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SAT Word Power Harder

Subjects : sat, english, vocabulary
  • 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. Overly sentimental

2. Oval - obscure in expression

3. To wish for with envy

4. Scholarly - deeply learned - well read

5. To punish - chastise - criticize severely

6. Humorous - joking in a somewhat inappropriate or clumsy manner

7. Jaunty - sporty - disreputable - vulgar - characterized by a careless unconventionality

8. The humorous misuse of a word that sounds very much like the word indended

9. A fake medication

10. The breaking up of the Jewish community in the sixth century where they were exiled from Israel - any dispersion of a people with a common origin

11. A small group that rules a country after a coup d'etat

12. To divide into election districts to gain political advantage

13. A society in which distinct groups function together - but retain their identities

14. Damning - extremely critical - disgraceful

15. A gentle breeze

16. To kill or destroy a large part of

17. A massive - unstoppable object

18. A large - disastrous fire

19. An order for a prisoner to stand before a judge to determine the legality of his sentence

20. An apparition - phantom

21. Abandonment of a loyalty or religion

22. A thick or sticky consistency of a liquid

23. Whimsical - fanciful - impulsive

24. Next to last

25. Something that is enormous - or monstrous in size and power

26. Generous

27. Occurring during the day - happens every day

28. Power - strength

29. Uncompromising - stubborn

30. Hard to understand - abstruse - over one's head

31. A temporary suspension of activity

32. Truthful - honest

33. An intimate group of people with a common interest

34. To rip up by the roots - to abolish - to annihilate

35. Slander - deliberate false statements

36. To deviate from the truth

37. A street urchin - a slim girl with an impish charm

38. Corrosive - biting - bitterly scathing

39. Emotionally unpredictable - give to rapid changes in mood

40. Forest-like - wooded

41. Fertile - productive - fruitful

42. To make a long - formal speech - to sum up a speech

43. Unique - of its own kind - in a class by itself

44. A cave explorer

45. Instability caused by an erosion of values or lack of purpose

46. Lacking responsibility - ineffective

47. To repeal - to set aside - to nullify

48. Accompanying - attending - going along with

49. A procession - a group of attendants

50. To toss back and forth - to exchange - to use in a glib way