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2010-08-18 19:58:59

SAT vocab
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  1. interim
    an intervening time (adj.) done or made or occurring at an interim time
  2. subjugate
    to bring under control and governance as a subject; conquer
  3. perpetrate
    to bring about or carry out; commit 2. to produce, perform, or execute
  4. suborn
    to induce secretly to do an unlawful thing 2. to induce to commit perjury
  5. misconstrue
    to incorrectly understand or infer
  6. misgivings
    feeling of doubt or suspicion
  7. interjection
    act of uttering exclamations; ejaculation
  8. misdemeanor
    a crime less serious than a felony, misdeed
  9. perforate
    to make a hole through 2. to pass through or into by or as if by making a hole
  10. subvert
    to overturn or overthrow from the foundation; ruin 2. to pervert or corrupt
  11. mischance
    bad luck, mishap
  12. substandard
    deviating from or falling short of a standard or norm
  13. interloper
    one that intrudes into a sphere of activity
  14. acrimony
    harsh or biting sharpness in words, manner, or disposition
  15. amity
    friendship, esp. between nations
  16. analogous
    showing a likeness that permits one to draw an analogy
  17. anathema
    someone or something intensely disliked or loathed 2. ban or curse solemnly pronounced; denunciation of something as accursed
  18. ecclesiastical
    relating to a church, esp. as an established institutional
  19. antithesis
    opposition, contrast; direct opposite
  20. arcane
    secret, mysterious, obscure
  21. empirical
    originating in or based on observation or experience 2. capable of being verified or disproved by observation or experiment
  22. ascendance
    governing or controlling influence, domination
  23. ascetic
    practicing strict self-denial 2. austere in appearance, manner, attitude
  24. asperity
    rigor, severity 2. harshness, unevenness
  25. auspicious
    propitious, prophetically favorable. taking place under promising conditions
  26. belie
    to give a false impression of; misrepresent 2. to disguise
  27. benediction
    blessing, an expression of good wishes
  28. bumptious
    presumptuously, obtusely, and often noisily self-assertive
  29. capricious
    unpredictable, impulsive
  30. occult
    v. to shut off from view or exposure adj. secret, mysterious, abstruse n. matters regarding the supernatural
  31. obtuse
    lacking sharpness or quickness of sensibility or intellect; insensitive, stupid, not clear nor precise in thought or expression
  32. augur
    v. to foretell esp. from omens; presage
  33. propitious
    favorably disposed, benevolent 2. being a good omen, tending to favor
  34. celerity
    rapidity of motion or action
  35. choler
    ready disposition to irritation; irascibility, anger
  36. circumspect
    careful to consider all circumstances and possible consequences; prudent