vocab final

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vocab final
2011-06-11 01:46:07

sat final
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  1. avarice
    insatiable greed for riches
  2. insatiable
    incapable of being satisfied
  3. panacea
    a remedy for all disease or ills; cure-all
  4. apathy
    lack of interest in or concern for things that others find moving or exciting
  5. banal
    not original
  6. indolent
    • inactive
    • having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful
  7. lithe
  8. deleterious
    harmful; injurious
  9. dissent
    to disagree
  10. lassitude
    • weariness of body or mind from strain
    • diminished energy
  11. ostensible
    an ostensible cheerfulness concealing sadness.

    • apparent, evident,
    • pretended
  12. prudent
    a prudent decision.

    wise or judicious in practical affairs
  13. ambiguous
    having more than one meaning
  14. celerity

    swiftness; speed.
  15. paltry
    very small amount
  16. succinct
    • concise
    • expressed in few words
  17. complacent
  18. connoisseur
    he was a connoisseur of wine tasting

    a judge at the arts
  19. impetuous
    a sudden action, rashness
  20. slovenly
    untidy or unclean in appearance or habits.
  21. wary
    • watchul
    • on guard from danger
  22. asinine
    • foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid
    • "like an ass"
  23. au courant
    up to date, fashionable
  24. divulge
    to disclose or reveal
  25. tenacious
    • stubborn
    • holding fast; characterized by keeping a firm hold
  26. pensive
    dreamily or wistfully thoughtful:
  27. stupor
    a brain fart
  28. tenable
    The castle was in a tenable position

    capable of being defended
  29. vacillate
    to waver or totter

    "stock market"
  30. vituperation
    verbal abuse
  31. curry
    to clean
  32. porpriety
    appropriate under ciumstances