SAT Word Skills 3

SAT Word Skills 3 - Lesson 27

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to allureverb

to attract or tempt someone, particularly by offering or showing something appealing

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allusionnoun

a statement that implies or indirectly mentions something or someone else, especially as a literary device

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vendibleadjective

fit to be offered for sale

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venditionnoun

the act of selling goods for a living

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vendor
vendornoun

someone on the street who offers food, clothing, etc. for sale

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thoroughbrednoun

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
thoroughfarenoun

a road, street, or passage that provides a direct route or passage for vehicles, pedestrians, or both

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pestilentadjective

likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

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pestilencenoun

a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of

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impermissibleadjective

prohibited by the law

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imperviousadjective

resistant to being affected or damaged by something

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implacableadjective

incapable of being placated

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implausibleadjective

not seeming believable or reasonable enough to be considered true

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defendantnoun

a person in a law court who is sued by someone else or is accused of committing a crime

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defensibleadjective

capable of being easily supported by arguments or adequately justified by reasoning

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defensiveadjective

designed or used in a way that provides a person or thing with protection against attack

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defiancenoun

intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude

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defiantadjective

boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

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