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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 34
aggregate
audacious
aviary
complementary
a sum total or mixture
very bold
an enclosed space for birds
serving to complete another
aggregate
a sum total or mixture
audacious
very bold
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 32
hamper
hardy
homogeneous
integrity
to hinder; to prevent something from happening
healthy and strong; robust
of the same kind; alike; uniform
holding firmly to values, such as honesty; completeness
hamper
to hinder; to prevent something from happening
hardy
healthy and strong; robust
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 18
acoustics
cacophony
clamor
din
the quality of sound, pertaining to how it is heard based on…
lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket
unpleasant sound; noise
ongoing loud sound; noise
acoustics
the quality of sound, pertaining to how it is heard based on…
cacophony
lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 25
clandestine
covert
furtive
inconspicuous
hidden, secret, concealed
secret, hidden
sneaky
hardly noticeable
clandestine
hidden, secret, concealed
covert
secret, hidden
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 35
insuperable
lithe
misanthrope
pitfall
unable to be overcome
nimble and flexible; agile; supple
someone who dislikes all people
an unseen danger, risk or drawback
insuperable
unable to be overcome
lithe
nimble and flexible; agile; supple
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 20
ample
copious
lavish
myriad
abundant; plentiful; enough or more than enough
abundant; much; plentiful
abundant; in excess
countless; a very large number
ample
abundant; plentiful; enough or more than enough
copious
abundant; much; plentiful
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 24
antediluvian
antiquated
antiquity
archaic
very, very old; antiquated
very old and no longer in use; obsolete
ancient times
old; from a much earlier time; antiquated
antediluvian
very, very old; antiquated
antiquated
very old and no longer in use; obsolete
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 26
adversary
advocate
artisan
ascetic
an opponent
a supporter; proponent
a person who is skillful with his or her hands
a person who refrains from indulging in earthly pleasures
adversary
an opponent
advocate
a supporter; proponent
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 19
acclaim
accolade
adulate
esteem
to express strong approval or praise; hail
an award given as a sign of appreciation or respect
to praise or flatter too greatly; fawn over
to value highly; to have great regard for
acclaim
to express strong approval or praise; hail
accolade
an award given as a sign of appreciation or respect
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 17
adamant
dogmatic
hidebound
intractable
unwilling to bend; unyielding
strongly opinionated; rigid; dictatorial
strongly opinionated; narrow-mindedly stubborn
stubborn; hard to manage
adamant
unwilling to bend; unyielding
dogmatic
strongly opinionated; rigid; dictatorial
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 23
ephemeral
evanescent
fleeting
itinerant
lasting a short time; fleeting
vanishing quickly; fleeting
short-lived
wandering about; tending to move around, travel
ephemeral
lasting a short time; fleeting
evanescent
vanishing quickly; fleeting
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 11
baneful
deleterious
detrimental
devious
causing ruin; harmful
harmful to one's health or overall welfare; pernicious
harmful
dishonest or deceptive; tricky
baneful
causing ruin; harmful
deleterious
harmful to one's health or overall welfare; pernicious
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 28
acute
astute
discerning
erudite
keen-minded; sharp
sharp-minded; very clever
able to judge people and situations clearly
wise due to much reading and studying; scholarly
acute
keen-minded; sharp
astute
sharp-minded; very clever
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 30
imprudent
impudent
indigenous
indigent
careless; rash
rude; disrespectful
native; originating in a specific country or region
poor; impoverished; needy
imprudent
careless; rash
impudent
rude; disrespectful
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 22
chary
circumspect
conscientious
exacting
cautious; wary
careful and cautious before acting
relating to doing what one knows is right; scrupulous
requiring a great deal of care or effort; painstaking
chary
cautious; wary
circumspect
careful and cautious before acting
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 36
aplomb
axiom
capricious
cavalier
social poise; composure; skill in challenging situations
a true or wise saying; a maxim
changeable; fickle; volatile; mercurial
arrogant; showing a lack of respect toward someone or something
aplomb
social poise; composure; skill in challenging situations
axiom
a true or wise saying; a maxim
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 33
querulous
recount
rigor
saturate
whining; complaining
to tell a story
harshness; severity; strict adherence to standards
to wet or soak completely; to totally fill up
querulous
whining; complaining
recount
to tell a story
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 31
abridge
accessible
antidote
aspire
shorten
available; ready to use
something that relieves or prevents; a remedy that counteract…
to work toward or to have a goal
abridge
shorten
accessible
available; ready to use
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 14
enervated
indolent
languor
lassitude
tired, lacking energy; spent of energy, dissipated
lazy; not wanting to do any work
a weak or lifeless feeling
a tired feeling, usually resulting from depression or too muc…
enervated
tired, lacking energy; spent of energy, dissipated
indolent
lazy; not wanting to do any work
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 12
berate
carp
castigate
censure
to rebuke or scold in a harsh tone
to find fault; to be critical
to scold or punish severely
to criticize strongly
berate
to rebuke or scold in a harsh tone
carp
to find fault; to be critical
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 16
ardent
avid
ebullient
effervescent
full of passion and emotion
showing enthusiasm; ardent
filled with a bubbly excitement, as if boiling over with exci…
lively; full of uplifted spirit; vivacious
ardent
full of passion and emotion
avid
