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Lesson 1 - 4

SAT Prep

SAT WordDefinition
Concise Brief and to the point. (Succinct, Terse)
Laconic Disposed to using few words. (Taciturn, Reticent)
Succinct Spoken or written in a clear and precise manner. (Concise, Terse)
Brusque Rudely abrupt. (Curt, Abrupt)
Abridge To shorten a written text. (Abbreviate, Curtail, Prune, Synopsize)
Brevity Quality of succinct expression. (Conciseness, Pithiness, Succinctness)
Judicious Showing sound judgment; prudent. (Wise, Sagacious, Prudent)
Adjudicate To hear and judge a case. (Judge, Arbitrate)
Astute Shrewd; keen. (Incisive, Shrewd, Canny, Perspicacious)
Scrutinize To examine carefully. (Analyze Peruse, Probe, Inspect)
Perjure To lie under oath.
Prudent Using good judgment. (Judicious, Sensible, Politic, Shrewd)
Eloquent Well spoken. (Articulate, Expressive, Fluent)
Loquacious Very talkative (Garrulous, Voluble, Expansive)
Circumlocution Evasive speech; talking around the subject. (Evasion)
Colloquial Conversational; using everyday language.
Grandiloquent Speaking in a pompous manner. (Florid)
Elocution Expressive delivery of public speech. (Enunciation)
Benefactor One who supports or helps another. (Philanthropist)
Benign Harmless (Innocuous, Kindly)
Benevolent Kind; considerate. (Altruistic, Munificent, Gracious)
Benediction An expression of good wishes. (Blessing)
Euphemism The substitution of an inoffensive term for an offensive one.
Eulogy A praising tribute. (Accolade, Panegyric)
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