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25 terms
SAT Vocabulary - Lesson 9
ambiguous
amiable
crass
discursive
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane
coarse, crude, and unrefined
rambling, moving from one topic to another randomly
ambiguous
having more than one meaning; unclear, uncertain
amiable
friendly, sociable, and congenial; civil and urbane
17 terms
SAT Vocabulary 3
anecdote
temperate
innovative
impugn
a short, amusing story
moderate, not extreme
ahead of the times, like nothing ever seen
to challenge as false
anecdote
a short, amusing story
temperate
moderate, not extreme
87 terms
SAT vocabulary
accede
acclaim
acquiesce
affable
Give in, take office (tán thành)
praise
give in
friendly
accede
Give in, take office (tán thành)
acclaim
praise
10 terms
SAT vocabulary
Abasement
billowing
cower
enhance
Humiliation or degradation... synonym- ashamed
swelling, fluttering, waving... synonym-rise up
to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame... synonym-draw b…
improve; make better or clearer... synonym-complement
Abasement
Humiliation or degradation... synonym- ashamed
billowing
swelling, fluttering, waving... synonym-rise up
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 40
append
apprise
ardent
cloister
To add in a supplementary manner;... [Verb]
To inform or to give notice;... [Verb]
expressing strong feelings, impassioned, zealous... [Adjective]
to seclude or to confine... [Verb]
append
To add in a supplementary manner;... [Verb]
apprise
To inform or to give notice;... [Verb]
989 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 49
adage (wise saying)
bovine (sluggish like a cow)
cognate (related by past family)
corporeal
a wise saying
dull or sluggish like an ox or cow, relating to an ox or cow
having a common ancestor, related in origin
relating to a physical, material body; tangible and palpable
adage (wise saying)
a wise saying
bovine (sluggish like a cow)
dull or sluggish like an ox or cow, relating to an ox or cow
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 2
ambiguous
antiquated
dogmatic
elated
unclear or doubtful in meaning
old-fashioned; obsolete
Opinionated; arbitrary
overjoyed; in high spirits
ambiguous
unclear or doubtful in meaning
antiquated
old-fashioned; obsolete
20 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary #3
indulgence
pragmatism
codification
culmination
is the act of doing something that you enjoy even if it has n…
To describe a person or a solution that takes a realistic app…
systematic organization; the act of organizing something acco…
the end point or final stage of something you've been working…
indulgence
is the act of doing something that you enjoy even if it has n…
pragmatism
To describe a person or a solution that takes a realistic app…
100 terms
ACT/SAT Vocabulary Words
abbreviate
adversity
anecdote
conditional
to shorten, abridge
misfortune, resistence
short account of a story
provisional, contingent upon
abbreviate
to shorten, abridge
adversity
misfortune, resistence
36 terms
SAT Vocabulary
Abbreviate
Abstinence
adulation
adversity
(V) To shorten/ abridge
(N) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
(n) high praise
(n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
Abbreviate
(V) To shorten/ abridge
Abstinence
(N) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
SAT Vocabulary
Malleable
Bucolic
Eloquent
Halcyon
(adj) / [mal-ee-uh-buhl] capable of being extended or shaped…
(adj) / [byoo-kol-ik] of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idy…
(adj) / [el-uh-kwuhnt] having or exercising the power of flue…
(adj) / [hal-see-uhn] calm; peaceful; tranquil; happy; joyful…
Malleable
(adj) / [mal-ee-uh-buhl] capable of being extended or shaped…
Bucolic
(adj) / [byoo-kol-ik] of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idy…
982 terms
SAT Prep - Vocabulary
abate
abdicate
abhor
abnegation
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to hate, detest (Because he always wound up kicking hims…
(n.) denial of comfort to oneself (The holy man slept on the…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
abdicate
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 4
affable
confound
deride
feasible
adj. easily approachable; warm; friendly
v. confuse; puzzle
v. ridicule; make fun of; mock
adj. practical; possible
affable
adj. easily approachable; warm; friendly
confound
v. confuse; puzzle
16 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Unit 1
PHOT / PHOS
PHOTOTROPIC
PHOSPHORESCENT
PHOTOGENIC
Greek meaning "light"
(adj) Tending to grow or move towards light
(adj) Giving off light without heat
(adj) Attractive in pictures or photographs
PHOT / PHOS
Greek meaning "light"
PHOTOTROPIC
(adj) Tending to grow or move towards light
30 terms
SAT Vocabulary
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes; uncertain as to a cour…
lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes; uncertain as to a cour…
128 terms
SAT English (Vocabulary)
abject (adj.)
