Word list: Lesson 20

Lesson 20

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 20

SAT Word Skills 2
epistle
epistlenoun

a book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle

epistolary
epistolaryadjective

written in the form of or carried on by letters or correspondence

epistemology
epistemologynoun

the philosophical theory of knowledge

antechamber
antechambernoun

a large entrance or reception room or area

to antedate
to antedateverb

establish something as being earlier relative to something else

to antecede
to antecedeverb

be earlier in time; go back further

antediluvian
antediluvianadjective

so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

antemeridian
antemeridianadjective

before noon

antenatal
antenataladjective

occurring or existing before birth

anterior
anterioradjective

of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

anteroom
anteroomnoun

a large entrance or reception room or area

loath
loathadjective

(usually followed by `to') strongly opposed

to loathe
to loatheverb

to dislike something or someone very much often with a sense of disgust

to probe
to probeverb

question or examine thoroughly and closely

probate
probatenoun

the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements

probity
probitynoun

complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles

irrefutable
irrefutableadjective

impossible to deny or disprove