Elite SAT Vocab 151 - 200

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  1. exacerbate
    to make more violent, bitter or severe
  2. rue
    to regret
  3. esteem
    high regard; respect
  4. foster
    to bring up or nurture
  5. aesthetic
    relating to beauty
  6. specious
    seeming to be truthful on the surface, but actually false
  7. progenitor
    a direct ancestor
  8. audacious
    fearlessly, often recklessly bold; insolent
  9. fluster
    to make nervous or upset
  10. warrant
    to justify or deserve
  11. supersede
    to replace
  12. desiccate
    to dry completely
  13. cliché
    an overused expression
  14. reticence
    the quality or state of being silent or uncommunicative
  15. imbue
    to inspire; to permeate; to fill with a mood or tone
  16. propitious
    presenting favorable circumstances
  17. proficient
    very skillful, esp. through training
  18. coddle
    to treat indulgently
  19. itinerant
    traveling from place to place, esp. for work
  20. affliction
    pain; suffering; anything causing pain
  21. vagary
    an erratic notion or action
  22. précis
    a concise summary of a text
  23. enormity
    great wickedness; an evil act
  24. discriminate
    to make a clear distinction
  25. compass
    area; range; scope
  26. eclectic
    compound of materials from various sources
  27. prerogative
    an exclusive right or privilege, esp. one that is the result of heredity or official position
  28. incur
    to acquire or sustain something undesirable
  29. exigent
    requiring immediate action
  30. entail
    to have as a necessary result
  31. nebulous
    unclear; vague
  32. recount
    to tell in detail
  33. commiserate
    to express sympathy
  34. intrepid
    bold; fearless
  35. hermetic
    completely sealed, esp. from entry or escape of air
  36. erudite
  37. generic
    without a trademark; general
  38. aspiration
    a strong desire for achievement
  39. adulation
    excessive flattery or admiration
  40. efficacy
    the power to produce the desired effect
  41. temerity
    excessive boldness or rashness
  42. imperative
    urgently necessary; imossible to deter or evade
  43. bromide
    commonplace remark intended to calm; platitude
  44. empirical
    based on experience rather than a theory
  45. relegate
    to assign to an obscure place or condition
  46. envelop
    to enclose or surround
  47. argot
    specialized vocabulary unique to a particular group
  48. approbation
    official approval
  49. facetious
    playfully humorous
  50. superfluous
    unncessary; extra
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Elite SAT Vocab 151 - 200
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Elite SAT Vocab 151 - 200
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