SAT Vocabulary Words 11

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Approximately 5000 vocabulary words that should be memorized before taking the SAT. This lesson is broken into 26 parts.

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futile

futile (adj)
Of no avail or effect.

futurist

futurist (n)
A person of expectant temperament.

gauge

gauge (n)
An instrument for measuring.

gaiety

gaiety (n)
Festivity.

gaily

gaily (adv)
Merrily.

gait

gait (n)
Carriage of the body in going.

gallant

gallant (adj)
Possessing a brave or chivalrous spirit.

galore

galore (adj)
Abundant.

galvanic

galvanic (adj)
Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action.

galvanism

galvanism (n)
Current electricity, especially that arising from chemical action.

galvanize

galvanize (v)
To imbue with life or animation.

gamble

gamble (v)
To risk money or other possession on an event, chance, or contingency.

gambol

gambol (n)
Playful leaping or frisking.

gamester

gamester (n)
A gambler.

gamut

gamut (n)
The whole range or sequence.

garnish

garnish (v)
In cookery, to surround with additions for embellishment.

garrison

garrison (n)
The military force stationed in a fort, town, or other place for its defense.

garrote

garrote (v)
To execute by strangling.

garrulous

garrulous (adj)
Given to constant trivial talking.

gaseous

gaseous (adj)
Light and unsubstantial.

gastric

gastric (adj)
Of, pertaining to, or near the stomach.

gastritis

gastritis (n)
Inflammation of the stomach.

gastronomy

gastronomy (n)
The art of preparing and serving appetizing food.

gendarme

gendarme (n)
In continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.

genealogy

genealogy (n)
A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.

genealogist

genealogist (n)
A tracer of pedigrees.

generality

generality (n)
The principal portion.

generalize

generalize (v)
To draw general inferences.

generally

generally (adv)
Ordinarily.

generate

generate (v)
To produce or cause to be.

generic

generic (adj)
Noting a genus or kind; opposed to specific.

generosity

generosity (n)
A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.

genesis

genesis (n)
Creation.

geniality

geniality (n)
Warmth and kindliness of disposition.

genital

genital (adj)
Of or pertaining to the animal reproductive organs.

genitive

genitive (adj)
Indicating source, origin, possession, or the like.

genteel

genteel (adj)
Well-bred or refined.

gentile

gentile (adj)
Belonging to a people not Jewish.

geology

geology (n)
The department of natural science that treats of the constitution and structure of the earth.

germane

germane (adj)
Relevant.

germinate

germinate (v)
To begin to develop into an embryo or higher form.

gestation

gestation (n)
Pregnancy.

gesticulate

gesticulate (v)
To make gestures or motions, as in speaking, or in place of speech.

gesture

gesture (n)
A movement or action of the hands or face, expressive of some idea or emotion.

ghastly

ghastly (adj)
Hideous.

gibe

gibe (v)
To utter taunts or reproaches.

giddy

giddy (adj)
Affected with a whirling or swimming sensation in the head.

gigantic

gigantic (adj)
Tremendous.

giver

giver (n)
One who gives, in any sense.

glacial

glacial (adj)
Icy, or icily cold.

glacier

glacier (n)
A field or stream of ice.

gladden

gladden (v)
To make joyous.

glazier

glazier (n)
One who cuts and fits panes of glass, as for windows.

glimmer

glimmer (n)
A faint, wavering, unsteady light.

glimpse

glimpse (n)
A momentary look.

globose

globose (adj)
Spherical.

globular

globular (adj)
Spherical.

glorious

glorious (adj)
Of excellence and splendor.

glutinous

glutinous (adj)
Sticky.

gluttonous

gluttonous (adj)
Given to excess in eating.

gnash

gnash (v)
To grind or strike the teeth together, as from rage.

