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(The mother held the baby to assuage its fears.) SAT Your Days for SATurDays SATurDays SAT Academy Dr. Ahmed Ali Ezzat SAT Math Instructor 01001600522
SAT Vocabulary A astute (adj.) very clever, crafty (Much of Roger’s success in politics results from his ability to provide astute answers to reporters’ questions.) asylum 1. (n.) a place of refuge, protection, a sanctuary (For Thoreau, the forest served as an asylum from the pressures of urban life.) 2. (n.) an institution in which the insane are kept (Once diagnosed by a certified psychiatrist, the man was put in an asylum .) atone (v.) to repent, make amends (The man atoned for forgetting his wife’s birthday by buying her five dozen roses.) atrophy (v.) to wither away, decay (If muscles do not receive enough blood, they will soon atrophy and die.) attain (v.) to achieve, arrive at (The athletes strived to attain their best times in competition.) attribute 1. (v.) to credit, assign (He attributes all of his success to his mother’s undying encouragement.) 2. (n.) a facet or trait (Among the beetle’s most peculiar attributes is its thorny protruding eyes.) atypical (adj.) not typical, unusual (Screaming and crying is atypical adult behavior.) audacious (adj.) excessively bold (The security guard was shocked by the fan’s audacious attempt to offer him a bribe.) audible (adj.) able to be heard (The missing person’s shouts were unfortunately not audible .) augment (v.) to add to, expand (The eager student seeks to augment his knowledge of French vocabulary by reading French literature.) auspicious (adj.) favorable, indicative of good things (The tennis player considered the sunny forecast an auspicious sign that she would win her match.) austere (adj.) very bare, bleak (The austere furniture inside the abandoned house made the place feel haunted.) avarice (n.) excessive greed (The banker’s avarice led him to amass a tremendous personal fortune.) avenge (v.) to seek revenge (The victims will take justice into their own hands and strive to avenge themselves against the men who robbed them.) aversion (n.) a particular dislike for something (Because he’s from Hawaii, Ben has an aversion to autumn, winter, and cold climates in general.) SAT Your Days for SATurDays SATurDays SAT Academy Dr. Ahmed Ali Ezzat SAT Math Instructor 01001600522
B SAT Vocabulary B balk (v.) to stop, block abruptly (Edna’s boss balked at her request for another raise.) ballad (n.) a love song (Greta’s boyfriend played her a ballad on the guitar during their walk through the dark woods.) banal (adj.) dull, commonplace (The client rejected our proposal because they found our presentation banal and unimpressive.) bane (n.) a burden (Advanced physics is the bane of many students’ academic lives.) bard (n.) a poet, often a singer as well (Shakespeare is often considered the greatest bar d in the history of the English language.) bashful (adj.) shy, excessively timid (Frankie’s mother told him not to be bashful when he refused to attend the birthday party.) battery 1. (n.) a device that supplies power (Most cars run on a combination of power from a battery and gasoline.) 2. (n.) assault, beating

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