Lesson 30

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 30

SAT Word Skills 5
mobocracynoun

a political system in which a mob is the source of control; government by the masses

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batterynoun

an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact

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temeritynoun

fearless daring

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decencynoun

the quality of being polite and respectable

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tannerynoun

workplace where skins and hides are tanned

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matrimonynoun

the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

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annuitynoun

income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments

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plutocracynoun

a political system governed by the wealthy people

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jollitynoun

feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor

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impietynoun

unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god

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trajectorynoun

the path followed by an object moving through space

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sorcerynoun

the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

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liturgynoun

a rite or body of rites prescribed for public worship

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impunitynoun

exemption from punishment or loss

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fealtynoun

the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

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aviarynoun

a large cage or building where birds are kept

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urgencynoun

an urgent situation calling for prompt action

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dignitarynoun

an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

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velocitynoun

the speed at which something moves in a specific direction

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monstrositynoun

something hideous or frightful

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