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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 Sixteen
SAT pique v. to cause resentment; to provoke
v. linguistics n. the scientific study of the
structure, sounds, and meaning of language
structure, plebeian n. a commoner; one from the lower
class; adj. common or vulgar
class precocious adj. showing early development,
especially SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Sixteen
SAT predatory prowess adj. inclined to prey on others
adj. n. superior skill or ability pugnacious quarrelsome
quarrelsome purloin adj. eager and ready to fight;
adj. v. to steal
v. SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Sixteen
SAT pusillanimous quell adj. cowardly; fearful v. to put an end to; to allay or quiet quixotic adj. very idealistic; impractical;
caught up in romantic notions
caught rabble n. a disorderly crowd, a mob SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Sixteen
SAT rabid adj. raging; fanatical raconteur n. a person skilled at telling
stories vindictive a grudge
grudge adj. seeking revenge; bearing
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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