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 ACT Vocabulary in Sentences
Though Blockstack and its ilk have done the same, their main aim is to make the online world a more decentralized place; again, this sounds like the sort of thing geeks said in the 1990s.
ilk
n. a type of people or things similar to those already referred to
geek
n. an unfashionable or socially inept person
The commission requested the power to levy larger fines, saying that the current cap of £20,000 per offence risked a mere cost of doing business for rule-breaking campaigns.
levy
v. impose a tax, fee, or fine
offence
n. a breach of a law or rule; an illegal act
Many e-bikes are powered by gear -the highest margin component- from Bosch, a German conglomerate, which only started tinkering with the technology in 2009.
conglomerate
n. a number of different things or parts that are put or grouped together to form a whole but remain distinct entities
 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 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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alcove: Read  nook; small, recessed section of a room

alien: Read  dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person

allay: Read  calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve

allegory: Read  symbolic representation of abstract ideas or principles in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form

allocate: Read  assign; distribute according to plan

allusion: Read  indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abeyance  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
Exercise
officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system
accommodating  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
enormously large or extensive; relating to astronomy
Exercise
hand tool for boring holes; hollow drill used to take core samples of soil, ice
Exercise
helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
Exercise
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
accumulation  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
increase by natural growth or addition; concentration
Exercise
make or become better; improve; grow better
Exercise
great mass of falling snow and ice
Exercise
person who seeks to overturn established government; advocate of abolishing authority
agnostic  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
one who is skeptical of existence of a god or any ultimate reality
Exercise
activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
Exercise
gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system
Exercise
enormously large or extensive; relating to astronomy
ambivalence  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
applaud; announce with great approval
Exercise
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
Exercise
aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
apathy  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
Exercise
state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
Exercise
displaying characteristics of previous cultural era or of previous ancestral form
Exercise
lack of caring; indifference
aphasia  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
loss of speech due to injury or illness
Exercise
having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial
Exercise
fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
Exercise
cut off part of body, especially by surgery; prune
arable  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
applaud; announce with great approval
Exercise
upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
fit for growing crops, as by plowing
Exercise
having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial
aroma  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
Exercise
assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
arousal  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
act of awaking from sleep; arousing from what is like sleep
Exercise
increase by natural growth or addition; concentration
Exercise
give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
Exercise
loss of speech due to injury or illness
7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    muddle; drive crazy; become confused


Spelling Word: addle
Read [Esc]    collection; heap; act or process of gathering into a mass


Spelling Word: agglomeration
Read [Esc]    refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion


Spelling Word: allude
Read [Esc]    capable of using either hand with equal ease


Spelling Word: ambidextrous
Read [Esc]    able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary


Spelling Word: ambulatory
Read [Esc]    comparable; similar or alike


Spelling Word: analogous
Read [Esc]    poise; self-confident assurance


Spelling Word: aplomb
Read [Esc]    ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible


Spelling Word: apparition
Read [Esc]    durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use


Spelling Word: appliance
Read [Esc]    term during which one learns a trade from skilled worker; service or legal condition of an apprentice


Spelling Word: apprenticeship