Word list: Lesson 24

Lesson 24

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 24

SAT Word Skills 2
epidemic
epidemicadjective

(especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously

pandemic
pandemicadjective

epidemic over a wide geographical area

epidermis
epidermisnoun

(anatomy) the outer layer of the skin that overlays the dermis

epizootic
epizooticadjective

(of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region

interim
interimadjective

serving during an intermediate interval of time

to interject
to interjectverb

to insert between other elements

interlocutor
interlocutornoun

a person who takes part in a conversation

interloper
interlopernoun

someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

interlude
interludenoun

a short interval between parts of a play, movie, etc.

to intermediate
to intermediateverb

act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

intermission
intermissionnoun

the act of suspending activity temporarily

peccable
peccableadjective

liable to sin

peccadillo
peccadillonoun

a petty misdeed

peccant
peccantadjective

liable to sin

vestige
vestigenoun

an indication that something has been present

vestigial
vestigialadjective

not fully developed in mature animals

to err
to errverb

to make a mistake or be incorrect

erroneous
erroneousadjective

containing or characterized by error

errant
errantadjective

straying from the right course or from accepted standards

erratic
erraticadjective

liable to sudden unpredictable change