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Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #300-350 Deck (50)
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Eyesore

Something that is unpleasant or offensive to view.

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Decimate

To destroy or kill a large part of (a group).

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Libel

A false written statement that damages a person's reputation.

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Coerce

To force by threat or intimidation.

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Cursory

Superficially done; performed rapidly.

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Cumbersome

Clumsy or difficult to manage.

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Fester

To rot; to decay; to putrefy.

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Deem

To have as an opinion; to consider.

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Connote

To imply something beyond a literal meaning.

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Rash

Showing boldness or haste without judgement.

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Jeremiad

An elaborate and lengthy tale of sadness.

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Matriarch

A woman who rules a family or clan; a highly respected woman who is a mother.

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Limber

Bending easily; flexible.

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Demure

Coy; modest; reserved.

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Pilfer

To steal a small amount.

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Gargantuan

Of huge size or capacity.

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Flag

To slow down in pace.

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Diagnosis

The recognition of a disease or injury by symptoms; a critical analysis of the nature of something.

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Foolhardy

Reckless; bold without judgement.

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Incriminate

To make appear guilty of a crime or fault.

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Flaunt

To display ostentatiously; to show off; to boast.

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Exploit

A bold or daring act.

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Impervious

Completely resistant to penetration; unaffected.

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Plaintive

Expressing sorrow.

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Culpable

Deserving blame or punishment.

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Pontificate

To speak pompously and at length.

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Sentiment

A feeling or opinion, esp. based on emotion instead of reason.

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Interloper

One who interferes with the affair of others; a meddler.

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Delectable

Very pleasing; delightful, esp. to the taste.

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Blemish

A flaw that harms the appearance of something.

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Equanimity

Evenness of temper, esp. as a characteristic state.

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Peevish

Irritable; querulous.

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Waddle

To walk rocking from side to side.

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Gross

Total, entire; glaring obvious, flagrant.

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Skew

To place at an angle; to cause bias in or distort.

Asymmetric; distorted or biased.

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Humdrum

Dull; routine; commonplace.

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Marshal

To arrange in order.

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Aggregate

Total.

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Intemperate

Lacking in moderation; excessive.

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Beer

To change direction.

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Rapture

The experience of great joy; ecstasy.

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Contemplate

To look at or think about carefully; to consider as a possibility.

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Savor

To taste or smell, esp. with pleasure.

The taste or smell.

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Incontrovertible

Impossible to dispute.

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Graze

To feed on grasses.

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Coincide

To occur at the same time or be at the same place; to agree exactly.

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Portray

To make a likeness of; to describe in words.

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Furrow

A trench in the earth made by a plow; a wrinkle.

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Quaff

To drink quickly or with enthusiasm.

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Hierarchy

A ranking according to status or ability; a group having authority.