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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 5 Deck (25):
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Acrimonious

Bitter or angry language

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Ameliorate

To relieve or make better: improve

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Amenable

Willing to follow advise or suggestions

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Amorphous

Shapeless: having no definite form

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Buoyant

Capable of floating: cheerful

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Cajole

To persuade with deliberate flattery

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Calamity

A serious event causing distress or misfortune

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Debase

To reduce in dignity or quality

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Efface

To erase or wear away

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Elucidate

To make clear: explain

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Ephemeral

Temporary or short lived

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Ferocity

Savage behavior

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Flourish

To thrive, grow , prosper

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Haughty

Arrogant : excessively proud and vain

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Impervious

Incapable of harm or damage: not affected

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Insane

Meaningless or silly

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Indolence

Laziness

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Infallible

Incapable of error

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Inscrutable

Difficult to understand: mysterious

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Languid

Sluggish: tired

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Malice

Desire to harm others

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Oblique

Indirect or misleading

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Opulence

Wealth, abundance , affluence

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Penitent

Regret for wrongdoing: repentant

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Perfunctory

Acting routinely or mechanical