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Vocabulary for SAT Prep
abscond
abstruse
abject
aberrant
to depart secretly and hide (I love this word!)
obscure, profound, difficult to understand
wretched; lacking pride
abnormal or deviant
abscond
to depart secretly and hide (I love this word!)
abstruse
obscure, profound, difficult to understand
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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…
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…
179 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary 2015
zeal
audacious
laudable
adulterate
a strong eagerness
excessively bold; insolent
deserving appreciation or praise
to contaminate something
zeal
a strong eagerness
audacious
excessively bold; insolent
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 2 Vocabulary
adhere
anecdote
burgeon
consecutive
(v.) to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as…
short, amusing, or interesting narrative that focuses on a pa…
to expand, grow; flourish; put forth new shoots (blossom)
Following one after another in order, successive
adhere
(v.) to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as…
anecdote
short, amusing, or interesting narrative that focuses on a pa…
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
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 5 Vocabulary
abnormal
accommodation
brittle
component
not usual, not typical, strange; aberrant; anomalous
a convenient arrangement; a settlement or compromise; a place…
easily broken; not flexible; fragile
A part or element of a larger whole
abnormal
not usual, not typical, strange; aberrant; anomalous
accommodation
a convenient arrangement; a settlement or compromise; a place…
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 4 Vocabulary
assertive
courteous
delirious
immune
acting with confidence and force; sure of one's self
polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
extreme mental confusion or excitement; disturbed state of mind
not affected or influenced by something; protected or exempt;…
assertive
acting with confidence and force; sure of one's self
courteous
polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 1 Vocabulary
accessible
acumen
agitate
beneficial
approachable, attainable, reachable
keen, quick, accurate insight or judgment
to excite, disturb, or trouble; worry
helpful; useful; advantageous
accessible
approachable, attainable, reachable
acumen
keen, quick, accurate insight or judgment
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 7 Vocabulary
confide
promulgate
impart
unveil
to tell something in secret;the act of holding information in…
to proclaim or issue officially; to make known far and wide
make (information) known; communicate; to transmit, relay
reveal, disclose, uncover
confide
to tell something in secret;the act of holding information in…
promulgate
to proclaim or issue officially; to make known far and wide
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 Prep: Vocabulary Unit 5
enigma
rancor
enhance
commemorate
a puzzle; a mystery
bitter resentment, hatred, or ill-will
to increase or improve
honor the memory of
enigma
a puzzle; a mystery
rancor
bitter resentment, hatred, or ill-will
10 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Unit 6
acclaim
adversity
censure
compound
applaud; announce with great approval
poverty; misfortune
blame; criticize
something composed of the union of separate parts or elements…
acclaim
applaud; announce with great approval
adversity
poverty; misfortune
10 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Unit 4
epitome
fraudulent
gullible
liability
(n.) a perfect example, embodiment
(adj.) fake; false
(adj.) easily fooled or deceived
(n.) a debt; something disadvantageous
epitome
(n.) a perfect example, embodiment
fraudulent
(adj.) fake; false
10 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Unit 2
abrasive
benevolent
boisterous
felicity
rubbing away; tending to grind down
generous, charitable
violent, rough, noisy
happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.)
abrasive
rubbing away; tending to grind down
benevolent
generous, charitable
10 terms
SAT Prep: Vocabulary Unit 3
abstain
adamant
bizarre
catastrophe
to choose not to do something
firm in purpose; refusing to be persuaded
extremely strange, unusual, atypical
a large-scale disaster, misfortune, or failure
abstain
to choose not to do something
adamant
firm in purpose; refusing to be persuaded
9 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary
Paradox
Resilient
Undulate
Stagnating
a statement or an event that sounds impossible but seems to b…
strong but flexible; able to withstand stress without injury
to move in waves or in a smooth, wavelike motion
becoming foul or rotten from lack of movement
Paradox
a statement or an event that sounds impossible but seems to b…
Resilient
strong but flexible; able to withstand stress without injury
25 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Lesson 4
aesthetic
aloof
archaic
assuage
relating to or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
apart, indifferent
antiquated, old, out of use
to ease, to mitigate, to make less painful or burdensome
aesthetic
relating to or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
aloof
apart, indifferent
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…
SAT PREP Vocabulary II
abasement
cower
harangue
labyrinth
humiliation;degradation
recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
noisy; attacking speech
maze
abasement
humiliation;degradation
cower
recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
SAT PREP Vocabulary I
Abhor
Noxious
Placid
Knotty
hate
harmful; poisonous; lethal
calm; peaceful
complex; difficult to solve
Abhor
hate
Noxious
harmful; poisonous; lethal
SAT Prep Vocabulary #1
Adhere
Aloof
Ambiguous
Anecdote
(verb)- stick completely to a surface or substance [or] belie…
(adjective)- not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
(adjective)- open to more than one interpretation; having a d…
(noun)- short and amusing or interesting story about a real i…
Adhere
(verb)- stick completely to a surface or substance [or] belie…
Aloof
