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Jim Burke's Academic Vocabulary List

A thorough survey of various textbooks, assignments, content area standards, and examinations yields the following list of words compiled by Jim Burke . You cannot expect to succeed on assignments if...
abbreviate, abstract, according, acronym, address, affect, alter, always, analogy, more...
358 words

100 SAT Words Beginning with "A"

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, X, Y & Z .
abase, aberration, abhor, abject, abrasive, abstain, abstract, abundant, accentuate, more...
100 words

Metaphors from Top AP English Exam Novels

In preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition exam, learn the vocabulary from these metaphors -- taken from popular AP novels. A metaphor is a figure of speech in which two unlike...
truculent, brood, attentive, dung, humiliate, soar, inclination, hack, ravel, more...
12 words

Similes from Top AP English Exam Novels

In preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition exam, learn the vocabulary from these similes -- taken from popular AP novels. A simile is a figure of speech in which two unlike things...
whimper, doom, Almighty, diabolical, snatch, foliage, suspicion, impatient, baffled, more...
13 words

30 GRE Words Beginning with "A"

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 .
abundance, accessibility, accord, acerbic, adaptive, adequate, adjacent, admonish, adverse, more...
30 words

GRE High Frequency Words

Barron's GRE 17th Edition High Freq Words
abate, chicanery, disseminate, gainsay, latent, aberrant, coagulate, dissolution, garrulous, more...
334 words

NAEP Test Words

Words included in the 2009 and 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests of fourth, eighth, and twelfth grade vocabulary. Read about the test here .
create, spread, underestimate, breakthrough, cleared, clenched, gaze, model, outrage, more...
45 words

PSAT Words

Words I've encountered in practice PSAT tests.
absolve, acrimony, amenable, banal, candor, caricature, circumspect, coalesce, corroborate, more...
87 words
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