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Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #501-550 Deck (50)
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insipid

uninteresting; having no flavor

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convene

to bring together

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fortuitous

occurring by chance (either positive or negative)

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feasible

capable of being alone

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guile

slyness in dealing with others

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kin

one's relatives

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apology

a defense in speech or writing of one's beliefs

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specious

seeming to be truthful on the surface, but actually false

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vogue

prevailing fashion

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extrapolate

to predict by extending known information

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turbid

cloudy, muddy; in a state of turmoil

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turgid

excessively ornate or complex in style; swollen, as from fluid

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redolent

aromatic; fragrant; suggestive

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embrace

to hug; to include as part of something larger; to support eagerly

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entrenched

dug in

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enmesh

to entangle or trap, as in a net or web

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comprehensive

complete; covering broadly and all-inclusively

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fraught

full of a particular quality

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rue

to regret

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venturesome

adventurous, risky, daring

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noxious

harmful to health or the mind

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desist

to cease; stop

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founder

to sink below the water; to fail completely; to go lame (of horses)

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trudge

to walk in a heavy-footed way

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disenchant

to free from false belief

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squalid

having a dirty or lowly appearance

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servile

slavish; abjectly submissive

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pallid

faint in color; pale

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assess

to estimate

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fraternal

showing comradeship; brotherly

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steadfast

loyal; faithful

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decorum

polite behavior

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repine

to be discontented or unhappy; to long for something

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authoritarian

demanding unquestioning obedience

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charlatan

a fake; one who pretends to have expert knowledge

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tribulation

great misery or distress

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telltale

indicating or revealing information

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adverse

opposed, difficult

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astute

showing clever awareness, esp. with respect to one's own concerns

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conjugal

pertaining to marriage relationships

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reverie

daydream

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filial

like or relating to a daughter or son

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accomplice

accessory; one who assists in a crime

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epic

a long narrative poem, in a dignified style, celebrating the deeds of a hero

45

demur

to object; to disagree with something

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torrid

parched with heat; ardent or passionate

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undermine

to weaken

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repartee

a quick, witty reply; a series of such replies

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elocution

the art of public speaking, with attention to delivery

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yearn

to desire strongly, esp. in a melancholy way