Word list: Lesson 15

Lesson 15

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 15

SAT Word Skills 2
exorbitance
exorbitancenoun

excessive excess

exorbitant
exorbitantadjective

greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

susceptible
susceptibleadjective

(often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of

susceptibility
susceptibilitynoun

the state of being susceptible; easily affected

to venture
to ventureverb

proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

venturesome
venturesomeadjective

disposed to venture or take risks

to regress
to regressverb

go back to bad behavior

regression
regressionnoun

returning to a former state

prig
prignoun

a person regarded as arrogant and annoying

priggish
priggishadjective

exaggeratedly proper

illicit
illicitadjective

contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention

illiterate
illiterateadjective

not able to read or write

antispasmodic
antispasmodicnoun

a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

antithesis
antithesisnoun

exact opposite

antitoxin
antitoxinnoun

an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin

luscious
lusciousadjective

sexually attractive and very seductive

lustrous
lustrousadjective

brilliant

to luxuriate
to luxuriateverb

thrive profusely or flourish extensively

luxurious
luxuriousadjective

displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses