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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 10 Deck (20):
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Baneful

Causing harm or ruin, pernicious, destructive

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Circumspect

Careful to consider consequences, cautious, prudent

3

Admonish

To caution, advise, or warn

4

Tantamount

Equivalent in significance, affect, or value

5

Neologism

A new word or expression

6

Respite

A period of relief or rest

7

Capitulate

To end resistance, give up, surrender, throw in the towel

8

Aphorism

A concise statement of a truth or principle

9

Confute

To disprove to overcome through argument

10

Dexterous

Skillful; skill in using hands or mind

11

Entice

To lure, attract, or beguile

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Indolent

Disposed to avoid exertion; lazy; idle; lethargic

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Perfunctory

Done in a superficial or halfhearted matter; without interest or enthusiasm

14

Vapid

Dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force

15

Visage

A face or facial expression

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Slovenly

Untidy, dirty, careless, messy

17

Stolid

Not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

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Taciturn

Habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little; not verbose

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Egregious

Extremely bad; flagrantly bad

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Truncate

To cut short