Vocabulary of the Common Core – 55 Words

English Words (55 Words) selected in "Vocabulary of the Common Core" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

analyze

break down into components or essential features

articulate

express or state clearly

cite

make reference to

compare

examine and note the similarities or differences of

contrast

the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared

comprehend

get the meaning of something

delineate

represented accurately or precisely

demonstrate

give an exhibition of to an interested audience

describe

give a statement representing something

determine

find out or learn with certainty, as by making an inquiry

develop

progress or evolve through a process of natural growth

distinguish

mark as different

draw

cause to move by pulling

evaluate

estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of

explain

make plain and comprehensible

identify

recognize as being

infer

conclude by reasoning

integrate

make into a whole or make part of a whole

interpret

make sense of; assign a meaning to

locate

determine the place of by searching or examining

organize

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

refer

make a remark that calls attention to

retell

to say, state, or perform again

suggest

make a proposal; declare a plan for something

summarize

present the main points in a concise form

paraphrase

express the same message in different words

support

the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

synthesize

combine and form a complex whole

trace

an indication that something has been present

alliteration

use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word

analogy

drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity

argument

a dispute where there is strong disagreement

central

in or near an inner area

main

most important element

conclusion

a position or opinion reached after consideration

connection

a relation between things or events

connotative

having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit

figurative

not literal

details

true confidential information

evidence

knowledge on which to base belief

illustration

a visual representation to make a subject easy to understand

metaphor

a figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity

simile

a figure of speech expressing a resemblance between things

point of view

a mental position from which things are perceived

rhetoric

study of the technique for using language effectively

stanza

a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem

structure

a complex entity made of many parts

theme

the subject matter of a conversation or discussion

tone

the distinctive property of a complex sound

mood

a characteristic state of feeling

classify

arrange or order by categories

categorize

place into or assign to a class

explicitly

in a clearly expressed manner

recognize

perceive to be the same

recount

narrate or give a detailed account of