SAT words
abash
embarrass, make someone ashamed
abstain
avoid, refrain- abstain from alcoholchoose not to vote- at the last election, he abstained
accentuate
make something prominent or outstanding
adage
proverb, maxim
adventitious
accidental, by chance- Poetry is something to which words are the adventitious not by any mean of essential forms
aggravate
exasperate, infuriate, inconvenience, irritate
agony
anguish, torment, torture
agrarian
related to farming- The agrarian problems rose every year.- agrarian reform
airy
ethereal, exquisite, heavenly
allocate
distribute according to a plan- I’m allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis
amass
gather, collect, pile, hoard
ardent
burning, hotvibrant, hearty, strong, zealous- an ardent patriotism
arrest
detain, hinder, dissuade, inhibit, deter, stymie, thwart– Fiskars Cooperation hopes to arrest the growth of greenhouse gas emissions in their production
ascetic
abstinent, self-denying, austere
assiduous
diligent, hard-working
attic
space or room below the roof, garret
beacon
enlighten, lead
behemoth
great in size and weight, monstrous, enormous
blaspheme
(v) abuse, desecrate, curse, profane, disrespectful of sacred thing- He blasphemes all the angels when trouble comes.
bombastic
(adj) inflated, exaggerated, florid, panache
canard
hoax, false story, gossip
chafe
irritate, irk, exasperate, aggravate, gall
chattel
portable possession- She went away with all goods and chattels
coalesce
merge, unify, consilidate
coax
inveigle, allure, seduce, entice
coddle
treat tenderly, pampercook slowly in hot water but not boiling
cohort
a group, a gang, a band- a cohort of civil servants patiently drafting legislation
collusion
secret cooperation between people- Vegeta entered into collusion with Babiday
commemorate
(v) memorialize, remember- The 100th anniversary of Kaj Franck commemorated who died in the war
competent
(adj) capable, fit, suitable, qualified- He is competent for this job
compunction
misgiving, qualm, scruple, hesitation
concession
compromise, allowance, acknowledgement- The government makes several concessionsprivilege, license, permit, franchise, authorization
conciliate
appease, placatereconcile
conclave
a private meeting
connoisseur
an expert (wine or food)- a connoisseur of culinary
consequential
important- This year, only consequential legislation is enforced
consign
relegate, assign over, give to another one- consign your soul to God and let faith be the cynosure to your pathput away, store- I consign the old chair to the atticsend, transfer- The goods has been consign to you by rail
conspiracy
(n) a plot to carry some illegal act, intrigue, devise, scheme
contrivance
skillfully and inventively created stratagem, intrigue, conspiracy
cynosure
center of attractionsomething that provides guidance- Let faith be your cynosure to walk by
debacle
collapse, devastation, havoc- The army suffered a debacle from inside
decadence
(n) falling into corruption, luxurious self-indulgence, mentally denigration
decency
integrity, courtesy, propriety, morality, virtue
deign
lower oneself, do something that beneath one’s dignity- She didn’t deign to answer the maid’s sarcastically erogenous question
depraved
(adj) decadent, corrupt, self-indulgent
depravity
denigration, self-indulgence, corruption, moral perversion, decadence
deride
mock, sneer, ridicule, treat with contempt
deter
discourage, hinder, prevent, inhibit- Games deters him from his success.

