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100 Most Common SAT Vocabulary

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compromise: Read
v.
adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of

congregation: Read
n.
act of congregating, or bringing together; collection or mass of separate things

deleterious: Read
a. Syn. harmful
having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous

demagogue: Read
n.
person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people

digression: Read
n.
wandering from the main path of a journey; diversion

diligent: Read
a. Syn. assiduous; industrious
assiduous; industrious; hard-working

discredit: Read
v. Syn. defame; disbelieve
defame; destroy confidence in; disbelieve

disdain: Read
v. Syn. despise
view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion

divergent: Read
a. Syn. differing
differing; tending to move apart in different directions

empathy: Read
n. Syn. pity
understanding and entering into another's feelings

emulate: Read
v. Syn. imitate; rival
be a match or counterpart for; eager to equal or excel

enhance: Read
v. Syn. increase; improve
make better or more attractive; increase; improve

ephemeral: Read
a.
short-lived; enduring a very short time

evanescent: Read
a. Syn. fleeting; vanishing
fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor

exemplary: Read
a. Syn. modeled; ideal
serving as model; outstanding; typical

florid: Read
a. Syn. ruddy; reddish
reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented

fortuitous: Read
a. Syn. accidental; random
accidental; by chance; coming or occurring without any cause

frugal: Read
a. Syn. sparing; economical; thrifty
sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive

hackneyed: Read
a. Syn. commonplace
repeated too often; over familiar through overuse

haughty: Read
a.
high; lofty; bold; arrogant; overbearing

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 Most Common SAT Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
anonymous  Read
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habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
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quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness
assiduous  Read
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constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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generous in providing aid to others; charitable
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dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
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secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently
clairvoyant  Read
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make better or more attractive; increase; improve
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having foresight; fortuneteller
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deserving high respect; impressive by reason of age; profoundly honored
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having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
empathy  Read
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate
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understanding and entering into another's feelings
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secret; done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently
enhance  Read
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establish by evidence; make firm or solid; support
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understanding and entering into another's feelings
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being beyond what is required or sufficient
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make better or more attractive; increase; improve
ephemeral  Read
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
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belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary
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lay responsibility or blame for, often unjustly
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having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
evanescent  Read
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
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yielding; inclined or ready to submit
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understanding and entering into another's feelings
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advanced in development; appearing or developing early
hypothesis  Read
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act of reconciling, or state of being reconciled; reconcilement; restoration to harmony; renewal of friendship
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assumption; theory
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profound respect and esteem with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; act showing respect, especially a bow or curtsy
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advanced in development; appearing or developing early
impute  Read
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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lay responsibility or blame for, often unjustly
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make better or more attractive; increase; improve
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serving as model; outstanding; typical
inevitable  Read
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momentary; temporary; staying for short time
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advanced in development; appearing or developing early
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unavoidable; incapable of being avoided or prevented
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
 Most Common SAT Vocabulary - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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v. Syn. blame; criticize
expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame


Spelling Word: censure
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a. Syn. roundabout
being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct


Spelling Word: circuitous
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n. Syn. fortuneteller
having foresight; fortuneteller


Spelling Word: clairvoyant
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v.
adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of


Spelling Word: compromise
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v. Syn. increase; improve
make better or more attractive; increase; improve


Spelling Word: enhance
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a.
short-lived; enduring a very short time


Spelling Word: ephemeral
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a. Syn. fleeting; vanishing
fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor


Spelling Word: evanescent
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a. Syn. ruddy; reddish
reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented


Spelling Word: florid
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a. Syn. sparing; economical; thrifty
sparing; economical; costing little; inexpensive


Spelling Word: frugal
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a.
high; lofty; bold; arrogant; overbearing


Spelling Word: haughty