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SAT Reasoning Vocab

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1. Superiority to all others

2. Not clearly understood or expressed

3. Clothing - garments

4. Obsolete - out of fashion - no longer usable

5. Greatly respected; holy; sacred

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

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

8. Existing as an independent entity

9. yearning; sadly longing

10. To soften in feeling or temper

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

12. Weariness of body or mind - lack of energy

13. Eating away gradually - acidlike; bitterly sarcastic

14. Foolish or senseless behavior (noun)

15. Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

16. Causing disturbance or excitement

17. Ordinary - common

18. Disagreement

19. Sorry; showing regret

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

21. Not supported or proven by evidence

22. (adj.) neglectful in performance of one's duty - careless

23. Concise - using few words

24. Lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics

25. Set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior - habits - or beliefs

26. Not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding

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

28. Quick - shrewd - and unpredictable

29. Lasting a very short time

30. A complicated organized system; rules and regulations

31. Erroneous - unintelligent - wrong

32. Secret - concealed; underhanded

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

34. Very careful; diligent; requiring great care; meticulous

35. All-powerful

36. Intricate; complex

37. Challenged; called into question

38. Intended to attract notice and impress others

39. Able to heal or cure

40. (adj.) subject to odd ideas - notions - or fancies; playful; unpredictable

41. Intended to deceive

42. A puzzle - mystery - or riddle

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

44. Showing excessive emotion; overflowing

45. Defensible - justifiable - maintainable

46. Extensive destruction

47. Easily angered

48. Ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable

49. Slow - sluggish - listless - weak

50. Impartial; calm - free from emotion