Lesson 40

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10 min
SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 40

SAT Word Skills 5
to aweverb

inspire awe in

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to wheedleverb

to influence someone to do something or to get something from them by being superficially nice to them

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to goadverb

annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism

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to hoardverb

to gather and store a large supply of food, money, etc., usually somewhere secret

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to exaltverb

praise, glorify, or honor

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to furloughverb

dismiss, usually for economic reasons

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to burgeonverb

grow and flourish

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to foilverb

hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

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to bedaubverb

spread or daub (a surface)

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to complementverb

to make someone or something better or look better by introducing something to them or it

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to dareverb

to be courageous enough to try or do something

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to frayverb

wear away by rubbing

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to pilferverb

make off with belongings of others

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to advertverb

make reference to

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to sloughverb

cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

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to harangueverb

to speak to people in a lengthy, loud, and angry way

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to extolverb

praise, glorify, or honor

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to baskverb

derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in

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