SAT List 4

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SAT List 4
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  1. vicarious
    experience through secondhand
  2. venerable
    deserving respect through age, character, acievements
  3. ornate/baroque
    very decorated
  4. diatribe
    thunderous verbal attack
  5. exonerate
    free from blame
  6. benign
    not harmful
  7. reticent
    shy
  8. sophistry
    a false argument
  9. ubiquitous
    widely present; "cell phones are ubiquitous"
  10. obesquious
    using flattery
  11. supercilious
    smug, snooty, feeling contempt
  12. apportionment
    rationing, portion control, distributing according to a plan
  13. forbearance
    tolerance and restraint in the face of provocation
  14. didactic
    teaching (usually teaching morals)
  15. deleterious
    causing injury or harm
  16. ostracize
    to exclude
  17. supersede
    take the place or move into the position of
  18. disparage
    to insult, to deride
  19. connoisseur
    a discerning judge (usually of the arts)
  20. vocation
    a regular occupation
  21. mitigate
    to lessen
  22. watershed
    a turning point, transition, marking a change of course
  23. expeditious
    characterized by speed and efficiency
  24. nuance
    a subtle difference in expression or meaning
  25. squander
    waste, spend money thoughtlessly
  26. cosmopolitan
    very worldly, a global perspective
  27. digress
    get sidetracked, wander off course
  28. anomaly
    abnormal
  29. vitality
    energy
  30. automaton
    someone who acts in a mechanical way
  31. deter
    discourage
  32. articulate
    to use clear meaningful language
  33. reverence
    to have honor and respect towards something
  34. zealotry
    fanaticism, enthusiastic devotion to a cause

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