Word list: Lesson 45

Lesson 45

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 45

SAT Word Skills 2
faulty
faultyadjective

having a defect

fatuous
fatuousadjective

extremely silly or stupid

faux pas
faux pasnoun

a socially awkward or tactless act

anglophobia
anglophobianoun

dislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs

Anglo-Saxon
Anglo-Saxonadjective

of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language

misdeed
misdeednoun

an illegal or evil action

misdemeanor
misdemeanornoun

a crime less serious than a felony

mishap
mishapnoun

a mistake or accident that is unfortunate but has no serious consequences

to misinterpret
to misinterpretverb

interpret falsely

to mislay
to mislayverb

place (something) where one cannot find it again

visage
visagenoun

the appearance conveyed by a person's face

visionary
visionaryadjective

not practical or realizable; speculative

vista
vistanoun

the visual percept of a region

to saturate
to saturateverb

cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance

saturnine
saturnineadjective

showing a brooding ill humor

mendacious
mendaciousadjective

given to lying

mendacity
mendacitynoun

the tendency to be untruthful

mendicant
mendicantadjective

practicing beggary

mendaciously
mendaciouslyadverb

in a mendacious and untruthful manner