#1- Are you talkin' to me?

  1. candid
    completely honest, straightforward

    Candace's candidness overwhelmed her business colleagues, who were not used to such honesty.
  2. conjecture
    inference; guesswork

    At this point, Kimaya's hypothesis about single-cell biorhythms is still conjecture; She doesn't have conclusive evidence.
  3. didactic

    The tapes were entertaining and didactic; they both amused and instructed children.
  4. euphemism
    a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term.

    "To pass away" is a common euphemism for dying.
  5. extrapolate
    to infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information

    Seeing the wrecked bike and his daughter's skinned knees, Heath extrapolated that she had a biking accident.
  6. incoherent
    lacking cohesion or connection

    Maury's sentences were so incoherent that nobody understood a word.
  7. insinuate
    to imply or communicate stealthily

    Sean insinuated that Grace stole the arsenic, but he never came out and said it.
  8. lucid
    easily understood; clear

    Our teacher provides lucid explanations of even the most difficult concepts so that we can all understand them.
  9. rhetoric
    the art of using language effectively and persuasively

    Since they are expected to make speeches,most politicians and lawyers are well-versed in the art of rhetoric.
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#1- Are you talkin' to me?
Week 1 SAT words