Glossary of SAT Vocab 5 2
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- to sink; to scrap or discards
- containing or based on faulty reasoning, misleading
- a wrongdoer
- a model, way of looking at things
- malinger (v.)
- to deliberately avoid work
- (n) tendency towards
- a trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have, fraud
- not delibreate, unconscious
- wary of, cautious about
reluctant to give
Ex) a person chary of compliments
- slow, falling behind in one's work
- wasteful, extravagant
- to isolate
- to scold, tell off, reprimand
- outdated, prehistoric, old-fashioned
- overly particular, finicky
Ex) Fastidious workmanship
- habitual laziness, sloth
Ex)The deadly sin of indolence
- fortunate coincidence, unsought discovery
- deception by trickery, subterfuge
Ex)Using skilfuly chicanery, the student was able to conceal the fact that she had cheated.
Ex) The game's upshot was not determined until the last second.
- putting human beings at the center of one's philosophy
Ex) Big Business preaches a form of anthropocentrism that has no regard for our natural surroundings.
- changeable, unstable
- sophisticated, suave
- easily angered
Ex) The scientist was fecund in the bedroom and fecund in the library.
- admirably suited, apt
- cannot be expressed in words
Ex) My feelings toward you are ineffable; not even Shakespeare would be able to express them verbally.
- person who believes in strict discipline
- member of the working class
- of doubtful origin
- to deflect or ward off; to avoid
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