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SAT vocabulary word pictures and practice

SAT vocabulary word pictures and practice

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  • 1. <ul><li>Savory </li></ul><ul><li>(SAY-voh-ree) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Having a salty or sharp taste or smell; not sweet. Something you would describe as tasty or full of flavor. </li></ul>Maria Alejandra was eating a savory potato chip.
  • 2. <ul><li>Scrupulous </li></ul><ul><li>(SKROO-peu-lus) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Careful in attending to small details; particular to the point of being suspicious that someone may be trying to cheat you. </li></ul>Santiago is very scrupulous when he is counting his money.
  • 3. <ul><li>Servile </li></ul><ul><li>(SER-vail) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; serving another; willingness to do what others ask of you. </li></ul>Santiago’s attitude towards Mariana was servile .
  • 4. <ul><li>Slough </li></ul><ul><li>(sluff) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Any outer covering that can be shed or cast off; to not bother to complete or decide not to do </li></ul>Mariana didn’t do her homework; she sloughed off her responsibility. The snake sloughed off its skin.
  • 5. <ul><li>Solemnity </li></ul><ul><li>(sah-LEHM-ni-tee) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Being serious, earnest; solemn or respectful in actions and attitude. </li></ul>The pope is a symbol of solemnity as he is always concerned about lives of the Catholic people . vpcatholicyouth.wordpress.com
  • 6. <ul><li>Somber </li></ul><ul><li>(Sahm-BER) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Grave or even glooming character; very serious or solemn in nature </li></ul>skylighters.org Soldiers in war often have somber looks on their faces.
  • 7. <ul><li>Spendthrift </li></ul><ul><li>(SPEHND-thrift) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Someone who saves and doesn't spend their money foolishly. </li></ul>Santiago is a spendthrift ; he saves every dime he makes .
  • 8. <ul><li>Stagnant </li></ul><ul><li>(STAG-nent) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Standing still, not flowing, therefore dirty or unhealthy; not progressing </li></ul>Santiago was looking into a tube at the stagnant water which was as stagnant as his progress in English class.
  • 9. <ul><li>Stoic </li></ul><ul><li>(STOH-ik) </li></ul><ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><li>Enduring or difficulties without complaining. </li></ul>Santiago was very stoic during an arm wrestling contest; it was difficult but he didn't cry or quit.

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