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SAT Critical Reading Vocab

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1. Never changing therefore boring

2. Supply of bullets

3. An indirect remark about sb/sth - usually suggesting sth bad or rude.

4. Allocate - distribute - or apportion anew

5. A reply - especially a quick critical or amusing

6. To perform a play or act a part in a play; to pass a law

7. They physical feature of an area of land - especially the position of its mountains - rivers - etc.

8. A bad sense of something will happen

9. Dull gray - like lead

10. The amount of confidence and enthusiasm

11. Having many sexual partners; taking from a wide range of sources - especially without careful thought

12. To try hard not to show your feelings

13. To talk or move with weak unsteady steps - especially because you are drunk or ill/sick

14. To give subsidy

15. Horrible or terrible

16. Showing much or too much emotion

17. Rage

18. Cheerful and friendly

19. A lack of sth

20. To give sth to sb to show respect

21. Clever at understanding and making judgments about

22. Able to spread around

23. A solider who will fight for any country or group that offers payment

24. Lonely and unhappy

25. To strongly criticize sb/sth that you think is wrong - illegal - etc.

26. To look like or be similar to another person or thing

27. Very serious

28. A sign that shows that sth is going to happen - often bad

29. Ancestor

30. Dirty of any kind

31. To praise sb/sth very much

32. undermine -> to make sth - especially sb's confidence or authority - gradually weaker or less effective

33. To get onto a sheep

34. To make sth into catalogue

35. Something that encourage a process or activity

36. To fill with water and sink; to fail because of a particular problem

37. (formal) to understand sb's words or action wrongly

38. Very high (loft=attic)

39. How serious - important - large sth is

40. (formal - approving) never giving up or getting tired of doing st

41. Starving

42. To move away sth

43. To make sb less angry about sth

44. Extremely upset and anxious so that you can't think clearly

45. Full of people moving around in a busy way

46. Not easily irritated

47. To enjoy or desire much

48. (of a liquid) thick and sticky; not flowing freely

49. To destroy completely or accidentally

50. Attack or criticize sb/sth severely on public