decisive factor
cordial
warmly friendly; sincerely felt
corroborate
support with evidence
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SAT Vocabulary List #8
Alleviate
Vacillate
Ephemeral
Deference
to reduce, lessen
to sway
short-lived
respect
Alleviate
to reduce, lessen
Vacillate
to sway
SAT Vocabulary List 8
volatile
hyperbole
delineate
presumptuous
changeable, explosive
exaggeration, overstatement
describe, portray
overconfident, excessively forward
volatile
changeable, explosive
hyperbole
exaggeration, overstatement
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#8 SAT vocabulary words
animosity
apathy
apprehensive
commend
(n)strong dislike; bitter hostility
(n)lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
(adj.) fearful or anxious, especially about the future
(v) to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of atte…
animosity
(n)strong dislike; bitter hostility
apathy
(n)lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
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SAT Vocabulary #8
fortuitous
disseminate
arbitrary
stringent-
happening by chance whether good or bad; random; unexpected
to spread abroad as though sowing seeds
depending on choice or discretion rather than defined by law;…
marked by rigor, strictness or severity esp. with regard to r…
fortuitous
happening by chance whether good or bad; random; unexpected
disseminate
to spread abroad as though sowing seeds
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GROUP 8 Vocabulary SAT
Abstruse
Blunderbuss
Cringe
Envenom
Difficult to understand; Obsure
1) Ancient weapon(type of gun) ; 2) A clumsy person
Recoil; Flinch; Shy away
To cause bitterness and bad feeling
Abstruse
Difficult to understand; Obsure
Blunderbuss
1) Ancient weapon(type of gun) ; 2) A clumsy person
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SAT Vocabulary #8
obtuse
scrutinize
congenial
fjord
insensitive; block-headed
examine closely
pleasant; social
narrow sea inlet
obtuse
insensitive; block-headed
scrutinize
examine closely
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SAT Vocabulary Unit 8
aesthetic
adversity
disdain
dissent
pertaining to art or beauty
poverty; misfortune
to feel that someone or something is unworthy; scorn
disagree
aesthetic
pertaining to art or beauty
adversity
poverty; misfortune
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SAT vocabulary 8
immutable
implication
implicit
impecunious
unchangeable
something implied or suggested
(adj.) implied or understood though unexpressed
without money
immutable
unchangeable
implication
something implied or suggested
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SAT vocabulary list 8
Infirmity
Interment
Labyrinth
Mitigate
Noun - a physical weakness; feebleness... George's infirmity p…
Noun - burial ... At the interment each person through a handf…
Noun - maze; a structure with complex, hard to follow passage…
Verb - To make milder; to become less severe ... Deb hope that…
Infirmity
Noun - a physical weakness; feebleness... George's infirmity p…
Interment
Noun - burial ... At the interment each person through a handf…
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SAT Vocabulary - 8
aspire
assail
assess
assiduous
(v.) to long for, aim toward
(v.) to attack
(v.) to evaluate
(adj.) hard-working, diligent
aspire
(v.) to long for, aim toward
assail
(v.) to attack
SAT Vocabulary 8
Erudite
Esoteric
Estrange
Eulogy
To be scholarly
To be understood only by a few
To alienate
A praising speech
Erudite
To be scholarly
Esoteric
To be understood only by a few
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SAT Vocabulary #8
resumes
envisioning
circumvent
ameliorating
...
...
...
...
resumes
...
envisioning
...
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SAT Vocabulary List 8
Bane
Condone
Guffaw
Contusion
a cause of great distress or annoyance
accept and allow (behavior that is considered morally wrong o…
a loud and boisterous laugh
a region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries…
Bane
a cause of great distress or annoyance
Condone
accept and allow (behavior that is considered morally wrong o…
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SAT- Unit 8 Vocabulary
plasma
polymer
precipitous
quasar
watery fluid in which blood cells are suspended
naturally occurring or synthetic compound
extremely steep
starlike object that may send out radio waves
plasma
watery fluid in which blood cells are suspended
polymer
naturally occurring or synthetic compound
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SAT Vocabulary List 8 Synonyms
expository
exploit
explicit
abate
explanatory; explicatory; interpretative
feat; adventure
clear; definite; precise; unequivocal
subside; moderate; decrease
expository
explanatory; explicatory; interpretative
exploit
feat; adventure
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SAT Vocabulary #8
Circumspect
abstract
defunct
succinct
cautious; heedful of situations and potential consquences
difficult to understand; impersonal; theoretical
dead or inactive; having ceased to exist
brief and to the point; concise and terse
Circumspect
cautious; heedful of situations and potential consquences
abstract
difficult to understand; impersonal; theoretical
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SAT Vocabulary #8
Atheist
Colloquial
Dotard
Furrow
person who does not believe in God
local and informal (used of language)
foolish old man
groove
Atheist
person who does not believe in God
Colloquial
local and informal (used of language)
SAT Vocabulary #8
cryptic
cryptic
cursory
cursory
difficult to understand; having or seeming to have a hidden m…
I was confused but also fascinated by the __________ message…
done or made quickly
Instead of studying, Matilda just gave a _________ glance at…
cryptic
difficult to understand; having or seeming to have a hidden m…
cryptic
I was confused but also fascinated by the __________ message…
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SAT Vocabulary #8
Docile
Innocuous
Placid
Quiescent
Submissive to instruction; willing to be taught
Having no adverse effect; harmless
Calm or quiet; undisturbed
Quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
Docile
Submissive to instruction; willing to be taught
Innocuous
Having no adverse effect; harmless
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SAT vocabulary 8
Beget
Educe
Glean
Effontery
To produce; to make happen
To draw or bring out
To collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor
Seamless boldness
Beget
To produce; to make happen
Educe
To draw or bring out
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SAT Vocabulary 8
Adroit
Brevity
Decorum
Err
skillful
being brief
dignified, correct behavior
make a mistake
Adroit
skillful
Brevity
being brief
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SAT Vocabulary Terms 8
Incessant
licentious
perspicacity
repentant
(adj.) unending... syn. endless ... Ant. Stopping... Sentence: The inc…
(adj.) displaying a lack of moral or legal restraints... syn. ab…
(adj.) shrewdness, perceptiveness... syn. understanding... ant. obt…
(adj.) penitent, sorry... syn.remorseful... ant.impenitent... Sentence…
Incessant
(adj.) unending... syn. endless ... Ant. Stopping... Sentence: The inc…
licentious
(adj.) displaying a lack of moral or legal restraints... syn. ab…
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SAT Vocabulary 8
Extrovert
Droll
Duplicity
Austere
(n.) one who is outgoing; one who is energized rather than dr…
(adj.) Amusing in an odd or whimsical way
(n.) Intentional deceit in speech or conduct
(adj.) stern; plain
Extrovert
(n.) one who is outgoing; one who is energized rather than dr…
Droll
(adj.) Amusing in an odd or whimsical way
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