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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. Arrogant; lacking humility; scornfully proud






2. Wasteful or extravagant






3. To imitate - follow an example






4. Difficult to understand - grasp - or perceive






5. Submissive






6. A speech or action that treats a serious subject with ridicule






7. Genuine






8. Off to the side






9. Carefree






10. To make a fake painting






11. Nobody; of little importance






12. To detail item by item - to list






13. To indicate or make clear






14. Reduction or decrease due to outside influence






15. To idolize






16. To alienate; to remove from a position or relationship






17. Formal etiquette






18. A small quantity of measure






19. Overly attentive to trifling details






20. Light; thin; gauzy (cloth - cobweb)






21. Surrounding atmosphere ('ambience of a restaurant')






22. To bring back from the dead






23. Very harmful






24. Much attention - a spectacular public display.






25. Weighty






26. An ambitious flatterer; brown-noser






27. Difficult to explain






28. One who enjoys his own pain






29. The essential details of how something is to be accomplished.






30. A little bit






31. To cause belief






32. Someone who is inexperienced






33. Illegal






34. Authentic; true






35. Blossoming






36. An expression of warm approval; praise.






37. Deliberately vague; open to two or more interpretations






38. Easily managed or controlled; governable






39. Reduced or removed






40. Overly sweet






41. A witty - offhand remark






42. Someone who trespasses






43. To give ('bestow on you three wishes')






44. To brazenly or openly break a law or tradition






45. Reminiscent of a funeral






46. To bump or push - as in a crowd






47. A renegade; one who desserts his principles






48. Honor or accolades






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






50. To avoid; to forego