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SAT vocab 1-35

35 words

QuestionAnswer
candid completely honest, straightforward
conjecture inference,guesswork
didactic instructive
effusive showing excessive emotion, overflowing
euphemism a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term
extrapolate to infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information
incoherent lacking cohesion or connection
insinuate to inply or communicate stealthily
loquacius very talkative
lucid easily understood; clear
rhetoric the art of using language effectively and persuasively
acumen quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight
adroit dexterous; deft
ascertain to find out, as through investigation or experimentation
astute shrewd; clever
circumspect careful; prudent; discreet
disseminate to scatter widely as in sowing seed
erudition deep, extensive learning
pedantic excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
perspicious shrewd; clear sighted
pragmatic practical
precocious exhibiting unusually; early intellectual apititude or maturity
prolific very productive; producing great qualities
prospectus formal proposal
rudimentary basic; elementary; in the earliest stages of development
abstruse difficult to understand
callous emotionally hardened; unfeeling
convoluted intricate; complex
disaffected having lost faith or loyalty; discontent
enigma a puzzle, mystery, or riddle
inscrutable difficult to fathom or understand; impenetrable
reticent inclined to keep silent; reserved
staid unemotional; serious
arcane known or understood by only a few
assimilate to absorb or become absorbed; to make or become similar
Created by: rameenaqeel