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 Test Questions
SAT Vocabulary: Level 2
abolish     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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explain or describe in detail
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
kindle; cause to start burning; set fire to
throw overboard; eject from boat, submarine, aircraft, or spaceship
engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
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audacious     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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acceptable; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten
twisted; knotty; made rough by age or hard work
obedient; ready and willing to be taught; easily managed or handled
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; binding; rigid
fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
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bilious     Speak
 
(3)
a. or ad.  
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lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
precisely and carefully conducted; by extreme care and great effort; cautious
suffering from indigestion; appearing as if affected by disorder; sickly
relating to the sky or the heavens; supremely good;  god or angel
opposition to progress or liberalism; extremely conservative
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chassis     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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thin layer; coating consisting of thin layer; ornamental coating to a building
rectangular frame attached  working parts, as of an automobile
a substance believed to cure all ills
state of extreme confusion and disorder; very noisy place
coarse food for cattle or horses
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decimate     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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cry out suddenly, as from surprise or emotion
destroy or kill a large part of; select by lot and kill one in every ten of
delay; leave slowly and hesitantly; wait
decorate with ornamental appendages
restate text in one's own words, especially to clarify the thought of others
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discriminating     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
silent; muffled; toned down; indistinct
able to see differences; showing careful judgment or fine taste
marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
lazy; slow to heal, grow, or develop; inactive
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douse     Speak
 
(7)
v.  
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make sore by abrasion; damage surface friction; annoy
open the mouth wide; yawn from sleepiness, weariness, or dullness
imprison; put into jail; shut up or enclose
plunge into water; wet thoroughly; extinguish
supply what is needed or desired; provide food professionally for a special occasion
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fabricate     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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make very hot and dry; become superficially burned
luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth
talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly
build; put together out of components or parts
lay responsibility or blame for, often unjustly
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fraudulent     Speak
 
(9)
a. or ad.  
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greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; exceeding proper limits
cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to the practice of fraud
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
not able to be traveled or crossed
false; tending to mislead; deceptive
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ideology     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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final result; outcome or effect; central idea or point; gist
conventions; moral standards; accepted traditional customs
distance around something; circumference; size; bulk
study of origin and nature of ideas
arrangement by rank or standing; series in which each element is graded or ranked
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inquisitor     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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scornful treatment; insulting speech or conduct
questioner, especially who is excessively rigorous or harsh; investigator
a person without a permanent home who moves from place to place; a wanderer; tramp
mental calmness; calm or tranquil state of mind
a long narrow opening; long narrow depression in a surface
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laudable     Speak
 
(12)
a. or ad.  
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deserving of praise; worthy of high praise
lacking in spirit or energy to exert effort
not moving or flowing; lacking vitality or briskness; stale; dull
untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
careful about money; economical
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nihilist     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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one who rides a horse or performs on horseback
part or region remote from a central district, as of a city or town; fringe; outer border
difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree
leave of absence; vacation granted a soldier or civil servant
one who believes traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic
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palatable     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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relating to space; existing in or connected with space
fearless; indicating or springing from courage
expressing sorrow, mournful or melancholy; sad
dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual
acceptable; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten
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prodigious     Speak
 
(15)
a. or ad.  
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giving a false appearance of frankness; not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating
extending in scope or effect to a prior time or prior conditions
impressively great in size, force, or extent; enormous
dull, unimaginative, and commonplace; old-fashioned; stuffy
happening, as an occasional event, without regularity; coming without design
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rejuvenate     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate
persuade not to do; discourage
rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder; take as spoils
wear away or irritate by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; annoy; vex
make young again; restore to youthful vigor or appearance
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shyster     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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school, especially a theological school for the training of priests; school of higher education, especially for girls
a person without a permanent home who moves from place to place; a wanderer; tramp
a long narrow opening; long narrow depression in a surface
a lawyer using questionable methods; an unethical lawyer or politician
extinct flying reptiles that existed during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods
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succumb     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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shift to clockwise direction; turn sharply; change direction abruptly
spread out widely; scatter freely; pour out and cause to spread freely
subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
submit to an overpowering force; yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in
plead; make the earnest request of; ask for earnestly
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transitory     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary
of lowly origin; not noble in quality, character, or purpose; unworthy
lacking variety or excitement; monotonous
silent or reserved in speech; saying little; not inclined to speak or converse
advanced in development; appearing or developing early
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verdant     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to a persuasion
moved by sexual love; loving
morally or legally constraining; required; binding
sharing an edge or boundary; touching; neighboring
green; full of juice in vegetation
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