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128 terms
SAT English (Vocabulary)
abject (adj.)
aberration (n.)
abscond (v.)
accede (v.)
contemptible or hated kind
abnormal, opposite of norm
run away or escape
to yield another to agree
abject (adj.)
contemptible or hated kind
aberration (n.)
abnormal, opposite of norm
23 terms
SAT Vocabulary Group 5 (English <=> English)
absolution (n.)
blatant (adj.)
blatantly (adv.)
blatancy (n.)
forgiveness; pardon; release
obvious; (of bad behavior) done openly and unshamedly
The adverb of blatant
The noun of blatant
absolution (n.)
forgiveness; pardon; release
blatant (adj.)
obvious; (of bad behavior) done openly and unshamedly
128 terms
SAT English (Vocabulary)
abject (adj.)
aberration (n.)
abscond (v.)
accede (v.)
contemptible or hated kind
abnormal, opposite of norm
run away or escape
to yield another to agree
abject (adj.)
contemptible or hated kind
aberration (n.)
abnormal, opposite of norm
12 terms
SAT Vocabulary Words English 2
abate (v.)
balk (v.)
calamity (n.)
debase (v.)
to reduce or lessen
to stop or block abruptly
an event with disastrous consequences
to lower the quality or esteem of something
abate (v.)
to reduce or lessen
balk (v.)
to stop or block abruptly
20 terms
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…
24 terms
SAT English vocabulary
Brevity
Adept/Adroit
Ambivalent
Ambiguous
Shortness
Skilled
The feeling of being unsure
Things are unclear
Brevity
Shortness
Adept/Adroit
Skilled
20 terms
English II SAT Vocabulary
Skullduggery
Ancillary
Sedentary
Cursory
Cheating; trickery; ... -The charlatan was guilty of skullduggery.
Helping; assistance providing ... -Christopher worked hard to ea…
Sitting; little exercise ... -A sedentary lifestyle can lead to…
Rapid and superficial; done with speed and little attention... -…
Skullduggery
Cheating; trickery; ... -The charlatan was guilty of skullduggery.
Ancillary
Helping; assistance providing ... -Christopher worked hard to ea…
20 terms
SAT Vocabulary Group 5 (English <=> Chinese)
Absolution (n.)
blatant (adj.)
blatantly (adv.)
blatancy (n.)
1. (義務等的)免除 ... 2. 【宗】罪之赦免(或免除)
1. 喧鬧的 2. 公然的; 露骨的 3. 刺眼的; 炫耀的
1. 喧鬧地 2. 公然地
喧鬧
Absolution (n.)
1. (義務等的)免除 ... 2. 【宗】罪之赦免(或免除)
blatant (adj.)
1. 喧鬧的 2. 公然的; 露骨的 3. 刺眼的; 炫耀的
19 terms
SAT Vocabulary, Group 2 (English <=> Chinese)
Abrasive (n.)
Abrasive ( adj.)
Abrasive ( adj.)
abrasively (adv.)
研磨料(如金鋼砂、砂紙等)
有研磨作用的; 有磨蝕作用的
傷人感情的, 惱人的
研磨地
Abrasive (n.)
研磨料(如金鋼砂、砂紙等)
Abrasive ( adj.)
有研磨作用的; 有磨蝕作用的
24 terms
SAT Prep: English Vocabulary
Burnish
Bursar
Cache
Cacophony
to polish; to make smooth and straight
a treasurer or keep of funds
a hiding place; stockpile
a jarring, unpleasant noise
Burnish
to polish; to make smooth and straight
Bursar
a treasurer or keep of funds
10 terms
English SAT vocabulary
emulate
sere
enhance
contrite
to imitate; strive to be equal
dry and withered
to increase value; to make better
feeling of regret
emulate
to imitate; strive to be equal
sere
dry and withered
SAT English (Vocabulary)
abject (adj.)
aberration (n.)
abscond (v.)
accede (v.)
contemptible or hated kind
abnormal, opposite of norm
run away or escape
to yield another to agree
abject (adj.)
