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Glossary of English - SAT Words (4th Quarter)

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Redundant
being more than is required; excess; unnecessarily wordy
regress
to go back; move backward; return
remiss
slack or careless in matters requiring attention; negligent
reject
to refuse to accept, recognize, or believe; to cast away as worthless; to discard
retract
to take back or disavow an assertion or admission; to draw back or in, as the claws of a cat
recluse
a person who livs apart from the world for religious reasons; one who lives a solitary life
redoubtable
formidable; that is to be dreaded; terrible; fearsome
reprieve
to suspend temporarily from penalties; to relieve for a time from suffering, danger, or trouble
repudiate
to refuse to have anything to do with; to cast off publicly; to disown; to refuse to accept or acknoledge (move back from); to disavow
resurgence
rising again; reviving
(re=again, surge=to increase suddenly)
clandestine
secret, hidden, generally implying craft or deception
covert
covered; private, concealed; disguised
furtive
done in a sly, secret manner
stealthy
acting in a secret manner
surrepititious
done secretly or w/o proper authority
resilient
springing back to a former shape, position, or state
renovate
to make as good as new; repair; refresh
resistance
any force tending to hinder motion; the act of striving against; offering opposition
refute
to prove the incorrectness of a statemnt; to prove a person to be in error
regenerate
to produce or to form anew; be reproduced; recreate; to spiritually renew

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