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SAT Reading: Vocabulary Root Prefixes
BENE
AM
BELL
PAC
Well
to love
war
agree / peace
BENE
Well
AM
to love
66 terms
SAT Critical Reading Roots
Ambi, Amphi
Ante, Ant
Anti, Ant
Aud
both:
before
against, opposite
hear
Ambi, Amphi
both:
Ante, Ant
before
17 terms
SAT Reading Word Roots 1
ag, act
ambul
ami, amo
anim
Do
Walk, move
Love
Mind, soul, spirit
ag, act
Do
ambul
Walk, move
17 terms
SAT Reading Root Words 2
Dic, dict (prediction)
Domin (domain)
Err (error)
Eu (eulogize)
Speak
Master
Wander
Good, beautiful
Dic, dict (prediction)
Speak
Domin (domain)
Master
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
16 terms
SAT Reading Roots and Prefixes Negative
A-
Anti-
Bell-
Contra-
Not, Without
Against
War
Against
A-
Not, Without
Anti-
Against
20 terms
SAT Reading Roots and Prefixes Positive
Ama-
Amic-
Ana-
Bene-
Love-
Friend
Not, Without
Good
Ama-
Love-
Amic-
Friend
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
Root words (Set 1) to Help with SAT Vocabulary & Reading - arranged for learning, not quizzing (see Set 2)
Lux
Vertere
Intra/Inter
Pre/Post
(and lucis) both mean "light," so words containing "luc" ofte…
means "to turn" and is the root of all sorts of words about t…
Intra-means "within" and inter- means "between," which explai…
Anything beginning with pre- has a good chance of meaning "be…
Lux
(and lucis) both mean "light," so words containing "luc" ofte…
Vertere
means "to turn" and is the root of all sorts of words about t…
45 terms
SAT Vocabulary Roots
ambu
andro
anthro
bellu, belli
walk, move
man
human
war, fight
ambu
walk, move
andro
man
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
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…
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
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
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…
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 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…
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 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 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
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
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
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
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…
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
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
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
10 terms
Reading vocabulary SAT 16
Serene
Forbode
Bonbastic
Winnow
Tranquil, clear; calm
To predict or for tell
Use of language without much real meaning
To rid of undesirable parts
Serene
Tranquil, clear; calm
Forbode
To predict or for tell
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
Root words (Set 2) to Help with SAT Vocabulary & Reading - arranged for quizzing (see Set 1 for a study guide)
Lux/Lucis/Luc-
Vertere
Intra/
Inter -
mean "light," so words containing "luc" often have to do with…
means "to turn" and is the root of all sorts of words about t…
means "within" or "inside", so the Intranet, which is confine…
means between (the internet is a link between various network…
Lux/Lucis/Luc-
mean "light," so words containing "luc" often have to do with…
Vertere
means "to turn" and is the root of all sorts of words about t…
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…
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
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
53 terms
SAT Roots Vocabulary
ag
ambul
ami
anim
do
walk, move
love
mind, soul, spirit
ag
do
ambul
walk, move
64 terms
SAT Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
Aesthetic
Allusion
Ambivalent
Anecdote
...
...
...
...
Aesthetic
...
Allusion
...
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 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…
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