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Flashcards in SAT Set 1 Deck (30):
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assuage

to ease, relieve, or lessen

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Obscure

difficult to understand; difficult to see

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Capricious

tending to change one's mind suddenly

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Quiescence

inactivity

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Taciturn

quiet, untalkative

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Ephemeral

short-lived

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Apathy

lack of emotion or concern

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Innocuous

harmless

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Superficial

shallow ; on the surface

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Debilitate

to weaken

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Monotony

a dull sameness

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Atrophy

to waste away

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Coalesce

to unite, come together

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Voluble

talkative

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Undermine

to weaken

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Cursory

hasty, disregarding details

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Reticent

quiet, untalkative

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Vindicate

to clear of blame or suspicion

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Discord

lack of agreement or harmony

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Intractable

stubborn, difficult to manage

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Ponderous

very dull, boring

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Impartial

fair, not favoring either side

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Deplore

to strongly disapprove of

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Contrite

regretful, feeling guilt

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Contentious

quarrelsome, fond of arguing

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Discursive

rambling, unfocused

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Daunt

to intimidate; to discourage

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Extricate

to free from difficulty

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Quiescence

inactivity

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Enigmatic

mysterious, puzzling