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SAT Word of the Day- Enervated

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 22, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Enervated

(adj.) lacking strength or vigor

(pronounced "EN-er-vey-tid")

  

sleeping

Example Sentence:

  • After an entire weekend of cleaning, packing, and moving furniture, Enrico was enervated; he would need to rest for days in order to get his strength back.

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SAT Word of the Day- Vicarious

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 21, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Vicarious

(adj) experienced through another person

(pronounced “vahy-KAIR-ee-uhs”)
 

  

rollercoaster

Example Sentence:

Although Vicki had never been on a roller coaster, she experienced a vicarious thrill when Zach described the descent down the big hill.

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SAT Word of the Day- Sully

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 20, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Sully

(v.) to make dirty or impure

(pronounced “SUHL-ee”)
 

  

pta

Example Sentence:

Mrs. Sullivan’s reputation was sullied by accusations that she was embezzling money from the PTA.

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SAT Word of the Day- Vacillate

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 17, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Vacillate

(v) to waver or move back and forth

(pronounced “VAS-uh-leyt”)
 

  

girl thinking

Example Sentence:

Vanessa vacillated between the two universities; one minute she was attending the in-state school, and the next she was going to the college three states away.

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SAT Word of the Day- Apt

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 16, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Apt

(adj) intelligent

(pronounced “apt”)
 

  

780

Example Sentence:

The apt student scored a 780 on the math section of the SAT.

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SAT Word of the Day- Circumscribed

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 15, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Circumscribed

(v) restricted

(pronounced “SUR-kuhm-skrahyb”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

Her driving privileges are circumscribed by the state; she is only allowed to drive after 8:00 pm if she is returning from work.

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SAT Word of the Day- Catastrophic

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 14, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Catastrophic

(adj) extremely harmful; disastrous

(pronounced “kat-uh-STROF-ik”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

The hurricane was catastrophic, destroying hundreds of homes and causing millions of dollars in damage.

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SAT Word of the Day- Caricature

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 13, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Caricature

(n) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

(pronounced “KAR-i-kuh-cher”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

At the amusement park, Caroline had a caricature drawn of herself in which the artist gave her a big head on a little body.

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SAT Word of the Day- Clarity

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 10, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Clarity

(n) clearness

(pronounced “KLAR-i-tee”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

Clarence could recall the woman with clarity; she was short, with blond hair, brown eyes, and a small birthmark on her right temple.

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SAT Word of the Day- Demeanor

Posted by PowerScore Test Preparation on Oct 9, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Demeanor

(n) behavior

(pronounced “dih-MEE-ner”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

Deana’s quiet demeanor was often mistaken for unfriendliness.

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