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Essential SAT and ACT Vocabulary Lesson 11

Essential SAT and ACT Vocabulary Lesson 11

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1.                Dubious مشكوك فيه، مشبوه، مريب
adj. doubtful, questionable
The man’s claims to the throne were dubious since nobody knew where he’d come from.
2.              Eccentric غريب الأطوار
adj. peculiar or odd; deviating from the norm
She’s a little eccentric but still fun to be around.
3.              Egregious فاضح، فظيع، رديء جيداً
adj. extremely bad
After cheating on the exam, Emily began to feel as though she’d made an egregious mistake.
4.             Eloquent طلق اللسان
adj. having refined or expressive communication skills (in speaking or writing)
His speech was not only eloquent but also extremely compelling.
5.              Eminent رفيع، عالي الشأن
adj. superior or distinguished; high in position or status
Our town made news when the eminent magician came to perform at our local theater.
6.              Emit يطلق، يُصدر
v. to discharge, give forth, or release
Plants consume carbon dioxide and emit oxygen.
7.               Emphatic جازم، حازم, توكيديّ
adj. very expressive; using emphasis
Her emphatic smile told me she was excited to ride the roller coaster.
8.             Empirical تجريبي
adj. derived from experience, observation, or an experiment
You need empirical evidence to support your claim.
9.              Endow يهب شخصًا شيئًا، يمنح شخصًا شيئًا
v. to equip or bestow (usu. a quality or ability)
According to the myth, the gods endowed him with the gift of healing.
10.        Endure يصمد في وجه شيء , يصبر على شيء، يتحمل شيئًا
v. to withstand, sustain, or hold out against
I can’t endure this wait any longer. Will Stanford accept or reject me?

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