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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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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.

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

extol: Read
/ɪk'stɔl/ v. Syn. praise; glorify
praise highly; glorify; celebrate
In his speech, the president will extol the astronauts, calling them the pioneers of the Space Age.

fallacious: Read
/fə'leɪʃəs/ a. Syn. false; deceptive
false; tending to mislead; deceptive
Paradoxically, fallacious reasoning does not always yield erroneous results: even though your logic may be faulty, the answer you get may nevertheless be correct.

fastidious: Read
/fæ'stɪdɪəs/ a.
difficult to please; having complicated requirements; excessively particular demanding about details
Bobby was such a fastidious eater that he would eat a sandwich only if his mother first cut off every scrap of crust.

fatuous: Read
/'fætjʊəs/ a. Syn. foolish
foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way
He is far too intelligent to utter such fatuous remarks.

feral: Read
/'fɪər(ə)l/ a. Syn. wild
not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state
Abandoned by their owners, dogs may revert to their feral state, roaming the woods in packs.

fetid: Read
/'fɛtɪd/ a. Syn. stinking
unpleasant-smelling; having offensive smell; stinking
These dogs are housed in fetid, dark sheds and barns or left outside in cages exposed to the cold, the heat, the rain and the snow.

florid: Read
/'flɒrɪd/;/'flɔ:rɪd/ a. Syn. ruddy; reddish
reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented
If you go to beach and get a sunburn, your complexion will look florid.

fractious: Read
/'frækʃəs/ a. Syn. unruly; disobedient; irritable
inclined to make trouble; disobedient; irritable
Bucking and kicking, the fractious horse unseated its rider.

garrulous: Read
/'gærʊləs/ a. Syn. wordy; talkative
talking much and repetition of unimportant or trivial details
My Uncle Henry can outtalk any three people I know. He is the most garrulous person in Cayuga County.

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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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readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
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mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act
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without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy
assiduous  Read
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abusive language used to express blame or ill will
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improperly forward or bold; rude
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constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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riddle; difficult problem; dilemma
clemency  Read
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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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mildness, as of the weather; merciful, kind, or lenient act
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
credulity  Read
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readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
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greed; excessive desire, especially for wealth
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express strong disapproval of; disparage
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infringe; advance beyond usual limit; make physical impact on; touch
deleterious  Read
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having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
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abusive language used to express blame or ill will
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unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental
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impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed
deride  Read
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ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
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not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state
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foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way
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pollute; make dirty or spotty
egregious  Read
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claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
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mental keenness; quickness of perception
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fleeting; vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
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notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
eschew  Read
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abusive language used to express blame or ill will
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not domestic; wild; existing in wild or untamed state
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avoid; refuse to use or participate in; stand aloof from
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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
evince  Read
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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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show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
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abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
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foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way
expunge  Read
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express strong disapproval of; disparage
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cancel; remove; erase or strike out
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renounce upon oath; abandon forever
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modest and reserved in manner or behavior
 SAT Words with Sentences - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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/ə'sɛtɪk/ a. Syn. austere; severe
leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
The wealthy, self-indulgent young man felt oddly drawn to the strict, [___] life led by members of some monastic orders.


Spelling Word: ascetic
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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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/dɪ'raɪd/ v. Syn. ridicule
ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
The critics [___] his pretentious dialogue and refused to consider his play seriously.


Spelling Word: deride
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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'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 [___] remarks.


Spelling Word: discursive
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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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/ɪ'gri:dʒəs/ a. Syn. notorious
notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
She was an [___] liar; we all knew better than to believe a word she said.


Spelling Word: egregious
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/'ɛkskʌlpeɪt/ v.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
The court will [___] him of the crime after the real criminal confesses.


Spelling Word: exculpate
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/fə'leɪʃəs/ a. Syn. false; deceptive
false; tending to mislead; deceptive
Paradoxically, [___] reasoning does not always yield erroneous results: even though your logic may be faulty, the answer you get may nevertheless be correct.


Spelling Word: fallacious
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/'fætjʊəs/ a. Syn. foolish
foolish or silly, especially in self-satisfied way
He is far too intelligent to utter such [___] remarks.


Spelling Word: fatuous