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2010-08-01 03:43:29


sat vocab
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  1. scrupulous
    1. having moral integrity 2. punctiliously exact; painstaking
  2. scurrilous
    1. using or given to coarse language; vulgar and evil 2. containing obscenities, abuse, or slander
  3. sedentary
    1. not migratory; settled 2. doing or requiring much sitting 3. permanently attached
  4. semaphore
    1. an apparatus for visual signaling
  5. seminal
    1. relating to seeds or semen 2. containing or contributing the seeds of later development: creative, original
  6. sensuous
    1. producing or characterized by gratification of the senses 2. characterized by sense impressions or imagery aimed at the senses 3. highly susceptible to influence through the senses
  7. serendipity
    the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for; or an instance of this occurring
  8. servile
    1. of or befitting a slave or a menial position 2. meanly or cravenly submissive; abject
  9. sinuous
    1. of a serpentine or wavy form; winding. marked by strong lithe movements 2. intricate, complex
  10. sobriety
    quality of being sober: sparing the use of food and drink (abstemious), not drunk, sedate or gravely or earnestly thoughtful in character or demeanor, marked by temperance or seriousness, showing no excessive or extreme qualities (subdued)
  11. solicitous
    1. full of concern or fears 2. meticulously careful 3. full of desire
  12. solipsistic
    a theory holding that the self can know nothing but its own modifications and that the self is the only existent thing: EXTREME EGOCENTRISM
  13. solvent
    able to pay debts
  14. somnolent
    1. likely to induce sleep 2. inclined to or heavy with sleep; drowsy
  15. sophomoric
    1. conceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature
  16. sovereign
    (n.) one possessing supreme authority within a limited sphere; arbiter, acknowledged leader (adj.) 1. superlative in quality; of an unqualified nature; unmitigated ; having undisputed ascendancy; paramount 2. possessed of supreme power, absolute.
  17. spurious
    1. of illegitimate birth: bastard 2. outwardly similar to something without having its genuine qualities: false 3. falsified or erroneously attributed origin: forged. of a deceitful nature or quality
  18. staid
    marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint; sober, grave
  19. stolid
    having or expressing little or no sensibility; unemotional, impassive
  20. strident
    characterized by harsh, insistent, discordant sound ALSO commanding attention by a loud or obtrusive quality
  21. stupefy
    to make stupid, groggy or insensible; astonish, astound