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Flashcards in psat_sat_vocabulary_20150929035736 Deck (20):
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Alacrity

Eagerness; Enthusiasm; Quickness

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Burgeon

Grow; Flourish; Put forth new shoots

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Deleterious

Harmful

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Euphemism

A polite phrase to cover something unpleasant

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Hypocritical

Insincere

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Lethargic

Tired; Without energy

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Ogle

Stare at; Observe in an obvious manner

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Postulate

Hypothesize; propose

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Robust

Strong; Healthy; Tough

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Tractable

Obedient; Dutiful; Polite

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Alchemy

Medieval chemistry; Attempt to change base metal into gold

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Burnish

Polish

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Deliberate

To think over deeply

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Euphony

Pleasant sounds

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Iconoclast

Person who opposes orthodoxy

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Levity

Flippancy; Joking about serious matters

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Olfactory

Concerned with the sense of smell

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Potable

Suitable for drinking

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Rotund

Round

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Tranquil

Peaceful