Official: 365 Most Frequently Tested Vocab Words

Official: 365 Most Frequently Tested Vocab Words

 
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  • Saccharine - (adj.) overly sweet
  • Salubrious - (adj.) favorable to health of mind or body; promoting health; healthful
  • Sardonic - (adj.) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking
  • Scrutinize - (verb) examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
  • Seditious - (adj.) in opposition to a civil authority or government; arousing to action or rebellion
  • Sedulous - (adj.) marked by care and persistent effort
  • Skepticism - (noun) doubt about the truth of something; the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
  • Somber - (adj.) grave or even gloomy in character; lacking brightness or color; dull
  • Sovereign - (noun) a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
  • Sovereign - (adj.) greatest in status or authority or power; not controlled by outside forces
  • Sparse - (adj.) not dense; not thickly settled
  • Specify - (verb) decide upon or fix definitely; be specific about; determine the essential quality
  • Spontaneous - (adj.) happening or arising without apparent external cause; said or done without having been planned or written in advance
  • Spurn - (verb) reject with contempt
  • Squander - (verb) spend extravagantly; spend thoughtlessly; throw away or waste
  • Stimulus - (noun) any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
  • Stringent - (adj.) demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
  • Stymie - (noun) a thwarting and distressing situation
  • Stymie - (verb) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
  • Subtle - (adj.) faint and difficult to analyze; able to make fine distinctions
  • Succinct - (adj.) briefly giving the gist of something
  • Summary - (noun) a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
  • Summon - (verb) call in an official matter, such as to attend court; ask to come; gather or bring together
  • Sumptuous - (adj.) rich and superior in quality
  • Sycophant - (noun) a servile, self-seeking flatterer
  • Symbiotic - (adj.) used of organisms living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each; cooperative relationship

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