Flashcards in SAT - V's Deck (12):
V. waver; fluctuate.
Uncertain which suitor she ought to marry, the princess vacillated, saying now one, now the other.
V. turn into vapor (steam, gas, fog, etc.)
"Zap!" went Super Mario's atomic ray gun as he vaporized another deadly foe.
In Tibet today, the common people still venerate their traditional spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.
Someone mute can't talk; someone verbose can hardly stop talking.
Adj. practical or workable; capable of maintaining life.
That idea won't work. Let me see whether I can come up with a viable alternative.
N. active strength.
Although he was over seventy years old, Jack had the vigor of man in his prime.
Waging a highly negative campaign, the candidate attempted to vilify his opponent's reputation.
V. clear from blame; exonerate; justify or support.
The lawyer's goal was to vindicate her client and prove him innocent on all charges.
N. highly skilled artist.
The promising young cellist Yo-Yo Ma grew into a virtuoso whose performances thrilled audiences throughout the world.
Adj. extremely poisonous; hostile; bitter.
Laid up with a virulent case of measles, Vera blamed hr doctors because her recovery took so long.
Adj. changeable; explosive; evaporating rapidly.
The political climate today is extremely volatile: no one can predict what the electorate wil do next.