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Flashcards in Upper Level Vocab (SSAT) Princeton Review Book Deck (17)
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1

Abdicate

To give up or renounce.

2

Abhor

To detest utterly.

3

Adamant

1. To hard to cut, break or pierce.
2. Any unyieldingly hard substance.

4

Adept

Very skilled; expert.

5

Admonish

1. To council, caution, or advise against something.
2. To remind

6

Aggrandize

To make greater in wealth, power, rank, or honor.

7

Ail

1. To cause pain or uneasiness.
2. To be ill.

8

Ambivalent

Having mixed feelings about someone or something.

9

Ameliorate

To make or become better.

10

Austere

1. Severe in manner or appearance.
2. Severely simple; serious. `

11

Banal

Made commonplace.

12

Barrage

An overwhelming quantity or explosion.

13

Bastion

A fortified place.

14

Bemoan

To express with grief over; to regard with regret or disapproval.

15

Bequest

A disposition in a will; a legacy.

16

Blatant

Obvious; offensively noisy or loud.

17

Bombastic

High-sounding; high-flown; high-pitched; inflated.