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Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #251-300 Deck (50)
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detriment

injury or damage

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succulent

full of juice; highly enjoyable

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immaterial

not significant or relevant

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pale

to decrease in relative importance

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humane

kind; compassionate

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incorrigible

unable to be corrected or reformed

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patrimony

inherited property, especially from a father or other male ancestor

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enumerate

to count off or list

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mannerism

a distinctive behavioral trait; an idiosyncrasy

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reserved

self-restrained and withdrawn in speech and manner

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benchmark

a standard to which other things are compared or by which they are measured

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bedlam

any place or condition of noise and confusion

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innovative

marked by a new or unusual way of doing things

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relent

to become less severe; to give in

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token

performed only as an indication of intent

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reflective

thoughtful

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opportune

suitable for a particular purpose; occurring at a favorable moment

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decoy

a thing or person used to lure or tempt into a trap

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boisterous

noisy and wild; unruly

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factious

causing dissession

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cudgel

a heavy, unusually short, stick or club

to hit with such a stick or club

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depict

to represent; to portray

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slander

a false, oral statement that damages a person's reputation

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arid

dry and barren; not interesting

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heterogeneous

not similar; very different; mixed together

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defray

provide for the payment of

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formidable

inspiring fear or dread

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patrician

a person of refined manners or background; a member of the aristocracy

aristocratic

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fume

to be in a state of anger

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procrastinate

to delay; to put off