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Flashcards in SAT Vocab 8 Deck (20):
1

Blighted

Damage; destroyed; ruined

2

Arduous

Strenuous, taxing; requiring significant effort

3

Harried

Beset with problems; troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances

4

Awry

Away from the correct or expected course; in a turn or twist a position or direction

5

Aghast

Filled with great surprise for fear; horrified

6

Asunder

In separate parts; apart from each other in position

7

Berate

Censure severely or angrily

8

Coterie

An exclusive circle of people, associates, or friends w a common purpose

9

Fallacious

Continue or based on a fallacy; false and misleading

10

Boisterous

Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

11

Chimerical

Absurd, far out; bizarre

12

Congenial

Pleasant to be around; social, agreeable

13

Connoisseur

An expert, particularly in matters of art and taste

14

Irascible

Easily angered; irritable

15

Milieu

The settings surroundings, environment

16

Zeal

A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)

17

Vertigo

A reeling sensation

18

Table

To postpone consideration of

19

Impasse

Blocked path, dilemma with no solution

20

Raze

Tear down so as to make flat with the ground