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Subjects : sat, english, vocabulary
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1. Changes in fortune

2. Greed

3. An expression of mourning; major regret

4. Stingy

5. A fit of anger

6. Total; to form into a mass or whole

7. False accusation; slander

8. Not mindful

9. Off to the side

10. A sensation of dizziness and disorientation

11. Grand; lofty; splendid

12. Drying

13. Gullible - easy to get to believe

14. To swindle; to cheat

15. Depth of reasoning or insight

16. Blameworthy

17. Intrigue; a group plotting secretly

18. To idolize

19. Causing dissension; divisive

20. Fat

21. A short - personal story

22. Merciful; mild

23. Sharp perception

24. To summon or bring about ('conjure up spirits')

25. To take more time than necessary; To move aimlessly or lackadaisically

26. To cleanse; remove impurities

27. Someone who adheres to an opinion

28. To sparkle (intellectually) ('scintillating ideas')

29. Trust - sociability amongst friends

30. Science of word origins

31. A commonplace or useless remark

32. Plenteous; abundant

33. To bring back from the dead

34. Revolt against government

35. To ponder or consider deeply

36. Prejudiced

37. To remove a ruler from office

38. Showing both male and female characteristics

39. Urging or inciting to action

40. Preferring to live in isolation; hermit-like

41. Destruction or withering disease

42. Slave

43. To deprive ownership of

44. Similarity

45. Fussy about small details; snobbish

46. A principle

47. Indifferent; lacking liveliness

48. To show excessive satisfaction

49. Person who seeks to influence political events

50. Sullen resentment or anger