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SAT Vocabulary: Basic Level
acquittal     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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mildness; quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case
a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables
plan of trip; guidebook for traveler
state of being found or proved not guilty; judgment of not guilty
goodness, moral excellence; good quality
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animated     Speak
 
(2)
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stiff and unyielding; strict; hard and unbending; not flexible
close in time; about to occur; approaching
intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious
filthy; unethical or dishonest; dirty; foul; morally degraded
having life or vigor or spirit; filled with activity; in form of cartoon
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bloated     Speak
 
(3)
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swollen or puffed as with water or air
in robust and good health; able to survive under unfavorable conditions
incapable of injury; impossible to damage, injure, or wound
unavoidable; incapable of being avoided or prevented
useless; having no useful result; vain
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cardinal     Speak
 
(4)
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open to doubt; unsettled; questionable; difficult to solve
difficult to describe; difficult to detect or grasp by mind
hidden; secret; situated or operating beneath the earth's surface; underground
chief; serving as an essential component
perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain
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debacle     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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bravery; courage and boldness, as in battle
sudden downfall; complete disaster
extreme edge or margin; border; enclosing boundary; space enclosed by such a boundary
rebellion; uprising; rising against civil or political authority
amount produced; crop; income on investment; energy released by an explosion
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duration     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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moderation or limitation; controlling force; loss of freedom; control of feelings
animal or plant living on another
inability to sleep; lack of sleep
written order to require appearance in court to give testimony
length of time something lasts
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entourage     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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defiant or swaggering behavior; pretense of courage; false show of bravery
a group of attendants or associates; one's environment
direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry
value; benefit or advantage in general sense
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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forum     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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place to discuss public concerns; meeting or medium for open discussion
small body revolving around a larger one; subordinate
decree; authoritative command or order
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity
marked change in appearance, character, condition, or function; major transformation
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graduated     Speak
 
(9)
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having a university degree; having completed training; having steps; arranged by grade, level, degree
unique; extraordinary; being only one
existing in possibility; expected to become or be
without material form or substance; based on abstract reasoning; highly abstract or theoretical; supernatural
without an equal; being the only one of its kind
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incentive     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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separate religious body; faction united by common interests or beliefs
refusal to yield; readiness to contend or resist
something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward
propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
one that keeps guard; soldier stationed as a guard
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interrogate     Speak
 
(11)
v.  
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be thrifty; restrict or limit, as in amount or number
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
question closely; examine by questioning formally or officially
float in air ,especially by magical means
disparage or depreciate; put down
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low     Speak
 
(12)
v.  
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express, especially forcefully; release or discharge through an opening; rise to surface of water to breathe
attract by arousing hope or desire
commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey
make a firm decision about; find a solution to
utter sound made by cattle; make a low noise
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novel     Speak
 
(13)
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previously unknown; strikingly new, unusual, or different; young
irritated or impatient; easily annoyed; peevish
secretive, not openly shown
not injured or unharmed
foolish; idiotic; lacking intelligence or wit
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potent     Speak
 
(14)
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pertaining to passionate love; tending to arouse sexual desire
powerful; having power to influence or convince; having great control or authority
unanswered; not returned; not reciprocated; not repaid
arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
lead-colored; black and blue; discolored, as from a bruise; extremely angry
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prune     Speak
 
(15)
v.  
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combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate
obtain from another by coercion; get money by threats
utter suddenly and impulsively
cut away; trim; reduce
act, feel, or give mutually or in return; move back and forth alternately; be complementary or equivalent
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rescind     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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cancel; make void; repeal or annul
commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey
frighten; make timid; fill with fear
roll in water, snow, or mud; indulge in; move with difficulty in clumsy manner; plunge into course or condition
beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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sap     Speak
 
(17)
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make a firm decision about; find a solution to
help bring about; make less difficult
carry from one place to another; carry away; deport
diminish; undermine the foundations; dig
make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
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taint     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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make steady progress; prosper; flourish
give in; surrender; give forth a natural product; be productive
contaminate; cause to lose purity; affect with or as if with a disease; corrupt morally
turn aside; draw someone's attention away from something
draw back, as with fear or pain
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tenacious     Speak
 
(19)
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sticking together; stubbornly unyielding; holding together firmly
highly excited with strong emotion; disordered or nervous activity
middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
following in time or order; succeeding; later
deliberately harmful; spiteful; proceeding from extreme hatred
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wield     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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criticize harshly; wash in pan; cook in pan
recover; find and bring in; get back
abandon; disown; turn away from; give up
move heavily or clumsily; cut down timber of
handle (a weapon or tool, for example) with skill and ease. exercise effectively; handle; have power over; rule; manage
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