Word list: Lesson 44

Lesson 44

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 44

SAT Word Skills 2
hypothesis
hypothesisnoun

an explanation based on limited facts and evidence that is not yet proved to be true

hypothetical
hypotheticaladjective

based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

corruptible
corruptibleadjective

capable of being corrupted

corruption
corruptionnoun

lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain

to evolve
to evolveverb

to develop from a simple to a more complicated form over a long period of time

evolution
evolutionnoun

a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

synonym
synonymnoun

two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context

syndicate
syndicatenoun

an association of companies for some definite purpose

synchronism
synchronismnoun

the relation that exists when things occur at the same time

synaeresis
synaeresisnoun

the separation of liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese making)

veracity
veracitynoun

unwillingness to tell lies

veracious
veraciousadjective

precisely accurate

verisimilitude
verisimilitudenoun

the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true

veritable
veritableadjective

not counterfeit or copied

verity
veritynoun

an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth

to manifest
to manifestverb

reveal its presence or make an appearance

to manifold
to manifoldverb

make multiple copies of

consonant
consonantadjective

involving or characterized by harmony

consonance
consonancenoun

the property of sounding harmonious