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23 SAT Words You Learned From Disney Songs

High school seniors, you can forget SAT prep books*; re-watching your favorite Disney movies will earn you that 800 verbal in no time.

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*Terrible advice. Do not heed.

13. Expectorating

Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Song: Gaston

Definition: ejecting or expelling matter, as phlegm, from the throat or lungs by coughing or hawking and spitting.

Bonus word: paragon: a model or pattern of excellence or of a particular excellence.

16. Genuflect

Movie: Aladdin

Song: Prince Ali

Definition: to bend the knee or touch one knee to the floor in reverence or worship.

Bonus word: menagerie: a collection of wild or unusual animals, especially for exhibition.

17. Tenacity

Movie: Lion King

Song: Be Prepared

Definition: the quality of being persistent, stubborn, or obstinate.

Bonus words: sordid: morally ignoble or base; vile. meticulous:taking or showing extreme care about minute details.

21. Calumny

Movie: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Song: Out There

Definition: a false and malicious statement designed to injure the reputation of someone or something.

Bonus word: revile: to assail with contemptuous or opprobrious language; address or speak of abusively.

Happy studying!

All definitions from Dictionary.com and videos from cursory YouTube searches.

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