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Flashcards in SAT Vocabs #801-850 Deck (50)
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hue

a shade of color

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relinquish

to surrender or release

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tributary

a stream flowing into a larger river

making additions or producing supplies

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mystical

having a spiritual sense or importance beyond human understanding

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staple

a basic or principal item, esp. of food

principal

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maneuver

to direct through a series of movements; to manipulate into a desired position

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ramshackle

about to fall apart of fall down

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internecine

pertaining to conflict within a group; mutually destructive

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hearten

encourage; give strength

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sluggish

lazy; lacking energy

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orchestrate

to arrange so as to achieve a desired effect

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verbiage

excessive wordiness

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pristine

remaining in a pure state

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scoff

to make fun of; to ridicule

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inoculate

to inject something, esp. a medicine, into in order to create immunity

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defame

to attack a person's reputation; to slander

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opaque

not letting in light; unintelligible

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vigorous

energetic; forceful; strong and healthy

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partisan

a strong, often militant, supporter

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mausoleum

a huge tomb

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monarch

one who rules a state, usually for life and by hereditary right

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nadir

the lowest point; the bottom

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bequeath

to pass down to; to hand down, esp. in a will

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resuscitate

to revive, esp. from apparent death or unconsciousness

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fallacy

a false notion, esp. one based on incorrect reasoning

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polemic

a controversial argument, esp. attacking a particular opinion

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hearsay

rumor; gossip

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bellow

to yell very loudly; to shout

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vagrant

a person who wanders from place to place, esp. one who lives on the streets and constitutes a public nuisance

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indigenous

native, occurring naturally

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inert

unable to move or respond; sluggish

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pandemic

general, widespread

a very widespread disease

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nascent

coming into being; being born

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brazen

showing shameless, insolent braveness; made of brass

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harbinger

someone or something that indicates what is to come

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stalwart

firm and resolute; having imposing physical strength

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ledger

a book for keeping financial records

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assiduous

diligent; hard-working; constant

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quarantine

enforced isolation to prevent the spread of disease

to isolate for such purpose

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harrowing

very distressing; painful

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abet

to encourage, assist, or support, usually in wrongdoing

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obscure

lacking light; dim; dark

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immaculate

perfectly clean

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office

a duty or function assigned to someone

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repository

a place where things are kept for safekeeping

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verdant

green

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incite

to provoke and urge on; to encourage to act, esp. in a hostile action

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indisposed

slightly ill; unwilling

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inveterate

established for a long time; habitual

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husband

to use sparingly; to conserve