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SAT Vocab 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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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. Hateful; spiteful






2. Short account of an amusing or interesting event






3. Suitable; practical; politic






4. Evasive; baffling; hard to grasp






5. Servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man






6. Imitate; rival






7. General agreement






8. Unwillingness






9. Banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign






10. Reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to silence






11. Forbiddingly stern; severely simple and unornamented






12. Change; introduction of something new






13. Overabundance; lavish expenditure; excess






14. Differing; deviating






15. Pervading; spread throughout every part






16. Not fitting; absurd






17. Capricious; randomly chosen; tyrannical






18. Weighty; unwieldy






19. Capricious; fanciful






20. Superfluous; repetitious; excessively wordy






21. Scatter






22. Put into effect; carry out






23. Brief and compact






24. Wasteful; reckless with money






25. Make something last; preserve from extinction






26. Individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances






27. Lacking in spirit or energy






28. Practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with the practical worth or impact of something






29. Worsen; embitter






30. Advanced in development






31. Based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed






32. Limited; restricted






33. Humiliation; debasement; degeneration






34. Obstruct






35. Critical






36. Compulsion; repression of feelings






37. Help bring about; make less difficult






38. Compress or shrink; make a pledge; catch a disease






39. Quarrelsome






40. Boaster






41. Insignificant; unimportant






42. Short-lived; fleeting






43. Active strength






44. Fear






45. Theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational






46. Stubborn; hard to control or treat






47. Severity






48. Momentary; temporary; staying for a short time






49. Mistaken; wrong






50. Determination; firmness of purpose