SAT reading vocab

Impartial: treating all rivals or disputants equally; fair and just.

In a sentence: the coach was impartial with the other team

Anecdote: a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.

In a sentence: she was telling her anecdote about the time she went to visit her mother.

Novel: new, fresh, original

In a sentence: she was working on a novel that she was writing.

Tone: the feeling or emotional attitude of a passage, often created through the authors choice of diction.

In a sentence: the author used tone to get her readers to feel sad about the situation the men's character was in.

Nostalgic: longing for the past; homesick

In a sentence: he was nostalgic when he arrived at his new apartment.

Substantiate: give supporting evidence

In a sentence: the author gave substantiate to his claim on how kids should have less time at school.

Prominence: importance

In a sentence: anyone who even identified him would immediately attain national prominence just by doing so.

Unprecedented: never done or known before

In a sentence: she was unprecedented of what is ice skating

Implication: something suggested

In a sentence: she implicated that why should stay inside because of the cold weather outside.

Explicit: clearly and directly expressed

In a sentence: she explicitly told the chef he didn't want green peppers on his omelet.

Counter: to argue against; rebut

In a sentence: they countered that the judge wasn't not being fair to the victim in the court.

Refute: disprove

In a sentence: they refute his plan to open up his own bakery

Reciprocate: to give something in return

In a sentence: they reciprocate to there friend who was in the hospital who was a dear friend to them

Static: fixed, not moving or changing, lacking vitality

In a sentence: the book contains a lot of intellectualist, static, determinist, and an abstractive trend

Obscure: difficult to understand; partially hidden: difficult to see, vague

In a sentence: she thought it was obscured that she thought she saw a fairy

Monetary: having to do with money, or the money supply

In a sentence: he thought about a change in monetary system of the kingdom

Allude: to refer to causally or indirectly; to make an allusion

In a sentence: she allude to her friends that she wanted to go to the mall and look at the dresses

Depiction: portrayal

In a sentence: the depiction was of him, her and Mimi, though how she knew Mimi, he didn't know.

Empirical: based on observation or experiment

In a sentence: he didn't have any empirical evidence to suggest his evidence

Anomaly: deviation from what is normal

In a sentence: they can only detect or fail to detect anomaly.

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