showing enthusiasm; ardent
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 3
arrogant
braggart
complacent
contemptuous
Overbearing; proud; haughty
One who boasts a great deal
Self-satisfied; smug
Lacking respect; scornful
arrogant
Overbearing; proud; haughty
braggart
One who boasts a great deal
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 29
acrid
arid
aesthetic
ascetic
bitter, harsh
dry, lacking water
having to do with artistic beauty
a person who refrains from indulging in earthly pleasures
acrid
bitter, harsh
arid
dry, lacking water
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 21
abstemious
alimentary
culinary
delectable
holding back from eating or drinking too much
relating to food or nourishment
having to do with cooking, preparing meals
delicious
abstemious
holding back from eating or drinking too much
alimentary
relating to food or nourishment
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 4
banal
cliche
derivative
hackneyed
Dull or stale because of overuse; trite; hackneyed
An idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse
Unoriginal; taken from something already existing
Made commonplace by overuse
banal
Dull or stale because of overuse; trite; hackneyed
cliche
An idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 13
aloof
apathetic
detached
impassive
uninterested; showing no concern; emotionally removed or dist…
indifferent; showing no caring, interest, or concern; lacking…
aloof; indifferent
lacking emotion or drive
aloof
uninterested; showing no concern; emotionally removed or dist…
apathetic
indifferent; showing no caring, interest, or concern; lacking…
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 15
compliant
fawning
obsequious
servile
yielding; submissive
gaining the favor of another by acting overly kind or by usin…
obeying or performing a service for someone in an overly atte…
slave-like; very humble and submissive
compliant
yielding; submissive
fawning
gaining the favor of another by acting overly kind or by usin…
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 37
allusion
anecdote
catharsis
euphemism
an indirect reference, often to a character or theme found in…
a short autobiographical account or snippet from someone's pa…
an emotional cleansing or release of emotional tensions, fear…
a more pleasant word or phrase that replaces another that is…
allusion
an indirect reference, often to a character or theme found in…
anecdote
a short autobiographical account or snippet from someone's pa…
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 27
extraneous
frivolous
incidental
inconsequential
not necessary; not an essential part; not relevant
not having substance, a sense of importance, or seriousness;…
less important; minor
irrelevant; of no significance; unimportant
extraneous
not necessary; not an essential part; not relevant
frivolous
not having substance, a sense of importance, or seriousness;…
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 39
anomalies
bias
paragon
prototype
rarities; things or people that deviate from the normal devia…
an opinion or one-sided outlook
someone or something that is the very best model or example;…
the original form of something that has essentially the same…
anomalies
rarities; things or people that deviate from the normal devia…
bias
an opinion or one-sided outlook
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SAT Hot words
insurgent
impetuous
judicious
listless
rebel or revolutionary
acting quickly without care
done with good judgement or sense
lacking energy
insurgent
rebel or revolutionary
impetuous
acting quickly without care
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 38
anthology
attribute
connote
dissonance
a collection of short stories and/or poems; sometimes a colle…
a characteristic, property, or quality of something or someone
to suggest or imply something beyond a word's literal or dict…
disagreement, discord, or conflict; unpleasant sounds, cacoph…
anthology
a collection of short stories and/or poems; sometimes a colle…
attribute
a characteristic, property, or quality of something or someone
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 5
allay
alleviate
ameliorate
appease
To lessen fear; to calm; to relieve pain
To lessen pain or discomfort
To make better; to lessen pain, difficulty, or tension
To make tranquil or quiet, especially by giving into another'…
allay
To lessen fear; to calm; to relieve pain
alleviate
To lessen pain or discomfort
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 10
adversity
conflagration
confounding
cryptic
great trouble or difficulty
a huge fire, an inferno
puzzling; baffling
hidden; hard to understand; mysterious; obscure
adversity
great trouble or difficulty
conflagration
a huge fire, an inferno
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 6
affable
amiable
amicable
congenial
Easy to talk to; easy to approach; kind, amiable
friendly, kind
showing goodwill; peaceable
compatible; having kindred needs or tastes; sympathetic
affable
Easy to talk to; easy to approach; kind, amiable
amiable
friendly, kind
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 7
animosity
antagonism
bellicose
belligerent
Hatred; ill will
Hatred or hostility
Of a quarrelsome nature; eager to fight; warlike
Taking part in war or fighting
animosity
Hatred; ill will
antagonism
Hatred or hostility
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 8
altruistic
benevolent
largess
lavish
showing an unselfish concern for others
giving freely and easily to others; charitable; kind
generous giving
generous in giving to others or in spending money
altruistic
showing an unselfish concern for others
benevolent
giving freely and easily to others; charitable; kind
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 9
austere
avaricious
frugal
mercenary
having great economy; showing self-control when it comes to f…
greedy
careful with money; thrifty; not prodigal or wasteful
greedy for self-gain; thinking of only money-making
austere
having great economy; showing self-control when it comes to f…
avaricious
greedy
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SAT: Hot Prospects Words
abate
accolade
acquiesce
acrid
V. subside; decrease, lessen
N. award of meritq
V. assent; agree without protesting
ADJ. sharp; bitterly pungent
abate
V. subside; decrease, lessen
accolade
N. award of meritq
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SAT - HOT WORDS
abase (v.)
