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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 1 Deck (20):
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Nefarious

Extreme wickedness

2

Vernacular

Everyday speech; slang

3

Brawn

Muscular strength

4

Tout

To publicly brag

5

Enhance

Intensity; improve

6

Hindrance

Something that blocks, gets in the way

7

Efface

To erase, rub out

8

Glutton

Someone who consumed too much food or drink

9

Hiatus

A break or vacation

10

Querulous

Grumbling, grumpy

11

Engender

To create, to cause

12

Obliterate

To destroy completely

13

Copious

Abundant, plentiful

14

Obscure

Dark; unknown, hard to understand

15

Extol

To praise highly

16

Pugnacious

Eager to fight

17

Quell

To calm, pacify

18

Artisan

A person who is skillful with his/her hands

19

Kindle

To start a fire; ignite; arouse

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Delineate

To describe acutely