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SAT vocabulary practice

SAT vocabulary practice

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  • 1.
    • debilitate:
    • ( dee-BIL-i-tayt)
    • to impair the strength of; to make weak
    • If Maria kicks Manuel in the knee, he will be debilitated fot the rest of the day.
  • 2.
    • delineate:
    • (dee-LIN-ee-ayt)
    • To identify or separate by
    • certain characteristics
    • It is easy to delineate GI students because they wear a specific uniform.
  • 3.
    • depravity:
    • (dee-PRAV-i-tee)
    • The condition of corrupt morals or the breaking society norms for personal interest
    • David's level of depravity lead him to torture the kittens to see how much pain they could tolerate.
  • 4.
    • deprecate:
    • (DEH-preh-kayt)
    • To express disapproval
    • of a situation or somebody; condemn
    • Her self-deprecating attitude because of her lack of ability made Lucy frustrated in physics class.
  • 5.
    • despondent:
    • (dee-SPON-dehnt)
    • Feeling extreme
    • discouragement or
    • dejection; sadness or depressed state
    • Laura felt despondent about her grade on the English test.
  • 6.
    • despot:
    • (DEHS-pot)
    • Ruler with absolute
    • power
    • Since Maria was chosen as the leader of the group, she has started acting like a despot.
  • 7.
    • deterrent:
    • (dee-TER-ehnt)
    • Something detours or
    • sends you in another direction.
    • The expensive food was a deterrent to eating in the cafeteria at GI so everyone went hungry.
  • 8.
    • didactic:
    • (dai-DAK-tik)
    • Interactive teaching; hands-on learning
    • Laura did a didactic exercise to teach Lucy how to remember the names of the planets.
  • 9.
    • diminution:
    • (di-mi-NEU-shun)
    • the act, fact, or process of diminishing, lessening; reduction.
    • (diminutive)
    • The diminution of the homework decreased the stress on the 11th grade students.