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in full swing   Speak
ad. in full operation, at the highest level of activity
homeroom   Speak
n. a classroom in which a group of students assembles daily with the same teacher
illusion   Speak
n. a thing that is or is likely to be wrongly perceived or interpreted
bite the dust   Speak
v. fall so that your body hits the ground heavily, die, end in failure
obscene   Speak
n. offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency
gyration   Speak
n. a rapid movement in a circle or spiral; a whirling motion
bead   Speak
n. a small piece of glass or stone, typically rounded for threading
rambunctious   Speak
a. uncontrollably exuberant; boisterous, wild
repeal   Speak
v. revoke or annul
gubernatorial   Speak
a. of or relating to a state governor or the office of state governor
 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 9 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
nadir
naivete
narcotic
nascent
nauseate
navigable
nebulous
necromancy
negate
neglect
negligible
negotiation
neologism
neonate
neophyte
nepotism
nettle
neutral
neutron
nicety
nihilist
noisome
noisy
nomadic
nomenclature
nominal
nonchalance
noncommittal
nonconformist
nonconformity
nondescript
nonentity
nonplus
nonverbal
nostalgia
nostrum
notable
notably
notoriety
notorious
notoriously
noxious
nucleus
null
nullify
numismatist
nuptial
nutrient
nutritional
oaf
obdurate
obese
obfuscate
obligation
obligatory
oblige
oblique
obliterate
obsequious
obsessed
obstetrician
obstinate
obstreperous
obtain
obtrude
obtuse
obviate
obvious
occupy
odious
odium
odorless
odorous
offensive
officious
ogle
olfactory
oligarchy
omit
omnipotent
omnipresent
omniscient
omnivorous
onerous
onus
opalescent
opaque
opiate
opine
opportune
opportunity
opposed
opprobrious
optician
optimistic
opulence
opus
oracular
orator
oratorio
orchard
ordain
ordination
organically
orient
originate
ornate
ornery
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
auxiliary: Read  helper, additional or subsidiary

avarice: Read  greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain

averse: Read  reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling

aviary: Read  large cage, building, or enclosure in which birds are reared or kept

avid: Read  greedy; eager for; marked by keen interest and enthusiasm

avoidance: Read  keeping away from or preventing from happening

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
accident  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
flexible; becoming or being made suitable to particular situation or use
Exercise
in manner of uncle, pertaining to uncle; kind, genial, benevolent or tolerant
Exercise
one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; sudden, and unexpected event
accusation  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
support; active pleading on behalf of something
Exercise
inadvertently; by chance; casually; fortuitously; not essentially or intrinsically
Exercise
place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
acrophobia  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
established procedure for solving problem
Exercise
essential quality; reputation; honor
Exercise
fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
Exercise
muddle; drive crazy; become confused
adaptable  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
having the character of an anecdote; of short story of interesting or humorous incident
Exercise
flexible; becoming or being made suitable to particular situation or use
Exercise
fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; act of seizing or capturing; understanding
Exercise
moving at an easy pace; walk slowly or leisurely
allegory  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
Exercise
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
Exercise
upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
in an uncomfortable, nervous or embarrassed way
apostate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
manually skilled worker; craftsman, as opposed to artist
Exercise
embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
Exercise
the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
Exercise
one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
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7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad


Spelling Word: abominable
Read [Esc]    being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native


Spelling Word: aboriginal
Read [Esc]    accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt


Spelling Word: acclimate
Read [Esc]    increase by natural growth or addition; concentration


Spelling Word: accumulation
Read [Esc]    proceed; move forward; improve; moving forward


Spelling Word: advance
Read [Esc]    one who is skeptical of existence of a god or any ultimate reality


Spelling Word: agnostic
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