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Unformatted text preview: Week 12 Vocabulary
Help us become more sophisticated
readers…so we understand fluently what
we 2. Help us understand words in context, to
help us understand words we don’t
currently 3. Help us become more sophisticated
writers, so we use a mature vocabulary
and sound like adults in our word choices.
and This week’s SAT Vocabulary
Using the information provided, please write down
the definitions and parts of the speech for each
of the provided SAT vocabulary words.
Then, write a meaningful sentence with context
clues that show me you understand the meaning
of each word.
Underline the word within the sentence. SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Ten
SAT expound v. to explain in detail; to clarify cajole v. to persuade with false promises and
flattery inscrutable adj. not easily understood; hard to
fathom balk v. to refuse stubbornly or abruptly; to stop
short and refuse to go on
short SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Ten
SAT acrimony n. ill-natured, bitter hostility dour adj. stern and ill-humored exult v. to rejoice; to feel triumphant
v. omniscient adj. having unlimited
knowledge; SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Ten
SAT feasible adj. reasonable; capable of being
carried fiasco n. a complete, ridiculous failure metier n. the work one is especially suited for;
one’s specialty; an occupation
one’s fluctuate v. to rise and fall; to vary irregularly SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Ten
SAT harry v. to annoy or harass incognito adj. disguised; pretending not
to be oneself
to lethargy n. lack of energy; sluggishness ...
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- Spring '11