SAT Word List 3

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SAT Word List 3
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  1. Incipient
    just beginning
  2. Magnanimous
    generous; big-hearted
  3. Palisade
    fence made of posts
  4. Prescient
    having fore-knowledge
  5. Cavalcade
    procession of vehicles
  6. Extradite
    deport from one country back to the home country
  7. Magnate
    powerful businessman
  8. Palliative
    a remedy that improves but doesn't cure
  9. Presentiment
    a feeling that something might happen
  10. Scapegoat
    person on whom blame is placed for faults of others
  11. Underscore
    emphasize
  12. Celerity
    speed
  13. Dexterous
    skilful with hands
  14. Extraneous
    irrelevant
  15. Incoherent
    not clear
  16. Maladroit
    clumsy; unskillful
  17. Pallid
    pale
  18. Presumptuous
    assuming too much; arrogant
  19. Scrupulous
    careful; diligent; painstaking
  20. Unequivocal
    clear; obvious
  21. Animosity
    hatred; antagonism
  22. Censorious
    disapproving; critical
  23. Dichotomy
    a division into two parts
  24. Extrapolate
    extend; predict on the basis of known data
  25. Incongruous
    not fitting in; out of place
  26. Malady
    illness
  27. Palpable
    easily felt; easily perceived
  28. Pretentious
    pompous; self-important
  29. Scrutinize
    examine carefully
  30. Unfetter
    set free
  31. Annex
    a building which is an addition to an existing building
  32. Censure
    blame
  33. Didactic
    intended to teach; instructive
  34. Extrinsic
    irrelevant; on the outside
  35. Inconsequential
    unimportant; insignificant; negligible
  36. Malediction
    a curse
  37. Panacea
    remedy for all ills
  38. Prevaricate
    speak misleadingly and evasively
  39. Scuttle
    sink
  40. Unfrock
    to remove a priest from his position
  41. Annex (v)
    take possession of; seize; capture
  42. Cerebral
    intellectual
  43. Diffident
    lacking confidence
  44. Fallacious
    false
  45. Inconspicuous
    not easily seen; subtle; not noticeable
  46. Malefactor
    a wrong-doer
  47. Paradigm
    1. example; 2. model; 3. way of looking at things
  48. Seminary
    an institution in which priests are trained
  49. Pristine
    unspoiled
  50. Unprecedented
    never having happened before

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