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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 161-180 Deck (20):
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161-Soporific

causing sleep or sleepiness

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162-Exacerbate

to make (something bad) worse; to irritate; to exasperate

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163-Superfluous

extra, unnecessary

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164-Legitimate

allowed by law, valid

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165-Patronizing

treating in a condescending manner

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166-Conscientious

thoughtful

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167-Substantiate

to support with proof

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168-Recalcitrant

stubborn, defiant of authority

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169-Exculpate

to free from guilt or blame

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170-Venerable

worthy of honor, usually because of age or distinguished experience

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171-Cogent

convincing; reasonable

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172-Effusive

emotionally expressive, gushy

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173-Profuse

flowing; extravagant

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174-Abstruse

hard to understand

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175-Sedentary

not migratory, settled

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176-Gratuitous

given freely; unearned; unwarranted

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177-Propriety

correctness of behavior

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178-Imperious

arrogantly overbearing, dictatorial

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179-Annihilate

destroy completely

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180-Adamant

extremely stubborn