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SAT Vocab Most Important Words

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. Of chief concern or importance






2. Lacking sophistication






3. Coming into existence; emerging






4. Extremely dull






5. Strikingly new or unusual






6. One with an amateurish or superficial understanding of a field of knowledge






7. Commendable; worthy of imitation






8. Feeling or showing little emotion






9. Poisonous






10. Verbal expression or exchange; conversation






11. Combative; belligerent






12. Well-meaning; generous






13. The art of using language effectively and persuasively






14. Quiet or humble in manner or appearance






15. Dine by secretive means






16. A state of uncertainty or perplexity






17. A beginner






18. A union of two or more groups






19. Calm






20. Rudely abrupt






21. Given freely; unearned; unwarranted






22. Describing words or phrases that belittle or speak negatively of someone






23. Easily shaped or formed; easily influenced






24. Describing a large amount of something






25. Having to do with the appreciation of beauty






26. To express strong disapproval of; denounce






27. Energy; power to survive






28. Referring to the Middle Ages - old-fashioned






29. Anxiety or fear about the future






30. Describing a showy or pretentious display






31. Of little importance or significance






32. A brilliantly executed plan






33. A feeling about the future






34. Having little substance or strength; shaky; unsure - weak






35. Extra; unnecessary






36. Secretive






37. Arrogant; vainly proud






38. Hard-working






39. Persistence






40. Not straightforward; crafty






41. Intended to instruct






42. The act of making something useful again






43. (n.) contempt - scorn (v.) to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on






44. Freed from blame






45. Not migratory; settled






46. Artistic representation that aims for visual accuracy






47. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing






48. (n.) an economic or military measure put in place to punish another country






49. Rotten






50. Sincerity; openness