detritus
(n) debris, rubbish, waste(n) rock in small pieces, fragments
devastation
collapse, debacle, havoc
devise
scheme, conspire, contrive, intrigue, invent, plan
dignity
(n) esteem, respect, honor, value- They showed their true dignity under pressurehonor, position- The Queen conferred the dignity of peerage to him
doldrums
(n) a state of depression or stagnation- economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic doldrums
drizzle
rain, pour
drowsy
lazy, lethargic, sluggish
eloquent
compelling, persuasive plausible, convincing
elucidate
explain, interpret- Hotel California is elucidated as an euphemism
emboss
design a surface so that it stands out in relief
epicurean
(adj) hedonistic, fond of pleasure
epitome
synopsis, summaryquintessence example, typical example- He’s the epitome of elegance and good taste
erogenous
sensitive to sexual stimulation,
euphemism
indirect terms, substitute, allusioneuphemism: describe something good for something bad ;; dysphemism
evince
manifest, display, demonstrate- She evinced her intelligence from her early childhood
exalt
extol, acclaim, praise, venerate, revere
exasperate
infuriate, irritate, aggravate, inconvenience
exigency
emergency, demand
expertise
(n) know-how, expert skill or knowledge, expertness- Its unique expertise gives us an important competitive advantage
fervent
ardent, passionate, intense, zealous, enthusiastic, burning- a fervent love
fetish
excessive or irrational devotion- make a fetish of clothes
flagship
something which is the best of its kind- Gerber/BG Ultimate Knife was the flagship product in the all-new Survival series
forsake
desert, abandon, give up, renounce- I decide to forsake all my bad habits
garret
attic, space or room below the roof
gauche
tactless, clumsy, awkwardgaucheness, gaucherie
gravity
seriousness, severity- People often see me losing my gravity after knowing me personally- The President underscore the gravity of the crisis in Cuba
halcyon
calm, placidprosperous, spulent
havoc
devastation, debacle, collapse
headliner
stars, a performer who gets prominent billing
hector
(v) bully, harass(n) bullier
hoard
amass, gather, collect
hoax
joke, deception, fraud
illicit
illegal, unlawful, illegitimate
impervious
unable to pass throughunable to be affected/influenced
infringe
transgress, violate
infuriate
exasperate, irritate, aggravate, inconvenience
insolent
arrogant, rude, insulting, impudent
instigate
stir up trouble, provoke, inflame, incite
intrigue
(v) arouse curiosity and interest
inveigle
persuade using deception or flattery, entice, seduce, allure, coax
lament
(n) grief, mourning, wailing(v) grieve for, mourn
lenient
indulgent, magnanimous, tolerant, compassionate
limber
supple, flexible, lithesome, lissomsupple, readily adaptable
pamper
coddle, treat gently
parochial
provincial, narrow-mind, bigoted, prejudiced
patent
(adj) obvious, explicit, clear, apparent, manifestinnovative, exquisite
patriotism
a person who vigorously supports his country
peerage
nobility, patriciate
peevish
querulous, petulant
pernicious
noxious, deadly
pertain
belong to, go with- Joy pertains with youth
pertinent
relevant, suitable
pervious
permeable, able to osmosis- Sand is pervious to water.can be influence
pillory
punish in publicdisparage, abuse, denigrate, vilify
pithy
terse, concise, succinct, curt, brief
plenary
unlimited, absolute, complete, full- He aim to achieve plenary authorityattended by all members- A plenary session of the assembly
plush
sumptuous, luxurious, rich
portent
(v) foretell, foreshadow- This wind portents that rain is coming
precipitate
urge, hasten, quicken
precipitation
rain, pour, drizzle, downpour
preclude
prevent, inhibit, hinder- This conditions preclude us from take apart- The sales precludes further development of this site
prestigious
(adj) charismatic, popular- Fiskars Home hosts number of prestigious brand(n) prestige- He has prestige
proletarian
working class, laborers
propaganda
promotion, advertising, publicity- There was so much propaganda against smoking that many smokers have given it up.
provincial
rural, bucolic, pastoral, agrarianparochial, narrow-mind, bigoted, prejudiced
psychedelic
ecstatic, rapturous
qualm
scruple, compunction, misgiving, hesitation
querulous
petulant, peevish
raiment
clothing, garments, attire
rarefy
