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Glossary of 2-Selected SAT words from Barron's SAT I prep book

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affront
n. insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect
agent
n. means or instrument; personal representative; person acting in an official capacity
agglomeration
n. collection; heap
aggrandize
v. increase or intensify
aggregate
v. gather; accumulate
alimony
n. payment by a husband to divorced wife (or vice versa)
allay
v. calm; pacify
allocate
v. assign
amalgamate
v. combine; unite into one body
amble
n. moving at an easy pace
ambulatory
adj. able to walk; not bedridden
amenable
adj. readily manageable; willing to be led
amenities
n. convenient features; courtesies
amicable
adj. polite friendly; not quarrelsome
analgesic
adj. causing insensitivity to pain
anathema
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
ancillary
adj. serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary
animus
n. hostile feeling or intent
annuity
n. yearly allowance
antecede
v. precede
antecedents
n. preceding events/circumstances that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
anoint
v. consecrate; rub with oil

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