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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. Extravagant - exceeding what is usual






2. Lukewarm - unenthusiastic - halfhearted






3. To hurt or rile the feelings of someone - irritate






4. Minimal - hardly sufficient






5. The highest point






6. Wise - showing judgment - cautious






7. Explosive - tends to burn quickly






8. Brilliant - gloriously bright






9. Gradual or subtle absorption - an unconscious process of absorption






10. Foolishly impractical and idealistic






11. Sympathy - attraction - kinship






12. Intense - forceful - marked by strong feeling






13. An indirect reference






14. Habitual moderation - the avoidance of excess






15. A subtle distinction - a slight difference in definition






16. (adj.) invigorating; (v.) to prepare






17. Arrogantly assertive - positive about unproven ideas






18. A denunciation - a biting speech






19. To deceive - to have false illusions






20. To transport - to conduct - to communicate






21. A government in which the power is in the hands of only a few






22. About to occur - hanging threateningly over one's head






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






24. Noisy commotion - uproar






25. Cowardly






26. Truthfulness - great honesty - frankness






27. Able to get along well






28. Abundance - excessive amount






29. Raw material for a given end






30. Gentle - not harmful - kind






31. Self-involved - selfish






32. Careful - cautious






33. To speak in praise of someone - to pay written or spoken tribute






34. Determination - a state of being convinced






35. Keenly perceptive - shrewd






36. Dull - unimaginative - lacking excitement






37. Pleasant to the taste - agreeable in feeling






38. Standard for judging (plural: criteria)






39. Present but not visible or apparent - dormant - potential






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






41. To make great






42. Concerned with or appreciative of beauty






43. To stare at in a disrespectful way






44. Of no matter or consequence - not important






45. Similar - of the same kind - uniform in nature






46. To gather together something for a purpose - to arrange in order






47. A principle - doctrine or belief held as so by a group






48. Something that is unchangeable - permanent






49. Glowing - bright - emitting light






50. Boring - tiresome