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25 terms
English SAT Prep
Mentor
Mundane
Bizarre
Charlatan
a counselor or teacher
Ordinary
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical, fantastic
A fake; fraud; imposter; cheat
Mentor
a counselor or teacher
Mundane
Ordinary
176 terms
SAT PREP ENGLISH VOCAB.
Myriad
Futile
Adversary
Reprive
A Large Number
Useless
Enemy
Delay Of Punishment
Myriad
A Large Number
Futile
Useless
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
SAT prep English
Abasement
Billowing
Cower
Enhance
Humiliation
Swelling; fluttering; waving
Recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
Improve; make better or clearer
Abasement
Humiliation
Billowing
Swelling; fluttering; waving
30 terms
English SAT prep vocab
Absolve
Adamant
Amiable
Amoral
To clear of guilt
Firm
Good-natured
Lacking ethical principles
Absolve
To clear of guilt
Adamant
Firm
245 terms
SAT English Prep
abjure
abrogate
acerbic
acrimony
to reject or renounce
to abolish
bitter in tone or taste
bitterness or disagreement
abjure
to reject or renounce
abrogate
to abolish
49 terms
English SAT Prep Words
apathy
candor
enigma
indifferent
absence of passion, emotion, or excitement
frankness, honest
a mystery, difficult to understand or explain
having no preferance
apathy
absence of passion, emotion, or excitement
candor
frankness, honest
45 terms
English SAT Prep Vocab
abdicate
circumspect
diffident
ebullient
to surrender
examining carefully all circumstances and possible consequences
lacking in self confidence
overflowing with excitement or liveliness
abdicate
to surrender
circumspect
examining carefully all circumstances and possible consequences
15 terms
SAT PREP English Words
irksome
antipathy
inexorable
empathy
irritating; annoying
a deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion.
impossible to stop or prevent.
the ability to understand and share the feelings of another
irksome
irritating; annoying
antipathy
a deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion.
15 terms
SAT Prep- English Vocab
canard
wont
etymology
cortege
n. a deliberately misleading story
adj. likely
n. the history of a word; the study of word
n. a group of attendants; a retinue
canard
n. a deliberately misleading story
wont
adj. likely
92 terms
English SAT Prep Words
Expendable
Billowing
Cower
Labyrinth
Not essential
Swelling; fluttering; waving
Recoil in fear or severity; shrink away from.
A maze.
Expendable
Not essential
Billowing
Swelling; fluttering; waving
10 terms
SAT Prep English; 11th
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Attribute
Noun. The practice of taking small parts and seeing how they…
Noun. To elaborate or enhance in detail
Verb. Communicate
Verb. Consider as caused by
Analysis
Noun. The practice of taking small parts and seeing how they…
Develop
Noun. To elaborate or enhance in detail
26 terms
Sat Prep English Midterm
machination
martinet
neologism
olfactory
An evil design or plan
A strict disciplinarian; taskmaster
A new word or expression
Pertaining to smell
machination
An evil design or plan
martinet
A strict disciplinarian; taskmaster
20 terms
SAT prep English vocav
Potent
Haughty
Tenacious
Cognizant
Adj. Strong
Adj. Arrogant
Adj. Ambitions
Adj. Aware
Potent
Adj. Strong
Haughty
Adj. Arrogant
494 terms
SAT English Prep
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
Hate
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
Fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
Hate
Bigot
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
English sat prep
Objective
Acquiesce
Disparage
Prosaic
Aimed for
Accepting without protest
Regard as being of little worth
Lacking poetic beauty
Objective
Aimed for
Acquiesce
Accepting without protest
10 terms
SAT prep English
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Atrribute
Looking closely
Elaborate detail
Communication
Consider as caused by
Analysis
Looking closely
Develop
Elaborate detail
10 terms
Sat prep English
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Attribute
The practice of looking closely at small parts to see how the…
To elaborate in detail
Communicate
Consider as caused by
Analysis
The practice of looking closely at small parts to see how the…
Develop
To elaborate in detail
10 terms
SAT Prep English
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Attribute
Noun. The practice of looking at small parts to see what it i…
Verb. Enhance in detail
Verb. To communicate
Verb. Consider as caused by.
