Word list: Lesson 46

Lesson 46

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 46

SAT Word Skills 2
to embody
to embodyverb

represent, as of a character on stage

embodied
embodiedadjective

possessing or existing in bodily form

embodiment
embodimentnoun

a new personification of a familiar idea

inhospitable
inhospitableadjective

unfavorable to life or growth

inhuman
inhumanadjective

without compunction or human feeling

ingratitude
ingratitudenoun

a lack of gratitude

to ingratiate
to ingratiateverb

gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

ingrate
ingratenoun

a person who shows no gratitude

privateer
privateernoun

a privately owned warship commissioned to prey on the commercial shipping or warships of an enemy nation

privation
privationnoun

act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

privy
privyadjective

(followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known

chaste
chasteadjective

morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

chastity
chastitynoun

abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)

to chastise
to chastiseverb

censure severely

herbaceous
herbaceousadjective

characteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part

herbarium
herbariumnoun

a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study

herbivorous
herbivorousadjective

feeding only on plants

dolor
dolornoun

(poetry) painful grief

dolorous
dolorousadjective

showing sorrow