Word list: Lesson 50

Lesson 50

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 50

SAT Word Skills 2
to lithograph
to lithographverb

make by lithography

to perjure
to perjureverb

knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury

perjury
perjurynoun

criminal offense of making false statements under oath

to disinfect
to disinfectverb

destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing

disinfectant
disinfectantnoun

an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

valediction
valedictionnoun

the act of saying farewell

valedictorian
valedictoriannoun

the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement

valedictory
valedictoryadjective

of a speech expressing leave-taking

antichrist
antichristnoun

(Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament; the Antichrist will rule the world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ

antidepressant
antidepressantnoun

any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects

antidote
antidotenoun

a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

antigen
antigennoun

any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

antipathy
antipathynoun

hatred and hostility felt toward something or someone

antipodes
antipodesnoun

any two places or regions on diametrically opposite sides of the Earth

antiseptic
antisepticadjective

thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

antispasmodic
antispasmodicnoun

a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

antistrophe
antistrophenoun

the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama; the second of two metrically corresponding sections in a poem

to impoverish
to impoverishverb

take away

impoverished
impoverishedadjective

poor enough to need help from others