Lesson 29

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10 min
SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 29

SAT Word Skills 5
flippantadjective

showing inappropriate levity

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puissantadjective

powerful

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adjutantnoun

large Indian stork with a military gait

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clairvoyantadjective

perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses

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recalcitrantadjective

marked by stubborn resistance to authority

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flagrantadjective

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

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buoyantadjective

being optimistic and behaving in a cheerful manner

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flamboyantadjective

elaborately or excessively ornamented

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dormantadjective

in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation

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resistantadjective

being protected from or having a high degree of resistance to something, such as an infection or disease

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recusantadjective

refusing to submit to authority

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blatantadjective

conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

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relevantadjective

having a close connection with the situation or subject at hand

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regnantadjective

exercising power or authority

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redundantadjective

more than is needed, desired, or required

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poignantadjective

keenly distressing to the mind or feelings

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adamantadjective

impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

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recreantadjective

lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful

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