Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #1851-1900 Deck (50)
To try to convert someone to one's own faith or cause.
To harass (a speaker) with questions or taunts.
Made thin unnaturally; abnormally thin due to starvation.
To roll about lazily, in or as if in water, snow or mud; to revel.
Tending to promote or preserve health.
To bring under control; to conquer.
A welcome benefit.
Something or someone that initiates a reaction, esp. without being involved in or changed by the consequences.
Stingy, exhibiting a petty unwillingness to spend money.
A confused misunderstanding or disagreement.
A potion given as a medicine of doubtful effectiveness.
To make difficult to understand; to make indistinct.
A discussion, esp. between enemies to resolve disputes.
Of or related to the sense of touch.
To make fun of.
To spread through or over (as with light or color).
A category, class, title, or name.
Sympathy with another in sorrow.
Occurring or happening by mere chance.
Elaborate praise, esp. in a formal, public setting.
Extremely emotional; passionate.
A measurable value; a standard for judging.
An earnest plea or request.
Seemingly unconcerned or indifferent.
Mildly warm; lacking enthusiasm.
One who attacks and seeks to destroy widely accepted ideas.
Something that is puzzling, ambiguous, mysterious, or inexplicable; a perplexing puzzle.
An indirect or wordy way of expressing an idea.
Medieval chemistry, esp. the attempt to change common metals into gold.
To teach to accept a belief uncritically.
The study of the cause and development of disease; a departure from a normal condition.
Using excessively fancy or pompous words.
A mark of distinction.
To make a continuous, low buzzing or humming sound; to speak monotonously.
To keep from moving or acting freely.
Covering a wide range of subjects; rambling.
To formally bring into office at the beginning of a term.
To make friendly again; to settle a dispute; to make seemingly incompatible things for together or coexist.
To send forth; to give out.
Anxious or agitated.
A quality of leadership that inspires great devotion in one's followers; personal magnetism or charm.
To disturb; to distress.
Of transparent or translucently fine texture; delicate and insubstantial.