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psat summer lesson 9

psat summer lesson 9

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School: Wesleyan College
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Name: psat summer lesson 9
Uploaded: 03/23/2016
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ambiguous

unclear, uncertain

amiable

civil and urbane

crass

coarse, crude, and unrefined

discursive

rambling, moving from one topic to another randomly

docile

easily managed, obedient, passive

estrange

to alienate, to separate

exonerate

to exculpate

gratuitous

given freely, unwarranted

hypothesize

to reach a conclusion based on an assumption or something not proven

indignation

anger as a result of something unjust

induce

to bring on or to bring about

intractable

stubborn, difficult to manage

introspective

the quality of examining one's own mind or thoughts

lucid

easily understood, mentally sound

meticulous

taking great care

misanthrope

a hater of mankind

munificent

very generous

plagiarize

to steal and to use another's writings as one's own

profuse

extravagantly abundant, flowing freely

recluse

a person who lives in solitude, a hermit

sated

satisfied fully, indulged to excess

stupefy

to dull the senses as to put into a stupor

terse

concise

transient

quickly passing, fleeting

virtuoso

one skilled in the fine arts as an accomplished musician, a savant