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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
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
SAT Reading
encroach
modicum
conciliatory
miffed
Intrude
A small amount
Pacifying
Upset, irritated
encroach
Intrude
modicum
A small amount
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
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
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
SAT READING
casual
celebrated
accolade
garnered
a.冷漠的
歌颂
嘉奖
gain=collect
casual
a.冷漠的
celebrated
歌颂
SAT Reading
Sentence Completion
Critical Reading(Paragraphs)
Metaphor
Simile
-Cover up the answer... -Read the sentence... -Underline the clue(g…
-Read the italicized blurb... -Read the question... -Translate the…
-Helps create a picture for the reader by comparing something…
-Helps create a picture for the reader by comparing something…
Sentence Completion
-Cover up the answer... -Read the sentence... -Underline the clue(g…
Critical Reading(Paragraphs)
-Read the italicized blurb... -Read the question... -Translate the…
19 terms
SAT Reading
Exponent
Besiege
Imposing
Attire
Advocate
Beleaguer
Grand,august
Dress,clothe
Exponent
Advocate
Besiege
Beleaguer
14 terms
Reading SAT
progeny
profuse
protuberant
propound
Offspring
(adj.) very abundant; given or flowing freely
protruding; bulging
to set forth or propose; to offer for consideration
progeny
Offspring
profuse
(adj.) very abundant; given or flowing freely
66 terms
SAT Reading
Aesthetic
Aesthetic
Aesthetic
Allusion
artistic, related to the appreciation of beauty
We hired Susan as our interior decorator because she has such…
(adj.) artistic, related to the appreciation of beauty (We hi…
(n). the act or practice of making a casual or indirect refer…
Aesthetic
artistic, related to the appreciation of beauty
Aesthetic
We hired Susan as our interior decorator because she has such…
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…
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
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
6 terms
SAT READING
Bolster
Delineate
Aesthetic
Attribute
Support main idea/position
Outline/describe
Artistic
Characteristic
Bolster
Support main idea/position
Delineate
Outline/describe
9 terms
SAT Reading
Indispensable
Contradict
Fertile
Succession
不可缺少的
与相矛盾
富饶的
继位
Indispensable
不可缺少的
Contradict
与相矛盾
SAT Reading
treacherous
dreary
malleable
sculptural
guilty of betrayal; (of ground, water, conditions, etc) dange…
dull, lifeless; depressing
easily influenced; (metals) capable of being shaped or bent
relating to sculpture
treacherous
guilty of betrayal; (of ground, water, conditions, etc) dange…
dreary
dull, lifeless; depressing
11 terms
SAT Reading
Splendor
Sentimental
Laud
Verdict
great and impressive beauty
having or expressing strong feelings of love, sadness, etc.,…
to praise (someone or something)
a judgment or opinion about somethin
Splendor
great and impressive beauty
Sentimental
having or expressing strong feelings of love, sadness, etc.,…
19 terms
SAT Reading
Obscure
Ecclesiastical
Harassment
Whirl
模糊的
教会的
骚扰
旋转
Obscure
模糊的
Ecclesiastical
教会的
15 terms
SAT Reading
Census
Correspondent
Employ
Inflate
A demographic survey
Reporter/ Journalist
Contract
Boost/ raise
Census
A demographic survey
Correspondent
Reporter/ Journalist
37 terms
SAT Reading
Test 1
mediation
imposition
impartiality
Test 1
取次ぎ、調停
迷惑
公平、中立
Test 1
Test 1
mediation
取次ぎ、調停
44 terms
SAT Reading
tarnish/sully
mnemonic
equivocal
idiosyncratic/eccentric/aberrant
to make dirty
something used to remember
intentionally vague
abnormal
tarnish/sully
to make dirty
mnemonic
something used to remember
13 terms
Sat reading
Atrophy
Criterion
Discourse
Exacting
Waste away
Standard by which things are judged
Discussion
Demanding
Atrophy
Waste away
Criterion
Standard by which things are judged
37 terms
Sat reading
Claims
Major claim
Secondary claims
Claim keywords
Point author makes and supports wiyh evidence
Central idea
Support the major claims
Therefore, thus, hence, this means/suggests, it follows that,…
Claims
Point author makes and supports wiyh evidence
Major claim
Central idea
Reading SAT
Botanical
Enrich
Porcelain
Quonset
Having to do with plants
To make richer; finer or wealthier in some quality
fine, white, translucent earth ware that is usually hard
a prebuilt shelter made of metal shaped in a semicircle arch
Botanical
Having to do with plants
Enrich
To make richer; finer or wealthier in some quality
20 terms
SAT READING
imposition
deference
construe
detrimental
something imposed, as a burden or duty; an unusual or extraor…
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, w…
to give the meaning or intention of; explain; interpret.
