Week 10 Vocabulary

Week 11 Vocabulary
Help us become more sophisticated
readers…so we understand fluently what
we read.
Help us understand words in context, to
help us understand words we don’t
currently know.
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 Eight
 abate
v. to lessen in violence or intensity
 decorum
n. conformity to accepted
standards of conduct; proper behavior
 abhor
 dole
v. to detest; to hate strongly
v. to distribute; to give out sparingly
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Eight
gamut n. the whole range or extent
extrovert n. one who is outgoing; one who is
more energized than drained by interactions with
droll adj. amusing in an odd or whimsical way
duplicity n. intentional deceit in speech or
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson Eight
 effigy
n. a crude dummy or image
representing a hated person or group
 austere
adj. stern; severe; plain