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 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary Words
1   Overview:
3000 Common SAT Vocabulary Words is a middle-level list for test-takers to warm up known words and learn new words. Usually, students need three or more months to finish it. If you aim to good rank universities, the list is a solid start point to challenge harder SAT vocabulary.

The voca consists of 3000+ SAT words that high school students, especially of 12th grade, should master before SAT exam. In addition to normal definitions and explanations, the vocabulary also includes interactive exercises, such as meaning matching and spelling. These exercises, which are available for each word, can be launched with a few clicks. For those who prefer to study SAT vocabulary offline or in a traditional way, the vocabulary offers printable flashcards and PDF files.

If you want to have a better SAT score, you have to own a strong SAT vocabulary that impacts all test modules. It means that you will spend more time studying SAT words. If you schedule 3 months or more, this list is a good candidate. Try some content quickly; you can know if it matches your current vocabulary level and helps to up vocabulary skill efficiently.

Does this SAT Vocabulary List meet your case? We divide the words into 3 levels; each level consists of 4 groups. Want to view them quickly? Watch them here.



Last but not least, SAT Official Website is the right place to solve problems related to the SAT. Any doubts or questions about SAT vocabulary may impact your preparation and even final score, don't hesitate to get there and clarify them.

2   Alternative SAT vocabularies:
We know one words list cannot cover all SAT takers' requirements. If you think the 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List doesn't match your circumstance, please try other lists on the website. (You can also look for more SAT vocabulary lists from the Internet.)

However, if you are serious about preparing for SAT, any smaller or easier lists shouldn't be an option unless you use them as a supplement. For example, the following 2 vocabularies are deserved to recommend. As for supplements of 3000 common SAT vocabulary, they are very useful for enhancing reading and writing words, especially for high score hunters.



3   Words' EBook, PDF, and Cards:
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SAT Vocabulary PDF List
Some students like using PDF lists to learn and review words. We do offer a handy feature to make SAT PDF word list for each group. Below are demos of Level 1's first group, including 9 non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' word list from the website; the details are in:

SAT Vocabulary Cards
Cards are useful tools for some students to study new words. We offer two buttons to make SAT one-side and two-side flashcards for each group. Below are one-side cards for Level 1's first group, including 9 non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' cards, either one-side or two-side, from the website; the details are in:

DIY - PDF files
Some students need PDF files to study English words. We did publish some SAT vocabulary lists in PDF. However, we encourage our visitors to create customized files based on our SAT vocabulary lists.

We have provided a web app to customize PDF through various vocabularies, which can be directly run from Print Vocabulary in PDF. It can load all vocabularies of this website; 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List is one of them.

If you need more flexible solutions, e.g., you plan to include non-English definitions, we suggest to follow Download SAT Vocabulary PDF. In addition to print the whole group's words, it tells you how to leverage other free Internet PDF tools to produce a PDF file based on this website's vocabulary lists in a few minutes.

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Word status works for all vocabularies on the website, including 3000 SAT Words. It is a handy flag to skip known words and focus on new and half-familiar words.

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Words of Group 1: (Part of words, select list to view all.)
abandon
abduction
abject
abrasive
absolute
absolve
absorb
abstinence
abstract
abusive
abyss
academic
accelerate
accessible
accessory
accommodate
accomplice
accord
acknowledge
acme
acquire
acquittal
acute
adage
adamant
adapt
addiction
address
adept
adhere
adjacent
administration
adolescence
adversary
adverse
adversity
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6   Demonstrate word list style:
atlas   Pronounce
n. a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables
Embarrassed at being unable to distinguish Slovenia from Slovakia, George W. finally consulted an atlas.
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attain   Pronounce
v. achieve or accomplish; gain
The scarecrow sought to attain one goal: he wished to obtain a brain.
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attest   Pronounce
v. testify; authenticate, affirm to be true
Having served as a member of the Grand Jury, I can attest that our system of indicting individuals requires improvement.
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audit   Pronounce
v. examine, verify, or correct the financial accounts of
Independent accountants audit the company annually.
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august   Pronounce
a. impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration
Visiting the palace at Versailles, she was impressed by the august surroundings in which she found herself.
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autopsy   Pronounce
n. examination of dead body; post-mortem
The medical examiner ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
aftermath  Speak
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n. a metal tool with a sharp edge used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal
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n. outcome; consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune
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n. hiding place; secret store of valuables or money
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n. having foresight; fortuneteller
amulet  Speak
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v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
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n. small and economical car; small cosmetics case
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v. declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly
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n. object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury; charm
animosity  Speak
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n. bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
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n. state of being nameless; one that is unknown or unacknowledged
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a. mild and pleasant; fragrant
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n. outcome; consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune
antidote  Speak
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a. morally pure in thought or conduct; decent and modest
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v. do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
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n. medicine to counteract a poison or disease; an agent that relieves or counteracts
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n. lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger
apocalyptic  Speak
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v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate
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a. prophetic; involving or portending widespread devastation
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n. propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
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n. hiding place; secret store of valuables or money
array  Speak
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v. set out for display or use; place in orderly arrangement
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a. mild and pleasant; fragrant
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n. a metal tool with a sharp edge used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal
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n. outcome; consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell


Spelling Word: abyss
Read [Esc] v. gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with a tracking system


Spelling Word: acquire
Read [Esc] v. make a formal speech to; deal with or discuss; direct efforts or attention of


Spelling Word: address
Read [Esc] n. state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


Spelling Word: adversity
Read [Esc] n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion


Spelling Word: allegiance
Read [Esc] v. attract with something desirable; be highly, often subtly attractive


Spelling Word: allure
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