Disney Songs Good For More Than Just Pure Revelry

If you know anything about me, then you know that I’m an avid Disney fan. Now, not only did Disney fill my life with pure revelry and joy, but it also actually helped me on the LSAT! What are you talking about, Naz? Well, Disney songs are actually chock full of great vocabulary! Now, I know there isn’t a vocabulary section on the LSAT so calm down. But, I do know that many of my LSAT peers got stuck on tricky vocabulary words strewn about in the Reading Comprehension section of the exam. As I saw my fellow LSAT prep friends stumble upon random words, I realized I already knew many of them because I’d belted them out on car rides down to Anaheim. Don’t believe me? Let’s jump in!

1. Pachyderm (noun) - any type of thick-skinned, non-ruminant ungulate, such as the elephant, hippopotamus, or rhinoceros.

Movie: Dumbo

Song: Pink Elephants on Parade

2. Etiquette (noun) – the conventional requirements of social behavior

Movie: Peter Pan

Song: Never Smile at a Crocodile

3. Domicile (noun) – a place of residence; abode; house or home

Movie: Lady and the Tramp

Song: The Siamese Cat Song

4. Seldom (adjective) – on only a few occasions

Movie: Sleeping Beauty

Song: Once Upon a Dream

5. Aggregation (noun) – a collection into an unorganized whole

Movie: 101 Dalmatians

Song: Dalmatian Plantation

6. Strife (noun) – vigorous or bitter conflict, discord, or antagonism

Movie: The Jungle Book

Song: Bear Necessities

7. Wanderlust (noun) – a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about

Movie: The Aristocats

Song: Thomas O’Malley Cat

8. Posse (noun) – a body or force armed with legal authority

Movie: Robin Hood

Song: Oo De Lally

9. Reprimand (verb) – a severe reproof or rebuke, especially a formal one by a person in authority

Movie: The Little Mermaid

Song: Part of Your World

10. Beguine (noun) – a dance in bolero rhythm that originated in Martinique

Movie: The Little Mermaid

Song: Under the Sea

See? Well, I hope if you weren’t already a staunch Disney fan, I have helped convert you. The more you expose yourself to denser language and places rife with choice vocabulary words, the easier the Reading Comprehension section will be for you. This is why we always encourage you to read on your LSAT prep off time. And, now, you even have a nice excuse to crack open one of your favorite Disney classics and watch it as your well-deserved break this weekend. Hope you had a great week! Have a wonderful LSAT-filled weekend.

Happy Studying!

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