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 Test Questions
SAT Vocabulary: Level 3
alacrity     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable; quack medicine
cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
young plant or tree that has grown from seed; produced from seed
young offspring of a mammal, such as a dog or a wolf; child or youth
state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness
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arraign     Speak
 
(2)
v.  
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swell out or expand from or as if from internal pressure
make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
criticize for petty or frivolous reasons; raise trivial objections
officially charge someone in a court of law
liberate; free from chains; set free or keep free from restrictions or bonds
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bivouac     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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turmoil; bewildering jumble; confused mass
person who has compulsive desire to steal
seriousness; gravity; religious or ritual ceremony
temporary encampment; a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
having a softening or soothing effect, especially on skin
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chicanery     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others
nest of a bird, such as an eagle, built on a cliff or other high place
process of turning some plant material into stone
mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
temporary encampment; a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
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concerted     Speak
 
(5)
a. or ad.  
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suitable for drinking; drinkable
bankrupt; unable to repay one's debts
ill-humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
planned or accomplished together; combined
permanent; impossible to dissolve, disintegrate, or decompose
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distill     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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edit by omitting or modifying parts considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly
make senseless or dizzy; be a mystery or bewildering to
pretend; hide feelings from other people
exclude from community or group; banish by popular vote
give off  liquid; purify; refine; increase the concentration of
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ethos     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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disposition, character, or fundamental values peculiar to a specific person, people, culture, or movement
part or division of poem of some length
combativeness; inclination or readiness to fight; quarrelsomeness
poor verse; of crude or irregular construction
award of merit; expression of approval; praise
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fraternize     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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give in; become more compassionate or forgiving; cause to soften in attitude or temper
bewilder purposely; confuse or puzzle mentally;  make obscure or mysterious
combine; fuse; grow together; come together to form one whole; unite
associate with others in a brotherly or  friendly  way
shed or cast off hair or feathers
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idolatry     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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a person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people
great excitement; public disorder or uproar
worship of idols; excessive admiration
unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity; impurity in thought and deed
group of men joined in political intrigue; a group of military officers ruling a country
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intemperate     Speak
 
(10)
a. or ad.  
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reclining; lying down completely or in part
given to joking; merry; humorous
sordid; morally degraded; squalid or corrupt
not temperate or moderate; excessive, especially in the use of alcoholic beverages
empty; showing lack of thought or intelligence; vacant
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intransigence     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
nest of a bird, such as an eagle, built on a cliff or other high place
fern leaf, especially compound leaf; palm or banana leaf
witty thought or saying, usually short; short, witty poem expressing a single thought or observation
bowl-shaped strainer used to wash or drain foods
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microorganism     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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memorizing process using routine or repetition; the sound of surf breaking on the shore
bacteria; any organism of microscopic size
pirate; robber upon the sea
ability to change in form; fickleness
combativeness; inclination or readiness to fight; quarrelsomeness
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obstreperous     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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at rest; dormant; temporarily inactive
the attitude of one who is ready to accept defeat as a natural outcome
excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion
harsh and rough-sounding; disturbing public peace; loud and rough
noisily aggressive; making great noise or outcry
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peregrination     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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act of seceding; withdrawal; withdrawal of 11 Southern states from the Union
travel or journey, especially by foot, notably by pilgrim
family descent; series or line of ancestors; lineage
worship of idols; excessive admiration
crucial dividing point; ridge of high land dividing two areas that are drained by different river systems
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precis     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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nest of a bird, such as an eagle, built on a cliff or other high place
a device that lets divers breathe underwater
forerunner; one who precedes an event and indicates its approach
concise summing up of main points
refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
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raiment     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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clothing; garments; dress; garb; costume
vitality and energy; healthy capacity for vigorous activity
thrift; prudent economy; sparing use
breaking of union; decomposition into fragments or parts; extinction of life; decay
someone who has withdrawn from his native land
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repulsion     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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retort; comeback; answer to a reply
resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; deformity returning after the passage of two or more generations
distaste; extreme aversion; act of driving back
environment; person's social setting or environment
following members; attendants accompanying high-ranking person
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solecism     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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error in the use of language, especially  intentional use of misspelling; violation of the conventional rules of society
one who feigns illness to escape duty
enthusiastic follower; one who is devoted or self-dedicated to a cause or practice
text of dramatic musical work, such as opera
the bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
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temporize     Speak
 
(19)
v.  
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act evasively in order to gain time, avoid an argument, or postpone a decision
arrange laws, rules as a code; classify; arrange or systematize
move uneasily one way and the other; behave or move nervously or restlessly
become engaged to marry; promise to marry
clean; remove offensive parts of book
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venial     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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rural; relating to shepherds or herders; relating to the country or country life
pardonable; able to be forgiven; trivial
sorrowful; filled with or expressing grief; mournful
striking one object against another sharply
fictional, relating to imaginative creation
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