SAT Vocabulary 36

source: Catlin Tucker      2016年7月24日
Please take Cornell notes on these words and write down any examples that will help you to remember their meaning. Remember, your can pause this recording at any time if it is going too fast.

01-abeyance: a state of suspension temporary inaction
02-absolution: it's the act of washing or cleansing, especially of the body, but the word also has really strong ties to religion 
03-banal: it's an adjective to describe something that's really common; it can also mean something that lacks originality
04-caucus: it's a private meeting where members of a political party come together and select their candidates
05-delectation: delight
06-elucidate: to bring out more clearly the facts concerning something
07-extol: it means to praise in the highest terms
08-imbibe: it means to drink or to take in 
09-intermittent: a temporary discontinuance
10-jugular: it's anything pertaining to the throat
11-kiln: an oven or furnace for baking, burning, or drying things
12-levity:lightness of mind, character, or behavior; lack of appropriate seriousness
13-lingo: it is language and speech of a particular group 
14-maroon: to put ashore and abandon a person on a desolate coast or island 
15-obviate: to anticipate and prevent or eliminate; render unnecessary