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SAT Lesson 59

Terms

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inexorable
relentless, cannot be persuaded to change one's course of action
peal
a loud ringing (usually of bells)
strife
vigorous or bitter conflict, discord, or antagonism
diorama
a three-dimensional miniature scene with painted model figures
shrill
high-pitched or piercing (sound)
icon
a picture, image, or other representation
noncombatant
civilian, one not engaged in combat
metaphysical
highly abstract or abstruse; relating to what is conceived as transcendent
phalanx
a close arrangement of people or things
itinerary
proposed route of a journey
upshot
outcome, final result
catacomb
an underground tunnel or area with holes for graves
rout
to gouge out or to make a furrow in; to expel by force
voluptuous
pleasurable to the senses, sensuous
forte
a strong point of a person; that in which one excels
pneumatic
pertaining to air or gas
failing (noun)
a fault or defect
lineage
line of descent or tradition
ambience
a surrounding or pervading atmosphere
consecrate
to dedicate or to declare sacred
awry
with a turn or twist to one side; away from the expected direction
exhume
to dig something buried out of the earth; to revive after neglect
demarcation
a setting or marking of a boundary
propinquity
nearness; kinship
remit
to send or to transmit (usually money)

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