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Flashcards in SAT Core List 8 Deck (51):
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Abstain

To choose not to do something

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Acute

Having keen insight

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Ameliorate

Improve

4

Amenable

Willing

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Antecedent

Something that came before

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Arbitration

Resolving a dispute

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Assuage

Ease

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Atypical

Not typical

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Calamity

Disaster

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Circuitous

Roundabout

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Cognizant

Aware

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Compound

Stalled area with a group of buildings

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Consecrate

Dedicate to something holy

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Coronation

Crowning

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Cosmopolitan

Sophisticated and worldly

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Deprecate

Belittle

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Despondent

Depressed and discouraged

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Divulge

Reveal a secret

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Dour

Stern and joyless

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Duplicity

Crafty and dishonest

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Embezzle

Steal money with false records

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Epistolary

In letters and mail

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Exalt

Glorify

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Fidelity

Loyalty

25

Flagrant

Offensive

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Hardy

Can survive in hard situation

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Ignominious

Humiliating and disgracing

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Indigent

Very poor

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Inquisitor

Someone who forcefully questions people

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Instigate

Urge

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Iridescent

Showing rainbow colors

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Irrevocable

Incapable of being taken back

33

Larceny

Taking thought stealing or trickery

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Manifest

Easily understandable and obvious

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Mollify

Soften in temper

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Nominal

Insignificant

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Orthodox

Conventional and based of a protocol

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Paradox

Contradictory but true

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Pliable

Flexible

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Predilection

A preference

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Preponderance

Superiority

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Quixotic

Idealistic and impractical

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Reconcile

Make consistent with existing ideas

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Restitution

Restoration to the rightful owner

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Rhapsodize

Excessive enthusiasm

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Salient

Significant

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Semaphore

Visual signal

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Staid

Serious and disciplined

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Tangential

Divergent and on a tangent

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Vapid

Dull

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Vocation

Profession or job