Word list: Lesson 10

Lesson 10

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 10

SAT Word Skills 2
inadvisable
inadvisableadjective

not sensible and likely to have unwanted consequences

inalienable
inalienableadjective

incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another

inane
inaneadjective

extremely silly or stupid

inanimate
inanimateadjective

belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things

rancor
rancornoun

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

rancorous
rancorousadjective

showing deep-seated resentment

to exorcise
to exorciseverb

expel through adjuration or prayers

exorcism
exorcismnoun

freeing from evil spirits

outreach
outreachnoun

the act of reaching out

to outride
to outrideverb

ride better, faster, or further than

outright
outrightadverb

without restrictions or stipulations or further payments

to tantalize
to tantalizeverb

harass with persistent criticism or carping

tantamount
tantamountadjective

being essentially equal to something

to abstain
to abstainverb

choose not to consume

abstemious
abstemiousadjective

sparing in consumption of especially food and drink

abstinence
abstinencenoun

act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite

inconsistent
inconsistentadjective

displaying a lack of consistency

inconstant
inconstantadjective

likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable

inconvenient
inconvenientadjective

not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs

inconsiderable
inconsiderableadjective

too small or unimportant to merit attention