English Vocabulary Flash Cards: SAT Vocabulary Power (7-68)

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abidance
  • an abiding
  • sunk to a low condition
anonymous
  • of unknown authorship
  • mutual opposition or resistance of counteracting forces, principles, or persons
audible
  • loud enough to be heard
  • the act or sensation of hearing
boll
  • a round pod or seed-capsule, as a flax or cotton
  • to support, as something wrong
ceremonial
  • characterized by outward form or ceremony
  • observant of ritual
conduce
  • to bring about
  • contributing to an end
corruption
  • loss of purity or integrity
  • pertaining to the art of beautifying, especially the complexion
deliquesce
  • to dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air
  • raving
discomfort
  • the state of being positively uncomfortable
  • to undo or dissolve the connection or association of
ebullient
  • peculiar
  • showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling
epitome
  • a simplified representation
  • prevailing among animals
fabulous
  • incredible
  • one of the small triangular plane surfaces of a diamond or other gem
freethinker
  • one who rejects authority or inspiration in religion
  • commerce unrestricted by tariff or customs
hackney
  • to make stale or trite by repetition
  • worn and gaunt in appearance
immoral
  • habitually engaged in licentious or lewd practices
  • to cause to last or to be known or remembered throughout a great or indefinite length of time
incentive
  • that which moves the mind or inflames the passions
  • the beginning
joggle
  • a sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake
  • to keep a diary
laud
  • to praise in words or song
  • praiseworthy
manifesto
  • a public declaration, making announcement, explanation or defense of intentions, or motives
  • like a man
moribund
  • gloomy
  • on the point of dying
original
  • not copied nor produced by imitation
  • to cause or constitute the beginning or first stage of the existence of
outreach
  • to reach or go beyond
  • to ride faster than
personality
  • the attributes, taken collectively, that make up the character and nature of an individual
  • the force of persons collectively employed in some service
planisphere
  • a polar projection of the heavens on a chart
  • the property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed
preeminence
  • special eminence
  • to secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land
quadrate
  • to divide into quarters
  • to multiply by four
sedate
  • even-tempered
  • involving or requiring much sitting
socialism
  • a theory of civil polity that aims to secure the reconstruction of society
  • one who advocates reconstruction of society by collective ownership of land and capital
vociferance
  • the quality of making a clamor
  • to utter with a loud and vehement voice
witless
  • foolish, indiscreet, or silly
  • a person who has little understanding