contemptible or hated kind
aberration (n.)
abnormal, opposite of norm
10 terms
Freshman English SAT words
Apathy
Austere
Digress
Facilitate
N. Lack of emotion or feeling
Adj. Strict self discipline
V. to wander from the subject temporarily
V. To make easy or easier
Apathy
N. Lack of emotion or feeling
Austere
Adj. Strict self discipline
30 terms
2015-16 English 12 SAT Vocabulary
abstemious
adversary
autonomous
brevity
self-denying; unselfish and altruistic
an opponent in a contest or event (sometimes synonymous with…
capable of ruling one's self; self-controlling
concise and exact use of words (to the point so much it might…
abstemious
self-denying; unselfish and altruistic
adversary
an opponent in a contest or event (sometimes synonymous with…
10 terms
SAT vocabulary: English
Querulous
Extol
Quell
Obscure
Constantly complaining
To praise highly
To put to an end by force
Not understood
Querulous
Constantly complaining
Extol
To praise highly
25 terms
English SAT Vocabulary - 10th
garner (v.)
endeavor (n.)
quest (n.)
transcendent (adj.)
to gather
a strenuous effort
journey
beyond the limits
garner (v.)
to gather
endeavor (n.)
a strenuous effort
12 terms
English 2 SAT Vocabulary Unit #1
adieu
advent
apex
assimilate
Farewell
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
(n.) the highest point, tip
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own…
adieu
Farewell
advent
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
10 terms
English 10 Honors SAT Vocabulary
epiphany
indigent
expurgate
facetious
(n.) a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning…
(adj.) very poor
(v.) to amend by removing words, passages, etc. to be deemed…
(adj.) note meant to be taken seriously or literally
epiphany
(n.) a sudden, intuitive perception of the essential meaning…
indigent
(adj.) very poor
15 terms
SAT English Vocabulary #1
arable
arbiter
arbitration
arcane
Suitable for growing crops
one who can resolve a dispute, make a decision
(n.) the process or act of resolving a dispute (The employee…
(adj) known or understood by only a few; obscure, secret
arable
Suitable for growing crops
arbiter
one who can resolve a dispute, make a decision
15 terms
SAT Vocabulary English 1H
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
benevolent
brink
verb- to make impure by adding an improper substance or quality
adjective- two handed able to use both hands equally as good
adjective- kindly, disposed to do good
noun- edge border threshold
Adulterate
verb- to make impure by adding an improper substance or quality
Ambidextrous
adjective- two handed able to use both hands equally as good
20 terms
English 11 Semester 1 SAT Vocabulary
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Anecdote
An appeal to one's sense of morality/trust/belief systems/eth…
An appeal to emotion. May use loaded words to make the audien…
An appeal to reason. A writer tries to convince you of the lo…
A short narrative detailing an interesting episode or event i…
Ethos
An appeal to one's sense of morality/trust/belief systems/eth…
Pathos
An appeal to emotion. May use loaded words to make the audien…
English 11 Semester 1 SAT Vocabulary
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Anecdote
An appeal to one's sense of morality/trust/belief systems/eth…
An appeal to emotion. May use loaded words to make the audien…
An appeal to reason. A writer tries to convince you of the lo…
A short narrative detailing an interesting episode or event i…
Ethos
An appeal to one's sense of morality/trust/belief systems/eth…
Pathos
An appeal to emotion. May use loaded words to make the audien…
20 terms
English SAT vocabulary words
Anarchy
Ancillary
Animosty
Ancedote
Chaos
Additional
Hostility
Story
Anarchy
Chaos
Ancillary
Additional
125 terms
SAT Vocabulary English-Japanese 1
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) 地位・品格などを落とす... (After being overthrown and abased, the depo…
(v.) 和らげる、弱める... (The rain poured down for a while, then abated.)
(v.) 地位を捨てる、退位する... (When he realized that the revolutionaries w…
(v.) 誘拐する... (The evildoers abducted the fairy princess from he…
abase
(v.) 地位・品格などを落とす... (After being overthrown and abased, the depo…
abate
(v.) 和らげる、弱める... (The rain poured down for a while, then abated.)
