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September 14, 2013

Illustrated SAT Vocabulary Words

Like thousands of other high schoolers, I have been studying for the SAT; that horribly tedious, strangely foreboding college admissions test. I’ve found that I get incredibly bored when studying SAT vocabulary words because it feels impossible to memorize the 2,500,000 suggested terms, and I can only distract myself with “Best Song Ever“ for so long before feeling guilty about, well, not actually studying.

So I decided to take a different approach. To learn five vocabulary words, I styled five different pictures inspired by the words’ definitions. It made me really think creatively about the words’ meanings, so much so that I understand them better now than had I just flipped flashcards.

Here are the results! Start studying:

1. pec·cant (adjective): liable to sin

hero

 

2. zeph·yr (noun): a gentle, mild breeze

Nordstrom-bp-sat-zephyr

 

3. cache (noun): a hiding place, especially one in the ground, for ammunition, food, treasures

Nordstrom-bp-sat-cache

 

4. ev·a·nes·cent (adjective): vanishing; fading away; fleeting

Nordstrom-bp-sat-evanescent

 

5. glos·so·la·li·a (noun): incomprehensible speech in an imaginary language, sometimes occurring in a trance state or an episode of religious ecstasy

Nordstrom-bp-sat-glossolalia

 

I won’t be able to take a picture for every single word, but this has at least gotten me started. Good luck in your studies!

 

Stay golden,
Lily

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Comments

Veronica September 23, 2013 at 9:05 pm

This is so creative! You and your friends are so pretty! Your friend has amazing hair.

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