Word list: Lesson 36

Lesson 36

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 36

SAT Word Skills 2
hypnosis
hypnosisnoun

a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion

hypnotic
hypnoticadjective

of or relating to hypnosis

to hypnotize
to hypnotizeverb

induce hypnosis in

to convey
to conveyverb

(of information) make known; pass on

conveyance
conveyancenoun

act of transferring property title from one person to another

fervor
fervornoun

feelings of great warmth and intensity

fervid
fervidadjective

characterized by intense emotion

fervent
ferventadjective

characterized by intense emotion

sibilant
sibilantadjective

(phonetics)(of a speech sound) containing or making a hissing sound when pronounced

to sibilate
to sibilateverb

make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval

to nurture
to nurtureverb

help develop, help grow

nutriment
nutrimentnoun

a source of materials to nourish the body

nutritive
nutritiveadjective

of or providing nourishment

to dissemble
to dissembleverb

make believe with the intent to deceive

to disseminate
to disseminateverb

cause to become widely known

dissidence
dissidencenoun

disagreement; especially disagreement with the government

dissident
dissidentnoun

a person who dissents from some established policy

lateral
lateraladjective

lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body

latish
latishadjective

somewhat late

lattice
latticenoun

framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal