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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: 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
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
55 terms
Reading SAT Vocabulary Words
1. anachronistic
2. anecdote
3. assiduous
4. brusque
out-of-date, not attributed to the correct historical period
short, usually funny account of an event
Persistent, hard-working
Marked by rude or peremptory shortness
1. anachronistic
out-of-date, not attributed to the correct historical period
2. anecdote
short, usually funny account of an event
SAT Reading Vocabulary
forgery
rhetoric
audacious
efface... self-effacing
n... the crime of copying money, documents in order to cheat peo…
n... speech or writing that is intended to influence people, but…
adj... willing to take risks or to do something shocking
v... to make something disappear ... adj... not wanting to attract att…
forgery
n... the crime of copying money, documents in order to cheat peo…
rhetoric
n... speech or writing that is intended to influence people, but…
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
45 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary Words
Acknowledge
Articulate
Assertion
Attribute
to make known; to admit the truth or existence of; to express…
V- to speak clearly in distinct syllables; A- well-spoken
declaration or affirmation
to explain by indicating a cause; a characteristic
Acknowledge
to make known; to admit the truth or existence of; to express…
Articulate
V- to speak clearly in distinct syllables; A- well-spoken
SAT Reading Vocabulary 1
Serendipitous
Intrusive
Conspicuous
Admonition
Accidental
Too noticeable
Attract attention
A warning about sb's behaviour
Serendipitous
Accidental
Intrusive
Too noticeable
6 terms
SAT Critical Reading Vocabulary
Extended Analogy
Metaphor
Metaphorical Language
Simile
a passage that points out several similarities between two un…
figure of speech comparing two different things; does not use…
uses metaphors to compare unlike things
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Extended Analogy
a passage that points out several similarities between two un…
Metaphor
figure of speech comparing two different things; does not use…
12 terms
SAT - reading comprehension vocabulary
Belie
Concur
Contempt
Debunk
Misrepresent - to show (something) to be false - to run count…
To act together, agree, coincide
The act of dispising - disobediance to or open disrespect for…
To expose the sham or falseness of
Belie
Misrepresent - to show (something) to be false - to run count…
Concur
To act together, agree, coincide
26 terms
Reading Comprehension Vocabulary for SAT
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
ancedote
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or…
aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
81 terms
SAT critical reading vocabulary
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
20 terms
PR SAT Reading Vocabulary 3
cosset
mercurial
accumulate
reticent
to pamper; treat with great care
(adj.) quick and changeable in temperament; volatile
(v.) collect or gather; amass; accrue
(adj.) silent; reserved
cosset
to pamper; treat with great care
mercurial
(adj.) quick and changeable in temperament; volatile
20 terms
PR SAT Reading Vocabulary 6
adherent
phenomenon
imply
meritorious
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to
(n.) an unusual, observable event
(v.) to express indirectly; suggest
(adj.) worthy, deserving recognition and praise
adherent
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to
phenomenon
(n.) an unusual, observable event
20 terms
PR SAT Reading Vocabulary 2
mollify
filibuster
jargon
abundance
(v.) to calm, soothe or make less severe
(n.) a lengthy speech designed to delay or kill the vote on a…
(n.) specialized technical terminology; a characteristic lang…
(n.) a great or plentiful amount; profusion
mollify
(v.) to calm, soothe or make less severe
filibuster
(n.) a lengthy speech designed to delay or kill the vote on a…
249 terms
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
locomotion
revenue
gainful
momentous
Movement
Income
(adj.) profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
Very important
locomotion
Movement
revenue
Income
20 terms
PR SAT Reading Vocabulary 1
incoherent
rambling
capricious
indignant
(adj.) not able to be understood; nonsensical
(adj.) (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from th…
(adj.) changing one's mind quickly and often
(adj.) characterized by outrage at something that is perceive…
incoherent
(adj.) not able to be understood; nonsensical
rambling
(adj.) (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from th…
20 terms
PR SAT Reading Vocabulary 5
eloquent
eminent
chronological
conjecture
(adj.) marked by forceful, fluid, apt speech; expressive, emo…
(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
(adj.) arranged in order of time of occurrence
(n.) an inference based upon guesswork; a supposition
eloquent
(adj.) marked by forceful, fluid, apt speech; expressive, emo…
eminent
(adj.) famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
20 terms
PR SAT Reading Vocabulary 4
dual
prompt
analogous
notion
(adj.) double; consisting of two parts
(adj.) on time; done without delay; (v.) to incite; cue
(adj.) similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
(n.) a general understanding; idea
dual
(adj.) double; consisting of two parts
prompt
(adj.) on time; done without delay; (v.) to incite; cue
Common SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
passing reference or indirect mention
Simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
short account of event
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
14 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary
Connoisseur
Artisan
implement
ornament
Experts in the field of arts or matters of taste
Craftsman; builds
the machine or the device
the beauty of an object, or decorative
Connoisseur
Experts in the field of arts or matters of taste
Artisan
Craftsman; builds
SAT Passage-Based Reading Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
concerning the appreciation of beauty
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
having mixed feelings, uncertain
a brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
aesthetic
concerning the appreciation of beauty
allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
35 terms
SAT reading vocabulary
nodule
pilfer
pigeonhole
entice
a small lump, knot
to steal in small quantities
to assign to a definite place or to definite places in some o…
to attract, tempt
nodule
a small lump, knot
pilfer
to steal in small quantities
104 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary
Ambivalent
Anomaly
Sarcastic, Sardonic, Snide
Dearth, Paucity
Contradictory, having mixed feelings
Deviation from the norm, something that is atypical
Mocking, derisive, taunting, and stinging
A shortage or scarcity of something
Ambivalent
Contradictory, having mixed feelings
Anomaly
Deviation from the norm, something that is atypical
62 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
concerning the appreciation of beauty
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Having mixed or opposing feelings at the same time
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
aesthetic
concerning the appreciation of beauty
allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
63 terms
Reading Comprehension SAT Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Having mixed feelings
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
aesthetic
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
SAT Vocabulary Words - Day #5 ("Analogous"-"Application")
Analogous
Anarchy
Animosity
Anomaly
(adj.) Showing a likeness or similarity to someone or somethi…
(n) Political and social disorder; The state of being without…
(n) Active ill will towards someone or something; The hatred,…
(n) Someone who or something that is not easily classified or…
Analogous
(adj.) Showing a likeness or similarity to someone or somethi…
Anarchy
(n) Political and social disorder; The state of being without…
103 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
40 terms
Sat subject reading vocabularies
Contemplation
Musing
Skeptical
Derision
thought, reflection
thinking; pondering
Doubtful
Ridicule, mockery
Contemplation
thought, reflection
Musing
thinking; pondering
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
an indirect reference
mixed feelings about something/someone
a short and amusing story about a real incident or person
aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
allusion
an indirect reference
63 terms
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
assert
Artistic
An indirect reference
mixed feelings about something/someone
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aesthetic
Artistic
allusion
An indirect reference
SAT reading vocabulary
maven
Arbitrary
Imperatives
disquisition
专家,内行
随意的,专横的
必要的事
专题演讲(论文)
maven
专家,内行
Arbitrary
随意的,专横的
16 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary 5
cajole
paragon
genial
vacillate
to persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or f…
a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particul…
friendly and cheerful.
alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be…
cajole
to persuade someone to do something by sustained coaxing or f…
paragon
a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particul…
64 terms
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
Aesthetic
Allusion
Ambivalent
Anecdote
...
...
...
...
Aesthetic
...
Allusion
...
62 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary 6
innuendo
undertake
precedent
placatory
an indirect intimation about a person or thing
to promise, agree, or obligate oneself
...
...
innuendo
an indirect intimation about a person or thing
undertake
to promise, agree, or obligate oneself
63 terms
Reading Comprehension SAT Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Having mixed feelings
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
aesthetic
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
63 terms
SAT Reading Comprohension Vocabulary
Aesthetic
Allusion
Ambivalent
Assert
Concerned with beauty and art
Expression that calls something to mind, ( event, book, etc.)
Uncertain, mixed feelings about something
To state with assurance, confidence, or force
Aesthetic
Concerned with beauty and art
Allusion
Expression that calls something to mind, ( event, book, etc.)
SAT Vocabulary Reading Circles
Emaciated
Fatuous
Fractious
Lackadasisical
Extremely thin, Skinny
Silly, Foolish, Meaningless
Rebellious, Cranky, Irritable
Apathetic, Careless, Lazy
Emaciated
Extremely thin, Skinny
Fatuous
Silly, Foolish, Meaningless
SAT Reading Vocabulary - Abstract
Objectivity
Invalidate
Theory
Note
Existing outside the mind; BASED ON FACTS THAT CAN BE PROVED
To prove that an idea, a story, an argument, is WRONG
A formal set of ideas that is intended to explain WHY STH HAP…
To notice or PAY CAREFUL ATTENTION to sth
Objectivity
Existing outside the mind; BASED ON FACTS THAT CAN BE PROVED
Invalidate
To prove that an idea, a story, an argument, is WRONG
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty; a set of…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
the experience of having an attitude towards someone or somet…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty; a set of…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
SAT Reading Vocabulary
attuned
apprehension
antiquated
apathetic
欣赏的,理解的
恐惧
陈旧的
冷漠的
attuned
欣赏的,理解的
apprehension
恐惧
61 terms
SAT Reading Vocabulary 4
reticent
exhilitionistic
infatuation
indigence
silent
intended
inspired with short-lived passsion
poverty
reticent
silent
exhilitionistic
intended
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
an indirect reference
mixed feelings about something/someone
a short and amusing story about a real incident or person
aesthetic
concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
allusion
an indirect reference
68 terms
SAT Critical Reading Vocabulary
Obsequious
Sycophant
Eschew
Supercilious
too eager to help or obey someone important
a person who praises powerful people in order to get their ap…
to avoid (something) especially because you do not think it i…
having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of people…
Obsequious
too eager to help or obey someone important
Sycophant
a person who praises powerful people in order to get their ap…
SAT Critical Reading Vocabulary
Somber
Eclectic
Ambivalent
Myriad
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse rang…
Someone who has mixed feelings
Countless
Somber
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
Eclectic
deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse rang…
SAT reading comprehension vocabulary
Aesthetic
Allusion
Ambivalent
Anecdote
1. Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. 2. Of…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
Having mixed or opposing feelings at the same time
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
Aesthetic
1. Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. 2. Of…
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
42 terms
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
Allusion
Ambivalent
Anecdote
Assert
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully.
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Ambivalent
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
Reading Comprehension Vocabulary (SAT)
Aesthetic
Discern
Indifferent
Refute
1. a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a p…
Perceive or recognize something
Having no particular interest or sympathy;unconcerned
prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove.
Aesthetic
1. a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a p…
Discern
Perceive or recognize something
SAT Critical Reading Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Caricature
the repetitior of similar sounds, usually consonants, at the…
a reference within a literary work to a historical, literary,…
The repetition of vowel sounds in a sequence of nearby words
A description or characterization that exaggerates or distort…
Alliteration
the repetitior of similar sounds, usually consonants, at the…
Allusion
a reference within a literary work to a historical, literary,…
56 terms
SAT Vocabulary (Reading Comprehension)
aesthetic
allusion
ambivalent
anecdote
(adj.) Pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Having mixed or opposing feelings at the same time
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
aesthetic
(adj.) Pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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