(adjective)- not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
Barrons Vocabulary SAT Prep
Abate
Commemorate
Compile
Complacency
-grow less in intensity or degree
-honor the memory of Cedric Diggory's memory is not insulted…
-gather or put together
-satisfaction with one's person, possessions, or accomplishme…
Abate
-grow less in intensity or degree
Commemorate
-honor the memory of Cedric Diggory's memory is not insulted…
SAT prep vocabulary 6B
Apprehensive
Circumspect
Discordancy
Fitful
worried; fearful
cautious; considering all sides
cacophony; harshness; jarring
not continuous; stopping and starting
Apprehensive
worried; fearful
Circumspect
cautious; considering all sides
SAT prep vocabulary 7A
Archetype
Clemency
Disinterested
Flout
classic example of
mercy
unbiased
defy; reject
Archetype
classic example of
Clemency
mercy
SAT prep vocabulary 10A
Bellicose
Consummate
Elusive
Gregarious
war-like; aggressive
complete; total; supremely good
hard to pin down
extroverted; sociable; outgoing
Bellicose
war-like; aggressive
Consummate
complete; total; supremely good
SAT prep vocabulary 9B
Beguile
Congenital
Egalitarianism
Goad
mislead; lure
present from birth
belief in equality
prod; urge
Beguile
mislead; lure
Congenital
present from birth
SAT prep vocabulary 5A
Anecdote
Celerity
Dexterous
Extraneous
a brief amusing story
speed
skilful with hands
irrelevant
Anecdote
a brief amusing story
Celerity
speed
SAT prep vocabulary 9A
Bane
Condone
Eclectic
Genre
troublesome influence
tacitly support; overlook
taking things from different sources
a category; type
Bane
troublesome influence
Condone
tacitly support; overlook
SAT prep vocabulary 7B
Ascetic
Coercion
Diurnal
Fortuitous
without luxuries; severely simple
force
active in daytime
happening by chance
Ascetic
without luxuries; severely simple
Coercion
force
SAT Vocabulary for Test Prep
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…
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 3 Vocabulary
ambiguous
antagonize
befall
compensate
Not clear, hard to understand, open to having several meaning…
to annoy or provoke to anger; to make hostile or unfriendly
to happen, occur; to happen to
to make up for; to repay
ambiguous
Not clear, hard to understand, open to having several meaning…
antagonize
to annoy or provoke to anger; to make hostile or unfriendly
20 terms
SAT Prep Week 6 Vocabulary
aloof
anticipate
bear
coherent
withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of…
to expect beforehand; to regard something as probable or likely
to produce, to carry; to show; to endure
holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; compreh…
aloof
withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a matter of…
anticipate
to expect beforehand; to regard something as probable or likely
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
104 terms
SAT Prep
adulation
adulation
aesthetic
amicable
(n) high praise
(n) high praise
(adj) pertaining to beauty or the arts
(adj) friendly, agreeable
adulation
(n) high praise
adulation
(n) high praise
SAT Vocabulary Prep
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
SAT Prep Vocabulary
Omitted
O, ob-
Com-
Re-
To drop, skip over
(Prefix) Down
(Prefix) with, together
(Prefix) expressing intensive force
Omitted
To drop, skip over
O, ob-
(Prefix) Down
SAT prep vocabulary 1B
Haughtiness
Lachrymose
Obfuscate
Plethora
Arrogance
Sad
Deliberately make something difficult to understand
An excess
Haughtiness
Arrogance
Lachrymose
Sad
40 terms
SAT/Prep.
aberrant
Abet
Abolish
aboriginal
abnormal or deviant
aid, usually in doing something wrong
cancel, put an end to
being the first of its kind in a region
aberrant
abnormal or deviant
Abet
aid, usually in doing something wrong
SAT prep vocabulary 2B
Adulation
Bristle
Decoy
Erratic
Strong admiration, worship
Show irritation
Lure, trap, trick
Wandering, irregular
Adulation
Strong admiration, worship
Bristle
Show irritation
SAT prep vocabulary 2A
Acrid
Boorish
Cynical
Epistle
Sharp, pungent (smell or taste
Ill-mannered
Believing people act out of selfish motives
A letter (mail)
Acrid
Sharp, pungent (smell or taste
Boorish
Ill-mannered
10 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Unit 11
amplify
antithesis
brevity
conviction
to make larger
the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
conciseness
a strong belief or opinion
amplify
to make larger
antithesis
the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
SAT prep vocabulary 3A
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deleterious
Euphemism
Eagerness, enthusiasm, quickness
Grow, flourish
Harmful
Insinuation
Alacrity
Eagerness, enthusiasm, quickness
Burgeon
Grow, flourish
SAT prep vocabulary 10B
Benignity
Contusion
Emerge
Gullibility
compassion; gentleness; fondness
a bruise
come out; appear
unwariness; trustfulness; being easily fooled
Benignity
compassion; gentleness; fondness
Contusion
a bruise
SAT prep vocabulary 6A
Antiquated
Choleric
Diorama
Fecund
outdated; old fashioned
easily angered
model of a scene
fertile
Antiquated
outdated; old fashioned
Choleric
easily angered
SAT prep vocabulary 3B
Exceptionable
Illuminate
Livid
Onerous
Very bad (something which we should object to)
Make clear, light up
Very angry
Burdensome, hard to undertake
Exceptionable
Very bad (something which we should object to)
Illuminate
Make clear, light up
SAT prep vocabulary 5B
Antagonism
Charlatan
Dike
Fanatical
hostility; strong opposition
trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have
dam; embankment
obsessive; fixated
Antagonism
hostility; strong opposition
Charlatan
trickster who claims knowledge he doesn't have
SAT prep vocabulary 4B
Amity
Castigate
Destitution
Expedient
friendship
scold strongly
hardship; poverty; misery
convenient; practical
Amity
friendship
Castigate
scold strongly
10 terms
SAT Prep Vocabulary Unit 12
ambiguous
malicious
materialism
mundane
(adj) unclear
(adj) intended to hurt or harm
(n) attention to worldly things and neglect of spiritual needs
(adj) ordinary
ambiguous
(adj) unclear
malicious
(adj) intended to hurt or harm
SAT Prep: Vocabulary
ab, abs
ambi
an, a
ante
from, away from
both
without
before
ab, abs
from, away from
ambi
both
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