Oxford SAT Verbal Prep
Quiz Vocabulary 2007-08

FIRST SEMESTER
         Week #  1-  Sept. 10-14
         Week #  2-  Sept. 17-21
         Week #  3-  Sept. 24-28
         Week #  4-  Oct. 1-5
         Week #  5-  Oct. 8-12
         Week #  6-  Oct. 15-19
         Week #  7-  Oct. 22-26
         Week #  8-  Oct. 29-Nov. 2
         Week #  9-  Nov. 5-9
         Week # 10- Nov. 12-16

*  Nov. 19-23: Thanksgiving Week Holiday: no classes
         Week # 11- Nov. 26-Nov. 30 
         Week # 12- Dec. 3-7        
         Week # 13- Dec. 10-14
         Week # 14- Dec. 17-21
*  Dec. 24-Jan. 4: Christmas Holiday: no classes
*  Jan. 1, 2008: Second semester tuition due  
         Week # 15- Jan. 7-11
         Week # 16- Jan. 14-18

Week 1
[No quiz Week 1]

Week 2
suppliant
summarily
propriety
verbiage
exhume
emulate
maelstrom
talisman
sacrilege
myopic

Week 3
intractable
propinquity
distraught
nefarious
viscous
verdant
unwonted
evince
primordial
dissemble


Week 4
frenetic
pusillanimous
esoteric
delineate
ignominy
feckless
exigency
prepossessing
utopian
pecuniary

Week 5
ubiquitous
mundane
indubitable
inane
perspicacity
malediction
sophistry
nuance
fiat
enervate

Week 6
sylvan
garish
pertinacious
ephemeral
indigent
moot
indictment
plenary
travesty
motif

Week 7
paucity
saturnine
mélange
portend
litany
felicitous
picayune
inordinate
effrontery
furtive


Week 8
refulgent
shibboleth
profane
paroxysm
exacerbate
raze
fatuous
echelon
juggernaut
peregrination

Week 9
forgo
obtuse
obsequious
emanate
ebullient
vacillate
redolent
paltry
peremptory
inure

Week 10
fetish
languish
laconic
espouse
mendacious
sequester
moribund
rife
inexorable
hapless

Week 11
putative
machination
facade
ethereal
incongruous
requite
interpolate
nadir
plaintive
perfunctory

Week 12
imminent
moratorium
minutiae
pillory
subsist
opprobrium
loath
innate
pariah
wizen

Week 13
mutable
obeisance
melee
indigenous
verisimilitude
epicurean
nascent
panegyric
promulgate
presage

Week 14
purview
obfuscate
eleemosynary
paean
plethora
sanguine
lachrymose
paternalism
lexicon
vassal

Week 15
pundit
folderol
obloquy
parameter
ineffable
mountebank
schism
enclave
interstice
persiflage


Week 16
prurient
panache
philippic
genre
tendentious
risible
mnemonic
sacrosanct
vicissitude
immure

SECOND SEMESTER
       Week #  1-  Jan. 21-25
       Week #  2-  Jan. 28-Feb. 1
      Week #  3-   Feb. 4-8
       Week #  4-  Feb. 11-15
*  Feb. 18-22: Mid-Winter Break: no classes
       Week #  5 - Feb. 25-29
       Week #  6 - Mar. 3-7
       Week #  7-  Mar. 10-14
       Week #  8-  Mar. 17-21
      EASTER SUNDAY: MAR. 23
*  Mar. 24-28: Easter/Spring Break: no classes
 
     Week #  9-    Mar. 31-Apr. 4
        Week # 10-  Apr. 7-11
        Week # 11 - Apr. 14-18            
        Week # 12 - Apr. 21-25
        Week # 13-  Apr. 28- May 2
        Week # 14-  May 5-9
        Week # 15-  May 12-16
        Week # 16-  May 19-23

Week 1
prescience
vitiate
maladroit
quid pro quo
maudlin
obsequies
emolument
insouciant
iconoclastic
salubrious

Week 2
opt
inviolable
euphemism
importune
rudiments
portentous
ensconce
inchoate
savoir-faire
malleable

Week 3
piquant
undulate
encomium
substantive
taciturn
flaccid
reconnoiter
foible
vituperative
pedantry

Week 4
invidious
germane
ramify
congeal
insatiable
banal
acquisitive
coherent
intransigent
eschew

Week 5
morass
oblivious
supine
proselyte
effete
temporize
excoriation
tenable
reconnaissance
largesse

Week 6
incendiary
overt
histrionic
propound
pejorative
vignette
noisome
hidebound
fait-accompli
poltroon

Week 7
bromide
sub rosa
stigmatize
chauvinist
vestige
gambit
imprecation
accolade
mercurial
palliate

Week 8
apropos
raconteur
punctilio
non sequitur
quixotic
ineluctable
contretemps
dogmatic
apogee
disparate

Week 9
apposite
narcissism
pastiche
vagary
utilitarianism
gothic
sine qua non
dichotomy
lugubrious
effusive

Week 10
fulsome
mot juste
disparity
dissimulate
sublimate
xenophobia
debilitate
immolate
empirical
propitiate

Week 11
bete noir
truckle
lagniappe
tautology
fervid
nihilism
acumen
apocryphal
prolix
fetid

Week 12
unctuous
expostulate
provincial
lurid
umbrage
inveigle
sycophant
decadence
hackneyed
assuage

Week 13
aplomb
inveigh
ex officio
ameliorate
surmise
elicit
hiatus
petulant
jaded
epitome

Week 14
tenuous
vitriolic
nominal
abominate
resilient
stringent
intrinsic
ingratiate
precipitate
sangfroid

Week 15
erudite
infer
querulous
reverberate
affable
scurrilous
gossamer
aggrandize
sedulous
amorphous

Week 16
[No quiz last week]