Elite SAT Vocab 1101 - 1150

  1. Pecuniary
    [Adj] Of or involving money
  2. Flummox
    [V] To confuse or perplex
  3. Embed
    [V] To fix in a surrounding mass
  4. Rambunctious
    [Adj] Very loud and disorderly
  5. Interstices
    [N] Small spaces between things
  6. Potent
    [Adj] Powerful; having a strong effect
  7. Nepotism
    [N] Strong favoritism to relatives
  8. Amiable
    [Adj] Friendly and agreeable; sociable
  9. Congregate
    [V] To assemble into a group
  10. Demographics
    [N] The distribution of human population groups
  11. Ponderous
    [Adj] Clumsy and heavy; boring and labored
  12. Irony
    [N] A use of words in which the intended meaning is very different from the literal sense; an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs, esp. one that suggests a lesson about human folly
  13. Debris
    [N] Bits and pieces of rubbish
  14. Preempt
    [V] To take the place of; to take priority or precedence over
  15. Tawdry
    [Adj] Tastelessly showy
  16. Apprehend
    [V] To become aware of through the senses
  17. Effect
    [V] To bring about
  18. Buttress
    [V] To prop up or support
  19. Concoct
    [V] To invent; to create by combining ingredients, as in cooking
  20. Amalgamate
    [V] To blend together into one; to unite
  21. Shrewd
    [Adj] Clever in practical matters; cunning
  22. Prognosticate
    [V] To predict
  23. Knead
    [V] To press, rub or squeeze with hands
  24. Caustic
    [Adj] Capable of burning or corroding by chemical action; bitingly sarcastic, cutting
  25. Throe
    [N] A spasm of pain; strong yearning
  26. Sanction
    [V] To give official approval to; to penalize for violating a moral principle or international law
  27. Resonate
    [V] To echo
  28. Herald
    [V] To bear news; to announce
  29. Contumacious
    [Adj] Stubbornly disobedient; rebellious; insubordinate
  30. Timorous
    [Adj] Full of tear
  31. Replete
    [Adj] Well-filled; abundantly supplied
  32. Exiguous
    [Adj] Scanty; meager; small; slender
  33. Negotiate
    [V] To succeed in going over, coping with, or accomplishing
  34. Rigor
    [N] Strictness or severity
  35. Consensus
    [N] A position reached by a group as a whole or by majority will; general agreement
  36. Cede
    [V] To give or formally surrender to another
  37. Downtrodden
    [Adj] Badly and unfairly treated; oppressed
  38. Oblivious
    [Adj] Unaware
  39. Skirt
    [V] To lie along the edge of; to pass nearby or around, rather than through
  40. Jargon
    [N] The specialized terminology of a profession; incoherent speech
  41. Anathema
    [N] Someone or something that is hated
  42. Patriarch
    [N] A man who rules a family clan; a very respected old man
  43. Belligerent
    [Adj] Eager to fight; aggressive; engaged in warfare
  44. Epithet
    [N] A descriptive term for a person or thing
  45. Deficit
    [N] An inadequacy; an unfavorable condition or position
  46. Forbidding
    [Adj] Disagreeable; menacing
  47. Equanimity
    [N] Evenness of temper, esp. as a characteristic state
  48. Emolument
    [N] Payment for an office or employment
  49. Pacify
    [V] To make peaceful; to restore calm
  50. Entrenched
    [Adj] Dug in
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Elite SAT Vocab 1101 - 1150
Elite SAT Vocab 1101 - 1150