(v) make something less dense or solid- rarefy someone: make him more exalted/high moral
relegate
banish, removeassign to another person- I relegated that worthless member because he always relegates his matter to another one. demoteInstead, I relegated him to a lower position
relief
substitute- relief pitcherembossment, a method of design to make something stand out from the surface- relief map
renege
retract/go back a promise, not follow suit when able to do so
retract
cancel, take back- Don’t retract your pledgemove back, pull back, draw back- The tortoise retract its head
revise
(v) edit, change, fix
ruse
subterfuge, deceptive stratagem, cheating contrivance
sacrilegious
(adj) blasphemous, impious, ungodly, irreverent
scarcity
dearth, paucity
scruple
hesitation, qualm, misgiving, compunction
sentiment
1. feelings, affectionWe were animated by noble sentiments2.Idea, option- These are my personal sentiments
slander
(v) defame, malign, vilify, denigrate(n) defamation, calumny
spectrum
range, scope*plural: spectra, spectrums
stratagem
intrigue, plot, scheme, conspiracy
subterfuge
(n) deceptive stratagem, ruse, cheating contrivance
succinct
terse, pithy, concise, curt, brief
supple
flexible, limber, lithesome, not solidtamedpliable, pliantreadily adaptable
terse
pithy, concise, succinct, curt, brief
torment
agony, torture, anguish
transgress
violate, exceed, infringe– I can’t transgress my boundary of decency
travesty
humorously imitation
truculent
pugnacious, bellicose
underscore
underline, emphasize, mark
undulant
(adj) wavy, wave-likeundulate(v): move in waves
vertigo
dizziness, reeling sensation- He is suffering from vertigo
vicarious
indirect, through another- vicarious pleasure, vicarious satisfaction of fandom- He got a vicarious thrill out of watching his son score the goalsubstitute, delegated- You should get the vicarious atonement for her
winnow
(v) sort out, filter out, divide, narrow down, isolate
wondrous
wonderful
zealot
a pious person
patriciate
noblity, peerage
garments
clothing, attire, raiment
attire
garment, raiment, clothing
calumny
libel, vilification, traducement
panache
flamboyant confidence, flair, vivacity, zest
susceptible
susceptive, inclined to, prone to, disposed to, vulnerable to
delinquent
errant, disobedient- delinquent teenagersirresponsible, neglectful- delinquent parents
errant
delinquent, disobedient
solidify
unite, consolidate, coalescestrengthen, thicken
stilted
artificially formal, contrived,
etiquette
manners, courtesy, decency, conventions, decorum
decorum
propriety, dignity, decency, etiquette
propriety
decency, decorum, dignity, etiquette
simultaneous
concurrent, at the same time, contemporaneous
contemporaneous
concurrent, simultaneous, at the same time
contrived
stilted, unnatural
veteran
(adj) experienced, seasonal
assertion
affirmation, declaration, avouchment
avouchment
assertion, affirmation, declaration
plague
(n) pandemic, epidemic(v) spread diseases
gauge
measure, evaluate, determine- Your Legend Level is the most important meter for gauging your success
enamored
attracted, inspired with love or delight- The public became enamored with their budding romance
exclusive
special, expensive, limited- exclusive privileges of the aristocracy
aristocracy
peerage, peevish, patriciate
masquerade
(n) ballroom, masked ball(adj) disguise, impersonate
impersonate
imitate, disguise, masquerate
picturesque
quaint, attractivevivid, impressive, striking
caliber
calibre, quality, importance, excellence
stipend
salary, allowance, income, periodic payment
redeem
payoff, settle a debt- I will redeem your loan- He has redeemed her lost 3 years.carryout, fulfill- I would redeem my pledge and obligation
obligate
require, oblige, compel, commit, force, impel
oblige
obligate, require, compel, commit, force, impel
impel
oblige, require, oblige, compel, commit, force
fractional
diminutive, insignificant
alley
alleyway, lane, path, trail- Stepping into a desert alley, you leap into the air
fray
quarrel, fight
writhe
twist, squirm, wriggle
twist
squirm, writhe, wriggle
wriggle
writhe, twist, squirm
squirm
wriggle, twist, writhe
erupt
burst out, break out, appear, explode
stiff
difficult to bend, hardrigid, rigorous
devour
gobble, tuck away, eat quickly- I devour the dinner with little room for discussiondestroy completely, ruin, tear into pieces
scramble
