SAT Essential Words for Aptitude Test Like ACT or SAT Exams

Hey folks, studying for the SAT can be stressful, huh? Well, that’s why I’m here, to make it easier for you guys. Here’s a word, Substantial. But what does it actually mean? Substantial is an adjective, here’s the definition: Ample; considerable; sizable; of substance; sometimes even weighty or large in size. We can make this seem easier by creating a sentence. The crowds at the University Mall were so substantial they closed the mall because of trampling. Another word is Apparent. It means: clearly seen; visible; not obscure or confusing. Well, you need to know it from a different perspective. Make a sentence! It was Apparent that Kameron was upset about something even though she tried to deny it. Easy, huh? What does Clarity mean? Here’s a definition: clearness of thought, style or appearance. With sudden Clarity, Maddie understood the situation. Everyone knows how to make sentences. I mean come on, you’ve been doing them since what, like 1st grade? Well, here’s some more:

  • Conspicuous is an adjective; it means: Standing out; clearly exceptional or showy. Here’s a sentence, The conspicuous blue-eyed baby stood out of his brown-eyed brothers.
  • Discernible is an adjective; it means: Clearly understandable through thought or vision. A sentence is, Saturn was discernible in the night sky.
  • Distinct is an adjective; it means: Clearly defined and recognizable; standing out from among its class. A sentence is, Jesse’s distinct style made him recognizable in a room full of people.
  • Evident is an adjective; it means: Worthy of notice; distinguishable. A sentence is, Her textbook was so worn, it was evident it was very old.
  • Limpid is an adjective; it means: Clear and clean; without blemish or confusion. A sentence can be, His limpid eyes said it all, he was truly in love with  Clarisse.
  • Lucidity is an adjective; it means; Clearness or thought; capacity to perceive the thought. The sentence can be, Emily lacked the lucidity to recognize his adoration.
  • Manifest is a verb; it means: To show plainly; to reveal. The sentence is, My mom manifested her anger by taking a break in her room.
  • Obvious is an adjective; it means: Apparent; easily seen or seen through; without subterfuge. If a sentence makes more sense to you this could be the sentence: It was obvious that Kimberly was excited about getting asked out on her first date.
  • Patently is an adverb; it means: Openly; plainly; clearly.Here’s a sentence, It was patently clear that the couple was in an argument. Now that you get the point, Study through these on your own. You can also make up your own sentences if you wish. Good luck! Happy studying!
  • Pellucid; adj. Clear in style, manner, or appearance. Her pellucid attempts to interest the man were useless due to the fact that he already had a girlfriend.
  • Abash; verb. To confuse or distress; to cause perplexity and uncertainty. He abashed his opponent by making funny faces to distract him.
  • Addle; verb. Cause to become unclear or confusing. Ricky addled the frail, old mailman by being rude to the man’s senior position and personal feelings.
  • Anarchy; noun. Confusion and disruption; without clearness in mind or purpose. When the teacher left the room, the students went wild and it resorted to being a total anarchy.
  • Baffle; verb. To confuse; to forestall action or understanding. The girl tried to baffle the boy by confusing him, but he was too clever.
  • Bamboozle; verb. To trick and confuse. The students tried to bamboozle the substitute teacher by saying they were allowed to work in partnerships.
  • Bewilderment; noun. State of being confused, perplexed, and/or disoriented. The girl looked around in bewilderment after she was hit in the head.
  • Confounded; adj. Confused or stunned; totally perplexed. Patty was confounded when her boss granted her a bonus unexpectedly.
  • Din; noun. Loud noise or confusion, usually from a crowd. As she looked upon her fans, the din was so loud she couldn’t hear her own voice.
  • Moil; noun. A situation that is confused, in a turmoil, and/or uncertain. William found himself in such moil, he didn’t know he’d survive another night.
  • Muddle; verb. To think, act, or proceed in a confused or aimless manner. On his first day at a new school, Danny muddled around until he got used to it.

Great job guys! I hope you got the most out of these SAT essential words! Keep studying!

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