|By Jess145 (Jess145) on Thursday, February 27, 2003 - 03:49 am: Edit|
I took the SAT's in December..while studying for the verbal section i went crazy(sort of)trying to look for vocab lists of the slightly tougher words(the ones that come towards the end of each section).So I ended up making my own list from various prep books and the net and stuff.I was just wondering if anyone thinks it would help them too coz I know I'd have been better off if I'd had the list in the first place.I'd have to type it out and everything..which might take a while coz theres almost 500 words on the list but I thought it was helpful, so incase anyone's interested let me know.
|By Futuredoctor (Futuredoctor) on Thursday, February 27, 2003 - 08:30 pm: Edit|
Jess145, Could you please email me list the list of words (perhaps you can scan them and paste them on word and send them, rather than type all of them out...). I am in the same situation as you were, poreing through word lists, trying to take out the harder words...
Thank you very much (by the way, what was your verbal score, and breakdown by section)?
|By Sosostressed (Sosostressed) on Friday, February 28, 2003 - 10:08 pm: Edit|
jess 145 I would be obliged if you would sent me your list. My address is firstname.lastname@example.org
thank you soooooo much
|By 9331 (9331) on Thursday, March 06, 2003 - 04:32 pm: Edit|
I too would like the list. My email is email@example.com. Thanks!!
|By Futuredoctor (Futuredoctor) on Thursday, March 06, 2003 - 05:07 pm: Edit|
By the way, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
|By Intricatewinds (Intricatewinds) on Thursday, March 06, 2003 - 06:24 pm: Edit|
Jess, can you send me your list? That would be great Thanks!
|By Matt37 (Matt37) on Thursday, March 06, 2003 - 06:59 pm: Edit|
Same here, jess! It would be a great help if you could send me your list! Thank you so much! :-)
|By Jess145 (Jess145) on Friday, March 07, 2003 - 02:51 am: Edit|
Hey...sure will send you guys the list.Just have to hang on a bit coz am unfortunately superbusy right now.Will send it to your accounts in a few days tho,promise.
|By 9331 (9331) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 01:42 pm: Edit|
have you sent it yet?
|By Nfested (Nfested) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 01:48 pm: Edit|
hey Jess I would also like the Vocab list. My email is email@example.com
|By Bkwrm98 (Bkwrm98) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 02:56 pm: Edit|
Same. Sorry if we're bothering you or anything :-)
|By Azura (Azura) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 05:02 pm: Edit|
jess i would appreciate it so much if you would be able to send me a copy as well. thanks so much!
|By Nyyankees408 (Nyyankees408) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 05:16 pm: Edit|
I would be very appreciative if you could e-mail me your word list, as it would help me greatly. Thanks a lot
|By Shilpa1125 (Shilpa1125) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 07:19 pm: Edit|
Hey Jess, I'd really like that list too. My email is Shilpa1186@yahoo.com
|By Montydsw11 (Montydsw11) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 07:51 pm: Edit|
I'd appreciate a copy:
|By Floridaboy (Floridaboy) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 09:10 pm: Edit|
Ha, you made yourself popular, in a good way. It was a truely altruistic thought. Good word. Unfortunately, that is about the only one I know so I too, would appreciate your ecclectic list. Thanks and I am honestly in need of help. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org thanks again.
|By Jason817 (Jason817) on Monday, April 07, 2003 - 10:29 pm: Edit|
|By Jess145 (Jess145) on Tuesday, April 08, 2003 - 02:34 am: Edit|
As before am sorry havent sent it yet..got exams on and stuff but will definitely send at least part of it to everyone today.Let me know if you havent got it by tomorrow.
