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SAT - TOEFL High Frequency Words

Subjects : sat, english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Drowsy; dull






2. Acquire; take possession of for one's own use






3. Lasting a short time






4. Eliminate from consideration; reject






5. To increase in power - influence - and reputation






6. To sooth or pacify






7. Characterized by brightness and the emission of light






8. Mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand






9. Troublesome and oppressive; burdensome






10. Lacking funds; without money






11. An established set of principles or code of laws - often religious in nature






12. An independent individual who does not go along with a group or party






13. Not easily managed or directed; stubborn; obstinate






14. Approval






15. Split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)






16. The art or profession of training - teaching - or instructing






17. Inform






18. One who hates all other humans






19. Cowardly






20. Characteristic of earlier times; primitive; unspoiled






21. Occurring only occasionally - or in scattered instances






22. Stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic






23. A humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect - esp. in literature and art






24. Disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error






25. To make thinner or sparser






26. Pacify or soothe; relieve






27. Weaken






28. Recurrent through the year or many years; happening repeatedly






29. Indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; steadfast






30. Devoutness; reverence for God






31. Quarrelsome






32. Producing large volumes or amounts; productive






33. Jumping from one thing to another; disconnected






34. A mournful poem - esp. one lamenting the dead






35. Lying; habitually dishonest






36. Greatly emotional or zealous






37. Annoyance; irritation






38. Exonerate; to clear of blame






39. Wandering and unpredictable






40. Lazy






41. Without feeling; imperturbable; stoical






42. Thrift; economy






43. Winding; full of curves






44. Showing off learning; bookish






45. Harmless






46. Uncertain; risky






47. Soak thoroughly






48. Strenuous; taxing; requiring significant effort






49. Having a sour or bitter taste or character






50. Power to produce desired effect