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Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #1251-1300 Deck (50)
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Parlay

To use success in one thing to achieve greater success in further things; to transform a gain into something of greater value.

31

Dispatch

To send off promptly.

Efficient speed; a message, esp. official or from a journalist.

32

Malcontent

A dissatisfied person.

33

Usurp

To take by force or without legal authority.

Usurpation.

34

Oblique

Not straight to the point; indirect.

35

Insensible

Not able to feel or perceive; unresponsive.

Insensibility.

36

Uproarious

Extremely funny.

37

Consign

To give to the care of another; to set apart.

Consignment.

38

Complicity

Association or participation in a wrongful act.

Complicitous.

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Whimsical

Not able to be predicted; constantly changing.

Whimsy.

40

Caustic

Capable of burning or corroding by chemical action; bitingly sarcastic, cutting.

41

Truncate

To cut short.

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Inscribe

To write, carve or engrave words or letters on or in a surface.

Inscription.

43

Impertinent

Rude.

Impertinence.

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Municipal

Relating to a city, town, village, or the like with local self-government.

45

Margin

A border or edge; a limit in condition or ability; an amount or degree of difference.

Marginal.

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Subsidize

To assist financially or pay for, esp. by the government.

Subsidy.

47

Sporadic

Occurring irregularly.

48

Dislodge

To force out of a concealed position.

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Decisive

Conclusive; beyond doubt; showing determination.