SAT Vocab T8

eject

to drive or throw out, evict

badger

to pester, nag, annoy persistently

besiege

to overwhelm; to surround and attack

cite

to provide a reference to a source

reinforce

to make stronger

assertion

a declaration or statement

avid

enthusiastic; extremely interested

narrator

Person telling the story

offended

caused hurt feelings

deceived

to fool or trick

impose

to take advantage of

priest

religious leader

moderate

not extreme / vua phai

understate

to express less strongly than appropriate

articulate

express clearly

illusion

a false impression

misconception

a mistaken idea

charade

an obvious pretense or deception

phantom

something that has appearance but no reality; apparition; ghost; specter

modify

change

defend

to keep safe; to protect

stigmatize

brand with a mark of disgrace

virtue

behavior showing high moral standards

cowards

Someone who is not brave

sober

serious

grave

very slow, solemn

rehabilitated

...

unpretentious

modest; not showy

revise

To make corrections to; edit or redo