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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. To cite as an example or justification






2. Limited to the duration of an episode; temporary.






3. Prone to hiding.






4. Not easily pacified






5. Corrupt






6. Chaos






7. Deeply rooted






8. Experimental






9. Lacking authenticity - false; not genuine






10. To amass - gather - or accumulate






11. Curse






12. Rude; brash






13. Cutting or keen; keen-edged






14. To give up (rights); to deny






15. To excuse; to overlook ('to condone tardiness')






16. Sly; treacherous; more dangerous than seems apparent






17. Self-denying






18. To explain the meaning of






19. 1) changing in color 2) marked by variety






20. Humor; lack of seriousness






21. A dummy of a hated person






22. The opposite; highest possible contrast






23. Lack of temperance - especially with alcohol






24. To end






25. Revival






26. Showy






27. To obstruct; to block out (n. occlusion)






28. Praise






29. Belonging to or reserved for a small - select group; esoteric;






30. Intense hostility toward a person or thing






31. Secret






32. A nonfiction literary work






33. A stimulus






34. Dull; commonplace (prose)






35. Devotion; religious reverence






36. A payment or profit received in addition to a regular wage






37. A bad thing; something that can hurt you






38. Pertaining to smell






39. Trace






40. To go back (on one's word); to break a promise






41. To misinterpret






42. Secret - stealthy






43. A commonplace remark; cliche






44. To increase instigation






45. To ruin one's reputation






46. A source






47. A hint; an indirect statement; insinuation






48. Sympathy






49. Rude; uncultured; primitive; uncivilized






50. To weaken