SAT Word List 1

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SAT Word List 1
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50 SAT words
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  1. Bilk
    cheat; defraud
  2. Abasement
    humiliation; degradation
  3. Billowing
    swelling; fluttering; waving
  4. Abrogate
    cancel; deny; repeal
  5. Plaudit
    statement giving strong praise
  6. Ensconce
    establish firmly in a position
  7. Laceration
    a cut
  8. Reprieve
    a respite; postponement of a sentence
  9. Lachrymose
    tearful; sad
  10. Blighted
    damaged; destroyed; ruined
  11. Blithe
    free-spirited; carefree
  12. Rescind
    retract; repeal
  13. Acrid
    sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
  14. Epistle
    a letter (form of communication)
  15. Resplendent
    shining; glowing
  16. Obsequious
    servile; submissive
  17. Equivocate
    speak ambiguously; avoid telling the truth
  18. Timorous
    cowardly; fearful
  19. Largess
    generosity
  20. Pontificate
    speak pompously or dogmatically
  21. Reticent
    restrained; holding something back; uncommunicative
  22. Adulation
    strong admiration; worship
  23. Esoteric
    obscure and difficult to understand
  24. Revere
    worship
  25. Hoary
    old
  26. Obviate
    avoid; make unnecessary
  27. Espouse
    promote; take up; support
  28. Torpid
    inactive; lazy; stagnant
  29. Rife
    common
  30. Posterity
    future generations
  31. Alacrity
    eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
  32. Postulate
    hypothesize; propose
  33. Tractable
    obedient; dutiful; polite
  34. Burnish
    polish
  35. Iconoclast
    person who opposes orthodoxy
  36. Idiosyncrasy
    a personal peculiarity; something unique to an individual
  37. Ruminate
    think over something; ponder
  38. Allay
    to lessen
  39. Ignominious
    shameful
  40. Demur
    hesitate; refuse
  41. Lithe
    flexible; supple
  42. Transient
    short-lived; ephemeral
  43. Aloof
    distant; detached; cold
  44. Cajole
    coax
  45. Deplore
    regret
  46. Exculpate
    free someone from blame; pardon; acquit
  47. Execrable
    very very bad
  48. Exegesis
    scholarly explanation or interpretation
  49. Opulent
    wealthy; rich; magnificent
  50. Salacious
    lecherous; erotic

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