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SAT Critical Reading Vocab

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. To criticize sb or speak angrily to them because you don't approve what they have done or said






2. To tell again






3. Never changing therefore boring






4. Souvenir






5. To suddenly cause sth bad to happen






6. Needing great effort and energy






7. Very important in making sth to happen






8. Full of energy - excitement and happiness






9. Very sad






10. Extremely wet






11. Not wise or sensible






12. (formal) to shine light on sth; = clarify; = light up






13. Extremely complicated and difficult to follow; (formal) having many twits or curves






14. To refuse - reject in a proud way






15. To depend on something






16. To talk sb into gently






17. Wipe out






18. The stopping of sth; giving birth to baby by taking them out of the mother through a surgery






19. A highly poisonous chemical






20. A situation that sth is defeated easily and completely






21. To punish or make sb suffer






22. Not seeming to be based on a reason - system or plan and sometimes seeming unfair






23. To give sb the right to do sth






24. Rude because sth done quickly or using very few words






25. To make you sad






26. Using only as much money or food as is necessary






27. In syncopated rhythm the strong beats are made weak and the weak beats are made strong






28. Having a good effect on sb/sth - though often seeming unpleasant






29. Search inside sth






30. A person who helps in criminal incidents






31. Practices self denial as spiritual discipline






32. A special liking for sth






33. That can be said to be true in the case of sb/sth






34. Not define or certain because you may want to change it later; hesitant






35. Incompetent; not having the skill






36. To punish by officially kick sb out of a Christian Church






37. Physically strong and healthy






38. A fake name of a criminal or actor






39. To give sb control of sth unwillingly






40. To pretend to have a particular feeling






41. Official of not to do/pay what you normally have to






42. To hide sth






43. (disapproving) trying to appear important - intelligent - etc - in order to impress other people






44. Unable to escape; kept as a prisoner or in a confined space






45. Believing that everything happened for selfish reasons; being selfish when doing things






46. Clear and easy to understand






47. The amount of confidence and enthusiasm






48. Never changing






49. Rule d and controlled by men






50. Lonely and unhappy