Analysis
Noun. The practice of looking at small parts to see what it i…
Develop
Verb. Enhance in detail
10 terms
SAT Prep English
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Attribute
The practice of looking cloesly at small parts to see how the…
To elaborate or enhance in detail
Communicate
Consider as caused by
Analysis
The practice of looking cloesly at small parts to see how the…
Develop
To elaborate or enhance in detail
20 terms
English Vocab SAT prep
aberration
abhor
belligerent
benefactor
straying for typical behavior
hate
hostile, harsh
one who gives gifts
aberration
straying for typical behavior
abhor
hate
40 terms
English SAT Prep Vocab
Didactic
Sardonically
Imperious
Impervious
to teach; teaching tone
scornful, mocking
Haughty, proud
not permitting passage or penetration
Didactic
to teach; teaching tone
Sardonically
scornful, mocking
10 terms
SAT PREP ENGLISH
Develop
Analysis
Convey
Attribute
Elaborate or enhance in detail
The practice of looking closely at small parts to see how the…
Communicate
Consider as caused by
Develop
Elaborate or enhance in detail
Analysis
The practice of looking closely at small parts to see how the…
10 terms
Sat prep English
Analysis
Develop-
Convey
Attribute
Noun. The practice of looking closely at small parts to see h…
To elaborate or enhance in detail
Communicate
Consider as caused by
Analysis
Noun. The practice of looking closely at small parts to see h…
Develop-
To elaborate or enhance in detail
15 terms
Sat prep English
Baffle(v.)
Cinema(n.)
Despise(v.)
Ebullient(adj.)
Bewilder; perplex; frustrate... Sentence: you baffle me... Synonym…
Movies; motion-picture industry... Sentence: lets go to the cin…
Look down on with contempt or disgust; loathe; regard as infe…
Overflowing with enthusiasm; exuberant... Sentence: my parents…
Baffle(v.)
Bewilder; perplex; frustrate... Sentence: you baffle me... Synonym…
Cinema(n.)
Movies; motion-picture industry... Sentence: lets go to the cin…
60 terms
SAT English Vocabulary Prep
impervious
luminous
torrid
dulcet
(adj.) unable to be affected by
(adj.) full of or shedding light; bright or shining, especial…
(adj.) very hot and dry
(adj.) pleasing to the ear
impervious
(adj.) unable to be affected by
luminous
(adj.) full of or shedding light; bright or shining, especial…
10 terms
Sat prep English words
Main idea
Summarizing
Tone
Mood
Central thought
Reducing large sections
Authors attitude
Emotional effect
Main idea
Central thought
Summarizing
Reducing large sections
10 terms
SAT Prep English
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Attribute
The practice of looking closely at small parts to see how the…
To elaborate or enhance in detail.
Communicate.
Consider as caused by.
Analysis
The practice of looking closely at small parts to see how the…
Develop
To elaborate or enhance in detail.
22 terms
English sat prep
Circumnavigate (vb)
Circumvent (vb)
Contravene (vb)
Contradict (vb)
To sail or fly around
To get the better of something by craft and endinuity
To go against something, violate
Complete opposite of something
Circumnavigate (vb)
To sail or fly around
Circumvent (vb)
To get the better of something by craft and endinuity
18 terms
English SAT PREP
Figment
Nuance
Hallow
Delineate
Something that does not exsist
Brightness
Honor as holy
Describe or portray
Figment
Something that does not exsist
Nuance
Brightness
20 terms
English SAT Prep
Disseminate
Sagacious
Urbane
Melancholy
spread or disperse (something, especially information) widely
Good judgement
Polite and suave in manner
feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause
Disseminate
spread or disperse (something, especially information) widely
Sagacious
Good judgement
38 terms
SAT Prep (English)
Compound subjects joined by the word "…
Compound singular subjects joined by "…
Compound subjects which are a combinat…
Intervening words: the verb is not cha…
John and Carol are going to the movies
Neither John nor Carol wants to go
Neither the performers nor the director was pleased with the…
The characters in the allegory in the one book that stands ou…
Compound subjects joined by the word "…
John and Carol are going to the movies
Compound singular subjects joined by "…
Neither John nor Carol wants to go
10 terms
SAT Prep English: Vocab
Analysis:
Develop:
Convey:
Attribute:
Noun- The practice of looking closely at small parts to see h…
Verb- To elaborate or enhance in detail.
Verb- To go against.
Verb- consider as caused by.
Analysis:
Noun- The practice of looking closely at small parts to see h…
Develop:
Verb- To elaborate or enhance in detail.
