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SAT Reasoning Vocab

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1. Intended to attract notice and impress others

2. Floating debris (from a ship)

3. Impartial; calm - free from emotion

4. Insincere

5. A forecast of the probable course and outcome of a disease or situation

6. Difficult to accomplish

7. Lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics

8. A puzzle - mystery - or riddle

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

10. your usual mood

11. Emotionally hardened - unfeeling

12. Secret - concealed; underhanded

13. Made; concocted in order to deceive

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

15. Disagreement

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

17. Characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles

18. Instructing and improving spiritually or morally

19. Causing disturbance or excitement

20. Superiority to all others

21. Intricate; complex

22. Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction

23. (adj.) appearing true - reasonable - or fair

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

25. yearning; sadly longing

26. Not able to be corrected; beyond control

27. Having a secret or hidden meaning

28. Rash - impulsive

29. Tending to spread; spread over

30. Pushing - demanding attention - showy

31. Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

32. Calm; sluggish; unemotional

33. A complicated organized system; rules and regulations

34. (n.) a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination

35. Respectable due to age

36. Made up of a variety of sources or styles

37. Having authority or ascendancy or influence

38. Quick and skillful in movement

39. Incapable of being expressed

40. Fresh and clean; uncorrupted

41. Quick - shrewd - and unpredictable

42. Retiring - humble - modest

43. Eating away gradually - acidlike; bitterly sarcastic

44. Open to more than one interpretation

45. Foolish or senseless behavior (noun)

46. Lasting a very short time

47. Refusal of any compromise; stubbornness

48. Obsolete - out of fashion - no longer usable

49. Concise - using few words

50. Forcibly expressive