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Week 16 Vocabulary Objectives: 1. Help us become more sophisticated readers…so we understand fluently what we read. 2. Help us understand words in context, to help us understand words we don’t currently know. 3. Help us become more sophisticated writers, so we use a mature vocabulary and sound like adults in our word choices.
This week’s SAT Vocabulary Words 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 Thirteen inert adj. unable to act or move; inactive; sluggish circumvent v. to get around; to bypass clandestine adj. secret acquit v. to find not guilty of a fault or crime.
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Thirteen deprecate v. to express strong disapproval of barrister n. lawyer (British) adulation n. excessive praise or admiration culinary adj. having to do with the kitchen or cooking
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Thirteen bawdy adj. indecent; humorously obscene chastise v. to punish severely jacose adj. joking; humorous myriad n. a very large number adj. too numerous to be counted adj. too numerous to be counted
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Thirteen latent adj. present, but not active; hidden pernicious adj. destructive; deadly frugal adj. thrifty; economical in money matters