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100 Most Common SAT Vocabulary

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provocative: Read
a. Syn. annoying
arousing anger or interest; tending to provoke or stimulate

prudent: Read
a. Syn. cautious; careful
cautious; careful in regard to one's own interests

querulous: Read
a. Syn. fretful; whining
habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance

reconciliation: Read
n.
act of reconciling, or state of being reconciled; reconcilement; restoration to harmony; renewal of friendship

renovation: Read
n. Syn. alteration; renewal
improving by renewing and restoring; state of being restored to its former good condition; renewal

resilient: Read
a. Syn. elastic; flexible; rebounding
elastic; having power of springing back or recover readily

reverence: Read
n.
profound respect and esteem with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; act showing respect, especially a bow or curtsy

sagacity: Read
n.
quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness

scrutinize: Read
v.
examine closely and critically

spontaneity: Read
n. Syn. naturalness
naturalness; freedom from constraint; happening or arising without external cause; self-generated

spurious: Read
a. Syn. false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
false; counterfeit; forged; illogical

submissive: Read
a. Syn. yielding; timid
yielding; inclined or ready to submit

substantiate: Read
v. Syn. verify; support
establish by evidence; make firm or solid; support

subtle: Read
a. Syn. slight; delicate
slight; be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind

superficial: Read
a. Syn. trivial
trivial; of little substance; involving a surface only

superfluous: Read
a. Syn. unnecessary; excessive; overabundant
being beyond what is required or sufficient

suppress: Read
v. Syn. overwhelm
put down by force or authority; overwhelm; keep from being revealed

surreptitious: Read
a. Syn. secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently

tenacious: Read
a. Syn. retentive; adhesive
sticking together; stubbornly unyielding; holding together firmly

transient: Read
a. Syn. momentary; temporary; transitory
momentary; temporary; staying for short time

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 Most Common SAT Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
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place of refuge or shelter; protection
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reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented
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make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
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marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate
adversity  Read
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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place of refuge or shelter; protection
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naturalness; freedom from constraint; happening or arising without external cause; self-generated
anonymous  Read
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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wandering from the main path of a journey; diversion
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people
asylum  Read
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one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
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habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
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place of refuge or shelter; protection
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belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary
clairvoyant  Read
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having foresight; fortuneteller
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postpone or delay needlessly; put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness
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constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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naturalness; freedom from constraint; happening or arising without external cause; self-generated
disdain  Read
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repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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momentary; temporary; staying for short time
divergent  Read
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yielding; inclined or ready to submit
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trivial; of little substance; involving a surface only
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false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
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differing; tending to move apart in different directions
emulate  Read
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habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
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sticking together; stubbornly unyielding; holding together firmly
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be a match or counterpart for; eager to equal or excel
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put down by force or authority; overwhelm; keep from being revealed
ephemeral  Read
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
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deserving high respect; impressive by reason of age; profoundly honored
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examine closely and critically
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seeing clearly; relating to, or arising from intuition; automatic, without requiring conscious thought
frugal  Read
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belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary
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sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive
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good fortune; financial success; physical well-being
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examine closely and critically
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a. Syn. friendly
exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome


Spelling Word: amicable
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v. Syn. cooperate
work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort


Spelling Word: collaborate
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a. Syn. harmful
having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous


Spelling Word: deleterious
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n.
wandering from the main path of a journey; diversion


Spelling Word: digression
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a. Syn. modeled; ideal
serving as model; outstanding; typical


Spelling Word: exemplary
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a.
high; lofty; bold; arrogant; overbearing


Spelling Word: haughty
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n.
one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life


Spelling Word: hedonist
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a. Syn. violent; hasty; rash.
marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate


Spelling Word: impetuous
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n. Syn. uprightness; wholeness
quality or condition of being whole or undivided; completeness


Spelling Word: integrity
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n. Syn. rejoicing; jollity
rejoicing; feeling of extreme joy


Spelling Word: jubilation