SAT Vocab List #8

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Densehaving the component parts closely compacted together; crowded
Alludeto refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion.
Ostentatiouscharacterized by or given to conspicuous show in attempt to impress other; to attract notice.
Ghastlyshockingly frightful or dreadful; horrible.
Lethargythe quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and un-energetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish, inactivity.
Paradoxa statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
Equilibriuma state of rest and balance due to the equal action of opposing forces.
Uncanny having or seeming to have a supernatural or inexplicable basis; beyond the ordinary or normal; extraordinary.
Volatile tending or threatening to break out into open violence; explosive; unpredictable.
Tenacious holding fast; characterized by keeping a firm hold (of); not easily stopped.
Barometer anything that indicates change.
Motivate to provide with motive or motives; incite; impel.
Extensivewide; broad.
Poignantevoking a keen sadness or regret.