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17 terms
SAT reading
stipulation
gesticulation
illustrate
beaver
(n) a demand or condition of an agreement
(n) lively or excited gesture
(v) to explain or make clear using examples, charts, or graphs
(n) a kind of large semiaquatic rodent
stipulation
(n) a demand or condition of an agreement
gesticulation
(n) lively or excited gesture
46 terms
Reading comprehension SAT book
Covert
Spiteful
Superficial remark
Travialize
Hidden
Showing a desire to anger someone
insignificant, shallow, petty
To make something appear unimportant
Covert
Hidden
Spiteful
Showing a desire to anger someone
17 terms
Read Book SAT Vocab
Baptized
Massacre
Schooner
Cormorant
Christen
An indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people
Sailing ship with 2 or more masts
...
Baptized
Christen
Massacre
An indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people
5 terms
SAT Reading
paradox
postulate
convey
dealt a blow
a strange, confusing situation that seems impossible but is t…
suggest an idea
to carry from one place to another
disproved or held back
paradox
a strange, confusing situation that seems impossible but is t…
postulate
suggest an idea
67 terms
Gruber's SAT Reading Book
pacifism
oblivion
ominous
glaring
Belief in peace and refuse to fight in wars.
State of being forgotten
Menacing; threatening
unnoticeable
pacifism
Belief in peace and refuse to fight in wars.
oblivion
State of being forgotten
18 terms
SAT Reading Book Words A-C
Affect (verb)
Affect (adj)
Afford
Appreciate
To Take On, assume, affected
behaving in an artificial way; pretentious
Grant (or be given an opportunity)
To take into account, recognize the merits of OR to increase…
Affect (verb)
To Take On, assume, affected
Affect (adj)
behaving in an artificial way; pretentious
70 terms
SAT Reading
encroach
modicum
conciliatory
miffed
Intrude
A small amount
Pacifying
Upset, irritated
encroach
Intrude
modicum
A small amount
50 terms
SAT Reading List D
dabble
dapper
daunting
dawdle
A.transitive verb... 用...嬉水 ‹hands, feet›... to dabble one's finger…
|ˈdæpə(r)|... adjective... 精干利落的... = smart, spruce, trim, debonair, n…
|ˈdɔːntɪŋ|... adjective... = intimidating, formidable, disconcertin…
|ˈdɔːdl|... intransitive verb... = water time, idle, procrastinate…
dabble
A.transitive verb... 用...嬉水 ‹hands, feet›... to dabble one's finger…
dapper
|ˈdæpə(r)|... adjective... 精干利落的... = smart, spruce, trim, debonair, n…
36 terms
SAT Reading List H
hallucination
hamper
handicap
haphazard
|həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃn|... noun... 幻觉
|ˈhæmpə(r)|... noun... ①(basket)有盖的大篮子... picnic hamper British... 野餐食品篮…
|ˈhændɪkæp|... A.noun... ①dated or offensive (physical disability)残…
|hæpˈhæzəd|... adjective... (unorganized)杂乱的 ‹arrangement, plan›... (r…
hallucination
|həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃn|... noun... 幻觉
hamper
|ˈhæmpə(r)|... noun... ①(basket)有盖的大篮子... picnic hamper British... 野餐食品篮…
43 terms
SAT Reading List G
gaffe
gaiety
gainsay
gallant
|gæf|... noun... an unintentional act or tackless remark causing em…
gaiety |ˈgeɪəti|... nounUncountable... ①(cheerfulness)快乐... ②(festivit…
|ˌgeɪnˈseɪ|... transitive verb... formal 反驳 ‹argument, account, sta…
|ˈgælənt|... adjective... ①(brave)勇敢的 ‹person, deed, fight›... ②(chiva…
gaffe
