100 common sat words

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100 common sat words
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  1. abate
    reduce or lesson
  2. abdicate
    give up a position
  3. aberration
    something unusual, different from the norm
  4. abhor
    to really hate
  5. abstain
    to refrain from doing something
  6. adversity
    hardship, misfortune
  7. aesthetic
    pertaining to beauty
  8. amicable
    agreeable
  9. anachronistic
    out of the context of time, out of date
  10. arid
    very dry
  11. asylum
    sanctuary, place of safety
  12. benevolent
    friendly, helpful
  13. bias
    a prejudice towards something or against something
  14. boisterous
    enthusiastic, loud
  15. brazen
    bold
  16. brusque
    short, rude
  17. camaraderie
    togetherness, trust, group dynamic of trust
  18. canny
    careful
  19. capacious
    very large, spacious
  20. capitulate
    surrender
  21. clairvoyant
    can predict the future
  22. collaborate
    work together
  23. compassion
    sympathy
  24. compromise
    meeting in the middle, settling differences
  25. condescending
    patronizing
  26. conditional
    contingent upon something else, contingent upon
  27. conformist
    someone who follows the majority
  28. convergence
    coming together
  29. deleterious
    harmful
  30. demagogue
    rabble-rousing leader
  31. digression
    straying from main point
  32. diligent
    hard-working, dedicated
  33. discredit
    dishonor someone, prove something untrue
  34. disdain
    to regard with scorn
  35. divergent
    moving apart, going in different directions
  36. empathy
    feeling someone else's feeling
  37. emulate
    following someone else's example
  38. enervating
    tiring
  39. ephemeral
    fleeting, temporary
  40. evanescent
    not lasting long
  41. exemplary
    outstanding
  42. extenuating
    something that makes the situation not as bad
  43. florid
    ornate
  44. forbearance
    patience, restraint
  45. fortitude
    strength
  46. fortuitous
    lucky
  47. foster
    promote, aid
  48. fraught
    filled with
  49. frugal
    thrifty
  50. hackneyed
    clich├ęd
  51. haughty
    being arrogant, talking down to people
  52. hedonist
    person who acts in pursuit of pleasure
  53. hypothesis
    unproven theory, educated guess
  54. impetuous
    rash, impulsive
  55. impute
    to assign or attribute to someone
  56. inconsequential
    without consequence, trivial, doesn't matter
  57. inevitable
    unavoidable, definitely going to happen
  58. intrepid
    fearless
  59. intuitive
    knowing something by instinct
  60. jubilation
    extreme happiness, joy
  61. lobbyist
    person who takes one side or the other, and persuades government officials
  62. longevity
    long (particularly long life)
  63. mundane
    boring, ordinary
  64. nonchalant
    casual, calm, at ease
  65. opulent
    wealthy
  66. orator
    speaker
  67. ostentatious
    flaunting wealth
  68. parched
    freed from water, dried up
  69. perfidious
    disloyal
  70. pragmatic
    practical
  71. precocious
    gifted/talented beyond one's years
  72. pretentious
    being self important, thinking you are better than others
  73. procrastinate
    to delay, often unnecessarily
  74. prosaic
    ordinary
  75. prosperity
    wealth
  76. provocative
    causes a fuss, inflammatory, likely to get people riled up
  77. prudent
    careful, wise
  78. querulous
    irritable, prone to argument
  79. rancorous
    hateful, unpleasant
  80. reclusive
    hermit, withdrawn
  81. reconciliation
    coming back together after a disagreement
  82. renovation
    being new, being redone
  83. restrained
    controlled, not free
  84. reverence
    deep respect
  85. sagacity
    wisdom
  86. scrutinize
    to look at carefully
  87. spontaneous
    being impulsive, acting without thinking
  88. spurious
    false, untrue
  89. submissive
    mild, meek
  90. substantiate
    to confirm, prove
  91. subtle
    shy, small, not showy
  92. superficial
    shallow
  93. superfluous
    unnecessary, too much
  94. surreptitious
    secret
  95. tactful
    polite
  96. tenacious
    persistent stubborn
  97. transient
    temporary, impermanent
  98. venerable
    respectable because of its age
  99. vindicate
    to free from blame
  100. wary
    careful, watchful

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