Test your basic knowledge |

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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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. Cliched - worn out by overuse






2. Off to the side






3. Cannot be touched ('goodwill'); vague






4. Impulsive action - unplanned events






5. Vacant; lacking content or substance






6. Feverish






7. Sneering; bitter or sarcastic ('a sardonic laugh')






8. The way something is phrased






9. Lacking emotion






10. To suffer from oppressive heat






11. Quarrelsome woman






12. Suave; sophisticated; charming






13. Someone who studies clues






14. To read through with attention






15. Punishment (as from God) for past wrongdoing






16. The essential details of how something is to be accomplished.






17. A scholarly article or essay on a certain topic






18. Harmless






19. To lessen the severity of; moderate; soften; lessen






20. Replaced






21. To overthrow; to undermine (adj. Subversive)






22. Capable of using both hands with equal skill






23. An emotional purging






24. Indifference






25. Authoritative command






26. Lecture






27. Unselfish






28. Unchecked; wild






29. Courage






30. Lacking reverence; not pious






31. Lacking vitality; listless and weak






32. To persuade by flattery






33. To visualize or imagine






34. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; mean-spirited;






35. Hatred of marriage






36. Disunite






37. To banish (usually from a church)






38. An illness or unwholesome condition






39. Fair towards all parties involved






40. Exile






41. Sympathy - helpfulness or mercy






42. Capable of holding much; roomy






43. Not penetrable (by water)






44. Pertaining to earthly matters






45. Impulsive; marked by sudden action or emotion






46. To scold severely






47. Angelic






48. To cause belief






49. Formal etiquette






50. Actual; touchable