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Flashcards in SAT Vocabulary 8 Deck (20):
1

avenge

(v.)
to seek revenge

2

aversion

(n.)
a particular dislike for something

3

balk

(v.)
to stop, block abruptly

4

ballad

(n.)
a love song

5

banal

(adj.)
dull, commonplace

6

bane

(n.)
a burden

7

bard

(n.)
a poet, often a singer as well

8

bashful

(adj.)
shy, excessively timid

9

battery

1.(n.)
a device that supplies power
2. (n.)
assault, beating

10

beguile

(v.)
to trick, deceive

11

behemoth

(n.)
something of tremendous power or size

12

benevolent

(adj.)
marked by goodness or doing good

13

benign

(adj.)
favorable, not threatening, mild

14

bequeath

(v.)
to pass on, give

15

berate

(v.)
to scold vehemently

16

bereft

(adj.)
devoid of, without

17

beseech

(v.)
to beg, plead, implore

18

bias

(n.)
a tendency, inclination, prejudice

19

bilk

(v.)
cheat, defraud

20

blandish

(v.)
to coax by using flattery