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Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List

abbreviate, abstract, according, acronym, address, affect, more...
358 words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, abstain, more...
100 words

Vocabulary from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)

sequester, lucid, oblige, abject, artifice, decrepitude, more...
10 words

Vocabulary from an Excerpt from the "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt

clangor, probity, privation, austerity, avert, congenial, more...
25 words

Latin Love, Vol II: cadere

casualty, deciduous, cataract, catalogue, category, cascade, more...
13 words

Latin Love, Vol I: vocare

evoke, provoke, revoke, advocate, invoke, equivocate, more...
11 words

Lee Surrenders to Grant (1865)

correspondence, toilsome, improvise, provisions, effusion, reciprocate, more...
40 words

"The Declaration of Sentiments" (1848)

impel, inalienable, prudence, sufferance, usurpation, compel, more...
30 words

Chief Joseph's Words to Washington D.C. (1879)

disgrace, deserts, despise, scheme, caution, annuity, more...
20 words

Learned Hand's "Spirit of Liberty" (1944)

conviction, oppression, ruthless, unbridled, denial, sorrow, more...
15 words

Beyond Embiggen: Real Words "The Simpsons" Used Well

satiety, specious, pungent, puerile, construe, skeptic, more...
10 words

O'Reilly's Lexicon of Epithets

buffoon, curmudgeon, fuddy-duddy, jackanapes, nebbish, pettifogger, more...
10 words

A Quick Current Events Quiz: Pulitzer Prizes in the News

wry, lyric, compensate, rectify, deftly, subsequent, more...
10 words

A Quick Current Events Quiz: "Balking" & "Reneging" in Middle East Peace Process

balk, condition, broker, faction, isolation, brink, more...
10 words
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Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List

abbreviate, abstract, according, acronym, address, affect, more...
358 words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, abstain, more...
100 words
All Test Prep »
LITERATURE

Vocabulary from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)

sequester, lucid, oblige, abject, artifice, decrepitude, more...
10 words

Vocabulary from an Excerpt from the "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt

clangor, probity, privation, austerity, avert, congenial, more...
25 words
All Literature »
MORPHOLOGY & ROOTS

Latin Love, Vol II: cadere

casualty, deciduous, cataract, catalogue, category, cascade, more...
13 words

Latin Love, Vol I: vocare

evoke, provoke, revoke, advocate, invoke, equivocate, more...
11 words
All Morphology & Roots »
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

Lee Surrenders to Grant (1865)

correspondence, toilsome, improvise, provisions, effusion, reciprocate, more...
40 words

"The Declaration of Sentiments" (1848)

impel, inalienable, prudence, sufferance, usurpation, compel, more...
30 words
All Historical Documents »
SPEECHES

Chief Joseph's Words to Washington D.C. (1879)

disgrace, deserts, despise, scheme, caution, annuity, more...
20 words

Learned Hand's "Spirit of Liberty" (1944)

conviction, oppression, ruthless, unbridled, denial, sorrow, more...
15 words
All Speeches »
JUST FOR FUN

Beyond Embiggen: Real Words "The Simpsons" Used Well

satiety, specious, pungent, puerile, construe, skeptic, more...
10 words

O'Reilly's Lexicon of Epithets

buffoon, curmudgeon, fuddy-duddy, jackanapes, nebbish, pettifogger, more...
10 words
All Just for Fun »
NEWS

A Quick Current Events Quiz: Pulitzer Prizes in the News

wry, lyric, compensate, rectify, deftly, subsequent, more...
10 words

A Quick Current Events Quiz: "Balking" & "Reneging" in Middle East Peace Process

balk, condition, broker, faction, isolation, brink, more...
10 words
All News »
FEATURED LISTS

Vocabulary from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014)

sequester, lucid, oblige, abject, artifice, more...
10 words

Vocabulary from an Excerpt from the "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt

clangor, probity, privation, austerity, avert, more...
25 words

"The Omnivore's Dilemma," Vocabulary from the Introduction-Part 1

irrigation, toxic, manure, omnivore, bounty, more...
25 words

A Quick Current Events Quiz: Pulitzer Prizes in the News

wry, lyric, compensate, rectify, deftly, more...
10 words

Beyond Embiggen: Real Words "The Simpsons" Used Well

satiety, specious, pungent, puerile, construe, more...
10 words

O'Reilly's Lexicon of Epithets

buffoon, curmudgeon, fuddy-duddy, jackanapes, nebbish, more...
10 words

"The Milagro Beanfield War," Vocabulary from the Prologue-Part 1

untenable, befuddled, tintinnabulation, germane, peon, more...
35 words

"God Sees the Truth, But Waits," Vocabulary from the short story

riotous, spree, adjoin, samovar, alight, more...
30 words

"The Open Boat," Vocabulary from the short story

dejection, surmount, tumultuous, wrath, capsize, more...
35 words
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consider, minute, accord, evident, practice, more...
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abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, more...
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antithesis, antipathy, antibiotic, anticlimax, antidote, more...
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analysis, approach, area, assessment, assume, more...
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baffle, baleful, balk, ballad, ban, more...
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Language arts, Grades 9-12

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acronym, allegory, alliteration, allusion, ambience, more...
96 words

S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders

By Michael F. (Brooklyn, NY)
palomino, cowlick, keeled, shanghai, bootlegging, more...
70 words

Power Prefix #2: con-

concerted, conciliatory, concurrently, conflate, conformity, more...
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