Word list: Lesson 49

Lesson 49

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 49

SAT Word Skills 2
calumny
calumnynoun

a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

to calumniate
to calumniateverb

charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

genial
genialadjective

diffusing warmth and friendliness

geniality
genialitynoun

a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

juridical
juridicaladjective

relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge

jurisdiction
jurisdictionnoun

the power or authority of a court of law or an organization to make legal decisions and judgements

jurisprudence
jurisprudencenoun

the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

juror
jurornoun

someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury

to dissuade
to dissuadeverb

turn away from by persuasion

dissuasion
dissuasionnoun

persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action

amour
amournoun

a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

amorous
amorousadjective

inclined toward or displaying love

amity
amitynoun

a cordial disposition

amiable
amiableadjective

diffusing warmth and friendliness

amicable
amicableadjective

characterized by friendship and good will

exact
exactadjective

marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact

exacting
exactingadjective

having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures

inexpensive
inexpensiveadjective

being low in price

inexhaustible
inexhaustibleadjective

that cannot be entirely consumed or used up

inexcusable
inexcusableadjective

without excuse or justification