SAT Vocab #1-20

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Section 1

Question Answer
Stubborn; unyielding; completely inflexibleAdamant
To make better or more tolerableAmeliorate
Obedient; willing to give in to the wishes of another; agreeableAmenable
An official pardon for a group of people who have violated a law or policyAmnesty
Shapeless; without regular or stable shape; bloblikeAmorphous
Something out of place in time or history; an incongruityAnachromism
Firm dislike; a dislikeAntipathy
The direct oppositeAntithesis
Elevation to divine status; the perfect example of somethingApotheosis
One who decides; a judgeArbiter

Section 2

Question Answer
Hermit-like; practicing self-denialAscetic
Hardworking; busy; quite diligentAssiduous
Favorable; promising; pointing to a good resultAuspicious
A self-evident rule or truth; a widely accepted sayingAxiom
Poison; torment; cause of harmBane
Stronghold; fortress; fortified placeBastion
To surround; to besiege; to harassBeleaguer
Gentle; not harmful; kind; mildBenign
A disease in plants; anything that injures or destroysBlight
To open up a subject for discussion; often a delicate subjectBroach