craw, climbmix while cooking (egg)
amble
leisurely walk, walk with easy pace- An old man amble out
groan
moan, sigh, grumble- I roll out the car with a groan
ninny
a foolish person
lackey
servant, sycophant
intermittent
not continuous, sporadic
sporadic
intermittent, not continuous
extort
blackmail, force by intimidation
wince
flinch
flinch
wince
incentive
(adj) inciting, encouraging, provocative, stimulating(n) incitement, motivator, inducement, encouragement, stimulus
incite
stir up, encourage, motivate, incentivize, provoke
impulsive
rash, hasty, impetuous, reckless, imprudent
spontaneous
natural, instinctive, unplanned
instinctive
spontaneous, natural, unplanned
orchard
garden/group of planted fruit tree
wrap
cover, veil, conceal- I wrap my arms around Jill
endow
grant, award, furnish with some quality- Chelsea is endowed in chest department
dull
stagnant, sluggish, slothfulstupid, banalgloomy, sullennot delicious, uneatable
sluggish
drowsy, lethargic, stagnant, slothful
slothful
sluggish, drowsy, lethargic, stagnant
budge
move- The tree seems not even budge, but the rough bark scrapes against my fingers
numb
anesthetized, senseless
anesthetic
medicine serve to reduce ability to feel pain- To be under anesthetic
uptight
annoyed, stressful, pressured, tense, nervous
hermit
aloof men, loner
contemplate
consider, think about- I briefly contemplate running away, but I don’t know where
stock
a stereotypical, a formulaic character in novels or films
currency
prevalence, general acceptance- His novel is gaining currency
bent
tendency, prone, disposition, inclination, penchant, predilection- Joker malevolent bent led him to create destruction for destruction’s sake, which made him become Batman’s most formidable and implacable foe
malevolent
malicious, spiteful
effuse
overflow, pour out
cement
reinforce- Cement the relationshipconcrete material- She walked down the cement road
sulky
sullen, dark and gloomy- We walked together in a sulky silence under a sulky sky
cheesy
mediocre, poor quality, cheap
preliminary
early, rudimentary, primitive- preliminary stage of the development
transvestite
a person who derives pleasure from dressing clothes of the opposite sex
catastrophic
calamitous, disastrous
deviation
aberration, abnormality, anomalydivergence
diverge
deviate, go in different direction
auditive
related to hearing
deprecate
deplore, disapprove, censure- deprecate war = protest ware, disparage war, depreciate war
legitimate
legal, lawfuljustified, reasonable, vindicated
vindicate
acquit, exonerate, exculpate
exonerate
acquit, vindicate, exculpate
acquit
exculpate, exonerate, vindicate
exculpate
acquit, vindicate, exonerate
vicinity
(n) proximity, nearby, neighborhood, adjacency
adjacent
proximate, vicinal, neighboring, nearby
preposterous
absurd, ridiculous, foolish
absurd
preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrous
ambivalent
equivocal, unsure, uncertain
recalcitrant
uncooperative, refractory, stubborn
refractory
recalcitrant, stubborn
audacious
impudent, impertinent, insolentbold, daring, intrepid, valiant
impertinent
impudent, insolent, audacious
unconventional
unorthodox
evocation
elicitation, bringing, recalling
extol
eulogize, acclaim, exalt
eulogize
extol, acclaim, exalt
impasse
deadlock, dead end, standoff, standstill
standoff
standstill, impasse
standstill
standoff, impasse
propitious
auspicious, favorable, providential
auspicious
propitious, providential, favorable
providential
auspicious, propitious, favorable
aberration
anomaly, abnormality, deviation
avarice
cupidity, greed, rapacity
cupidity
avarice, rapacity
assuage
mitigate, alleviate
autonomous
self-governing, self-ruling, independent,- The federation included 16 autonomous republics
platitudinous
hackneyed, trite, banal, cliched
fortitude
(n) courage, resilience, endurance
indigenous
endemic, native, aboriginal
aboriginal
indigenous
mollify
appease, placate, pacify
pacify
mollify, placate, appease
caustic
sarcastic, mordant
mordant
caustic, sarcastic
insipid
platitudinous, trite, banal, cliched, hackneyed
nebulous
vague, ambiguous, confused
capricious
mercurial, ephemeral
vulgar
boorish, crass
indignant
aggrieved, resentful, exasperated, galled, irked, irritated
indigent
poor, needy, impoverished, destitute
destitute
indigent, impoverished
diligent
assiduous, punctilious, scrupulous
punctilious
