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SAT Vocabulary: Level 1
advocate     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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speak, plead, or argue in favor of; plead for; push for something
grow well; decorate with ornaments; be in a period of productivity
manipulate dishonestly; make or construct in haste
give as a gift; present
report or record in chronological order
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anecdote     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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a short account of the amusing or interesting event; short narrative; a secret story of history or biography
place of refuge or asylum; shrine; holy places, such as a church, temple, or mosque
real being; something that exists as a particular and discrete unit; fact of existence
breaking of contract or duty; breaking of waves or surf; fissure or gap
the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal
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benign     Speak
 
(3)
a. or ad.  
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flexible; moving and bending with ease
kindly; favorable; not malignant
of the universe; vast
interested in making money; profit-oriented; hired for service in a foreign army
dull; lacking color; lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise
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camouflage     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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manipulate dishonestly; make or construct in haste
gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; contract one's lips into a rounded shape
pronounce clear of guilt or blame; grant remission of sin to; acquit
stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with
exploit natural surroundings to disguise something; conceal
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collateral     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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security pledged for repayment of loan
length of time something lasts
sudden, unexpected fancy; impulsive change of mind
a metal tool with a sharp edge used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal
the flap that lies over another part; area of control or responsibility; upper side of the thighs of a seated person
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discrepancy     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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acting like a clown; dress up showily; practical joke
someone chosen to judge and decide the disputed issue;  one having the power to make authoritative decisions
ideal condition of rest, harmony, stability, or joy; condition of Buddha
natural talent or aptitude
lack of consistency; the difference
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fancy     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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restraint from eating or drinking;  refraining from indulging appetite or desire
feud in which members of opposing parties murder each other; blood bitter quarrel
warm-blooded vertebrate having skin covered with hair
story; art, technique, or process of telling a story
capricious notion; something many people believe that is false
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gall     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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closeness, often affectionate; privacy; familiarity
bitterness of feeling; vexation
risk, particularly of being exposed to disease; unmasking; an act of laying something open
payment, usually of an amount fixed by contract
small body revolving around a larger one; subordinate
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hypocrite     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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extremely poisonous or injurious snake; a person regarded as malicious
proverb; formulation of fundamental principle or general truth
minor objection or complaint; petty distinction
one who puts on a false appearance of virtue; one who pretends to hold beliefs
a most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; the central idea
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infiltrate     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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become less intense; sink, or settle from pressure
stand up against; successfully resist; oppose with force or resolution
be thrifty;  restrict or limit, as in amount or number
beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
pass into or through; penetrate with hostile intent
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intellect     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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ability to learn and reason; ability to think abstractly or profoundly
marked change in appearance, character, condition, or function; major transformation
broken fragments; irregular pieces of rock
thin, smooth, shiny coating; glassy film, as one over the eyes
lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
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meditation     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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feud in which members of opposing parties murder each other; blood bitter quarrel
a close relationship, connection, or link; a secret love affair
proving to be false or incorrect; response with contrary evidence
lengthy intent consideration; long and thoughtful observation; contemplation of spiritual matters
a group of attendants or associates; one's environment
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myriad     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
departing from the correct and accepted way; misleading; not straightforward
checking perpendicularity; exactly vertical
intensely cold; lacking warmth; stiff and formal in manner
of a very large or indefinite number; of ten thousand
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paleontology     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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the pretense of strength; mislead or deceive
inherent power or ability; the body of persons with specific professional powers
charm to bring good luck and avert misfortune; something that apparently has magic power
defiant or swaggering behavior; the pretense of courage; false show of bravery
study of prehistoric life; science of former life of the globe
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prey     Speak
 
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n.  
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the target of a hunt; animal hunted or caught for food
formal essay;  paper written by a candidate for the doctoral degree at university
female operatic singer or star
puzzle; difficult problem
torn, ragged wound; rough or jagged breach made by rending
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residue     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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spying; secret observation
broken fragments; irregular pieces of rock
mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
destruction of life; the savage and excessive killing of many people
the remainder of something after removal of parts or a part; balance
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seismic     Speak
 
(17)
a. or ad.  
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expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling
excessively careful; marked by extreme care in the treatment of details
caused by an earthquake or earth vibration; earthshaking
seek revenge or intended for revenge; showing malicious will
without planning or thinking ahead; right away; immediately
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stellar     Speak
 
(18)
a. or ad.  
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physically weak; easily broken
in coma; extremely sleepy; unconscious
seek revenge or intended for revenge; showing malicious will
poisonous; caused by a toxin or other poison
outstanding; principal; of or consisting of stars
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tether     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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stuff oneself; overeat; make a pig of oneself
tie with rope; fasten or restrict with rope or chain
glide or slide like a reptile; slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface
view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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valor     Speak
 
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n.  
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bravery; courage, and boldness, as in battle
one who harvests grain, especially a machine for harvesting grain or pulse crops
a person who turns animal hides into leather; craftsman who tans skins and hides;  sixpence
security pledged for repayment of loan
freedom to behave, act, or think in the way you want to; angular distance north or south of the earth's equator
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