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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 7 Deck (30):
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acquit

to declare not guilty

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adulation

excessive flattery or praise

3

barrister

a lawyer

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bawdy

vulgar, dirty, and indecent

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chastise

to punish, as by beating

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circumvent

to avoid somethign by going around or bypassing it

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clandestine

done in secret

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culinary

of or pertaining to cooking or the kitchen

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deprecate

to express disapproval of

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frugal

careful with money

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inert

having no power to move or act

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jocose

characterized by joking, humorous

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latent

dormant

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myriad

a vast number of something

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pernicious

causing harm or ruin;deadly

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amicable

characterized by friendliness and good will

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bask

to expose oneself to pleasant warmth

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charlatan

one who pretends to have more knowledge or skill than he or she actually does

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enraptured

full of delight and joy

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fickle

lacking loyalty; unpredictably changeable; eratic

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genial

sympathetically cheerful and cheering; kingly

22

hoak

something intended to deceive or trick

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juggernaut

a massive, overpowering destructive force that crushes everything in its path

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levity

lack of respect or seriousness when dealing with something serious; frivolity

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martial

of or pertaining to marriage

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mundane

commonplace, ordinary

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naive

having or showing a lack of experience, judgement, or information; inexperienced and simple-minded

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nocturnal

part of or happening in the night

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novice

a beginner in any occupation or activity that requires skill

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obstreperous

noisily and stubbornly defiant; boisterous