|gæf|... noun... an unintentional act or tackless remark causing em…
gaiety
gaiety |ˈgeɪəti|... nounUncountable... ①(cheerfulness)快乐... ②(festivit…
245 terms
SAT Reading
Pealolithic
Empiricism
Forensic
Handprint
adj.旧石器时代的
n.实证论,经验论
adj.辩论的,法院的
n.手印
Pealolithic
adj.旧石器时代的
Empiricism
n.实证论,经验论
50 terms
SAT Reading List F
facetious
facile
faction
fallible
|fəˈsiːʃəs|... adjective... = flippant, flip, glib, frivolous, tong…
|ˈfæsaɪl, American ˈfæsl|... adjective... ①(superficial, simplistic…
faction |ˈfækʃn|... noun... ①Countable(group)派别... ②Uncountable(discor…
|ˈfæləbl|... adjective... ①(prone to error)易犯错的... ②(imperfect)会出错的 ‹m…
facetious
|fəˈsiːʃəs|... adjective... = flippant, flip, glib, frivolous, tong…
facile
|ˈfæsaɪl, American ˈfæsl|... adjective... ①(superficial, simplistic…
230 terms
SAT READING
casual
celebrated
accolade
garnered
a.冷漠的
歌颂
嘉奖
gain=collect
casual
a.冷漠的
celebrated
歌颂
52 terms
SAT Reading List C
coalesce
coalition
coax
coerce
|ˌkəʊəˈles|... intransitive verb... = merge, unite, join together,…
|ˌkəʊəˈlɪʃn|... noun... = alliance, caucus, amalgamation... especially…
|kəʊks|... transitive verb... = persuade = cojale = beguile = seduc…
|kəʊˈɜːs|... transitive verb... = force = compel = oblige ... 胁迫... to co…
coalesce
|ˌkəʊəˈles|... intransitive verb... = merge, unite, join together,…
coalition
|ˌkəʊəˈlɪʃn|... noun... = alliance, caucus, amalgamation... especially…
52 terms
SAT Reading List B
backfire
brook
baffle
balk
①Automobile «vehicle, engine» 逆火... ②(have opposite effect)«plan…
|brʊk|... 1. noun... 溪流... a babbling brook潺潺小溪... 2. transitive verb... for…
A.transitive verb... ①(perplex = confound = befuddle = bewilder…
verb... 阻碍 ‹plan, scheme›... to balk [somebody] of ...... 阻止某人得到...... he…
backfire
①Automobile «vehicle, engine» 逆火... ②(have opposite effect)«plan…
brook
|brʊk|... 1. noun... 溪流... a babbling brook潺潺小溪... 2. transitive verb... for…
50 terms
SAT Reading List A
abase
abate
abdicate
abet
to abase oneself before [somebody]... 在某人面前低声下气
«flood, temperature» 减退 ; «epidemic, pain, anger» 减轻 ; «feeli…
①(renounce)退出... to abdicate the throne... «monarch»退位... ②(fail to fu…
怂恿 ‹person›; 唆使 ‹crime, accomplice›... to aid and abet [somebody…
abase
to abase oneself before [somebody]... 在某人面前低声下气
abate
«flood, temperature» 减退 ; «epidemic, pain, anger» 减轻 ; «feeli…
88 terms
SAT Reading List I
ideological
incidental
idle
idol
adjective... 意识形态的
|ˌɪnsɪˈdentl|... A.adjective... ①(occurring as minor consequence)次要…
PHRASAL VERBS... |ˈaɪdl|... A.adjective... ①(unoccupied)空闲的 ‹moments,…
|ˈaɪdl|... noun... ①Religion 神像... ②(hero)偶像... a football/fallen idol... 足球…
ideological
adjective... 意识形态的
incidental
|ˌɪnsɪˈdentl|... A.adjective... ①(occurring as minor consequence)次要…
54 terms
SAT Reading List E
egoism
ebb
eccentric
eclectic
|ˌegəʊˈsentrɪk,ˈiːg-, American ˈiːg-|... adjective... 以自我为中心的
|eb|... A.noun... ①literal (tide)退潮... the tide is on the ebb... 正在退潮... the…
|ɪkˈsentrɪk|... A.adjective... ①= unconventional, uncommon, abnorma…
|ɪˈklektɪk|... A.adjective... = wide-ranging, broad-based, extensiv…
egoism
|ˌegəʊˈsentrɪk,ˈiːg-, American ˈiːg-|... adjective... 以自我为中心的
ebb
|eb|... A.noun... ①literal (tide)退潮... the tide is on the ebb... 正在退潮... the…
62 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 1
Receptive
Scuttle
Brazier
Lacquer
1) Having the quality of receiving or taking in... 2) Quick to r…
