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SAT Vocab

SAT Vocab stack 1

abhor hate
bigot narrow-minded and prejudiced person
counterfeit fake or false
enfranchise to give voting rights
kindle to start a fire
noxious harmful or poisonous
placid calm and peaceful
renumeration payment for work done
talisman lucky charm
abrasive rough or harsh
bilk cheat
covert hidden or undercover
engender cause
hangar storage area for a plane
knotty complex or difficult to solve
nuance something subtle
plagiarism taking credit for someone else's writing or ideas
renown fame
tangent going off the main subject
abasement humiliation
billowing fluttering or waving
cower recoil in fear
enhance improve
harangue noisy
labyrinth a maze
nullify to make unimportant
plaintiff petitioner in court of law
replete full
tangible can be touched
abrogate to deny or repeal
blasphemy speech which offends religious sentiments
credible believable
enigma puzzle or mystery
harbingers indicators of warnings
labyrinthine complicated
nuzzle to cuddle
plaudit statement giving strong praise
reprehensible shameful
tardy late or delayed
absolution forgiveness or pardon
blatant obvious
creditable praiseworthy
ensconce establish firmly in a position
hasten hurry
laceration a cut
obdurate stubborn
plausible believable
reprieve postponement of a sentence
tawdry of little value
abstain to go without
blighted damaged
credulous gullible
enshroud cover
haughtiness arrogance or pride
lachrymose sad
obfuscate purposefully making something difficult to understand
plethora an excess
repudiate shun
tedium boredom
abstemious self denying
blithe carefree
crepuscular active at dawn and dusk
enunciation clear pronunciation
headstrong stubborn
lackluster dull or bland
objective unbiased
pliable flexible or not stubborn
rescind retract or repeal
temper to moderate or soften
abstruse obscure
blunderbuss 1) an ancient weapon 2) a clumsy person
cringe to recoil or flinch
envenom to cause bitterness and bad felling
hedonism pleasure-seeking
laconic brief or to-the-point
oblique indirect or slanting
plumage feathers of a bird
resignation acceptance of fate
tenacious stubborn
accolade to honor or praise
bolster to support or prop up
cryptic puzzling
ephemeral short-lived
hedonist pleasure seeker
lamentation expression of regret or sorrow
obliterate to destroy or eradicate
plummet to fall suddenly and steeply
resolution determination
tentatice not certain
acquiesce to agree to
bombast arrogant or pompous language
curtail to cut short
epicure someone who appreciated good food and drink
heed to listen to
lampoon to ridicule or spoof
oblivious totally unaware
podium raised platform
resonant echoing
tenuous flimsy or not solid
Created by: urquha1
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