SAT Vocabulary Words 10

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Approximately 5000 vocabulary words that should be memorized before taking the SAT. This lesson is broken into 26 parts.

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extravagance

extravagance (n)
Undue expenditure of money.

extravagant

extravagant (adj)
Needlessly free or lavish in expenditure.

extremist

extremist (n)
One who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.

extremity

extremity (n)
The utmost point, side, or border, or that farthest removed from a mean position.

extricate

extricate (v)
Disentangle.

extrude

extrude (v)
To drive out or away.

exuberance

exuberance (n)
Rich supply.

exuberant

exuberant (adj)
Marked by great plentifulness.

fabricate

fabricate (v)
To invent fancifully or falsely.

fabulous

fabulous (adj)
Incredible.

facet

facet (n)
One of the small triangular plane surfaces of a diamond or other gem.

facetious

facetious (adj)
Amusing.

facial

facial (adj)
Pertaining to the face.

facile

facile (adj)
Not difficult to do.

facilitate

facilitate (v)
To make more easy.

facility

facility (n)
Ease.

facsimile

facsimile (n)
An exact copy or reproduction.

faction

faction (n)
A number of persons combined for a common purpose.

factious

factious (adj)
Turbulent.

fallacious

fallacious (adj)
Illogical.

fallacy

fallacy (n)
Any unsound or delusive mode of reasoning, or anything based on such reasoning.

fallible

fallible (adj)
Capable of erring.

fallow

fallow (n)
Land broken up and left to become mellow or to rest.

famish

famish (v)
To suffer extremity of hunger or thirst.

fanatic

fanatic (n)
A religious zealot.

fancier

fancier (n)
One having a taste for or interest in special objects.

fanciless

fanciless (adj)
Unimaginative.

fastidious

fastidious (adj)
Hard to please.

fathom

fathom (n)
A measure of length, 6 feet.

fatuous

fatuous (adj)
Idiotic

faulty

faulty (adj)
Imperfect.

faun

faun (n)
One of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human, with goats feet.

fawn

fawn (n)
A young deer.

fealty

fealty (n)
Loyalty.

feasible

feasible (adj)
That may be done, performed, or effected; practicable.

federate

federate (v)
To league together.

feint

feint (n)
Any sham, pretense, or deceptive movement.

felicitate

felicitate (v)
To wish joy or happiness to, especially in view of a coming event.

felicity

felicity (n)
A state of well-founded happiness.

felon

felon (n)
A criminal or depraved person.

felonious

felonious (adj)
Showing criminal or evil purpose.

felony

felony (n)
One of the highest class of offenses, and punishable with death or imprisonment.

feminine

feminine (adj)
Characteristic of woman or womankind.

fernery

fernery (n)
A place in which ferns are grown.

ferocious

ferocious (adj)
Of a wild, fierce, and savage nature.

ferocity

ferocity (n)
Savageness.

fervent

fervent (adj)
Ardent in feeling.

fervid

fervid (adj)
Intense.

fervor

fervor (n)
Ardor or intensity of feeling.

festal

festal (adj)
Joyous.

festive

festive (adj)
Merry.

fete

fete (n)
A festival or feast.

fetus

fetus (n)
The young in the womb or in the egg.

feudal

feudal (adj)
Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal.

feudalism

feudalism (n)
The feudal system.

fez

fez (n)
A brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone, usually red with a black tassel.

fiasco

fiasco (n)
A complete or humiliating failure.

fickle

fickle (adj)
Unduly changeable in feeling, judgment, or purpose.

fictitious

fictitious (adj)
Created or formed by the imagination.

fidelity

fidelity (n)
Loyalty.

fiducial

fiducial (adj)
Indicative of faith or trust.

fief

fief (n)
A landed estate held under feudal tenure.

filibuster

filibuster (n)
One who attempts to obstruct legislation.

finale

finale (n)
Concluding performance.

finality

finality (n)
The state or quality of being final or complete.

finally

finally (adv)
At last.

financial

financial (adj)
Monetary.

financier

financier (n)
One skilled in or occupied with financial affairs or operations.

finery

finery (n)
That which is used to decorate the person or dress.

finesse

finesse (n)
Subtle contrivance used to gain a point.

finite

finite (adj)
Limited.

fiscal

fiscal (adj)
Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government.

fishmonger

fishmonger (n)
One who sells fish.

fissure

fissure (n)
A crack or crack-like depression.

fitful

fitful (adj)
Spasmodic.

fixture

fixture (n)
One who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position.

flag-officer

flag-officer (n)
The captain of a flag-ship.

flagrant

flagrant (adj)
Openly scandalous.

flamboyant

flamboyant (adj)
Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste.

flatulence

flatulence (n)
Accumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels.

flection

flection (n)
The act of bending.

fledgling

fledgling (n)
A young bird.

flexible

flexible (adj)
Pliable.

flimsy

flimsy (adj)
Thin and weak.

flippant

flippant (adj)
Having a light, pert, trifling disposition.

floe

floe (n)
A collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice.

flora

flora (n)
The aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district.

floral

floral (adj)
Pertaining to flowers.

florid

florid (adj)
Flushed with red.

florist

florist (n)
A dealer in flowers.

fluctuate

fluctuate (v)
To pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another.

fluctuation

fluctuation (n)
Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another.

flue

flue (n)
A smoke-duct in a chimney.

fluent

fluent (adj)
Having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas.

fluential

fluential (adj)
Pertaining to streams.

flux

flux (n)
A state of constant movement, change, or renewal.

foggy

foggy (adj)
Obscure.

foible

foible (n)
A personal weakness or failing.

foist

foist (v)
To palm off.

foliage

foliage (n)
Any growth of leaves.

