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Sat Vocabulary List 7 Extended Definition Assignment

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SAT VOCABULARY LIST 7 EXTENDED DEFINITION ASSIGNMENT

1. LACERATE

a. to tear roughly; mangle

b. verb (-ate)

c. lacerable (adjective), lacerability (noun), lacerated (verb), lacerating (verb) laceration (noun)

d. slash, claw, harm, cut

e. elongate, extend, attend

f. After the student cheated, the teacher (lacerated) tore the sheet apart.

Source: www.dictionary.com

2. NEFARIOUS

a. extremely wicked or villainous; iniquitous

b. adjective (-ous)

c. nefariously (adverb), nefariousness (noun), unnefarious (adjective)

d. dark, evil, bad

e. good, honest, right

f. All the children thought that the (nefarious) super villain was going to lose the fight.

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3. PATRICIAN

a. a person of noble or high rank; aristocrat

b. noun (-cian)

c. patricianly (adverb), patricianism (noun), patricianship (noun)

d. dignified, genteel, stately

e. peasant, peon, plebeian

f. The little girl tried to become (patrician) a person of high rank in England by marrying into the royal family.

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4. QUERY

a. to ask or inquire about

b. verb (-ry)

c. queryingly (adverb), queried (verb), querying (verb), unqueried (adjective), queries (noun)

d. uncertainty, skepticism, reservation

e. accept, believe, embrace

f. After meeting his father, the young boy (query) asked about his grandfather.

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5. QUEUE

a. a file or line, especially of people waiting their turn

b. noun

c. queued (verb), queuing (verb), queuer (noun)

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