Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #351-400 Deck (50)
To come as a gain; to increase.
A surrounding substance within which something else originates or is contained.
Hardy, frugal and highly disciplined; not lavish or luxurious.
The worst part; the sediment in a liquid.
To puzzle, confuse, or bewilder.
An unpleasant task or duty; a burden or obligation.
The promotion of rebellion against the government.
One who rebels; a nonconformist; an individualist.
To rip, cut, or tear; to cause deep emotional pain.
Boring; tiresome; monotonous.
One with refined tastes, esp. in food and wine.
To bring down in tone; to moderate; to soften.
To offer in response.
A connoisseur of food and drink.
To deceive or conceal; to hide one's motives; to simulate.
Thoroughly wet, drenched.
To struggle with something; to grip and hold.
Heavy; big and strong, muscular; of considerable size or amount.
Something that serves as an indicator or leader of future trends.
A feeling of uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt.
A strong wind.
To lessen pain or distress.
Adjoining; next to.
Characterized by festivity.
A festive occasion, esp. a lavish social event.
To resolve (arguments or disputes) by working with the conflicting parties.
Ability to understand and identify with another's feelings and emotions.
Tending to question or doubt.
An attractive, ultimately misleading outward show; thin layer.
To light up.
A waterfall or series of small waterfalls; a succession of stages, processes, or units.
To restrain or control.
Pertaining to a city or citizen.
A period of uncontrolled self-indulgence.
A small amount, esp. of money.
A situation in which one must choose between two equally bad alternatives.
The dwelling of a wild animal.
To modify, limit, or restrict, as by giving exceptions.
Having exact limits; final; firm in purpose.
A brief story, often humorous.
Supreme; ranking higher than others in power or importance.
A shelter or sanctuary.
Soothing, mild, pleasant.
Contrary to intuition or common sense.