PCAT Vocab Words

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PCAT Vocab Words

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Adj.1. zealous; ardent; impassioned2. characterized by rancor or anger; violent3. strongly emotional; intense or passionate4. marked by great energy or exertion
Adj.1. of, pertaining to, or resembling vitriol2. obtained from vitriol3. very caustic; scathing
Noun1. Chemistry: any of certain metallic sulfates of glassy appearance, as copper sulfate or blue vitriol, iron sulfate or green vitriol, zinc sulfate or white vitriol2. oil of vitriol; sulfuric acid3. something highly caustic or severe in effect, as criticism
Adj. 1. capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue2. severely critical or sarcasticNoun3. a caustic substance
Adj.1. bitterly severe, as a remark2. harmful, injurious, or searing
Adj.1. characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, especially in an affected manner; excessively smooth, suave, or smug2. of the nature of or characteristic of an unguent or ointment; oily; greasy3. having an oily or soapy feel, as certain minerals
Noun1. great warmth and earnestness of feeling2. intense heat
Adj.1. contentedly confident in one's ability, superiority, or correctness; complacent2. trim; spruce; smooth; sleek
Noun1. keenness of mental perception and understanding; discernment; penetration2. keen vision
Noun1. the faculty of discerning; discrimination; acuteness of judgement and understanding2. the act of an instance of discerning
Noun1. the act or power of penetrating2. mental acuteness, discernment, or insight3. the obtaining of a share of market for some commodity or service4. the extension, usually peaceful, of the influence of one nation or culture into the affairs of another5. a military attack that penetrates into enemy territory
Noun1. a long, often cylindrical, cushion or pillow for a bed, sofa, etc.2. anything resembling this in form or in use as a support3. any pillow, cushion, or pad4. Nautical: bolster plate - a circular castin on the side of a vessel, through which an anchor chain passes. A timber used as a temporary support. A beam for holding lines of rigging without chafing. A bag filled with buoyant material, fitted into a small boat.5. Metalworking: an anvillike support for the lower die of a drop forge
Adj. 1. full of complaints; complaining2. characterized by or uttered in complaint; peevish
Adj.1. generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness2. high-minded; noble3. proceeding from or revealing generosity or nobility of mind, character, etc. 
Adj.1. disposed or inclined to revenge; vengeful2. proceeding from or showing a revengeful spirit
Noun1. the noble class or the body of nobles in a country2. (in Britain) the peerage3. the state or quality of being noble4. nobleness of mind, character, or spirit; exalted moral excellence5. grandeur or magnificence
Verb1. to free from restraint, influence, or the like2. to free (a slave) from bondage3. to terminate paternal control over
Noun1. a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining
Adj.1. characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings2. desiring to help others; charitable3. intended for benefits rather than profit
Adj.1. severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbidding2. rigorously self-disciplined and severely moral; ascetic; abstinent3. grave; sober; solemn; serious4. without excess, luxury, or ease; simple; limited; severe5. severely simple, without ornament
Verb1. to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate2. to make less severe3. to make milder or more gentle; mollify; appeaseVerb (w/o object)4. to become milder; lessen in severity
Verb1. to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease2. to mitigate or reduce; soften
Verb1. to disregard or overlook (something illegal, objectionable, or the like)2. to give tacit approval to 3. to pardon or forgive (an offense); excuse4. to cause the condonation of. 5. Law: to forgive or act so as to imply forgiveness of 
Noun1. to have casual or illicit sex with a woman or with many women; especially to be sexually unfaithful to one's wife
Adj.1. reflecting light evenly and efficiently without glitter or sparkle2. radiant in character or reputation
Adj. 1. green in tint or color; green with growing plants2. unripe in experience or judgement
Adj.1. consisting of or relating to blood2. having blood as the predominating bodily humor; having the bodily conformation and temperament held characteristic of such predominance and marked by sturdiness, high color, and cheerfulness4. confident, optimisticNoun5. a moderate or strong red
Verb1. to become dry, shrunken, and wrinkled often as a result of aging or of failing vitality2. to cause to wizen
Adj.1. lacking originality, freshness, or novelty