|By Theproducer (Theproducer) on Tuesday, April 08, 2003 - 08:18 am: Edit|
|By Bart_Simpson22 (Bart_Simpson22) on Wednesday, April 09, 2003 - 09:43 pm: Edit|
I need serious vocab help! thx. ====> email@example.com
|By Calvzz (Calvzz) on Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 09:47 pm: Edit|
Hey, one more won't hurt: firstname.lastname@example.org
|By Incognitoiamnot (Incognitoiamnot) on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 09:23 pm: Edit|
Vocaab is my worst. My SAT vocab is close to zero... Stupid private school gives me too much homework email is email@example.com
|By Nocalguy (Nocalguy) on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 10:23 pm: Edit|
Maybe it's just me, but I have found studying vocab. to be unhelpful due to the number of words in the English Language. You'd be much better off studying the roots so that you can make educated guesses on the SAT's. Studying those "common words" from those SAT prep. books (the ones that they say have a higher chance of showing up) might help too.
|By Hahaha (Hahaha) on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 11:57 pm: Edit|
Please email the list to me also, my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. No rush. Thanks for the help. Ur getting mad "brownie points" on this board. lol.
|By Confetti (Confetti) on Saturday, April 12, 2003 - 02:09 am: Edit|
email@example.com that's very nice of you, thank you!
|By Jess145 (Jess145) on Saturday, April 12, 2003 - 08:28 am: Edit|
Everyone who's asked for the list on or after the 10th ..I'll be sending it in a couple of days a'right?Thanks.
|By Archie (Archie) on Saturday, April 12, 2003 - 07:59 pm: Edit|
If you woudldn't mind, I would also like a copy. firstname.lastname@example.org
|By Jess145 (Jess145) on Sunday, April 20, 2003 - 03:06 am: Edit|
I wont be on for a few days now so anyone who wants a list/hasnt got one yet please ask someone on the board who has.Sorry for the inconvenience.Otherwise hold on till I get back or something.
|By Gear544 (Gear544) on Sunday, April 20, 2003 - 09:22 am: Edit|
you're a life saver.
|By Javaprogrammer (Javaprogrammer) on Sunday, April 20, 2003 - 12:03 pm: Edit|
Anyone who has received it please send me a copy!
|By Jokemaker (Jokemaker) on Sunday, April 20, 2003 - 02:43 pm: Edit|
Please send me a copy anybody...
|By Jason817 (Jason817) on Sunday, April 20, 2003 - 03:05 pm: Edit|
Here it is:
Altruist -Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness
Abstruse-Difficult to understand
Accretion-Growth/increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion.
Aberrant-Deviating from the proper or expected course/what is normal
Ambivert- personality trait including the qualities of introversion and extroversion.
Altercation-A vehement quarrel
Anglophile-One who admires England, its people, and its culture.
Anachronism-One that is out of its proper or chronological order
Anomalous-Deviating from the normal or common order
Analgesia-absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.
Acumen-Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight.
Archaic- relating to or characteristic of a much earlier, often more primitive period
Antepenultimate-Coming before the next to the last in a series
Anthropomorphic-Attribution of human characteristics or behavior to inanimate objects, animals
Archipelago-A large group of islands
Almanac-A usually annual reference book composed of various lists, tables, and often brief articles
Ageism-Discrimination based on age, especially prejudice against the elderly.
Aggrandize-To increase the scope of; extend.
Adroit-deft; Skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Adumbrate-To prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow
Antimony-A metallic element
Apocryphal-Of questionable authorship or authenticity
Abstemious- Eating and drinking in moderation.
Affable-Easy and pleasant arable
Atrophy-A wasting away, deterioration, or diminution
Abeyance-The condition of being temporarily set aside; suspension
Acclivity-An upward slope, as of a hill
Acerbity-Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
Addendum-Something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
Adjunct-Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position
Avaricious-Immoderately desirous of wealth or gain; greedy
Aver-To affirm positively; declare
Asunder-Into separate parts or pieces
Abrogate-To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.
Ameliorate-To make or become better; improve
Augment-To make (something already developed or well under way) greater
Amanuensis-One who is employed to take dictation or to copy manuscript.
