SAT Vocabulary Practice: Advanced Readers
1. requisite (RE-qui-zit) adj.--required, necessary
2. radiant (RĀ-dee-ent) adj.--very bright and pleasing
3. ridge (RIJ) noun--high part that drops suddenly, top of a cliff or
steep hill or the top of someone's nose
4. remarkable (ree-MARK-uh-bul) adj.--having wonderful qualities
5. reliably (ree-LĪ-uh-blee) adv.--responsibly, as is expected or
6. reluctantly (ree-LUK-tunt-lee) adv. --unwilling, not wanting to do
7. renown (ree-NOUN) noun --fame, great popularity
8. reaction (ree-AK-shun) noun --response to a situation
9. rhythm (RI-thum) noun --beats in music
10. reflection (ree-FLEK-shun) noun --an image, a face in the mirror or
mountain in a lake
11. relate (ree-LATE) verb --to tell
The man sat in an office. He wrote the requisite information on a form. He
seemed to be a remarkable person. His face was radiant, and the secretary asked
herself if he was a man of renown. He wore black glasses that
rested on the ridge of his nose. When the
office music changed from blues to jazz, he had a pleasant reaction and tapped the rhythm of the music with his left
hand. As soon as the doctor was ready, the reliable secretary called his name.
He reluctantly walked away from the music.
His face was a reflection of his emotions, and it
changed from radiant to disinterested. The
secretary wondered what story he would relate to the psychoanalyst.
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