SAT words week 2

  1. Conciliatory
    soothing, appeasing, showing willingness to reconcile
  2. Credible
    capable of being believed, plausible
  3. Exonerate
    to be free from blame
  4. Incontrovertible
    indisputable, not open to questions
  5. Indict
    to officially charge with wrongdoing or a crime
  6. Litigious
    prone to engage in lawsuits
  7. Partisan
    devoted to or biased in support of a party, group or cause
  8. Parity
    equality, as in amont, status, or value
  9. Rectitude
    moral uprightness, righteousness
  10. Remiss
    lax in attending to duty, negligent
  11. Repudiate
    to reject the validity or authority of
  12. Sanctimonious
    feigning piety or righteousness
  13. Scrupulous
    principled, having a strong sense of right and wrong, conscientious and exacting
  14. Solicitous
  15. Sophistry
    plausible but misleading or fallacious argument
  16. Substantiate
    to support with proof or evidence, verify
  17. Veracity
    adherence to the truth, truthfulness
  18. Vindicate
    to free from blame
  19. Cajole
    to urge with repeated appeals, teasing, or flattery
  20. Chicanery
  21. Obsequious
    fawning and servile
  22. Sycophant
    insincere, obsequious flatterer
  23. Altruism
    unselfish concern for the welfare of others, selflessness
  24. Eminent
    distinguished, prominent
  25. Empathy
    identification with and uderstanding of anothers situation, feelings, and motives
  26. Extol
    to praise highly
  27. Laudatory
    full of praise
  28. Magnanimous
    courageously or generously noble in mind and heart
  29. Philanthropic
    humanitarian, benevolent, relating to monetary generosity
  30. Reciprocate
    to mutually take or give, to respond in kind
  31. Defunct
    no longer existing or functioning
  32. Eradicate
    to get rid of as if by tearing it up by the roots, abolish
  33. Expurgate
    to remove objectionable content before publication or release
  34. Extirpate
    to destroy
  35. Quell
    to put down forcibly, suppress
  36. Raze
    to level to the ground, demolish
  37. Squelch
    to crush as if by trampling, squash
  38. Supplant
    to unsurp the place of, esp through intrigue or underhanded tactics
  39. Stymie
    to thwart or stump
  40. Abase
    to lower in rank, prestige, or esteem
  41. Deride
    to mock contemptuously
  42. Derogatory
    insulting or intended to insult
  43. Disparage
    to speak of negatively, to belittle
  44. Effrontery
    brazen boldness, presumptuousness
  45. Ignominy
    great personal dishonor or humiliation, disgraceful conduct
  46. Impugn
    to attack as false or questionablr
  47. Mar
    to damage, esp in a disfiguring way
  48. Pejorative
    disparaging, belittling, insulting
  49. Vex
    to annoy or bother, to perplex
  50. Vindictive
    disposed to seek revenge, revengeful, spiteful
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SAT words week 2
SAT words week 2