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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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cupidity: Read
/kju:'pɪdɪtɪ/ n. Syn. greed
greed; excessive desire, especially for wealth
The defeated people could not satisfy the cupidity of the conquerors, who demanded excessive tribute.

cursory: Read
/'kɜrsərɪ/ a. Syn. casual
casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
Because a cursory examination of the ruins indicates the possibility of arson, we believe the insurance agency should undertake a more extensive investigation of the fire's cause.

decry: Read
/dɪ'kraɪ/ v. Syn. disparage
express strong disapproval of; disparage
The founder of the Children's Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman, would strongly decry the lack of financial and moral support for children in America today.

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.

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 SAT Words with Sentences - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
alacrity  Read
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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abusive language used to express blame or ill will
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noisy speech; speech or piece of writing with strong feeling or expression
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weaken or destroy strength or vitality of; remove a nerve or part of a nerve
cajole  Read
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express strong disapproval of; disparage
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cancel; remove; erase or strike out
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without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
calumny  Read
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improperly forward or bold; rude
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casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
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cancel; remove; erase or strike out
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false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation; slander
credulity  Read
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showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
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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
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renounce upon oath; abandon forever
cursory  Read
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showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
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impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed
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unutterable; cannot be expressed in speech
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casual; brief or broad; not cautious, nor detailed
deleterious  Read
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental
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marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate
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having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
ebullient  Read
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indisputable; not open to question
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showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
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table with food set out for people to serve themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out
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tireless; showing sustained enthusiastic action
effrontery  Read
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give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
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shameless or brazen boldness; insolent and shameless audacity
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blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request
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show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
ephemeral  Read
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express strong disapproval of; disparage
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation; slander
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
eschew  Read
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cancel; remove; erase or strike out
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avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from
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praise highly; glorify; celebrate
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showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm
 SAT Words with Sentences - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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/æprə'beɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. approval
expression of warm approval; praise
She looked for some sign of [___] from her parents, hoping her good grades would please them.


Spelling Word: approbation
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/'bʊfeɪ/;/bə'feɪ/ n.
table with food set out for people to serve themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out
Please convey them on the tray to the [___].


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/'bɜrnɪʃ/ v. Syn. polish
make shiny by rubbing; polish
I [___] the brass fixtures until they reflect the lamplight.


Spelling Word: burnish
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/kə'prɪʃəs/ a. Syn. unpredictable; fickle; arbitrary
fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
The storm was capricious: it changed course constantly.


Spelling Word: capricious
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/krɪ'dju:lɪtɪ/;/krɪ'du:lɪtɪ/ n.
readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
The rascal lives on the [___] of the people.


Spelling Word: credulity
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/kju:'pɪdɪtɪ/ n. Syn. greed
greed; excessive desire, especially for wealth
The defeated people could not satisfy the [___] of the conquerors, who demanded excessive tribute.


Spelling Word: cupidity
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/dɪ'kraɪ/ v. Syn. disparage
express strong disapproval of; disparage
The founder of the Children's Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman, would strongly [___] the lack of financial and moral support for children in America today.


Spelling Word: decry
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/'dɛsɪkreɪt/ v.
violate with violence, especially to sacred place
Shattering the altar and trampling the holy objects underfoot, the invaders [___] the sanctuary.


Spelling Word: desecrate
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/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 [___] his motive for taking modern dance, we all knew he was there not to dance but to meet girls.


Spelling Word: dissemble
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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