Lesson 15

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 15

SAT Word Skills 5
to incinerateverb

become reduced to ashes

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to postulateverb

an idea or assumption that serves as a premise of reasoning, or argumentation

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to acclimateverb

get used to a certain climate

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to contemplate
to contemplateverb

to spend a considerable amount of time thinking about a possible future option in a serious and quiet way

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to perambulateverb

walk with no particular goal

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to denigrateverb

cause to seem less serious; play down

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to recuperate
to recuperateverb

to recover from a disease or injury

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to evacuateverb

to leave a place to be safe from a dangerous situation

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to consummateverb

make perfect; bring to perfection

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to deviateverb

cause to turn away from a previous or expected course

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to placateverb

cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

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to confederateverb

form a group or unite

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to regenerateverb

restore strength

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to devastateverb

to destroy something completely

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to fumigateverb

treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests

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to narrateverb

narrate or give a detailed account of

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to assimilateverb

make similar

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to inculcateverb

teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

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to vacate
to vacateverb

leave behind empty; move out of

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to premeditateverb

consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand

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