English Vocabulary Flash Cards: SAT Vocabulary Power (7-69)

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abhorrence
  • hateful
  • the act of detesting extremely
  • very repugnant
ntarctic
  • pertaining to the south pole or the regions near it
  • in the game of poker, to put up a stake before the cards are dealt
auditory
  • of or pertaining to hearing or the organs or sense of hearing
  • to make bigger
bomb
  • a hollow projectile containing an explosive material
  • to assail with any missile or with abusive speech
cessation
  • discontinuance, as of action or motion
  • surrender, as of possessions or rights
conductible
  • capable of being conducted or transmitted
  • a means for conducting something, particularly a tube, pipe, or passageway for a fluid
cosmic
  • pertaining to the universe
  • a doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe
delude
  • to mislead the mind or judgment of
  • to overwhelm with a flood of water
disconsolate
  • grief-stricken
  • interruption or intermission
eccentricity
  • idiosyncrasy
  • the obstruction of a heavenly body by its entering into the shadow of another body
epoch
  • a interval of time, memorable for extraordinary events
  • a species of lyric poems
facetious
  • amusing
  • pertaining to the face
frequency
  • the comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space
  • the art of painting on a surface of plaster, particularly on walls and ceilings
halcyon
  • calm
  • of sound and vigorous health
immovable
  • exempt, as from disease
  • steadfast
impetuous
  • impulsive
  • any impulse or incentive
impulsion
  • impetus
  • unpremeditated
irritant
  • a mechanical, chemical, or pathological agent of inflammation, pain, or tension
  • to excite ill temper or impatience in
meretricious
  • alluring by false or gaudy show
  • to hypnotize
nuptial
  • of or pertaining to marriage, especially to the marriage ceremony
  • the process of fostering or promoting growth
palatial
  • magnificent
  • the branch of biology that treats of ancient life and fossil organisms
perfumery
  • the preparation of perfumes
  • half-hearted
philanthropy
  • active humanitarianism
  • the study and collection of stamps
proclamation
  • any announcement made in a public manner
  • to put off till tomorrow or till a future time
queue
  • a file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance
  • an utterly trivial distinction or objection
reclaim
  • to demand or to obtain the return or restoration of
  • to cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position
rein
  • a step attached to the bit for controlling a horse or other draft-animal
  • to restore to a former state, station, or authority
remunerate
  • compensation
  • to pay or pay for
stimulant
  • anything that rouses to activity or to quickened action
  • to rouse to activity or to quickened action
temporal
  • pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life
  • lasting for a short time only
upturn
  • to throw into confusion
  • of, or pertaining to, or like a city