Abrade-To wear down or rub away by friction; erode
Accouter-To outfit and equip, as for military duty
Acrophobia-An abnormal fear of high places
Acquiesce-To consent or comply passively or without protest
Abut-To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
Abysmal-Very profound; limitless or very bad:
Accrue-To come to one as a gain, addition, or increment
Acuity-Acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
Bibliophile-A collector of books
Burgeoning-To grow and flourish
Belligerent-Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive
Bibulous-Given to or marked by the consumption of alcoholic drink
Badinage-Light, playful banter
Bionic-Having anatomical structures or physiological processes that are replaced or enhanced by electronic or mechanical components
Brevity-Concise expression; terseness
Buttress-A structure, usually brick or stone, built against a wall for support or reinforcement
Bucolic-Of or characteristic of the countryside or its people; rustic
Blandishment-To coax by flattery or wheedling; cajole.
Beguile-To deceive by guile; delude
Bellicose-Warlike in manner or temperament; pugnacious
Bulbous-Resembling a bulb in shape; rounded or swollen
Cavalier-A gallant or chivalrous man, a mounted soldier; a knight
Cadaverous-Of corpselike pallor; pallid
Castigation-To inflict severe punishment on
Convivial-pertaining to a feast or to festivity; convivial
Contentious-Given to contention; quarrelsome
Complaisant-Exhibiting a desire or willingness to please; cheerfully obliging.
Curmudgeonly-An ill-tempered person full of resentment and stubborn notions
Corrigendum-An error to be corrected, especially a printer's error
Cortege-A ceremonial/funeral procession
Coruscate-To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter
Cabalistic-Having a secret or hidden meaning; occult
Cadence-The measure or beat of movement, as in dancing or marching
Caulk-A spiked plate fixed on the bottom of a shoe to prevent slipping and preserve the sole
Contumely-Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence
Capricious-Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable
Commensurate-Of the same size, extent, or duration as another
Concur-To be of the same opinion; agree
Cantankerous-Ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable
Chagrin-A keen feeling of mental unease, as of annoyance or embarrassment
Conduit-A pipe or channel for conveying fluids, such as water
Conciliatory-To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease
Consensus-An opinion or position reached by a group as a whole
Certitude-The state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
Circumlocution-The use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language
Coalesce-To grow together; fuse
Choleric-Easily angered; bad-tempered
Cavil-To find fault unnecessarily; raise trivial objections
Chronometer-An exceptionally precise timepiece
Clemency-A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy
Craven-Characterized by abject fear; cowardly
Congenital-Of or relating to a condition that is present at birth, as a result of either heredity or environmental influences
Demagogue-an orator who appeals to the passions and prejudices of his audience
Diatribe-A bitter, abusive denunciation
Deluge-Something that overwhelms as if by a great flood
Deferential-Marked by or exhibiting deference
Dermatitis-Inflammation of the skin
Debouch-To march from a narrow or confined area into the open.
Decadence-A process, condition, or period of deterioration or decline, as in morals or art; decay
Debility-The state of being weak or feeble; infirmity
Desiccate-: lose water or moisture
Distend-To swell out or expand from or as if from internal pressure
Deleterious-Having a harmful effect; injurious
Dolorous-Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain
Diffident-Lacking or marked by a lack of self-confidence; shy and timid
Diagraph-A drawing instrument, combining a protractor and scale.
Diminution-The act or process of diminishing; a lessening or reduction
Dilettante-Superficial; amateurish dabbler in an art or a field of knowledge
Discursive-Covering a wide field of subjects; rambling
Didactic-Intended to instruct
Disconsolate-Seeming beyond consolation; extremely dejected
Decimated-To inflict great destruction or damage on:
Doggerel-Crudely or irregularly fashioned verse, often of a humorous or burlesque nature
Deportment-A manner of personal conduct; behavior
Dressage-maneuvers of a horse in response to body signals by the rider
Disseminate-To scatter widely, as in sowing seed.
Dissonance-A harsh, disagreeable combination of sounds; discord
Egregious-Conspicuously bad or offensive
Eugenics-The study of hereditary improvement of the human race by controlled selective breeding
Epistemology-The branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge
Equivocate-To avoid making an explicit statement.
