English Vocabulary Flash Cards: SAT Vocabulary Power (6-59)

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abrupt
  • beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break
  • a Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body
nglophobia
  • hatred or dread of England or of what is English
  • the entire English race wherever found, as in Europe, the United States, or India
assonant
  • having resemblance of sound
  • to accord in sound, especially vowel sound
birthright
  • a privilege or possession into which one is born
  • acridity, as to the taste
catastrophe
  • any great and sudden misfortune or calamity
  • the negative pole or electrode of a galvanic battery
concede
  • to surrender
  • self-flattering opinion
coronation
  • the act or ceremony of crowning a monarch
  • inferior crown denoting, according to its form, various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign
defraud
  • to deprive of something dishonestly
  • to make payment for
disappear
  • to cease to exist, either actually or for the time being
  • to fail to fulfill the expectation, hope, wish, or desire of
drudgery
  • doubtful
  • hard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation
entreaty
  • an earnest request
  • the act of entering
extinguish
  • to render extinct
  • to praise in the highest terms
forswear
  • to renounce upon oath
  • a strong point
guess
  • surmise
  • duplicity
imaginary
  • fancied
  • to drink or take in
innovate
  • insinuation
  • to introduce or strive to introduce new things
intestacy
  • the condition resulting from one's dying not having made a valid will
  • not having made a valid will
later
  • at a subsequent time
  • directed toward the side
latish
  • rather late
  • openwork of metal or wood, formed by crossing or interlacing strips or bars
legging
  • a covering for the leg
  • that may be read with ease
militia
  • those citizens, collectively, who are enrolled and drilled in temporary military organizations
  • the galaxy
nonchalance
  • a state of mind indicating lack of interest
  • one attached to the army or navy, but having duties other than that of fighting
occlude
  • to absorb, as a gas by a metal
  • existing but not immediately perceptible
referee
  • an umpire
  • a place where some crude material, as sugar or petroleum, is purified
selective
  • having the power of choice
  • rational self-esteem
semiconscious
  • partially conscious
  • recurring at intervals of six months
sergeant
  • a non-commissioned military officer ranking next above a corporal
  • an executive officer in legislative bodies who enforces the orders of the presiding officer
serviceable
  • durable
  • slavery
stagnation
  • the condition of not flowing or not changing
  • having a theatrical manner