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Glossary of SAT Test Prep Lesson 3, 4, 5, 6

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astute
clever; marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
suavely
charmingly; with suavity; in a suave manner; "he is suavely charming and all the ladies love him"
myriad
a large indefinite number; "he faced a myriad of details"
countless: too numerous to be counted; "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"
coquettishly
flirtingly;
in a flirtatious manner; "she smiled coquettishly"
gratuitously
freely;
in an uncalled-for manner; "he insulted us gratuitously"
voracious
famished
devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
diabolical
devilish: showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye"
abominable
dreadful
atrocious: exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
apoplectic
out of control; pertaining to or characteristic of apoplexy; "apoplectic seizure"
palisade
fortress;
wall: surround with a wall in order to fortify
fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
felicity
happiness: state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
indignant
angry
angered at something unjust or wrong; "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"
malignant
malicious
dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)
apprehension
anxiety
fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
assurance
freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
pommelled
stomped
exertions
energetic activity
auspicious
favorable
innate
inherent
felonious
criminal
disposed
inclined
enviable
highly desireable or coveted
orbit
course or path
laborious
tedious
potheosis
idealization or deification
impudent
arrogant
compelled
coerced
apparition
a sudden, strange appearance
discourteous
impolite expression

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