8 terms
English SAT prep words
Mitigate
Translucent
Chasten
Poignant
Relieve, alleviate, make less intense
Partially transparent
To correct by punishment; to discipline
Deeply and sometimes painfully moving
Mitigate
Relieve, alleviate, make less intense
Translucent
Partially transparent
SAT Prep English Vocab
Ad hominem
Anachronism
Aphorism
Appeal to Authority
Attack "on the person" rather than an attack on his or her id…
Intentional or accidental clash between things from different…
Widely accepted truth, i.e. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it"
Suggestion that the reader should agree with an idea because…
Ad hominem
Attack "on the person" rather than an attack on his or her id…
Anachronism
Intentional or accidental clash between things from different…
10 terms
English vocab SAT PREP
tangible
retract
didactic
populist
capable of being touched; substantial or material
to draw back or in
serving to teach of instruct
an underdog; member of a political party that praises the com…
tangible
capable of being touched; substantial or material
retract
to draw back or in
10 terms
English SAT prep
retribution
innate
portent
judicious
punishment/vengeance that is deserved
inborn; inherent; not learned; existing from birth
omen of future event, usually a calamity
showing good judgment; sensible
retribution
punishment/vengeance that is deserved
innate
inborn; inherent; not learned; existing from birth
12 terms
English sat prep
Logos
Pathos
Ethos
Anecdote
The greek word for word, the logical appeal, used to convince…
The Greek word for suffering (pathetic, empathy, sympathy roo…
Greek word for character (root word is ethics) the ethical ap…
A short, interesting story about a real incident or person
Logos
The greek word for word, the logical appeal, used to convince…
Pathos
The Greek word for suffering (pathetic, empathy, sympathy roo…
21 terms
English SAT Prep
Abstemious
Acquisitive
Alienate
Alleviate
Restrained
Greedy
Cut off
Reduce
Abstemious
Restrained
Acquisitive
Greedy
13 terms
SAT English prep
Obscure
Pedantic
Trite
Jargon
Unclear
Instructive
Common place
Vocab used for a specific profession
Obscure
Unclear
Pedantic
Instructive
15 terms
SAT prep vocab- english
Pivotal
Placate
Plausible
Poignant
Crucial, something around which things turn
To soothe, to appease with concessions
Believable
Emotionally moving
Pivotal
Crucial, something around which things turn
Placate
To soothe, to appease with concessions
20 terms
SAT prep English
Adulterate
Ambidextrious
Augment
Bereft
To corrupt make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Able to use both hands both equally well; very skillful; dece…
Make larger, increase
Deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
To corrupt make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Ambidextrious
Able to use both hands both equally well; very skillful; dece…
18 terms
SAT Prep - English
affluent
auspicious
contingency
deprecate
wealthy
favorable;... promising
possibility;... unforeseen event
disapprove of;... criticize
affluent
wealthy
auspicious
favorable;... promising
10 terms
English vocab SAT PREP
bastion
clemency
infamous
hedonist
a fortified place; a person/place upholding particular values…
showing mercy; compassion
having an extremely bad reputation
one who is devoted to pleasure and self gratification
bastion
a fortified place; a person/place upholding particular values…
clemency
showing mercy; compassion
21 terms
English Vocab SAT Prep
Abrogate (verb)
Arcane (adj)... - Arcane jargon of NASA
Abstemious (adj)
Asperity (noun)
to abolish, do away with or annul, especially by authority; t…
known or understood by only a few
sparingly used; restricted to bare necessities
roughness, harshness in manner, or as surface, sound, climate…
Abrogate (verb)
to abolish, do away with or annul, especially by authority; t…
Arcane (adj)... - Arcane jargon of NASA
known or understood by only a few
29 terms
SAT prep- English
Dict
ped/pod
tele
spec
speak or say
feet
distance
look
Dict
speak or say
ped/pod
feet
SAT Prep English
allure
benighted
cynical
deviate
charm, entice
overtaken by darkness or night
attribute actions to self motives
to turn aside from a course
allure
charm, entice
benighted
overtaken by darkness or night
English SAT Prep Vocabulary
Exhaustive (adj.)
Despondent (adj.)
Miser (n.)
Zealot (n.)
Definition: Thorough-examining all elements.
Definition: Sorrowful, lacking hope-hopeless.
Definition: A greedy person.
Definition: A fanatic; an extremist.
Exhaustive (adj.)
Definition: Thorough-examining all elements.
Despondent (adj.)
Definition: Sorrowful, lacking hope-hopeless.
42 terms
SAT English prep vocab
Depict
Controversy
Undermine
Advocate
V., (depiction) to represent by drawing;to characterize in wo…
N., (controversial) a usually prolonged public dispute;an arg…
V., to weaken,sabotage,subvert, debilitate,destabilize
V., (advocacy) to support or urge by argument,especially publ…
Depict
V., (depiction) to represent by drawing;to characterize in wo…
Controversy
N., (controversial) a usually prolonged public dispute;an arg…
30 terms
SAT prep english
stoic (adj)
volatile (adj)
hedonistic (n)
idiom (n)
of or relating to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, w…
tending or threatening to break out into open violence; explo…
a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and…
a construction or expression of one language whose parts corr…
stoic (adj)
of or relating to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, w…
volatile (adj)
tending or threatening to break out into open violence; explo…
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