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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 1 - 60 Deck (60):
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1-Apathy

without caring or feelings; indifference

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2-Incongruous

not fitting, unsuitable

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3-Insinuate

to push in or get in in an indirect way; to suggest

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4-Audacity

boldness with a hint of recklessness or disregard

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5-Gregarious

fond of being with others

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6-Egregious

conspicuously bad or offensive

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7-Controversial

open to debate

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8-Complement

something that completes or makes perfect

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9-Fabricate

to make with skill, build or manufacture; to lie

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10-Fabricated

made; concocted in order to deceive

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11-Ambiguous

permitting more than one interpretation

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12-Intransigent

unwilling to agree or compromise

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13-Gravity

seriousness

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14-Eclectic

selecting the best from various sources

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15-Aberration

a deviation from the path; something abnormal

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16-Parochial

narrow or limited

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17-Provincial

of a province; lacking refinement or polish

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18-Precipitous

very steep

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19-Sacrosanct

very holy, most sacred, consecrated

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20-Paucity

a scarcity or lack

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21-Misanthrope

person who dislikes or distrusts people in general

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22-Philanthropy

love of mankind, act of generosity

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23-Pejorative

tending to make worse; disparaging; deprecatory

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24-Moratorium

a sanctioned period where payments are delayed; any negotiated delay in an action

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25-Parsimonious

too economical; stingy; miserly

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26-Aversion

a dislike or distaste for something

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27-Inadvertent

lax, careless; without intention

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28-Indifferent

not caring either way; neutral

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29-Objective

without bias

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30-Discriminate

to differentiate; to see the difference

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31-Denounce

to speak out against; to condemn

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32-Innovate

to be creative; to think of something new

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33-Novel

new, original

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34-Disdain

arrogant scorn; contempt

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35-Discernment

insight; ability to see things clearly

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36-Abstract

theoretical; lacking substance

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37-Pragmatic

related to practice as opposed to theory

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38-Eccentric

not conventional; irregular

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39-Idiosyncrasy

a trait or behavior particular to an individual

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40-Benevolent

kind; good hearted; generous

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41-Pious

reverent or devout (sometimes only outwardly so)

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42-Conciliatory

making peace

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43-Resolute

determined; firm; unwavering

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44-Servile

submissive; subservient; like a slave

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45-Reticent

restrained; uncommunicative (situational)

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46-Taciturn

untalkative (characteristic)

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47-Repudiate

to reject; to deny

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48-Aesthetic

artistic; having to do with artistic beauty

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49-Prodigal

extravagant; wasteful

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50-Incessant

unceasing; never ending

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51-Plebeian

common, vulgar

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52-Laudable

worthy of praise

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53-Deter

to prevent; to stop with fear

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54-Redundant

repetitive, unnecessary

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55-Infamous

having a bad reputation

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56-Provocative

exciting, attracting attention

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57-Equivocal

having two or more meanings; vague

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58-Advocate

to speak in favor of, to support

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59-Extol

to praise, to lift up

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60-Euphony

pleasant sound