SAT Vocabulary 12: 1/15/10
4 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- Smooth or greasy in texture, appearance, manner. Sentence: The unctuous lady only helped the homeless man because she thought people would think more of her afterwords.
- To scold, criticize. Sentence: The cops rebuked him because Jason got three tickets in the same day.
- Timid, Fearful. Sentence: Mice are timorous creatures; they are very aware of their surroundings.
3 True/False Questions
Polemic → An aggressive argument or against a specific opinion. Sentence: She got into a polemic argument about me not doing my chores.
Desicated → To regard with respect, honor. Sentence: She decided to venerate the vet for healing her dog after she had been brutally cruel.
Surmise → To infer with little evidence, figuring out with little clues. Sentence: He was able to surmise why the man murdered the women.