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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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1. Changes in fortune






2. Greed






3. An expression of mourning; major regret






4. Stingy






5. A fit of anger






6. Total; to form into a mass or whole






7. False accusation; slander






8. Not mindful






9. Off to the side






10. A sensation of dizziness and disorientation






11. Grand; lofty; splendid






12. Drying






13. Gullible - easy to get to believe






14. To swindle; to cheat






15. Depth of reasoning or insight






16. Blameworthy






17. Intrigue; a group plotting secretly






18. To idolize






19. Causing dissension; divisive






20. Fat






21. A short - personal story






22. Merciful; mild






23. Sharp perception






24. To summon or bring about ('conjure up spirits')






25. To take more time than necessary; To move aimlessly or lackadaisically






26. To cleanse; remove impurities






27. Someone who adheres to an opinion






28. To sparkle (intellectually) ('scintillating ideas')






29. Trust - sociability amongst friends






30. Science of word origins






31. A commonplace or useless remark






32. Plenteous; abundant






33. To bring back from the dead






34. Revolt against government






35. To ponder or consider deeply






36. Prejudiced






37. To remove a ruler from office






38. Showing both male and female characteristics






39. Urging or inciting to action






40. Preferring to live in isolation; hermit-like






41. Destruction or withering disease






42. Slave






43. To deprive ownership of






44. Similarity






45. Fussy about small details; snobbish






46. A principle






47. Indifferent; lacking liveliness






48. To show excessive satisfaction






49. Person who seeks to influence political events






50. Sullen resentment or anger