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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 3 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
fitful
flagrant
flamboyant
flaunt
flippant
hamper
hangar
harangue
hasten
haughtiness
headstrong
hedonist
heed
heresy
hiatus
hinder
histrionic
hoary
hone
hyperbole
hypochondriac
hypocritical
idiosyncrasy
ignominy
illuminate
illusory
immutable
impartial
impecunious
impious
impoverished
impromptu
inadvertent
incantation
incessant
incipient
inclination
incoherent
incongruous
inconsequential
indelible
indifferent
indigenous
indulgent
ineffable
inept
inertia
inevitable
inexorable
infallible
infamous
infer
kindle
knotty
labyrinth
laceration
lachrymose
lackluster
laconic
lampoon
lance
languid
languish
larceny
largess
laud
lavish
lax
legend
legion
lethargic
levity
libertarian
liniment
lithe
livid
lofty
longevity
loquacious
lucid
ludicrous
lummox
luscious
lynch
maelstrom
magnanimous
magnate
maladroit
malady
malediction
malefactor
malingerer
malleable
mallet
marred
marshal
marsupial
martinet
masochist
maverick
3   Demonstrate word list style:
blighted: Read  suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled

bolster: Read  support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion

bourgeois: Read  middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional

brevity: Read  quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression

brusque: Read  abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly

bureaucracy: Read  over-regulated administrative system

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4   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abrogate  Speak
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straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
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randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
accolade  Speak
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award of merit; expression of approval; praise
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rubbing away; tending to grind down
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middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
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support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
acuity  Speak
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large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
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relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
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purging or cleansing of any passage of body
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sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
adversity  Speak
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criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
affable  Speak
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randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
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easily approachable; warmly friendly
anarchy  Speak
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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5   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


Spelling Word: abstemious
Read [Esc]    fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places


Spelling Word: acrophobia
Read [Esc]    skillful and adept under pressing conditions


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


Spelling Word: ambiguity
Read [Esc]    feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent


Spelling Word: apathetic
Read [Esc]    bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve


Spelling Word: appease
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