McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SAT Words

Paperback | August 9, 2004

byDenise Pivarnik-Nova

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An expert's proven method to help you ace the vocabulary section of the SAT

With the vocabulary section of the SAT slated to become even more challenging in 2005, you need more help than ever before to score well on these high-stakes exams. McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SAT Words provides a targeted study program guaranteed to exponentially increase your command of the 400 vocabulary words most often tested on the SAT. Providing a complete introduction to the newly revised SAT vocabulary section, this integrated study guide features:

  • Chapters on how to identify synonyms and paraphrase sentences, roots, prefixes, and suffixes
  • Simulated verbal reasoning exercises for the new SAT I
  • Theme "cluster" groupings to help reinforce usage ability and understanding
  • Memory tips and techniques to reinforce retention
  • Drills and exercises after every word cluster and story

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An expert's proven method to help you ace the vocabulary section of the SATWith the vocabulary section of the SAT slated to become even more challenging in 2005, you need more help than ever before to score well on these high-stakes exams. McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SAT Words provides a targeted study program guaranteed to exponential...

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Ace the vocabulary on the new SAT* with this surefire study guide!The new SAT* I is here--and the vocabulary is slated to be more challenging than ever. This vocabulary is now included in reading passages and sentence completions, and you'll be expected to know the correct words based on the context. That's why you must have this book!...

Denise Pivarnik-Nova is the coordinator for the Minnesota Advanced Placement Incentive Program. She is also an advanced placement specialist and item writer for the SAT and other standardized tests for the College Board and Educational Testing Service. She has been involved with the College Board since 1980 and has many expert insights...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:217 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.51 inPublished:August 9, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071434941

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Table of Contents

SECTION I

Introduction ...........................................................3

SAT I Test-Taking Tips ..............................................5

SECTION II

UNIT 1 Reality or Illusion.........................................11

UNIT 2 How Often? ..................................................29

UNIT 3 In Order of Importance..................................43

UNIT 4 Crystal Clear and Sure or Shadowy,Uncertain, and Disturbed...............................57

REVIEW 1.................................................................71

SECTION III

UNIT 1 Beauty and the Beast....................................75

UNIT 2 Smart as a Tack or Dumber than Dirt ..............89

UNIT 3 Roar Like a Lion or Mew Like a Kitten...........101

UNIT 4 Something Old, Something New....................115

REVIEW 2 ...............................................................128

SECTION IV

UNIT 1 Friend or Foe..............................................133

UNIT 2 Give or Receive ...........................................147

UNIT 3 Commend or Condemn .................................161

UNIT 4 Fortitude and Foolhardiness-......................175

UNIT 5 One Size Does Not Fit All .............................191

REVIEW 3 ...............................................................208

Index..................................................................211

Final Words .........................................................217