aberration (n.)
abscond (v.)
accede (v.)
contemptible or hated kind
abnormal, opposite of norm
run away or escape
to yield another to agree
abject (adj.)
contemptible or hated kind
aberration (n.)
abnormal, opposite of norm
25 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 9
admonish (v)
apathy (n)
bemoan (v)
caricature (n)
to criticize or rebuke gently for a fault
a lack of emotion or caring
to complain
a representation, often a drawing that exaggerates or distort…
admonish (v)
to criticize or rebuke gently for a fault
apathy (n)
a lack of emotion or caring
10 terms
SAT vocabulary
Joust
Infamy
Nepotism
Fleece
A combat on horseback between two knights
notoriety
Favoritism... Favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by…
wool coat of a sheep; V: shear the fleece from; rob by a tric…
Joust
A combat on horseback between two knights
Infamy
notoriety
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 3
antediluvian
beguile
cryptic
disputatious
adj. antiquated; extremely old
v. - charm; mislead or delude
adj. - mysterious; hidden; secret
adj. - argumentative; fond of arguing
antediluvian
adj. antiquated; extremely old
beguile
v. - charm; mislead or delude
50 terms
SAT Vocabulary List 3
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Espitle
Sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
Ill-mannered
Believing that people act only out of selfish motives
A letter (form of communication)
Acrid
Sharp; pungent (used of smells and tastes)
Boorish
Ill-mannered
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Unit 2
heresy
docile
libation
anathema
holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
easy to teach or manage
a drink; especially an alcoholic one
a hated person or thing; a formal curse
heresy
holding a belief that goes against established doctrine
docile
easy to teach or manage
16 terms
SAT vocabulary 2
adversity
aesthetic
amicable
anachronistic
Hardship; misfortune
Pertaining to beauty
...
out-of-date
adversity
Hardship; misfortune
aesthetic
Pertaining to beauty
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 13
entice
philanthropy
misanthropy
mirage
to lure, to attract, to tempt in a pleasing fashion
love of mankind, especially through charitable gifts and deeds
someone who hates mankind
unreal reflection; an optical illusion
entice
to lure, to attract, to tempt in a pleasing fashion
philanthropy
love of mankind, especially through charitable gifts and deeds
989 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
After being overthrown and abased, the deposed leader offered…
The rain poured down for a while, then abated. (v. to reduce,…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
After being overthrown and abased, the deposed leader offered…
abate
The rain poured down for a while, then abated. (v. to reduce,…
989 terms
SAT Vocabulary
abase
abate
abdicate
abduct
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
(v.) to give up a position, usually one of leadership (When h…
(v.) to kidnap, take by force (The evildoers abducted the fai…
abase
(v.) to humiliate, degrade (After being overthrown and abased…
abate
(v.) to reduce, lessen (The rain poured down for a while, the…
100 terms
SAT vocabulary
Advocate
Aesthetic
Arid
Assert
주장하다
미적인, 미학의
건조한
주장하다, 단언하다
Advocate
주장하다
Aesthetic
미적인, 미학의
91 terms
SAT Vocabulary
phlegmatic
laconic
esoteric
flotsam
showing little emotion
using few words
intended for or understood by only a small group
the floating wreckage of a ship
phlegmatic
showing little emotion
laconic
using few words
20 terms
SAT -vocabulary List 3
hackneyed
insipid
lackluster
mundane
Overfamiliar through overuse; trite
lacking flavor or taste; unexciting
boring; dull
commonplace; ordinary
hackneyed
Overfamiliar through overuse; trite
insipid
lacking flavor or taste; unexciting
20 terms
SAT vocabulary List 2
rhetorical
verbose
voluble
arrogant
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
using too many words; wordy; long winded
talking with a great deal of ease;
overbearing; proud; haughty
rhetorical
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
verbose
using too many words; wordy; long winded
13 terms
SAT Vocabulary #1
Adhere
Aloof
Ambiguous
Analyze
verb: stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believ…
adjective: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
adjective: open to more than one interpretation; having a dou…
verb: examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanatio…
Adhere
verb: stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believ…
Aloof
adjective: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
15 terms
SAT vocabulary 3
anonymous
assiduous
compassion
conformist
having an unknown or unacknowledged name... (adj.) being unknown…
hard working... Persistent, attentive, diligent
(n.) sympathy for somebody's suffering; pity... Sympathy
follower of customs... (n.) one who behaves the same as others (…
anonymous
having an unknown or unacknowledged name... (adj.) being unknown…
assiduous
hard working... Persistent, attentive, diligent
20 terms
SAT - vocabulary list 4
rhetorical
verbose
voluble
arrogant
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
