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Flashcards in SAT Word List 6 Deck (20):
1

Acrid

Bitterly pungent: stinging, soothing

2

Acrophobia

Fear of heights

3

Boorish

Unmannered: insensitive, sensual

4

Bourgeois

Pertaining to the middle class: basic, unusual

5

Cynical

Bitterly distrustful: mocking, believing

6

Debility

Weakened state: exhaustion, ability

7

Epistle

Formal letter: communication, speech

8

Epistolary

Contained in letters: communication via writing, speaking

9

Heresy

Unpopular opinion: disbelief, orthodox

10

Hiatus

Break/interruption: discontinuity, continuation

11

Lance

Long wooden shaft: pierce, mend

12

Languid

Slack/slow: dopey, alert

13

Obscure

Conceal: camouflage, unconvered

14

Obscured

Not clear: ambiguous, apparent

15

Poignant

Keen/strong in mental appeal: impressive, unaffecting

16

Poised

Composed/self-assured: certain, doubtful

17

Respite

Relieve temporarily: delay, continue

18

Resplendent

Shining brilliantly: gleaming, dull

19

Terse

Effectively concise: cryptic, lengthy

20

Therapeutic

Curing of disease: healing, damaging