Word list: Lesson 37

Lesson 37

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SAT Word Skills 2 - Lesson 37

SAT Word Skills 2
statuesque
statuesqueadjective

suggestive of a statue

statuette
statuettenoun

a small carved or molded figure

stature
staturenoun

high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement

statute
statutenoun

an act passed by a legislative body

microcosm
microcosmnoun

a miniature model of something

micrometer
micrometernoun

caliper for measuring small distances

microphone
microphonenoun

an equipment used for recoding or making sound louder

microscopic
microscopicadjective

of or relating to or used in microscopy

microscopy
microscopynoun

research with the use of microscopes

artifact
artifactnoun

a man-made object taken as a whole

artifice
artificenoun

a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)

artisan
artisannoun

a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft

artesian
artesianadjective

(of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure

artless
artlessadjective

simple and natural; without cunning or deceit

artful
artfuladjective

marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft

habitant
habitantnoun

a person who inhabits a particular place

habitable
habitableadjective

fit for habitation

habitual
habitualadjective

commonly used or practiced; usual

habitude
habitudenoun

habitual mode of behavior

habitability
habitabilitynoun

suitability for living in or on