SAT Vocab Set 5

Adroit
Expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body
Anecdotal
Pertaining to an anecdote 
Arbiter
Someone with the power to settle matters at will
Banish
Expel from a community or group
Condense
To make more dense or compact
Digression
A message that departs from the main idea
Disdain
A feeling of contempt or scorn
Divergent
Growing further apart
Emblematic
Serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
Flourishing
Growing vigorously; thriving; prosperous
Impetus
A moving force; impulse; stimulus
Insipid
Lacking interest, significance, or impact
Intuitive
Spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency
Laudatory
Full of or giving praise
Meticulous
Marked by precise accordance with details
Mollified
To mitigate or reduce; soften
Mundane
Common; ordinary; banal; unimaginative
Pacifist
Someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
Philanthropic
Showing concern for humanity (beneficent)
Prosperous
Financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful
Redundant
Being in excess; exceeding what is usual or normal
Santimonious
Marking a show of being morally better than others
Thriving
Successful; flourishing or prospering
Vociferious
Crying out noisily; clamorous
Volatile
Evaporating rapidly; passing off in form of vapor

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