Enervation-To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of
Ennui-Listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; boredom
Erudite-Characterized by erudition; learned
Evanescent-Vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
Euphemistic-of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology
Euphonious-Pleasing or agreeable to the ear
Equanimity-The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure
Emolument-Payment for an office or employment; compensation
Encephalitis-Inflammation of the brain
Execrable-Deserving of execration; hateful
Expeditious-Acting or done with speed and efficiency
Emaciated-very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Expounding-To give a detailed statement of; set forth
Extenuating -To lessen or attempt to lessen the magnitude or seriousness of
Esoteric-Intended for or understood by only a particular group
Extraneous-Inessential or unrelated to the topic or matter at hand; irrelevant.
Erroneous-Containing or derived from error; mistaken
Exacerbate-To increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate
Edify-To instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious knowledge; to teach.
Exculpate-To clear of guilt or blame
Emollient-Making less harsh or abrasive; mollifying
Exceptionable-Open or liable to objection or debate; objectionable or debatable
Emancipate-To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate
Extradite-To give up or deliver (a fugitive, for example) to the legal jurisdiction of another government or authority
Expunged-To eliminate completely;
firmament-The vault or expanse of the heavens; the sky
francophone-A French-speaking person, especially in a region where two or more languages are spoken
fabian-Cautious or dilatory, as in taking action
flagellant-One who whips
furlough-A leave of absence or vacation
fuselage-The central body of an aircraft, to which the wings and tail assembly are attached
fatuous-Vacuously, smugly, and unconsciously foolish
fallacious-Containing or based on a fallacy
fractious-Inclined to make trouble; unruly
florid-Flushed with rosy color; ruddy
fortuitous-Happening by accident or chance
fecund-Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful
fallow-Plowed but left unseeded during a growing season
facile-Done or achieved with little effort or difficulty; easy
gustatory-Of or relating to the sense of taste
gratuitous-Given or granted without return or recompense; unearned
genocide-The systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group
gusset-A triangular insert, as in the seam of a garment, for added strength or expansion
geiger counter-An instrument that detects and measures the intensity of radiation
grandiose-Characterized by greatness of scope or intent; grand
gentrification-The restoration and upgrading of deteriorated urban property by middle-class or affluent people, often resulting in displacement of lower-income people.
hypodermic-Of or relating to the layer just beneath the epidermis
hacienda-A large estate or plantation in Spanish-speaking countries
haematology-the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
hirsute-Covered with hair; hairy
hydrophonics-Cultivation of plants in nutrient solution rather than in soil
histrionics-Cultivation of plants in nutrient solution rather than in soil
heretic-A person who holds controversial opinions, especially one who publicly dissents from the officially accepted dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
harried-To disturb or distress by or as if by repeated attacks; harass
hedonism-Pursuit of or devotion to pleasure, especially to the pleasures of the senses
heresy-A controversial or unorthodox opinion or doctrine, as in politics, philosophy, or science
internist-A physician specializing in internal medicine
ignominious-Marked by shame or disgrace
insidious-Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner
impecunious-Lacking money; penniless
indigent-Experiencing want or need; impoverished
indict-To accuse of wrongdoing; charge
impervious-Incapable of being penetrated
incisive-Penetrating, clear, and sharp, as in operation or expression
insuperable-Impossible to overcome; insurmountable
ingenuous-Lacking in cunning, guile, or worldliness; artless
iconoclast-One who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas or institutions
ingenue-A naive, innocent girl or young woman
indelible-Impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent
intumescence-The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen
induitable-Too apparent to be doubted; unquestionable
incontrovertible-Impossible to dispute; unquestionable
indict-To accuse of wrongdoing; charge
impinge-To collide or strike
inure-To habituate to something undesirable, especially by prolonged subjection; accustom
