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  1. Hot SAT Words Lessons 11-20

  2. LESSON # 18 • SOUND SENSATIONS!

  3. ACOUSTICS n. the quality of sound; pertaining to how it is heard based on the quality and structure of the room

  4. ACOUSTICS Always fascinated by sound, Ed studied to be an ACOUSTICAL engineer.

  5. N. Lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket

  6. CACOPHONY • The clash of metal on the rocks created a CACOPHONY that was hard to bear.

  7. CLAMOR N. unpleasant sound; noise

  8. CLAMOR • How can I concentrate with that CLAMOR of pots and dishes going on in the kitchen?

  9. DIN n. Ongoing loud sound; noise

  10. DIN • The DIN of the bulldozer at work next door made it impossible for us to hear each other.

  11. DISCORDANT Adj. lacking harmony or agreement

  12. DISCORDANT • The first sign of DISCORD between Jenny and Harvey was the shouting match they had after school.

  13. EUPHONY n. pleasing sound

  14. EUPHONY • Junior’s violin screeching sounded EUPHONIOUS only to his parents. Everyone else was appalled.

  15. MELLIFLUOUS Adj. sweet and smooth sounding

  16. MELLIFLUOUS

  17. MELLIFLUOUS • Because of his MELLIFLUOUS voice, Grant was hired as a radio announcer.

  18. RAUCOUS Adj. Coarse- sounding; loud and unruly

  19. RAUCOUS Adj. Coarse- sounding; loud and unruly

  20. RAUCOUS • The RAUCOUS strikers yelled obscenities at passersby.

  21. STRIDENT Adj. Shrill; high-pitched

  22. STRIDENT Joe’s harsh words set a STRIDENT tone for the meeting.

  23. VOCIFEROUS Adj. loud and noisy regarding one’s own voice, especially shouting; demanding clamorous

  24. VOCIFEROUS • Danny VOCIFEROUSLY denied cutting class.