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 500 Hard SAT Word List
1   Overview:
This 500 hard SAT word list is a middle size but difficult vocabulary. They aren't common or daily words in English but occur in academic or serious reading materials from time to time. Because of newly added words year by year, the original 300 words list is over 500 now.

The hard word list is a valuable supplement to students who want to enrich SAT vocabulary skills, especially to prepare hard words for SAT reading section. The vocabulary is organized into 5 groups; each word has concise explanations and online practices to help master.

The main target of the word list is to learn and review hard SAT words for reading section. Besides, to meet with some tutors and ESL students' special requirements, the word list also offers printable flashcards and non-English explanations of multiple languages for each word.

For those who are looking for larger hard SAT vocabulary, we recommend to consider high school spelling words, which have a total of 1500 words and are organized by grades:
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Words of Group 2 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
circumscribe
circumspect
circumvent
clairvoyant
clamor
clandestine
counterfeit
covert
credible
credulous
cringe
cryptic
curtail
cynical
decorum
decoy
deference
defoliate
defunct
degradation
deleterious
deliberate
demur
denounce
deplete
deplore
depravity
deprecate
deride
derogatory
desecrate
desist
despondent
deter
deteriorate
detrimental
dexterous
digress
dilemma
diligent
dirge
discern
discord
discrepancy
discriminate
disdain
enfranchise
engender
enhance
enigma
ensconce
ephemeral
epicure
epistle
epistolary
equivocate
erratic
esoteric
espouse
etymology
eulogy
euphemism
evacuate
exacerbate
exceptionable
exculpate
execrable
exegesis
exemplary
exemplify
exhaustive
exorcism
expatriate
expedient
expedite
exposition
extol
extraneous
extrinsic
fallacious
falter
fanatical
fanaticism
fastidious
fatuous
feasible
felicitous
fervor
fickle
finesse
3   Demonstrate word list style:
acquiesce: Read  assent; agree without protesting

acrophobia: Read  fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places

adamant: Read  extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding

adulation: Read  excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise

advocate: Read  speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

affable: Read  easily approachable; warmly friendly

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4   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
adroit  Speak
Exercise
antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
Exercise
gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
affable  Speak
Exercise
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
Exercise
straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
Exercise
easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
award of merit; expression of approval; praise
alleviate  Speak
Exercise
straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Exercise
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
aloof  Speak
Exercise
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
Exercise
able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
ambulatory  Speak
Exercise
flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
Exercise
able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
Exercise
antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
animosity  Speak
Exercise
append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
Exercise
secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
Exercise
bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
skillful and adept under pressing conditions
This is 6 words matching. Try matching quizzes of the list
5   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate


Spelling Word: abhor
Read [Esc]    abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority


Spelling Word: abrogate
Read [Esc]    act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest


Spelling Word: absolution
Read [Esc]    cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness


Spelling Word: alacrity
Read [Esc]    state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty


Spelling Word: ambiguity
Read [Esc]    unclear or doubtful in meaning


Spelling Word: ambiguous
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