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Week 17 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 Fourteen levity n. lightness of disposition; lack of seriousness hoax n. a practical joke; a trick amicable adj. friendly; peaceable obstreperous adj. aggressively boisterous; stubborn and defiant
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Fourteen enraptured adj. delighted beyond measure marital adj. having to do with marriage bask v. to expose oneself to pleasant warmth genial adj. friendly; amiable
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Fourteen charlatan n. one who pretends to have knowledge in order to swindle others mundane adj. commonplace; earthly and not spiritual fickle adj. likely to change on a whim or without apparent reason juggernaut n. a terrible destructive or irresistible force
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Fourteen naive adj. simple in outlook; not affected or worldly; especially innocent nocturnal adj. having to do with the night; occurring at night novice n. a beginner; one who is inexperienced