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32 terms
ACT vocabulary
abomination (noun)
abrogate (verb)
abyss (noun)
autocracy (noun)
something that causes disgust or hatred... e.g. His abusive tre…
action to end by formal means of government... e.g. The company…
a bottomless gulf or pit
a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single i…
abomination (noun)
something that causes disgust or hatred... e.g. His abusive tre…
abrogate (verb)
action to end by formal means of government... e.g. The company…
ACT Vocabulary
abjure
abrogate
abstemious
acumen
...view
...
...
...
abjure
...view
abrogate
...
135 terms
ACT vocabulary
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
Morally unrestrained
a coin collector
Scarcity, lack ant: abundance
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
Morally unrestrained
numismatist
a coin collector
20 terms
ACT Vocabulary
Abet
Brazen
Cavort
Defile
v. To help, aid, encourage
adj. Excessively bold, brash
v. to leap about, behave boisterously
v. to make unclean, impure
Abet
v. To help, aid, encourage
Brazen
adj. Excessively bold, brash
10 terms
ACT vocabulary
adhere
anticipate
characteristic
compose
to stick to a surface or substance [or] to follow a practice…
to regard as probable [or] to expect or predict
a special quality of a person, thing, or group
to write or create [or] to constitute or makeup (water is com…
adhere
to stick to a surface or substance [or] to follow a practice…
anticipate
to regard as probable [or] to expect or predict
75 terms
ACT Vocabulary
relevant
omit
redundant
precede
closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intention…
not or no longer needed or useful
1. come before (something) in time; 2. come before in order o…
relevant
closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
omit
leave out or exclude (someone or something), either intention…
70 terms
ACT Vocabulary
resilient
restrained
reverence
sagacity
(adj) able to return to an original shape or form; able to re…
(adj) controlled, repressed, restricted
(n) honor or respect felt or shown
(n) ability to make good judgments; wisdom
resilient
(adj) able to return to an original shape or form; able to re…
restrained
(adj) controlled, repressed, restricted
100 terms
ACT vocabulary
abate
abdicate
aberration
abstain
when something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative…
renounce ones throne
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typicall…
Restrain yourself from having fun
abate
when something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative…
abdicate
renounce ones throne
60 terms
ACT Vocabulary Words
Apathy
scarce
generate
keen
An absence of emotion or enthusiasm, lack of feeling or inter…
not enough, deficient in quantity or number compared with the…
bring into existence
very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation
Apathy
An absence of emotion or enthusiasm, lack of feeling or inter…
scarce
not enough, deficient in quantity or number compared with the…
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 7
gird
daunt
flux
hovel
to prepare for an event or an action... -brace
to make afraid; to discourage... -intimidate, dishearten... -encour…
a state of continual change or movement... -fluctuation, instabi…
a wretched living place; an open shed... -shanty, shack... -palace,…
gird
to prepare for an event or an action... -brace
daunt
to make afraid; to discourage... -intimidate, dishearten... -encour…
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 6
nepotism
begrudge
mandarin
glutinous
favoritism shown to family or friends by those in power, espe…
to resent another's success; to envy... -resent... -forgive
an influential person; a member of an elite group
gluey; sticky
nepotism
favoritism shown to family or friends by those in power, espe…
begrudge
to resent another's success; to envy... -resent... -forgive
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary
differentiate
disposition
Assess
Anecdote
to make different or distinct
a person's character
to examine or test
a short or interesting story
differentiate
to make different or distinct
disposition
a person's character
114 terms
ACT Vocabulary
Exasperate
Camaraderie
Dingy
Ostensible
irritate intensely
mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of t…
dirty, dull, or shabby
(adj.) appearing as such, seemingly
Exasperate
irritate intensely
Camaraderie
mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of t…
15 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 10
fallible
blatant
dawdle
affiliate
capable of error... -infallible; flawless
obvious; too conspicuous... -secretive; cautious
to waste time... -hasten; expedite
an associate; partner
fallible
capable of error... -infallible; flawless
blatant
obvious; too conspicuous... -secretive; cautious
32 terms
ACT Vocabulary
abomination (noun)
abrogate (verb)
abyss (noun)
autocracy (noun)
something that causes disgust or hatred... e.g. His abusive tre…
action to end by formal means of government... e.g. The company…
a bottomless gulf or pit
a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single i…
abomination (noun)
something that causes disgust or hatred... e.g. His abusive tre…
abrogate (verb)
action to end by formal means of government... e.g. The company…
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary 5
edifice
ambidextrous
belated
animate
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building... "The chur…
equally skilled with either hand... "His solo playing became tr…
delayed... "I sent a __________ apology, but had no reply."
