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SAT Vocab (List 9)

Terms

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meager
deficient in quantity or quality; lacking fullness; having little flesh; lean; thin
infer
to draw a conclusion, as by reasoning
soothsayer
One who claims to be able to foretell events or predict the future
solace
comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble
vehement
Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion
protagonist
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work
disdain
to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; to think unworthy of notice
arable
capable of producing crops; suitable for farming
flagrant
shockingly noticeable or evident; obvious
patronize
To support or sponsor; To go to as a customer, especially on a regular basis
clandestine
Kept or done in secret, often in order to conceal an illicit or improper purpose
proscribe
to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit; to exile
circumvent
To surround (an enemy); To go around; bypass
discrepancy
A disagreement, as between facts or claims
vapid
Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull
flippant
frivolously disrespectful, shallow, or lacking in seriousness
inexpedient
Not expedient; inadvisable
menagerie
a collection of wild or unusual animals
archaic
marked by the characteristics of an earlier period; antiquated; no longer current
partisan
an adherent or supporter of a person; A weapon having a blade with lateral projections mounted on the end of a long shaft

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