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Flashcards in SAT vocab 2 Deck (20):
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Assail

Verb
To attack with words of force
Assault, besiege

2

Fecund

Adj
Fertile, productive
Fruitful

3

Deride

Verb
To ridicule
To mock, to put down

4

Idyllic

Adj
Naturally peaceful
Serene, tranquil

5

Distend

Verb
To swell, to extend
Enlarge

6

Amorous

Adj
Feeling loving,especially in a sexual sense
Passionate, ardent

7

Expedite

Verb
To speed up the process of
Promote

8

Decorous

Adj
Proper; in good taste
Mannerly

9

Vacuous

Adj
Lacking ideas or intelligence
Dull, stupid

10

Didactic

Adj
Intended to teach; morally instructive
Educational

11

Volatile

Adj
Highly unstable, explosive
Fiery, violent

12

Juxtapose

Verb
To place side by side for comparison
Compare

13

Histrionic

Adj
Overly dramatic
Emotional

14

Discordant

Adj
Lacking harmony or agreement
Dissonance

15

Exasperate

Verb
To annoy thoroughly
Irritate

16

Scrutinize

Verb
To examine carefully
Inspect

17

Benevolent

Adj
Generous, kind
Helpful, giving

18

Corroborate

Verb
To confirm, to back up
Verify

19

Incandescent

Adj
Brilliant, giving off heat
Radiant

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Sage

Noun
A wise man, wise through experience
Guru, guide, mentor