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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:
SAT Vocabulary EBook
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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.

4   Manage Word Status:
To speed up your studying, you can manage words by marking them as New, Known, and Review status. There are two ways: Note page or Panel page to manage words' statuses. You can also save statuses to the cloud and sync back if your device has trouble or want to switch to other devices.

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:
affiliation   Pronounce
n. partnership; alliance; association in the same family or society
This affiliation is a way for us to provide our clients with the full spectrum of services and expertise they need.
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aftermath   Pronounce
n. outcome; consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune
The most critical lesson Barbara has learned from her diagnosis and the aftermath is the importance of selecting a good facility and sticking with it.
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agent   Pronounce
n. one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
Whether your agent is acting in your best interests, I posed that question to a spokesman for the National Association of Realtors.
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alias   Pronounce
n. assumed name; another name; a name that has been assumed temporarily
Since the alias is already defined in our management pack, it should work fine.
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alienate   Pronounce
v. cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally
We could not see what should again alienate us from one another or how one brother could again oppress another.
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allegiance   Pronounce
n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
They didn't want to salute the flag, saying that kind of allegiance is only for God.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
adjacent  Speak
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a. held in common; of a group of people
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a. adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
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n. something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of
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n. a noisy quarrel; contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy
alleviate  Speak
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v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
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v. change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors
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n. someone chosen to judge and decide the disputed issue;  one having the power to make authoritative decisions
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n. mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
amend  Speak
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v. stop motion; curb or restrain
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v. chat; talk informally; engage in a spoken exchange of thoughts
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v. change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors
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n. one that engages in aggression; a person who first attacks
amnesia  Speak
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n. agonizing physical or mental pain; extreme suffering
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n. act of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying
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v. reckon; make a mathematical calculation
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n. partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock or illness
anguish  Speak
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n. essential quality; reputation; honor
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n. state of being nameless; one that is unknown or unacknowledged
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n. agonizing physical or mental pain; extreme suffering
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n. partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock or illness
anonymity  Speak
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n. work of art put together from fragments
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n. state of being nameless; one that is unknown or unacknowledged
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n. inclination or slope; slanted or oblique surface; jargon, especially of thieves; dialect
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v. imitate; mimic, as an ape imitates human actions
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] n. wise saying; brief familiar proverb;  expression of popular wisdom


Spelling Word: adage
Read [Esc] n. payment by a husband to his divorced wife, or vice versa


Spelling Word: alimony
Read [Esc] a. randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle


Spelling Word: arbitrary
Read [Esc] a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others


Spelling Word: arrogant
Read [Esc] a. relating to stars; star-shaped


Spelling Word: astral
Read [Esc] n. examination of dead body; post-mortem


Spelling Word: autopsy
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