Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT Book II Lesson 8

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abate

To lessen in violence or intensity

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decorum

Conformity to accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior

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abhor

To detest; to hate strongly

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dole

To distribute; to give out sparingly

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gamut

The whole range or extent

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extrovert

One who is outgoing; one who is energized rather than drained by interactions with others

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droll

Amusing in an odd or whimsical way

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duplicity

Intentional deceit in speech or conduct

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effigy

A crude dummy or image representing a hated person or group

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austere

Stern; severe; plain

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