Word list: Lesson 13

Lesson 13

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 13

SAT Word Skills 2
restitution
restitutionnoun

the act of restoring something to its original state

restive
restiveadjective

being in a tense state

restorative
restorativeadjective

tending to impart new life and vigor to

restrained
restrainedadjective

cool and formal in manner

to transfuse
to transfuseverb

give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to

transfusion
transfusionnoun

the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery

to fluctuate
to fluctuateverb

be unstable

fluctuation
fluctuationnoun

the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes

banal
banaladjective

repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

banality
banalitynoun

a trite or obvious remark

to disavow
to disavowverb

refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with

disavowal
disavowalnoun

denial of any connection with or knowledge of

genealogist
genealogistnoun

an expert in genealogy

genealogy
genealogynoun

the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

to overreach
to overreachverb

fail by aiming too high or trying too hard

overpass
overpassnoun

bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels

to overhang
to overhangverb

be suspended over or hang over

to felicitate
to felicitateverb

express congratulations

felicitous
felicitousadjective

exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

felicity
felicitynoun

pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)