SAT Word of the Day- REPROACH

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Reproach

(v.) to blame; to express criticism towards

(pronounced “ri-PROHCH”)
 

  

reproach

Example Sentence:

The board of directors reproached the company president for falling profits and decreased revenue.

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SAT Word of the Day-AUDIBLE

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Audible

(adj) able to be heard

(pronounced “AW-duh-buhl”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

Audrey’s murmur was just audible enough for Ms. Frank to have heard.

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SAT Word of the Day- JADED

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 11:30:00 AM


Jaded

(adj.) having become dull or worn out due to overexposure

(pronounced “JEY-did”)
 

  

bored boy

Example Sentence:

Jackson had become jaded throughout his travels as a child; he had visited so many countries that new cultures no longer seemed interesting.

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SAT Word of the Day- LAUD

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Laud

(v.) to praise, glorify, or honor

(pronounced “lawd”)
 

  

clap

Example Sentence:

Landon was lauded for his achievements at the autism research laboratory; he had made more progress in a year than most scientists had made in a decade.

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SAT Word of the Day- LAVISH

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Lavish

(adj.) very generous or extravagant

(pronounced “LAV-ish”)
 

  

brideandgroom

Example Sentence:

The lavish wedding reception had a steak and lobster dinner, several intricate ice sculptures, a six-tiered cake, and a famous jazz ensemble band.

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SAT Word of the Day- MITIGATE

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 10:50:00 AM


Mitigate

(v.) to make less intense or severe

(pronounced “MIT-i-geyt”)
 

  

hospital

Example Sentence:

Mitch was grounded for a week when he broke curfew, but his mom mitigated his punishment by several days when she learned that he had been late because he was taking a sick friend to the hospital.

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SAT Word of the Day- MONOTONY

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Monotony

(n.) tiresome routine; lack of variety

(pronounced “muh-NOT-n-ee”)
 

  

bored woman

Example Sentence:

Monica was bored with the monotony of her job; every day was the same, from the emails she sent to the data she inputted.

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SAT Word of the Day- NUANCE

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Nuance

(n.) a subtle difference

(pronounced “NOO-ahns”)
 

  

fonts

Example Sentence:

The nuances between the two fonts are often missed by the untrained graphic designer.

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SAT Word of the Day- Curative

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Curative

(adj) tending to cure or restore to health

(pronounced “KYOOR-uh-tiv”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

Many of the villagers believed that the plant had curative powers after it appeared to heal the boy’s wound.

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SAT Word of the Day- Disgruntled

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Disgruntled

(adj) in a state of sulky dissatisfaction

(pronounced “dis-GRUHN-tld”)
 

  

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Example Sentence:

The disgruntled customer stormed out without leaving a tip after his steak was undercooked and his salad had the wrong dressing.

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