Lesson 8

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 8

SAT Word Skills 5
scurvynoun

a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

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coveynoun

a small flock of grouse or partridge

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nunnerynoun

the convent of a community of nuns

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parodynoun

humorous or satirical mimicry

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hesitancynoun

a feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something

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apiarynoun

a shed containing a number of beehives

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chancerynoun

a court with jurisdiction in equity

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finerynoun

expensive or showy clothes and accessories, especially those worn on special occasions

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consistencynoun

the quality of always acting or being the same way, or having the same opinions or standards

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curtsynoun

bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women

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vinerynoun

a farm of grapevines where wine grapes are produced

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cacophonynoun

loud confusing disagreeable sounds

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hegemonynoun

the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others

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paritynoun

(physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system

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refinerynoun

an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance

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sobrietynoun

the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol

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casualtynoun

someone who is killed or wounded during a war or an accident

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masonrynoun

Freemasons collectively

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quandarynoun

a state of being perplexed or uncertain about how to proceed in a difficult situation

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