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SAT Word of the Day

SAT Word of the Day

May 10, 2018 6:10pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Solace (Noun) Comfort in grief, trouble, or calamity. www.freevocabulary.com Solace (Noun)  someone or something that gives a feeling of comfort to a person who is sad, depressed, etc. : a source of comfort. Sentence: Her presence was a great solace for/to me. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

May 9, 2018 5:44pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Suspicious (Adjective) Inclined to doubt or mistrust. www.freevocabulary.com Suspicious (Adjective) Causing a feeling that something is wrong or that someone is behaving wrongly : causing suspicion. Sentence: We were instructed to report any suspicious activity/behavior in the neighborhood. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

March 16, 2018 6:15pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Stagnation (Noun) The condition of not flowing or not changing. www.freevocabulary.com Stagnation (Noun) To stop developing, progressing, moving, etc. : to be or become stagnant. Sentence: Their relationship is stagnating. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

March 15, 2018 5:53pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Symmetrical (Verb) Well-balanced. www.freevocabulary.com Symmetrical (Verb) Having sides or halves that are the same : having or showing symmetry Sentence: The human body is symmetrical. www.learnersdictionary.com  

SAT Word of the Day

March 2, 2018 7:04pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Subside (Verb) To relapse into a state of repose and tranquillity. www.freevocabulary.com Subside (Verb) To become less strong or intense. Sentence: The pain/swelling will subside in a couple of hours. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

March 1, 2018 6:44pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Systematic (Adjective) Methodical. www.freevocabulary.com Systematic (Adjective) Using a careful system or method : done according to a system. Sentence: We used a systematic approach to solve the problem. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

February 28, 2018 6:40pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Seclude (Verb) To place, keep, or withdraw from the companionship of others. www.freevocabulary.com Seclude (Verb) To keep (someone) away from other people. Sentence: He secluded himself in his room to study for the exam. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

February 14, 2018 6:51pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Rendezvous (Noun) A prearranged place of meeting. www.freevocabulary.com Rendezvous (Noun) A meeting with someone that is arranged for a particular time and place and that is often secret. Sentence: A romantic rendezvous www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

February 9, 2018 6:54pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Queue (Noun) A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance. www.freevocabulary.com Queue (Noun) A line of people who are waiting for something Sentence: The people formed a queue at the ticket window. www.learnersdictionary.com

SAT Word of the Day

February 6, 2018 6:51pm | Ms. LaMoriello

Quarantine (Noun) The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease. www.freevocabulary.com Quarantine (Noun) The situation of being kept away from others to prevent a disease from spreading. Sentence: The infected people were put into quarantine. www.learnersdictionary.com