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20 termscreated on December 8, 2016
NorthWood 9B SAT Vocab Lesson 4 w/ Poetry Terms
ballistics
coterie
lassitude
propulsive
the study of the dynamics or flight characteristics of projec…
a circle of close associates or friends
listlessness; torpor, weariness
the act or process of propelling; a propelling force
ballistics
the study of the dynamics or flight characteristics of projec…
coterie
a circle of close associates or friends
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Sat Vocab 4
Interloper
Intrinsic
inveigh
lassitude
One who moves in where they are not wanted; intruder
Belonging to someone or something by its very nature; essential
to make a violet attack in words disapproval
weariness of body or mind lack of energy
Interloper
One who moves in where they are not wanted; intruder
Intrinsic
Belonging to someone or something by its very nature; essential
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SAT/ACT week 2 words
ambivalence
amorour
taciturn
despondent
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas
the feeling of sexual desire
uncommunicative
loss of hope
ambivalence
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas
amorour
the feeling of sexual desire
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SAT Prep Reading Test Definitions
Explicit
Implicit
Main Idea
Purpose
Clearly stated in the text
Implied or suggested, but not clearly stated
Central theme of text
Why the story was written, What it seeks to communicate
Explicit
Clearly stated in the text
Implicit
Implied or suggested, but not clearly stated
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Intro to Psych Final
G (General intelligence)
Fluid Intelligence
Crystallized Intelligence
Deviation IQ
intelligence that influences performance on mental ability me…
the ability to see abstract relationships and draw logical in…
the ability to retain and use knowledge that was acquired thr…
a standard obtained by dividing a person's test score by the…
G (General intelligence)
intelligence that influences performance on mental ability me…
Fluid Intelligence
the ability to see abstract relationships and draw logical in…
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Extra SAT vocab
Abate
Abridge
Abstract
Abstruse
Grow less in intensity/degree.
Reduce (a text) in length.
Not concrete.
Difficult to understand.
Abate
Grow less in intensity/degree.
Abridge
Reduce (a text) in length.
34 termscreated on December 8, 2016
Figurative Language Test Practice
figurative language
simile
simile
simile
a word or phrase that departs from everyday literal language…
a form of comparison in which one thing is compared to anothe…
My sister is like a doll
My brother's good as gold.
figurative language
a word or phrase that departs from everyday literal language…
simile
a form of comparison in which one thing is compared to anothe…
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SAT WORDS - 8
Apprehension
Arduous
Articulate
Assuage
worry, nervousness
hard and difficult
able to express something well in words
to make less
Apprehension
worry, nervousness
Arduous
hard and difficult
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SAT word list 2
censure
circuitous
clairvoyant
collaborative
criticism
indirect
psychic
collective
censure
criticism
circuitous
indirect
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AP Lang SAT Vocab 6
Adversary (n.)
Bolster (v.)
Extol (v.)
Fete (n.)
An opponent.
To support; to boost.
To praise highly.
A festival; a celebration.
Adversary (n.)
An opponent.
Bolster (v.)
To support; to boost.
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SAT VOCAB LIST EIGHT
Apprehension
Arduous
Articulate
Qssuage
Worry; nervous
Hard and difficult
(Adj) able to express something well in words
To make less
Apprehension
Worry; nervous
Arduous
Hard and difficult
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Vocabulary Set 11
Dwell
Ebullience
Edification
Egg
to remain for a time; to reside; to focus attention on; to sp…
lots of enthusiasm; bubbling with
enlighten; instruct
to encourage or incite to action
Dwell
to remain for a time; to reside; to focus attention on; to sp…
Ebullience
lots of enthusiasm; bubbling with
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SAT words
Adversary
Judicious
Contempt
Morbid
Opponent
Judgement
Dispespect
Death
Adversary
Opponent
Judicious
Judgement
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100 Most Common SAT Vocabulary Words (#26-50)
convergence
deleterious
demagogue
digression
(n) the state of separate elements joining or coming together
(adj) harmful, destructive, detrimental
(n) leader, rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or pr…
(n) the act of turning aside, straying from the main point, e…
convergence
(n) the state of separate elements joining or coming together
deleterious
(adj) harmful, destructive, detrimental
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SAT words of the week
Dwindle
Dulcet
Discombobulate
Discretion
Diminished gradually in size, amount, or strength
Sweet and soothing
To unsettle or confuse someone
The quality of behaving or speaking in such a was as to avoid…
Dwindle
Diminished gradually in size, amount, or strength
Dulcet
Sweet and soothing
298 termscreated on December 8, 2016
toptestprep.com
abdicate
accolade
affable
amass
...
