SAT Vocab Lesson 8&9
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Donna is a supreme example of ________. She leads youth groups, delivers meals to the homebound, and volunteers at the local hospital.
_______ Al never thinks of himself; he devotes all his time to helping others.
Barbara's motives were not altogether _______. She had much time gain from serving as the head of the school's blood drive.
Ready to help anyone at any time, Tina is about the most _______ person I know.
A ________ streak in Dr. Little compelled him to give up his lucrative practice in New York and help fight AIDS in Africa.
No one has helped or library as much as you have. Your ______ is greatly appreciated.
Sam is famous for his ______. Knowing Sam is a big tipper, the staff at his favorite hotel is always glad to see him.
To survive on the street, beggars often depend on the _______ of passersby.
The _______ of their alumni has enabled many colleges to offer scholarships to deserving students.
For her sixteenth birthday, Sarah received _____ gifts, including a trip to Hawaii and a BMW convertible.
Despite a modest income, the McTaveys make ______ donations to their church.
Because Rod spent ______ on scuba diving gear and hot-air ballooning, he couldn't afford to pay his phone bill.
After the attempt on his life, the Pope ______ forgave the man who shot him.
It's amazing that a man as selfish as James has the nerve to call himself _______.
Mr. Appel ______ offered full college scholarships to any children in the sixth grade who stayed in school and graduated from high school.
It's easy to be _____ when you already have more of everything then you'll ever want or need.
In a ______ act of friendship, Eileen gave up her tickets to the concert so that Emily could go with her new boyfriend.
Her ______ was evident in the costly gifts she gave to her family and friends.
Her mother works for a ______ organization that disburses funds to needy hospitals.
Bill Gates donates millions of dollars a year to education, medical research, and other ______ causes.
By definition, a _______ helps those in need.
Marcia's _______ spending at the mall used up the money she'd been saving for college. Next time, maybe she'll spend more thoughtfully.
Unable to control his expenses, Krups spent ______ until he was broke.
The maxim "A penny saved is a penny earned" means nothing to ______ like Hillary and Hal.
His ______ shopping and dining habits irritate the girl who spends her money wisely and saves up for a rainy day.
_______ in her spending, Brittany had many unused clothing items hanging with tags in her closet.
______ individuals rarely shop the sales racks or use store coupons.
Jimmy ______ a perfectly good day, aimlessly watching TV from dawn to dusk.
"Don't ______ your paycheck on designer clothes," advised Aunt Rose. "Spend it on something useful."
Because he wasn't thinking straight at the time, Roy _______ his chance for a great summer job in Washington D.C.
The poet had lived an ______ life, foregoing all luxuries and creature comforts.
Early in their marriage, my parents lived on an ______ budget that allowed them to buy nothing beyond the bare essentials.
To save money on our trip, we stayed in ______ litter motels that provided little more than a bed and a shower.
The mayor's ______ nature caused him to embezzle funds from the city's coffers.
She was young and beautiful; he was old but very rich. Rumors said that her ______ tendency drove her to marry him.
______ motivates many people to cheat on their income tax.
As a ______ carpenter, Emil finds a use for every scrap of wood. Nothing goes to waste in Emil's shop.
Surprisingly, they were ______ at breakfast but they spared no expense at dinner.
______ kept the old woman from spending a penny on anything she didn't absolutely need.
The _______ owner of the leather store was too money-hungry to ever hold a sale.
He cared little about the quality of his merchandise. As a ________, he focused only on the size of his profit.
What appeared at first to be ______ turned out to be a totally unselfish endeavor.
To lose weight, I eat a _____ breakfast: one prune and a cup of fat-free milk.
Too ______ to spend a dollar, she'd rather walk than take the crosstown bus.
I never realized what a ______ Eric was until he refused to give me a sip from his water bottle when we were hiking together.
Gramps is ______ with his words. Sometimes he doesn't speak for days.
______ Paul never buys anything unless it's on sale.
He's generous to his family, but to outsiders he is the epitome of ______.
His _______ childhood taught my father the value of every penny.
Stop being so _______ and give a few dollars to help the homeless.
The ______ of the family was made apparent by the small cup of soup and crust of bread that Ma served for dinner.
Being ______ is one thing, but being downright cheap is another.
Be _____ for the next few months, and you'll save enough for a new iPhone.
Mama practiced _____ by dressing the kids in some hand-me-downs rather than in new clothes.
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