SAT words week 3

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SAT words week 3
2010-07-16 17:59:26
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SAT words week 3
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  1. Bombastic
    given to pompous speech or writing, having or exhibiting self-importance, arrogant
  2. Ebullience
    intense enthusiasm
  3. Exorbitant
    exceeding all bounds, as of custom or fairness
  4. Exuberant
    full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy
  5. Embellish
    to ornament or decorate, to exaggerate
  6. Flagrant
    extremely or deliberately shocking or noticeable
  7. Gratuitous
    given freely, unearned, unnecessary
  8. Lavish
  9. Lugubrious
    mournful, dismal, or gloomy, esp to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
  10. Opulent
    displaying great wealth
  11. Ornate
    elaborately decorated
  12. Penchant
    a strong inclination or liking
  13. Redundant
    needlessly repetitive
  14. Ubiquitous
    being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time, omnipresent
  15. Vicarious
    felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another
  16. Vignette
    a short scene or story
  17. Amalgam
    a combination of diverse elements, a mixture
  18. Inundate
    to overwhelm as if with a flood, to swamp
  19. Multifarious
    diverse, various
  20. Multiplicity
    state of being various or manifold, a great number
  21. Alleviate
    to ease a pain or burden
  22. Ameliorate
    to make something better, improve
  23. Beneficial
    producing or promoting a favorable result, helpful
  24. Curative
    able to heal or cure
  25. Palliative
    relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure
  26. Therapeutic
    having or exhibiting healing powers
  27. Complement
    something that completes, goes with, or brings to perfection
  28. Epitome
    a representative or example of a type
  29. Felicitous
    admirable suited, apt
  30. Belie
    to misrepresent or disguise
  31. Debunk
    to expose untruths, shams, or exaggerated claims
  32. Dubious
    doubtful, of unlikely authenticity
  33. Duplicitious
    deliberately deceptive
  34. Fabricate
    to make up in order to deceive
  35. Fallacy
    a false notion
  36. Mendacious
    lying, untruthful
  37. Specious
    having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually false
  38. Ambiguous
    open to more than one intepretation
  39. Ambivalent
    simultaneously feeling opposing feeling, uncertain
  40. Apathetic
    feeling or showing little emotion
  41. Capricious
    impulsive and unpredictable
  42. Equivocal
    open to two or more interpretations and often intended to mislead, ambiguous
  43. Erratic
    markedly inconsistent, unpredictable
  44. Impetuous
    suddenly and forcefully energetic or emotional, impulsive and passionate
  45. Impetus
    an impelling force or stimulus
  46. Sporadic
    occurring at irregular intervals, having no pattern or order in time
  47. Vacillate
    to sway from one side to the other, oscillate
  48. Whimsical
    characterized by whim, unpredictable
  49. Flag
    to decline in vigor or strength, to tire, to droop
  50. Jaded
    worn out, wearied