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Vocabulary Study Online By Level (VSOBL) is a Fast, Reliable, and Handy tool to prepare English exam vocabulary. (Available for all VIP accounts: US$2/Month). It has built-in word lists: 6000 IELTS words, 6000 TOEFL words, 5000 GRE words, and 3000 SAT words. You can load them by level with one click.
 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 to challenge harder SAT vocabulary.

The vocabulary consists of 3000+ SAT words that high school students, especially in 12th grade, should master before SAT exam. These words are mainly from recent SAT papers and the College Board's official practice materials.

In addition to definitions and explanations, the vocabulary includes interactive exercises, such as meaning matching and spelling. These exercises, available for each word, can be launched with a few clicks. For those who prefer to study SAT vocabulary offline or traditionally, the vocabulary offers printable flashcards and PDF files.

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

Does this SAT Vocabulary List meet your case? We divide the words into three levels; each 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. If any doubts or questions about SAT vocabulary may impact your preparation and even your 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.

However, if you are serious about preparing for SAT, smaller or easier lists shouldn't be an option unless you use them as a supplement. For example, we recommend the following two vocabularies to supplement 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
We have published an ebook that matches the 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List. Students can buy from leading ebook distributors.

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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 nine non-English explanations.If you have a VIP account, you can print all groups' word list on the website; the details are in:

SAT Vocabulary Cards
Cards are helpful 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; 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; the 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 following Download SAT Vocabulary PDF. In addition to printing 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:
There are two ways: the Note page or the Panel page to manage words' statuses. To speed up your studying, you can manage the words by marking them as New, Known, and Review status. You can also save the 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:
apocalyptic   Pronounce
a. prophetic; involving or portending widespread devastation
The crowd jeered the preacher's apocalyptic predictions of doom at the street.
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appease   Pronounce
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Tom and Jody tried to appease the crying baby by offering him one toy after another, but he would not calm down.
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appreciate   Pronounce
v. be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of
I am truly thankful for the stocks, which would appreciate in value considerably in future years.
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appropriate   Pronounce
v. acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
The ranch owners appropriate the lands that have originally been set aside for the Indians' use.
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arbitrary   Pronounce
a. randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
He threw an arbitrary assortment of clothes into his suitcase and headed off, not caring where he went.
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arcade   Pronounce
n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place
The arcade was popular with shoppers because it protected the summer sun and the winter rain.
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7   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
absolute  Speak
Exercise
v. obtain or bargain for exemption or substitution; regularly travel from a place of residence to another place
Exercise
n. over-regulated administrative system
Exercise
a. perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain
Exercise
a. of extraordinary size; huge; gigantic
absorb  Speak
Exercise
a. elegant or tasteful; of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste
Exercise
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate
Exercise
v. assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention
Exercise
n. something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of
affliction  Speak
Exercise
a. overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
Exercise
n. cause or condition of pain, suffering, or distress
Exercise
a. determined to do or have
Exercise
n. refusal to yield; readiness to contend or resist
alleviate  Speak
Exercise
a. broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church
Exercise
a. mild and pleasant; fragrant
Exercise
v. make pieces of money from metal; invent or fabricate
Exercise
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
application  Speak
Exercise
n. close attention; work of applying something; verbal or written request for assistance
Exercise
v. secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate
Exercise
a. broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church
Exercise
a. elegant or tasteful; of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste
atlas  Speak
Exercise
v. testify; authenticate, affirm to be true
Exercise
a. swollen or puffed as with water or air
Exercise
n. a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables
Exercise
a. weighting authority; peremptory and dictatorial
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8   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc] n. the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal


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


Spelling Word: address
Read [Esc] a. expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude


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


Spelling Word: adversity
Read [Esc] a. having life or vigor or spirit; filled with activity; in the form of cartoon


Spelling Word: animated
Read [Esc] n. covered passageway, usually lined with shops; simple arched opening in a wall; vault or vaulted place


Spelling Word: arcade
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