Lesson 25

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 25

SAT Word Skills 5
to ally
to allyverb

to support or side with another

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to deifyverb

exalt to the position of a God

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to descryverb

catch sight of

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to mortifyverb

undergo necrosis

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to stultifyverb

deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless

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to mollifyverb

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

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to decryverb

express strong disapproval of

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to ratifyverb

to validate an agreement by signing it or voting for it

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to ossifyverb

cause to become hard and bony

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to terrifyverb

fill with terror; frighten greatly

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to classifyverb

to put people or things in different categories or groups

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to gainsayverb

take exception to

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to forayverb

briefly enter enemy territory

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to belayverb

fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat

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to waylayverb

wait in hiding to attack

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to amnestyverb

grant a pardon to (a group of people)

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to sullyverb

charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

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to bandyverb

toss or strike a ball back and forth

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to espyverb

catch sight of

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