Word list: Lesson 48

Lesson 48

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 48

SAT Word Skills 2
violation
violationnoun

a crime less serious than a felony

violator
violatornoun

someone who assaults others sexually

maraud
maraudnoun

a sudden short attack

marauder
maraudernoun

someone who attacks in search of booty

to deprave
to depraveverb

corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

depravity
depravitynoun

moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

to deprecate
to deprecateverb

express strong disapproval of; deplore

to depreciate
to depreciateverb

lose in value

depreciation
depreciationnoun

a decrease in price or value

to allocate
to allocateverb

distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

to allot
to allotverb

give out

to alloy
to alloyverb

make an alloy of

colloquial
colloquialadjective

characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

colloquy
colloquynoun

formal conversation

variable
variableadjective

liable to or capable of change

variant
variantadjective

differing from a norm or standard

metronome
metronomenoun

clicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music

metropolis
metropolisnoun

a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

florid
floridadjective

elaborately or excessively ornamented

floridness
floridnessnoun

extravagant elaborateness