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 ACT Vocabulary in Sentences
Central Florida has become the poster child for this issue, courtesy of the 23-game winning streak that has shone a light on the inequality in the sport.
poster child
n. typical or good example of something
shine a light
v. metaphorically put the spotlight on an issue or subject so that others will notice it
Kennedy and 97 other senators voted 98-0 to confirm Scalia, Bork's intellectual soulmate, obviously, the Bork episode was not about jurisprudence.
soulmate
n. a person ideally suited to another as a close friend
jurisprudence
n. theory or philosophy of law
He was in the same compartment, when the other inmate appeared to pass out after snorting something.
inmate
n. a person confined to an institution such as a prison or hospital
 3500 ACT Vocabulary
1   Overview:
When high school students prepare ACT test, so many tasks are in 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 basic elements of any language. If you want to success in ACT test, 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 test, it encloses words that probably occur or once occurred on ACT test papers; its contents vary on different scenarios: the test takers' level and pursuit. This ACT words list matches with the common 12th grade students and concentrates on requirement of reading section.

Vocabulary is the key asset in all reading tests. You have chance to get a good score in reading test only when having strong ACT vocabulary. Comparing with other test sections, like writing, reading test has the toughest 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 a good 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. In view of 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 common ACT test takers, these words can cover the core requirements to prepare ACT test.

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

ACT vocabulary plays a key 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:
As a matter of fact, 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 test 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 supplement for special purpose. 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 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 final PDF file, because our PDF maker doesn't support all languages. In this case, please to 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 ebook of '3500 ACT Vocabulary' or any other ACT vocabulary ebook. If you like to study or review words by reading 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 main 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 svailable at Amazon Kindle -USA, and other main 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:
adjoin: Read  be next to; be contiguous to; border on

adjunct: Read  something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior

administer: Read  govern; supervise; give or apply medications

admittedly: Read  doubtlessly; in an acknowledged manner; confessedly

admonition: Read  gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning

adornment: Read  embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament

This is 6 words quick view. View words of the list
6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abiding  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
Exercise
lasting for a long time; enduring; permanent
Exercise
group of closely located islands
Exercise
assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
accouter  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
equip; provide with military equipment
Exercise
improved; highly developed or complex; ahead of the times; progressive
Exercise
act of awaking from sleep; arousing from what is like sleep
Exercise
hear and settle a case by judicial procedure
acoustics  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
Exercise
inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality
Exercise
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
Exercise
the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; halo
advanced  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
Exercise
improved; highly developed or complex; ahead of the times; progressive
Exercise
strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
Exercise
hear and settle a case by judicial procedure
allegory  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
habitual to; used to; frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary
Exercise
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
Exercise
having weight of authority; peremptory and dictatorial
Exercise
symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
amble  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
lasting for a long time; enduring; permanent
Exercise
accidental; casual; not inherent but added extrinsically
Exercise
indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Exercise
moving at an easy pace; walk slowly or leisurely
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7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    plentiful; possessing riches or resources


Spelling Word: abundant
Read [Esc]    event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; sudden, and unexpected event


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


Spelling Word: additional
Read [Esc]    have an emotional or cognitive impact upon


Spelling Word: affect
Read [Esc]    having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value


Spelling Word: affluent
Read [Esc]    symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form


Spelling Word: allegory
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