To run with quick, hasty steps... ; Scurry, hurry
Metal receptacle for holding live coal or other fuel, as for…
Protective coating made of resin on surfaces of wood... ; Coatin…
Receptive
1) Having the quality of receiving or taking in... 2) Quick to r…
Scuttle
To run with quick, hasty steps... ; Scurry, hurry
64 terms
Reading Comprehension Vocab From SAT Book 2013
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
having a sense of the beautiful; characterized by a love of b…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
having mixed feelings about someone or something; being unabl…
a short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
aesthetic
having a sense of the beautiful; characterized by a love of b…
allusion
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
44 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 4
Consummation
Sustenance
Indifferent
Cache
the act of completing or bringing to a state of perfection... ;…
1) means of sustaining life; nourishment... 2) means of liveliho…
1) without interest or concern; not caring... 2) having no bias…
1) a hiding place, especially underground... 2) anything so hidd…
Consummation
the act of completing or bringing to a state of perfection... ;…
Sustenance
1) means of sustaining life; nourishment... 2) means of liveliho…
52 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 3
Ample
Sullen
Admonition
Besiege
fully sufficient or more than adequate... ; abundant, bountiful,…
1) showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence... 2) glo…
act of cautioning, advising, or counseling against something…
to crowd around or surround... ; surround, trap, encircle
Ample
fully sufficient or more than adequate... ; abundant, bountiful,…
Sullen
1) showing irritation or ill humor by a gloomy silence... 2) glo…
64 terms
SAT Reading: 64 Passage-reading Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
relating to beauty, artistic
an indirect reference
uncertain; having mixed feelings
a short account of an interesting or humorous incident
aesthetic
relating to beauty, artistic
allusion
an indirect reference
51 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 2
Irksome
Tedious
Nuisance
Tumult
annoying and irritating... ; exasperating, tiresome, annoying
1) long and tiresome... 2) wordy so as to cause weariness and bo…
an obnoxious or annoying thing or person... ; annoyance, bothera…
1) violent and noisy commotion of a crowd... 2) distressing agit…
Irksome
annoying and irritating... ; exasperating, tiresome, annoying
Tedious
1) long and tiresome... 2) wordy so as to cause weariness and bo…
64 terms
Vocab-SAT Reading Comprehension
Aesthetic
Allusion
Ambivalent
Anecdote
appreciative of the beautiful
passing reference or indirect mention
characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes
short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
Aesthetic
appreciative of the beautiful
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
45 terms
SAT Reading 1
observation
reasoning
induction
deduction
Information obtained through the senses.
A mental activity that consists of organizing information or…
A method of reasoning by which a rhetor collects a number of…
A method of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessari…
observation
Information obtained through the senses.