96 terms
Honors English SAT Vocabulary
promulgate
discordant
obsequious
Mendacious
To make known by public declaration; to put a law into effect
conflicting; harsh or dissonant
To follow, servile
Lying, untruthful.
promulgate
To make known by public declaration; to put a law into effect
discordant
conflicting; harsh or dissonant
8 terms
SAT Vocabulary (English)
liberal
slovenly
pariah
quandary
tolerant, broad-minded; lavish, generous
messy, untidy
outcast
dilemma, difficulty
liberal
tolerant, broad-minded; lavish, generous
slovenly
messy, untidy
110 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
Apt
Confound
Devolve
Engender
Inclined or likely
To cause one to become confused
To transfer or delegate responsibility upon another
To cause, to produce, to create
Apt
Inclined or likely
Confound
To cause one to become confused
17 terms
SAT Vocabulary #1: English 9A
re-
dis-
pro-
ex-
again, backward
not/apart
before/for (in favor of)
out
re-
again, backward
dis-
not/apart
21 terms
English - SAT Vocabulary
Abate
Accolade
Adroit
Akin
V. to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.; lessen; dimi…
N. any award, honor, or laudatory notice
Adj. expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body
Adj. having or showing an affinity; kindred
Abate
V. to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.; lessen; dimi…
Accolade
N. any award, honor, or laudatory notice
25 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
abridge
contentious
exemplify
intrepid
shorten; condense
argumentative
to illustrate by example
fearless
abridge
shorten; condense
contentious
argumentative
20 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
Altruism
Opulent
Impediment
Ambiguous
A concern for others; generosity
Rich, luxurious, wealthy
A barrier; obstruction
Open to more than one interpretation
Altruism
A concern for others; generosity
Opulent
Rich, luxurious, wealthy
77 terms
The English Vocabulary Explosion (SAT)
brevity
concise
laconic
pithy
expressing something in very few words
short, with no unnecessary words
using only a few words to describe something; lacking specifity
intelligently and strongly stated without wasting words
brevity
expressing something in very few words
concise
short, with no unnecessary words
20 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
Anomaly (n)
Abject (adj)
Demure (adj)
Diatribe (n)
Something that deviates from the norm; something outside of w…
Of a situation or condition; that is extremely bad, unpleasan…
Quite and polite, not flashy or showy; reserved and modest.
An angry and usually long speech or piece of writing that har…
Anomaly (n)
Something that deviates from the norm; something outside of w…
Abject (adj)
Of a situation or condition; that is extremely bad, unpleasan…
20 terms
English SAT vocabulary
voracious
indiscriminate
eminent
steeped
desire or consuming great quantities
choosing at random without careful selection
of high reputation or outstanding
soaked drenched or saturated
voracious
desire or consuming great quantities
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
115 terms
SAT English Vocabulary Terms
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded person
fake; false
give voting rights
abhor
hate
bigot
narrow-minded person
169 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
denotative (adj)
connotative (adj)
reticent (adj)
quiescent (adj)
the literal definition of a word
signifying or suggesting an associative or secondary meaning,…
quiet, shy, reluctant, hesitant
quiet, peaceful, tranquil
denotative (adj)
the literal definition of a word
connotative (adj)
signifying or suggesting an associative or secondary meaning,…
70 terms
Advanced English 9 (SAT) Vocabulary
winsome
zephyr
trepidation
verbose
adj.- charming, pleasing
n.- a gentle breeze
n.- fear, apprehension
adj.- wordy, impaired by wordiness
winsome
adj.- charming, pleasing
zephyr
n.- a gentle breeze
12 terms
English sat vocabulary
Tenacity
Fallible
Rancorous
Hackneyed
Persistence
Capable of making an error
Hateful; marked by deep seated ill-will
Worn-out through overuse; trite
Tenacity
Persistence
Fallible
Capable of making an error
27 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
indifferent
apathy
obscure
ambiguous
because I am not a football fan I am indifferent to the fact…
