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Glossary of SAT 2

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rotund
round
lethargic
tired, without energy
postulate
hypothesize, propose
alacrity
eagerness, entusiasm
deliberate
to think over deeply
alchemy
medieval chemistry; attempt to change base metal into gold
tractable
obedient, dutiful, polite
potable
suitable for drinking
tranquil
peaceful
robust
strong, healthy, tough
euphemism
a polite phrase to say something unpleasant
olfactory
concerned with the sense of smell
hypocritical
insincere; saying one thing but doing another
burgeon
grow, flourish
euphony
pleasant sounds
iconoclast
person who opposes orthodoxy
levity
flippancy, joking about serious matters
deleterious
harmful
ogle
stare at, observe in an obvious manner
burnish
polish

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