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SAT Reasoning Vocab

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1. Very talkative

2. Eating away gradually - acidlike; bitterly sarcastic

3. Erroneous - unintelligent - wrong

4. Easily angered

5. Impartial; calm - free from emotion

6. Pushing - demanding attention - showy

7. Not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding

8. Wordy - very talkative

9. Emotionally hardened - unfeeling

10. Greatly respected; holy; sacred

11. Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

12. Superiority to all others

13. Concise - using few words

14. Intricate; complex

15. Instinctive

16. Weariness of body or mind - lack of energy

17. Not clearly understood or expressed

18. A complicated organized system; rules and regulations

19. Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch - denomination - or sect).

20. The trait of being generous in behavior and temperament

21. Quick - shrewd - and unpredictable

22. Reluctant to draw attention to yourself

23. Secret - concealed; underhanded

24. Trickery; deception

25. Forcibly expressive

26. Thin - slender - not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a sound basis - poorly supported

27. Ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable

28. Having a secret or hidden meaning

29. Brief - concise

30. Fresh and clean; uncorrupted

31. Not able to be corrected; beyond control

32. Incapable of being expressed

33. Extensive destruction

34. Made; concocted in order to deceive

35. (adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas

36. Characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct

37. Extreme - chauvinistic patriotism - often favoring an aggressive - warlike foreign policy

38. Confidently optimistic and cheerful

39. Ordinary - common

40. Conflict within a group

41. Able to heal or cure

42. Intended for or understood by only a small group

43. Various; miscellaneous - various; miscellaneous

44. Defensible - justifiable - maintainable

45. Undamaged; uninjured

46. Strict - severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste

47. Reducing staff or forces; conserving resources

48. Lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics

49. (adj) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n) an activist

50. yearning; sadly longing