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 ACT Vocabulary in Sentences
Jesus taught that life does not end after our bodies die. He made this startling claim: I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die like everyone else, will live again.
n. resurrection
the act of rising from the dead
They've fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in neighboring Bangladesh; the amount of people is just unfathomable, and U.N. called the exodus as the fastest growing refugee crisis.
a. unfathomable
incapable of being fully explored or understood
n. exodus
a mass departure of people, especially emigrants
Muons are produced when cosmic rays - high-speed atom fragments that hurtle through space - smash into the atmosphere; they carpet bomb Earth at a rate of 10,000 per square meter per minute.
n. muon
an unstable subatomic particle of the same class as an electron, but with a mass around 200 times greater
v. hurtle
move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in a wildly uncontrolled manner
 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.

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 others...SAT 1200 Words in 30 Days

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 others...SAT 4000 Words.



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Words of Group 4 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
dagger
dais
damp
dangerous
dapper
dappled
daub
daunt
dauntless
dawdle
deadlock
deadly
deadpan
dearth
debase
debatable
debate
debauch
debilitate
debonair
debunk
decadence
decapitate
deceive
decelerate
deciduous
decimate
declaim
declivity
decollete
decomposition
decrepit
decrepitude
decry
deducible
deface
defame
defeat
defeatist
defection
defensive
deference
deficient
deficit
defile
definite
definitive
defoliate
deform
defray
deft
defunct
degradation
dehydrate
deify
deign
deity
deleterious
deliberate
deliberately
delicate
delicious
delineate
delirium
delude
deluge
delve
demagogue
demean
demoniac
demur
demure
demystify
denigrate
denizen
denotation
denouement
denounce
dent
deny
depict
deplete
deplore
depose
depravity
deprecate
depreciate
depreciation
depredation
derelict
deride
derivative
derogate
descant
descry
desecrate
desiccate
desolate
desperate
despoil
despondent
despot
destiny
destitute
destruction
desultory
detect
detective
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
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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

apprise: Read  inform; give notice to; make aware

approbation: Read  expression of warm approval; praise

apropos: Read  with reference or regard; in respect

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abandon  Read
Exercise
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
Exercise
family descent; series or line of ancestors; lineage
Exercise
medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
Exercise
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
abeyance  Read
Exercise
preventing infection; having cleansing effect
Exercise
having life or vigor or spirit; filled with activity; in form of cartoon
Exercise
family descent; series or line of ancestors; lineage
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suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
abiding  Read
Exercise
lasting for a long time; enduring; permanent
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of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
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fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
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suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
affection  Read
Exercise
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
Exercise
estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity
Exercise
collection; heap; act or process of gathering into a mass
Exercise
wear away by friction; scrape; erode
agitation  Read
Exercise
anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance
Exercise
of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
Exercise
in manner of uncle, pertaining to uncle; kind, genial, benevolent or tolerant
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annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year
allusion  Read
Exercise
fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Exercise
indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor
Exercise
wear away by friction; scrape; erode
Exercise
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
ancestry  Read
Exercise
place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
family descent; series or line of ancestors; lineage
Exercise
estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity
Exercise
preventing infection; having cleansing effect
anecdotal  Read
Exercise
combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Exercise
having the character of an anecdote; of short story of interesting or humorous incident
Exercise
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
animated  Read
Exercise
symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
Exercise
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
having life or vigor or spirit; filled with activity; in form of cartoon
Exercise
incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
antagonism  Read
Exercise
easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner
Exercise
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage


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


Spelling Word: adept
Read [Esc]    give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade


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


Spelling Word: affluent
Read [Esc]    increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation


Spelling Word: aggrandize
Read [Esc]    pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters


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


Spelling Word: allegory
Read [Esc]    particular environment or surrounding influence; atmosphere of environment


Spelling Word: ambience
Read [Esc]    formless; lacking shape or definition


Spelling Word: amorphous
Read [Esc]    contrast; direct contrast; opposition


Spelling Word: antithesis