reasoning
A mental activity that consists of organizing information or…
32 terms
SAT Blue Book: Critical Reading Vocabulary
Divisive
Vociferous
Garrulous
Trivial
Tending to cause disagreement/hostility. Creating dissension…
Crying out noisily
Excessively talkative in a rambling manner -- especially abou…
Of very little importance or value; insignificant
Divisive
Tending to cause disagreement/hostility. Creating dissension…
Vociferous
Crying out noisily
55 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 6
Conscious
Turmoil
Abide
Millenium
1) aware of one's own existence... 2) fully aware of something... ;…
a state of great commotion, confusion, or disturbance... ; chaos…
1) to remain or continue... 2) to dwell... ; continue, endure, pers…
a period of thousand years
Conscious
1) aware of one's own existence... 2) fully aware of something... ;…
Turmoil
a state of great commotion, confusion, or disturbance... ; chaos…
25 terms
SAT Words Bonus Reading
Avarice
Indict
Unkempt
Cloister
Greedy
Charged with a crime
Messy; Sloppy
To be closed off from the outside worldV
Avarice
Greedy
Indict
Charged with a crime
57 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 8
Prosaic
Infallible
Pictorial
Supersede
commonplace or dull... ; unimaginative, humdrum, banal
absolutely trustworthy or sure... ; unerring, dependable, flawless
pertaining to, expressed in, or of the nature of a picture... ;…
to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, or acceptance…
Prosaic
commonplace or dull... ; unimaginative, humdrum, banal
Infallible
absolutely trustworthy or sure... ; unerring, dependable, flawless
55 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 7
Reclusive
Prodigious
Resilience
Inaugural
1) noun - a person who lives in seclusion or apart from socie…
1) extraordinary in size, amount, or extent... 2) wonderful or m…
1) the power to return to the original form after being bent…
1) of or relating to making a formal beginning of... 2) marking…
Reclusive
1) noun - a person who lives in seclusion or apart from socie…
Prodigious
1) extraordinary in size, amount, or extent... 2) wonderful or m…
48 terms
FLEX NEW SAT READING BOOK LESSON 5
Acclaim
Torpor
Invariable
Zeal
1) to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and appr…
1) sluggish inactivity... 2) lethargic indifference... ; lethargy,…
not changing or capable of being changed... ; static, uniform, c…
fervor for a person, cause, or thing; eager desire... ; enthusia…
Acclaim
1) to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and appr…
Torpor
1) sluggish inactivity... 2) lethargic indifference... ; lethargy,…
9 terms
SAT Critical Reading Work book ans 4
inquisitive
equitable
enthusiastic
gratify
curious
Fair
Ardent
to please
inquisitive
curious
equitable
Fair
24 terms
SAT READING
Proficient
Factotum
Facsimile
Facile
Skilled at; highly knowlegeable of
An assistant who does a variety of jobs
A copy or imitation
To simplistic or easy
Proficient
Skilled at; highly knowlegeable of
Factotum
An assistant who does a variety of jobs
23 terms
SAT READING
Adherent
Incoherent
Inherent
Diffuse
A follower of a person or idea
Not able to be understood; nonsensical
Existing as a natural part
Not concentrated or focused; wordy/ to spread out or distribute
Adherent
A follower of a person or idea
Incoherent
Not able to be understood; nonsensical
SAT reading
reflect
provisional
in particular
tackle
ასახვა ლიტერატურაში
დროებითი,წინასწარი
კერძოდ
შებმა,ენერგიულად ხელის მოკიდება
reflect
ასახვა ლიტერატურაში
provisional
დროებითი,წინასწარი
15 terms
SAT Reading: Tone / Attitude Vocabulary
apathetic
contemptuous
didactic
disdainful
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
scornful, looking down at others with a sneering attitude