inveigh-To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently
inveigle-To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk
incumbent-Imposed as an obligation or duty; obligatory
indemnify-To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure
infinitesimal-Immeasurably or incalculably minute
innocuous-Having no adverse effect; harmless
incipient-Beginning to exist or appear
incapacitating-To deprive of strength or ability; disable
iconography-A set of specified or traditional symbolic forms associated with the subject or theme of a stylized work of art
intransigent-Refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising
ineffable-Incapable of being expressed; indescribable or unutterable
interminable-Being or seeming to be without an end; endless
immutable-Not subject or susceptible to change
intractable-Difficult to manage or govern; stubborn
indolent-Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy
irascibility-Prone to outbursts of temper; easily angered
jocular-Characterized by joking
jingoism-Extreme nationalism characterized especially by a belligerent foreign policy; chauvinistic patriotism
loquacious-Very talkative; garrulous
laconic-Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise
lascvicious-Given to or expressing lust; lecherous
lugubrious-Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
libretto-The text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera
lexicon-stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary
lassitude -A state or feeling of weariness, diminished energy, or listlessness
monocle-An eyeglass for one eye
metronome-A device used to mark time by means of regularly recurring ticks or flashes at adjustable intervals
miliate-To have force or influence; bring about an effect or a change
maleficient-Doing evil, harm, or mischief
malaise-A general sense of depression or unease
mulatto-A person having one white and one Black parent
martinet-One who demands absolute adherence to forms and rules
mellifluous-Flowing with sweetness or honey
menagerie-A collection of live wild animals on exhibition
meniscus-A crescent-shaped body
multifarious-Having great variety; diverse
mummer-A masked or costumed merrymaker, especially at a festival
muniments-Documentary evidence by which one can defend a title to property or a claim to rights.
magnate-A powerful or influential person, especially in business or industry
mien-Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind
meretricious-Attracting attention in a vulgar manner:
missive-Specially sent; intended or prepared to be sent; as, a letter missive
misnomer-An error in naming a person or place.
magniloquence-Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent
marsupial-Any of various nonplacental mammals of the order Marsupialia, including kangaroos, opossums, bandicoots, and wombats, found principally in Australia and the Americas.
malodorous-Having a bad odor; foul
maladroit-Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept
|By Montydsw11 (Montydsw11) on Sunday, April 20, 2003 - 04:00 pm: Edit|
thanks a lot... please post the rest as soon as you can! Thanks!
|By Lick_My_Beanbag (Lick_My_Beanbag) on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 01:05 am: Edit|
Dude.. hook it up email@example.com
|By Jess145 (Jess145) on Friday, May 02, 2003 - 05:54 am: Edit|
Oh lordy.God only knows why I didnt think of this before.May as well put the rest up here.With the exception of O that is-will post it in a day or so.Hope there arent any mistakes or anything.
NEURALGIA-Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves
NEURITIS-Inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves, characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.
NEURASTHENIA-A psychological disorder characterized by chronic fatigue and weakness
NOISOMENESS-Offensive to the point of arousing disgust; foul
neologism-A new word, expression, or usage
nefarious-Infamous by way of being extremely wicked
necromancy-The practice of supposedly communicating with the spirits of the dead in order to predict the future
Pugnacious-Combative in nature; belligerent
psychogenic-Originating in the mind or in mental or emotional processes
perspicacity-Acuteness of perception, discernment, or understanding
prurient-Inordinately interested in matters of sex; lascivious
pedagogue-A schoolteacher; an educator
pachyderm-Any of various large, thick-skinned, hoofed mammals such as the elephant, rhinoceros, or hippopotamus.
phrenologist-The study of the shape and protuberances of the skull,
pejorative-Tending to make or become worse
phenome-The smallest phonetic unit in a language that is capable of conveying a distinction in meaning,as the m of mat and the b of bat in English.
