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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 6 Deck (20):
1

Lacerate

To dip, maul, tear, mutilate, or mangle

2

Harangue

Mean, nasty, angry speech

3

Exact

Demand of/ from


"I exact applause"

4

Abash

To embarrass

5

Uncouth

Crude; unrefined; awkward

6

Tact

Skill in dealing with people in difficult situation

7

Fetish

Abnormally obsessive preoccupation or attachment; a fixation

8

Phobia

A persistent, illogical fear

9

Masticate

To chew

10

Laconic

Not saying much; brief, succinct, concise

11

Malevolent

Wishing evil on others; malicious

12

Meander

To wander around aimlessly

13

Apex

Tip; peak; summit; highest point

14

Nadir

Absolute lowest point

15

Disseminate

To dispense or distribute objects

16

Emaciated

Excessively thin; weak

17

Puissant

Powerful, mighty

18

Citadel

A fortress overlooking a city; a stronghold

19

Atrophy

To wither away

20

Foible

Weakness, flaw, shortcoming in character