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SAT Word Power

Subjects : sat, english, vocabulary
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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. To deceive - to have false illusions






2. Greatly demanding - requiring close attention






3. Boisterous - harsh sounding - noisy and disorderly






4. An opening move - a preliminary offer






5. Brief in speech - using very few words






6. Boring - tiresome






7. To blot out leaving no traces - to destroy






8. Very poor - totally lacking






9. Unselfish concern with the welfare of others






10. Insignificant - trifling






11. Difficult to see through - unclear - dark






12. Charming - interesting






13. Excessive pride - arrogance - exaggerated self-confidence






14. Freely given - unnecessary - uncalled for - unwarranted






15. Loyal - faithful






16. To gently criticize






17. To show excessive affection - to be overly flattering in return for favor






18. A chance event - a coincidence - a stroke of luck






19. Easily taught - submissive






20. Emotionally moving






21. Concise - brief - free of extra words






22. An emotional purification - an emotional release






23. An indirect reference






24. A powerful rival - a usually unconquerable opponent






25. To gather and store away - to acquire by effort






26. Reverence - respect - an expression of high regard






27. Non-conventional - a little kooky






28. Good will towards all people - love of mankind - act of generosity






29. Any belief that is strongly opposed to established beliefs - or practice






30. Sly - treacherous - having a gradual effect






31. To praise - to applaud - to extol






32. Raw material for a given end






33. Extravagant - exceeding what is usual






34. A refreshing drink - something that invigorates






35. Delicacy of workmanship - subtlety - skillful maneuvering






36. To criticize severely






37. To deduct - to disregard






38. Suave - sophisticated - polished






39. To make impossible - to shut out - to bar






40. To criticize or reprimand sharply






41. To move to a new country - to move to a new place






42. Standard for judging (plural: criteria)






43. To forgive or free from blame






44. Deserving of blame






45. Commonplace - trite - unoriginal






46. To prevent from being accomplished - to frustrate - to hinder






47. Lacking power - helpless - unable to perform sexual intercourse






48. To beg persistently - to degrade oneself






49. A long difficult journey marked by changes in fortune






50. To wander aimlessly