SAT VOCABULARY

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SAT VOCABULARY
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  1. Clangor - N
    - a loud sound; clang.
  2. Deleterious - Adj
    • - injurious to health
    • - harmful; injurious
  3. Absolve - V
    • - to free from guilt or blame or their consequences
    • - to set free or release, as from some duty, obligation, or responsibility.
  4. Enhance- V
    • - to raise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify.
    • - to raise the value or price of.
  5. Caricature - N/V
    - a picture, description,etc. ludicrously exaggerating the peculiarities or defects of persons or things.
  6. Extenuate - V
    • - to represent as less serious.
    • - to serve to make seem less serious.
  7. Contiguous - Adj
    - touching; in contact.
  8. Exude - V
    - to come out gradually in drops, as sweat, through small openings; ooze out.
  9. Implicit - Adj
    - implied, rather than expressly stated.
  10. Cupidity - N
    - eager or excessive desire, esp. to possess something; greed.
  11. Enthrall - V
    • - to captivate or charm.
    • - to put or hold in slavery.
  12. Scintillating - Adj
    - animated; vivacious; effervescent.
  13. Redundant - Adj
    - characterized by verbosity or unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas.
  14. Winsome - Adj
    - sweetly or innocently charming; winning; engaging.
  15. Preeminent - Adj
    - eminent above or before others; superior; surpassing.
  16. Paragon - N/V
    • - a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular excellence.
    • - to compare; parallel.
  17. Politic - Adj
    - shrewd or prudent in practical matters; tactful; diplomatic.
  18. Sanctimonies - N
    - pretended, affected, or hypocritical religious devotion, righteousness, etc.
  19. Incisive - Adj
    • - penetrating; cutting; biting; trenchant.
    • - remarkably clear and direct; sharp;keen; acute.
  20. Prosaic - Adj
    - commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative.
  21. Paraphrase - N/V
    • - a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in another form, as for clearness; rewording.
    • - to render the meaning of in a paraphrase.
  22. Ostentatious - Adj
    -characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicious show in an attempt to impress others.

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