Gordian knot

Gordian knot (n)
Any difficulty the only issue out of which is by bold or unusual manners.

gourmand

gourmand (n)
A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.

gosling

gosling (n)
A young goose.

gossamer

gossamer (adj)
Flimsy.

gourd

gourd (n)
A melon, pumpkin, squash, or some similar fruit having a hard rind.

graceless

graceless (adj)
Ungracious.

gradation

gradation (n)
A step, degree, rank, or relative position in an order or series.

gradient

gradient (adj)
Moving or advancing by steps.

granary

granary (n)
A storehouse for grain after it is thrashed or husked.

grandeur

grandeur (n)
The quality of being grand or admirably great.

grandiloquent

grandiloquent (adj)
Speaking in or characterized by a pompous or bombastic style.

grandiose

grandiose (adj)
Having an imposing style or effect.

grantee

grantee (n)
The person to whom property is transferred by deed.

grantor

grantor (n)
The maker of a deed.

granular

granular (adj)
Composed of small grains or particles.

granulate

granulate (v)
To form into grains or small particles.

granule

granule (n)
A small grain or particle.

grapple

grapple (v)
To take hold of.

gratification

gratification (n)
Satisfaction.

gratify

gratify (v)
To please, as by satisfying a physical or mental desire or need.

gratuitous

gratuitous (adj)
Voluntarily.

gratuity

gratuity (n)
That which is given without demand or claim. Tip.

gravity

gravity (n)
Seriousness.

gregarious

gregarious (adj)
Not habitually solitary or living alone.

grenadier

grenadier (n)
A member of a regiment composed of men of great stature.

grief

grief (n)
Sorrow.

grievance

grievance (n)
That which oppresses, injures, or causes grief and at the same time a sense of wrong.

grievous

grievous (adj)
Creating affliction.

grimace

grimace (n)
A distortion of the features, occasioned by some feeling of pain, disgust, etc.

grindstone

grindstone (n)
A flat circular stone, used for sharpening tools.

grisly

grisly (adj)
Fear-inspiring.

grotesque

grotesque (adj)
Incongruously composed or ill-proportioned.

grotto

grotto (n)
A small cavern.

ground

ground (n)
A pavement or floor or any supporting surface on which one may walk.

guess

guess (n)
Surmise.

guile

guile (n)
Duplicity.

guileless

guileless (adj)
Frank.

guinea

guinea (n)
An English monetary unit.

guise

guise (n)
The external appearance as produced by garb or costume.

gullible

gullible (adj)
Credulous.

gumption

gumption (n)
Common sense.

gusto

gusto (n)
Keen enjoyment.

guy

guy (n)
Stay-rope.

guzzle

guzzle (v)
To swallow greedily or hastily; gulp.

gynecocracy

gynecocracy (n)
Female supremacy.

gynecology

gynecology (n)
The science that treats of the functions and diseases peculiar to women.

gyrate

gyrate (v)
To revolve.

gyroscope

gyroscope (n)
An instrument for illustrating the laws of rotation.

habitable

habitable (adj)
Fit to be dwelt in.

habitant

habitant (n)
Dweller.

habitual

habitual (adj)
According to usual practice.

habitude

habitude (n)
Customary relation or association.

hackney

hackney (v)
To make stale or trite by repetition.

haggard

haggard (adj)
Worn and gaunt in appearance.

halcyon

halcyon (adj)
Calm.

hale

hale (adj)
Of sound and vigorous health.

handwriting

handwriting (n)
Penmanship.

hanger-on

hanger-on (n)
A parasite.

happy-go-lucky

happy-go-lucky (adj)
Improvident.

harangue

harangue (n)
A tirade.

harass

harass (v)
To trouble with importunities, cares, or annoyances.

harbinger

harbinger (n)
One who or that which foreruns and announces the coming of any person or thing.

hard-hearted

hard-hearted (adj)
Lacking pity or sympathy.

hardihood

hardihood (n)
Foolish daring.

harmonious

harmonious (adj)
Concordant in sound.

havoc

havoc (n)
Devastation.

hawthorn

hawthorn (n)
A thorny shrub much used in England for hedges.

hazard

hazard (n)
Risk.

head first

head first (adv)
Precipitately, as in diving.

head foremost

head foremost (adv)
Precipitately, as in diving.

heartrending

heartrending (adj)
Very depressing.

heathenish

heathenish (adj)
Irreligious.

heedless

heedless (adj)
Thoughtless.

