SAT Word of the Day: bellicose

October 1, 2014 by  
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bellicose (adj.)

eager to fight, aggressively hostile

In a sentence:

“Even after months of anger management classes, Rachel was still unable to control her bellicose outbursts.”

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SAT Word of the Day: pliable

September 30, 2014 by  
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pliable (adj)

bendable

In a sentence:

“Because his mind is so pliable, he can easily be persuaded to join almost any cause.”

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SAT Word of the Day: prosaic

September 29, 2014 by  
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prosaic (adj.)

common, dull, unimaginative

In a sentence:

“While Sam had written many stories that he considered to be unique and exciting, he was afraid that others would see them as prosaic.”

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SAT Word of the Day: overt

September 28, 2014 by  
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overt (adj.)

in plain sight, clear

In a sentence:

“Her mistakes at the company became so overt that it was no longer possible for her supervisor to ignore them.”

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SAT Word of the Day: mawkish

September 27, 2014 by  
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mawkish (adj.)

extremely sentimental, sappy

In a sentence:

“Although Terrence often enjoyed sentimental romance movies, this one proved to be too mawkish even for his taste.”

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SAT Word of the Day: presumptuous

September 26, 2014 by  
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presumptuous (adj.)

unwarrantedly bold, arrogant

In a sentence:

“Although Jan thought that it might be considered presumptuous of her to offer her boss advice, she felt that it was necessary for the success of the business.”

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SAT Word of the Day: indomitable

September 25, 2014 by  
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indomitable (adj.)

cannot be subdued or overcome

In a sentence:

“Although Stan was sure that the calculus test would be indomitable, he was actually able to pass with flying colors.”

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SAT Word of the Day: gullible

September 24, 2014 by  
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gullible (adj)

easily deceived or tricked

In a sentence:

“It was simple for him to convince his gullible little brother that there were monsters in the closet.”

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SAT Word of the Day: soporific

September 23, 2014 by  
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soporific (adj.)

causing sleep; boring

In a sentence:

“Although Prof. Mitchell was thrilled to discuss the evolution of insect-fungal associations in southeast Asia, most students found his lecture on the topic to be soporific.”

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SAT Word of the Day: antipode

September 22, 2014 by  
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antipode (n.)

direct or exact opposite

In a sentence:

“The scholar and activist Elie Wiesel considered the antipode of love to be not hate, but indifference.”

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