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3500 ACT Vocabulary (1)

When high school students prepare ACT test, so many tasks are in their list. Review and enhance vocabulary is usually the hardest one. As we know, ACT test consists of multiple sections; three of them are actually to test English skills. Words are the basic elements of language. If you want to success in ACT test, you have to build ACT vocabulary seriously.

You may hear ACT vocabulary somewhere and sometime, but there is never an official ACT vocabulary. ACT vocabulary is only a concept to enclose words that probably occur in ACT test papers; its contents vary on different scenarios: the test takers' level and pursuit. 3500 ACT Vocabulary is edited and maintained by tutors of examword.com, which matches with the common 12th grade students and concentrates on requirement of reading section.

Vocabulary is the key asset in all reading tests. You have chance to get a good score in reading test only when having a strong ACT vocabulary. In addition, comparing with other test sections, like writing, reading test has the toughest vocabulary criteria. Namely, writing words are usually in reading vocabulary, but the reverse isn't true. So if you plan to choose one vocabulary to cover all test sections, 3500 ACT Vocabulary is a good candidate.

This is an all in one middle level list. On average, 12th grade students should schedule 3 to 6 months to study and review its words. They at least understand or know these words for reading purpose; meanwhile some students also pick up some words to exercise spelling and prepare for writing test. ACT organizer insists that the test doesn't emphasize strong or large vocabulary, it seems true. However, it doesn't mean you have chance to have a good score by bad vocabulary skill. Vocabulary is necessary for any English test, ACT has no exception. Want to improve your performance in ACT test? This vocabulary will give you a hand, especially on ACT reading test.


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apathy: Read  lack of caring; indifference

apex: Read  highest point; vertex; summit; climax

aphorism: Read  definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion

aplomb: Read  poise; self-confident assurance

apogee: Read  the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited

apologist: Read  person who argues in defense or justification of something, such as doctrine, policy, or institution

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abate  Read
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into separate parts or pieces; apart
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subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
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serving as aid or accessory; auxiliary
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free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
abide  Read
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endure; put up with; bear; tolerate
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subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
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nook; small, recessed section of a room
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fasten; append; add on; secure to something
accidentally  Read
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fasten; append; add on; secure to something
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attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
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inadvertently; by chance; casually; fortuitously; not essentially or intrinsically
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muddle; drive crazy; become confused
agenda  Read
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items of business at a meeting; list or program of things to be done or considered
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prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
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medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
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something added or to be added, especially a supplement to a book
agility  Read
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mentally quick; moving quickly and lightly
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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equip; provide with military equipment
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superiority or decisive advantage; domination
ancestor  Read
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nook; small, recessed section of a room
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forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor
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cut off part of body, especially by surgery; prune
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superiority or decisive advantage; domination
antagonism  Read
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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flexible; becoming or being made suitable to particular situation or use
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examination of accounts; adjustment or correction of accounts
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essential quality; reputation; honor
aphorism  Read
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essential quality; reputation; honor
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definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
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skillful and adept under pressing conditions
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
arcane  Read
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
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examination of accounts; adjustment or correction of accounts
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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lasting for a long time; enduring; permanent
arduous  Read
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essential quality; reputation; honor
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incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
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demanding great effort or labor; difficult
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equip; provide with military equipment
Read [Esc]    abnormal; markedly different from an accepted norm


Spelling Word: aberrant
Read [Esc]    being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native


Spelling Word: aboriginal
Read [Esc]    upward slope, as of hill


Spelling Word: acclivity
Read [Esc]    equip; provide with military equipment


Spelling Word: accouter
Read [Esc]    gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill


Spelling Word: achieve
Read [Esc]    nest of bird, such as eagle, built on a cliff or other high place


Spelling Word: aerie
Read [Esc]    destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence


Spelling Word: annihilate
Read [Esc]    depress or discourage with fear; grow faint or become weak


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


Spelling Word: arcane
Read [Esc]    fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food


Spelling Word: aroma