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SAT Vocab Set 2

Vocabulary WordMeaning
VEXING problem FRUSTRATING problem
DEFT move SKILLFUL move
CONSPICUOUS weight gain NOTICEABLE weight gain
highly CRYPTIC foods NON-OBVIOUS foods
CRITERION for picking BASIS for picking
EDIBLE plants EATABLE plants
the 2016 election's UNIQUENESS the 2016 election's ONE-OF-A-KIND NATURE
The decline in sales VALIDATED our concerns. The decline in sales CONFIRMED our concerns.
not yet tested EMPIRICALLY not yet tested BY OBSERVATION
the ravens' interest was DICTATED primarily the ravens' interest was DETERMINED primarily
they MODIFIED their behavior they CHANGED their behavior
RENOWNED painter FAMOUS painter
TRANSLUCENT paint SEE-THROUGH paint
wearing clothes IN KEEPING WITH her fashion sense wearing clothes REPRESENTATIVE OF her fashion sense
territory VACATED by U.S. troops territory LEFT by U.S. troops
CONVEYS his feelings COMMUNICATES his feelings
INNOVATIVE design ORIGINAL design
GARNERED praise EARNED praise
deserves ACCLAIM deserves PRAISE
AMBIGUOUS meaning UNCLEAR meaning
Brains and computers are ANALOGOUS in some ways. Brains and computers are SIMILAR in some ways.
ANNIHILATE the enemy DESTROY the enemy
This result is an ANOMALY. This result is a RARE OCCURRENCE.
ANTICIPATE that would be his reaction EXPECT that would be his reaction
ANTIPATHY toward the teacher DISLIKE of the teacher
EXQUISITELY decorated BEAUTIFULLY decorated
ENDURING truth LASTING truth
the lasting LEGACY of his paintings the lasting GIFT of his paintings
ICONIC Thanksgiving foods CLASSIC Thanksgiving foods
IMPECCABLE taste PERFECT taste
MILITANT speech AGGRESSIVE speech
target of MALIGNANCY target of MEANNESS
DEPICT the scene DESCRIBE the scene
CHARACTERIZE her purpose DESCRIBE her purpose
CHAFE against the rules BE ANNOYED by the rules
to face a DILEMMA to have UNSATISFACTORY CHOICES
the APEX of the school year the HIGH POINT of the school year
APPREHENSION of approaching disaster FEAR of approaching disaster
ARTICULATE her opinion EXPRESS her opinion
the ASSERTION of independence the DECLARATION of independence
AUSTERE appearance SEVERE appearance
AUTHENTICITY of the story TRUTHFULNESS of the story
DIVERSIFICATION of something INCREASING THE VARIETY of something
from the PERSPECTIVE of finance from the VIEWPOINT of finance
SAVVY consumers KNOWLEDGEABLE consumers
make choices SEQUENTIALLY make choices CONSECUTIVELY
OPTIMAL conditions MOST IDEAL conditions
BIAS toward eating fast food TENDENCY to eat fast food
HIGHBROW film SERIOUS film
LOWBROW film VULGAR film
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