SAT 3

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SAT 3
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  1. cajole
    to urge with repeated appeals, teasing, or flattery
  2. chicanery
    trickery
  3. obsequious
    fawning and servile
  4. sycophant
    insincere, obsequious flatterer
  5. altruism
    unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness
  6. eminent
    distinguished; prominent
  7. empathy
    identification with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and motives
  8. extol
    to praise highly
  9. laudatory
    full of praise
  10. magnanimous
    courageously or generously noble in mind and heart
  11. philanthropic
    humanitarian; benevolent; relating to monetary generosity
  12. reciprocate
    to mutually take or give; to respond in kind
  13. defunct
    to longer existing or functioning
  14. eradicate
    to get rid of as if by tearing it up by the roots; abolish
  15. quell
    to put down forcibly; suppress
  16. raze
    to level to thr ground; demolish
  17. squelch
    to crush as if by trampling; squash
  18. supplant
    to usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics
  19. stymie
    to thwart or stump
  20. abase
    to lower in rank, prestige, or esteem
  21. deride
    to mock contemptuously
  22. derogatory
    insulting or intended to insult
  23. disparage
    to speak of negatively; to belittle
  24. effrontery
    brazen boldness; presumptuousness
  25. ignominy
    great personal dishonor or humiliation; disgraceful conduct
  26. impugn
    to attack as false or questionable
  27. mar
    to damage, especially in a disfiguring way
  28. pejorative
    disparging, belittling, insulting
  29. vex
    to annoy or bother; to perplex
  30. vindictive
    disposed to seek revenge; revengeful; spiteful

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