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Glossary of SAT I Vocabulary 2

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Amicable
peaceable; friendly
arid
lacking moisture, very dry
canonical
authorized; recognized; offically approved
congenital
existing at birth but not hereditary
cynic
a person who belives all people are motivated by selfishness
devitalize
to weaken; exhaust; to kill; to make lifeless
elucidate
to make clear; explain
emollient
soothing and softening, especially to the skin
endemic
prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality or people
ethereal
light and insubstantial; highly refined; delicate; heavenly
ethical
standards of right or wrong; moral judgement
euthanasia
the action of unducing painless death; mercy killing
exhilarate
elate; to cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; invigorate
ignominious
shameful; dishonorable; disgraceful
indigenous
natice; born in a country or region
indolent
lazy
moribund
dying; coming to an end; being terminated
pathological
the scientific and medical study of the nature of disease
pecuniary
consisting of or pertaining to money
pernicious
very destructive
phlegmatic
having or suggesting a sluggish temperament; unemotional
plenitude
abundance
predatory
marked by plunder; selfishly exploiting others
proletariat
the working class
pergative
a strong laxative; something that cleanses
refute
to prove to be false; to deny the accuracy or truth of
satiate
to satisfy completely
seditious
stirring up discontent; resistance; or rebllion aganist

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