Lesson 4

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 4

SAT Word Skills 5
stupendousadjective

so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

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insidiousadjective

intended to entrap

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coniferousadjective

relating to trees with hard and dry fruits called cones and needle-shaped leaves

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salaciousadjective

suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

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saponaceousadjective

resembling or having the qualities of soap

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timorousadjective

timid by nature or revealing timidity

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gloriousadjective

having or deserving or conferring glory

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obnoxiousadjective

extremely unpleasant or rude

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pusillanimousadjective

lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful

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courageous
courageousadjective

expressing no fear when faced with danger

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venousadjective

of or contained in or performing the function of the veins

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obstreperousadjective

boisterously and noisily aggressive

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impecuniousadjective

not having enough money to pay for necessities

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carnivorousadjective

(used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals

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rebelliousadjective

not willing to follow rules or accept norms and standards; showing resistance to authority

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fugaciousadjective

lasting a very short time

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gregariousadjective

(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species

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deciduousadjective

(of plants) annually losing leaves

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voraciousadjective

excessively greedy and grasping

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ligneousadjective

consisting of or containing lignin or xylem

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