Word list: Lesson 31

Lesson 31

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 31

SAT Word Skills 2
guile
guilenoun

the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

guileless
guilelessadjective

free of deceit

peaceable
peaceableadjective

inclined or disposed to peace

peaceful
peacefuladjective

free from conflict, violence or agitation

hardhearted
hardheartedadjective

lacking in feeling or pity or warmth

hardihood
hardihoodnoun

the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger

hardy
hardyadjective

having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

definite
definiteadjective

fixed, clear and obvious

definitive
definitiveadjective

clearly defined or formulated

to inure
to inureverb

cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate

inured
inuredadjective

made tough by habitual exposure

mordant
mordantadjective

of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

mordacious
mordaciousadjective

biting or given to biting

eminent
eminentadjective

of imposing height; especially standing out above others

eminence
eminencenoun

high status importance owing to marked superiority

rote
rotenoun

memorization by repetition

rotary
rotaryadjective

relating to or characterized by rotation

rotund
rotundadjective

spherical in shape

to deport
to deportverb

to force a foreigner to leave a country, usually because they have broken the law

deportment
deportmentnoun

(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people