English Vocabulary Flash Cards: SAT Vocabulary Power (7-65)

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abnormal
  • not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard
  • very hateful
annihilate
  • to destroy absolutely
  • to make explanatory or critical notes on or upon
atrocity
  • great cruelty or reckless wickedness
  • a subordinate member of a diplomatic embassy
boatswain
  • a subordinate officer of a vessel, who has general charge of the rigging, anchors, etc
  • a women's ornamental corset-shaped laced waist
census
  • an official numbering of the people of a country or district
  • pertaining to a hundred years or a period of a hundred years
concurrent
  • occurring or acting together
  • a violent shock to some organ by a fall or a sudden blow
corroborate
  • confirmation
  • to strengthen, as proof or conviction
dejection
  • melancholy
  • delightful to the taste or to the senses
disciple
  • one who believes the teaching of another, or who adopts and follows some doctrine
  • having the nature of systematic training or subjection to authority
dutiful
  • obedient
  • to diminish or become less
epigram
  • a pithy phrasing of a shrewd observation
  • the close of a narrative or dramatic poem
extremity
  • disentangle
  • the utmost point, side, or border, or that farthest removed from a mean position
frantic
  • frenzied
  • brotherly
gyrate
  • to revolve
  • an instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation
immersion
  • the act of plunging or dipping entirely under water or another fluid
  • a foreigner who enters a country to settle there
impersonate
  • to appear or act in the character of
  • unyielding
implicate
  • implied
  • to show or prove to be involved in or concerned
inwardly
  • with no outward manifestation
  • a small or insignificant mark or part
levity
  • frivolity
  • to impose and collect by force or threat of force
artian
  • pertaining to Mars, either the Roman god of war or the planet
  • submission to death or persecution for the sake of faith or principle
mediate
  • to effect by negotiating as an agent between parties
  • a substance possessing or reputed to possess curative or remedial properties
misunderstand
  • to Take in a wrong sense
  • to maltreat
nauseous
  • loathsome
  • pertaining to ships, seamen, or navigation
paroxysm
  • a sudden outburst of any kind of activity
  • the murder of a parent
participate
  • to receive or have a part or share of
  • that which separates anything into distinct parts
perjure
  • to swear falsely to
  • a solemn assertion of a falsity
polyhedron
  • a solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four
  • having several syllables, especially more than three syllables
protection
  • preservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil
  • sheltering
quiet
  • making no noise
  • a silencing, suppressing, or ending
ready
  • in a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion
  • the principle and practice of depicting persons and scenes as they are believed really to exist
robust
  • characterized by great strength or power of endurance
  • a musical composition during which the first part or subject is repeated several times
salience
  • the condition of standing out distinctly
  • standing out prominently
sinister
  • evil
  • the quality of curving in and out
sisterhood
  • a body of sisters united by some bond of sympathy or by a religious vow
  • one who doubts any statements
syneresis
  • the coalescence of two vowels or syllables, as e'er for ever
  • an ecclesiastical council
tenant
  • an occupant
  • direction or inclination, as toward some objector end
tortuous
  • abounding in irregular bends or turns
  • marked by extreme suffering
treasonable
  • of the nature of betrayal, treachery, or breech of allegiance
  • an elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts
treble
  • multiplied by three
  • triply
vegetation
  • plant-life in the aggregate
  • pertaining to the process of plant-life