to give life or motion to... "The student gave an __________ pr…
edifice
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building... "The chur…
ambidextrous
equally skilled with either hand... "His solo playing became tr…
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary
differentiate
disposition
Assess
Anecdote
to make different or distinct
a person's character
to examine or test
a short or interesting story
differentiate
to make different or distinct
disposition
a person's character
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 7
gird
daunt
flux
hovel
to prepare for an event or an action... Syn-brace
to make afraid; to discourage... Syn-intimidate, dishearten... Ant-…
a state of continual change or movement... Syn-fluctuation, inst…
a wretched living place; an open shed... Syn-shanty, shack... Ant-p…
gird
to prepare for an event or an action... Syn-brace
daunt
to make afraid; to discourage... Syn-intimidate, dishearten... Ant-…
ACT VOCABULARY
1. factious - adj.
ignoble -adj.
boor -n.
aegis -n.
causing ... disagreement
dishonorable; ... shameful
a rude or impolite ... person
a shield; protection
1. factious - adj.
causing ... disagreement
ignoble -adj.
dishonorable; ... shameful
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 1
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally unrestrained... -immoral, lewd... -chaste, pure
a coin collector
scarcity, lack... -insufficiency... -abundance
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
morally unrestrained... -immoral, lewd... -chaste, pure
numismatist
a coin collector
15 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 9
bilk
homily
demise
emit
to cheat or swindle; to thwart
a sermon
death; a ceasing to exist
to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light
bilk
to cheat or swindle; to thwart
homily
a sermon
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 3
edifice
ambidextrous
belated
animate
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building... -fortress…
equally skilled with either hand
delayed... -tardy, late... -timely
to give life or motion to... -enliven, encourage, excite... -quell
edifice
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building... -fortress…
ambidextrous
equally skilled with either hand
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 8
beget
educe
glean
chafe
to produce or make happen... -generate... -prevent
to draw or bring out... -elicit... -suppress
to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor... -garner... -…
to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction
beget
to produce or make happen... -generate... -prevent
educe
to draw or bring out... -elicit... -suppress
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 5
jaded
gist
advocate
efface
worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence... -exhausted, wearied…
the main point... -idea, essence
to recommend; to speak in favor of... -promote, encourage... -oppos…
to obliterate, wipe out... -erase... -enshrine
jaded
worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence... -exhausted, wearied…
gist
the main point... -idea, essence
30 terms
ACT Vocabulary
atrophy
flagrant
faux pas
reproach
to waste away from lack of use
shocking; outstandingly bad
fake
to scold
atrophy
to waste away from lack of use
flagrant
shocking; outstandingly bad
9 terms
ACT Vocabulary
abridge
abstract
acclaim
adulation
to condense or shorten
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
applaud; announce with great approval
flattery; admiration
abridge
to condense or shorten
abstract
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 4
elude
fallow
blight
obsequy
to escape notice; to get away from... -avoid, evade, lose... -attract
inactive; unproductive... -idle, barren... -fertile, productive
anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes devaluatio…
a funeral rite or ceremony
elude
to escape notice; to get away from... -avoid, evade, lose... -attract
fallow
inactive; unproductive... -idle, barren... -fertile, productive
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine... -unite, merge... -splinter, disunite
mentally ill; insane... -deranged, insane... -sane
to sharpen... -dull
to besiege by encircling... -surround, annoy... -evade
amalgamate
to combine... -unite, merge... -splinter, disunite
demented
mentally ill; insane... -deranged, insane... -sane
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary 2
expedite
temperate
shrewd
convention
speed up the progress of; to make something go faster... -We'll…
having temperatures that are not too hot or too cold; not ext…
clever in practical matters; cunning; mentally sharp or cleve…
a generally agreed-upon practice or attitude... -We went to a w…
expedite
speed up the progress of; to make something go faster... -We'll…
temperate
having temperatures that are not too hot or too cold; not ext…
50 terms
ACT Vocabulary
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
official approval
calm, relieve
combination or union for a purpose
decline, decay, or self-indulgence
approbation
official approval
assuage
calm, relieve
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary 1
competence
guile
inhibit
espouse
the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically…
shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception... -A…
to put down by force or authority... -You shouldn't allow fear…
take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and…
competence
the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically…
guile
shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception... -A…
114 terms
ACT Vocabulary
Exasperate
Camaraderie
Dingy
Ostensible
irritate intensely
mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of t…
dirty, dull, or shabby
(adj.) appearing as such, seemingly
Exasperate
irritate intensely
Camaraderie
mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of t…
30 terms
ACT Prep Vocabulary
absolute value
consecutive
decimal
difference
the distance from zero on the number line
in increasing order
a way of expressing a fraction in which numbers are divided b…
the result of subtraction
absolute value
the distance from zero on the number line
consecutive
in increasing order
15 terms
ACT Vocabulary Lesson III
scapegoat
peremptory
atelier
axiom
a person or thing carrying the blame for others
not allowing refusal or delay; giving no choice; imperative
an artist's or a designer's workshop
a universal truth; an established rule
scapegoat
a person or thing carrying the blame for others
peremptory
not allowing refusal or delay; giving no choice; imperative
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary
Anecdote
Anticipate
Assess
Befall
a short, interesting story
expect or predict
to evaluate
something bad happens
Anecdote
a short, interesting story
Anticipate
expect or predict
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 10
calumny
berate
minion
desolate
a false and malicious accusation
to scold or rebuke severely at length
a fawning, servile follower
lonely; forlorn; uninhabited; barren
calumny
a false and malicious accusation
berate
to scold or rebuke severely at length
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 7
gird
daunt
flux
hovel
to prepare for an event or an action... Syn-brace
to make afraid; to discourage... Syn-intimidate, dishearten... Ant-…
a state of continual change or movement... Syn-fluctuation, inst…
a wretched living place; an open shed... Syn-shanty, shack... Ant-p…
gird
to prepare for an event or an action... Syn-brace
daunt
to make afraid; to discourage... Syn-intimidate, dishearten... Ant-…
10 terms
ACT Prep Vocabulary 3
Astute
Bellicose
Capricious
Elusive
having or showing an ability to notice and understand things…
having or showing a tendency to argue or fight.
