Quiz 2 of 50 -- SAT Words

Number Question Answer Your answer
1 convincing; reasonable 1 cogent
2 obsolete
3 biased
4 pragmatic
5 truncated
2 keen; incisive 1 trenchant
2 annihilate
3 prophetic
4 disingenuous
5 sonorous
3 to serve as an omen or a warning of 1 torpor
2 ambivalent
3 portend
4 serene
5 cordial
4 uncertainty; apprehension 1 stratagem
2 lament
3 usurp
4 trepidation
5 heinous
5 lacking sophistication 1 na´ve
2 decorous
3 contemptuous
4 replete
5 cantankerous
6 a restoration or rehabilitation to productivity or usefulness 1 feral
2 truncated
3 reclamation
4 coup
5 ponderous
7 imposed as a duty; obligatory 1 fabricated
2 meticulous
3 incumbent (adj)
4 urbane
5 affable
8 easy-going; friendly 1 egregious
2 coup
3 affable
4 gratuitous
5 salutary
9 given freely; unearned; unwarranted 1 immutable
2 gratuitous
3 truncated
4 medley
5 milk
10 unoriginal; overused; stale 1 feasible
2 stymied
3 sanction (n)
4 whimsical
5 trite
Number Question Answer Your answer
11 long established; deep-rooted; habitual 1 inveterate
2 cantankerous
3 obstinate
4 opulent
5 paucity
12 perceptive 1 transitory
2 vilify
3 insightful
4 timorous
5 exculpate
13 devoid of matter; empty 1 tenet
2 wry
3 vacuous
4 substantiated
5 patronizing
14 causing disgust or hatred 1 ingrate
2 repugnant
3 benign
4 futile
5 ornate
15 having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; hateful 1 wary
2 malevolent
3 unpalatable
4 fabricated
5 sanguine
16 elaborately ornamented 1 opulent
2 mercurial
3 insolent
4 toxic
5 ornate
17 defiant of authority; stubborn; not easily managed 1 slander
2 apt
3 intrepid
4 recalcitrant
5 archaic
18 a widespread fire 1 omnipotent
2 plagiarism
3 malice
4 timorous
5 conflagration
19 having a harmful effect; injurious 1 austere
2 paramount
3 deleterious
4 poignant
5 gratuitous
20 to express grief for; mourn 1 gregarious
2 intrepid
3 coup
4 pervasive
5 lament
Number Question Answer Your answer
21 conspicuously bad or offensive 1 egregious
2 paramount
3 soporific
4 deleterious
5 compelling
22 describing a rudely abrupt manner 1 aesthetic
2 hackneyed
3 brusque
4 inveterate
5 poignant
23 to encroach in a way that violates the rights of another 1 obscure (adj or v)
2 punctilious
3 impinge
4 ingrate
5 enmity
24 cheerfully confident; optimistic 1 trepidation
2 asylum
3 sanguine
4 apt
5 mitigate
25 to slow the progress of 1 mitigate
2 immutable
3 hackneyed
4 impede
5 cogent
26 quarrelsome; unruly 1 specious
2 toxic
3 obsolete
4 incontrovertible
5 fractious
27 characterized by exercising absolute power tyranically 1 cantankerous
2 disingenuous
3 poignant
4 caustic
5 despotic
28 cut short; abbreviated 1 maverick
2 facetious
3 futile
4 curtailed
5 laudatory
29 an economic or military measure put in place to punish another country 1 liquid
2 prudent
3 sanction (n)
4 adage
5 stoic
30 having no bad effect; harmless 1 innocuous
2 adage
3 itinerant
4 medley
5 amenable
Number Question Answer Your answer
31 careful and principled 1 mitigate
2 conscientious
3 laudatory
4 salutary
5 mollify
32 extremely dull 1 tenet
2 medley
3 spurious
4 ponderous
5 specious
33 a dabbler in or one who superficially understands an art or a field of knowledge 1 laconic
2 dilettante
3 intrepid
4 ruse
5 trepidation
34 condition of sticking together 1 penitent
2 pristine
