Word list: Lesson 33

Lesson 33

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 33

SAT Word Skills 2
to billow
to billowverb

rise up as if in waves

billowing
billowingadjective

characterized by great swelling waves or surges

contradiction
contradictionnoun

opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas

contradictory
contradictoryadjective

of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false

contraband
contrabandadjective

distributed or sold illicitly

to contravene
to contraveneverb

deny the truth of

to repose
to reposeverb

put in a horizontal position

repository
repositorynoun

a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

to abrade
to abradeverb

wear away

abrasive
abrasiveadjective

the act of receiving

hydraulic
hydraulicadjective

of or relating to the study of hydraulics

hydrodynamics
hydrodynamicsnoun

study of fluids in motion

hydroelectric
hydroelectricadjective

of or relating to or used in the production of electricity by waterpower

hydrometer
hydrometernoun

a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid

hydrostatics
hydrostaticsnoun

study of the mechanical properties of fluids that are not in motion

hydrous
hydrousadjective

containing combined water (especially water of crystallization as in a hydrate)

catalogue
cataloguenoun

a complete list of things; usually arranged systematically

categorical
categoricaladjective

relating to or included in a category or categories