SAT vocab words(3)

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SAT vocab words(3)
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  1. Ingenious
    Adj

    Original, clever, inventive.
  2. Insidious
    Adj

    Sly, treacherous, devious.
  3. Interloper
    Noun

    Trespasser; meddler in others' affairs.
  4. Juggernaut
    Noun

    Huge force destroying everything in its path.
  5. Juxtaposition
    Noun

    Side-by-side placement.
  6. Knell
    Noun

    Sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure.
  7. Limpid
    Adj

    Clear, transparent.
  8. Machination
    Noun

    Plot or scheme.
  9. Maelstrom
    Noun

    Whirlpool; turmoil; agitated state of mind.
  10. Magnanimous
    Adj

    Generous, noble in spirit.
  11. Matriculate
    Verb

    To enroll as a member of a college or university.
  12. Maudlin
    Adj

    Overly sentimental.
  13. Meticulous
    Adj

    Extremely careful, fastidious, painstaking.
  14. Mettle
    Noun

    Courageousness; endurance.
  15. Mirth
    Noun

    Frivolity, gaiety, laughter.
  16. Negligible
    Adj

    Not worth considering.
  17. Notoriety
    Noun

    Unfavorable fame.
  18. Noxious
    Adj

    Harmful, unwholesome.
  19. Nuance
    Noun

    Shade of meaning.
  20. Nullify
    Verb

    To make legally invalid; to counteract the effect of.
  21. Obtuse
    Adj

    Insensitive, stupid, dull, unclear.
  22. Omniscient
    Adj

    Having infinite knowledge, all-seeing.
  23. Opulence
    Noun

    Wealth.
  24. Perdition
    Noun

    Complete and utter loss; damnation.
  25. Perfunctory
    Adj

    Done in a routine way; indifferent.
  26. Permeable
    Adj

    Penetrable.
  27. Pestilence
    Noun

    Epidemic, plague.
  28. Petulance
    Noun

    Rudeness, peevishness.
  29. Pilfer
    Verb

    To steal.
  30. Pithy
    Adj

    Profound, substantial; concise, succinct, to the point.
  31. Pittance
    Noun

    Meager amount or wage.
  32. Placate
    Verb

    To soothe or pacify.
  33. Predilection
    Noun

    Preference, liking.
  34. Proclivity
    Noun

    Tendency, inclination.
  35. Puerile
    Adj

    Childish, immature, silly.
  36. Pugilism
    Noun

    Boxing.
  37. Pugnacious
    Adj

    Quarrelsome, eager and ready to fight.
  38. Recant
    Verb

    To retract a statement, opinion, etc.
  39. Remediable
    Adj

    Capable of being corrected.
  40. Reticent
    Adj

    Not speaking freely; reserved.
  41. Retiring
    Adj

    Shy, modest, reserved.
  42. Revelry
    Noun

    Boisterous festivity.
  43. Ribald
    Adj

    Humorous in a vulgar way.
  44. Ruminate
    Verb

    To contemplate, reflect upon.
  45. Sentient
    Adj

    Aware, conscious, able to perceive.
  46. Seraphic
    Adj

    Angelic, pure, sublime.
  47. Simper
    Verb

    To smirk, smile foolishly.
  48. Sinuous
    Adj

    Winding; intricate, complex.

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