List Three: Set One Flashcards Preview

SAT Vocab: Part A > List Three: Set One > Flashcards

Flashcards in List Three: Set One Deck (20)
1

Alacrity

eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness

2

Burgeon

grow; flourish; put forth new shoots

3

Deleterious

harmful

4

Euphemism

a polite phrase to cover something unpleasant

5

Hypocritical

insincere

6

Lethargic

tired; without energy

7

Ogle

stare at; observe in an obvious manner

8

Postulate

hypothesize; propose

9

Robust

strong; healthy; tough

10

Tractable

obedient; dutiful; polite

11

Alchemy

medieval chemistry; attempt to change base metal into gold

12

Burnish

polish

13

Deliberate

to think over deeply

14

Euphony

pleasant sounds

15

Iconoclast

person who opposes orthodoxy

16

Levity

flippancy; joking about serious matters

17

Olfactory

concerned with the sense of smell

18

Potable

suitable for drinking

19

Rotund

round

20

Tranquil

peaceful