...
...
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abdicate
...
accolade
...
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The giver chapter 1-15
Who is jonas
Who is mother
Who is father
Who is lily
Main character, 12/11 year old
Mom of lily and Jonas , prominent position in department of j…
Dad of lily and Jonas , a nurturer
Jonas's little sister
Who is jonas
Main character, 12/11 year old
Who is mother
Mom of lily and Jonas , prominent position in department of j…
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comma usage
Use a comma after an opener (introduct…
Use a comma to set off an interrupter…
Use a comma to set off a closer ( a fr…
Use a comma to separate items in a ser…
If it rains tomorrow, we will go bowling.... Anxious and despera…
Just come in, Darrow , and close the door.... The truth is, howe…
Joe dribbled up court, his sparkling new Nikes squeaking with…
Getting to school on time, doing all my assignments, and beha…
Use a comma after an opener (introduct…
If it rains tomorrow, we will go bowling.... Anxious and despera…
Use a comma to set off an interrupter…
Just come in, Darrow , and close the door.... The truth is, howe…
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SAT Words #5
gullible (adj.)
hamper (v.)
hearten (v.)
hiatus (n.)
easily cheated or fooled
to prevent the free movement, action, or progress of
to give strength, courage, or hope; to encourage
a gap or an interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break
gullible (adj.)
easily cheated or fooled
hamper (v.)
to prevent the free movement, action, or progress of
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Figurative Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
The fall leaves looked like monarch butterflies dancing on th…
The moon was a pearl in the black velvet sky.
The wind whispered through the pine trees.
With Love's light wings did I o'er perch these walls OR I wou…
Simile
The fall leaves looked like monarch butterflies dancing on th…
Metaphor
The moon was a pearl in the black velvet sky.
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SAT vocab word list 1
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person.
fake; false
give voting rights.
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person.
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SAT Word List 3
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deketerious
Euphemism
eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
grow; flourish; put forth new shoots
harmful
a polite phrase to cover something unpleasant
Alacrity
eagerness; enthusiasm; quickness
Burgeon
grow; flourish; put forth new shoots
55 terms
created on December 8, 2016
The giver chapter 1-15
Who is jonas
Who is mother
Who is father
Who is lily
Main character, 12/11 year old
Mom of lily and Jonas , prominent position in department of j…
Dad of lily and Jonas , a nurturer
Jonas's little sister
Who is jonas
Main character, 12/11 year old
Who is mother
Mom of lily and Jonas , prominent position in department of j…
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SAT WORDS 2nd Quarter
adverse
aloof
assuage
desolate
adj: antagonistic; unfavorable and/or dangerous; negative
adj: reserved; distant
v: to ease; to placate; to lessen; to make less severe
adj: deserted, dreary, lifeless
adverse
adj: antagonistic; unfavorable and/or dangerous; negative
aloof
adj: reserved; distant
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SAT WORDS PART 2 SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS
Discredit
Empathy
Enhance
Exasperation
Synonym: Destroy, ruin, explode ... Antonym: Approve, build flat…
Synonym: Appreciation, insight, warmth... Antonym: disdain, hatr…
Synonym: increase, reinforce, strengthen... Antonym: reduce, und…
Synonym: Anger, rage bother... Antonym: calm, joy peace
Discredit
Synonym: Destroy, ruin, explode ... Antonym: Approve, build flat…
Empathy
Synonym: Appreciation, insight, warmth... Antonym: disdain, hatr…
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Characterization Notes 🏍
Characterization
Character Trait
Character Trait examples
Direct Characterization
The process authors use to develop characters in the minds of…
A word that describes a character's actions, emotions, or per…
Careful, daring, selfish, eager, messy, angry, lazy, and crazy
tells the audience what the personality of the character is... K…
Characterization
The process authors use to develop characters in the minds of…
Character Trait
A word that describes a character's actions, emotions, or per…
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SAT Words
Resonant
Catatonic
Belligerent
Dormant
intensified and enriched by oras if by resonance (voice)
of, relating to, or marked by resemblance
aggressively self assertive
not actively growing or functioning
Resonant
intensified and enriched by oras if by resonance (voice)
Catatonic
of, relating to, or marked by resemblance
8 termscreated on December 8, 2016
Some Terms of Agreement
Internal Rhyme
Terza Rima
Enjambment
Assonance
Identify: I went to a town to buy a gown.
