Sat Words of the Week of Sept. 24, 2018
|Lance- “lans”||spear; spike; javelinThe knight held a sharp lance during the battle.|
difficult to understand; partially hidden
It has been immensely frustrating that the truth in the case has remained obscure for so long.
deeply moving; strongly affecting the emotions
One of the most poignant stories in the news last week was about a little boy who lost his entire family in the war.
|Respite – “res-pit”||
a break; intermission
Finally, the public will experience a respite from the Trump and Clinton campaigns after the elections take place in November.
|Terse – “turs”||
concise; to the point
She had earlier offered a terse description of how the car accident occurred as she texted while driving.
SAT Words of the Week
for September 17, 2018
coming after something in time
Subsequent editions of the book will be based on the early lives of the characters.
The boorish behavior of the child in the store was a result of him being tired and bored.
believing that people act only out of selfish motives
The new car buyer was very cynical of the sales pitch
a letter (form of communication), usually referring to an extract from the New Testament
The reverend referred to the epistle in his Sunday sermon.
against orthodox opinion
He committed Republican heresy by saying revenue needs to be part of any deficit solution.