abate (v.)
abet (v.)
abnegation (n.)
to humiliate, degrade
to reduce, lessen
to aid, help, encourage
denial of comfort to oneself
abase (v.)
to humiliate, degrade
abate (v.)
to reduce, lessen
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Hot words sat #22
chary
circumspect
conscientious
exacting
cautious; wary
careful and cautious before acting
relating to doing what one knows is right; scrupulous
requiring a great deal of care or effort; painstaking
chary
cautious; wary
circumspect
careful and cautious before acting
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Hot Words SAT 1
brevity
concise
laconic
pithy
brief or concise in speech or writing
using few words in speech or writing
using few words in speech
brief and full of meaning and substance
brevity
brief or concise in speech or writing
concise
using few words in speech or writing
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Hot Words SAT 2
bombastic
circumlocution
colloquial
diffuse
using words in pompous, showy, way, speaking to impress
speak in circles, round about speech
pertaining to common everyday speech, conversational
spread out, not concise, wordy
bombastic
using words in pompous, showy, way, speaking to impress
circumlocution
speak in circles, round about speech
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Hot Words for the SAT, Lesson 10
adversity
conflagration
confounding
cryptic
n. great trouble or difficulty
n. a huge fire, an inferno
adj. puzzling; baffling
adj. hidden; hard to understand; mysterious; obscure
adversity
n. great trouble or difficulty
conflagration
n. a huge fire, an inferno
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Hot words SAT 18
acoustics
cacophony
clamor
din
n, the quality of sound, pertaining to how it is heard based…
n, lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket
n, unpleasant sound; noise
n, ongoing loud sound; noise
acoustics
n, the quality of sound, pertaining to how it is heard based…
cacophony
n, lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket
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Hot Words for SAT, Lesson 8
altruistic
benevolent
largess
lavish
ADJ. showing an unselfish concern for others
ADJ. giving freely and easily to others; charitable; kind
N. generous giving
ADJ. generous in giving to others or in spending money
altruistic
ADJ. showing an unselfish concern for others
benevolent
ADJ. giving freely and easily to others; charitable; kind
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Hot Vocabulary Words for the SAT
brevity
concise
laconic
pithy
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
using few words in speaking or writing
using few words in speech
brief and full of meaning and substance; concise
brevity
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
concise
using few words in speaking or writing
Hot Words For the SAT 13
aloof
apathetic
detached
impassive
uninterested; showing no concern; emotionally removed or dist…
indifferent; showing no caring, interest, or concern; lacking…
aloof; indifferent
lacking emotion or drive
aloof
uninterested; showing no concern; emotionally removed or dist…
apathetic
indifferent; showing no caring, interest, or concern; lacking…
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Hot words for the SAT
aberration
abstinence
abstract
acclaim
n. a deviating from the right path or unusual course of actio…
n. the giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink
adj. theoretical, not applied or practical; not concrete; har…
n. loud applause; approval. (When used as a verb, it means "t…
aberration
n. a deviating from the right path or unusual course of actio…
abstinence
n. the giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink
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Hot Words for the SAT Lesson 1
brevity
concise
laconic
pithy
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
using few words in speaking or writing
using few words in speech
brief and full of meaning and substance; concise
brevity
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
concise
using few words in speaking or writing
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