PSAT Vocab - List 1

Words I've encountered in practice PSAT tests.

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  1. temper
    a characteristic state of feeling
  2. resolution
    a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
  3. prudent
    marked by sound judgment
  4. potency
    the power or right to give orders or make decisions
  5. reverent
    feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
  6. perpetual
    continuing forever or indefinitely
  7. temperament
    your usual mood
  8. subdued
    restrained in style or quality
  9. meek
    humble in spirit or manner
  10. premise
    a statement that is held to be true
  11. deplore
    express strong disapproval of
  12. wary
    marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
  13. dissipate
    cause to separate and go in different directions
  14. discord
    lack of agreement or harmony
  15. deference
    courteous regard for people's feelings
  16. superfluous
    more than is needed, desired, or required
Created on September 2, 2019 (updated September 2, 2019)

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