SAT vocab words (2)

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SAT vocab words (2)
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  1. Deferential
    Adj.

    Respectful and polite in a submissive way
  2. Deft
    Adj

    Skillful, dextrous
  3. Deluge
    Verb

    To submerge, overwhelm; flood
  4. Denigrate
    Verb

    To slur or blacken someone's reputation
  5. Depravity
    Noun

    Sinfulness, moral corruption
  6. Deprecate
    Verb

    To belittle, disparage
  7. Depreciate
    Verb

    To lose value gradually
  8. Desecrate
    Verb

    To abuse something sacred
  9. Despondent
    Adj

    Discouraged, dejected
  10. Despot
    Noun

    Tyrannical ruler
  11. Destitute
    Adj

    Very poor, poverty-stricken
  12. Dexterous
    Adj

    Skilled physically or mentally
  13. Diabolical
    Adj

    Fiendish, wicked
  14. Diatribe
    Noun

    Bitter verbal attack
  15. Diminutive
    Adj

    Small
  16. Disconcerting
    Adj

    Bewildering, perplexing, slightly disturbing
  17. Disparage
    Verb

    To belittle, speak disrespectfully about
  18. Disseminate
    Verb

    To spread far and wide
  19. Dissension
    Noun

    Difference of opinion
  20. Dissipate
    Verb

    To scatter; to pursue pleasure to excess
  21. Duress
    Noun

    Threat of force or intimidation; imprisonment
  22. Ebb
    Verb

    To fade away, recede
  23. Edict
    Noun

    Law, command, official public order
  24. Effigy
    Noun

    Stuffed doll; likeness of a person
  25. Egregious
    Adj

    Conspicuously bad
  26. Entreat
    Verb

    To plead, beg
  27. Ethereal
    Adj

    Not earthly, spiritual, delicate.
  28. Exacerbate
    Verb

    To aggravate, intensify the bad qualities of
  29. Exhume
    Verb

    To remove from a grave; uncover a secret.
  30. Exonerate
    Verb

    To clear of blame; absolve.
  31. Extricate
    Verb

    To free from, disentangle.
  32. Fastidious
    Adj

    Careful with details.
  33. Fetid
    Adj

    Foul-smelling, putrid.
  34. Flaccid
    Adj

    Limp, flabby, weak.
  35. Forte
    Noun

    Strong point, something a person does well.
  36. Founder
    Verb

    To fall helplessly; to sink.
  37. Fracas
    Noun

    Noisy dispute.
  38. Garner
    Verb

    To gather and store.
  39. Glower
    Verb

    To glare, stare angrily and intensely.
  40. Goad
    Verb

    To prod or urge.
  41. Gratis
    Adj

    Free, costing nothing.
  42. Harbinger
    Noun

    Precursor, sign of something to come.
  43. Harrowing
    Adj

    Extremely distressing, terrifying.
  44. Immutable
    Adj

    Unchangeable, invariable.
  45. Impetuous
    Adj

    Quick to act without thinking.
  46. Indigent
    Adj

    Very poor.
  47. Indignant
    Adj

    Angry, incensed, offended.
  48. Inert
    Adj

    Unable to move, tending to inactivity.

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