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Updated and expanded to reflect the vocabulary and format of the most recent SATs' Critical Reading sections, Hot Words for the SAT presents and defines more than 365 words that appear most frequently on SAT exams. These are words that test takers need to know in order to achieve a high Critical Reading score. The book is divided into 37 lessons, each consisting of dozens of illustrative sentences and a thematic word cluster. Each cluster contains words having similar meanings or words that apply to similar circumstances. Also included are new pronunciation keys for each word, memory tips, expanded review exercises following every five lessons, and an alphabetical word index. College-bound students who successfully complete the book's exercises and master these words will expand their lifelong vocabulary, enrich their essay writing, and improve their chance for acceptance at the colleges of their choice.

Synopsis:

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Updated and expanded to reflect the vocabulary and format presented in the most recent SATs' Critical Reading sections, Hot Words for the SAT defines the words you need to know in order to achieve a high Critical Reading score. Words are presented in illustrative sentences and thematic word clusters--word groups having similar meanings or words that apply to similar circumstances. You'll also find pronunciation keys, memory tips, review exercises, and an alphabetical word index. Complete this book's exercises, master the vocabulary, and you'll be taking an important step toward success on the SAT.

Table of Contents

Introduction

  • Lesson 1 Using Few Words or Being Quiet

  • Lesson 2 Speaking

  • Lesson 3 Feeling Superior

  • Lesson 4 Unoriginal, Dull, Played Out

  • Lesson 5 Lessening Pain, Tension, and/or Conflict

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 6 Friendly and Agreeable

  • Lesson 7 Quarreling, Fighting, and Bitter Feelings

  • Lesson 8 Generosity in Spending Money or Time, or

    Showing Concern for Others

  • Lesson 9 Cheapness or Care with Spending Money

  • Lesson 10 Problems, Puzzlements, and Disasters

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 11 Harmful or Mean

  • Lesson 12 Criticizing, Disapproving, or Scolding

  • Lesson 13 Lacking Interest or Emotion

  • Lesson 14 Lacking Energy or Movement

  • Lesson 15 Humility and Obedience

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 16 Enthusiasm and Passion

  • Lesson 17 Being Stubborn

  • Lesson 18 Sound

  • Lesson 19 Praise and Respect

  • Lesson 20 More Than Enough

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 21 Food and Hunger

  • Lesson 22 Being Careful

  • Lesson 23 Being Short-Lived in Time or Place

  • Lesson 24 The Old or the New

  • Lesson 25 Being Sneaky or Hardly Noticeable

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 26 People You Will Meet on the SAT

  • Lesson 27 Things of Little Importance or Value

  • Lesson 28 Being Wise and Sharp-Minded

  • Lesson 29 Words That Sound and/or Look Alike, But Have

    Different Meanings

  • Lesson 30 More Tricky Twins and Triplets

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 31 Hottest of the Hot Words (Letters A to G)

  • Lesson 32 Hottest of the Hot Words (Letters H to P)

  • Lesson 33 Hottest of the Hot Words (Letters Q to Z )

  • Lesson 34 More Hot Words

  • Lesson 35 Even More Hot Words

    Review Exercises

  • Lesson 36 Words Spied on Real SATs

  • Lesson 37 Literar y Terms That Are Helpful to Know

    Answer Key

    Appendix A Mini Vocabular y Clusters

    Appendix B More Tricky Twins

    Word Index

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764144790
    Author:
    Carnevale, Linda
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Subject:
    SAT
    Subject:
    Vocabulary
    Subject:
    SAT & PSAT (Scholastic Assesment Test & Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test)
    Subject:
    Test Preparation; SAT
    Subject:
    Test Preparation
    Subject:
    Reference-Test Guides
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Barron's Hot Words for the SAT I
    Publication Date:
    20100731
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    280
    Dimensions:
    9 x 6 in

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    Updated and expanded to reflect the vocabulary and format presented in the most recent SATs' Critical Reading sections, Hot Words for the SAT defines the words you need to know in order to achieve a high Critical Reading score. Words are presented in illustrative sentences and thematic word clusters--word groups having similar meanings or words that apply to similar circumstances. You'll also find pronunciation keys, memory tips, review exercises, and an alphabetical word index. Complete this book's exercises, master the vocabulary, and you'll be taking an important step toward success on the SAT.

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