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SAT Reasoning Vocab

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Showing excessive emotion; overflowing






2. Open to more than one interpretation






3. Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch - denomination - or sect).






4. The art of presenting ideas in a clear - effective - and persuasive manner






5. Brief - concise






6. Undamaged; uninjured






7. Not clearly understood or expressed






8. Insincere






9. Sorry; showing regret






10. Intended to teach or instruct






11. Retiring - humble - modest






12. Lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics






13. The trait of being generous in behavior and temperament






14. Impartial; calm - free from emotion






15. Extreme - chauvinistic patriotism - often favoring an aggressive - warlike foreign policy






16. Troubled; distressed






17. Intricate; complex






18. Stubbornly insistent on theory without regard for practicality or suitability






19. Containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice






20. Fresh and clean; uncorrupted






21. An unsuitable or misleading name






22. Profound respect






23. Set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior - habits - or beliefs






24. (n.) a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination






25. Intended for or understood by only a small group






26. Quick and skillful in movement






27. Made; concocted in order to deceive






28. Ill-tempered and quarrelsome; disagreeable






29. Quick - shrewd - and unpredictable






30. Having a secret or hidden meaning






31. Defensible - justifiable - maintainable






32. Deep - extensive learning






33. Instinctive






34. Lasting a very short time






35. Intended to deceive






36. Refusal of any compromise; stubbornness






37. Difficult to accomplish






38. Not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding






39. Calm; sluggish; unemotional






40. Wordy - very talkative






41. Floating debris (from a ship)






42. (adj) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n) an activist






43. Existing as an independent entity






44. Eating away gradually - acidlike; bitterly sarcastic






45. Mournful - dismal - or gloomy - especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree






46. Ordinary - common






47. Disagreement






48. Reluctant to draw attention to yourself






49. yearning; sadly longing






50. your usual mood