intended to teach or instruct
showing contempt or lack of respect
apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
contemptuous
scornful, looking down at others with a sneering attitude
91 terms
SAT OG reading-Test 4
verifiable
yearning
simultaneously
consummation
adj. 可证实的;能作证的;可检验的
n. 渴望;怀念;同情
adv. 同时地
n. 圆满成功;完成;成就;达到极点
verifiable
adj. 可证实的;能作证的;可检验的
yearning
n. 渴望;怀念;同情
104 terms
SAT OG reading-Test 3
ample
sullen
betook
promptly
adj. 丰富的;足够的;宽敞的
adj. 愠怒的,不高兴的;(天气)阴沉的;沉闷的
v. 致力于(betake的过去式)
adv. 迅速地;立即地;敏捷地
ample
adj. 丰富的;足够的;宽敞的
sullen
adj. 愠怒的,不高兴的;(天气)阴沉的;沉闷的
Vocabulary SAT Reading Set 2
essential
avoidances
brusquely
innocent
absolutely necessary; extremely important
the action of keeping away from or not doing something
abruptly
not guilty of a crime or offence:
essential
absolutely necessary; extremely important
avoidances
the action of keeping away from or not doing something
10 terms
Reading SAT
Accommodating
Crestfallen
Dwindle
Economy
(adj)-eager to please, agreeable; willing to help... S: Obligati…
(adj)-dejected, depressed, downcast... S: Downcast A: Cheerful
(v)-to become less, to fade or waste away... S: Decrease A: Incr…
(n)-careful management of money, materials, or resources to a…
Accommodating
(adj)-eager to please, agreeable; willing to help... S: Obligati…
Crestfallen
(adj)-dejected, depressed, downcast... S: Downcast A: Cheerful
20 terms
SAT Reading Section 1
provocative
ephemeral
skeptical
dismayed
provoking discussion; stimulating controversy; arousing a rea…
lasting a very short time
not easily convinced
cause someone to feel distress, struck with fear, discourage
provocative
provoking discussion; stimulating controversy; arousing a rea…
ephemeral
lasting a very short time
81 terms
SAT OG reading-Test 1
receptive
pound
shuttered
veranda
adj. 善于接受的;能容纳的
vi. 连续重击,猛击
adj. 有百叶窗的
n. 走廊,游廊;阳台
receptive
adj. 善于接受的;能容纳的
pound
vi. 连续重击,猛击
100 terms
NEW SAT (2016) READING TEST VOCABULARY
frank
earnest
imposition
anecdote*
candid, honest
Serious and sincere
an unwelcome demand; a burden
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
frank
candid, honest
earnest
Serious and sincere
32 terms
SAT/ACT Reading Terms
allusion
Analgous
Anecedote/personal anecdote
Argue a position
A reference to a well known piece of literature, historical e…
similar to (helps the reader compare what is being discussed…
A funny or interesting brief story or narrative, usually used…
To claim a particular viewpoint is correct and support that c…
allusion
A reference to a well known piece of literature, historical e…
Analgous
similar to (helps the reader compare what is being discussed…
94 terms
SAT OG reading-Test 2
baffle
irksome
nuisance
cramp
vt. 使...困惑;使...受挫折
adj. 令人厌烦的,讨厌的;令人厌恶的
n. 讨厌的人;损害;麻烦事;讨厌的东西
vt. 束缚,限制;使...抽筋;以铁箍扣紧
baffle
vt. 使...困惑;使...受挫折
irksome
adj. 令人厌烦的,讨厌的;令人厌恶的
10 terms
SAT Critical Reading Work Book Answer
spontaneity
efficacy
admonition
derailed
free in your choice of words
effectiveness in larger animals has been proven
warning or counsel
throw someone of track
spontaneity
free in your choice of words
efficacy
effectiveness in larger animals has been proven
349 terms
SAT reading
surefire
invigorate
flagging
seep out
准不会有错的,一定成功的
鼓舞,使精力充沛
weaking 衰弱的
渗出
surefire
准不会有错的,一定成功的
invigorate
鼓舞,使精力充沛
100 terms
NEW SAT (2016) READING TEST VOCABULARY
frank
earnest
imposition
anecdote
candid*
Serious and sincere
an unwelcome demand; a burden
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
frank
candid*
earnest
Serious and sincere
19 terms
SAT Reading
Exponent
Besiege
Imposing
Attire
Advocate
Beleaguer
Grand,august
Dress,clothe
Exponent
Advocate
Besiege
Beleaguer
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