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Flashcards in SAT 3 Vocab Deck (25):
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Affront

Personal offense, insult

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Discrepancy

Difference between

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Forbearance

Patience, restraint, leniency

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Gustatory

Relating to sense of taste

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Hoary

Very old; whitish or gray from age

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Intractable

Not easily managed

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Parry

To ward off or deflect

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Polemic

Controversy, argument; verbal attack

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Preponderance

Majority in number; dominance

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Prodigal

Wasteful, extravagant, lavish

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Promulgate

To make known publicly

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Provincial

Rustic, unsophisticated, Ted in scope

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Quagmire

Marsh; difficult situation

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Raucous

Harsh sounding; boisterous

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Recapitulate

To review by a brief summary

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Reminiscence

Remembrance of past events

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Remuneration

Pay or reward for work, trouble, etc.

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Repose

Relaxation, leisure

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Respite

Interval of relief

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Retort

Cutting response

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Wary

Careful, cautious

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Whet

To sharpen, stimulate

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Yoke

To join together

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Zoologist

Scientist who studies animals

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Abdicate

To give up a position right or power