Word list: Lesson 32

Lesson 32

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 32

SAT Word Skills 2
heptagon
heptagonnoun

(geometry) a flat figure with seven straight sides and seven angles

intricate
intricateadjective

having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate

intricacy
intricacynoun

marked by elaborately complex detail

aesthete
aesthetenoun

one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature

aesthetic
aestheticadjective

relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics

to rhapsodize
to rhapsodizeverb

say (something) with great enthusiasm

rhapsody
rhapsodynoun

(in ancient Greece) an epic poem adapted for recitation

to convolve
to convolveverb

curl, wind, or twist together

convolution
convolutionnoun

the action of coiling or twisting or winding together

convoluted
convolutedadjective

rolled longitudinally upon itself

forefather
forefathernoun

the founder of a family

foreground
foregroundnoun

the part of a picture or photograph that seems nearer to the viewer

malcontent
malcontentadjective

discontented as toward authority

malediction
maledictionnoun

the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)

malefactor
malefactornoun

someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

maleficent
maleficentadjective

harmful or evil in intent or effect

malevolent
malevolentadjective

having or exerting a malignant influence

malfeasance
malfeasancenoun

wrongful conduct by a public official

malicious
maliciousadjective

having the nature of or resulting from malice