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March 26, 2012

20 More SAT Words You Absolutely Must Know

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20 More SAT Words You Absolutely Must Know

 

discriminating – able to tell the difference between similar things

 

superficial – surface; not deep

 

wistful – nostalgic; looking back on “the good old days”

 

inferior – not as good as something else

 

revere (reverence, reverential, reverent) – respect for something (with religious overtones)

 

irreverent – disrespect for something that people normally respect

 

cynical – not trusting, skeptical

 

misconception – wrong idea

 

censure – formal accusation; disapprove

 

novel (novelty) – something new, never done before

 

erroneous – an error, mistaken

 

innovation – something new, not done before

 

tenacious (tenacity) – holding on to something and not letting go

 

cursory – surface, not in depth

 

connoisseur – an expert in something, especially something that is enjoyable

 

irrefutable – cannot be refuted or argued with; absolutely certain

 

equivocate – change one’s mind back and forth; flip-flop

 

exuberant – extremely happy

 

relentless – continuing without letting up or stopping

 

prosaic – common, everyday, not special

 

 

 

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1 Comment »

  1. brillig — four o’clock in the afternoon, the time when you begin broiling things for dinner
    slithy – lithe and slimy
    gyre – to go round and round like a gyroscope
    gimble – to make holes as does a gimlet.
    mimsy – flimsy and miserable
    outgrabing – something between bellowing and whistling, with a kind of sneeze in the middle

    Comment by aaronak — March 28, 2012 @ 11:23 am | Reply


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