SAT Vocab Top 600

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SAT Vocab Top 600
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  1. abase
    to lower, humiliate
  2. abash
    to embarrass
  3. abate
    to lessen
  4. abominate
    to loathe; hate
  5. abstruse
    profound; difficult to understand
  6. accentuate
    to stress; emphasize
  7. acclivity
    sharp incline of a hill
  8. accolade
    award; honor
  9. accost
    to approach and speak to
  10. acne
    zits
  11. adroit
    skillful
  12. adulate
    to flatter and praise so much it's sickening
  13. adulterate
    to make impure
  14. adumbrate
    to foreshadow by disclosing only partially
  15. adverse
    hostile; opposed; unfavorable
  16. advocate
    to urge; recommend
  17. aesthetic
    artistic; pertaing to a sense of what is beautiful
  18. affected
    fake
  19. affinity
    attraction
  20. affluent
    rich
  21. affray
    public brawl
  22. agape
    open-mouthed
  23. aghast
    horrified
  24. agile
    able to move in a quick and easy fashion
  25. alacrity
    cheerful proptness
  26. alias
    a false name
  27. alimentary
    supplying nourishment
  28. allay
    to soothe; to make more bearable
  29. alleged
    stated without proof
  30. alleviate
    to make more bearable
  31. allude
    to refer indirectly
  32. allusion
    a reference to something
  33. altercation
    a violent dispute
  34. amass
    to collect; to get a bunch of
  35. ambulatory
    able to walk
  36. ameliorate
    to improve a bad situation
  37. amity
    peaceful relations; friendship
  38. amnesia
    loss of memory
  39. amok
    freaked out and violently pissed off
  40. amorphous
    shapeless
  41. anthropoid
    humanlike
  42. antipathy
    hatred; aversion; dislike
  43. apathetic
    indifferent; showing lack of interest
  44. apathy
    indifference; lack of interest
  45. apex
    tip; peak; summit
  46. appease
    to soothe; placate
  47. arbitrary
    chosen at random or without apparent reason
  48. ardor
    heat; passion
  49. askew
    crooked; off to one side
  50. assuage
    to ease; pacify
  51. astute
    shrewd; wise
  52. attribute
    • characteristic
    • to explain by indicating a cause
  53. atypical
    not typical
  54. audacity
    boldness
  55. august
    majestic; awe-inspiring
  56. austerity
    severity; strickness
  57. averse
    opposed; unwilling
  58. avuncular
    like an uncle
  59. awry
    twisted; crooked; out of whack
  60. bacchanalian
    relating to Bacchus the Roman god of wine; orgiastic, wildly drunken
  61. balefule
    foreshadows evil
  62. baneful
    poisonous or deadly
  63. barrister
    lawyer
  64. bawdy
    obscene; coarse; humorous
  65. beatific
    displaying or imparting joy
  66. begrudge
    to envy; to resent
  67. beguile
    trick
  68. belated
    delayed; late
  69. bellicose
    violent; warlike
  70. benevolent
    kind
  71. berate
    to scold severly
  72. bereft
    lacking something needed
  73. betroth
    to become engaged
  74. biennial
    every two years
  75. bland
    not stimulating; dull
  76. blandishment
    flattery
  77. blighted
    ruined; destroyed; withered
  78. boisterous
    rowdy
  79. bombastic
    grandiloquent(pompous in speech)
  80. braggadocio
    cockiness; a braggart
  81. brevity
    briefness
  82. brusque
    brief; curt
  83. bucolic
    pastoral; typical of farms
  84. bumptious
    self-assertive
  85. burgeon
    to grow; sprout
  86. burnish
    to polish
  87. cache
    hiding place
  88. cacophonous
    unpleasant to listen to
  89. cadaver
    corpse
  90. cajole
    to coax
  91. callous
    unfeeling; unsympathetic
  92. caluminate
    to slander
  93. calumny
    slander; defamation
  94. candor
    frankness; candidness
  95. cantankerous
    ill-nature; quarrelsome
  96. capacious
    spacious
  97. capitulate
    to surrender
  98. capricious
    unpredictable
  99. captious
    fault-finding
  100. carrion
    rotting flesh
  101. castigate
    to punish
  102. cathartic
    cleansing; release of emotion
  103. caustic
    burning; bitter wit
  104. cauterize
    to burn tissue
  105. cavil
    to raise trivial objections
  106. celerity
    speed
  107. celibacy
    being celibate
  108. celibate
    without sex
  109. censor
    to remove inappropriate stuff
  110. censure
    to criticize; blame
  111. cerebration
    thought
  112. chagrin
    embarrassment
  113. chaos
    state of confushion
  114. charlatan
    quack; fake
  115. chaste
    pure; virginal
  116. chicanery
    trickery
  117. chimerical
    bizarre; heady
  118. choleric
    hot-tempered
  119. churlish
    boorish; rude
  120. ciliated
    having tiny hairs

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