The New SAT: Language of the Test – List #2 – 25 Words

English Words (25 Words) selected in "The New SAT: Language of the Test - List #2" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

purpose

an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions

focus

special emphasis attached to something

central

serving as an essential component

point of view

a mental position from which things are perceived

emphasize

stress or single out as important

highlight

move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

underscore

give extra weight to

adapt

make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

validate

give evidence for

address

direct one’s efforts towards something, such as a question

refer

make a remark that calls attention to

cite

refer to for illustration or proof

tone

a quality that reveals the attitudes of the author

character

an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction

suggest

imply as a possibility

suggestion

an idea that is proposed

reinforce

make stronger

restate

to say or perform again

develop

elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses

convey

serve as a means for expressing something

advance

cause to move forward

elaborate

add details, as to an account or idea

comparison

the act of examining resemblances

contrast

put in opposition to show or emphasize differences

character

attributes that determine one’s moral and ethical actions