assiduous, diligent, scrupulous
scrupulous
assiduous, diligent, punctilious
innuendo
insinuation, implication, allusion
insinuation
innuendo, implication, allusion
implication
insinuation, innuendo, allusion
minutiae
trivial, details, niceties
fleeting
ephemeral, fugitive
fugitive
fleeting, ephemeral
permissive
indulgent, lenientliberal, broad-minded
rancor
(n) bitterness, spite, resentment, malice, animosity, hostility
malice
rancor, animosity, hostility, resentment
exhort
encourage, urge
tenacity
persistence, perseverance, doggedness
dogged
tenacious
convoluted
complicated, elaborate, labyrinthine, tortuous, serpentine, intricate
labyrinthine
elaborate, tortuous, serpentine, convoluted, intricate, convoluted
serpentine
elaborate, intricate, convoluted, labyrinthine, tortuous
fortuitous
(lucky) adventitious
munificent
philanthropic, magnanimous, generous
august
respected, eminent, famous
eminent
august, respected, renowned
lurid
bright, brilliant, vividsensational, shocking, scandalous
sensational
shocking, scandalous, shocking, appalling, astonishing
dissension
dissent, conflict, faction
dissent
faction, dissension, conflict
contemporary
modern, up-to-date, fashionable, latest, recentcoexisting, coeval, concurrent, at the same time
polyglot
a person who can speak many language
trespass
encroach, infringe, invade, intrude
undermine
destroy, weaken
wistful
ravenous, voracious, desiredmorose, grievous, depressing
larceny
thief, stealing, robbery, thieving
resign
suffer, accept– She resigned to the fact that she would never get promoted
contemptuous
disdainful, scornful, insolent
disdainful
scornful, contemptuous, insolent
whimsical
fanciful, playful, mischievous, quizzicalvolatile, capricious, mercurial, unpredictable
mischievous
naughty, playful, disobedient, defiant
grave
serious, gravity, important, profound, significant- A grave matter
drill
training, train- They learned military drills
perilous
pernicious
philander
flirt, womanize, have affair to, fool around
verdant
luxuriant (tree), lushcallow, naive, gullible, lack of experience
lavish
opulent, varied, multifarious, sumptuous- a lavish banquetgenerous, extravagant- he was very lavish with his hospitality
extravagant
expensive, precious- extravagant giftsspendthrift, wasteful, prodigal, lavish- an extravagant lifestyle
virile
manly, masculine, tough, muscular, vigorous
arbitrate
adjudicate, judge, conciliate, intervene, settle
soothing
calm, placid, relaxing, tranquil
tranquil
calm, placid, soothing
urbane
elegant, grace, suave, well-manner, self-possessed, dignified, civil, courteous
comfy
comfortable
callow
verdant, naive, incredulous, gullible
mistrial
a bad court
vacuous
silly, inane, fatuous, pointless, mindless
fatuous
silly, vacuous, pointless, mindless
savvy
knowledge, wisdom
scintillate
incisive, acute, sharpsparkle
perjury
deliberating lying under oath
deliberate
(adj) intentional, calculated, planned(v) consider, contemplate- She deliberates on his words
disrupt
throw in to disorder, cause turmoildisturb, interrupt
trifle
(n) trivial thing, minutiae(v) treat without respect or seriousness- They trifle with women’s affections
actuate
set off, trigger, cause to operate
consummate
complete, make perfect
perfunctory
(adj) cursory, desultory, quick, brief, halfhearted
amalgamate
combine, merge, unite, blend
intemperate
immoderate, excessive, extreme, unrestrained, uncontrolled
rebuke
upraid, chastise, scold, admonish, reprimand
verve
enthusiasm, vigor, energy, vivacity, dynamism
malformation
deformity, blemish
curtail
reduce, cut down, decrease, lessen
innocuous
harmless, nontoxic, edible
impeccable
flawless, unblemished, immaculate, pristine
pristine
immaculate, impeccable
deleterious
damaging, detrimental, disadvantageous, unfavorable
redundant
needless, superfluous
superfluous
redundant, unneeded, unnecessary
abundant
plentiful, lavish, ample
rebuff
reject, repudiate, snub
repudiate
rebuff, reject, snub
simile
the use of comparison in literature
altruistic
philanthropic, beneficent
charitable
beneficent, altruistic
satire
parody, caricature
caricature
satire, parody
hyperbole
exaggeration, embroidery
candid
frank, outspoken, blunt, honest
lampoon
satirize, mock, ridicule, caricature, burlesque,
burlesque
caricature, satire, lampoon
dread
fear, apprehension- I dread to think what Russell will say.
