Word list: Lesson 25

Lesson 25

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 25

SAT Word Skills 2
to qualify
to qualifyverb

describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

qualitative
qualitativeadjective

involving distinctions based on qualities

emphasis
emphasisnoun

special importance or significance

to emphasize
to emphasizeverb

the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category

emphatic
emphaticadjective

spoken with emphasis

to compute
to computeverb

make a mathematical calculation or computation

computation
computationnoun

the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

galvanic
galvanicadjective

pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action

galvanism
galvanismnoun

electricity produced by chemical action

to galvanize
to galvanizeverb

stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock

arbor
arbornoun

a framework that supports climbing plants

arboreal
arborealadjective

of or relating to or formed by trees

arboriculture
arboriculturenoun

the tending of and caring for trees

discomfort
discomfortnoun

the state of being tense and feeling pain

to discomfit
to discomfitverb

cause to lose one's composure

sociable
sociableadjective

inclined to or conducive to companionship with others

socialist
socialistadjective

advocating or following the socialist principles

profuse
profuseadjective

produced or growing in extreme abundance

profusion
profusionnoun

the property of being extremely abundant

profuseness
profusenessnoun

the property of being extremely abundant