SAT 4-4

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SAT 4-4
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2013-02-18 20:40:30
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  1. raze
    v. to demolish; to flatten to ground level
  2. repress
    v. to hold back; to put down by force
  3. ruffle
    v. to take away the smoothness of; to discompose
  4. scoff
    v. to make fun of; to ridicule
  5. shirk
    v. to put off or avoid performing (a duty or responsibility)
  6. shrewd
    adj. clever in practical matters; cunning
  7. sophisticated
    adj. refined; cultivated; not simple; worldly-wise
  8. subdue
    v. to conquer; to make less intense
  9. tenure
    n. holding or possession of an office or property; guaranteed permanent employment, especially as a teacher
  10. therapeutic
    adj. having healing powers
  11. torrent
    n. a swift-flowing stream; an uncontrolled outpouring
  12. tyranny
    n. arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority
  13. unassuming
    adj. modest; not pretentious
  14. uncouth
    adj. uncultured; crude
  15. underscore
    v. to emphasize
  16. usury
    n. excessive charging of interest
  17. venomous
    adj. malignant; spiteful; secreting poison
  18. verdant
    green
  19. vivacious
    adj. full of animation

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