3 ornate
4 cohesive
5 indolent
35 abundantly supplied; filled 1 arbiter
2 innocuous
3 omnipotent
4 replete
5 ornate
36 roomy; spacious 1 propriety
2 capacious
3 usurp
4 pervasive
5 poignant
37 strikingly new, unusual, or different 1 toxic
2 maverick
3 novel
4 urbane
5 transitory
38 a principle held as being true by a person or an organization 1 exemplary
2 tenet
3 reclamation
4 permeated
5 aberration
39 extremely stubborn 1 diligent
2 meticulous
3 austere
4 adamant
5 prosaic
40 one who is particularly concerned with maintaining traditional practices 1 zealous
2 purist
3 slander
4 urbane
5 tenet
Number Question Answer Your answer
41 domineering; oppressively overbearing 1 coup
2 ponderous
3 dictatorial
4 clarity
5 rancorous
42 intense enthusiasm 1 amiable
2 zealous
3 impinge
4 didactic
5 ebullience
43 having little substance or strength; shaky; flimsy 1 paucity
2 feasible
3 ruse
4 obscure (adj or v)
5 tenuous
44 lasting for a markedly brief time 1 garrulous
2 fractious
3 ephemeral
4 convoluted
5 benevolent
45 to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on 1 disdain
2 glower
3 caustic
4 parsimonious
5 arduous
46 an artistic work that imitates the style of another work for comic effect 1 replete
2 tenet
3 hackneyed
4 ample
5 parody
47 hard to understand 1 abstruse
2 dilatory
3 paucity
4 intuitive
5 ephemeral
48 impossible to appease 1 pander
2 candor
3 vilify
4 implacable
5 garrulous
49 to weaken the strength or vitality of 1 poignant
2 heresy
3 enervate
4 gratuitous
5 innate
50 stubborn; inflexible 1 obdurate
2 amiable
3 coup
4 adage
5 purist
Number Question Answer Your answer
51 characteristic of an earlier, more primitive period; old-fashioned 1 austere
2 archaic
3 ostentatious
4 ambivalent
5 malevolent
52 fundamentally distinct or different 1 cantankerous
2 disparate
3 prophetic
4 obsolete
5 facetious
53 characterized by a stubborn adherence to insufficiently proved beliefs 1 wary
2 sanction (n)
3 dogmatic
4 tenet
5 annihilate
54 not pleasing to the taste 1 alleviate
2 emollient
3 benevolent
4 rancorous
5 unpalatable
55 feeling hatred; scornful 1 terse
2 contemptuous
3 malevolent
4 capacious
5 squalor
56 expressing remorse for one's misdeeds 1 lament
2 timorous
3 asylum
4 penitent
5 arduous
57 having to do with the appreciation of beauty 1 conflagration
2 imperious
3 benign
4 punctilious
5 aesthetic
58 foretelling or predicting future events 1 prophetic
2 pejorative
3 assiduous
4 vindicated
5 benevolent
59 a state of reduced or suspended sensibility 1 curtailed
2 temperate
3 pugnacious
4 stupor
5 lampoon (n) or (v)
60 enjoying the company of others; sociable 1 sanction (n)
2 stupor
3 gregarious
4 timorous
5 obscure (adj or v)
Number Question Answer Your answer
61 spread or flowing throughout 1 permeated
2 conscientious
3 caustic
4 punctilious
5 quandary
62 kind and gentle 1 benign
2 compelling
3 feral
4 vindicated
5 trepidation
63 narrow in scope 1 austere
2 suppressed
3 vacuous
4 abstruse
5 parochial
64 menacing; threatening 1 portend
2 gregarious
3 milk
4 frenetic
5 ominous
65 unimaginative; dull 1 incorrigible
2 benign
3 abstruse
4 rancorous
5 prosaic
66 one that indicates what is to come; a forerunner 1 harbinger
2 nascent
3 florid
4 purist
5 sanction (n)
67 given to excessive, rambling talk 1 garrulous
