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SAT Vocabulary: Level 3
adulterate     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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put or throw flat with face down;  cause to lie flat
enroll in college or graduate school
think earnestly or studiously; meditate; ponder; think deeply
make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
split into opposite extremes or camps
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astigmatism     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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habitual return to crime; committing new offenses after being punished for a crime
eye defect that prevents proper focus
the belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess
flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart
book of literary selections by various authors
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bacchanalian     Speak
 
(3)
a. or ad.  
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offensively flattering or insincere; offensive; disgusting
without money; poor; penniless
drunken; relating to reveling and drunkenness
wooden; impersonal; deliberately impassive or expressionless, as face or look
the attitude of one who is ready to accept defeat as a natural outcome
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clamber     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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reconstruct sentence or story; present ideas in a new or different arrangement
climb with difficulty, especially on all fours; climb by crawling
make less rigid or softer; calm in temper or feeling
cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; frustrate or hinder
give a false or incorrect impression, often deliberately; serve unsatisfactorily as representative
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controvert     Speak
 
(5)
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ornament something in showy, tasteless, or gaudy finery
oppose with arguments; attempt to prove to be false or incorrect; contradict
tone down in intensity; regulate; change from one key to another
perplex or bewilder someone; confound or flummox
overwhelm;  cover with water, especially floodwaters
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ductile     Speak
 
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be similar or bear a likeness to horse; relating to horse
easily influenced; flexible; pliable
assisting, or intended to assist the memory
untidy; dirty; uncared for in appearance
speaking, writing, written in or composed of several languages
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evanescent     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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not normal; unusual or irregular; not representative of a group, class, or type
fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
slavish; suitable to slave or servant;  relating to servitude or forced labor
thoroughly soaked; expressionless, stupid, or dull, especially from drink
wordy; using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words
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frond     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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a person who flatters or defers to others for self-serving reasons; yes man
fern leaf, especially compound leaf; palm or banana leaf
branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes, including its production and perception
hardship; state of extreme poverty
strong dislike, contempt, or aversion; hatefulness; disrepute
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hedonist     Speak
 
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n.  
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an animal, plant, or person that lives in or is often in a particular place, a regular visitor
forerunner; one who precedes an event and indicates its approach
precision; the subtle difference in meaning, opinion, or attitude
one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life
repetition of a beginning sound in poetry
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interlocutor     Speak
 
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n.  
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one who speaks in dialogue or takes part in a conversation
poise; self-confident assurance
an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco
high praise; formal expression of praise; a tribute
blessedness; state of extreme happiness
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intransigence     Speak
 
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n.  
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dictator; ruler having unlimited power
truth, fact, or reality, especially enduring religious or ethical truth
branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds
strict disciplinarian; one who demands absolute adherence to forms and rules
refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
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malefactor     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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tedious wordiness; verbosity;  great length; minute detail
poor verse; of crude or irregular construction
someone who has withdrawn from his native land
characteristic or feature that distinguishes something from others
criminal; one who does evil or injury to another
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omnivorous     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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able to produce the desired effect; valid
foul-smelling; offensive by arousing disgust; harmful or dangerous
irritable; easily angered; excited by or arising from anger
eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything; having an interest in a variety of subjects
lacking substance or reality; insignificant; frail; not firm or solid
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paucity     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel; disturbance
restraint, limit, or restriction; adverse remark or criticism
scarcity; smallness of number; fewness
refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
deliberate, vigorous motion or gesture
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pliant     Speak
 
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a. or ad.  
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needlessly repetitious; using repetition or excessive wordiness
able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
providing nourishment; concerned with food, nutrition, or digestion
excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion
flexible; easily influenced; easily bent or flexed; pliable
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punctilious     Speak
 
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a. or ad.  
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speaking, writing, written in or composed of several languages
warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having the impulse to be combative
pouring forth; uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
marked by precise accordance with details
suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
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reprise     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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beginner in learning something; novice
scarcity; smallness of number; fewness
reasoning; the act of concluding from premises
musical repetition; repeat performance; recurrent action
act of putting something in working order again; act or process of making amends; compensation
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seraphic     Speak
 
(18)
a. or ad.  
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pouring forth; uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
of very poor quality or condition; loose-jointed; ill-made; out of gear or repair
angelic; having sweet nature befitting an angel
not temperate or moderate; excessive, especially in the use of alcoholic beverages
tending toward center; moving or directed toward center or axis
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tendentious     Speak
 
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a. or ad.  
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extremely hot; eager; impassioned; burning
tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
drunken; relating to reveling and drunkenness
having or marked by a strong tendency
daily; relating to or occurring in a 24-hour period
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unprepossessing     Speak
 
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a. or ad.  
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sociable; seeking and enjoying the company of others
red, especially blood-red; of the blood-red color of raw flesh
unattractive; unimpressive or unremarkable; dull and ordinary
inoffensive expression of fat; stout
regarded as sacred and inviolable
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