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P/SAT Lesson 7

Lesson 7 by AP Strategies Vocab

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abhor to regard with extreme repugnance; to detest utterly; to loathe
accolade praise; an award
ascetic one who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent of luxury
bequeath to hand down, to give or to leave in a will
charlatan one who claims to know something that he does not; a quack
conflagration a large fire
dearth a lack, a scarcity
diffidence shyness, reserve, unassertiveness
effervescent showing high spirits
ethereal heavenly, unusually delicate, light, lacking material substance, intangible
expunge to remove, to erase
guile deceitfulness, duplicity
implausible not believable
incongruity nonconformity, disagreement, incompatibility
insularity qualities of an island; narrow-mindedness of opinion
morose being sullen or gloomy
placate to appease or to pacify by making concessions
poignant piercing, incisive, and keen
provincial lacking sophistication, narrow-minded
reiterate to repeat
spontaneous having no external cause, acting on impulse
synthesis combining parts into a whole
toxic poisonous
vigilant very alert, watchful
voluble ability to use words easily, fluent and glib
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