Word list: Lesson 7

Lesson 7

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 7

SAT Word Skills 2
extensible
extensibleadjective

capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out

extensive
extensiveadjective

large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

extensor
extensornoun

(anatomy) a muscle that helps a body part or limb be stretched out by contraction

external
externaladjective

connected with or forming the outer surface of something or someone

bibliography
bibliographynoun

a list of writings with time and place of publication (such as the writings of a single author or the works referred to in preparing a document etc.)

bibliomania
bibliomanianoun

preoccupation with the acquisition and possession of books

bibliophile
bibliophilenoun

someone who loves (and usually collects) books

to wane
to waneverb

(of moon) to gradually become smaller

to wax
to waxverb

to increase in size, intensity, strength, etc.

excitable
excitableadjective

easily excited

excitation
excitationnoun

something that agitates and arouses

legacy
legacynoun

(law) a gift of personal property by will

to legalize
to legalizeverb

make legal

to legislate
to legislateverb

make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

legislator
legislatornoun

someone who makes or enacts laws

to legitimate
to legitimateverb

make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone)

electrolysis
electrolysisnoun

(chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions

glacial
glacialadjective

relating to or derived from a glacier

glacier
glaciernoun

a huge mass of ice that moves very slowly, usually down a slope