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Flashcards in SSAT Practice Test Upper Level 4 Deck (39):
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Monotonous

Without variety

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Dwindle

To shrink

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Gratify

To please

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Futile

Useless

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Reverberation

Resonance

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Alcove

Recess

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Feudal

Medieval

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Whet

To sharpen

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Trivia

Trifles

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Douse

Drench

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Impromptu

Improvised

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Propel

To advance; to drive

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Charlatan

A fraud

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Nominal

In name only

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Depiction

Portrayal

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Dilettante

Dabbler

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Obsequious

Being a suck up

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Rial

A silver coin of Iran.

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Vermin

Disgusting to animals collectively; an obnoxious person.

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Farce

A light, humorous play; foolish show

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Ode

A poem intended to be sung

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Animosity

A feeling of strong dislike

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Unseat

To move from political office by an elective process

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Depose

To testify or affirm under oath; to remove from office or position

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Aloof

Indifferent; apart

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Unscrupulous

Unprincipled

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Arid

Being without moisture; lacking interest

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Fallow

Not in use; inactive

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Vacillate

To sway unsteadily; be indecisive

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Rapacious

Inordinately greedy; predatory

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Malicious

Spiteful

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Baneful

Destructive; deadly; poisonous

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Cloven

Split; divided

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Heterogenous

Having a foreign origin; diverse in character

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Discordant

Harsh; disagreeing

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Eclectic

Choosing from various sources

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Counterpoint

A melody composed to be combined with another melody

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Effect (v.)

To bring about

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Affect (n.)

An artificial act or gesture