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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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1. False - although seeming to be genuine






2. Of many kinds; having great variety






3. A performance using gestures and body movements without words






4. To make yourself responsible for sth






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






6. A code that knights adopted in the late Middle Ages; requiring them to be brave - loyal and true to their word; they had to fight fairly in battle






7. To make sth happen or be produced






8. Not important or serious; not worth considering






9. Rage






10. Outstanding; greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement






11. Something that encourage a process or activity






12. To take control of a country - region - etc - especially by force






13. Rule d and controlled by men






14. (man) to sing or play music to a woman of his love outside under the window






15. To limit the amount of sth that sb is allowed to have






16. To make an illness or a bad or unpleasant situation worse (=worsen)






17. Souvenir






18. Speed in doing sth - especially because you do not have enough time






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






20. Unfriendly and aggressive






21. Too small; (of a person) hating to spend money






22. To make unpleasant sound






23. Additional information






24. Very sad






25. Unpleasant and not easy to accept






26. Cheerful and friendly






27. To try hard not to show your feelings






28. The stopping of sth; giving birth to baby by taking them out of the mother through a surgery






29. Money paid regularly to sb as wages






30. To talk sb into gently






31. A bad sense of something will happen






32. To make sth bigger - louder - stronger






33. Supply of bullets






34. (usually plural) a thing you must do as a formal or official part of a legal process - a social situation - etc - (usually singular) a thing - that you must do as part of an official progress - but which has little meaning and will not affect what ha






35. (informal) different from what most people expect






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






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






38. To make sth weaker






39. A mix of different things found together






40. To copy sth exactly






41. To make sth smaller or weak






42. (literary) to increase then decrease in strength - importance - etc. over a period of time






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






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






45. A name used b y writer that is not real






46. Not seeming to be based on a reason - system or plan and sometimes seeming unfair






47. Hurried - especially when this has bad results






48. Extremely polite and full of respect - especially in an old-fashioned way






49. To establish sth very firmly so that it's very difficult to change






50. Not showing much emotion or interest; remaining always the same and not reacting or changing