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100 Most Common SAT Vocabulary

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jubilation: Read
n. Syn. rejoicing; jollity
rejoicing; feeling of extreme joy

longevity: Read
n.
long life; great duration of life; long duration or continuance, as in an occupation

mundane: Read
a. Syn. worldly; earthly; secular
belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary

novice: Read
n. Syn. beginner
beginner; person new to a field or activity

orator: Read
n.
skilled public speaker; person who pronounces discourse publicly on some special occasion, as pleader or lawyer

ostentatious: Read
a. Syn. showy; pretentious
showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention

parched: Read
a.
dried out by heat; toasted or roasted slightly

perfidious: Read
a. Syn. treacherous; disloyal
tending to betray; disloyal; faithless

precocious: Read
a.
advanced in development; appearing or developing early

pretentious: Read
a.
intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious

procrastinate: Read
v. Syn. postpone
postpone or delay needlessly; put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness

prosaic: Read
a. Syn. factual
dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual

prosperity: Read
n. Syn. wealth; fortune
good fortune; financial success; physical well-being

provocative: Read
a. Syn. annoying
arousing anger or interest; tending to provoke or stimulate

prudent: Read
a. Syn. cautious; careful
cautious; careful in regard to one's own interests

querulous: Read
a. Syn. fretful; whining
habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance

reconciliation: Read
n.
act of reconciling, or state of being reconciled; reconcilement; restoration to harmony; renewal of friendship

renovation: Read
n. Syn. alteration; renewal
improving by renewing and restoring; state of being restored to its former good condition; renewal

resilient: Read
a. Syn. elastic; flexible; rebounding
elastic; having power of springing back or recover readily

reverence: Read
n.
profound respect and esteem with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; act showing respect, especially a bow or curtsy

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 Most Common SAT Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
adversity  Read
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deserving high respect; impressive by reason of age; profoundly honored
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being beyond what is required or sufficient
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showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
aesthetic  Read
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; concerned with commonplaces; ordinary
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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wandering from the main path of a journey; diversion
anonymous  Read
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naturalness; freedom from constraint; happening or arising without external cause; self-generated
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious
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understanding and entering into another's feelings
clairvoyant  Read
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having foresight; fortuneteller
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understanding and entering into another's feelings
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habitually complaining; expressing complaint or grievance
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good-fellowship; companionship; close friendship in friends or teammates
compassion  Read
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration
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having time error in story; erroneous in date; in wrong time
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good-fellowship; companionship; close friendship in friends or teammates
congregation  Read
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assumption; theory
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naturalness; freedom from constraint; happening or arising without external cause; self-generated
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act of congregating, or bringing together; collection or mass of separate things
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
digression  Read
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wandering from the main path of a journey; diversion
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having time error in story; erroneous in date; in wrong time
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trivial; of little substance; involving a surface only
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differing; tending to move apart in different directions
disdain  Read
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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deserving high respect; impressive by reason of age; profoundly honored
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
fortuitous  Read
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name
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being beyond what is required or sufficient
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accidental; by chance; coming or occurring without any cause
inconsequential  Read
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insignificant; lacking importance; not following from premises or evidence; illogical
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intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious
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improving by renewing and restoring; state of being restored to its former good condition; renewal
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showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
 Most Common SAT Vocabulary - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
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n. Syn. poverty; misfortune
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


Spelling Word: adversity
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a. Syn. friendly
exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome


Spelling Word: amicable
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having time error in story; erroneous in date; in wrong time


Spelling Word: anachronistic
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a. Syn. diligent; persistent
constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent


Spelling Word: assiduous
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a. Syn. roundabout
being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct


Spelling Word: circuitous
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a. Syn. modeled; ideal
serving as model; outstanding; typical


Spelling Word: exemplary
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n. Syn. beginner
beginner; person new to a field or activity


Spelling Word: novice
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a. Syn. showy; pretentious
showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention


Spelling Word: ostentatious
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a.
intended to attract notice and impress others; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious


Spelling Word: pretentious
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a. Syn. factual
dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual


Spelling Word: prosaic