WORD LISTS

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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 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...
GRE High Frequency Words (334 words)
October 8, 2012
By Sivabalan T.
Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
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.
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...
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,...
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
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.
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-,...
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.
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,...
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-,...
Buckcherry. (1999). Lit Up. Universal City, CA: DreamWorks. (40 words)
June 15, 2015
By Cheesecake(Japan)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cABZfkRcQ6A
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,...
PSAT Words (87 words)
August 4, 2012
By Emily Z.
Words I've encountered in practice PSAT tests.
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."
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.
"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, ...
Scottoline, L. (2006). Dirty Blonde. New York, NY: HarperCollins. (482 words)
May 25, 2015
By Cheesecake(Japan)
Prologue
Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" speech (80 words)
February 26, 2013
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...
George Orwell's "Animal Farm" (363 words)
December 7, 2011
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for George Orwell's "Animal Farm."
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-,...
100 SAT Words Beginning with "D" (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,...
SAT Hit Parade 11 (63 words)
May 21, 2010
By Everett G.(Prescott, Canada)
List of words from SAT vocabulary that should be studied and owned by all sophomores
Some Political and Philosophical -ism's (24 words)
August 4, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn this list of words ending in the suffix -ism so you can better understand why John Lennon sang, ""This-ism, that-ism, ism ism ism/All...
GRE Words (4983 words)
August 14, 2012
By Yarra
GRE Words
100 SAT Words Beginning with "E" (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 Hunger Games" Vocabulary from Chapter 1 (54 words)
August 4, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
In a dystopian future a young girl is forced to fight for her life and the life of her family in Suzanne Collins's hugely successful book...
Eclectic Words (93 words)
February 3, 2012
By Keith(Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Words collected over the years that meet one or more of the following criteria: (1) words that we have read or heard, but may not be able to clearly...
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...
Dr. Feelgood. (1975). All Through The City. Los Angeles, CA: United Artists. (68 words)
April 16, 2015
By Cheesecake(Japan)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O_B3PW9o8I
"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...
100 SAT Words Beginning with "J," "K," and "L" (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,...
Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" Chapters 1-10 (164 words)
December 7, 2011
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" (Chapters 1-10).
Winter Words (50 words)
February 18, 2015
By Mrs. Jorgensen(VA)
Here it is Midlothian Middle -- your February contest list! After a week of snow days, I know you are ready for a challenge. Master this list of...
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:...
Minecraft (134 words)
October 28, 2013
By @petergthepd(NY)
Minecraft is a sandbox indie game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by...
Love Letter Words for Valentine's Day (22 words)
January 28, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Write a love letter for Valentine's Day using these synonyms for "beautiful," "love," "desire," "need,"...
John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" (101 words)
December 7, 2011
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."
William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" Chapters 1-6 (194 words)
December 7, 2011
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" (Chapters 1-6).
Figurative Language in King's "I have a dream" speech (30 words)
August 4, 2014
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn the vocabulary King used to inspire a generation to break free from the "manacles of segregation and the chains of...
Halloween words (22 words)
February 8, 2010
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary words for the Halloween season.
Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (89 words)
February 5, 2010
By Michael F.(Brooklyn, NY)
This is a list of some of the key Vocabulary Words for Fahrenheit 451
Patterson, J. (1993). Along Came a Spider. New York, NY: Grand Central. (263 words)
May 25, 2015
By Cheesecake(Japan)
Prologue
Latin Love, Vol I: vocare (11 words)
October 8, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
The word "vocabulary" itself grows out of this root. Learn these words derived from the Latin root "vocare" (meaning "to name...
"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...
100 SAT Words Beginning with "F" (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,...