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Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #1451-1500 Deck (50)
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Reprimand

A severe, often formal, rebuke.

To rebuke severely.

31

Clique

Exclusive group of people.

32

Profuse

Giving or pouring forth freely; generous.

33

Adorn

To add beauty; to decorate.

34

Facilitate

To make easier.

35

Reciprocate

To give something in return.

36

Gape

To open wide; to stare with the mouth open.

37

Deadlock

A tie; a standstill.

38

Connive

To cooperate secretly in wrongful action; to scheme.

39

Consortium

An association, esp. of businesses or investors, engaging in a joint venture.

40

Stygian

Gloomy and dark; infernal or hellish.

41

Mores

Accepted rules of behavior.

42

Nihilism

A belief that rejects all moral or religious values; the belief that the destruction of political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement.

43

Ado

Trouble; fuss.

44

Blasé

Indifferent or bored with life; unimpressed as if because of too much worldly experience.

45

Espouse

To give loyalty or support to; to adopt.

46

Vapid

Lacking interest, animation, or flavor.

47

Venal

Capable of being bribed or corrupted.

48

Clandestine

Done in secret, esp. to conceal something improper.

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Enervate

To weaken.