Word list: Lesson 3

Lesson 3

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 3

SAT Word Skills 2
declamation
declamationnoun

vehement oratory

declamatory
declamatoryadjective

ostentatiously lofty in style

declarative
declarativeadjective

relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration

declension
declensionnoun

(grammar)(in some languages) a group of nouns, pronouns or adjectives changing in the same way to indicate case, number and gender

unspeakable
unspeakableadjective

defying expression or description

unsophisticated
unsophisticatedadjective

not wise in the ways of the world

to unsettle
to unsettleverb

disturb the composure of

unscrupulous
unscrupulousadjective

without scruples or principles

unscathed
unscathedadjective

not injured or harmed

to instigate
to instigateverb

provoke or stir up

instigator
instigatornoun

a person who initiates a course of action

to attribute
to attributeverb

attribute or credit to

attrition
attritionnoun

the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction

profane
profaneadjective

characterized by profanity or cursing

profanity
profanitynoun

vulgar or irreverent speech or action

to oversee
to overseeverb

watch and direct

overseer
overseernoun

a person who directs and manages an organization

irrational
irrationaladjective

not consistent with or using reason

irreducible
irreducibleadjective

incapable of being made smaller or simpler