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anxiety
1 use
She suffers from more than the usual pre-test anxiety.
anxiety = nervousness or worry
Word Statistics
Book1 use
Library22 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 500
1st usePart 4
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approach
1 use
1  —1 use as in:
approached the city
Winter is approaching.
approaching = getting nearer
DefinitionGenerally this sense of approach means:
to get closer to
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Book1 use
Library88 uses in 10 avg bks
1st usePart 9
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despair
1 use
Don't despair—help is on the way!
despair = give up hope
DefinitionGenerally despair means:
hopelessness
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Book1 use
Library27 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 500
1st usePart 12
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endeavor
1 use
I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.
endeavored = tried or attempted
DefinitionGenerally endeavor means:
to attempt; or a project or activity attempted
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Book1 use
Library8 uses in 10 avg bks
1st usePart 10
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nonetheless
1 use
Sometimes she gets angry and loses her temper, but I love her nonetheless.
nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
DefinitionGenerally nonetheless means:
in spite of that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nevertheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
Word Statistics
Book1 use
Library9 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st usePart 1
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therefore
2 uses
Kim is taller than Ashley. Ashley is taller than Anna. Therefore, Kim is taller than Anna.
therefore = for that reason
DefinitionGenerally therefore means:
for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
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Book2 uses
Library25 uses in 10 avg bks
SAT®*top 1000
1st usePart 3
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torrent
1 use
She screamed a torrent of abuse.
torrent = an overwhelming amount
DefinitionGenerally torrent means:
an overwhelming amount — especially of quickly moving water
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Book1 use
Library5 uses in 10 avg bks
1st usePart 7
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