Lesson 47

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SAT Word Skills 5 - Lesson 47

SAT Word Skills 5
salientadjective

having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

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astringentadjective

sour or bitter in taste

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clementadjective

(used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy

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resilientadjective

elastic; rebounds readily

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incumbentadjective

necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding

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lenientadjective

more tolerant and less strict in punishing someone

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resplendentadjective

having great beauty and splendor

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bentadjective

fixed in your purpose

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demulcentadjective

having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

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insentientadjective

devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation

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affluent
affluentadjective

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

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inherentadjective

permanent, basic, or inseparable part of someone or something

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nascentadjective

being born or beginning

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convalescentadjective

returning to health after illness or debility

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impenitentadjective

not penitent or remorseful

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congruentadjective

being similar to and in agreement with something

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emollientadjective

having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

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incipientadjective

only partly in existence; imperfectly formed

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prudentadjective

careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment

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proficientadjective

having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

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