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Flashcards in SAT Vocabulary List 3 Deck (20):
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Laud

To praise

Extol

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Induce

To cause to happen

Generate, cause

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Abridge

To shorten or condense

Reduce

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Bucolic

Charmingly rural

Rustic

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Belabor

To go over repeatedly to an absurd extent

Pummel; repeat

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Anarchy

Lawlessness; an absence of control

Disorder

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Gullible

Easily deceived

Credulous

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Discrete

Unconnected; separate; distinct

Unrelated

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Discreet

Showing self-restraint

Careful, restrained

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Strident

Shrill, high pitched

Grating

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Soporific

Causing sleep, very boring

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Reiterated

To repeat; to say again

Repeat; review

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Convivial

I'm at fond of parties or social events

Social

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Fabricate

To lie

Embellish, invent (a lie)

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Malleable

Easy to shape or bend

Moldable

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Ludicrous

Absurd, ridiculous

Preposterous, silly

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Nonchalant

Not showing concern or worry

Indifferent

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Pretentious

Making ridiculous claims,boastful

Ostentatious

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Gesticulate

To make gestures, especially when speaking

Motion, gesture

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Conflagration

A huge fire; inferno