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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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arrogate: Read  claim without justification; claim for oneself without right

arthritis: Read  inflammation of a joint or joints

articulate: Read  expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

artisan: Read  manually skilled worker; craftsman, as opposed to artist

ascendancy: Read  superiority or decisive advantage; domination

ascribe: Read  inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality

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abolish  Read
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antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
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attach; add as supplement or appendix
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cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
abstruse  Read
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assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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attach; add as supplement or appendix
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
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gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
acerbity  Read
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bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
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comment; make explanatory notes
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jurisdiction; power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; government
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embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
adaptable  Read
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having affection or warm regard; loving; fond; kindly inclined; zealous
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flexible; becoming or being made suitable to particular situation or use
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funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
adornment  Read
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moved by sexual love; loving
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embarrass; make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert
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assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
affix  Read
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antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
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bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
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nest of bird, such as eagle, built on a cliff or other high place
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fasten; append; add on; secure to something
affluence  Read
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fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food
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abundance; a plentiful supply of material goods; wealth
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
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greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain
ancillary  Read
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consisting of, relating to, or being in water
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comment; make explanatory notes
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serving as aid or accessory; auxiliary
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bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
annoy  Read
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abundance; a plentiful supply of material goods; wealth
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disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate
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fasten; append; add on; secure to something
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
antagonism  Read
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serving as aid or accessory; auxiliary
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warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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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
Read [Esc]    abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority


Spelling Word: abrogate
Read [Esc]    award of merit; expression of approval; praise


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


Spelling Word: acquiesce
Read [Esc]    hear and settle a case by judicial procedure


Spelling Word: adjudicate
Read [Esc]    items of business at a meeting; list or program of things to be done or considered


Spelling Word: agenda
Read [Esc]    serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness


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


Spelling Word: annuity
Read [Esc]    loss of speech due to injury or illness


Spelling Word: aphasia
Read [Esc]    the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited


Spelling Word: apogee
Read [Esc]    group of closely located islands


Spelling Word: archipelago