Quiz Requirements: (You will have 11 minutes to complete the quiz).
1. Spell each word correctly
2. Define each word correctly
3. Write a complete sentence for each word using the word correctly.** Sentences must be: (2) compound; (2) complex and (1) compound-complex. Students may use notes/handouts to create proper sentences.
** All SAT words must be recorded in the back of your composition book each week**
You will have one week to learn 5 SAT words each week. Your duty is to learn all you can about each word; looking up and recording the part(s) of speech for each word is required and must be recorded in your composition book. At times you will need to elaborate on the given definitions as well. You will be tested on the first day of the week at the beginning of class.
( Periods 1, 2, and 3 will be tested on Mondays; Periods 5, 7, and 8 will be tested on Tuesdays). Due to holidays, the days may be subject to change some weeks.
The goals in implementing these quizzes are to improve vocabulary, learn study skills, improve sentence structure and
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New! SAT Quiz # 28. Quiz on May 8th (A) and May 9th (B). No quiz week of May 1-5 due to state testing.
nascent: coming into existence; beginning
laudable: praiseworthy: exemplary
innate: inborn; nature
flagrant: blatant: noticeable
blight: to destroy: to devastate
SAT Quiz # 27. Quiz on April 24th (A) and April 25th (B).
apprise: inform; to notify
espouse: to adopt; to support
attenuate: to make or become fine; thin
notoriety: infamy; shame
circumvent: to avoid; to bypass
SAT Quiz # 26. Quiz on April 17th (A) and April 18th (B).
severance: separation; split
incendiary: flammable; combustible
scanty: meager; sparse
rampant: raging; wild
litigate: to contest in court; to contend
SAT Quiz # 25. Quiz on April 10th (A) and April 11th (B).
wistful: dreamy; melancholy
balmy: mild; soothing
aggregate: all together: combined
synopsis: outline: abstract
precedent: previous case; model
SAT Quiz # 24. Quiz on April 3rd (A) and April 4th (B). No quiz next week due to state testing.
voluble: garrulous; talkative
proximity: closeness; nearness
havoc: destruction; devastation
bewilder: to befuddle; to confuse
implore: to beg earnestly for; to pray for
SAT Quiz # 23. Quiz March 20th (A) and March 21st (B). Due to Spring Break there will be no quiz the week of March 13th -17th.
jocose: playful; teasing
divulge: to reveal; to disclose
menial: unskilled; slavish
bawdy: vulgar: lewd
exemplify: to illustrate; to give an example
SAT Quiz # 22. Quiz March 6th (A) and March 7th (B).
smirch: to stain; to soil
impeccable: flawless; perfect
banal: overused; trite
importune: to insist: to request repeatedly
inept: unskilled; untrained
SAT Quiz # 21. February 27th (A) and February 28th (B).
requisite: necessary; needed
reiterate: to state again; to repeat
traduce: to speak ill of; to slander
obsequious: servile; docile
frivolous: insignificant; trivial
SAT Quiz # 20. Quiz on Feb. 21st (B) and Feb. 22nd (A). No school Feb. 20th due to holiday.
admonish: to warn; to advise
improvident: wasteful; careless
blandishment: cajolery; flattery
bewail: to express sorrow; to weep
vitreous: glassy; crystalline
SAT Quiz # 19. Quiz on Feb. 13th (A) and Feb. 14th (B).
concur: to agree; to coincide
blatant: loud; flagrant
elucidate: to clarify; to illuminate
beguile: to deceive; to cheat
putative: assumed; supposed
SAT Quiz # 18. Quiz on Jan. 30th (A) and Jan. 31st (B).
obdurate: unyielding; inflexible
eradicate: to eliminate; to obliterate
culmination: conclusion; completion
imposition: burden; onus
transcendent: unique; exceeding
SAT Quiz # 17. Quiz on Jan. 23rd (A) and Jan. 24th (B).
adventitious: extraneous; not inherent
lament: to express sorrow; mourn
aggrieve: to treat unjustly; to mistreat
adulate: to idolize; to worship
volition: choice; option
SAT Quiz # 16. Quiz on Jan. 17th (B) and Jan. 18th (A). There is no school on the 16th due to MLK Jr. Day, so A-day will take the quiz on Wednesday.
