Oxford SAT Verbal Prep

 

 FIRST SEMESTER

(No quiz Week 1)

Week

2

rencounter

opacity

talisman

sacrilege

myopic

suppliant

summarily

propriety

verbiage

exhume

 

3

verdant

unwonted

evince

primordial

dissemble

intractable

propinquity

distraught

nefarious

viscous

 

4

feckless

exigency

prepossessing

utopian

pecuniary

frenetic

pusillanimous

esoteric

delineate

ignominy

 

5

malediction

sophistry

nuance

fiat

enervate

ubiquitous

mundane

indubitable

inane

perspicacity

 

6

moot

indictment

plenary

travesty

motif

sylvan

garish

pertinacious

ephemeral

indigent

 

7

felicitous

picayune

inordinate

effrontery

furtive

paucity

saturnine

mélange

portend

litany

 

8

exacerbate

raze

fatuous

echelon

juggernaut

peregrination

refulgent

shibboleth

profane

paroxysm

 

9

vacillate

redolent

paltry

peremptory

inure

forgo

obtuse

obsequious

emanate

ebullient

 

10

sequester

moribund

rife

inexorable

hapless

fetish

languish

laconic

espouse

mendacious

 

11

requite

interpolate

nadir

plaintive

perfunctory

putative

machination

facade

ethereal

incongruous

 

12

opprobrium

loath

innate

pariah

wizen

imminent

moratorium

minutiae

pillory

subsist

 

13

epicurean

nascent

panegyric

promulgate

presage

mutable

obeisance

melee

indigenous

verisimilitude

 

14

sanguine

lachrymose

paternalism

lexicon

vassal

purview

obfuscate

eleemosynary

paean

plethora

 

15

mountebank

schism

enclave

interstice

persiflage

pundit

folderol

obloquy

parameter

ineffable

 

16

risible

mnemonic

sacrosanct

vicissitude

immure

prurient

panache

philippic

genre

tendentious

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Week

 

1

obsequies

emolument

insouciant

iconoclastic

salubrious

prescience

vitiate

maladroit

quid pro quo

maudlin

 

2

portentous

ensconce

inchoate

savoir-faire

malleable

opt

inviolable

euphemism

importune

rudiments

 

3

flaccid

reconnoiter

foible

vituperative

pedantry

piquant

undulate

encomium

substantive

taciturn

 

4

banal

acquisitive

coherent

intransigent

eschew

invidious

germane

ramify

congeal

insatiable

 

5

temporize

excoriation

tenable

reconnaissance

largesse

morass

oblivious

supine

proselyte

effete

 

6

vignette

noisome

hidebound

fait-accompli

poltroon

incendiary

overt

histrionic

propound

pejorative

 

7

gambit

imprecation

accolade

mercurial

palliate

bromide

sub rosa

stigmatize

chauvinist

vestige

 

8

ineluctable

contretemps

dogmatic

apogee

disparate

apropos

raconteur

punctilio

non sequitur

quixotic

 

9

gothic

sine qua non

dichotomy

lugubrious

effusive

apposite

narcissism

pastiche

vagary

utilitarianism

 

10

xenophobia

debilitate

immolate

empirical

propitiate

fulsome

mot juste

disparity

dissimulate

sublimate

 

11

nihilism

acumen

apocryphal

prolix

fetid

bete noir

truckle

lagniappe

tautology

fervid

 

12

inveigle

sycophant

decadence

hackneyed

assuage

unctuous

expostulate

provincial

lurid

umbrage

 

13

elicit

hiatus

petulant

jaded

epitome

aplomb

inveigh

ex officio

ameliorate

surmise

 

14

stringent

intrinsic

ingratiate

precipitate

sangfroid

tenuous

vitriolic

nominal

abominate

resilient

 

15

scurrilous

gossamer

aggrandize

sedulous

amorphous

erudite

infer

querulous

reverberate

affable

[No quiz Week 16]