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ACT/SAT Words of the Day 2013-2014 Cabell Midland High School Week 7 September 30-October 4, 2013
Cabell Midland High School Monday, September 30, 2013 1.Definition: Harsh Sound 2.Synonym: Loud Noise 3.Antonym: Not in harmony 4.New visitors to the rainforest are struck by the cacophony. Cacophony – Noun /kuh-KAH-fuh-nee/
Cabell Midland High School Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Cajole – Verb /cuh-JOLE/ 1.Definition: To fool with flattery or false promises 2.Synonym: Coax 3.Antonym: Demand 4.The con-artist cajoled them out of their money.
Capitulate – Verb /kuh-PITCH-oo-late/ Cabell Midland High School Wednesday, October 2, 2013 1.Definition: Surrender 2.Synonym: Yield 3.Antonym: Resist 4.The police refused to capitulate to the demands of the kidnapper.
Castigate – Verb /CASS-tig-ate/ Cabell Midland High School Thursday, October 3, 2013 1.Definition: Scold 2.Synonym: Punish 3.Antonym: Pardon 4.The angry judge castigated the lawyer.
Cabell Midland High School Friday, October 4, 2013 Circumspect – Adjective /SIR-kum-spekt/ 1.Definition: Cautious 2.Synonym: Alert 3.Antonym: Careless 4.In some situations, it’s wiser to be circumspect rather than bold.