PSAT Vocab 6

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PSAT Vocab 6 for HHS

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Antiquated

obsolete, out of fashion, no longer usable

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Arable

fit for plowing, tillable

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Ascendancy

domination; growing power

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Atrophy

to waste away, to wither

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Clandestine

secret

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Conciliate

to reconcile, to pacify, to renew a friendship

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Cursory

superficial, casual, hastily done

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Derision

scoffing at, mockery, ridicule

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Enmity

absolute hatred

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10

Extricate

to free, to disentangle

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Forbearance

patience, lenience

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12

Frivolous

lacking in seriousness or importance

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Garrulous

talkative, rambling

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Impetuous

violent, hasty, rash, impulsive

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Industrious

skillfully busy or occupied

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Infamous

having a reputation of the worst kind, vicious, notoriously bad

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Insolence

insulting or contemptuous behavior

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Levity

excessive frivolity, flippancy

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Oblivion

state of being forgotten

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Paradoxical

something that appears false or contradictory but is actually correct

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Perjury

false testimony under oath

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Rancor

bitter deep-seated ill will, enmity

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Sycophant

a self-serving flatterer, a brownnoser

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Vacillating

changing, fluctuating

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Vivid

bright, distinct, and clear

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