Word list: Lesson 34

Lesson 34

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 34

SAT Word Skills 2
to dissect
to dissectverb

cut open or cut apart

dissection
dissectionnoun

cutting so as to separate into pieces

epicycle
epicyclenoun

a circle that rolls around (inside or outside) another circle; generates an epicycloid or hypocycloid

epicycloid
epicycloidnoun

a line generated by a point on a circle rolling around another circle

to contuse
to contuseverb

injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of

contusion
contusionnoun

an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

to superintend
to superintendverb

watch and direct

superlative
superlativeadjective

highest in quality

supernumerary
supernumeraryadjective

more than is needed, desired, or required

to supersede
to supersedeverb

take the place or move into the position of

to supervene
to superveneverb

take place as an additional or unexpected development

to accord
to accordverb

allow to have

centilitre
centilitrenoun

a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter

centimetre
centimetrenoun

a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter

centenary
centenaryadjective

of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

centurion
centurionnoun

(ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers

populace
populacenoun

people in general considered as a whole

populous
populousadjective

densely populated

population
populationnoun

the number of people who live in a city, state, or country