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More word lists and tips at http://www.majortests.com/word-listsPage 1 of 5
Advanced vocabulary development 
Ages16+PSAT
 SAT
 GRE
 
Word list 8
Group 1
NotesAtheist person who does not believe in God
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Colloquial local and informal (used of language)
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Dotard foolish old man
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Furrow groove
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Instigatortroublemaker; person who entices others to dosomething
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Misnomer wrong name
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Percipient perceptive; insightful
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Quaff drink down quickly
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Staunch loyal; faithful; dependable
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Vilification blackening someone's name
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Group 2
NotesAtrophy waste away from lack of use
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Collusion plotting and planning
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Drawl speak slowly with words running together
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Furtive hidden and secret
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Insurgent a rebel
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Misogynist hater of women
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Perdition damnation
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Quagmire marsh; bog
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Stereotype fixed image
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Vindicate prove right; remove blame
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Group 3
NotesAttenuate weaken
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Commandeer take possession of
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Drivel nonsense
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Futile useless; hopeless
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Interminable never-ending
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Misrepresentation deliberately deceiving
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Peremptory in a commanding manner
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Quaint picturesque
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Stevedore dockworker
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Virtuoso an accomplished musician
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Group 4
NotesAugment increase; make bigger
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Complacent self-satisfied; smug
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Droll dryly amusing
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Galleon ancient type of sailing ship
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Intermittent sporadic; irregular
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Mitigate lessen; make less severe
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Perfidy treachery
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Quandary dilemma; puzzle
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Stifle suppress
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Virulent dangerous; harmful
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Group 5
NotesAuspicious favorable; promising to turn out well
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Compliant easy to control; submissive
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Drone1. monotonous noise
(n)
; 2. to speak with noemotion
(v)
; 3.male bee
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Gambol frolic; leap; bound
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Intransigence stubbornness
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Modicum small amount
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Perfunctory superficial; cursory
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Quarantine isolation to prevent the spread of disease
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Stoic known for fortitude; indifferent to pleasure or pain
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Vital essential; alive; important
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Group 6
NotesAustere severely plain
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Concatenate link together
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Dubious doubtful
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Garble distort; confuse; muddle
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Intransigent stubborn; unyielding
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Momentous very important
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Peripatetic nomadic; moving from place to place
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Quarry 1. something that is hunted; 2. mine for stone
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Stoke add fuel to; strengthen
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Vitriolic corrosive; strongly attacking
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