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Glossary of Baron's SAT Word List 1 2

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Adulation
Flattery, Admiration
Adulterate
Make impure by adding inferiour or tainted substances
Advent
Arrival
Adventitious
Accidental, Casual
Adversary
Opponent
Adverse
Unfavorable, Hostile
Adversity
Poverty, Misfortune
Advocacy
Support
Advocate
Urge, Plead for
Aerie
Nest of a large bird of prey
Aesthetic
Artistic
Affable
Easily Approachable, Friendly
Affected
Artificial, Pretended
Affidavit
Written Statement made under oath
Affiliation
Joining, Association with
Affinity
Kinship
Affirmation
Positive Assertion, Confirmation
Affix
Fasten, attach, add on
Affliction
State of distress, cause of suffering
Affluence
Abundance, Wealth
Affront
Insult, Offense, Intentional Act
Aftermath
Consequence
Agenda
Item of Business
Agent
Means or instrument
Agglomeration
Collection, Heap
Aggrandize
Increase or intensify
Aggregrate
Gather, accumulate
Aggressor
Attacker
Aghast
Horrified
Agility
Nimbleness
Agitate
Stir Up, Disturb
Agnostic
One who is skeptical of the existence of God
Agrarian
Pertaining to land or cultivation
Alacrity
Cheerful Promptness
Alchemy
Medieval Chemistry
Alcove
Nook, Recessed Area of a room
Alias
An Asssumed Name
Alienate
Make Hostile, Seperate
Alimentary
Supplying Nourishment
Alimony
Payment by a husband to his divorced wife
Allay
Calm Pacify
Allege
State without proof
Allegiance
Loyalty
Allegory
Story in which Characters are used as symbols
Alleviate
Relieve
Alliteration
Repetition of beginning sound in poetry
Allocate
Assign
Alloy
A mixture of metals, mix, make less pure
Allude
Refer indirectly
Allure
Entice, Attract
Allusion
Indirect Refence
Aloft
Upward
Aloof
Shy, Reserved
Altercation
Noisy Quarrel, Heated Dispute
Altruistic
Unselfishly Generous
Amalgamate
Combine, Unite in one body
Amass
Collect
Ambidextrous
Capable of using either hand with ease
Anbience
Environment
Ambiguous
Unclear
Ambivalence
the state of having conflicting emotional attitudes
Amble
mOVING AT EASY PACE
Ambulatory
Able to walk
Ameliorate
Improve
Amenable
Readily Managed, Willing to be led
Amend
Correct, Change

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