SAT vocab-where do you go to learn the big ones? True, hemithennibismericanthic will not be on the SAT. Chimerical, though, and ephemeral, pedantic, apocryphal and ploy have been, and could be again.
Learning the big ones-where do you go? Think Dropanchor-the big-word capital, with a high percentage of big-word users.
* Allen on large lunches-"soporific as ever"
* Meagan on the local librarian-"a prince of sorts and a purveyor of fine literature"
* Ms. Jensen on why she fired her friends-"Their claims were spurious."
* Larry on the ancient Greeks-"They were a lot more spartan than we are."
* Ricky on marriage-"I will be the most uxorious husband ever, polishing the little holograms on her credit cards."
The Dropanchor Chronicle: a SAT Vocabulary Novel. It's an odd tale, showcasing 1491 tough words (many big, some not). Defining each one with care, on its page of use or the page before. Helping turn SAT Saturday into just another day.