SAT Vocab 1

Peak Vocab List Words 1-65
STUDY
PLAY
abashed
ashamed
abate
diminish
aberration
abnormality
abolition
to officially end something
abrupt
1. sudden
2. curt
abstract
theoretical
abstruse
complex
absurd
ridiculous
accentuate
emphasize
accessible
1. easy to find
2. easy to understand
accolade
award
accord
agreement
account
explain
accustomed
used to
acknowledge
1. recognize
2. to tell someone that you have received something they sent you
acquaint
familiarize
acquire
1. to get something
2. to learn something
acumen
wisdom
adage
proverb
address
1. deal with
2. speak to
adept
skillful
adhere
stick
administer
1. manage
2. give
admonish
reprove
adolescent
preadult; teenager
adopt
accept and use
adorn
decorate
adroit
skillful
adversary
opponent
advocate
support
aesthete
beauty lover
aesthetic
beautiful or artful
affable
friendly
affected
fake
afflicted
hurt
affluent
wealthy
afoot
current
aggregate
total
agile
nimble
agitated
disturbed; bothered
agnostic
someone who believes that we cannot know if God exists or not
alacrity
quickness & eagerness
alcove
nook; secluded spot
alienate
1. to make someone stop liking you
2. to make someone feel that they are different and do not belong to a group
align
1. line up
2. support
allege
assert; claim
alleviate
ease
allude
refer
alluring
attractive
allusion
reference
aloof
distant; remote
alter
change
altruism
unselfishness
alumnus
graduate
amalgam
mixture
amalgamate
merge
ambiguous
1. has different meanings
2. not clearly stated or defined
ambivalent
mixed feelings
ameliorate
improve
amiable
likeable
anachronistic
1. a person, custom, or idea that seems old-fashioned and does not belong to the present
2. something that is placed, for example in a book or play, in the wrong period of history
analogy
comparison
analytical
examining
ancillary
extra
anecdote
short story