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The 250 Most Difficult SAT Words Set 04C

Sets B, C, and D give example sentences of the words taken from the 250 SAT Word series. Users should combine from 3 to 5 sets marked B, C, or D together - for example, 1C, 2C, 3C, and 4C - and generate multiple choice question tests to practice SAT-like questions.
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deprecated
Always over-modest, he _______________ his contribution to the local charity.
deleterious
She experienced the _______________ effects of running a marathon without stretching her muscles enough beforehand.
credulity
Con artists take advantage of the _______________ of inexperienced investors to swindle them out of their savings.
derided
The bullies _______________ the foreign student's accent.
defiled
It's a shame that such a beautiful area has been _______________ by a rubbish dump.
demure
Though everyone else at the party was dancing and going crazy, she remained _______________.
cupidity
His _______________ made him enter the abandoned gold mine despite the obvious dangers.
decries
The founder of the Children's Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman, strongly _______________ the lack of financial and moral support for children in America today.
cursory
Late for the meeting, she cast a _______________ glance at the agenda.
desecrate
They feared that the construction of a golf course would _______________ the preserved wilderness.