Building vocabulary is essential to a reading and writing proficiency. It is also an essential part of standardized testing including the SAT and ACT.
Each week a new SAT word will be added to our list. Involve your entire family in learning and using this word in regular conversation. One word a week is doable! For vocabulary ideas, read our post entitled Vocabulary Building: A Family Affair.
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kerfuffle: a commotion or fuss
quandary: a difficult situation
kindle: to ignite
remuneration: payment for work done
hamper: to hinder
quaff: to guzzle
talisman: lucky charm
abhor: to hate