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 SAT Vocabulary in Sentences
It was reserved for the wealthy, three-storey penthouses had wine cellars, saunas and jacuzzis; the only black residents were servants, in whose quarters windows had to be at least six feet off the ground.
jacuzzi
n. a large bath with a system of underwater jets of water to massage the body
quarters
n. housing or accommodation, esp as provided for military personnel and their families
A congressional inquiry found no evidence to support this, though it confirmed that the Brazilian team had agreed to play an inordinate number of friendlies that drained the players' energies.
inordinate
a. unusually or disproportionately large; excessive
drain
v. deprive of strength or vitality
Some of its inventions have been ludicrous: like an app that sold coins to use at laundromats; but others are world-beaters: microprocessor and smartphones all trace their lineage to the valley.
ludicrous
a. so foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be amusing; ridiculous
 3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List
1   Overview:
3000 Common SAT Vocabulary List is a middle level words list for SAT test takers to recall known words and learn new words. Usually students need three or more months to finish the vocabulary list. If you are aiming to top universities, this 3000 common words can offer you a solid start point to challenge harder SAT vocabulary list.

The vocabulary consists of 3000 words that high school students, especially of 12th grade, must have before SAT exam. 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 files, and other offline materials.

If you are serious to your SAT test and want to have a better score, you have to own a strong SAT vocabulary that impacts all test sections. It means that you are ready to spend more time to study new English words. If you schedule at least 3 months to prepare, this SAT words list is a good candidate. Try some contents quickly, you can find if it helps to enhance your SAT vocabulary.

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3   PDF and Ebook of SAT words:
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Ebook of SAT vocabulary
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Words of Group 14 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
originate
ornate
orthodox
oscillate
ossify
ostentation
ostracize
oust
outbreak
outcast
outcry
outdo
outlandish
outlast
outlaw
outrage
outrageous
outright
outskirt
outstrip
outweigh
overdose
overrun
oversee
overshadow
overthrow
overture
pacify
pact
pagan
pageant
palate
palatial
paleontology
palette
pall
palliate
pallid
palpable
pamphlet
panacea
pandemic
pandemonium
panegyric
panel
panic
panorama
pantomime
papyrus
parable
paradox
paragon
parallel
parallelism
paralysis
paralyze
paramount
paraphernalia
paraphrase
pare
pariah
parity
parliament
parody
paroxysm
parsimonious
participant
participate
partisan
partition
passive
pastoral
paternity
pathos
patriarch
patrician
patronize
paucity
pauper
peccadillo
pecuniary
pedagogy
pedal
pedant
pedestal
pedestrian
pediatrics
peerless
pellucid
penalty
penance
penchant
pendant
pendulum
penetrate
penetration
pennant
pension
penury
perceive
perceptible
perception
percolate
percussion
peremptory
perennial
perfidy
perforate
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
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acid: Read
n.
sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful

acme: Read
n. Syn. apex; apogee; climax; summit
the highest point or level, as of achievement or development; maturity or perfection of animal

acquiesce: Read
v. Syn. assent
assent; agree without protesting

acrid: Read
a. Syn. sharp; bitter
unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent

actuate: Read
v. Syn. motivate; activate
put into motion or action; activate

acute: Read
a. Syn. keen; sharp
quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
absence  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
Exercise
adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Exercise
unclear or doubtful in meaning
Exercise
state of being absent; state of being away
abut  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
succeed in doing; bring to pass; achieve; reach the end of; complete
Exercise
passage from one form or state to another; change
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
Exercise
raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
academic  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention
Exercise
struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education
Exercise
equip; provide with military equipment
accomplish  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
raised structure on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity
Exercise
combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
succeed in doing; bring to pass; achieve; reach the end of; complete
Exercise
field hospital organized as to follow an army in its movements; wagon for conveying the wounded to hospital
addendum  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Exercise
elevation especially above sea level; height
Exercise
something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
Exercise
assumed name; another name; name that has been assumed temporarily
adulterate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
state without proof; assert to be true
Exercise
make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
associate; incorporate
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
advent  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
Exercise
coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important
Exercise
refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
Exercise
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent
adverse  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
Exercise
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
Exercise
apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
Exercise
criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
affiliate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
Exercise
make or become better; improve; grow better
Exercise
associate; incorporate
Exercise
passage from one form or state to another; change
alien  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person
Exercise
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
Exercise
detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
Exercise
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
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v. Syn. encourage
aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage


Spelling Word: abet
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a. Syn. wretched
being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status


Spelling Word: abject
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a. Syn. temperate
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


Spelling Word: abstemious
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a. Syn. scurrilous
coarsely insulting; physically harmful; characterized by improper or wrongful use


Spelling Word: abusive
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v. Syn. adjoin
border upon; adjoin; touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent


Spelling Word: abut
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n.
a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; reeds that are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player


Spelling Word: accordion
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v. Syn. assent
assent; agree without protesting


Spelling Word: acquiesce
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n.
support; active pleading on behalf of something


Spelling Word: advocacy
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v. Syn. fasten; attach
fasten; append; add on; secure to something


Spelling Word: affix
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v. Syn. gather; accumulate
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to


Spelling Word: aggregate