Memorize Vocabulary Word, USURY

What Does the Word USURY Mean?

Easily Memorize USURY’s Meaning and Definition in today’s Memorize Vocab Words Video by Memory Master Champion, Luis Angel

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Usury (n) meaning and definition: The practice of lending money and charging the borrower interest, especially at an exorbitant or illegally high rate.

Synonyms: exploitation, stealing
Antonyms: n/a

Usury in a Sentence: On January 29, Francis referred to usury as “a dramatic social ill.”

In the video below, I will give you the mnemonic associations that will help you learn and memorize this word quickly in order to move it from your passive vocabulary to your active vocabulary with ease.

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The key idea with being able to memorize vocabulary words is the create pictures for those words.

The Mnemonic Pictures for this SAT Vocab word are :

Usury: Shore
Definition: High interest rate

Then just take both the picture for the word and the picture for the definition and visualize an interaction between the two.

Story: Sally by the sea-shore was selling her seashells when the
owner of the property came to charge her rent with a very high
interest rate.

That’s It! Just review a little bit and you will have these words fully memorized come test day.

Remember that the higher the SAT score you can get when you take it in high school, the better of a chance that you will have at getting accepted into the college or university of your dreams!

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