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SAT Critical Reading Vocab

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
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