SAT Vocab words

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SAT Vocab words
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  1. Consummate
    adj.

    accomplished, complete, perfect
  2. Corroborate
    verb

    to confirm, verify
  3. Culpable
    adj.

    guilty, responsible for wrong
  4. Acquiesce
    verb

    to agree; to comply quietly
  5. Centripetal
    adj.

    directed or moving towards the center
  6. Clandestine
    adj.

    secretive, concealed for a darker purpose
  7. Ardor
    noun

    great emotion or passion
  8. Atrocious
    adj.

    monstrous, shockingly bad, wicked
  9. Ardent
    adj.

    passionate, enthusiastic, fervent
  10. Antipathy
    noun

    dislike, hostility, extreme opposition or aversion
  11. Beleaguer
    verb

    to harass, plague
  12. Conjure
    verb

    to evoke a spirit, cast a spell
  13. Boon
    noun

    blessing, something to be thankful for
  14. Cajole
    verb

    to flatter, coax, persuade
  15. Debase
    verb

    to degrade or lower in quality or stature
  16. Construe
    verb

    to explain or interpret
  17. Countenance
    noun

    facial expression, look of apporval or support
  18. Aggrandize
    verb

    to make larger or greater in power
  19. Adulterate
    verb

    to corrupt or make impure
  20. Beseech
    verb

    to beg, plead, implore
  21. Curmudgeon
    noun

    cranky person
  22. Daunt
    verb

    to discourage, intimadate
  23. Charlatan
    noun

    quack, fake
  24. Conjecture
    noun

    speculation, prediction
  25. Belligerent
    adj.

    hostile, tending to fight
  26. Breach
    noun

    act of breaking, violation
  27. Congenital
    adj.

    existing since birth
  28. Collateral
    adj.

    accompanying
  29. Convoke
    verb

    to call together, summon
  30. Bequeath
    to give or leave through a will; to hand down
  31. Convoluted
    adj.

    twisted, complicated, involved
  32. Cadence
    noun

    rhythmic flow of poety; marching beat
  33. Cursory
    adj.

    hastily done, superficial
  34. Auspicious
    adj.

    having favorable prospects, promising
  35. Abdicate
    verb

    to give up a postition, right, or power
  36. Astringent
    adj.

    harsh, severe, stern
  37. Debunk
    verb

    to discredit, disprove
  38. Brusque
    adj.

    rough and abrupt in manner
  39. Allegory
    noun

    symbolic representation
  40. Acerbic
    adj.

    bitter, sharp in taste or temper
  41. Clemency
    noun

    merciful leniency
  42. Comeliness
    noun

    physical grace and beauty
  43. Avarice
    noun

    greed
  44. Bilk
    verb

    to cheat, defraud
  45. Copious
    adj.

    abundant, plentiful
  46. Catharsis
    noun

    purification, cleansing
  47. Banal
    adj.

    trite, overly common
  48. Crescendo
    noun

    gradual increase in volume of sound
  49. Aberration
    noun

    something different from the usual
  50. Anterior
    adj.

    preceding, previous, before, prior (to)
  51. Debilitate
    verb

    to weaken, enfeeble
  52. Cavalier
    noun

    carefree, happy; with lordly disdain
  53. Chagrin
    noun

    shame, embarrassment, humiliation
  54. Atrophy
    noun

    to waste away, wither from disuse

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