Glossary of SAT Outside Vocab
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- Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief
- Lacking quickness of perception or intellect.
- Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull
- An opponent; an enemy
- Being in compliance with the law; lawful
- Having no useful result
- Arousing fear, dread, or alarm: the formidable prospect of major surgery.
Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder: “Though a true hero, he was also a thoroughgoing bureaucrat and politician, a formidable combination” (Mario Puzo).
Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat: a formidable challenge; a formidable opponent.
- Serving to improve or advance; helpful
- To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in
- Uniformity or lack of variation in pitch, intonation, or inflection
- Brief and to the point
- Loud, harsh, grating, or shrill; discordant
- Lacking qualities that excite, stimulate, or interest; dull.
- Making, given to, or marked by noisy and vehement outcry
- To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand
- Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
- Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner
- Using, containing, or marked by harshly abusive censure
- An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
- A mark or quality, as of distinction, individuality, or authenticity
- faux pas
- A social blunder
- Full of health and strength; vigorous.
Powerfully built; sturdy. See Synonyms at healthy.
Requiring or suited to physical strength or endurance: robust labor.
Rough or crude; boisterous: a robust tale
- Marked by, exercising, or showing prudence and wise self-restraint in speech and behavior; circumspect.
Free from ostentation or pretension; modest
- Lacking discretion; injudicious: an indiscreet remark
- Lacking or showing a lack of judgment or discretion; unwise
- Lacking grace or ease of movement or form; clumsy
- vagary - An extravagant or erratic notion or action
- unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god [syn: impiousness
- Excessive love or admiration of oneself.
- Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior
- Having a slanting or sloping direction, course, or position; inclined
- To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of
- To allay(relieve) the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease
- Having or producing sound.
Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
2.Impressive in style of speech: a sonorous oration
- Intended for or understood by only a particular group: an esoteric cult
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