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Glossary of Hot Words For The SAT *For Session-4*

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baneful
causing ruin; harmful; pernicious
deleterious
harmful to one's health or overall welfare; pernicious
detrimental
harmful
devious
dishonest or deceptive
iniquitous
showing a lack of fairnesss; wicked; vicious
malicious
intending to hurt or harm another; spiteful
nefarious
very mean and wicked
odious
loathsome; evil; revolting in a disgusting way
ominous
pertaining to an evil omen; foreboding
pernicious
very destructive or harmful, usually in an inconspicuous and relentless way
rancorous
deeply hateful or spiteful; malicious
virulent
extremely poisonpus; deadly; full of spiteful hatred
berate
rebuke or scold in a harsh tone
carp
to find fault; to be critical
castigate
to scold or punish severely
censure
to criticize strongly
chastise
to punish or scold harshly
deprecate
to show mild disapproval
deride
to ridicule or make fun of; to scoff at
impugn
to oppose or attack someone or something as false or refutable
rebuff
to snub; to bluntly refuse
rebuke
to reprimand or scold sharply
reprove
to speak to in a disapproving manner; to scold
upbraid
to chide; to scold bitterly
aloof
uninterested; showing no concern; emotionally removed or distant
apathetic
indifferent; showing no care; interest, or concern; lacking emotion
detached
aloof; indiffernt
impassive
lacking emotion or drive
indifferent
apathetic; showing little or no concern or care
listless
lacking interest in something, usually because of illness, fatigue, or general sadness; spiritless
nonchalant
casual and indifferent; not showing any great concern or worry about anything
phlegmatic
hard to get excited or emotional; calm, slow-moving
remote
emotionally distane and disinterested; aloof; uninvolved; distant, far away
stolid
lacking emotion or not showing any emotion; stoical
indolent
lazy; not wanting to do any work
languor
a weak or lifeless feeling
lassitude
a tired feeling, usually resulting from depression or too much work
lethargic
having little or no energy
sedentary
having to do with sitting around a lot
slugglish
slow and lazy
soporific
sleep-inducing; sleey
stagnant
lacking movement or energy
torpid
lacking energy; relating to inactivity; feeling sluggish

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