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Glossary of SAT 1 - 2

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immutable
unchanging; permanent
credulous
believing; gullible
coalesce
to come together; to merge; to join
lax
careless; not diligent; relaxed
ambivalent
undecided
innate
inborn; inherited
sycophant
a servile, self seeking flatterer
esoteric
understood only by a select few
levity
flippancy; humor
caustic
burning; uncomplimentary
scrupulous
careful; diligent; moral
respite
a rest; a pause; a break
hedonistic
pleasure-seeking; indulgent
idiom
a peculiar, untranslatable expression
brevity
breifness
amity
friendship
lethargic
tired; languid
bastion
stronghold; fortress
fortuitous
accidental; happening by chance
assuage
to soothe
torpid
sluggish; lethargic
supercilious
haughty; arrogant
verbose
wordy; overly talkative
pedestrian
common; ordinary
contrite
deeply apologetic
parsimony
stinginess
blithe
free-spirited
dearth
a lack
irascible
irritable
sacchrarin
sickly sweet; falsely sweet
tenacious
tought; hard to defeat
drone
to talk on and on
emulate
to compy somehting admired; to imitate
paucity
scarity; lack
innocuous
harmless
meander
to wander slowly
diffidence
shyness
auspicious
favorable; looking up
desecrate
to profane a holy place
cryptic
mysterious; puzzling; enigmatic

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