heifer

heifer (n)
A young cow.

heinous

heinous (adj)
Odiously sinful.

hemorrhage

hemorrhage (n)
Discharge of blood from a ruptured or wounded blood-vessel.

hemorrhoids

hemorrhoids (n)
pl. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels, at the lower end of the rectum.

henchman

henchman (n)
A servile assistant and subordinate.

henpeck

henpeck (v)
To worry or harass by ill temper and petty annoyances.

heptagon

heptagon (n)
A figure having seven sides and seven angles.

heptarchy

heptarchy (n)
A group of seven governments.

herbaceous

herbaceous (adj)
Having the character of a herb.

herbarium

herbarium (n)
A collection of dried plants scientifically arranged for study.

herbivorous

herbivorous (adj)
Feeding on herbs or other vegetable matter, as animals.

hereditary

hereditary (adj)
Passing naturally from parent to child.

heredity

heredity (n)
Transmission of physical or mental qualities, diseases, etc., from parent to offspring.

heresy

heresy (n)
An opinion or doctrine subversive of settled beliefs or accepted principles.

heretic

heretic (n)
One who holds opinions contrary to the recognized standards or tenets of any philosophy.

heritage

heritage (n)
Birthright.

hernia

hernia (n)
Protrusion of any internal organ in whole or in part from its normal position.

hesitancy

hesitancy (n)
A pausing to consider.

hesitant

hesitant (adj)
Vacillating.

hesitation

hesitation (n)
Vacillation.

heterodox

heterodox (adj)
At variance with any commonly accepted doctrine or opinion.

heterogeneity

heterogeneity (n)
Unlikeness of constituent parts.

heterogeneous

heterogeneous (adj)
Consisting of dissimilar elements or ingredients of different kinds.

heteromorphic

heteromorphic (adj)
Deviating from the normal form or standard type.

hexangular

hexangular (adj)
Having six angles.

hexapod

hexapod (adj)
Having six feet.

hexagon

hexagon (n)
A figure with six angles.

hiatus

hiatus (n)
A break or vacancy where something necessary to supply the connection is wanting.

hibernal

hibernal (adj)
Pertaining to winter.

Hibernian

Hibernian (adj)
Pertaining to Ireland, or its people.

hideous

hideous (adj)
Appalling.

hilarious

hilarious (adj)
Boisterously merry.

hillock

hillock (n)
A small hill or mound.

hinder

hinder (v)
To obstruct.

hindmost

hindmost (adj)
Farthest from the front.

hindrance

hindrance (n)
An obstacle.

hirsute

hirsute (adj)
Having a hairy covering.

hoard

hoard (v)
To gather and store away for the sake of accumulation.

hoarse

hoarse (adj)
Having the voice harsh or rough, as from a cold or fatigue.

homage

homage (n)
Reverential regard or worship.

homogeneity

homogeneity (n)
Congruity of the members or elements or parts.

homogeneous

homogeneous (adj)
Made up of similar parts or elements.

homologous

homologous (adj)
Identical in nature, make-up, or relation.

homonym

homonym (n)
A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.

homophone

homophone (n)
A word agreeing in sound with but different in meaning from another.

honorarium

honorarium (n)
A token fee or payment to a professional man for services.

hoodwink

hoodwink (v)
To deceive.

horde

horde (n)
A gathered multitude of human beings.

hosiery

hosiery (n)
A stocking.

hospitable

hospitable (adj)
Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness.

hospitality

hospitality (n)
The practice of receiving and entertaining strangers and guests with kindness.

hostility

hostility (n)
Enmity.

huckster

huckster (n)
One who retails small wares.

humane

humane (adj)
Compassionate.

humanitarian

humanitarian (n)
A philanthropist.

humanize

humanize (v)
To make gentle or refined.

humbug

humbug (n)
Anything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead.

humiliate

humiliate (v)
To put to shame.

hussar

hussar (n)
A light-horse trooper armed with saber and carbine.

hustle

hustle (v)
To move with haste and promptness.

hybrid

hybrid (adj)
Cross-bred.

hydra

hydra (n)
The seven- or nine-headed water-serpent slain by Hercules.

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