Lesson 44

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 44

SAT Word Skills 5
fledglingadjective

young and inexperienced

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cunningadjective

being able to achieve what one wants using con and cheating

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boomingadjective

very lively and profitable

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yieldingadjective

tending to give in or surrender or agree

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harrowingadjective

extremely painful

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heartrendingadjective

causing or marked by grief or anguish

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sterlingadjective

highest in quality

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painstakingadjective

requiring, involving, or done with a lot of effort and care

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ruggedadjective

sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring

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demented
dementedadjective

affected with madness or insanity

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elatedadjective

exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits

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piedadjective

having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

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gnarledadjective

used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots

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impassionedadjective

characterized by intense emotion

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veiledadjective

muted or unclear

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speckledadjective

having a pattern of dots

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serratedadjective

notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex

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concertedadjective

involving the joint activity of two or more

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brindledadjective

having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats

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