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SAT Reasoning Vocab

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Defensible - justifiable - maintainable






2. Challenged; called into question






3. All-powerful






4. Made up of a variety of sources or styles






5. Reluctant to draw attention to yourself






6. Made; concocted in order to deceive






7. Lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics






8. Quick and skillful in movement






9. (adj.) neglectful in performance of one's duty - careless






10. Superiority to all others






11. Greatly respected; holy; sacred






12. Sorry; showing regret






13. Fresh and clean; uncorrupted






14. Causing disturbance or excitement






15. Protest; objection






16. Existing as an independent entity






17. Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction






18. Not able to be corrected; beyond control






19. (adj.) subject to odd ideas - notions - or fancies; playful; unpredictable






20. Obsolete - out of fashion - no longer usable






21. Wordy - very talkative






22. Pushing - demanding attention - showy






23. Ordinary - common






24. Encouraged






25. Refusal of any compromise; stubbornness






26. Clothing - garments






27. Pertaining to the countryside; rural; rustic






28. Rash - impulsive






29. Quick - shrewd - and unpredictable






30. Strict - severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste






31. Easily angered






32. Intended to teach or instruct






33. Having a secret or hidden meaning






34. (adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas






35. Characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct






36. Calm; sluggish; unemotional






37. Incapable of being expressed






38. Erroneous - unintelligent - wrong






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






40. Intended to deceive






41. Instinctive






42. Conflict within a group






43. Impartial; calm - free from emotion






44. Perfectly clear; leaving no room for doubt or misunderstanding






45. Intended for or understood by only a small group






46. Tending to spread; spread over






47. yearning; sadly longing






48. Characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles






49. Lasting a very short time






50. Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness