Lesson 39

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 39

SAT Word Skills 5
Afrikaansnoun

one of the official languages of South Africa with a west Germanic root, which is also spoken in Namibia

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countenance
countenancenoun

someone's face or facial expression

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resemblancenoun

similarity in appearance or external or superficial details

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deviancenoun

deviate behavior

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semblancenoun

an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

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reliancenoun

certainty based on past experience

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seancenoun

a meeting of spiritualists

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continuancenoun

the act of continuing an activity without interruption

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obeisancenoun

the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person

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pittancenoun

an inadequate payment

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assurancenoun

a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

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sustenance
sustenancenoun

a source of materials to nourish the body

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hindrancenoun

any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

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predominancenoun

the quality of being more noticeable than anything else

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vengeancenoun

the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

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redundancenoun

the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded

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nuancenoun

a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

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parlancenoun

a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

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ambiancenoun

a particular environment or surrounding influence

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abeyancenoun

temporary cessation or suspension

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