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Unformatted text preview: Week 15 Vocabulary Week 1. Objectives: Help us become more sophisticated Help readers…so we understand fluently what we read. we 2. Help us understand words in context, to Help help us understand words we don’t currently know. currently 3. Help us become more sophisticated Help writers, so we use a mature vocabulary and sound like adults in our word choices. and This week’s SAT Vocabulary Words Words Using the information provided, please write down Using the definitions and parts of the speech for each of the provided SAT vocabulary words. of Then, write a meaningful sentence with context Then, clues that show me you understand the meaning of each word. of Underline the word within the sentence. SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Twelve SAT altercation n. a heated argument lexicon n. a dictionary; a specialized dictionary; vocabulary 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 extreme 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 unable pacified 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 practical; immediate advantage (especially when serving one’s self-interest) serving pertinent adj. having to do with the having subject at hand; relevant subject ...
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