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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT: Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for High Scores Lessons 1-7 of Book One
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
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
divulge
to tell, to reveal (as a secret)
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT: Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for High Scores Lessons 1-7 of Book One
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
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
divulge
to tell, to reveal (as a secret)
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
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Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT: Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for High Scores Lessons 1-7 of Book One
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
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
divulge
to tell, to reveal (as a secret)
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 5
Assuage
Blasphemous
Celestial
Dialogue
to make less severe or painful
disrespectful toward what is considered sacred
of or relating to the sky or heavens
1. a conversation between two people... 2. the lines spoken by c…
Assuage
to make less severe or painful
Blasphemous
disrespectful toward what is considered sacred
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson One
aberration
bequeath
capitulate
debilitate
a deviation from what is normal or proper
to leave to another by will after one's death; to hand down
to surrender
to make feeble; to weaken
aberration
a deviation from what is normal or proper
bequeath
to leave to another by will after one's death; to hand down
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 3
Anonymity
Awry
Citadel
Delirious
the state of being unknown
1. turned or twisted to one side... 2. unexpectedly wrong; off c…
a fortress
experiencing uncontrolled excitement, emotion, or confusion
Anonymity
the state of being unknown
Awry
1. turned or twisted to one side... 2. unexpectedly wrong; off c…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 6
Anthology
Alleviate
Conciliatory
Diminution
a collection of short stories, poems, or plays
to make more bearable; to ease
overcoming distrust or hostility
a lessening or a decrease
Anthology
a collection of short stories, poems, or plays
Alleviate
to make more bearable; to ease
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 4
Acclaim
Bedraggled
Cryptic
Ebb
1. to approve or praise loudly... 2. enthusiastic approval
wet and filthy, as though having been dragged through mud
having a hidden or secret meaning
1. to flow or fall back, as the tide... 2. a period of decline
Acclaim
1. to approve or praise loudly... 2. enthusiastic approval
Bedraggled
wet and filthy, as though having been dragged through mud
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Three
amity
cater
guise
inconsequential
friendship
to supply what is needed or desired; to serve
a false appearance
of little or no importance; irrelevant; without consequence
amity
friendship
cater
to supply what is needed or desired; to serve
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Nine
antagonist
detriment
drone
drudgery
someone who opposes another; an adversary
a disadvantage; a loss
to speak in a monotonous tone; a person who does menial; tedi…
tedious, wearisome work
antagonist
someone who opposes another; an adversary
detriment
a disadvantage; a loss
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Eighteen
asset
construe
equilibrium
imperturbable
a useful or valuable person or thing
to interpret the meaning of; to explain
a state of balance; stability
not easily excited or upset
asset
a useful or valuable person or thing
construe
to interpret the meaning of; to explain
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Fourteen
accost
ascend
candidate
conventional
to confront someone with a request or command; to approach bo…
to move upward; to climb
a person running for public office; a person who is considere…
based on accepted customs and practices
accost
to confront someone with a request or command; to approach bo…
ascend
to move upward; to climb
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Thirteen
bystander
cede
comprehensive
devout
a person present at an event but not participating in it; an…
to surrender; to give up or yield to another
inclusive; extensive
devoted to religion; sincere; earnest
bystander
a person present at an event but not participating in it; an…
cede
to surrender; to give up or yield to another
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Twenty
assail
astute
condolence
enigma
to attack physically or verbally; to assault
shrewd; keen in judgment
sympathy for another's grief; an expression of sympathy
a puzzling person or problem; a mystery
assail
to attack physically or verbally; to assault
astute
shrewd; keen in judgment
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 1
Aberration
Bequeath
Capitulate
Debilitate
a deviation from what is normal or proper
to leave to another by will after one's death
to surrender
to make feeble; to weaken
Aberration
a deviation from what is normal or proper
Bequeath
to leave to another by will after one's death
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 2
Allusion
Chronic
Denunciation
Embellish
an indirect reference
lasting and recurring for a long time
open disapproval
1. to make beautiful by decorating... 2. to improve by adding de…
Allusion
an indirect reference
Chronic
lasting and recurring for a long time
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson 11
adversary
capricious
cumbersome
exacerbate
an opponent or enemy
subject to impulse, whim, or unpredictability
difficult to handle due to weight or size
to increase the severity of; to aggravate
adversary
an opponent or enemy
capricious
subject to impulse, whim, or unpredictability
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson One
