SAT vocab

Apperception

knowledge and knowing based off of whats happened in the past

Concise

brief and to the point

Brevity

briefness

Laconic

concise, using few words

Pithy

brief and full of meaning and substance; concise

quiescent

quiet; still; inactive

reticent

silent; reserved

taciturn

silent; not talkative

terse

brief and to the point (sometimes of rudeness)

bombastic

pompous (meant to be showy or impressive) in speech and manner

circumlocution

talking in circles

colloquial

Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal speech or writing

diffuse

wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread

digress

to go off the subject

eloquence

the ability to speak vividly or persuasively

garrulous

talkative

grandiloquent

using big and fancy words when speaking for the purpose of impressing others

loquacious

very talkative

prattle

meaningless, foolish talk

ramble

to talk on and on pointlessly, without clear direction

rant

to talk very loudly, even wildly; rave

rhetorical

expressed in terms intended to persuade or impress

verbose

wordy; using excessive words

voluble

Talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech

arrogant

overbearing; proud; haughty

braggart

someone who boasts

complacent

self-satisfied; smug

contemptuous

Feeling hatred; scornful

disdainful

full of bitter scorn and pride; aloof

elitist

belief that certain people or groups are superior

haughty

arrogantly superior and disdainful: prideful

insolent

showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect

narcissistic

having to do with extreme self-adoration and a feeling of superiority of everyone

ostentatious

showy, pretentious

presumptuous

assuming too much; arrogant

pretentious

making ridiculous claims thinking one is most important

supercilious

proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority

banal

dull and unordinary because of use

cliche

a worn-out idea or overused expression

derivative

unoriginal; taken from something already existing

hackneyed

overused, cliched

insipid

lacking interest or flavor

lackluster

dull; monotonous; bland

mundane

ordinary

pedestrian

ordinary or dull

platitude

stale; overused expression

prosaic

dull

trite

overused and hackneyed

vapid

(adj.) dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force