proselytize-To induce someone to convert to one's own religious faith
pedantic-Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rule
phantasmagoric-A fantastic sequence of haphazardly associative imagery, as seen in dreams or fever
pervasive-Having the quality or tendency to pervade or permeate
perfunctory-Done routinely and with little interest or care
philologist-Literary study or classical scholarship
philatelist-The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stamp collecting
proscribe-To denounce or condemn
penurious-Unwilling to spend money; stingy
platitudinous-A trite or banal remark or statement, especially one expressed as if it were original or significant
pusillanimity-state or quality of being pusillanimous; cowardice
persiflage-Light good-natured talk; banter
proliferate-To grow or multiply by rapidly producing new tissue, parts, cells, or offspring
phosphorescence-Persistent emission of light following exposure to and removal of incident radiation
preeminent-Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
plenitude-An ample amount or quantity; an abundance
pillory-A wooden framework on a post, with holes for the head and hands
polyglot-Speaking, writing, written in, or composed of several languages
parsimony-Unusual or excessive frugality; extreme economy or stinginess
paradigm-One that serves as a pattern or model
pathology-The scientific study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences
perquisite-A payment or profit received in addition to a regular wage or salary, especially a benefit expected as one's due
patois-A regional dialect, especially one without a literary tradition
patronymic-Of, relating to, or derived from the name of one's father or a paternal ancestor
paucity-Smallness of number; fewness
panchromatic-Sensitive to all colors
proleteriat-The class of industrial wage earners who, possessing neither capital nor production means, must earn their living by selling their labor.
pragmatist-A practical, matter-of-fact way of approaching or assessing situations or of solving problems.
purport-To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; profess
promulgated-To make known (a decree, for example) by public declaration; announce officially
percipient-Having the power of perceiving, especially perceiving keenly and readily
proclivity-A natural propensity or inclination; predisposition
panjandrum-An important or self-important person:
pannier-A large wicker basket, especially
panoply-A splendid or striking array
phlegmatic-Of or relating to phlegm; phlegmy,Having or suggesting a calm, sluggish temperament; unemotional
potentate-One who has the power and position to rule over others; a monarch
propitious-Presenting favorable circumstances; auspicious
progeny-One born of, begotten by, or derived from another; an offspring or a descendant.
promontory-A high ridge of land or rock jutting out into a body of water; a headland
precipitious-Resembling a precipice; extremely steep
peremptory-Putting an end to all debate or action:
panacea-A remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all.
prevaricated-To stray from or evade the truth; equivocate
protracted-To draw out or lengthen in time; prolong:
piquant-Pleasantly pungent or tart in taste; spicy.
Appealingly provocative: a piquant wit.
Charming, interesting, or attractive: a piquant face
prolific-Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile
quiescing-To be silent, as a letter; to have no sound.
querulous-Given to complaining; peevish
quibbler-To evade the truth or importance of an issue by raising trivial distinctions and objections
REGICIDE-The killing of a king.
REDOLENT-Having or emitting fragrance; aromatic
RESILIENT-Marked by the ability to recover readily, as from misfortune
RESURGENCE-A continuing after interruption; a renewal
RAPACIOUS-Taking by force; plundering
REMONSTRATE-To say or plead in protest, objection, or reproof
REQUITE-To make repayment or return for
RENEGADE-One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter
REPROBATE-A morally unprincipled person.
RETICENCE-The state or quality of being reluctant; unwillingness
RETINUE-The retainers or attendants accompanying a high-ranking person
RECANT-To make a formal retraction or disavowal of (a statement or belief to which one has previously committed oneself).
RESCIND-To make void; repeal or annul
REPLETE-Abundantly supplied; abounding
RUBE-not very intelligent or interested in culture
RECALCITRaNT-arked by stubborn resistance to and defiance of authority or guidance
RECIDIVIST-tendency to recidivate
REPERTORY-Something stored in or as if in such a place; a stock or collection
RHETORIC-Skill in using language effectively and persuasively
RETROGRESS-To return to an earlier, inferior, or less complex condition.