using too many words; wordy; long winded
talking with a great deal of ease;
overbearing; proud; haughty
rhetorical
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
verbose
using too many words; wordy; long winded
13 terms
SAT vocabulary 4
condescending
enhance
impute
inevitable
possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing... Having or…
(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or de…
(v.) to ascribe, blame (The CEO imputed the many typos in the…
Certain to happen... Unavoidable
condescending
possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing... Having or…
enhance
(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or de…
90 terms
SAT Vocabulary
Depict
Denuded
Deferential
Deficient
Verb- To represent or characterize
Adjective- To make naked or bare
Adjective- Showing deference or respect
Adjective- Lacking in some characteristic or trait
Depict
Verb- To represent or characterize
Denuded
Adjective- To make naked or bare
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 2A
Idyllic
decorous
incandescent
volatile
naturally peaceful
proper; in good taste
brilliant; giving off heat or light
explosive
Idyllic
naturally peaceful
decorous
proper; in good taste
10 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Unit 7
astute
exacerbate
dogmatic
credulity
wise; shrewd; keen
worsen; embitter
opinionated; arbitrary; doctrinal
belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
astute
wise; shrewd; keen
exacerbate
worsen; embitter
10 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Unit 8
terse
partial
innate
hypocritical
concise; abrupt; pithy
not complete or whole; favoring one side over another; partic…
inborn; something you are born with
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
terse
concise; abrupt; pithy
partial
not complete or whole; favoring one side over another; partic…
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary IV
abasement
billowing
cower
enhance
humilatiion, make feel studid, degrade
swelling, fluttering, waving
recoil in fear, shrink/ move away from
improve, make better or clearer
abasement
humilatiion, make feel studid, degrade
billowing
swelling, fluttering, waving
10 terms
2. SAT Vocabulary
abate
abridge
abstract
abtrusive
to ease up; to reduce in intensity or amount
to shorten, as the text of a novel
existing as a thought or an idea, not having physical form
intrusive; noticeable in a prominent or unwelcome way
abate
to ease up; to reduce in intensity or amount
abridge
to shorten, as the text of a novel
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary #2
querulous
extol
quell
obscure
full of complaints
to praise highly
to put an end to
unclear or plain
querulous
full of complaints
extol
to praise highly
17 terms
3. SAT Vocabulary
anecdote
temperate
innovative
impugn
a short, amusing story
moderate, not extreme
ahead of the times, like nothing ever seen
to challenge as false
anecdote
a short, amusing story
temperate
moderate, not extreme
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary Quiz #1
enhance
glutton
tout
brawn
to intensify, improve
someone who consumes too much food or drink
to praise highly
muscular strength
enhance
to intensify, improve
glutton
someone who consumes too much food or drink
38 terms
SAT Vocabulary
deprecate
discursive
engender
epicure
to deplore; express disapproval of
digressing; rambling
to cause; produce; beget
connoisseur of food and drink
deprecate
to deplore; express disapproval of
discursive
digressing; rambling
133 terms
GENERAL VOCABULARY - SAT math
bar graph
frequency table
histogram
numerical expression
a type of graph in which the lengths of bars are used to repr…
A table that lists items together according to its interval w…
A bar graph where the bars touch, where the height of each ba…
consists of numbers and operations
bar graph
a type of graph in which the lengths of bars are used to repr…
frequency table
A table that lists items together according to its interval w…
24 terms
SAT Vocabulary Lesson 5
acrimonious
languid
ephemeral
impervious
angry in tone
slow
lasting a short time
incapable of being penetrated
acrimonious
angry in tone
languid
slow
95 terms
Geometry Vocabulary - SAT MATH
integer
sum
product
difference
the natural numbers, their opposites, and zero
add
multiply
subtraction
integer
the natural numbers, their opposites, and zero
sum
add
15 terms
May 18 SAT Vocabulary
perplex
demise
impede
pedestrian
to puzzle or bewilder
death or decease
to stop or hinder progress
lacking imagination or distinction
perplex
to puzzle or bewilder
demise
death or decease
10 terms
SAT Vocabulary #3
corroborate
amorous
decorous
expedite
to confim or back up
feeling romantic love
proper and in good taste
to speed up the process of something
corroborate
to confim or back up
amorous
feeling romantic love
10 terms
Unit 3 SAT Vocabulary
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
(n.) place of refuge or shelter
(v.) to comfort
(v.) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
assurance
(n.) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n.) place of refuge or shelter
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