aberration
bequeath
capitulate
debilitate
a deviation from what is normal or proper
to leave to another by will after one's death; to hand down
to surrender
to make feeble; to weaken
aberration
a deviation from what is normal or proper
bequeath
to leave to another by will after one's death; to hand down
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Combo with Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lessons 1-6
assuage
celestial
blasphemous
dialogue
to make less severe or painful
of or relating to the sky or heavens
disrespectful toward what is considered sacred
a conversation between two people; the lines spoken by charac…
assuage
to make less severe or painful
celestial
of or relating to the sky or heavens
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Eight
alight
convalesce
dainty
feint
to descend and settle, as after flying
to recover one's health
preciously delicate or charming
to distract an opponent by pretending to move in one directio…
alight
to descend and settle, as after flying
convalesce
to recover one's health
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Six
adjacent
candor
compassion
democratic
lying near; adjoining
sincerity; honesty
awareness and sympathy for the suffering of another
of or for the people; pertaining to government by the people
adjacent
lying near; adjoining
candor
sincerity; honesty
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Ten
brash
buff
intemperate
interrogate
hasty in though; offensively bold
an enthusiast; to polish with a soft material
excessive in behavior; unrestrained
to question formally
brash
hasty in though; offensively bold
buff
an enthusiast; to polish with a soft material
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Five
bizarre
bungle
deduce
dynamic
extremely unusual; strange
to ruin something through clumsiness
to conclude by reasoning; to infer
energetic; intense; forceful; continuously active or changing
bizarre
extremely unusual; strange
bungle
to ruin something through clumsiness
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Twenty-One
aspire
composure
deploy
exonerate
to desire strongly; to seek something great
calmness of mind, especially while under stress
to distribute strategically and put into action
to clear of blame
aspire
to desire strongly; to seek something great
composure
calmness of mind, especially while under stress
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Twelve
appall
constraint
dissuade
falter
to fill with horror, disgust, or outrage; to shock
something that restricts or limits
to advise against; to persuade someone out of a course of act…
to hesitate; to waver
appall
to fill with horror, disgust, or outrage; to shock
constraint
something that restricts or limits
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Sixteen
concise
dubious
dupe
feudal
brief and to the point
uncertain in thought; questionable; suspicious
to fool; to delude
pertaining to the practice of sovereign lords granting land t…
concise
brief and to the point
dubious
uncertain in thought; questionable; suspicious
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Nineteen
adverse
alliance
altruism
blunder
acting against; harmful or unfavorable
a union or association of groups based on common interest
unselfish concern for the well being of others
a serious mistake caused by ignorance or carelessness; to mak…
adverse
acting against; harmful or unfavorable
alliance
a union or association of groups based on common interest
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson One
articulate
crux
debris
decry
well-spoken; clear; to speak clearly and distinctly
the main or most important point or feature
scattered remnants; rubble
to condemn or disapprove openly
articulate
well-spoken; clear; to speak clearly and distinctly
crux
the main or most important point or feature
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Two
belittle
blase
concoct
decade
to speak of someone or something as small or unimportant; to…
uninterested or unimpressed
to devise cleverly; to invent
ten years
belittle
to speak of someone or something as small or unimportant; to…
blase
uninterested or unimpressed
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Seven
badger
benevolent
elapse
fitful
to harass persistently; to annoy
showing, doing, or resulting in good; kindhearted
to slip by, as in time
stopping and starting intermittently
badger
to harass persistently; to annoy
benevolent
showing, doing, or resulting in good; kindhearted
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 6 by FH11
anthology选集
Alleviate缓解
Conciliatory和解
Diminution减少
a collection of short stories, poems, or plays
to make more bearable; to ease
overcoming distrust or hostility
a lessening or a decrease
anthology选集
a collection of short stories, poems, or plays
Alleviate缓解
to make more bearable; to ease
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Four
acute
durable
eavesdrop
ethical
serious and sudden
able to withstand wear, decay, or certain tough conditions; l…
to listen secretly to private conversations
pertaining to accepted standards of behavior; conforming to a…
acute
serious and sudden
durable
able to withstand wear, decay, or certain tough conditions; l…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Seventeen
askew
cope
deceptive
engrossed
turned or twisted to one side
to deal with; to endure difficulties successfully
tending to deceive; misleading
deeply involved; absorbed
askew
turned or twisted to one side
cope
to deal with; to endure difficulties successfully
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Fifteen
arbitrary
conspicuous
detest
dexterity
based on preference, convenience, or chance rather than law,…
obvious; easy to see; attracting attention
to dislike intensely; to hate
skill in physical action; mental quickness; cleverness
arbitrary
based on preference, convenience, or chance rather than law,…
conspicuous
obvious; easy to see; attracting attention
