Lesson 18

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 18

SAT Word Skills 5
to proselytizeverb

convert to another faith or religion

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to ostracizeverb

expel from a community or group

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to mesmerizeverb

attract strongly, as if with a magnet

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to lionizeverb

assign great social importance to

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to enfranchiseverb

grant voting rights

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to economizeverb

use cautiously and frugally

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to devitalizeverb

sap of life or energy

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to demagnetizeverb

make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)

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to crystallizeverb

cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form

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to bowdlerizeverb

edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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to renderverb

give an interpretation or rendition of

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to profferverb

present for acceptance or rejection

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to persevereverb

to persistently try to succeed in spite of difficulties

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to limberverb

cause to become limber

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to hucksterverb

sell or offer for sale from place to place

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to fetterverb

restrain with fetters

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to fodderverb

to feed farm animals with any agricultural foodstuff that is specifically for domesticated livestock

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to fosterverb

to encourage the growth or development of something

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to hamperverb

prevent the progress or free movement of

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