surreal
unreal, bizarre, peculiar
pitfall
(hidden) hazard, danger(hidden) drawback, difficulty
peril
danger
engulf
inundate, deluge, immerse, bury, swallow up, submerge
glimpse
glance, a quick look, peek, peep
petulant
querulous, peevish
traduce
slander, disparage, impugn, malign
impetuous
impulsive, imprudent, rash, reckless, hasty
deteriorate
spoil, degenerate, decay, disintegrate
ludicrous
preposterous, absurd, ridiculous
valiant
audacious, intrepid, daring, bold
rapacious
avaricious, greedy
tortuous
elaborate, intricate, serpentine, labyrinthine, convoluted
prerogative
(n) entitlement, privilege
faction
dissension, conflict, dissenta small group in a larger one
torrential
vigorous, impetuous, immense, enormous
incursion
invasion, encroachment
encroach
intrude, trespass, infringe, invade
spendthrift
a person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way
prodigal
extravagant, wasteful, lavish- prodigal habits die hard
adjudicate
arbitrate, conciliate, intervene, settle
proficient
adroit, deft, adept, versatile, dexterous, ingenious
suave
urbane, dignified, smooth, courteous, civil
furnish
supply, provide, equip, provision
desultory
(adj) perfunctory, cursory, brief, halfhearted
upraid
reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chastise, scold
reprimand
rebuke, admonish, scold, chastise, upraid, rebuke
chastise
reprimand, upraid, admonish, rebuke
diatribe
tirade, harangue, onslaught
harangue
tirade, diatribe, onslaught
onslaught
harangue, diatribe, tirade
reproach
disgrace, discredit, blemish
blemish
fault, defect, deformity, malformation
deformity
blemish, malformation
immaculate
impeccable, pristine
detrimental
injurious, deleterious, unfavorable, damaging, adverse
ample
abundant, lavish
snub
repudiate, reject, rebuff
beneficent
altruistic, charitable
abstruse
arcane, inscrutable, unfathomable
embroidery
exaggeration, elaboration, embellishment
embellishment
elaboration, exaggeration, embroideryordination, decoration
ostracize
exclude, snub, ignore- Tylenol can successfully reduce the non-physical pain of being ostracized from friends.
riot
uproar, fray, melee, violence
bizarre
peculiar, surreal
peculiar
bizarre, surreal
penurious
extremely poor
inundate
deluge, engulf, submerge
deluge
inundate, submerge, engulf
crater
a bowl shape hole
bombardment
continual attacking of bombs, shells or other missiles
crust
covering, layer- Glimpses of the original surface, or crust, are rare, and views into the deep crust are rarer still.
elongate
lengthen, extend, stretch out prolong, sustain
tenet
doctrine, principle, belief
embody
manifest, personify, representinclude, incorporate, integrate
personify
embody, manifest, represent
incorporate
embody, include
emulate
imitate
imminent
impending, forthcoming
impending
imminent, forthcoming
forthcoming
impending, imminent
fossil
petrified remains
respiration
breathing
vapor
haze, mist, steam
substantiate
prove, support, vindicate
resonant
deep, sonorous- A resonant voiceechoing, reverberant
sonorous
resonant- A sonorous voice
reverberate
repeat several times as an echo
abound
be abundant, exist in a plentiful number- cafes and bars abound in the narrow streets
align
support, ally, affiliate, join, unite
affiliate
ally, align, join, unite
irrigate
water, supply water- The roof can both harness sunlight and irrigate the garden
lax
indulgent, neglectful, slack, negligent
cavalier
indifferent, unconcern, offhand
languid
lethargic, stagnant, sluggish, leisurely, relaxedsickly, weak, faint, feeble, delicate
regale
amuse, entertain
opine
declare, suggest, say, think, observe
sterilize
disinfect, purify, decontaminate, sanitize
sanitize
sterilize, disinfect, decontaminate
decontaminate
sterilize, sanitize, disinfect
disinfect
sterilize, sanitize, decontaminate
regime
government, system
squabble
quarrel- The discovery of a new scientific truth will be more important than the squabbles of diplomat
ghastly
terrible, horrible- Tesla lost an enormous amount of weight and was looking quite ghastly by the early 1940s.unpleasant, disagreeable, objectionable
gaunt
haggard, drawn, drained thin, skinnybleak, desolate, gloomy
haggard
tired, drawn, drained, exhausted, gaunt
drawn
drained, exhausted, tired, gaunt
drained
drawn, exhausted, haggard, gaunt
eschew
refrain, abstain, avoid
vogue
fashion, trend- I believe that for next years, tobacco is no longer in vogue
prevail
win over, triumph, conquer(on/upon) persuade- They prevailed on me to emcee their charity affair
prevailed
current, prevalent, exist, popular, ubiquitous
abolish
put an end to
palatable
edible
derange
cause someone mad or insane- That business last month must have deranged him a bit.throw something into confusion- Stress deranges the immune system.
dispense
distribute, supply(+ with) get rid of- Water energy will dispense with the necessity of burning fuel