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SAT VOCAB

Terms

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affinity
a natural attraction
antagonistic
opposed, unfriendly
asset
valuable thing
abundance
a large amount, great supply
abject
miserable, wretched
attire
clothes dress apparel
antediluvian
before the biblical food
ambitious
eager to succeed
austere
stern or sever
adorn
to decorate or make beautiful
apocryphal
probably not true
arcane
understood or known only by a few
adversary
a person who fights against
assuage
make less sever, or intense
allusion
slight mention or indirect reference
authenticate
establish the truth
apt
having natural tendency
admonish
to warn, caution, scold, or criticize gently
animation
the state of being alive
aristocracy
the ruling class
ardent
burning
adjacent
close, lying near but not necessarily in contact with
annotated
accompanied by explanatory or critical notes
aspiration
strong desire
alleged
declared or assumed to be true but not proven
adversity
hardship
apathetic
lacking interest or concern
adept
very skillful, expert
affront
an international offense or insult
anonymous
by or from a person unnamed or unidentified
accord
agreement, harmony, concord
adage
an old saying
altercation
angry loud dispute
amorphous
lacking definite form or shape
acute
sharp intense (SAT synonym: Keen)
artisan
worker trained or skilled in a trafe
accomplice
someone who knowingly aids another in commiting a crime
arable
suitable for plowing
aesthetic
of or pert to beauty
assess
to determine the value
affable
easy to talk to
animated
lively
abridge
to make shorter, reduce, compress
allot
to distribute or assign a share or portion
artifact
object produced by human work or apt
appraise
to inform, notify
appalling
causing dismay
abhor
to regard with hatred or disgust
analysis
close examination
augment
to increase
avid
enthutiastic
alacrity
eager willingness and promptness
adjunct
something separate and less important that is added to a main thing
amalgam
a mixture or combination
assidous
showing careful, constant attention
accordance
in agreement
astute
very smart
adamant
stubborn, unyielding
ascetic
holding back from pleasures or comforts
arduous
very hard, difficult
abundant
in great supply, plentiful (SAT synonym: copious)
auspicious
showing signs of future success
acquiesce
to give in or agree without protest of complaint
attribute
to put forward as the source
archive
records, documents
abstract
not thought of as an object or real thing or in connection with any specific example
accost
to approach and speak to
attest
state that something is true
advocate
person who speaks or writes in support for another person
adroit
skillful or clever
acrid
harsh burning or biting to the taste or smell
absurd
unreasonable
abate
to reduce or become less in value amount or intensity
allude
to refer to indirectly
amenable
willing to yield or cooperate
aloof
distant or removed
allienate
to make unfriendly or hostile
avaricious
greedy for wealth or possessions
affluent
wealthy (SAT synonym: prosperous)
articulate
abble to express oneself clearly
adverse
unfavorable
alchemical
to an early form of chemistry
allegory
a story or play with symbolic meaning
alluring
highly attractive
arrogant
acting superior
acquisitive
eager to acquire own things
assent
agreement
anthology
collection of selected writings
aspiring
having great ambition
audible
able to be heard
allure
the power of fascination or attraction
ambiguous
unclear, indefinite, uncertain
authoritative
commanding, giving orders
array
large and impressive display or number
animosity
hatred, bitterness
ambivalent
simultaneously having opposite or conflicting feelings
amiable
friendly, good-natured
arbitrary
based only on one's own will or feelings
authenticity
condition of being true
archaic
of an earlier period
abstemious
eating and drinking sparingly or in moderation
abstruse
very hard to understand
anecdote
short entertainnig, often humorous story
ascertain
to find out
altruistic
unselfishly concerned with or interested with the welfare of others
autonomy
independence
antiquated
old-fashioned
assailant
an attacker
audacious
daring, bold
anthithetical
directly opposite
antagonism
active opposition

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