Lesson 47

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 47

SAT Word Skills 2
to condone
to condoneverb

excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with

condolence
condolencenoun

an expression of sympathy with another's grief

to blunder
to blunderverb

commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

blunderbuss
blunderbussnoun

a short musket of wide bore with a flared muzzle

to lacerate
to lacerateverb

cut or tear irregularly

laceration
lacerationnoun

the act of lacerating

judgment
judgmentnoun

the quality of being able to make logical decisions

judicature
judicaturenoun

the act of meting out justice according to the law

judicial
judicialadjective

ordered or issued by a court of law

judicious
judiciousadjective

marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

persona
personanoun

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

personable
personableadjective

(of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality

personage
personagenoun

another word for person; a person not meriting identification

personal
personaladjective

belonging to one person

personnel
personnelnoun

the group of people who work in an organization or in any branch of the military

carcass
carcassnoun

the dead body of an animal especially one slaughtered and dressed for food

carnage
carnagenoun

the savage and excessive killing of many people

carnal
carnaladjective

marked by the appetites and passions of the body