Word list: Lesson 2

Lesson 2

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 2

SAT Word Skills 2
faun
faunnoun

ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr

fauna
faunanoun

a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

lethargic
lethargicadjective

deficient in alertness or activity

lethargy
lethargynoun

a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)

unconscionable
unconscionableadjective

greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

subconscious
subconsciousnoun

psychic activity just below the level of awareness

peerage
peeragenoun

the peers of a kingdom considered as a group

peerless
peerlessadjective

eminent beyond or above comparison

antagonism
antagonismnoun

(biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure

antagonistic
antagonisticadjective

characterized by antagonism or antipathy

fallacious
fallaciousadjective

intended to deceive

fallacy
fallacynoun

a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning

fallible
fallibleadjective

likely to fail or make errors

syllabic
syllabicadjective

consisting of a syllable or syllables

syllabication
syllabicationnoun

forming or dividing words into syllables

decasyllable
decasyllablenoun

a verse line having ten syllables

disyllable
disyllablenoun

a word having two syllables

debility
debilitynoun

the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

to debilitate
to debilitateverb

make weak

debilitative
debilitativeadjective

causing debilitation