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 SAT Vocabulary in Sentences
Scientists knew that photons striking a plant’s leaves triggered a cascade that ultimately resulted in sugar production, but no one knew exactly how that worked.
n. photon
a particle representing a quantum of light or other electromagnetic radiation
n. cascade
a small waterfall
a process whereby something is successively passed on
The move triggered protests from conservation groups and a frenzy on social media from opponents who posted pictures of Trump sons, who are avid hunters, posing with the cutoff tail of a slain elephant on Twitter.
n. frenzy
a state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behavior
a. avid
having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something
Overall mortality rates are up from the same time last year, and deaths from drug overdoses in America rose a whopping 21% last year.
n. mortality
death, especially on a large scale
 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List
1   Overview:
3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List is for middle level high school students who are going to take SAT test. The vocabulary is to recall known words and learn new words to focus on SAT vocabulary test. Usually the task would last three or more months. If you are aiming to top universities, like Harvard, this 3000 common words list can offer you a solid start point to challenge harder SAT vocabulary list.

This vocabulary consists of 3000 words that high school students, especially of 12th grade, must have before test day. As well as traditional definitions and explanations, the vocabulary also includes interactive exercise, such as meaning matching, spelling. These tools are available for each word and can be launched through a few clicks. In addition, the vocabulary also offers printable flash cards, PDF word lists, and other offline materials.

SAT vocabulary is one of controversial topics in high school education. SAT organizer claims the test wouldn't emphasize on size of student's vocabulary, but all we know that vocabulary skill is the base of language skill. SAT doesn't test difficult words exclusively. It's true, but never means vocabulary isn't important in SAT test any more. Of course, the content and size of SAT vocabulary are changing in recent years. New SAT words are easier to master by common students.

If you are serious to your SAT test and want to improve the final score, you have to own a strong SAT vocabulary. It means that you are ready to spend enough time to build vocabulary. If you schedule at least 3 months for this job, 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List is a good candidate. Try some contents quickly, you may find it helps very much in your SAT preparing.

Last but not least, SAT Official Website is a right place to solve any SAT related puzzles. Any doubt or confusion involved with SAT vocabulary building may impact your preparing and even final score, don't hesitate to get here to clarify questions.

2   Alternative vocabularies:
We know one vocabulary cannot cover all SAT test takers' requirements. If you think it doesn't match with your circumstance, please try any alternative vocabularies at the web site. You can find some SAT vocabularies from Internet too. Especially, three of them are deserved to recommend.

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3600 SAT Vocabulary List is a relatively full SAT vocabulary list. Students can look up definitions (powered by Wordnik.com) on demand. It helps to go through all words quickly. This is a handy tool to review SAT words in fast way. If you just want to review known words as soon as possible, try it.3600 SAT Vocabulary List

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Words of Group 9 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
gossamer
gourmand
granary
grandeur
grandiloquent
grandiose
granular
granulate
grapple
gratification
gratify
gratuitous
gratuity
gravity
gregarious
grief
grievance
grievous
grimace
grindstone
grisly
grotesque
grotto
ground
guess
guile
guileless
guise
gullible
gusto
haggard
halcyon
harangue
harass
harbinger
harmonious
havoc
hazard
heedless
heinous
herbivorous
hereditary
heredity
heresy
heretic
heritage
hesitant
heterodox
heterogeneous
hiatus
hibernal
hideous
hilarious
hinder
hindrance
hoard
hoarse
homage
homogeneous
hoodwink
horde
hospitable
hospitality
hostility
humane
humanitarian
humiliate
hustle
hybrid
hygiene
hypercritical
hypnosis
hypnotic
hypocrisy
hypocrite
hypodermic
hypothesis
hysteria
ichthyology
icon
idiom
idiosyncrasy
ignoble
illegible
illegitimate
illicit
illimitable
illiterate
illuminate
illusion
illusive
illusory
imaginary
imbibe
imitation
immaculate
immense
immerse
immersion
immigrant
immigrate
imminent
immoral
immune
immutable
impair
impalpable
impartial
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
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alien: Read
a. Syn. strange; unfamiliar; foreign
dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person

alkali: Read
n.
soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash; one of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, and ammonia

allege: Read
v. Syn. affirm
state without proof; assert to be true

alleviate: Read
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

alliance: Read
n.
state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties

allude: Read
v. Syn. imply; refer
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abject  Read
Exercise
capable of using either hand with equal ease
Exercise
preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish
Exercise
additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item
Exercise
being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
abstinence  Read
Exercise
restraint from eating or drinking; refraining from indulging appetite or desire
Exercise
state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties
Exercise
give up or surrender; deny something to oneself
Exercise
unusual; not typical; not normal
abusive  Read
Exercise
coarsely insulting; physically harmful; characterized by improper or wrongful use
Exercise
gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
Exercise
humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
Exercise
renounce upon oath; abandon forever
abut  Read
Exercise
process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
Exercise
gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
Exercise
capable of using either hand with equal ease
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
accusation  Read
Exercise
criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
Exercise
indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Exercise
put into motion or action; activate
Exercise
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
acerbity  Read
Exercise
gentle or friendly reproof; cautionary advice or warning
Exercise
bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
Exercise
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
Exercise
state of being allied; act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties
addendum  Read
Exercise
combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Exercise
something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
Exercise
approach; entry; entrance
administrator  Read
Exercise
put into motion or action; activate
Exercise
pile up; collect; mount up; increase
Exercise
one who manages a government agency or department
Exercise
process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration
advent  Read
Exercise
coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
Exercise
of the same kin; related by blood
Exercise
calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
aghast  Read
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
Exercise
put into motion or action; activate
Exercise
coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important
Exercise
struck by shock, terror, or amazement
7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
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v. Syn. scrape; erode
wear away by friction; scrape; erode


Spelling Word: abrade
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v. Syn. condense; shorten
condense; shorten; reduce length of written text


Spelling Word: abridge
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v.
approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with demand or request


Spelling Word: accost
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v. Syn. collect
pile up; collect; mount up; increase


Spelling Word: accumulate
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n. Syn. exoneration
state of being found or proved not guilty; judgment of not guilty


Spelling Word: acquittal
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v. Syn. overshadow; shade
give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade


Spelling Word: adumbrate
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v. Syn. urge; support
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something


Spelling Word: advocate
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v. Syn. increase; intensify
increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation


Spelling Word: aggrandize
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n.
cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness


Spelling Word: alacrity
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n.
a list of names; a register for visitors; a blank book, in which to insert autographs sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs


Spelling Word: album