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Flashcards in SAT Set 2 Deck (54):
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Homogeneous

made up of similar parts

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Ambivalent

uncertain; having conflicting feelings

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Expedite

to speed up

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Garrulous

talkative

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Austere

strict, severely simple

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Viable

workable; able to remain alive

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Gregarious

friendly, sociable

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Clemency

mercy; gentleness in punishing

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Burgeon

to grow rapidly

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Profuse

very abundant; giving freely

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Elicit

to bring out; cause to happen

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Stolid

unemotional; not easily excited

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Altruistic

concerned for the welfare of others

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Furtive

secretive, stealthy

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Dissent

to disagree

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Mitigate

to relieve, lessen, alleviate

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Cognizant

aware

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Revere

to respect, admire

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Alacrity

eagerness, cheerful willingness

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Peripheral

on or having to do with the outer edge

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Recalcitrant

disobedient, resisting authority

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Volatile

highly unstable; explosive

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Embellish

to decorate; to add fictitious details to

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Efface

to erase; to make less noticeable

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Acquiesce

to give in

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Contempt

strong dislike, scorn

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Buoyant

cheerful, capable of floating

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Prodigal

wasteful of money

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Tact

sensitivity, courtesy

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Resilient

capable of recovering quickly

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Gregarious

friendly, sociable

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Clemency

mercy; gentleness in punishing

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Burgeon

to grow rapidly

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Profuse

very abundant; giving freely

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Elicit

to bring out; cause to happen

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Stolid

unemotional; not easily excited

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Altruistic

concerned for the welfare of others

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Furtive

secretive, stealthy

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Dissent

to disagree

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Mitigate

to relieve, lessen, alleviate

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Cognizant

aware

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Revere

to respect, admire

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Alacrity

eagerness, cheerful willingness

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Peripheral

on or having to do with the outer edge

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Recalcitrant

disobedient, resisting authority

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Volatile

highly unstable; explosive

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Embellish

to decorate; to add fictitious details to

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Efface

to erase; to make less noticeable

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Acquiesce

to give in

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Contempt

strong dislike, scorn

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Buoyant

cheerful, capable of floating

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Prodigal

wasteful of money

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Tact

sensitivity, courtesy

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Resilient

capable of recovering quickly