SAT Wk #1

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  1. demise (n)
    death; termination; end; downfall
  2. piety (n)
    devotion
  3. filial (a)
    • 1. of a son or daughter
    • 2. devoted to parents

    Ex. "filial piety"- child's devotion to parents
  4. impious (a)
    impiety (n)
    • not devoted
    • lack of devotion
  5. pompous (a)
    arrogant
  6. supercilious (a)
    arrogant
  7. pretentious (a)
    arrogant
  8. assuming (a)
    unassuming (a)
    • arrogant; pretentious; not modest
    • not pretentious; modest
  9. presumptuous (a)
    • arrogant
    • 1. overconfident
    • 2. arrogant
  10. imperious (a)
    arrogant; commanding
  11. flatulent (a)
    arrogant
  12. conceited (a)
    arrogant
  13. lofty (a)
    • arrogant
    • 1. high
    • 2. noble
    • 3. conceited
  14. ostentatious (a)
    arrogant in appearance; showy
  15. grandiloquent (a)
    arrogant in speech
  16. pontificial (a)
    arrogant
  17. bombastic (a)
    arrogant; bragging
  18. presumptuous (a)
    • 1. overconfident
    • 2. arrogant
  19. diffident (a)
    lacking in confidence
  20. presumptive (a)
    having reasonable ground for belief
  21. hubris (n)
    arrogant pride
  22. loquacious (a)
    talkative
  23. circumlocutory (a)
    saying or writing in many words for what can be said or written; roundabout in speech or writing
  24. elocution (n)
    art of speech
  25. pontiff (n)
    pope
  26. pontificate (v)
    • 1. to preside over a catholic mass
    • 2. to preach
    • 3. to speak or behave arrogantly
  27. seedy (a)
    dirty
  28. sordid (a)
    dirty
  29. filthy (a)
    dirty
  30. squalid (a)
    squalor (n)
    • dirty
    • state of being dirty
  31. voracious (a)
    voracity (n)
    • greedy; hungry
    • greed
  32. ravenous (a)
    ravenousness (n)
    • greedy; hungry
    • greed
  33. edacious (a)
    edacity (n)
    • greedy; hungry
    • greed
  34. avaricious (a)
    avarice (n)
    • greedy
    • greed
  35. covetuous (a)
    covetuousness (n)
    covet (v)
    • greedy
    • greed
    • to desire, esp. someone else's
  36. gluttonous (a)
    gluttony (n)
    glutton (n)
    glut (v/n)
    • greedy, eating a lot
    • greed, habit of eating a lot
    • a greedy person, one who eats a lot
    • (v) to eat a lot, to supply excessively (n) excessive supply
    • Ex. the global dollar glut during the vietnam war era
  37. rapacious (a)
    rapacity (n)
    • greedy
    • greed
  38. insatiable (a)
    insatiation (n)
    satiate (v)
    • greedy; unsatisfiable
    • greed
    • to satisfy fully
  39. avid (a)
    avidity (n)
    • greedy, eager
    • greed
  40. cupidity (n)
    greed; excessive desire for wealth
  41. improvident (a)
    wasteful without considering the future needs; having no foresight
  42. extravagant (a)
    wasteful
  43. lavish (a)
    wasteful
  44. prodigal (a/n)
    wasteful
  45. profligate (a/n)
    wasteful
  46. spendthrift (a/n)
    wasteful
  47. sumptuous (a)
    • 1. costly looking
    • 2. wasteful
  48. thrifty (a)
    careful in spending
  49. sparing (a)
    spare (v)
    • careful in spending
    • to save
  50. frugal (a)
    careful in spending
  51. miserly (a)
    miser (n)
    • stingy
    • stingy person
  52. niggardly (a)
    niggard (n)
    • stingy
    • stingy person
  53. tightfisted (a)
    tightwad (n)
    • stingy
    • stingy person
  54. closefisted (a)
    stingy
  55. penurious (a)
    penury (n)
    • stingy, poor
    • poverty
  56. parsimonious (a)
    stingy
  57. skinflint (n)
    stingy person
  58. husband (v)
    husbandary (n)
    • 1. to use or spend sparingly
    • 2. to save
    • 3. to manage a household
    • 4. to farm
    • (n) frugality
  59. husbandman (n)
    a farmer
  60. indigent (a)
    indigence (n)
    • poor
    • poverty
  61. impecunious (a)
    impecuousness (n)
    • poor
    • poverty
  62. impoverished (a)
    impoverishment (n)
    • poor
    • poverty
  63. destitute (a)
    destitution (n)
    • poor; lacking necessities of life
    • poverty
  64. privation (n)
    poverty; lack of necessities of life

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