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60 terms
PSAT/SAT/ACT Vocabulary
Eccentric
Elusive
Eminent
Exorbitant
off center, hence a bit odd, weird, peculiar
out of reach, hard to catch, evasive
outstanding, illustrious, very prominent, notable
literally out of orbit, hence unreasonable
Eccentric
off center, hence a bit odd, weird, peculiar
Elusive
out of reach, hard to catch, evasive
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SAT-PSAT-ACT VOCAB
Prosaic
Nefarious
Cursory
Foster
commonplace
wicked
performed hastily
cultivate, nurture
Prosaic
commonplace
Nefarious
wicked
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SAT,PSAT, & ACT WORDS
Aesthetic
Adept
Advocate
Amicable
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
very skilled; proficient
to speak or write in favor of
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly
Aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
Adept
very skilled; proficient
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SAT*PSAT*ACT
Prosaic
Nefarious
Cursory
Foster
Commonplace
Wicked
Performed hastily
Cultivate, nurture
Prosaic
Commonplace
Nefarious
Wicked
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PSAT/SAT/ACT VOCAB
substantiate
corroborate
debunk
elucidate
(v.) to establish by evidence, prove; to give concrete or sub…
to support with evidence
to expose as false
To make clear
substantiate
(v.) to establish by evidence, prove; to give concrete or sub…
corroborate
to support with evidence
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (H)
Hackneyed
Harbinger
Haughty
Hefty
repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
an indication of the approach of something or someone; foresh…
blatantly and disdainfully proud
of considerable weight and size; large in amount, extent, or…
Hackneyed
repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
Harbinger
an indication of the approach of something or someone; foresh…
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (B)
Bane
Belie
Bellicose
Belligerence
something that causes misery or death
represent falsely; be in contradiction with
having or showing a ready disposition to fight
hostile or warlike attitude
Bane
something that causes misery or death
Belie
represent falsely; be in contradiction with
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (E)
Edict
Efface
Effervescent
Eloquent
a proclamation having the force of law
make inconspicuous; remove completely from recognition or mem…
marked by high spirits or excitement; bubbly and engaging
marked for forceful or fluent expression; well-spoken
Edict
a proclamation having the force of law
Efface
make inconspicuous; remove completely from recognition or mem…
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (F)
Fallow
Fastidious
Fathom
Fidelity
cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing se…
giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessive…
understanding or comprehension; also a unit of length equal t…
the quality of being faithful
Fallow
cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing se…
Fastidious
giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessive…
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (D)
Decorous
Derelict
Dictum
Didactic
dignified in conduct, manners, or disposition; polite and res…
in very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect
an authoritative declaration
designed or intended to teach; making moral observations
Decorous
dignified in conduct, manners, or disposition; polite and res…
Derelict
in very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (I)
Iconoclast
Idiosyncratic
Imperial
Impudent
someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutio…
peculiar to the individual.
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.
marked by casual disrespect; improperly forward or bold.
Iconoclast
someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutio…
Idiosyncratic
peculiar to the individual.
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (G)
Garner
Gaudy
Generic
Germane
store grain; assemble or get together; acquire or deserve by…
marked by conspicuous display; tastelessly showy
any product that can be sold without a brand name
relevant or appropriate
Garner
store grain; assemble or get together; acquire or deserve by…
Gaudy
marked by conspicuous display; tastelessly showy
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (C)
Cajole
Callous
Cantankerous
Capitulate
to deceive or persuade with false pretenses; to persuade to d…
deaden feelings or morals; emotionally harden
unwilling to cooperate; bad-tempered; argumentative; uncooper…
surrender
Cajole
to deceive or persuade with false pretenses; to persuade to d…
Callous
deaden feelings or morals; emotionally harden
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ACT/SAT/PSAT Vocab (A)
Aberration
Abject
Abridge
Abstemious
a state or condition different from the norm
extremely bad condition; in miserable circumstances
lessen, diminish; shorten without losing the sense
moderate; sparing (especially in consumption of food or drink…
Aberration
a state or condition different from the norm
Abject
extremely bad condition; in miserable circumstances
30 terms
PSAT/SAT English #9
Exploitative
Hierarchy
Hieros
Arkhes
Intended to take selfish advantage of a situation or person.
A power structure in which members are ranked by status.
Sacred
Ruler
Exploitative
Intended to take selfish advantage of a situation or person.
Hierarchy
A power structure in which members are ranked by status.
29 terms
PSAT/SAT English #3
Debunk
Delineate
De-
Linear-
To show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not tr…
To clearly show or describe (something)
Down, off of, Down of
Of, consisting of, or using lines.