folio

folio (n)
A sheet of paper folded once, or of a size adapted to folding once.

folk-lore

folk-lore (n)
The traditions, beliefs, and customs of the common people.

fondle

fondle (v)
To handle tenderly and lovingly.

foolery

foolery (n)
Folly.

foot-note

foot-note (n)
A note of explanation or comment at the foot of a page or column.

foppery

foppery (n)
Dandyism.

foppish

foppish (adj)
Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.

forbearance

forbearance (n)
Patient endurance or toleration of offenses.

forby

forby (adv)
Besides.

forcible

forcible (adj)
Violent.

forecourt

forecourt (n)
A court opening directly from the street.

forejudge

forejudge (v)
To judge of before hearing evidence.

forepeak

forepeak (n)
The extreme forward part of a ship's hold, under the lowest deck.

foreshore

foreshore (n)
That part of a shore uncovered at low tide.

forebode

forebode (v)
To be an omen or warning sign of, especially of evil.

forecast

forecast (v)
To predict.

forecastle

forecastle (n)
That part of the upper deck of a ship forward of the after fore-shrouds.

foreclose

foreclose (v)
To bar by judicial proceedings the equitable right of a mortgagor to redeem property.

forefather

forefather (n)
An ancestor.

forego

forego (v)
To deny oneself the pleasure or profit of.

foreground

foreground (n)
That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.

forehead

forehead (n)
The upper part of the face, between the eyes and the hair.

foreign

foreign (adj)
Belonging to, situated in, or derived from another country.

foreigner

foreigner (n)
A citizen of a foreign country.

foreknowledge

foreknowledge (n)
Prescience.

foreman

foreman (n)
The head man.

foreordain

foreordain (v)
To predetermine.

foreordination

foreordination (n)
Predestination.

forerun

forerun (v)
To go before as introducing or ushering in.

foresail

foresail (n)
A square sail.

foresee

foresee (v)
To discern beforehand.

foresight

foresight (n)
Provision against harm or need.

foretell

foretell (v)
To predict.

forethought

forethought (n)
Premeditation.

forfeit

forfeit (v)
To lose possession of through failure to fulfill some obligation.

forfend

forfend (v)
To ward off.

forgery

forgery (n)
Counterfeiting.

forgo

forgo (v)
To deny oneself.

formation

formation (n)
Relative disposition of parts.

formidable

formidable (adj)
Difficult to accomplish.

formula

formula (n)
Fixed rule or set form.

forswear

forswear (v)
To renounce upon oath.

forte

forte (n)
A strong point.

forth

forth (adv)
Into notice or view.

forthright

forthright (adv)
With directness.

fortify

fortify (v)
To provide with defensive works.

fortitude

fortitude (n)
Patient courage.

foursome

foursome (adj)
Consisting of four.

fracture

fracture (n)
A break.

fragile

fragile (adj)
Easily broken.

frailty

frailty (n)
Liability to be broken or destroyed.

fragile

fragile (adj)
Capable of being broken.

frankincense

frankincense (n)
A gum or resin which on burning yields aromatic fumes.

frantic

frantic (adj)
Frenzied.

fraternal

fraternal (adj)
Brotherly.

fraudulence

fraudulence (n)
Deceitfulness.

fraudulent

fraudulent (adj)
Counterfeit.

fray

fray (v)
To fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads.

freemason

freemason (n)
A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans.

freethinker

freethinker (n)
One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion.

free trade

free trade (n)
Commerce unrestricted by tariff or customs.

frequency

frequency (n)
The comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space.

fresco

fresco (n)
The art of painting on a surface of plaster, particularly on walls and ceilings.

freshness

freshness (n)
The state, quality, or degree of being fresh.

fretful

fretful (adj)
Disposed to peevishness.

frightful

frightful (adj)
Apt to induce terror or alarm.

frigid

frigid (adj)
Lacking warmth.

frigidarium

frigidarium (n)
A room kept at a low temperature for preserving fruits, meat, etc.

frivolity

frivolity (n)
A trifling act, thought, saying, or practice.

frivolous

frivolous (adj)
Trivial.

frizz

frizz (v)
To give a crinkled, fluffy appearance to.

frizzle

frizzle (v)
To cause to crinkle or curl, as the hair.

frolicsome

frolicsome (adj)
Prankish.

frontier

frontier (n)
The part of a nation's territory that abuts upon another country.

frowzy

frowzy (adj)
Slovenly in appearance.

frugal

frugal (adj)
Economical.

fruition

fruition (n)
Fulfillment.

fugacious

fugacious (adj)
Fleeting.

fulcrum

fulcrum (n)
The support on or against which a lever rests, or the point about which it turns.

fulminate

fulminate (v)
To cause to explode.

fulsome

fulsome (adj)
Offensive from excess of praise or commendation.

fumigate

fumigate (v)
To subject to the action of smoke or fumes, especially for disinfection.

functionary

functionary (n)
An official.

fundamental

fundamental (adj)
Basal.

fungible

fungible (adj)
That may be measured, counted, or weighed.

fungous

fungous (adj)
Spongy.

fungus

fungus (n)
A plant destitute of chlorophyll, as a mushroom.

furbish

furbish (v)
To restore brightness or beauty to.

furlong

furlong (n)
A measure, one-eighth of a mile.

furlough

furlough (n)
A temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer.

furrier

furrier (n)
A dealer in or maker of fur goods.

further

further (adj)
More distant or advanced.

furtherance

furtherance (n)
Advancement.

furtive

furtive (adj)
Stealthy or sly, like the actions of a thief.

fuse

fuse (v)
To unite or blend as by melting together.

fusible

fusible (adj)
Capable of being melted by heat.