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Essential SAT and ACT Vocabulary Lesson 12

Essential SAT and ACT Vocabulary Lesson 11

1.                Entail يتطلب، يستلزم
v. to involve or include
A doctoral program entails long nights and a heavy workload.
2.              Entrenched يرسّخ
adj. firmly established
Her face will forever be entrenched in my memory.
3.              Enumerate يسجل في قائمة، يُدرج  يعد، يعدّد
v. to specify or count
I can’t enumerate how many times I’ve had to remind my students when their papers are due.
4.             Envy حسد
n. excessive jealousy
v. to admire and be jealous of
His envy of her is quite obvious.
She envies her coworker's social skills.
5.              Erratic عشوائي
adj. having no fixed course; deviating from the norm
The car became erratic after slipping on ice.
6.              Establish يؤسس، ينشئ، يقيم
v. to enact
v. to found (a business, group, school, etc.)
They established a law that made it illegal to drive after drinking any amount of alcohol.
Our group established a new branch in Chicago.
7.               Evoke يستحضر، يذكّر
v. to draw forth or call up
Horror movies are great at evoking fear.
8.             Exacerbate يعقّد شيئًا، يزيد صعوبة شيء
v. to make worse or increase the severity of
The doctor told me not to run as it can exacerbate my knee injury.
9.              Excel يتفوّق في شيء، يبرع في شيء
v. to do something extremely well or to be superior in
She was a well-rounded student but excelled especially in science.
10.        Exert يمارس يبذل,
v. to put into use (usu. as effort)
Don’t exert all of your energy at once.

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