Debunk
To show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not tr…
Delineate
To clearly show or describe (something)
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English PSAT/SAT Vocabulary
Advocate
Ad-
Vocare-
Apologist
A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
To, towards
To name, to call
A person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
Advocate
A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
Ad-
To, towards
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English PSAT/SAT Vocabulary
Abstract
Ab-
Tract-
Anthropology
Existing in thought or as an idea, but not having physical or…
Away from, from, off, down
Drag, pull
The study of human kind
Abstract
Existing in thought or as an idea, but not having physical or…
Ab-
Away from, from, off, down
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English PSAT/SAT #5
Rebut
Recalcitrant
Re-
Calcitrare
Claim or prove that (evidence or an accusation) is false.
Having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority…
Back, or again
Kick-Start
Rebut
Claim or prove that (evidence or an accusation) is false.
Recalcitrant
Having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority…
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English PSAT/SAT #2
Advocate
Ad-
Vocare-
Apologist
A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
To, towards
To name, to call
A person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
Advocate
A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
Ad-
To, towards
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PSAT/SAT/ACT/AP Vocab
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose... Syn…
decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of de…
Approbation
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
Assuage
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
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SAT/PSAT/ACT/AP Vocabulary
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
(n) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose…
(n) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period o…
Approbation
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
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PSAT/SAT/ACT vocabulary list
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
Verb. To loathe or hate
Noun. Narrow minded, prejudiced person
Adjective. Forged; fake; false
Verb. To give voting rights
Abhor
Verb. To loathe or hate
Bigot
Noun. Narrow minded, prejudiced person
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PSAT/SAT English Vocabulary
Abase
Abate
Abdicate
Abduct
v. to humiliate/degrade
v. to reduce, lessen
v. to give up a position, usually one of leadership
v. to kidnap/take by force
Abase
v. to humiliate/degrade
Abate
v. to reduce, lessen
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PSAT/SAT English 3
Debunk
Delineate
De-
Linear-
To show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not tr…
To clearly show or describe (something)
Down, off of, Down of
Of, consisting of, or using lines.
Debunk
To show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not tr…
Delineate
To clearly show or describe (something)
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English PSAT/SAT 4
inexorable
infer
insinuate
Intransigent
unyielding; unalterable
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or ev…
to suggest or hint slyly
refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible
inexorable
unyielding; unalterable
infer
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or ev…
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English PSAT/SAT #2
Advocate
Ad-
Vocare-
Apologist
A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
To, towards
To name, to call
A person who offers an argument in defense of something contr…
Advocate
A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cau…
Ad-
To, towards
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English PSAT/SAT List 4
inexorable
infer
insinuate
Intransigent
unyielding; unalterable
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or ev…
to suggest or hint slyly
refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible
inexorable
unyielding; unalterable
infer
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or ev…
10 terms
ACT/SAT English and Writing
Features of Best Answers
FANBOYS connectors that go with comma
Modifiers must be ...
Comma between adjectives when
Correct, Concise, Relevant
For And Nor But Or Yet So
As close as possible to what they modify
Order can be reversed or and inserted
Features of Best Answers
Correct, Concise, Relevant
FANBOYS connectors that go with comma
For And Nor But Or Yet So
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English PSAT/SAT List 4
inexorable
infer
insinuate
Intransigent
unyielding; unalterable
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or ev…
to suggest or hint slyly
refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible
inexorable
unyielding; unalterable
infer
to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or ev…
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SAT,PSAT, & ACT vocabulary!!! my brain hurts
Aesthetic
Adept
Advocate
Amicable
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
very skilled; proficient
to speak or write in favor of
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly
Aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
Adept
very skilled; proficient
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English 1 ACT\SAT Vocabulary I
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
(n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
cautious; aware of potential consequences... (adj.) careful, cau…
admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
breach
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
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ACT/PSAT/SAT/TOEFL Set C
cacophony
cadent
cajole... He cajoled his friends into dec…
calamity... The spring floods were a grea…
n. harsh or discordant sound
adj. 1. having rhythmic cadence... 2. being in the process of fa…
v. to persuade by pleasant words or flattery; to coax
n. a great misfortune; disaster; misery
cacophony
n. harsh or discordant sound
cadent
adj. 1. having rhythmic cadence... 2. being in the process of fa…
extra vocabs for PSAT, ACT, SAT 1
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake, false
give voting rights
abhor
hate
bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
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Vocabulary English SAT/ACT Prep.
