Lesson 33

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 33

SAT Word Skills 5
mockerynoun

humorous or satirical mimicry

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rookerynoun

a collection of nests that a bird colony, such as rooks build for breeding

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dowrynoun

money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage

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intestacynoun

the situation of being or dying without a legally valid will

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larcenynoun

the act of stealing something from someone, especially without breaking into a building

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autarchynoun

a political system governed by a single individual

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apathynoun

not enthusiastic about or interested in things in general or in something particular

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odditynoun

a strange attitude or habit

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oligarchynoun

a political system in which a small group of high-powered people control a country or organization

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suretynoun

one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

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functionarynoun

a worker who holds or is invested with an office

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papacynoun

the government of the Roman Catholic Church

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chicanerynoun

the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

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ancestrynoun

the people that a person is descended from

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frequencynoun

the number of times an event recurs in a unit of time

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prosodynoun

(phonetics) a subdivision of phonetics dealing with stress and intonation

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creamerynoun

a workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold

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granarynoun

a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

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entiretynoun

the state of being total and complete

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promontorynoun

a raised narrow mass of land that sticks out into the sea

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