ACT Exam 'Word of The Day' - March

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Each day we will add a new word to our ACT Word of The Day Deck. Keep checking back for loads of great examples. www.SATPrepGroup.com

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Concession Definition: Something that is granted in response to demands.
Circumspect Definition: Wary and unwilling to take risks
Blatant (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Bolster Top prop up, support or strengthen.
Antagonistic Showing or feeling active opposition or hostility toward someone or something.
Aesthetic (adj) Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.
Toady (noun) A person who behaves obsequiously to someone important.
Vilify (verb) Speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner.
Turmoil A state of great disturbance, confusion or uncertainty.
Vigilant (adj) Keep careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
Subsequent (adj) Coming after something in time.
Ruffian (noun) A violent person, esp. one involved in crime.
Solicitious Characterized by or showing interest or concern.
Sedulous (adj) (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.
Relegate Consign or dismiss to an inferior task or position.
Prosaic Having the style or diction of prose; lacking poetic beauty.
Recrimination An accusation in response to one from someone else.
Pervasive (eps. of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.
Ossify Cease developing, be stagnant or rigid.
Nullify Make legally null and void; make of no use or value.
Melodious Of, producing, or having a pleasant tune.
Mar Impair the appearance of.
Lugubrious Looking or sounding sad and dismal.
Lucrative Producing a great deal of profit.
Insular Ignorant of or uninterested in culture, ideas or people outside ones own experience; lacking contact from others.
Fragility The quality of being easily broken or damaged.
Hamper Stop or slow movement or progress.
Incontrovertible Not able to be denied or disputed.
Defunct (adj) Definition: No longer existing or functioning.
Discord (noun) Definition: Disagreement or difference.
Demur (verb) Definition: Raise doubts or objections; show reluctance.
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