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  1. Final Stretch to SAT Unit 1

  2. approbation

  3. approbation • Noun- the expression of approval or favorable opinion • Praise or official approval

  4. assuage

  5. assuage • Verb- to make easier or milder, relieve • To quiet or calm • To put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench

  6. coalition

  7. coalition • Noun- a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose • Alliance

  8. decadence

  9. decadence • Noun- Decline, decay or deterioration • A condition or period of decline or decay • Excessive self-indulgence

  10. elicit

  11. elicit • Verb: to draw forth, bring out from some source (e.g. another person) • Evoke • Extract

  12. expostulate

  13. expostulate • Verb: to attempt to dissuade someone from a course or decision by earnest reasoning • Protest • Complain • Remonstrate

  14. hackneyed

  15. hackneyed • Adjective: used so often as to lack freshness or originality • Trite • Corny • Commonplace • Banal

  16. hiatus

  17. hiatus • Noun: a gap, opening break (in the sense of having an element missing) • Pause • Lacuna

  18. innuendo

  19. innuendo • Noun: a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense. • Insinuation • Intimation

  20. intercede

  21. intercede • Verb: to plead on behalf of someone else • To serve as a go-between in a disagreement • Intervene • Mediate

  22. jaded

  23. jaded • Adjective: wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence) • Sated • Surfeited • Cloyed

  24. lurid

  25. lurid • Adjective: causing shock, horror, or revulsion • Sensational • Pale or sallow in color • Terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint • Gruesome, gory, grisly, ghastly

  26. meritorious

  27. meritorious • Adjective: worthy, deserving recognition and praise • Praiseworthy • Laudable • Commendable

  28. petulant

  29. petulant • Adjective: peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset • Irritable • Testy • Waspish

  30. prerogative

  31. prerogative • Noun: a special right or privilege • A special quality showing excellence • Perquisite • Perk

  32. provincial

  33. provincial • Adjective: pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook. • Countrified in the sense of being limited and backward • Of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside. • Noun: a person with a narrow point of view • A person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony

  34. simulate

  35. simulate • Verb: to make a pretense of; to imitate; to show the outer signs of • Feign • Pretend • Affect

  36. transcend

  37. transcend • Verb: to rise above or beyond • Exceed • Surpass • Outstrip

  38. umbrage

  39. umbrage • Noun: shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade • An overshadowing influence or power • Offense, resentment • A vague suspicion • Irritation • Annoyance • Pique

  40. unctuous

  41. unctuous • Adjective: excessively smooth or smug • Trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity or piety • Fatty, oily • Pliable • Greasy, mealymouthed, fawning, servile

  42. Bibliography • Shostak, Jerome, VocabularyWorkshop. Sadlier-Oxford, New York. 2005. “Food Coma” Image: www.geocities.com.draconic_duo/FullsizePic/01_/FoodComa.jpg

  43. Political cartoon image: http://www.rudypark.com/editorialcartoons/topics/recent/bell_021012_ousd.gif . January 5, 2007. Photo images: http://flickr.com/ . January 4, 2007. “Dessert” Clipart: Microsoft Office Clipart. January 4, 2007. “Break up Fight” Clipart: http://www.fotosearch.com/thumb/ART/ART181/MMS044.jpg . January 5, 2007. “Fat Man” Clipart: http://www.suffolkarmycadetforce.fsnet.co.uk/sacf_clipart/sacf_spoo fs/fat_man_with_sacf%20clipboard.gif . January 5, 2007. “Frankenstein Movie Poster”: http://www.locateart.com/images_zoom/1432z.jpg January 5, 2007.

  44. Clipart “Medal”: http://www.riverview.brevard.k12.fl.us/media_center/Webdesign- clipart/Medal.JPG . January 5, 2007. Clipart “Perk”: http://www.fotosearch.com/thumb/ART/ART263/BSL018.jpg January 5, 2007. Grant Wood’s “American Gothic”: http://faculty.rcc.edu/mahon/Gothic.jpg . January 5, 2007. Clipart “Pirate”: http://www.fotosearch.com/thumb/ARP/ARP116/Pirat2_C.jpg . January 5, 2007. “The Artwork of Vincent Van Gogh”: http://www.uoregon.edu/~eberkshi/vangogh/vangoghone_files/image008.jpg . January 5, 2007. “Roz”: http://www.digitalmediafx.com/Monsters/Gallery/Roz01..jpg . January 5, 2007. Clipart “Shade Tree”: http://www.fotosearch.com/thumb/ARP/ARP123/tree7_c.jpg . January, 2007. Clipart “Greasy”: http://www1.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/1364670/2/istockphoto_1364670_chips.jpg . January 5, 2007.