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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 6 Deck (25):
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Assiduous

Diligent, persistent, hard-working

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Atrophy

To waste away, wither from disuse

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Attenuate

To make thin or slender; weaken

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Auspicious

Having favorable prospects, promising

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Berate

To scold harshly

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Blanch

To pale; take the color out of

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Boor

Crude person, one lacking manners or taste

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Cede

To surrender possession of something

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Cleave

To split or separate or to stick, cling, adhere

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Defile

To dirty, spoil; to disgrace, dishonor

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Demote

To reduce it to a lower grade or rank

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Devoid

Totally lacking

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Devout

Deeply religious

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Dissipate

To scatter, to pursue pleasure to excess

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Equanimity

Calmness, composure

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Exigent

Urgent; excessively demanding

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Extol

To praise

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Fervid

Passionate, intense, zealous

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Forlorn

Dreary, deserted; unhappy; hopeless, despairing

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Incendiary

Combustible, flammable, burning easily

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Mar

To damage, deface; spoil

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Montage

Composite picture

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Niche

Recess in a wall; best position for something

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Pallid

Lacking color or liveliness

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Askew

Crooked, tilted