2 inconsequential
3 ingrate
4 mitigate
5 impinge
68 on guard; watchful 1 auspicious
2 rancorous
3 epiphany
4 deleterious
5 wary
69 a beginner 1 emulate
2 deleterious
3 novice
4 na´ve
5 pugnacious
70 done by secretive means 1 rapport
2 intrepid
3 immutable
4 reticent
5 surreptitious
Number Question Answer Your answer
71 misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official 1 catalog (v)
2 pugnacious
3 brusque
4 malfeasance
5 prophetic
72 describing flowery or elaborate speech 1 sanction (n)
2 ambivalent
3 florid
4 mitigate
5 decorous
73 a filthy condition or quality 1 squalor
2 permeated
3 clandestine
4 whimsical
5 propriety
74 of or occurring in the night 1 quandary
2 nocturnal
3 benign
4 pristine
5 recalcitrant
75 not genuine; false 1 repugnant
2 spurious
3 exemplary
4 contemptuous
5 ebullience
76 a deviation from the way things normally happen or are done 1 pristine
2 aberration
3 obstinate
4 mercurial
5 embellish
77 known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous 1 notorious
2 arid
3 incontrovertible
4 pragmatic
5 lampoon (n) or (v)
78 a crafty trick 1 ruse
2 candor
3 urbane
4 suppressed
5 rancorous
79 enormous 1 abdicate
2 arid
3 prodigious
4 inconsequential
5 repugnant
80 hatefully evil; abominable 1 whimsical
2 heinous
3 paucity
4 serene
5 purist
Number Question Answer Your answer
81 a relationship of mutual trust or affinity 1 dilatory
2 embellish
3 rapport
4 soporific
5 specious
82 a brilliant and sudden overthrow of a government 1 rapport
2 futile
3 disparage
4 convoluted
5 coup
83 located far away 1 remote
2 asylum
3 usurp
4 camaraderie
5 opulent
84 a broad satirical piece; or to broadly satire 1 repugnant
2 nocturnal
3 lampoon (n) or (v)
4 quandary
5 laudatory
85 courageous; fearless 1 ephemeral
2 intrepid
3 stratagem
4 aesthetic
5 pander
86 uninteresting; unchallenging 1 insipid
2 auspicious
3 curtailed
4 serene
5 florid
87 no longer in use; old-fashioned 1 curtailed
2 contemptuous
3 prodigious
4 obsolete
5 mundane
88 commonplace; ordinary 1 adage
2 futile
3 ingrate
4 benevolent
5 mundane
89 shortened; cut off 1 intuitive
2 incontrovertible
3 lampoon (n) or (v)
4 truncated
5 sedentary
90 passionate; extremely interested in pursuing something 1 indigenous
2 zealous
3 ephemeral
4 compelling
5 recalcitrant
Number Question Answer Your answer
91 wildly excited or active 1 frenetic
2 implacable
3 specious
4 auspicious
5 immutable
92 to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate 1 pander
2 impinge
3 embellish
4 substantiated
5 reclamation
93 a wise old saying 1 incorrigible
2 convoluted
3 disingenuous
4 adage
5 egregious
94 softening and soothing 1 harbinger
2 purist
3 alleviate
4 emollient
5 inveterate
95 to free from guilt or blame 1 caustic
2 amenable
3 enervate
4 penitent
5 exculpate
96 to decrease gradually in intensity; decline 1 amenable
2 wane
3 torpor
4 pander
5 pristine
97 dryly humorous, often with a touch of irony 1 ostentatious
2 intrepid
3 contemptuous
4 wry
5 ponderous
98 good-natured and likable 1 amiable
2 mundane
3 cogent
4 remote
5 egregious
99 indisputable; not open to question 1 austere
2 incumbent (adj)
3 incontrovertible
4 pristine
5 slander
100 lazy 1 indolent
2 opulent
3 reclamation
4 propriety
5 nocturnal
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