SAT Vocab List 1

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SAT Vocab List 1
2013-09-26 23:39:45
SAT Vocab List

SAT Vocab List 1
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  1. juxtapose
    to place side by side for comparison or contrast
  2. explicit
    fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied
  3. implicit
    implied or understood though not directly expressed
  4. assiduous
    constant in application or attention; diligent
  5. transience
    the state or quality of being transient or temporary; impermanence
  6. acuity
    acuteness of vision or perception; keenness; sharpness
  7. discriminating
    able to see or make fine distinctions; descerning
  8. ellipses
    omission of a word or phrase
  9. gaudy
    showy but cheap; showy in a tasteless or vulgar way
  10. pernicious
    tending to cause death or serious injury; deadly; fatal
  11. incisive
    penetrating, clear, and sharp, as in operation; keen
  12. whimsical
    determined by or marked by whim or caprice; fanciful
  13. simplistic
    oversimplified; unrealistically simple
  14. advent
    arrival, especially of something extremely important
  15. stricture
    restraint, limit, or restriction
  16. acquiescence
    passive assent or agreement without protest; consent
  17. opulent
    possessing or exhibiting great wealth; affluent; rich; luxuriant
  18. caustic
    capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away, biting
  19. innate
    possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent
  20. depravity
    moral corruption or degradation; wickedness