Three line stanza that rhymes aba, bcb, or cdc.
Run on verse that continues the meaning of the sentence into…
Repitition of a vowel sound. Ex: The cAt sAt on a hAt.
Internal Rhyme
Identify: I went to a town to buy a gown.
Terza Rima
Three line stanza that rhymes aba, bcb, or cdc.
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SAT words
Abnormal
Absorb
Accessible
Accompany
not normal, average, standard, or usual; deviating from a sta…
to soak up or drink in
approachable
to go with, or be associated with, as a companion
Abnormal
not normal, average, standard, or usual; deviating from a sta…
Absorb
to soak up or drink in
30 termscreated on December 8, 2016
SAT Vocabulary
Evinced
Availed
Ambivalence
Invaluable
To show clearly; to make evident
To be of use or value; take advantage of or profit from
Uncertainty; unable to make a choice
Beyond calculable value, priceless
Evinced
To show clearly; to make evident
Availed
To be of use or value; take advantage of or profit from
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English SAT Words 8
Abstruse
Blunderbuss
Cringe
Envenom
Difficult to understand; obscure
1. Ancient weapon 2. A clumsy person
Recoil; flinch; shy away
To cause bitterness and bad feeling
Abstruse
Difficult to understand; obscure
Blunderbuss
1. Ancient weapon 2. A clumsy person
21 termscreated on December 8, 2016
SAT Word of the Week
Abjure
Acquiesce
Abominable
Antipathy
Solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim)
To accept reluctantly but without protest
Very bad or unpleasant; causing moral disgust
A deep seated feeling of dislike or hatred
Abjure
Solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim)
Acquiesce
To accept reluctantly but without protest
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SAT Words #5
acrimonious
affinity
buttress
circumspect
caustic, biting, rancorous
a likeness, a natural relationship, a kinship
a support or prop
careful to consider consequences, cautious, prudent
acrimonious
caustic, biting, rancorous
affinity
a likeness, a natural relationship, a kinship
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Chapter 13
Acquiesce
Articulate
Belittle
Bombastic
To consent
Using words effectively
To put down
Pompous, self important
Acquiesce
To consent
Articulate
Using words effectively
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SAT word 10
Truncate
Baneful
Circumspect
Admonish
To shorten something by cutting off the end
Causing great stress or annoyance
Wary or unwilling to take risks
Warn or reprimand someone firmly
Truncate
To shorten something by cutting off the end
Baneful
Causing great stress or annoyance
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sat words list 13
Elusive
Efface
Taciturn
Ameliorate
hard to comprehend or define
to eliminate or make indistinct by or as if by wearing away a…
temperamentally disinclined to talk
to make better or more tolerable
Elusive
hard to comprehend or define
Efface
to eliminate or make indistinct by or as if by wearing away a…
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SAT Words (#5?)
