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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. Spendthrift






2. Debase; besmirch






3. To make a formal denial of (an earlier statement); to retract






4. Humorous






5. Ridiculously idealistic; impractical






6. Lacking pragmatism






7. A violent storm






8. Nameless - without a disclosed identity






9. A powerful person






10. Accompanying






11. To aggressively search






12. Having a sharp taste or smell






13. Bold






14. Decrease






15. Careful - cautious






16. To surrender; to give in without resistance






17. To result in






18. To disprove






19. An assembly of people






20. Something that kills insects






21. Best; favored






22. To better






23. Blameworthy






24. A commonplace remark; cliche






25. Sly; treacherous; more dangerous than seems apparent






26. Something foreshadowing a future event






27. To command solemnly as if under oath






28. A challenge






29. Daily; occurring at daytime






30. Meaningful; terse; to the point






31. Dull; commonplace (prose)






32. Deliberately vague; open to two or more interpretations






33. To suppress






34. To render foolish






35. Proper behavior






36. Malignant; hostile






37. Dark






38. Begging






39. Undertaken independently - although likely to affect others






40. To imitate - follow an example






41. To beseech or beg for fervently






42. Process of repairing or making amends; compensation






43. Secret - stealthy






44. The first for an example; tradition established by time






45. To reduce in rank






46. Pleasant to look at






47. Frank; without cunning






48. Sorry for past wrong actions






49. Greed






50. To avoid - to abstain