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Glossary of Cracking the SAT words with common roots

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receptive
Capable of receiving.
Ready or willing to receive favorably
Of or relating to the skills of listening and reading.
incipient
Beginning to exist or appear
percipient
Having the power of perceiving, especially perceiving keenly and readily.
anticipate
Foresee
Deal with or use in advance
Pay a debt before it is due
susceptible
Easily influenced or affected
Likely to be affected
Especially sensitive; highly impressionable.
Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing
conception
The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions.
Something conceived in the mind; a concept, plan, design, idea, or thought.
conceit
A favorable and especially excessively high opinion of one's own abilities or worth.
An ingenious or witty turn of phrase or thought.
A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
A poem or passage consisting of such an image.
The result of intellectual activity; a thought or an opinion.
A fanciful thought or idea.
A fancy article; a knickknack.
An extravagant, fanciful, and elaborate construction or structure
exceptionable
Open or liable to objection or debate; objectionable or debatable.
emancipate
liberate, release a child from control of parents or a guardian
precept
A rule or principle prescribing a particular course of action or conduct.
An authorized direction or order; a writ.
congenial
Having the same tastes, habits, or temperament; sympathetic
friendly and sociable
agreeable

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