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ACT test has 3 sections related to English skills, so test takers have to prepare ACT vocabulary seriously. However, there is no official vocabulary list to study. This list is edited and maintained by tutors of www.examword.com, which matches with the level of common grade 12 students and concentrates on requirement of reading section, because vocabulary is the base of reading, you can get a good reading mark only when having a strong ACT vocabulary. It’s a full size and middle level word list. On average, grade 12 students spend 3 to 6 months on it. Most of them study these words for reading purpose; meanwhile a few students pick up some words to spell and prepare for writing test. Although ACT test doesn’t emphasize strong or large vocabulary, words are essential element of any language. If you want to have a good score in ACT, this full size vocabulary will give you a hand, especially on ACT reading test.


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animated: Read  having life or vigor or spirit; filled with activity; in form of cartoon

animus: Read  feeling of enmity or ill will; attitude that informs one's actions; disposition

annals: Read  chronological record of the events of successive years

annihilate: Read  destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence

annotate: Read  comment; make explanatory notes

announce: Read  herald; give out; proclaim; make known publicly

announcement: Read  formal public statement; act of making known publicly

annoy: Read  disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate

annuity: Read  annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year

annul: Read  make or declare void or invalid; reduce to nothing

anodyne: Read  source of relaxation or comfort; medicine that relieves pain

anoint: Read  apply oil or similar substance to; put oil on during religious ceremony as a sign of sanctification or consecration.

anomalous: Read  deviating from normal or common order, form, or rule

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

anonymous: Read  having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name

antagonism: Read  active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antecede: Read  precede; go before in time, and sometimes in place, rank, or logical order

antecedents: Read  preceding events or circumstances that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background

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

anthology: Read  book of literary selections by various authors

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 3500 ACT Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
abase  Read
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self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
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humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
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refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
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one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
abjure  Read
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free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
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renounce upon oath; abandon forever
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funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
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lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy
abundantly  Read
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one who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position
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proceed; move forward; improve; moving forward
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fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
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in great numbers; in a plentiful or sufficient degree; plentifully
acclaim  Read
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applaud; announce with great approval
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renounce upon oath; abandon forever
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collection; heap; act or process of gathering into a mass
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exert; put into service; avail oneself to;
acrimonious  Read
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
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endowed with life; alive; living; animated
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fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
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comparable; similar or alike
admittedly  Read
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doubtlessly; in an acknowledged manner; confessedly
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gradual decrease in numbers; reduction in work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment
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mental keenness; quickness of perception
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person who seeks to overturn established government; advocate of abolishing authority
affix  Read
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fasten; append; add on; secure to something
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indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor
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the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; halo
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humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
agglomeration  Read
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activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
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one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
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collection; heap; act or process of gathering into a mass
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
animate  Read
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recklessly unrestrained; deserted; left to destruction
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rubbing away; tending to grind down
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lawyer; one who is appointed by another to act in his place or stead; proxy
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endowed with life; alive; living; animated
appropriation  Read
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established procedure for solving problem
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herald; give out; proclaim; make known publicly
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fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
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funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
 3500 ACT Vocabulary - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc]    make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase


Spelling Word: abbreviate
Read [Esc]    abnormal; markedly different from an accepted norm


Spelling Word: aberrant
Read [Esc]    faster rate of improvement; rate of change of velocity with respect to time


Spelling Word: acceleration
Read [Esc]    something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book


Spelling Word: addendum
Read [Esc]    be next to; be contiguous to; border on


Spelling Word: adjoin
Read [Esc]    collection; heap; act or process of gathering into a mass


Spelling Word: agglomeration
Read [Esc]    in the middle of; among; surrounded by


Spelling Word: amid
Read [Esc]    having time error in story; erroneous in date; in wrong time


Spelling Word: anachronistic
Read [Esc]    family descent; series or line of ancestors; lineage


Spelling Word: ancestry
Read [Esc]    annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year


Spelling Word: annuity