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Glossary of SAT Class Vocab 6

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Arbiter
A judge, one who makes decisions
Arboreal
Pertaining to trees
Avarice
Greed
Awry
Off of the proper route or direction
Artifice
Trickery
Borough
Incorporated village or town
Brandish
Wave triumphantly or menacingly
Brethren
Members of a brotherhood, society, or association
Brusque
Somewhat rough or rude in manner or speech
Bumptious
Pushy, aggressively self assertive
Cabal
Group of conspirators
Cajole
To persuade through flattery
Capacious
Roomy
Carrion
Carcass
Chasten
To correct by punishment
Clandestine
Secret
Circumnavigate
To sail around
Collusion
Secret agreement for wrongful purposes
Complicity
partnership in wrong-doing
Condolence
Expression of sympathy
Cynosure
An object of interest, something that guides
Delectable
Pleasant to senses, especially taste
Demagogue
A tyrant
Denouement
Part of story after climax/ending
Dogma
A statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority
Elegy
A lyrical poem lamenting the dead
Exigent
Urgent
Extant
Existing
Flux
Constant movement of an object
Fortnight
Two weeks
Granular
Composed of small grains or pieces
Gyrate
To revolve
Impute
To attribute
Lingo
Language
Lucrative
Highly Profitable
Nimble
Agile, light quick in motion
Nuance
Small differences
Pandemic
Affecting many people and large areas
Patricide
Murder of one's father
Perjure
to swear falsely to
Pernicious
Harmful
Plebian
Common
Rectify
To correct
Saline
Consisting of salt
Seethe
To be violently excited
Somnolent
Sleepy
Suffrage
Right to vote
Taciturn
Disinclined to conversation; quiet
Vestige
A visible trace, mark, or impression, of something absent, lost, or gone

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