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 ACT Vocabulary in Sentences
Little did he know when he was sworn in as chief minister of the Indian state of Karnataka on May 17th, but his tenure was destined to be brief.
v. swear someone in
administer an oath to someone who then officially begins in office
v. destine
intend or choose for a particular purpose or end
He unveiled a plan to rebuild southern Damascus, including areas that run along the camp's edge; some suggest relocating the Palestinians to distant scrubland.
v. run along
be in line with; form a line along
n. scrubland
land consisting of scrub vegetation
Publishers are producing a cascade of books on his life and thought, from doorstop book Das Kapital, to slim pamphlet Communist Manifesto.
n. doorstop book
a large, boring book, generally considered a classic
 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 5 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
earthy
ebb
ebullient
eccentricity
ecclesiastic
eclectic
ecologist
edentate
edible
edict
edify
educated
efface
effective
effectiveness
effectual
effervescence
efficacy
efficiency
efficient
effigy
effluvia
effort
effrontery
effusive
eggshell
egoism
egress
ejaculation
elaboration
elate
elated
elbow
electron
elegy
element
elicit
eliminate
elixir
ellipsis
elliptical
eloquence
eloquent
elucidate
elude
emaciated
emanate
emancipate
emancipation
embargo
embarrass
embed
embellish
embody
embrace
embroider
embroidery
embroiled
embryonic
emend
emendation
eminence
eminent
emit
emollient
emotion
empirical
emulate
enamored
encase
encipher
encircle
enclave
enclose
encomium
encompass
encounter
encroach
encroachment
encumber
endangered
endearment
endeavor
endemic
endlessly
endow
endowment
enduring
energize
enervate
enfranchise
engender
engrave
engross
engulf
enigmatic
enjoin
enlightenment
enmity
ennui
enormity
enrage
enrapture
ensconce
entail
enterprising
enthrall
enthusiasm
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
[6 Words Quick View]

abandon: Read  lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm

abandonment: Read  giving up completely; freedom from constraint

abash: Read  embarrass; make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert

abbreviate: Read  make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase

aberrant: Read  abnormal; markedly different from an accepted norm

abeyance: Read  suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abbreviate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
energetically; vigorously; in an active manner; voluntarily, not passively
Exercise
make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
Exercise
lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy
Exercise
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
abdicate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
Exercise
put into motion or action; activate
Exercise
place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy
aboriginal  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
Exercise
pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
Exercise
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
affront  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
precede; go before in time, and sometimes in place, rank, or logical order
Exercise
emphasize; stress; pronounce with a stress or accent; mark with an accent
Exercise
insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect
Exercise
make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
agnostic  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
one who is skeptical of existence of a god or any ultimate reality
Exercise
not normal; unusual or irregular; not representative of a group, class, or type
Exercise
preventing infection; having cleansing effect
Exercise
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
agrarian  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
Exercise
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
Exercise
pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
Exercise
source of relaxation or comfort; medicine that relieves pain
alimentary  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
providing nourishment; concerned with food, nutrition, or digestion
Exercise
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
Exercise
abnormal; markedly different from an accepted norm
Exercise
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
amiable  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
Exercise
distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind
Exercise
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
annotate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
comment; make explanatory notes
Exercise
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
Exercise
make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase
Exercise
accidental; casual; not inherent but added extrinsically
aquiline  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
curved or hooked like an eagle's beak
Exercise
analyze; evaluate; examine by trial or experiment; put to test
Exercise
providing nourishment; concerned with food, nutrition, or digestion
Exercise
helper, additional or subsidiary
7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    embarrass; make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert


Spelling Word: abash
Read [Esc]    habitual not to appear, especially for work or other regular duty


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


Spelling Word: abstemious
Read [Esc]    expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude


Spelling Word: adept
Read [Esc]    cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb


Spelling Word: agitate
Read [Esc]    unselfishly generous; concerned for others


Spelling Word: altruistic
Read [Esc]    combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury


Spelling Word: amalgamate
Read [Esc]    moving at an easy pace; walk slowly or leisurely


Spelling Word: amble
Read [Esc]    destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence


Spelling Word: annihilate
Read [Esc]    antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times


Spelling Word: antediluvian