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1   Overview:
When high school students prepare an ACT exam, so many tasks are on their list. Review and enhance ACT vocabulary is usually the hardest one. Here we help you master ACT words efficiently. As we know, ACT consists of multiple sections; three of them are actually to test English skills. Words are the essential elements of any language. If you want to succeed in ACT, you have to build a strong ACT vocabulary seriously.

You may see an ACT vocabulary list somewhere, but official ACT vocabulary doesn't exist. ACT words list is only a concept to refer a vocabulary related to ACT exam, it encloses words that probably occur or once occurred on ACT papers; its contents vary on different scenarios: the test takers' level and pursuit. This ACT words list matches the average 12th-grade students and concentrates on the requirement of its reading section.

Vocabulary is a critical asset in all reading tests. You have a chance to get a good score in reading test only when having strong ACT vocabulary. Compared with other test sections, like writing, reading test has the most robust vocabulary criteria. Namely, writing words are usually in reading vocabulary, but the reverse isn't true. So if you plan to choose one vocabulary to cover all test sections, this list is the right candidate.

3500 ACT Vocabulary is an all in one middle-level words list. On average, 12th-grade students should schedule 3 to 6 months to master the words. Given the reading test, students had better learn or understand all words of the vocabulary; meanwhile, some students also pick up some words to exercise spelling and prepare for writing test. For general ACT test-takers, these words can cover the core requirements in preparing the ACT exam.

ACT organizer insists that the test doesn't emphasize strong or large vocabulary; it seems to be true. However, it doesn't mean you have any chance to have a good score by bad vocabulary skill. Vocabulary is the foundation of any English test, and ACT has no exception. Want to improve your performance in ACT? This vocabulary will give you a hand.

ACT vocabulary plays a crucial role in your ACT final score. ACT Official Website will give you authoritative information to work out a reasonable ACT vocabulary building plan.

2   Alternative vocabularies:
Test takers have various requirements on vocabulary building; it's impossible to handle them with one ACT words list. Is there any alternative ACT vocabulary to choose? Yes, you can get various ACT vocabularies from this or other websites. Beside, vocabularies for SAT exam or high school study are possibly good options too.

We think '3500 ACT Vocabulary' is the first choice for most students. You may find some others as a supplement for some special purposes. For example, our website offers ESL ACT Vocabulary, which helps ESL (English as Second Language) students to overcome the gap of everyday life words.ESL ACT Vocabulary

Some students, who are working hard to challenge the high score, need more difficult words to enhance vocabulary skill. Difficult Words with Meaning and Sentence is deserved to have a look. It's short but can improve your writing vocabulary level.Difficult Words with Meaning and Sentence

3   PDF and Ebook:
DIY - PDF of ACT vocabulary
May I have PDF file of this ACT vocabulary? The answer is yes. Although you cannot download a DEF file of '3500 ACT Vocabulary' directly, you have two ways to create customized PDF based on the words list.

One way is to run a free built-in app, Print Vocabulary in PDF RTF. It can load '3500 ACT Vocabulary', as well as all vocabularies of this website. The handy tool can filter your known words, create a personalized version, and output as either PDF or RTF files.

However, if your contents have non-English characters, e.g., Russia characters, these special characters will be missed in the final PDF file, because our PDF maker doesn't support all languages. In this case, please follow Download ACT Vocabulary PDF. It shows you step by step to produce PDF files of this ACT vocabulary by leveraging free Internet PDF makers.

Existing PDF Files
Ebook of ACT vocabulary
We didn't publish an ebook of '3500 ACT Vocabulary' or any other ACT vocabulary ebook. If you like to study or review words by reading an ebook, we recommend two SAT ebooks instead.

SAT 1200 Words in 30 Days (basic level) can be used as warm-up for all test takers to kick off ACT words building. It is available at:Apple iBook, Google Books, Amazon Kindle, and other leading ebook distributors.

SAT 4000 Words (basic, middle, and high level) is very close to '3500 ACT Vocabulary'. Although SAT and ACT are different tests and have separate styles, both are to evaluate high school students' academic level. The ebook is available at Amazon Kindle -USA, and other leading ebook distributors.

Below are quick links to Amazon Kindle's ACT, SAT, and GRE vocabulary Ebook.



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Words of Group 8 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
jabber
jargon
jaundiced
jaunt
jaunty
jealousy
jettison
jewel
jingoist
jocose
jocular
jollity
jostle
jovial
jubilant
jubilation
judicious
juicy
jungle
junta
jurisprudence
juxtaposition
kaleidoscope
kernel
kerosene
killjoy
kiln
kindle
kinetic
kleptomaniac
knave
knoll
knotty
laborious
laboriously
lachrymose
lackadaisical
lackluster
laconic
laggard
lament
lampoon
languid
languish
languor
larder
largely
largess
larva
lassitude
lasting
latitude
laud
laudable
laurels
lava
lawn
leadership
leak
leap
leaven
lecherous
lechery
legacy
legend
legerdemain
legislation
lengthen
leopard
lethargic
lethargy
levity
lexicographer
lexicon
liberally
liberate
liberator
libertarian
libertine
libretto
licentious
lilliputian
limber
limerick
limpid
linchpin
linen
linguistic
linguistics
liniment
lionize
liquid
liquidate
lisp
listless
litany
literary
literate
lithe
litter
liver
loath
loathsome
locally
locate
lofty
loiter
loll
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
apotheosis: Read  elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something

apparition: Read  ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible

append: Read  attach; add as supplement or appendix

apply: Read  exert; put into service; avail oneself to;

apposite: Read  strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited

apprehension: Read  fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; act of seizing or capturing; understanding

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abase  Speak
Exercise
humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
Exercise
make or declare void or invalid; reduce to nothing
Exercise
make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
Exercise
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
abscond  Speak
Exercise
leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
Exercise
firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
Exercise
of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
Exercise
calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
abstemious  Speak
Exercise
firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
Exercise
gradual decrease in numbers; reduction in work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment
Exercise
elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something
Exercise
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
abstruse  Speak
Exercise
something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
Exercise
obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
mentally quick; moving quickly and lightly
accrue  Speak
Exercise
attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
Exercise
increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth; accumulate over time
Exercise
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
mentally quick; moving quickly and lightly
achieve  Speak
Exercise
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Exercise
make or declare void or invalid; reduce to nothing
Exercise
habitual to; used to; frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary
Exercise
precede; go before in time, and sometimes in place, rank, or logical order
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7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    cancel; put an end to; destroy completely


Spelling Word: abolish
Read [Esc]    sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


Spelling Word: abstemious
Read [Esc]    further; extra; supplemental or added to


Spelling Word: additional
Read [Esc]    embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament


Spelling Word: adornment
Read [Esc]    nook; small, recessed section of a room


Spelling Word: alcove
Read [Esc]    cut off part of body, especially by surgery; prune


Spelling Word: amputate
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