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SAT Critical Reading Vocab

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1. A fake name of a criminal or actor

2. To strongly criticize sb/sth that you think is wrong - illegal - etc.

3. A situation that sth is defeated easily and completely

4. To keep people - animals or plants alive and healthy by food - etc.

5. To be worried and anxious

6. To punish or make sb suffer

7. Beg; seriously asking for

8. Dull gray - like lead

9. A cranky old person

10. Title or set of instructions of book or exam

11. They physical feature of an area of land - especially the position of its mountains - rivers - etc.

12. The fact of caring about the needs and happiness of other people more than your own

13. The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles

14. To punish by officially kick sb out of a Christian Church

15. To become gradually weaker or less important

16. A person who can't control himself to set fire on things

17. A man in the Middle Ages who promised to fight for and be loyal to a king or other powerful owner of land

18. A legal document from a court of order

19. A lack of sth

20. Badly made and not strong enough for the purpose for which it is used

21. Never changing therefore boring

22. The amount of confidence and enthusiasm

23. A collection of different things or different type of the same thing

24. Unpleasant and not easy to accept

25. To criticize sb or speak angrily to them because you don't approve what they have done or said

26. (disapproving) to be slow and unwilling to understand sth

27. Of many kinds; having great variety

28. St that can be measured and used as a standard that other things can be compared with

29. To make sth into catalogue

30. Extremely dangerous or harmful and quick to have a n effect

31. Something that encourages you to do sth

32. To break under pressure

33. Dirty of any kind

34. To spread information - knowledge - etc - so that it reaches many people

35. A performance using gestures and body movements without words

36. A fact or an event in nature or society - especially one that is not fully understand

37. (formal) to form an opinion about sth even though you do not have much information on it

38. Not important or serious; not worth considering

39. Narrow-minded

40. Nervous and easily frightened

41. To make sth smaller or weak

42. How serious - important - large sth is

43. Incompetent; not having the skill

44. Never changing

45. To fill with water and sink; to fail because of a particular problem

46. Not wise or sensible

47. Concerned with making people live better

48. Search inside sth

49. Rage

50. Living wild - especially after escaping from life as a pet or on a farm