Lesson 17

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 17

SAT Word Skills 5
vaporizernoun

a device that puts out a substance in the form of a vapor (especially for medicinal inhalation)

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predecessornoun

one who precedes you in time (as in holding a position or office)

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pioneernoun

someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art

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glaziernoun

someone who cuts flat glass to size

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imposturenoun

pretending to be another person

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viper
vipernoun

a venomous Eurasian snake with relatively large fangs that goes deep into the body of a prey

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raconteurnoun

a person skilled in telling anecdotes

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heifer
heifernoun

a young female cow that has not given birth yet or has only one calf

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tethernoun

restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

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gossamernoun

a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture

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anemometernoun

a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

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grenadiernoun

deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail

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administrator
administratornoun

someone whose job is managing and organizing the work of a company or institution

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slandernoun

words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

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spelunkernoun

a person who explores caves

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curatornoun

someone who is in charge of a museum, taking care of a collection, artwork, etc.

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demeanornoun

(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

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aperturenoun

a device that controls amount of light admitted

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