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Unformatted text preview: Week 15 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 Twelve
SAT altercation n. a heated argument lexicon n. a dictionary; a specialized
vocabulary hue n. a particular shade of a given color
n. galvanize v. to startle into sudden activity
v. SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Twelve
SAT sanction n. permission; support hyperbole n. extreme exaggeration for
effect and not meant to be taken literally
effect ominous adj. threatening; foreboding evil
adj. audacity n. rude boldness; nerve
n. SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Twelve
SAT evince v. to demonstrate clearly; to prove implacable adj. unable to be appeased or
pacified exhort v. to urge on with stirring words incarcerate v. to put into prison; to confine SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Twelve
SAT incisive adj. sharp; keen’ cutting straight to the heart of the matter
to expedient adj. practical; providing an
immediate advantage (especially when
serving one’s self-interest)
serving pertinent adj. having to do with the
subject at hand; relevant
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course MATH 201 taught by Professor Doolittle during the Spring '11 term at Hawaii.
- Spring '11