Lesson 5

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 5

SAT Word Skills 5
reparationnoun

something done or paid in expiation of a wrong

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acculturationnoun

the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

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demarcationnoun

the boundary of a specific area

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fruitionnoun

something that is made real or concrete

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incursionnoun

the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)

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coronationnoun

the ceremony of installing a new monarch

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gumptionnoun

fortitude and determination

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hesitationnoun

a certain degree of unwillingness

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retributionnoun

the action of making amends for a mistake

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formationnoun

an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

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permutationnoun

complete change in character or condition

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insurrectionnoun

organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

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compunctionnoun

a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)

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dissipationnoun

useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly

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depredationnoun

an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding

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involutionnoun

the act of sharing in the activities of a group

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derelictionnoun

willful negligence

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importationnoun

commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

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locomotionnoun

self-propelled movement

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