Sentence Completion Test Prep Vocabulary – “folly”

a wrecked car

Recent statistics show young women are having more car accidents, possibly due to the folly of texting while driving.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  folly

foolish, costly, or unwise; a piece of architecture meant to spark conversation

Word Origin: (Old French)

from fool – possibly meaning someone who spent too much money on a building’s architecture

Sample Sentence:

Attempting to take the ACT without taking several practice tests is the ultimate folly.

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