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When you study and review new SAT words, especially hard word, a good example sentence helps very much. Here we list 200 difficult SAT words with sentences in this app. Many of the example sentences are selected from media, the real and alive English sentences show hard words in actual context and teach you how to understand and use hard words. A list of 200 words is a small SAT vocabulary. As for this app, its built-in 200 SAT words are hard and difficult to use in sentences, however, these words are very useful for writing test. This is the reason we revise the example sentences from time to time and believe if you learn hard word with sentence, you can get the word meaning more precisely with much less time.


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defile: Read
/di:'faɪl/ v. Syn. pollute
pollute; make dirty or spotty
The hoodlums defile the church with their scurrilous writing.

deleterious: Read
/dɛlɪ'tɪərɪəs/ a. Syn. harmful
having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
If you believe that smoking is deleterious to your health, then quit!.

demure: Read
/dɪ'mjʊə(r)/ a. Syn. grave; serious
modest and reserved in manner or behavior
She was demure and reserved, a nice modest girl whom any young man would be proud to take home to his mother.

deprecate: Read
/'dɛprɪkeɪt/ v. Syn. belittle
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
A firm believer in old-fashioned courtesy, Miss Post must deprecate the modern tendency to address new acquaintances by their first names.

deride: Read
/dɪ'raɪd/ v. Syn. ridicule
ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
The critics deride his pretentious dialogue and refused to consider his play seriously.

desecrate: Read
/'dɛsɪkreɪt/ v.
violate with violence, especially to sacred place
Shattering the altar and trampling the holy objects underfoot, the invaders desecrate the sanctuary.

discursive: Read
/dɪ'skɜrsɪv/ a.
tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects
As the lecturer wandered from topic to topic, we wondered what if any point there was to his discursive remarks.

dissemble: Read
/dɪ'sɛmb(ə)l/ v. Syn. disguise; pretend
disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of
Even though John tried to dissemble his motive for taking modern dance, we all knew he was there not to dance but to meet girls.

ebullient: Read
/ɪ'bʌlɪənt/ a.
showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
Amy's ebullient nature could not be repressed; she' was always bubbling over with excitement.

effrontery: Read
/ɛ'frʌntərɪ/ n.
shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity
She had the effrontery to insult the guest.

egregious: Read
/ɪ'gri:dʒəs/ a. Syn. notorious
notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
She was an egregious liar; we all knew better than to believe a word she said.

enervate: Read
/'ɛnəveɪt/ v. Syn. weaken
weaken or destroy strength or vitality of; remove a nerve or part of a nerve
She was slow to recover from her illness; even a short walk to the window would enervate her.

ephemeral: Read
/ɪ'fɛmərəl/ a.
short-lived; enduring a very short time
The mayfly is an ephemeral creature: its adult life lasts little more than a day.

eschew: Read
/ɪs'tʃu:/ v. Syn. avoid; escape
avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from
Hoping to present himself to his girlfriend as a totally reformed character, he tried to eschew all the vices, especially chewing tobacco and drinking bathtub gin.

evanescent: Read
/i:və'nɛs(ə)nt/;/ɛv-/ a. Syn. fleeting; vanishing
fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
Brandon's satisfaction in his new job was evanescent, for he immediately began to notice its many drawbacks.

evince: Read
/ɪ'vɪns/ v. Syn. manifest
show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
When he tried to answer the questions, I heard he evince his ignorance of the subject matter.

exculpate: Read
/'ɛkskʌlpeɪt/ v.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
The court will exculpate him of the crime after the real criminal confesses.

execrable: Read
/'ɛksɪkrəb(ə)l/ a.
very bad; extremely inferiorl; intolerable; very hateful
The anecdote was in such execrable taste that it revolted the audience.

expiate: Read
/'ɛkspɪeɪt/ v. Syn. atone
make amends or pay the penalty for; relieve or cleanse of guilt
He tried to expiate his crimes by a full confession to the authorities.

expunge: Read
/ɛk'spʌndʒ/ v. Syn. cancel; remove
cancel; remove; erase or strike out
If you behave, I will expunge this notation from your record.

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anathema  Read
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notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
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show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
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repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
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solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
capricious  Read
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tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action
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riddle; difficult problem; dilemma
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large destructive fire; burning; large-scale military conflict
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fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
conflagration  Read
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large destructive fire; burning; large-scale military conflict
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not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state
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leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
defile  Read
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large destructive fire; burning; large-scale military conflict
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sociable; seeking and enjoying the company of others
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pollute; make dirty or spotty
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notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
deride  Read
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false; tending to mislead; deceptive
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tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action
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blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request
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ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
evanescent  Read
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leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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praise highly; glorify; celebrate
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
expiate  Read
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make amends or pay the penalty for; relieve or cleanse of guilt
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unutterable; cannot be expressed in speech
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readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
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tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects
fallacious  Read
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notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
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false; tending to mislead; deceptive
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claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
florid  Read
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show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
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repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
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marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate
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reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented
hackneyed  Read
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show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
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repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
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noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression
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tending to depart from main point or cover a wide range of subjects
 SAT Words with Sentences - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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/æb'dʒʊə(r)/ v. Syn. renounce; abandon
renounce upon oath; abandon forever
He will [___] his allegiance to the king.


Spelling Word: abjure
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/'ædʌmbreɪt/ v. Syn. overshadow; shade
give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
Her constant complaining about the job would [___] her intent to leave.


Spelling Word: adumbrate
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/ə'lækrɪtɪ/ n.
cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
Phil and Dave were raring to get off to the mountains; they packed up their ski gear and climbed into the van with [___].


Spelling Word: alacrity
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/'bʌtrɪs/ v. Syn. support
support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
The attorney came up with several far-fetched arguments in a vain attempt to [___] his weak case.


Spelling Word: buttress
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/'kæləmnɪ/ n. Syn. slander
false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation; slander
He could endure his financial failure, but he could not bear the [___] that his foes heaped upon him.


Spelling Word: calumny
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/dɪ'mjʊə(r)/ a. Syn. grave; serious
modest and reserved in manner or behavior
She was [___] and reserved, a nice modest girl whom any young man would be proud to take home to his mother.


Spelling Word: demure
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/ɪ'bʌlɪənt/ a.
showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
Amy's [___] nature could not be repressed; she' was always bubbling over with excitement.


Spelling Word: ebullient
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/ɛ'frʌntərɪ/ n.
shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity
She had the [___] to insult the guest.


Spelling Word: effrontery
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/ɪ'vɪns/ v. Syn. manifest
show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
When he tried to answer the questions, I heard he [___] his ignorance of the subject matter.


Spelling Word: evince
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/ɛk'stænt/ a.
still in existence; not destroyed, lost, or extinct
Although the book is out of print, some copies are still [___]. Unfortunately, all of them are in libraries or private collections; none are for sale.


Spelling Word: extant