RENEGE-To fail to carry out a promise or commitment
SALUBRIOUS-Conducive or favorable to health or well-being
SYCOPHANT-A servile self-seeker who attempts to win favor by flattering influential people
SYPHILOLOGY-That branch of medicine which treats of syphilis
SCURRILOUS-Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language; foul-mouthed
SELF ABNEGATION-The setting aside of self-interest for the sake of others or for a belief or principle
SIMULATION-An imitation; a sham
SycophantIC-of a person or of behaviour) praising people in authority in a way that is not sincere, usually in order to get some advantage from them
SOPORIFIC-causing sleep or making a person feel sleepy
SOMNOLENT-almost sleeping, or causing sleep
SARDONIC-showing a lack of respect in a humorous but unkind way
STOCKADE-a strong wooden fence built around an area to defend it against attack
SEDENTARY-involving little exercise or physical activity
SOPHISTRY-the clever use of arguments which seem true but are really false, and are used in this way to deceive people
SUBVERSION-Subversion is the attempt to destroy or weaken an established system or government
SUPERCILIOUS-behaving as if or showing that you think that you are better than other people, and that their opinions etc. are not important
SUPERFLUOUS-more than is needed or wanted
SUPERVENED-To come or occur as something extraneous, additional, or unexpected
SERAPH-A celestial being having three pairs of wings
SEQUESTRATE-To seize; confiscate
SERAGLIO-A large harem.
SOJOURN-To reside temporarily
SERIATIM-One after another; in a series.
SEROUS-Containing, secreting, or resembling serum.
SANGUINE-Of the color of blood; red
SERRIED-Pressed or crowded together, especially in rows:
SENTENTIOUS-Terse and energetic in expression; pithy
SEPTICAEMIA-A poisoned condition of the blood produced by the absorption into it of septic or putrescent material; blood poisoning.
SEPTUAGENERIAN-person who is 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80
SEDULOUS-Persevering and constant in effort or application; assiduous
SUMPTUARY-Regulating or limiting personal expenditures
SUCCOUR-Assistance in time of distress; relief
SCYTHE-An implement consisting of a long, curved single-edged blade with a long bent handle, used for mowing or reaping
SOBRIETY-Moderation in or abstinence from consumption of alcoholic liquor or use of drugs
SUPPLICATIONS-To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying.
STRIDENT-Loud, harsh, grating, or shrill; discordant
SUCCINCT-Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse
SILO-A tall cylindrical structure, usually beside a barn, in which fodder is stored.
SERF-A member of the lowest feudal class, attached to the land owned by a lord and required to perform labor in return for certain legal or customary rights
SOLILOQUY-A dramatic or literary form of discourse in which a character talks to himself or herself or reveals his or her thoughts without addressing a listener.
SOLVENT-Capable of meeting financial obligations
SONOROUS-Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound.
SENTINEL-One that keeps guard; a sentry
SUBTERFUGE-A deceptive stratagem or device
TAXIDERMY-The art or operation of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition in a lifelike state.
TENUOUS-Having little substance
termagent-A quarrelsome, scolding woman; a shrew
TAUTOLOGY-Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy
TRANSCENDENCE-Surpassing others; preeminent or supreme
TENACIOUS-Holding or tending to hold persistently to something, such as a point of view
TRANSIENT-Passing with time; transitory
TORPOR-A state of mental or physical inactivity or insensibility
TRUNCATE-To shorten by or as if by cutting off
TRUCULENT-Disposed to fight; pugnacious
TIMOROUS-Full of apprehensiveness; timid
TENDENTIOUS-Marked by a strong implicit point of view; partisan
TRANSMUTATION-The act or an instance of transmuting; transformation
TRADUCE-To cause humiliation or disgrace to by making malicious and false statements
UXORIOUS-Excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife
URSINE-Of or characteristic of bears or a bear
UBIQUITOUS-Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
UNCTIOUS-Characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness
UNTENABLE-Being such that defense or maintenance is impossible
VULPINE-Of, resembling, or characteristic of a fox
VIVIFY-To give or bring life to; animate
VENDETTA-A bitter, destructive feud
VISCERAL-Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera
VAINGLORY-Boastful, unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities
VACUOUS-Devoid of matter; empty
VAGRANT-One who wanders from place to place without a permanent home or a means of livelihood.
VIVIPAROUS-Giving birth to living offspring that develop within the mother's body
VICTUALS-Food fit for human consumption.
VINOUS-Of, relating to, or made with wine
VERBOSITY-Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words;
VIRULENT-Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful
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