because of the voter apathy, the government was concerned abo…
my cousin feels obscureIn his high school of three thousand s…
the directions the clerk gave me were quite ambiguous and I s…
indifferent
because I am not a football fan I am indifferent to the fact…
apathy
because of the voter apathy, the government was concerned abo…
10 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
Inadvertent
Nominal
Noncommittal
Peculate
Resulting from a lack of attention. Syn-accidental, unintenti…
Too small to be considered or taken seriously; existing in na…
Unwilling to take a clear yes or no position. Syn- Cagey, pla…
To steal something that has been given into one's trust; to t…
Inadvertent
Resulting from a lack of attention. Syn-accidental, unintenti…
Nominal
Too small to be considered or taken seriously; existing in na…
30 terms
SAT English Vocabulary
Convuluted
Ideology
Implicate
Inconceivable
Extremely complex and difficult to follow (especially when sp…
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
1. To show (someone) to be involved in a crime 2. To convey a…
Not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally ... Synonyms:…
Convuluted
Extremely complex and difficult to follow (especially when sp…
Ideology
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
20 terms
English Vocabulary SAT List
Abrogate
Bane
Candor
Deleterious
Part of Speech: verb... Definition: to deny or repeal... Example: I…
Part of Speech: noun... Definition: something that causes misery…
Part of Speech: noun... Definition: the quality of being open an…
Part of Speech: adjective... Definition: causing harm or damage…
Abrogate
Part of Speech: verb... Definition: to deny or repeal... Example: I…
Bane
Part of Speech: noun... Definition: something that causes misery…
5 terms
English SAT Vocabulary #4
Vex
Vicarious
Vigilant
Vilify
To confuse or annoy
Experiencing through another
Watchful, alert
To lower in importance, defame
Vex
To confuse or annoy
Vicarious
Experiencing through another
5 terms
English SAT vocabulary #2
Utilitarian
Utopia
Vacillate
Vacuous
Relating to or aiming at usefullness (usefull)
An imaginary and remote place of perfection
To fluctuate, hesitate
Lack of content, or ideas, stupid
Utilitarian
Relating to or aiming at usefullness (usefull)
Utopia
An imaginary and remote place of perfection
25 terms
English SAT vocabulary
Abridge
Alacrity
Antipathy
Augment
To shorten, to diminish
Prompt and cheerful response
A dislike, distaste, or enmity
To make greater or to supplement
Abridge
To shorten, to diminish
Alacrity
Prompt and cheerful response
50 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
Aspire
Bilateral
Candor
Defraud
To strive for a goal; to want or desire something excellent o…
Having two sides
Honesty or straightforwardness, especially being honest about…
To cheat; to gain something dishonestly, as through a lie, de…
Aspire
To strive for a goal; to want or desire something excellent o…
Bilateral
Having two sides
10 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
Adroit
Amalgan
Anachronistic
Arboreal
Dexterous; deft
A combination of diverse elements; a mixture
Representation of something existing in the wrong time period
Relating to or resembling a tree or trees
Adroit
Dexterous; deft
Amalgan
A combination of diverse elements; a mixture
10 terms
English SAT Vocabulary 2
Eminence
Vehement
Amorphous
Consort
Recognized superiority
Passionate
Disorganized
A companion
Eminence
Recognized superiority
Vehement
Passionate
12 terms
English SAT vocabulary
Apathetic
Audacious
Befuddled
Bellicose
having or showing little or no feeling or emotion
very confident and daring
to muddle or stupefy with or as if with drink
having or showing a tendency to argue or fight
Apathetic
having or showing little or no feeling or emotion
Audacious
very confident and daring
10 terms
English SAT Vocabulary
altruistic adj.
bequeath v.
egregious adj.
nomenclature n.
Feelings and behavior that show a desire to help people and l…
To say in a will (your property) will be given to (a person o…
Very bad and easily noticed.
A system of names for things especially in science.
altruistic adj.
Feelings and behavior that show a desire to help people and l…
bequeath v.
To say in a will (your property) will be given to (a person o…
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