SAT/ACT Vocabulary Words

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SAT/ACT Vocabulary Words
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  1. Abbreviate
    Shorten, abridge
  2. Abstinence
    act of refraining from
  3. Adulation
    high praise
  4. Adversity
    misfortune
  5. Aesthetic
    pertaining to beauty
  6. Amicable
    agreeable
  7. Anachronistic
    out-of-date
  8. Anecdote
    short account of event
  9. Anonymous
    nameless
  10. Antagonist
    opponent
  11. Arid
    extremely dry
  12. Assiduous
    hard-working
  13. Asylum
    sanctuary
  14. Benevolent
    friendly, helpful
  15. Camaraderie
    trust among friends
  16. Censure
    to criticize harshly
  17. Circuitous
    indirect, roundabout
  18. Clairvoyant
    able to see the future
  19. Collaborate
    to work together
  20. Compassion
    sympathy, mercy
  21. Compromise
    to settle differences
  22. Condescending
    patronizing
  23. Conditional
    provisional, contingent
  24. Conformist
    follower of customs
  25. Congregation
    crowd of people
  26. Convergence
    joining of parts
  27. Deleterious
    harmful
  28. Demagogue
    rabble-rousing leader
  29. Digression
    straying from main point
  30. Diligent
    hard-working
  31. Discredit
    dishonor, disgrace
  32. Disdain
    to regard with scorn
  33. Divergent
    variant, moving apart
  34. Empathy
    sharing of feelings
  35. Emulate
    follow an example
  36. Enervating
    tiring, weakening
  37. Enhance
    improve, augment
  38. Ephemeral
    momentary, fleeting
  39. Evanescent
    short-lived, as an image
  40. Exasperation
    irritation, frustration
  41. Exemplary
    outstanding
  42. Extenuating
    guilt diminishing
  43. Florid
    flushed, ornate
  44. Fortuitous
    lucky
  45. Frugal
    thrifty
  46. Hackneyed
    overused, cliched
  47. Haughty
    arrogant, condescending
  48. Hedonist
    pleasure seeker
  49. Hypothesis
    theory requiring proof
  50. Impetuous
    rash, impulsive
  51. Impute
    to attribute to someone
  52. Incompatible
    unable to work together
  53. Inconsequential
    trivial
  54. Inevitable
    unavoidable, certain
  55. Integrity
    honesty, decency
  56. Intrepid
    fearless, adventurous
  57. Intuitive
    instinctive, untaught
  58. Jubilation
    joy, exultation
  59. Lobbyist
    persuader of legislators
  60. Longevity
    long life
  61. Mundane
    ordinary, common
  62. Nonchalant
    calm, casual
  63. Novice
    beginner
  64. Opulent
    wealthy
  65. Orator
    speaker
  66. Ostentatious
    displaying wealth
  67. Parched
    dried up
  68. Perfidious
    disloyal
  69. Precocious
    talented beyond one's age
  70. Pretentious
    pompous, self-important
  71. Procrastinate
    to delay unnecessarily
  72. Prosaic
    run-of-the-mill
  73. Prosperity
    wealth, success
  74. Provocative
    inflammatory
  75. Prudent
    wise, careful, cautious
  76. Querulous
    irritable
  77. Rancorous
    hateful
  78. Reclusive
    withdrawn, hermit-like
  79. Reconciliation
    agreement after a quarrel
  80. Renovation
    state of being renewed
  81. Resilient
    quick to recover
  82. Restrained
    controlled, restricted
  83. Reverence
    profound respect
  84. Sagacity
    wisdom
  85. Scrutinize
    to observe carefully
  86. Spontaneity
    impulsive action
  87. Spurious
    phony, false
  88. Submissive
    meek
  89. Substantiate
    to verify, confirm
  90. Subtle
    elusive, sly, ambiguous
  91. Superficial
    lacking in depth
  92. Superfluous
    more than enough
  93. Suppress
    to end an activity
  94. Surreptitious
    secret, stealthy
  95. Tactful
    diplomatic, polite
  96. Tenacious
    persistent, resolute
  97. Transient
    temporary, fleeting
  98. Venerable
    respectable due to age
  99. Vindicate
    to clear from blame
  100. Wary
    watchful, alert

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