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Eleven
authoritarian
avenge
bewilder
bristle
pertaining to absolute authority and unquestioning obedience
to inflict punishment for a perceived wrong; to take vengeance
to confuse
to become angry
authoritarian
pertaining to absolute authority and unquestioning obedience
avenge
to inflict punishment for a perceived wrong; to take vengeance
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Thirteen
bystander
cede
comprehensive
devout
a person present at an event but not participating in it; an…
to surrender; to give up or yield to another
inclusive; extensive
devoted to religion; sincere; earnest
bystander
a person present at an event but not participating in it; an…
cede
to surrender; to give up or yield to another
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Eight
alight
convalesce
dainty
feint
to descend and settle, as after flying
to recover one's health
preciously delicate or charming
to distract an opponent by pretending to move in one directio…
alight
to descend and settle, as after flying
convalesce
to recover one's health
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H Lesson 1-4, Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement -- Book H, Lesson 5
acclaim
bedraggled
cryptic
ebb
to approve or praise loudly; enthusiastic approval
wet and filthy, as though having been dragged through mud
having a hidden or secret meaning
to flow or fall back, as the tide; a period of decline
acclaim
to approve or praise loudly; enthusiastic approval
bedraggled
wet and filthy, as though having been dragged through mud
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Two
belittle
blase
concoct
decade
to speak of someone or something as small or unimportant; to…
uninterested or unimpressed
to devise cleverly; to invent
ten years
belittle
to speak of someone or something as small or unimportant; to…
blase
uninterested or unimpressed
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Four
acute
durable
eavesdrop
ethical
serious and sudden
able to withstand wear, decay, or certain tough conditions; l…
to listen secretly to private conversations
pertaining to accepted standards of behavior; conforming to a…
acute
serious and sudden
durable
able to withstand wear, decay, or certain tough conditions; l…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Ten
amendment
calliope
clairvoyance
didactic
an alteration or correction
an organ-like musical instrument having a keyboard that opera…
the power to see things that are invisible to the senses
intended to instruct, guide, or teach
amendment
an alteration or correction
calliope
an organ-like musical instrument having a keyboard that opera…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Eleven
adversary
capricious
cumbersome
exacerbate
an opponent or enemy
subject to impulse, whim, or unpredictability
difficult to handle due to weight or size
to increase the severity of; to aggravate
adversary
an opponent or enemy
capricious
subject to impulse, whim, or unpredictability
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Two
allusion
chronic
denunciation
embellish
an indirect reference or mention
lasting and recurring for a long time
the act of openly disapproving a person or thing
to make beautiful by decorating; to improve by adding decorat…
allusion
an indirect reference or mention
chronic
lasting and recurring for a long time
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Eighteen
assimilate
colloquial
dirge
epithet
to absorb mentally; to absorb into a group or to be absorbed…
characteristic of informal speech
a mournful hymn or poem
a descriptive, sometimes abusive, word or phrase for a person…
assimilate
to absorb mentally; to absorb into a group or to be absorbed…
colloquial
characteristic of informal speech
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Fifteen
analogous
cleave
derogatory
distraught
similar or parallel in certain ways
to split with a sharp instrument; to cling together
belittling; disparaging
extremely troubled or agitated; worried
analogous
similar or parallel in certain ways
cleave
to split with a sharp instrument; to cling together
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Twelve
ajar
buffoon
dexterous
engender
partially open
a clown, jester, or person who acts like one
skillful in physical movements, especially of the hands
to bring about; to give rise to
ajar
partially open
buffoon
a clown, jester, or person who acts like one
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson Nineteen
antagonism
cavalier
diatribe
evanescent
a state of mutual dislike and hostility
showing arrogant disregard or indifference; a gallant gentlem…
a bitter and abusive criticism
lasting only a short time; vanishing
antagonism
a state of mutual dislike and hostility
cavalier
showing arrogant disregard or indifference; a gallant gentlem…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Nine
antagonist
detriment
drone
drudgery
someone who opposes another; an adversary
a disadvantage; a loss
to speak in a monotonous tone; a person who does menial; tedi…
tedious, wearisome work
antagonist
someone who opposes another; an adversary
detriment
a disadvantage; a loss
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Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book G, Lesson Ten
brash
buff
intemperate
interrogate
hasty in though; offensively bold
an enthusiast; to polish with a soft material
excessive in behavior; unrestrained
to question formally
brash
hasty in though; offensively bold
buff
an enthusiast; to polish with a soft material
15 terms
Vocabulary Power Plus Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing Exercises for Higher Achievement — Book H, Lesson 12
ajar
buffoon
dexterous
engender
partially open
a clown, jester, or person who acts like one
skillful in physical movements, especially of the hands
to bring about; to give rise to
ajar
partially open
buffoon
a clown, jester, or person who acts like one
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