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 500 Hard SAT Word List
1   Overview:
The 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 for students who want to enrich their SAT vocabulary skills, especially to prepare hard words for SAT reading section. The vocabulary is organized into five groups; each word has concise explanations and online practices to help master.

The main target of the difficult word list is to learn and review hard SAT words for the reading section. Besides, to meet 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 a larger hard SAT vocabulary, we recommend considering high school spelling words, which have a total of 1500 words and are organized by grades:
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Words of Group 4 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
meager
meander
menagerie
noxious
nuance
nullify
obdurate
obfuscate
objective
oblique
obliterate
oblivious
obscure
obsequious
obsession
obsolete
obstreperous
obtuse
obviate
odious
officious
ogle
olfactory
ominous
omnipotent
omniscient
onerous
onus
opaque
ordain
ornate
orthodox
ossify
ostentatious
oust
overt
overwrought
palatable
pallid
palpable
panacea
paradigm
paradox
paragon
paramount
parasite
parched
pariah
parity
parochial
parody
parry
parsimonious
parsimony
partisan
pathos
patron
patronize
placid
plaintiff
plaudit
plausible
plethora
pliable
plumage
plummet
podium
polemical
ponderous
portend
portent
poseur
posterity
posthumous
postulate
potable
potent
pragmatic
pragmatist
preamble
precarious
precedent
precept
precinct
precipice
precipitous
preclude
precocious
predecessor
predicament
preeminent
prerogative
presentiment
presumptuous
pretentious
prevaricate
pristine
proclivity
procrastinate
3   Demonstrate word list style:
affable: Read  easily approachable; warmly friendly

alchemy: Read  medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming

alleviate: Read  provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

amass: Read  collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit

ambiguous: Read  unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambulatory: Read  able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary

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4   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
absolution  Speak
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fit for growing crops, as by plowing
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act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
abstain  Speak
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unclear or doubtful in meaning
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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purging or cleansing of any passage of body
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hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
acquiesce  Speak
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state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
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untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
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assent; agree without protesting
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short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
acrophobia  Speak
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unclear or doubtful in meaning
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fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
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state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
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suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
allay  Speak
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
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medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
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assent; agree without protesting
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youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
ambiguity  Speak
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support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
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fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
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state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
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surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
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5   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
Read [Esc]    act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest


Spelling Word: absolution
Read [Esc]    sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


Spelling Word: abstemious
Read [Esc]    assent; agree without protesting


Spelling Word: acquiesce
Read [Esc]    extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding


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


Spelling Word: adroit
Read [Esc]    state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


Spelling Word: adversity
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