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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. To prey upon - to plunder with violence if necessary






2. Displeasure or resentment - shade






3. An embankment designed to prevent a river from flooding






4. Empty - lacking intelligence






5. A fake medication






6. To quibble - to raise trivial objections






7. Division into two often contradictory parts






8. Influence - a forceful blow






9. Able to walk or move about






10. A large - disastrous fire






11. To behave






12. Acting for another - sharing in an experience of another through the imagination






13. A language used by a particular population that differs from standard speech






14. Lofty praise - eulogistic writing






15. State of rest or inactivity






16. Bitingly sarcastic - incisive - caustic in manner






17. Evil - unjust






18. Fearful - easily frightened






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






20. A generous giving of gifts - philanthropy






21. A system of natural healing






22. To leave quickly and secretively






23. Pungent - charmingly provocative






24. All knowing - infinite awareness






25. To run counter to - to show something as false






26. Protection - patronage






27. A rushing attack - witty repartee - a brief excursion






28. To honor - to worship - to respect






29. To take off (usually clothing) as a sign of greeting






30. The point at which an orbiting object is farthest from what is being orbited - or the apex of something






31. Dishonest - deceitful






32. A cave explorer






33. Origin - source - proof of past ownership






34. Truthful - honest






35. Lacking responsibility - ineffective






36. Full-figured - plump






37. To deny - to speak or act against






38. Facade - coating - outward appearance






39. A form of logic in which major and minor premises are made and a conclusion drawn - a process of deduction






40. To repeal - to set aside - to nullify






41. Environment - surroundings






42. Faithless - untrustworthy






43. Stubborn






44. To compromise - to draw something out in order to gain time






45. To settle in snugly - to hide in a secure place






46. Something or someone loathed or intensely disliked






47. A re-establishment of good relations






48. A structure - whose parts cannot stand alone






49. A dominant or recurring theme






50. To enroll - most particularly in college