SAT Word Skills 3

SAT Word Skills 3 - Lesson 28

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11 min
untowardadjective

not expected, normally inconvenient or unpleasant

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unutterableadjective

defying expression or description

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unwittingadjective

not done with purpose or intent

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unwontedadjective

unaccustomed or unusual

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aureolenoun

an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

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aurora
auroranoun

an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

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auroraladjective

characteristic of the dawn

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to denominateverb

assign a name or title to

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denomination
denominationnoun

identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

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denominatornoun

the number below the line in a fraction that shows how many parts the numerator divides into

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hypocrisynoun

insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have

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hypocritenoun

someone who pretends to have virtues or beliefs they do not practice, often contradicting their own stated values or engaging in deceptive behavior

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hypocriticaladjective

professing feelings or virtues one does not have

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incontrovertibleadjective

necessarily or demonstrably true

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incorrigibleadjective

impervious to correction by punishment

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incredulitynoun

doubt about the truth of something

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incredulousadjective

not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving

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to misconstrue
to misconstrueverb

interpret in the wrong way

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to miscountverb

count wrongly

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miscreantnoun

a person without moral scruples

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