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Glossary of SAT vocab 2

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byway
back road
bellow
to roar, shout
burnish
to polish, make smooth and bright
bonanza
extremely large amount
burly
brawny, husky
blanch
take the color out
bursar
treasurer
bisect
to cut into 2 parts
butt
person or thing that is object of ridicule
blatant
glaring, obvious
blithe
joyful,cheerful
burgeon
to flourish
blight
to destroy
bulwark
defense wall;anything serving as defense
buffet
to toss about
brigand
bandit, outlaw
billet
board and lodging for troops
behemoth
huge creature
brusque
rough and abrupt in manner
bane
something causing death
ban
to forbid
belie
to misrepresent
blandish
to coax w/ flattery
ballad
folk song, narrative poem
banter
playful conversation
bilateral
2 sided
biped
2-footed animal
betoken
to indicate, signify, give evidence of
bemuse
to confuse;plunge deep into thought
bonhomie
good-natured geniality
bellicose
warlike, aggressive
becloud
to confuse; darken with clouds
benighted
unenlightened
bludgeon
to hit as w/a shortt, heavy club
becalm
to make calm or still
boon
blessing
belfry
bell tower, room in which a bell is hung
bilk
to cheat
brazen
bold, shameless,
beleaguer
to harass
biblioophile
book lover
bastion
fortification, stronghold
broach
to mention or suggest for the first time
belabor
to insist releatedly
breach
act of breaking
bestow
to give as a gift
benchmark
standard of measure
balm
soothing, healing influence
bay
to bark
baleful
harmful, with evil intentions
bevy
group
balk
to refuse, shirk; prevent
beseech
to beg, plead
bestial
beastly, animal-like

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