SAT Vocabulary Words

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SAT Vocabulary Words
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  1. abate
    subside or decrease
  2. abridge
    shorten or condense
  3. absolve
    free from blame
  4. acme
    top (of something)
  5. acrimonious
    bitter and spiteful
  6. admonish
    scold mildly
  7. adroit
    cleverly skillful; proficient
  8. affable
    sociable and good natured
  9. agile
    nimble
  10. alacrity
    eager willingness; promtness
  11. alienate
    make hostile; isolate
  12. amiable
    friendly; good natured
  13. amity
    friendship; peaceful relations
  14. amorphous
    shapeless
  15. animosity
    bitter resentment; hate
  16. apathetic
    uninterested; unconcerned
  17. apologist
    defender
  18. appease
    pacify; soothe
  19. arduous
    difficult; strenuous
  20. assuage
    soothe; appease
  21. astute
    perceptive; shrewd
  22. atypical
    unusual
  23. augment
    supplement; increase
  24. avarice
    insatiable greed
  25. baneful
    damaging; ruinous
  26. beguile
    deceive; lure astray
  27. belligerent
    warlike; hostile
  28. benevolent
    kindhearted; charitable
  29. callow
    immature; inexperienced
  30. candid
    frank; sincere; honest
  31. capricious
    impulsive
  32. caricature
    comical eaggeration
  33. celerity
    swiftness; speed
  34. censure
    criticize harshly
  35. charlatan
    fake
  36. chastise
    scold severely
  37. circumspect
    carefully considered
  38. clandestine
    secret
  39. complacent
    untroubled; self satisfied
  40. conciliate
    appease
  41. condone
    excuse; tolerate
  42. consternation
    sudden shock; alarm
  43. convivial
  44. festive; jovial
  45. corpulent
    fat; overweight
  46. covert
    secret
  47. covet
    jealously desire
  48. craven
    cowardly
  49. culpable
    blameworthy; guilty
  50. cupidity
    greed
  51. dearth
    lack; scarcity
  52. decry
    criticize; condemn
  53. deference
    courteous respect
  54. delectable
    delicious; delightful
  55. deleterious
    harm
  56. despicable
    disgraceful; abominable
  57. destitute
    penniless; poor
  58. desultory
    random; aimless
  59. diatribe
    bitter denunciation
  60. didactic
    educationally instructive
  61. diffident
    timid; lacking confidence
  62. diminutive
    tiny
  63. discern
    distinguish; perceive
  64. disdain
    look down scornfully upon
  65. disparage
    belittle
  66. dispassionate
    emotionally uninvolved
  67. docile
    manageably obedient
  68. dogged
    stubbornly persistent
  69. dogmatic
    opinionated; set in one's belief
  70. eclectic
    diverse
  71. elegiac
    expressing sorrow
  72. eloquent
    persuasive in speech
  73. empirical
    experienced; observed first hand
  74. enmity
    bitter hostility
  75. ephemeral
    brief; short lived
  76. equitable
    faair
  77. ethereal
    heavenly
  78. euologize
    praise
  79. exalt
    glorify; praise
  80. extol
    praise
  81. extricate
    liberate
  82. facilitate
    simplify; bring about
  83. fallacious
    misleading; erroneous
  84. fastidious
    fussy; demanding
  85. feign
    simulate; pretend
  86. fervent
    passionate
  87. fleeting
    momentary; passing swiftly
  88. flippant
    disrespectfully silly
  89. fortuitous
    accidental; fortunate
  90. franchise
    right to vote
  91. frenetic
    hectic; wildly enthusiastic
  92. frugal
    thrify; stingy
  93. furtive
    shy; secretive
  94. garrulous
    talkative; long winded
  95. genesis
    origin; beginning
  96. gossamer
    light; delicate
  97. gregarious
    sociable; social
  98. gullible
    overtrusting; easily fooled
  99. halycon
    peaceful; untroubled
  100. hallowed
    sacred
  101. heinous
    shockingly horrible
  102. homage
    dutifull respect
  103. humility
    humbleness
  104. iconoclastic
    rebelliously anti establishment
  105. ignominious
    disgraceful
  106. immaculate
    spotlessly clean
  107. immutable
    unchanging
  108. impetuous
    impulsive
  109. implore
    beg; plead with
  110. impoverished
    very poor
  111. inanimate
    not alive
  112. incessant
  113. continual; constant
