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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. Slander






2. Courteous regard for another's wish






3. Pervading; spread throughout every part






4. Pertaining to effective communication; insincere in language






5. Short account of an amusing or interesting event






6. Public speaker






7. Banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign






8. Capricious; fanciful






9. Mentally quick and observant; having insight






10. Recognize; admit






11. Old-fashioned; obsolete






12. Something new; newness






13. Confuse; puzzle






14. Thorough; comprehensive






15. Mistaken; wrong






16. Belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete






17. Opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion






18. Seek to attain; long for






19. Teachings - in general; particular principle (religious - legal - etc.) taught






20. Expressiveness; persuasive speech






21. Unpredictable; fickle; fanciful






22. Belittle






23. Propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners






24. Sociable






25. Depressed; gloomy






26. Gracious; heartfelt






27. Dark; not transparent






28. Ridicule; make fun of






29. Suitable; practical; politic






30. Roundabout; erratic; not straightforward






31. Examine closely and critically






32. Motionless; stale; dull






33. Momentary; temporary; staying for a short time






34. Worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday






35. Difficult to please; squeamish






36. Deceit; duplicity






37. Excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others






38. Lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant






39. Rapid growth; spread; multiplication






40. Sparing in eating and drinking; temperate






41. Refutation; response with contrary evidence






42. Superfluous; repetitious; excessively wordy






43. Wander aimlessly (physically or mentally)






44. Great fire






45. Think up; invent; plan






46. Fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal






47. Cutting; sharp






48. Unfavorable fortune; hardship; a calamitous event






49. Distribute; spread; scatter






50. Appease; moderate