300 Hard SAT Word List
1   Overview:
This 300 hard SAT word list is a middle size but high 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 new added words recent years, ithe list is near to 500 words now.

The hard word list is a valuable supplement to students who want to enrich SAT vocabulary skill, especially to prepare hard words for SAT reading section. These words are organized into 5 groups with concise explanations and online practices of meaning match and spelling.

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

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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:
annex: Read  append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

anomaly: Read  irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order

antediluvian: Read  antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times

antiquated: Read  too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged

apathy: Read  lack of caring; indifference

appease: Read  bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve

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4   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abstain  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
over-regulated administrative system
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serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
accolade  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
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award of merit; expression of approval; praise
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introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
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make shiny by rubbing; polish
alleviate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
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provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
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straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
ambivalence  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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fit for growing crops, as by plowing
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
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abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
anecdote  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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make shiny by rubbing; polish
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youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
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short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
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flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
billowing  SpeakSentences and Contexts
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over-regulated administrative system
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swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms
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fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative
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award of merit; expression of approval; praise
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5   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste


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


Spelling Word: alacrity
Read [Esc]    serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness


Spelling Word: analgesic
Read [Esc]    comparable; similar or alike


Spelling Word: analogous
Read [Esc]    secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated


Spelling Word: arcane
Read [Esc]    defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from


Spelling Word: bilk
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