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Essential SAT and ACT Vocabulary Lesson 24

Essential SAT and ACT Vocabulary Lesson 24

1.                Substantial كبير
adj. very large in amount or degree
I was shocked to find a substantial amount of money beneath the park bench.
2.              Substantiate يُؤكد شيئًا، يُثبت صحة شيء، يقيم الدليل على شيء، يتثبّت من شيء
v. to strengthen with new evidence or facts
It is important for scientists to substantiate their theories whenever possible.
3.              Subtle غير واضح، يكاد لا يلاحَظ
adj. hard to detect or analyze
I detected in her expression a subtle hint of irritation.
4.             Sufficient كافٍ
adj. enough; just meeting a requirement
These boxes should be sufficient for our move.
5.              Surly فظّ، لئيم
adj. unfriendly; inclined to anger
The bartender was a surly fellow who wasn’t afraid to start a fight.
6.              Surmount يتغلب على المصاعب، يقهر
v. to get on top of or overcome
They managed to surmount the language barrier by using a translation app.
7.               Susceptible حسّاس، سريع التأثر
adj. to be vulnerable (to something)
Children are more susceptible to certain illnesses than adults are.
8.             Tactful لبق، دبلوماسي
adj. skilled at dealing with people
Her tactful attitude toward our class made her one of my favorite teachers.
9.              Taut مشدود , متوتّر
adj. pulled tight
The rubber and was taut and ready to be fired.
10.        Teeming مزدحم، مكتظّ يزخر، يعجّ
adj. abundantly filled (usu. with living organisms)
Doorknobs are not as clean as they look and are often teeming with germs.

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