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Hot Words for the SAT

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ISBN-10: 0764123149

ISBN-13: 9780764123146

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Linda Carnevale

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Updated with more memory tips, expanded review exercises, and an alphabetical word index, the new edition of this popular vocabulary-building book presents and defines more than 365 words that frequently appear on SAT exams. The book is divided into 35 lessons, each lesson consisting of a word cluster. Each cluster contains words that have similar meanings or apply to similar circumstances. For instance, students encounter the words conciliate, mediate, and mitigate, and learn how they have different meanings that can sometimes be confused. A review exercise follows every five lessons with questions that closely reflect those found on the actual SAT.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
Using Few Words or Being Quietp. 1
Speakingp. 5
Feeling Superiorp. 11
Unoriginal, Dull, Played Outp. 17
Lessening Pain, Tension, and/or Conflictp. 22
Review Exercisesp. 28
Friendly and Agreeablep. 31
Quarreling, Fighting, and Bitter Feelingsp. 36
Generosity in Spending Money or Time, or Showing Concern for Othersp. 41
Cheapness or Care with Spending Moneyp. 46
Problems, Puzzlements, and Disastersp. 51
Review Exercisesp. 56
Harmful or Meanp. 59
Criticizing, Disapproving, or Scoldingp. 65
Lacking Interest or Emotionp. 71
Lacking Energy or Movementp. 76
Humility and Obediencep. 81
Review Exercisesp. 86
Enthusiasm and Passionp. 89
Being Stubbornp. 94
Soundp. 99
Praise and Respectp. 104
More Than Enoughp. 109
Review Exercisesp. 114
Food and Hungerp. 117
Being Carefulp. 122
Short-lived in Time or Placep. 127
The Old or the Newp. 132
Being Sneaky or Hardly Noticeablep. 138
Review Exercisesp. 142
People You Will Meet on the SAT Ip. 145
Things of Little Importance or Valuep. 150
Being Wise and Sharp-Mindedp. 155
Words That Sound and/or Look Alike, But Have Different Meaningsp. 160
More Tricky Twins and Tripletsp. 165
Review Exercisesp. 170
Hottest of the Hot Words Letters A to Gp. 173
Hottest of the Hot Words Letters H to Pp. 178
Hottest of the Hot Words Letters Q to Zp. 184
Millennium Hot Wordsp. 190
More Millennium Hot Wordsp. 195
Review Exercisesp. 200
Answer Keyp. 202
Mini-Vocabulary Clustersp. 232
More Tricky Twinsp. 234
Word Indexp. 236
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