Lesson 45

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 45

SAT Word Skills 5
ailment
ailmentnoun

a minor illness

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amusement
amusementnoun

a feeling we get when somebody or something is funny and exciting

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claimantnoun

someone who claims a benefit or right or title

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confinementnoun

the action of keeping someone in a closed space, prison, etc., usually by force

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contentment
contentmentnoun

happiness and satisfaction, particularly with one's life

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denouementnoun

the final part of a literary or dramatic piece where the plot is concluded and the matters are all explained

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emolumentnoun

compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment (usually in the form of wages or fees)

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fermentnoun

a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

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figmentnoun

a contrived or fantastic idea

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ligamentnoun

any connection or unifying bond

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linimentnoun

a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain

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lodgmentnoun

the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily

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merrimentnoun

a gay feeling

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ointmentnoun

a substance, usually smooth and oily, rubbed on the skin for medical purposes

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predicamentnoun

a difficult or unpleasant situation that is hard to deal with

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raimentnoun

especially fine or decorative clothing

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aide-de-campnoun

an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer

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bete noirenoun

a detested person

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bric-a-bracnoun

miscellaneous curios

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carte blanchenoun

complete freedom or authority to act

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