SAT Vocab Set 8

Acclaim
To welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval
Affluent
Having an abundance of wealth or other material goods
Augmented
To make larger; enlarge in size; number, strength
Belabor
To explain worry about, or work at repeatedly or more than is necessary
Complementary
Forming a complement; completing
Confounded
Bewildered; confused; perplexed
Derailed
To cause to fail or become deflected from a purpose
Disenfranchised
Deprived of a franchise, priveledge, or right
Draconian
Rigorous, unusually severe or cruel
Euphemism
Substituting of a mild, indirect or vague expression for one thought to be offensive or harsh
Foreboding
A prediction; portent
Gravity
Serious or critical nature
Ignominy
Disgrace; dishonor; public contempt
Indulgent
Characterized by or showing indulgence; beningly lenient or permissive
Naive
Having or showing a lack of experience; judgement, or information
Obfuscator
To confuse; bewilder or stupefy
Paragon
A model or pattern of excellence
Prognosticator
To forecast or predict from present indications or signs
Prosaic
Commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimginative
Quelled
To suppress; put an end to; extinguish
Squelch
To strike or press with crushing force
Stalled
To delay, especially by evasion or deception
Toxin
Any poison produced by an organism
Unencumbered
Property not subject to any creditor claims or liens
Unsurpassed
To not go beyond in amount, extent, or degree

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