SAT Wk #9

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SAT Wk #9
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  1. auspicious
    (a) favorable; of the future success; prosperous
  2. propitous
    (a) favorable; prosperous
  3. burgeon
    (v) to prosper
  4. tactile
    • (a) 1. of or related to touch
    • (a) 2. that can be touched
  5. amorphous
    (a) without form or shape
  6. amiable
    amity
    • (a) friendly; loveable
    • (n) friendship
  7. enmity
    (n) hatred
  8. amicable
    (a) friendly; loveable
  9. affable
    affablility
    • (a) friendly; loveable
    • (n) friendliness
  10. disdain
    • (v) to hate; to dislike
    • (n) hatred; dislike
  11. detest
    (v) to hate; to dislike
  12. despise
    (v) to hate; to dislike
  13. abhor
    abhorence
    • (v) to hate; to dislike
    • (n) hatred; dislike
  14. execrate
    execration
    • (v) to hate; to dislike
    • (n) hatred; dislike
  15. abominate
    abomination
    abominable
    • (v) to hate; to dislike
    • (n) hatred; dislike
    • (a) deserving hatred; causing hatred
  16. loathe
    (v) to hate; to dislike
  17. loath
    (a) unwilling; reluctant
  18. grudging
    (a) unwilling; reluctant
  19. enmity
    (n) hatred; dislike
  20. animosity
    (n) hatred; dislike
  21. rancor
    (n) hatred; dislike
  22. venom
    (n) hatred; dislike
  23. odium
    odious
    • (n) hatred; dislike
    • (a) deserving or causing hatred; wicked
  24. pliant
    (a) easily influenced; flexible
  25. pliable
    (a) easily influenced; flexible
  26. porous
    nonporous
    • (a) 1. easily influenced; flexible
    • (a) 2. having many pores
    • (a) not easily influenced
  27. lithe
    (a) easily influenced; flexible
  28. supple
    (a) easily influenced; flexible
  29. susceptible
    (a) easily influenced by feeling
  30. impervious
    • (a) 1. not easily influenced
    • (a) 2. not allowing gas, water, etc. to pass through
  31. impermeable
    (a) not allowing gas, water, etc. to pass through
  32. hermetic
    • (a) 1. not easily influenced
    • (a) 2. airtight
  33. abstruse
    (a) difficult to understand
  34. vitrolic
    (a) sharp and bitter in words
  35. caustic
    • (a) 1. sharp and bitter in words
    • (a) 2. able to burn or destroy by chemical reaction
  36. acrimonious
    (a) sharp and bitter in words
  37. acrid
    (a) bitter
  38. acerbic
    (a) sharp and bitter in words
  39. piquant
    (a) sharp and bitter in words
  40. pungent
    • (a) 1. sharp and bitter in words
    • (a) 2. sharp and biting in smell, taste, etc.
  41. gall
    (v) to hurt the feelings of
  42. diatribe
    (n) harsh, violent attack in words
  43. fastidious
    • (a) 1. picky
    • (a) 2. quick in finding fault
    • (a) 3. hard to please
    • (a) 4. neat
  44. fininicky
    (a) picky
  45. dainty
    (a) picky; neat; pretty
  46. censorious
    (a) fault-finding; picky
  47. visionary
    • (a) not practical
    • (n) a not practical person
  48. infeasible
    feasible
    • (a) not practical
    • (a) practical; applicable
  49. utopian
    (a) not practical
  50. chimerical
    chimera
    • (a) not practical; of fantasy; of impossible dream; unreal
    • (n) not practical idea; fantasy; impossible dream
  51. pragmatic
    pragmatism
    pragmatist
    • (a) practical
    • (n) the idea that empasizes the importance of practicality
    • (n) a practical person
  52. utility
    utilitarian
    • (a) practicality
    • (n) a practical person
  53. pheonix
    • (n) 1. immortality
    • (n) 2. a mythical bird which never dies
  54. gerrymander
    (v) to shape an election district in such a way that is advantageous to a particular candidate

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