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This hard SAT word list is a middle size and difficult level vocabulary of 500. Actually they aren't common or daily words in English; the list is selected to prepare SAT test for students who are applying top universities. Namely, the hard SAT vocabulary is a set of difficult words that are basic for applying top universities. Considering that students who are studying a hard SAT word list are usually very serious for test score, we provide almost everything to help vocabulary builder here for each hard word in this app: word, pronounce, synonym, definition, and example sentence. Enrich vocabulary with hard word is a common way for high score hunters to prepare SAT test, whom this hard SAT word list is created for. This list also has a set of exercises like matching and spelling for each word. For ESL students, we prepare 20 main languages' explanations to select. This hard SAT word list is great tool to study and review difficult SAT words.


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castigate: Read  criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication

catharsis: Read  purging or cleansing of any passage of body

caucus: Read  private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy

caustic: Read  capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action

cavalcade: Read  ceremonial procession or display; succession or series

celerity: Read  swiftness of action or motion; speed

censorious: Read  critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure

censure: Read  expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame

cerebral: Read  relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional

certitude: Read  state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence

chary: Read  cautious; sparing or restrained about giving

chicanery: Read  mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry

chimerical: Read  fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative

choleric: Read  hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger

circuitous: Read  being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct

circumlocution: Read  indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing

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 Hard SAT Word List - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
abhor  Read
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apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
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fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
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formless; lacking shape or definition
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rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
abstruse  Read
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
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extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
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able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
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fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure
acrophobia  Read
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private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
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fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
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append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
alchemy  Read
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lack of caring; indifference
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medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
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introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
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unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
aloof  Read
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irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
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defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from
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apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
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fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
amity  Read
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friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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comparable; similar or alike
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
anecdote  Read
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short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
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friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
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lack of caring; indifference
annex  Read
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append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
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medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
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unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
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friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
antediluvian  Read
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abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
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antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
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comparable; similar or alike
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friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
arbitrary  Read
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formless; lacking shape or definition
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being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
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randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
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rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
 Hard SAT Word List - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc]    refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice


Spelling Word: abstain
Read [Esc]    state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


Spelling Word: adversity
Read [Esc]    elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste


Spelling Word: aesthetic
Read [Esc]    good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly


Spelling Word: amiable
Read [Esc]    friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations


Spelling Word: amity
Read [Esc]    serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness


Spelling Word: analgesic
Read [Esc]    capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive


Spelling Word: apprehensive
Read [Esc]    randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle


Spelling Word: arbitrary
Read [Esc]    rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners


Spelling Word: boorish
Read [Esc]    make shiny by rubbing; polish


Spelling Word: burnish