befuddle: to confuse; to stupefy
animosity: deep-seated hostility; hatred
clamor: to loudly cry out; to shout
voracity: great eagerness; deep desire
conjure: to raise up; to call up
SAT Quiz # 15. Quiz on Dec. 12th(A) and 13th (B).
exacerbate: to annoy; to irritate
belligerent: hostile; aggressive
dubious: questionable; doubtful
chastise: to punish; to scold
zealous: eager; earnest
SAT Quiz # 14. Quiz on Dec. 5th (A) and Dec. 6th (B).
tempestuous: turbulent; stormy
inquisitive: curious; inquiring
throes: painful struggle; agony
arduous: difficult; strenuous
ebullient: exuberant; high-spirited
SAT Quiz # 13. Quiz Nov. 28th (A) and Nov. 29th (B). No quiz next week due to Thanksgiving break.
waive: to pass up; to surrender
scurry: to scamper; to hurry
extraneous: irrelevant; unrelated
welter: disordered mass; jumble
dissent: disagreement; dispute
SAT Quiz # 12. Quiz on Nov.14th (A) and Nov. 15th (B).
enervate: to weaken; to deprive of vigor
breach: to break through; to make a gap
fester: to rot; to ulcerate
entrench: to fortify; to dig in
ubiquitous: ever-present; everywhere
SAT Quiz # 11. Quiz on Nov. 7th (A) and Nov. 8th (B).
heinous: abominably wicked; truly evil
similitude: likeness; resemblence
magnanimous: merciful; forgiving
immerse: to dip; to plunge
flippant: disrespectful; brash
SAT Quiz # 10. Quiz on Oct. 31st (A) and Nov. 1st (B).
intrigue: to plot; to scheme
validate: to verify: to substantiate
linear: direct; straight
vexatious: annoying; bothersome
lethargic: drowsy: sluggish
SAT Quiz # 9. Quiz on Oct. 24th (A) and Oct. 25th (B).
efficacy: effectiveness; productiveness
veneer: pretension; false front
expedient: resource; device
vanquish: to defeat; to conquer
restitution: atonement; amends
SAT Quiz # 8. Quiz on Oct. 17th (A) and Oct. 18th (B).
inadvertent: unintentional; accidental
frugal: thrifty; sparing
rapport: harmonious relationship; connection
bequeath: to pass on; to hand down
morose: sullen; gloomy
SAT Quiz # 7. Quiz on Oct. 10th (A) and Oct 11th (B).
corroborate: to bear witness; to confirm
zest: spirit; liveliness
enrapture: to delight; to enchant
regime: government; administration
craven; timid; cowardly
SAT Quiz # 6. Quiz on Oct. 3rd (A) and Oct. 4th (B).
exonerate: to free from blame; acquit
intrepid: brave; fearless
manifest: to show; to display
astringent: binding; constricting
forbearance: patience; tolerance
SAT Quiz # 5. Quiz on Sept.26th (A) and Sept. 27th (B).
miasma: stench; strong smell
diverge: to depart; to separate
veracity: devotion to the truth; straightforwardness
virulent: extremely poisonous; pathogenic
bestow: to give; confer
SAT Quiz # 4. Quiz on Sept. 19th (A) and Sept. 20th (B).
obliterate: to wipe out; to annihilate
interment: burial; entombment
terse: concise; brief
haughty: arrogantly proud; self important
vehement: vigorous; earnest
SAT Quiz # 3. Quiz on Sept. 12th (A) and Sept 13th (B).
grandiose: impressive; magnificent
lucent: shining; luminous
epitome: perfect example; model
amplify: to make louder; to make more powerful
anomaly: deviation; aberration
SAT Quiz # 2. Quiz on Sept. 6th (B) and Sept 7th (A) due to Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 5th.
delineate: to portray; to outline
amiable: friendly; likeable
garrulous: extremely talkative; chatty
illusory: misleading; deceptive
malevolent: malicious; having an evil influence
SAT Vocabulary- Week # 1 Quiz on August 29th (A) day and August 30th (B) day
pundit: expert authority; commentator
warrant: arrest authorization; seizure justification
commendable: praiseworthy; admirable
abrogate: to repeal; to abolish
amnesty: forgiveness; pardon