Hard SAT Words - Group 1

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v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text


Spelling Word: abridge
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n. the act of acquiring or gaining possession


Spelling Word: acquisition
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a. calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics


Spelling Word: actuarial
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v. put into motion or action; activate


Spelling Word: actuate
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v. to assert to be true


Spelling Word: allege
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n. elevated place or structure before which religious ceremonies may be enacted or upon which sacrifices may be offered


Spelling Word: altar
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v. broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase


Spelling Word: amplify
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n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse


Spelling Word: anathema
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n. book of literary selections by various authors


Spelling Word: anthology
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n. person who argues in defense or justification of something, such as doctrine, policy, or institution


Spelling Word: apologist