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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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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. Highlighted; extremely expressive






2. Depending on a condition - e.g. - in a contract






3. The act - practice - or art of mimicking






4. Decrease






5. Having no interest in politics






6. Bubbling over; outburst of spirit






7. Rumor designed to deceive the public






8. Bulging






9. Reduced or removed






10. Failure to perform (a given duty)






11. Warlike






12. Sly; treacherous; more dangerous than seems apparent






13. Prevent; render ineffectual or impossible; forestall; impede






14. To cause persuasion






15. Bachelor






16. To seize for military use; confiscate






17. Destroy utterly






18. The outer covering of a bird






19. Something that causes worry or dismay






20. To pretend (to deceive)






21. Agreed to by most people; by reputation






22. To blend into a coherent single unit






23. Stuff rope is made of






24. In existence






25. Turned to one side






26. A clown






27. An instrument that makes a loud clash sound






28. Highly important; of great significance or consequence






29. Fluent and articulate (speech)






30. Having a logical approach to things ('with dialectic thoroughness')






31. An office-holder






32. Neighborhood






33. Of favorable prospect; promising






34. Not important; silly; trivial






35. Enormous






36. The capturing of prey as a means of maintaining life.






37. Mild expression of an offensive fact






38. Frightening or gloomy






39. Tearful






40. Neglectful






41. Predicament






42. To increase






43. Fill to excess






44. Routine; boring






45. To wander from the usual course






46. Leader who arouses by emotional and inflamed speech






47. Abating the courage of; discouraging






48. The practice of extreme self-centeredness






49. The preliminary version of a report






50. Chain