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SAT Word Power Harder

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. 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