Hot Words For The SAT Test #1

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  • 1. 

    A deviating from the right path or usual course of action; a mental disorder, especially of a minor or temporary cause.

    • A.

      Aberration

    • B.

      Aggregate

    • C.

      Afterthought

    Correct Answer
    A. Aberration
    Explanation
    An aberration refers to a deviation from the usual course of action or the right path. It can also refer to a mental disorder, although in this case, it is typically of a minor or temporary nature. An aberration can be seen as a departure from what is considered normal or expected, indicating a deviation or anomaly in behavior or thinking.

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  • 2. 

    The giving up of certain pleasures such as food or drink

    • A.

      Abstinence

    • B.

      Airy

    • C.

      Aggress

    Correct Answer
    A. Abstinence
    Explanation
    Abstinence refers to the act of voluntarily refraining from indulging in certain pleasures or activities, such as food or drink. It involves self-control and discipline in order to resist the temptation of engaging in these activities. The other options, airy and aggress, do not relate to the concept of giving up pleasures and are therefore not the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Theoretical, not applied or practical; not concrete; hard to understand.

    • A.

      Agrarian

    • B.

      Abstract

    • C.

      Aggrieve

    Correct Answer
    B. Abstract
    Explanation
    The word "abstract" is the correct answer because it fits the description provided in the question. It refers to something that is theoretical, not applied or practical, and not concrete. It can be difficult to understand as it deals with ideas or concepts rather than tangible objects.

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  • 4. 

    Loud applause; approval. (when used as a verb, acclaim means "to applaud; to praise")

    • A.

      Agrarian

    • B.

      Alacrity

    • C.

      Acclaim

    Correct Answer
    C. Acclaim
    Explanation
    Acclaim is the correct answer because it means "loud applause; approval." When used as a verb, it means "to applaud; to praise." This word accurately captures the meaning of loud applause and approval, making it the most suitable choice among the given options.

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  • 5. 

    To accept the conclusions or arrangement of others; to accede; to give consent by keeping silent.

    • A.

      Acquiesce

    • B.

      Agglomerate

    • C.

      Afoot

    Correct Answer
    A. Acquiesce
    Explanation
    Acquiesce means to accept or agree to something without protest or resistance. It implies giving consent or approval by remaining silent or not objecting.

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  • 6. 

    To advise against something; to warn; to scold gently; to urge strongly.

    • A.

      Aggrieve

    • B.

      Aggravate

    • C.

      Admonish

    Correct Answer
    C. Admonish
    Explanation
    Admonish means to advise against something, warn, scold gently, or urge strongly. This word implies giving someone a gentle reprimand or cautioning them about their actions or behavior. It suggests offering guidance or counsel in order to prevent a negative outcome or encourage improvement.

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  • 7. 

    To support; to be in favor of. (When used as a noun, advocate refers to someone who supports a particular cause)

    • A.

      Agrarian

    • B.

      Advocate

    • C.

      Aggrieve

    Correct Answer
    B. Advocate
    Explanation
    Advocate means to support or be in favor of something. It can also refer to someone who supports a particular cause. This suggests that the correct answer is advocate because it aligns with the definition provided.

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  • 8. 

    Showing an appreciation of beauty in nature or art; artistic

    • A.

      Alabaster

    • B.

      Aesthetic

    • C.

      Ailment

    Correct Answer
    B. Aesthetic
    Explanation
    The word "aesthetic" refers to the appreciation of beauty in nature or art, or anything that is artistic. It is often used to describe someone's sense of style or taste. In this context, "aesthetic" is the correct answer because it best matches the given definition. "Alabaster" refers to a type of white or translucent stone, "ailment" refers to a physical or mental illness, and "aesthetic" is the only option that relates to the appreciation of beauty and art.

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  • 9. 

    Natural attraction to a person or likgin for a thing; connection.

    • A.

      Albino

    • B.

      Affinity

    • C.

      Albeit

    Correct Answer
    B. Affinity
    Explanation
    Affinity refers to a natural attraction or liking towards a person or thing, indicating a connection or compatibility. It suggests a strong bond or similarity between two entities, whether it be emotional, intellectual, or physical. It implies a natural inclination or preference, indicating a sense of familiarity or closeness.

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  • 10. 

    An increase in rank or wealth; growth in power.

    • A.

      Aggression

    • B.

      Affront

    • C.

      Aggrandizement

    Correct Answer
    C. Aggrandizement
    Explanation
    Aggrandizement refers to the act of increasing rank, wealth, or power. It implies a sense of growth and expansion in one's status or influence. In this context, aggression and affront do not align with the idea of growth or increase. Aggrandizement is the most suitable term that captures the meaning of the given statement.

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