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The Vocabulary.com Top 1000 (1000 words)
May 12, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The top 1,000 vocabulary words have been carefully chosen to represent difficult but common words that appear in everyday academic and business...
100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know (100 words)
December 16, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
American Heritage Dictionaries normally feature about 70,000 entries. From that multitude, the editors have chosen 100 words that are neither obscure...
GRE High Frequency Words (334 words)
October 8, 2012
By Sivabalan T.
Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
100 SAT Words Beginning with "A" (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
What better way to prepare for the sentence completion and passage-based questions on the SAT than to commit yourself to completing our alphabetically...
100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know (100 words)
August 27, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Words selected by the Editors of the American Heritage® Dictionaries. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Power Prefix #1: anti- (10 words)
August 8, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "anti" (meaning "against," "in opposition to," or "opposite...
Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List (358 words)
February 21, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
A thorough survey of various textbooks, assignments, content area standards, and examinations yields the following list of words compiled by Jim...
The Top 60 Most Common Academic Words (60 words)
January 4, 2010
By Georgia S.
according to Averil Coxhead's Academic Word List (2000)
100 SAT Words Beginning with "B" (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Find lists of SAT words organized by every letter of the alphabet here: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K & L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W,...
The New SAT: Language of the Test - List #1 (25 words)
January 20, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
How can you perform well on the new reading section of the SAT if you don’t fully understand the language being used in the directions and in the...
Power Prefix #2: con- (10 words)
November 5, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these ten words beginning with the power prefix "con-" (meaning "together"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-, fore-,...
"The Giver," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-4 (30 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
12 year-old Jonas is given a huge responsibility in Lois Lowry's "The Giver." He will be the one person who remembers the past in a...
"To Kill a Mockingbird," Vocabulary from Ch's 1-6 (25 words)
May 8, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
As you read Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1960), learn these word lists: Ch's 1-6, ...
Russell Brand Inspired (263 words)
May 28, 2013
By RGEE1979(Japan)
A list of words which have I've heard while listening to radio shows and stand-up gigs by the British comedian Russell Brand
Words inspired by "Inside Out" (20 words)
June 18, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out" takes the viewer inside the head of Riley, an 11-year old girl whose emotions are personified by five...
Words Football Fans Can Master Easily (18 words)
January 27, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
These vocabulary words should be easy to master for football fans already familiar their definitions in a football context. See the football-specific...
A-C (344 words)
July 21, 2016
By Straight up Beast
Each learnable word in the list contains a fairly large number of (mainly context-based) practice questions (up to 70+). 1,400+ words are learnable...
Power Prefix #3: fore- (10 words)
November 5, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "fore-" (meaning "before"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-, con-, inter-,...
Q (67 words)
March 15, 2016
By Straight up Beast
Learnable Q words
300 Most Difficult SAT Words (300 words)
September 30, 2012
By Helena B.
Hardest out of the 1000 most common SAT words. Knowing all of these is the safest way to guarantee a good mark in the critical reading and writing...
100 SAT words Beginning with W,X,Y, and Z (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Find lists of SAT words organized by every letter of the alphabet here: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K & L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W,...
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech (80 words)
January 28, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
On August 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I have a dream" speech. Speaking from the steps of the LIncoln Memorial in...
The New SAT: The Language of the Test (150 words)
January 4, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
How can you perform well on the new reading section of the SAT if you don’t fully understand the language being used in the directions and in the...
Buckcherry. (1999). Lit Up. Universal City, CA: DreamWorks. (40 words)
December 8, 2015
By Straight up Beast
Lit Up by Buckcherry on YouTube
S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders (70 words)
February 5, 2010
By Michael F.(Brooklyn, NY)
A fascinating list of vocabulary words from S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders.
It Takes Two: Bi (10 words)
November 2, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these prefixes that can make you think twice about the words they form: bi, di, diplo
PSAT Words (87 words)
August 4, 2012
By Emily Z.
Words I've encountered in practice PSAT tests.
The Star-Spangled Banner (15 words)
October 14, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The American National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, is sung at assemblies, before sporting events, and it has even been sung before all the...
The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone (200 words)
December 15, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading passages that may be taken from literature, science,...
The New SAT: Words to Capture Tone - List #1 (25 words)
January 20, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
On the New SAT, all of the Reading Test questions are multiple choice and are based on reading passages that may be taken from literature, science,...
"Night," Vocabulary from Sections 1-3 (40 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The horror and sheer misery of the Nazi concentration camps are represented in Elie Wiesel's "Night," which serves as a testament to...
"Romeo and Juliet" Vocabulary from Act 1 (29 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is the classic story of love in the midst of hate, and whether that love is strong enough and wise...
Some Helpful Poetry Terms (24 words)
September 5, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
One of the stumbling blocks when trying to study poetry is that it seems like a different world. Familiar things, like words, are put to unfamiliar...
100 SAT words Beginning with "C" (100 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Find lists of SAT words organized by every letter of the alphabet here: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K & L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W,...
"The Outsiders," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-2 (15 words)
August 13, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Two rival gangs in the 1960s populate S.E. Hinton's "The Outsiders." The gangs are separated along economic lines but the threat of...
PARCC: Language of the Test (Grade7) (45 words)
March 21, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Before you can answer a question on the PARCC English Language Arts/Literacy section, you first need to know what the question is asking. Learn this...
Language arts, Grades 9-12 (96 words)
January 25, 2010
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary list related to English language arts for students in grades 9-12.
Power Prefix #5: mis- (10 words)
November 5, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "mis-" (meaning "hatred" or "incorrectly"). More Power Prefix lists:...
ASVAB (115 words)
October 2, 2011
By Czarl Francis J.
ASVAB TEST
In the Mood? 100 Ways to Describe How You Feel (100 words)
November 2, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Creative writers, this one's for you! One teacher's chart shows that emotion words all boil down to fear, anger, happiness, anger, and...
Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 1-10 (10 words)
June 1, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Kate Kinsella's "The Academic Vocabulary Toolkit" focuses on words used across different subject areas and careers in spoken and...
100 Words A High School Freshman Should Know (99 words)
August 18, 2011
By C T.
These are the words from the American Heritage Dictionary editors' "100 Words A High School Freshman Should Know."
Latin Root "sub" Words (10 words)
February 24, 2016
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "sub-" (meaning "below" or "under"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-,...
"The Declaration of Independence" (1776) (30 words)
July 29, 2015
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776 by the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, with a...
"The Giver," Vocabulary from Chapters 5-8 (30 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
12 year-old Jonas is given a huge responsibility in Lois Lowry's "The Giver." He will be the one person who remembers the past in a...
Power Prefix #4: inter- (10 words)
November 5, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "inter-" (meaning "between"). More Power Prefix lists: anti-, con-, fore-,...
Scottoline, L. (2006). Dirty Blonde. New York City, NY: HarperCollins. (482 words)
December 10, 2015
By Straight up Beast
Prologue
I-Q (358 words)
July 24, 2016
By Straight up Beast
Each learnable word in the list contains a fairly large number of (mainly context-based) practice questions (up to 70+). 1,400+ words are learnable...
Cheating arises from desires, incentives, pressures. (2013, January 18). CNN. (142 words)
December 14, 2015
By Straight up Beast
Retrieved from http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/17/us/why-cheat/index.html
30 GRE Words Beginning with "A" (30 words)
August 11, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Find lists of GRE words organized by the letters of the alphabet here: A, B and C, D, E and F, G and H, I, K -O, P, Q, R & S, T, U, V, and W.