Lesson 10

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10 min
SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 10

SAT Word Skills 5
parlousadjective

fraught with danger

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speciousadjective

plausible but false

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sonorousadjective

full and loud and deep

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studiousadjective

marked by care and effort

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prestigiousadjective

exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige

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lugubriousadjective

excessively mournful

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ludicrousadjective

broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

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ravenousadjective

devouring or craving food in great quantities

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copiousadjective

large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)

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audaciousadjective

invulnerable to fear or intimidation

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ominousadjective

presaging ill fortune

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harmoniousadjective

exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities

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hideousadjective

grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

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invidiousadjective

containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice

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noxiousadjective

injurious to physical or mental health

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fictitiousadjective

adopted in order to deceive

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dubiousadjective

likely to be dishonest

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strenuousadjective

characterized by or performed with much energy or force

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meticulousadjective

marked by extreme care in treatment of details

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