Nascent
Nefarious
Oblique
Pandemic
Starting to develop; coming into existence
Malevolent; intensely wicked
Indirect; evasive
Occurring over a wide area; affecting a large portion of the…
Nascent
Starting to develop; coming into existence
Nefarious
Malevolent; intensely wicked
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SAT WORDS 3
Adjunct
TYRO
Idiosyncrasy
Atypical
Something connected or added to another insubordinate positio…
a beginner/ novice... Ex) you could tell by the way Curly tied…
A behavioral quirk, a person's idea about behavior, different…
Not typical, abnormal... Ex) uncle Jeff's old bicycle is not ty…
Adjunct
Something connected or added to another insubordinate positio…
TYRO
a beginner/ novice... Ex) you could tell by the way Curly tied…
9 termscreated on December 7, 2016
Honors SAT Vocabulary Word List #9
debilitate
hamper
iconoclast
ignominious
to make weak or feeble
to obstruct
one who attacks or seeks to overthrow traditional beliefs, id…
Full of disgrace (shame)
debilitate
to make weak or feeble
hamper
to obstruct
20 termscreated on December 7, 2016
sat words #5
acrimonious
affinity
buttress
circumspect
caustic, biting, cranky
a likeness, a natural relationship
a support or prop
conscious, wary
acrimonious
caustic, biting, cranky
affinity
a likeness, a natural relationship
10 termscreated on December 7, 2016
SAT Words List #3
Adjunct
Tyro
Idiosyncrasy
Loiter
something connected or added to another in a subordinate posi…
a beginner; a novice
a bel; avoided quirk; a persons idea about behavior different…
hang around; linger
Adjunct
something connected or added to another in a subordinate posi…
Tyro
a beginner; a novice
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SAT WORDS
Amellorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(V) To imprive, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(N) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
(Adj) pompous or overblown in language; full of high sounding…
(Adj) without experience, immature, not full developed; lacki…
Amellorate
(V) To imprive, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
(N) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
268 termscreated on December 7, 2016
Aural Final
Visual information available
Influencing factors
Visibility of sounds
Visibility of sounds
lips, tongue, eyes, eyebrows, jaw movement, teeth, tensing ne…
Conflict studies- McGurk effect... Hear Ba--- see Fa... Perceptio…
Sounds that look alike are called visemes... viseme groups... p,b,m…
Homophenes - Words that look alike when spoken although they…
Visual information available
lips, tongue, eyes, eyebrows, jaw movement, teeth, tensing ne…
Influencing factors
Conflict studies- McGurk effect... Hear Ba--- see Fa... Perceptio…
119 termscreated on December 7, 2016
3000 p3
joint
output
shut
sore
/dʒɔɪnt/... (danh từ): khớp xương... Example: He had a swollen kne…
/ˈaʊtpʊt/... (danh từ):Sản lượng (hay đầu ra).... Example: Manufac…
/ʃʌt/... (động từ): đóng/gập lại, nhắm (mắt)... Example: Philip we…
/sɔːr/... (tính từ): đau, nhức nhối... Example: His feet were sore…
joint
/dʒɔɪnt/... (danh từ): khớp xương... Example: He had a swollen kne…
output
/ˈaʊtpʊt/... (danh từ):Sản lượng (hay đầu ra).... Example: Manufac…
15 termscreated on December 7, 2016
SAT 10 3 word sentences
Teachers ____________ mistakes
Salesmen ___________ buyers
___________ instructions confuse
children ___________ babysitters
expound
cajole
inscrutable
balk
Teachers ____________ mistakes
expound
Salesmen ___________ buyers
cajole
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SAT List 2
Facile
Fickle
Generic
Intrepid
Moving with ease
Likely to change
General
Fearlessness and determenation
Facile
Moving with ease
Fickle
Likely to change
61 termscreated on December 7, 2016
SAT word list 11
Abridge
Comestibles
Subdue
Conceivable
v.删节 精简
n. 食物
v. 征服 抑制
a. 可能的 想得到的
Abridge
v.删节 精简
Comestibles
n. 食物
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SAT word list #12
Discredit
Empathy
Fortuitous
Impetuous
to harm the reputation of, dishonor
identification with the feelings of others
happening by luck, fortunate
rash, impulsive, acting without thinking
Discredit
to harm the reputation of, dishonor
Empathy
identification with the feelings of others
13 termscreated on December 7, 2016
SAT 500 Words
abate
aberration
abhor/abhorrence
abstruse
...
...
...
...
abate
...
aberration
...
50 termscreated on December 7, 2016
Kaplan 100 SAT words
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
shorten, abridge
refraining from pleasurable activity
high praise
misfortune
abbreviate
shorten, abridge
abstinence
refraining from pleasurable activity
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