  114. incite
    provoke
  115. indelible
    permanent; not erasable
  116. indifferent
    not caring
  117. indigenous
    native
  118. indigent
    poor; needy
  119. indignant
    angrily offended
  120. indolent
    lazy
  121. ineffable
    indescribable; inexpressable
  122. inexorable
    unrelenting; unalterable
  123. infamous
    disgracefully bad; villainous
  124. inflammable
    easily able to catch fire
  125. innocuous
    harmless
  126. inscrutable
    mysterious
  127. insolent
    insultingly disrespectful
  128. interminable
    endless
  129. intrepid
    fearless
  130. inundated
    flooded
  131. invaluable
    priceless
  132. irate
    furious
  133. ironic
    unexpectedly odd and inconsisten
  134. irrefutable
    indisputable
  135. jocose
    joking; humorous
  136. judicious
    wise; sensible
  137. languish
    lose energy, strength, or spirit
  138. laud
    praise and honor
  139. lethargic
    sluggishly lazy
  140. loathe
    hate
  141. loquacious
    overly talkative
  142. lucid
    clear; clearly understood
  143. lugubrious
    mournfully gloomy
  144. machiavellian
    scheming
  145. malevolent
    vicious; vindictive
  146. mendacious
    deceitful; untruthful
  147. metaphorical
    figurative; poetic
  148. meticulous
    carefully exact
  149. mitigate
    make less severe
  150. momentous
    influentially significant
  151. multifaceted
    many sided; diverse
  152. nefarious
    wicked
  153. nomadic
    wandering; traveling
  154. nondescript
    not readily identifiable
  155. notorious
    infamous
  156. novel
    excitingly new and original
  157. noxious
    harmful
  158. obdurate
    stubborn; unyielding
  159. objectionable
    offensively disagreeable
  160. objective
    impartial
  161. obscure
    not distinct
  162. obstinate
    stubborn; unyielding
  163. obviate
    make unnecessary
  164. omniscient
    all seeing; all knowing
  165. orthodox
    conventional and accepted
  166. ostentatious
    showy; showoffish
  167. ostracize
    exclude socially
  168. overt
    openly observable
  169. palpable
    clearly noticeable; comprehensible
  170. pariah
    social outcast
  171. parsimonious
    excessively stingy
  172. paucity
    scarcity; lack
  173. penchant
    strong liking; attraction
  174. penurious
    miserly; stingy
  175. perfunctory
    mechanical and unenthusiastic
  176. philanthropic
    benevolent and charitable
  177. pinnacle
    peak
  178. pithy
    concise and meaningful
  179. plaintive
    woeful; mournful
  180. plethora
    over abundance; excessive
  181. pompous
    arrogantly flashy and self important
  182. pragmatic
    practical
  183. precarious
    hazardous
  184. preclude
    prevent; stop
  185. predilection
    preference
  186. prevaricate
    to lie
  187. problematic
    difficult and uncertain
  188. prodigal
    wastefully extravagant
  189. prodigious
    enormous
  190. proficient
    skillful
  191. profuse
    plentiful; abundant
  192. prolific
    highly productive
  193. propitious
    favorable
  194. proponent
    advocate
  195. provoke
    stir up; cause
  196. puerile
    childish; immature
  197. pugnacious
    combative; belligerent
  198. pusillanimous
    cowardly
  199. querulous
    constantly complaining
  200. quixotic
    impractically; idealistic
  201. ravenous
    extremely hungry
  202. raze
    to level (demolish)
  203. recalcitrant
    stubbornly defiant
  204. redoubtable
    formidable and fearsome
  205. refractory
    stubbornly disobedient
  206. refute
    to disprove
  207. relinquish
    to surrender
  208. renaissance
    renewal; birth
  209. renowned
    famous; celebrated
  210. reprehensible
    shameful
  211. reprimand
    to scold formally
  212. reproach
    to criticize; scold
  213. reprove
    to scold mildly
  214. reputable
    well respected
  215. resolute
    stubborly determined
  216. restive
    restlessly impatient
  217. reticent
    shy and uncommunicative
  218. revere
    to worship; respect deeply
  219. rue
    to regret
  220. sagacious
    shrewd
  221. satiate
    satisfy to excess
  222. saturnine
    gloomy and depressed

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