sat 17

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sat 17
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2011-06-01 02:30:23
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110 Toughest Words on the SAT
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  1. Mercurial
    • rapid and unpredictable change in mood
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  2. Paragon
    • a model of excellence
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  3. Predilection
    • a liking or preference for something
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  4. Milestone
    • a significant or important turning point
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  5. Paramount
    • of supreme importance
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  6. quixotic
    • idealistic in an impractical way
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  7. Munificent
    • very generous
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  8. Patronizing
    • to act superior toward, to adopt an air of condescension
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  9. Ransack
    • to search closely and carefully, to turn upside down
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  10. Nuance
    • a subtle distinction or shade of difference
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  11. Perfunctory
    • done in routine
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  12. Raucous
    • harsh, jarring sound, blaring
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  13. Ominous
    • threatening evil or disaster, inauspicious
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  14. Polemic
    • involving a dispute, very argumentative
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  15. Rebuke
    • to criticize sharply, reprimand, berate
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  16. Ostentatious
    • fond of conspicuous display, pompous, pretentious
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  17. Precipitous
    • acting with undue haste
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  18. Rectitude
    • great integrity, moral uprightness honesty
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