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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




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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