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Flashcards in SAT Self-list Deck (100):
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scrupulous

moral; attention to detail

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circumscribed

restrained

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corroborated

confirmed; supported

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extant

still in existence

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belied

contradicted

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temper

to moderate

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myopic

near-sighted; narrow view of something

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punctilious

detail-oriented

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rancorous

bitter

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irresolute

not determined

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denuded

stripped; barren

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shrewd

wise

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imprudent

unwise; immoral

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dispatch

speed; efficiency

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occlude

to hide

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amalgam

combination of elements

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defiant

taking a stand

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admonish

to give friendly advice; to inform of obligations; scold nicely

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redoubtable

causing fear; worthy of respect

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insipid

lacking taste or interest

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amenable

capable of submission (to analysis/test)

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predilection

established preference

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stilted

stiff; self-consciuous

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tout

persuade; support strongly

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extol

praise highly

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moribund

dead; lacking vitality

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auspicious

implying future success

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spurious

false

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munificent

generous

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assauged

made satisfied, (like mollify)

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nonplussed

at a loss of what to say

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hapless

unlucky

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resilience

able to recover; spring back

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equanimity

calmness; composure

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truculence

mean-spirited

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finagle

obtain by dishonest means

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winnow

to narrow down

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supplant

to replace

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modicum

very small amount

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surfeit

overwhelming amount

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phlegmatic

apathetic; not caring

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penurious

poor

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conciliatory

bringing together

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panacea

solution to all problems

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bereave

to deprive ruthlessly

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tacit

understood w/out being explicitly stated

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impetuous

sudden, rash action

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discriminating

analytical; nothing distinctions

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clairvoyant

having power to see beyond natural vision

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complacent

pleasant; self-satisfied

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reconcile

to bring into agreement

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chided

scolded

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banal

unoriginal

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reverential

having/inspiring honor

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contemptuous

showing disdian; scornful

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disdain

scorn; dislike

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bifurcation

divide into two branches

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filial

relation of child to parent

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symbiotic

2 dissimilar organisms living together; cooperative relationship

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avuncular

relating to an uncle

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abash

destroy self-confidence

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syncopated

cut short

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mellifluous

smooth, rich flow

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lachrymose

tearful; sad

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obfuscate

deliberately make difficult to understand

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blithe

free-spirited; carefree

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rescind

retract; to repeal

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accolade

praise; tribute

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bombast

arrogant; pompous language

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epicure

someone who appreciates good food

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alacrity

eagerness; enthusiasm

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tractable

obedient; dutiful; polite

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demur

hesitate; refuse

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ruse

trick; strategem

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lithe

flexible; supple

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transient

short-lived; ephemeral

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exceptionable

very bad

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onerous

difficult; tedious

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exculpate

to free from blame; to pardon (exonerate)

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onus

burden; responsibility

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callow

immature

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execrable

very bad

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sage

wise person

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exegesis

scholarly explanation

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salacious

lecherous; (sex)

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trite

unoriginal; dull

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sallow

yellowish

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precipice

steep slope

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impious

evil; wicked

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preclude

to prevent; make impossible

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lummox

clumsy person

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precocious

developing early

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tyro

novice; beginner

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destitution

hardship; poverty

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sanguine

optimistic; cheerful

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analgesic

medicine to combat pain

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savant

person with knowledge

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unctuous

oily; using excessive flattery

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prescient

having fore knowledge

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cavalcade

procession of vehicles