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Flashcards in SAT Core List 2 Deck (36):
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Abide

Remain

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Abridge

Shorten

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Adulation

Extreme praise

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Affluent

Rich and wealthy

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Aggrandize

To increase or make greater

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Anathema

Cursed or hated person

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Arcane

Secret and known by only a few

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Collusion

Secret agreement

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Complacency

Feeling safe and secure

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Concede

Accept as valid

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Constituent

An essential part

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Convivial

Mood for feasting, drinking, and enjoying life

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Counteract

Neutralize or make ineffective

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Defile

To make impure or dirty

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Disseminate

Spread widely

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Eminent

Prominent

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Engender

Create, make, generate

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Fervent

Passionate

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Hapless

Unlucky

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Harangue

Lectured, gave a speech

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Incessant

Nonstop, continuous, endless

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Increment

Making larger of bigger

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Mores

The accepts way of acting or fixed customs in a group of people

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Nebulous

Cloudy and blurry

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Obsolete

Out of date

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Palatable

Eatable, yummy

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Pert

Bold

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Plaudits

Enthusiastic approval and applause

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Pugnacious

Fights a lot

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Quell

To settle a dangerous situation

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Reprieve

Temporary delay of punishment

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Rescind

Take back

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Succinct

Exact and precise

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Turgid

Swollen or excessively embellished

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Venerate

Respect and honor

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Zealous

Filled with eagerness