Impending
Speculative
Zeal
Skewed
Imminent, close (at hand), near nearing, approaching, coming,…
Engaged in, expressing, or based on conjecture rather than kn…
Great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an object…
Neither parallel nor at right angels to a specified or implie…
Impending
Imminent, close (at hand), near nearing, approaching, coming,…
Speculative
Engaged in, expressing, or based on conjecture rather than kn…
38 terms
Martha Geller SAT/PSAT/ACT Review Course
dignitary
sympathy... empathy... antipathy... apathy
dilapidated, derelict, ramshackle
esoteric, arcane, recondite, abstruse,…
public figure, notable, celebrity, bigwig
compassion... understanding... dislike... indifference
rundown
difficult to understand
dignitary
public figure, notable, celebrity, bigwig
sympathy... empathy... antipathy... apathy
compassion... understanding... dislike... indifference
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ACT/PSAT/SAT/TOEFL Vocab Set A
abate... The medicine abated his pain.
abstinence... Abstinence from alcoholic d…
abstracted... with an abstracted air
accentuate... Her black hair accentuated…
vt. to reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen
n. (from sth.) abstainin, esp. from food or alcoholic drinks
adj. 1. lost or deep in thought... 2.preocupied... 3. removed or…
vt. to stress or emphasize; intensify
abate... The medicine abated his pain.
vt. to reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen
abstinence... Abstinence from alcoholic d…
n. (from sth.) abstainin, esp. from food or alcoholic drinks
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ACT/PSAT/SAT/TOEFL Set B
banal... Their onversation was banal, ful…
bar... to bar the way
barrage
bask... bask in the warm sunshine
adj. 1. lacking originality, freshness, or novelty... 2. failing…
vt. to obstruct or impede; block
n. 1. artillery fire laid on a line close to friendly troops…
vt. 1. to lie in or expose oneself to a pleasant warmth or at…
banal... Their onversation was banal, ful…
adj. 1. lacking originality, freshness, or novelty... 2. failing…
bar... to bar the way
vt. to obstruct or impede; block
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english SAT/ACT vocab
abstract
aesthetic
alleviate
ambivalent
not applied to actual objects
having to do with appreciation of beauty
to ease a pain or burden
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, uncertain
abstract
not applied to actual objects
aesthetic
having to do with appreciation of beauty
24 terms
ACT/SAT English #6
Nurture
Cloying
Effervescent
Loquacious
to encourage something to grow
sickeningly sweet
lively, bubbly
talkative
Nurture
to encourage something to grow
Cloying
sickeningly sweet
108 terms
SAT/ ACT english
Singular verb
Plural verb
Both, few, many, several
All, any, enough, more, most, none, pl…
A singular subject must have a.....
A plural subject must have a.....
Plural indefinite pronouns
Singular OR plural indefinite pronouns
Singular verb
A singular subject must have a.....
Plural verb
A plural subject must have a.....
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English 3 SAT/ACT
Affable
Amenable
Amiable
Apt
Easy-going; friendly; easy to talk to ... Synonyms: easy-going,…
Favorably disposed; willing to change; willing... Synonyms: Resp…
Good-natured and likable... Synonyms: Pleasant, agreeable... Antony…
Suitable, appropriate; to the point; having a tendency... Synony…
Affable
Easy-going; friendly; easy to talk to ... Synonyms: easy-going,…
Amenable
Favorably disposed; willing to change; willing... Synonyms: Resp…
9 terms
English: ACT & SAT Vocabs
Expectation
Abbreviate
Abstinence
Adulation
A strong belief that something will happen
To shorten a word
To keep away or not to do something
Excessive admiration or praise
Expectation
A strong belief that something will happen
Abbreviate
To shorten a word
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English SAT/ACT Notes
What is a run on sentence?
How do you correct a run on sentence?
What does a semicolon do?
How does a sentence with a semicolon go?
(independent clause, independent clause)
a) period ... b) semicolon in place of a comma... c) conjunction be…
creates balance
(independent clause; independent clause)
What is a run on sentence?
(independent clause, independent clause)
How do you correct a run on sentence?
a) period ... b) semicolon in place of a comma... c) conjunction be…
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English Sat/Act vocab
Denizen POS
Denizen D
Amenable POS
Amenable D
Noun
An inhabitant
Adjective
Willing
Denizen POS
Noun
Denizen D
An inhabitant
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English ACT/SAT Prep
Acclimate
Chagrin
Defamation
Explicate
To adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
Irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustra…
Slander or libel
To make plain or clear; To explain or interpret
Acclimate
To adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
Chagrin
Irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustra…
100 terms
ACT/SAT English I
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
(v) to shorten, abridge
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
(n) high praise
(n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
abbreviate
(v) to shorten, abridge
abstinence
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
70 terms
English SAT/ACT Vocab
adhere
aloof
ambiguous
analyze
Verb-- stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] belie…
Adjective-- not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
Adjective-- open to more than one interpretation; having a do…
Verb-- examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanati…
adhere
Verb-- stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] belie…
aloof
Adjective-- not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
100 terms
ACT/SAT English I
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
(v) to shorten, abridge
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
(n) high praise
(n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
abbreviate
(v) to shorten, abridge
abstinence
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
16 terms
ACT/ SAT words english
oscillate
reciprocity
ambivalence
amorous
to waver, as between conflicting opinions or courses of actio…
a mutual or cooperative interchange of favors or privileges,…
uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow
strongly attracted or disposed to love, especially sexual love.
oscillate
to waver, as between conflicting opinions or courses of actio…
reciprocity
a mutual or cooperative interchange of favors or privileges,…
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