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Words from Official SAT Study Guide Test 8

Alacrityspeed and eagerness
Amiablefriendly; lovable
Apatheticlacking energy or interest
Bypassesavoids; finds a way around
Capriciouswhimsical; changeable
Censuresblames
Conciliatoryseeking compromise
Convergencecoming together
Cumulativebuilding up
Defermentputting off
Deliberationcareful thought
Delineatesoutlines
Derelictrundown; abandoned
Discrepancyinconsistency
Embitteredfull of bitter feelings
Encroachingtrespassing
Eradicatewipe out
Exacerbatesmakes worse
Exasperationfrustration and annoyance
Exorbitantexcessive
Flabbergastedshocked; speechless
Foil forperson that shows another to advantage
Frugaleconomical
Glacialicy; unfriendly
Grimydirty
Inconsequentialunimportant
Indiscerniblenot easy to see
Infusioninflux
Integrityhonesty
Jadedtired; bored
Juxtapositionplacing two thing nest to each other
Litheflexible
Miffedannoyed
Mitigator moderator
Modicumtiny amount
Negatewipe out
Nondescripthaving no special qualities; ordinary
Penuriousmiserly
Phlegmaticcalm; imperturbable
Razingcutting down
Recrimination blame
Reprievelet off (at least temporarily)
Rousingstirring
Salvageablecan be saved
Scouringcleaning thoroughly; thorough searching
Secludedlonely; isolated
Solacecomfort
Squelchsuppress; crush
Stiflingsuppressing
Surfeitexcess
Tangentialoff the point; irrelevant
Tempermoderate
Tremuloushesitant
Unyieldingnot giving up
Vigilantwary; watchful
Waningdeclining
Warpedtwisted; distorted
Warycautious
Wrathanger

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