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

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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