Official: 365 Most Frequently Tested Vocab Words

Official: 365 Most Frequently Tested Vocab Words

  • Abdicate - (verb) to cast off or relinquish
  • Aberration - (noun) a state or condition markedly different from the norm
  • Abject - (adj.) sunk to a low condition or in miserable circumstances
  • Abolish - (verb) do away with
  • Abridge - (verb) lessen, diminish, or curtail; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  • Abstemious - (adj.) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; marked by temperance
  • Accent - (verb) put stress on; utter with an accent; to stress, single out as important
  • Accolade - (noun) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
  • Acquiesce - (verb) to agree or express agreement; rest satisfied
  • Acrimonious - (adj.) caustic, biting or rancorous in language or expression
  • Acumen - (noun) shrewdness shown by keen insight
  • Affable - (adj.) friendly; outgoing disposition
  • Affirmation - (noun) a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
  • Alacrity - (noun) liveliness and eagerness; youthful energy
  • Alleviate - (verb) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier
  • Aloof - (adj.) remote in manner; distant
  • Amass - (verb) collect or gather; get or gather together
  • Ambiguous - (adj.) having more than one possible meaning; often misleading
  • Ambivalence - (noun) mixed feelings or emotions
  • Ambulatory - (adj.) relating to or adapted for walking; able to walk about
  • Ameliorate - (verb) get better; to make better
  • Amity - (noun) a cordial disposition; a state of friendship and cordiality
  • Anchor - (noun) a central cohesive source of support and stability
  • Anchor - (verb) fix firmly and stably
  • Antagonize - (verb) provoke the hostility of; act in opposition to
  • Antediluvian - (adj.) so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
  • Antediluvian - (noun) a very old person
  • Apathy - (noun) the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally; an absence of enthusiasm
  • Apocryphal - (adj.) of doubtful authenticity
  • Arcane - (adj.) requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
  • Ascendancy - (noun) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
  • Atrophy - (noun) any weakening or degeneration
  • Augment - (verb) enlarge or increase; grow or intensify
  • Avuncular - (adj.) like an uncle in kindness or indulgence; being or relating to an uncle

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