Test Prep Vocabulary – Augment

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Augment – greater in size (“aug-” to increase)

Today’s Word:  augment

to make greater in size, extent, or quantity; to supplement

Word Building:

aug – meaning to increase

augmentare – to increase or build (Latin)

Sample Sentence:

The The Official Guide to the SAT contains excellent sample tests, but to do their best on the SAT, most students will need to augment their studies with more comprehensive study guides.