causing detriment, as loss or injury; damaging; harmful.
imposition
something imposed, as a burden or duty; an unusual or extraor…
deference
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, w…
Reading SAT
Bolster
Delineate
Depict
Discredit
To support an idea or position
To outline or describe with care
To represent or portray vividly
To disbelieve; to cause a loss of confidence in
Bolster
To support an idea or position
Delineate
To outline or describe with care
13 terms
SAT Reading
Main Idea
Point of View/Tone
Conclusion
First paragraph & Opening Italics
What is this passage about in general?
How does the author feel about this subject?
What happened in the end?
Will reveal the main idea. Very important.
Main Idea
What is this passage about in general?
Point of View/Tone
How does the author feel about this subject?
Sat reading
Able, ible
Ac, ic, ical
Acious, icious
Ant, ent
Capable of
Like, related
Full of
Full of
Able, ible
Capable of
Ac, ic, ical
Like, related
40 terms
SAT Reading
Unfathomable
Fathomable
Encompass
Equip
Hard to understand
Understand
Cover, include
Provide
Unfathomable
Hard to understand
Fathomable
Understand
6 terms
SAT Reading
excerpt
innate
seize
avidity
(n.) a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; (v.) to take…
(adj.) natural, inborn, inherent; built-in
fascinate
n. Greediness.
excerpt
(n.) a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; (v.) to take…
innate
(adj.) natural, inborn, inherent; built-in
93 terms
Sat Reading
Emulate
Polemical
Munificence
Magnanimous
To imitate, copy
Contraversial
Generous with money
Generous with forgiveness
Emulate
To imitate, copy
Polemical
Contraversial
12 terms
Reading SAT
affable
affirmation
aggregate
alleviate
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.
the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed.
a whole formed by combining several (typically disparate) ele…
make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
affable
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.
affirmation
the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed.
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
50 terms
Reading SAT
Somber
Juxtaposition
xenophobic
Mural
gloomy
place or deal with close together for contrasting effect
showing dislike of people from other countries
Painting and artwork on a wall
Somber
gloomy
Juxtaposition
place or deal with close together for contrasting effect
12 terms
SAT Reading
self-deprecating
ambivalent
skeptical
indignant
adj. 自貶的
adj.矛盾的, 好惡相克的
adj. 懷疑的
adj.憤怒的, 憤慨的
self-deprecating
adj. 自貶的
ambivalent
adj.矛盾的, 好惡相克的
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…
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…
106 terms
SAT Reading
platform
acquaintance
as to
undesireability
讲台
熟人
about to
不良;不愉快
platform
讲台
acquaintance
熟人
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…
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…
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…
50 terms
SAT Reading
hobble
expedite
disseminate
augment
蹒跚
促进
宣传;散布
增大
hobble
蹒跚
expedite
促进
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…
58 terms
SAT Reading
Affect
Afford
Appreciate
Appropriate
(v)- to take on, assume... (adj)- behaving in an artificial/pret…
Grant (an opportunity)
To take into account, recognize the merits of, OR to increase…
To take from, steal
Affect
(v)- to take on, assume... (adj)- behaving in an artificial/pret…
Afford
Grant (an opportunity)
31 terms
SAT Reading
reading comprehension method
read actively
US and World Literature Passage
History/Social Studies
-active reading (take notes and ask yourself question)... -read…
-take notes, ask questions (is author taking a side, tone, pu…
-multiple characters... -multiple opinions ... -tone is more emotio…
-usually descriptive, objective, not narrative, specific purp…
reading comprehension method
-active reading (take notes and ask yourself question)... -read…
read actively
-take notes, ask questions (is author taking a side, tone, pu…
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…
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