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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 6, 2013
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 ,...
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)
February 12, 2012
By Karen C.(CT)
Words selected by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
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 of"). More Power Prefix lists: con- ,...
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)
October 7, 2012
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 ,...
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.
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- , inter- , mis- , pre- ,...
PSAT Words (87 words)
August 4, 2012
By Emily Z.
Words I've encountered in practice PSAT tests.
30 GRE Words Beginning with "A" (30 words)
August 6, 2013
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,...
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 Burke...
100 SAT words Beginning with "C" (100 words)
July 11, 2012
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 ,...
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."
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...
Some Political and Philosophical -ism's (24 words)
November 4, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these words ending in the suffix -ism that represent different political and philosophical ideas.
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."
GRE Words (4983 words)
August 14, 2012
By Yarra
GRE Words
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- , mis- , pre- , sub- ,...
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).
100 SAT Words Beginning with "D" (100 words)
July 11, 2012
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 ,...
Russell Brand Inspired (263 words)
May 28, 2013
By Rich E.
A list of words which have I've heard while listening to radio shows and stand-up gigs by the British comedian Russell Brand
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).
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
100 SAT words Beginning with W,X,Y, and Z (100 words)
July 16, 2012
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 ,...
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," and "heart." This list was created using the...
"The Hunger Games" Vocabulary from Chapter 1 (54 words)
April 16, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
Learn these 54 vocabulary words that appear in the first chapter of "The Hunger Games" before you read the book (or see the movie). When you finish...
CSE 2952 1000 words (316 words)
February 28, 2013
By R D.
1000 words to be learned by CSE 2952 students.
Figurative Language in King's "I have a dream" speech (30 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 Washington...
Halloween words (22 words)
February 8, 2010
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary words for the Halloween season.
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."
Need-to-know GRE words (99 words)
May 29, 2008
By Ben Zimmer(New York, NY)
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
Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front (133 words)
February 5, 2010
By Michael F.(Brooklyn, NY)
This is a great vocabulary list for All Quiet on the Western Front by Remarque.
Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" Part 1 (173 words)
December 7, 2011
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" (Part 1).
"Romeo and Juliet" Vocabulary from Act 1 (29 words)
October 24, 2012
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
While you are reading Shakespeare's tragic romance "Romeo and Juliet" (etext found here ), learn these word lists for each act: Act 1 , Act 2 , Act 3...
Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" Chapters 1-16 (65 words)
December 7, 2011
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" (Chapters 1-16).
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 or call"). More Latin...
Nelson Mandela "I am Prepared to Die" (1964) (79 words)
December 5, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
In 1962 Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was arrested for his efforts to end Apartheid in South Africa. Apartheid was a system of racial segregation. He...
Mrs. Theobald's ELA Vocabulary (351 words)
September 24, 2013
By Leslie T.
6th grade Language Arts Vocabulary
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- , mis- , pre- , sub-...
100 SAT Words Beginning with "E" (100 words)
July 11, 2012
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 ,...
"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 , Ch's 7-11 , Ch's 12-15 , ...
Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet" (220 words)
January 25, 2010
By Vocabulary Lists(New York, NY)
Vocabulary study list for Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet."
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: anti- , con- , fore- ,...
Similes from Top AP English Exam Novels (13 words)
October 9, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
In preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition exam, learn the vocabulary from these similes -- taken from popular AP novels. A simile...
"Macbeth" Vocabulary from Act I (29 words)
February 14, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
While you are reading the Shakespearean tragedy "Macbeth," (etext found here ), learn these word lists for each act: Act 1 , Act 2 , Act 3 , Act 4 ,...
"Common Sense," Vocabulary from the pamphlet (50 words)
August 29, 2013
By Vocabulary.com(NY)
As you read Thomas Paine's “Common Sense” (etext found here ), learn this word list of 50 words.
Freak the Mighty - Grade 6 SAS Part 2 (13 words)
March 5, 2013
By Evan C.(China)
Freak the Mighty - Grade 6 SAS Part 2 - The second list of Freak the Mighty vocabulary for the grade 6 Freak the Mighty unit at Shanghai American...