changing often and quickly; often changing suddenly in mood o…
hard to find or capture.
Astute
having or showing an ability to notice and understand things…
Bellicose
having or showing a tendency to argue or fight.
35 terms
ACT Vocabulary List
Metamorphosis
Nomenclature
Serendipity
Stentorian
Transformation or dramatic change
Naming system in an art or science
A fortunate discovery made by accident
Extremely Loud
Metamorphosis
Transformation or dramatic change
Nomenclature
Naming system in an art or science
20 terms
ACT VOCABULARY 1
voracious
indiscriminate
eminent
steeped
desiring or consuming great quantities (ravenous)
choosing at random without careful selection
of high reputation, outstanding
soaked, drenched, saturated
voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities (ravenous)
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary Book 2 Lesson 1
divulge
abet
dogmatic
insipid
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
arrogant and stubborn about one's (often unproven) beliefs
dull; lacking flavor; not at all stimulating
divulge
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
ACT Vocabulary
Arteries
Aqueous solution
ATP
Atria
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
a solution in which water is the solvent
(adenosine triphosphate) main energy source that cells use fo…
2 upper chambers of the heart
Arteries
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Aqueous solution
a solution in which water is the solvent
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine... Synonym-unite, merge
mentally ill; insane... Synonym-deranged, insane
to sharpen
to surround... Synonym- annoy
amalgamate
to combine... Synonym-unite, merge
demented
mentally ill; insane... Synonym-deranged, insane
ACT Vocabulary
adhere (v)
aloof (adj)
ambiguous (adj)
analyze (v)
stick completely to a surface or substance [or] believe in an…
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanation and…
adhere (v)
stick completely to a surface or substance [or] believe in an…
aloof (adj)
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 3
edifice
ambidextrous
belated
animate
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building... synonym-fo…
equally skilled with either hand
delayed... synonym-tardy, late
to give life or motion to... synonym-enliven, encourage, excite
edifice
a large, elaborate structure; an imposing building... synonym-fo…
ambidextrous
equally skilled with either hand
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 1
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally unrestrained... synonym-immoral, lewd
a coin collector
scarcity, lack... Synonym-insufficiency
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
morally unrestrained... synonym-immoral, lewd
numismatist
a coin collector
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 4
elude
fallow
blight
obsequy
to escape notice; to get away from... synonym-avoid, evade, lose
inactive; unproductive... synonym-idle, barren
anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes devaluatio…
a funeral rite or ceremony
elude
to escape notice; to get away from... synonym-avoid, evade, lose
fallow
inactive; unproductive... synonym-idle, barren
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary- Set 9
aghast
granary
choleric
impede
feeling great dismay or horror
a storehouse for grain
easily angered
to hinder, obstruct
aghast
feeling great dismay or horror
granary
a storehouse for grain
135 terms
ACT vocabulary
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
Morally unrestrained
a coin collector
Scarcity, lack ant: abundance
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
Morally unrestrained
numismatist
a coin collector
10 terms
ACT Vocabulary 3
licentious
numismatist
paucity
fatalistic
morally unrestrained... You know I'm so much purer than the com…
a coin, paper money, or medal collector... A __________ spoke o…
a small amount of something : an amount that is less than wha…
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
licentious
morally unrestrained... You know I'm so much purer than the com…
numismatist
a coin, paper money, or medal collector... A __________ spoke o…
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