SAT Word Skills 3

SAT Word Skills 3 - Lesson 27

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10 min
to allure
verb
to attract or tempt someone, particularly by offering or showing something appealing
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allusion
noun
a statement that implies or indirectly mentions something or someone else, especially as a literary device
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vendible
adjective
fit to be offered for sale
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vendition
noun
the act of selling goods for a living
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vendor
noun
someone on the street who offers food, clothing, etc. for sale
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thoroughbred
noun
an animal with a purebred lineage that has not been mixed with any other breeds, and is typically associated with horses that are bred specifically for racing purposes
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thoroughfare
noun
a road, street, or passage that provides a direct route or passage for vehicles, pedestrians, or both
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pestilent
adjective
likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
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pestilence
noun
a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
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impermissible
adjective
prohibited by the law
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impervious
adjective
resistant to being affected or damaged by something
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implacable
adjective
incapable of being placated
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implausible
adjective
not seeming believable or reasonable enough to be considered true
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defendant
noun
a person in a law court who is sued by someone else or is accused of committing a crime
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defensible
adjective
capable of being easily supported by arguments or adequately justified by reasoning
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defensive
adjective
designed or used in a way that provides a person or thing with protection against attack
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defiance
noun
intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude
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defiant
adjective
boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
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