PSAT/SSAT Vocabulary List #2

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  • 1. 
    Absolve (v)
    • A. 

      To fuse or cause to grow together

    • B. 

      To grant remission of a sin

    • C. 

      To terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end

    • D. 

      To express strong disapproval of

  • 2. 
    Acrimony (n.)
    • A. 

      A rough and bitter manner

    • B. 

      The quality of being honest and straightforward

    • C. 

      Suitable to your needs

    • D. 

      An insufficient quantity or number

  • 3. 
    Amenable (adj.) 
    • A. 

      Heedful of potential consequences

    • B. 

      Characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste

    • C. 

      Disposed or willing to comply

    • D. 

      Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

  • 4. 
    Banal (adj.) 
    • A. 

      A rough and bitter manner

    • B. 

      Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

    • C. 

      Courteous regard for people's feelings

    • D. 

      Disposed or willing to comply

  • 5. 
    Candor (adj.) 
    • A. 

      Instructive, especially excessively

    • B. 

      Disposed or willing to comply

    • C. 

      Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

    • D. 

      The quality of being honest and straightforward

  • 6. 
    Caricature (n.)
    • A. 

      Lack of agreement or harmony

    • B. 

      A comedy characterized by broad satire

    • C. 

      A representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect

    • D. 

      An insufficient quantity or number

  • 7. 
    Circumspect (adj.)
    • A. 

      Heedful of potential consequences

    • B. 

      Easily handled or managed

    • C. 

      Showing modest reserve

    • D. 

      Anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day

  • 8. 
    Coalesce (v.)
    • A. 

      To grant remission of a sin

    • B. 

      To give evidence for

    • C. 

      To make weak

    • D. 

      To fuse or cause to grow together

  • 9. 
    Corroborate (v.) 
    • A. 

      To express a negative opinion of

    • B. 

      To give evidence for

    • C. 

      To reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

    • D. 

      To pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

  • 10. 
    Congenial (adj.) 
    • A. 

      The quality of being honest and straightforward

    • B. 

      Selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

    • C. 

      Suitable to your needs

    • D. 

      Heedful of potential consequences

  • 11. 
    Curtail (v.)
    • A. 

      To terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end

    • B. 

      To fuse or cause to grow together

    • C. 

      To express strong disapproval of

    • D. 

      To give evidence for

  • 12. 
    Dearth (n.) 
    • A. 

      The act of treating with contempt

    • B. 

      A representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect

    • C. 

      A compound obtained from another compound

    • D. 

      An insufficient quantity or number

  • 13. 
    Debilitate (v.)
    • A. 

      To make weak

    • B. 

      To choose and follow

    • C. 

      To cause to separate and go in different directions

    • D. 

      To terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end

  • 14. 
    Decorous (adj.) 
    • A. 

      Containing or based on incorrect reasoning

    • B. 

      Suitable to your needs

    • C. 

      Giving careful attention to detail

    • D. 

      Characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste

  • 15. 
    Decry (v.) 
    • A. 

      To grant remission of a sin

    • B. 

      To express strong disapproval of

    • C. 

      Fuse or cause to grow together

    • D. 

      To make weak

  • 16. 
    Deference (adj.) 
    • A. 

      Courteous regard for people's feelings

    • B. 

      Attempting to win favor by flattery

    • C. 

      A rough and bitter manner

    • D. 

      Showing inappropriate levity

  • 17. 
    Demean (v.) 
    • A. 

      To reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

    • B. 

      To cause to separate and go in different directions

    • C. 

      To make weak

    • D. 

      To terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end

  • 18. 
    Deplore (v.) 
    • A. 

      To make weak

    • B. 

      To choose and follow

    • C. 

      To express strong disapproval of

    • D. 

      To pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

  • 19. 
    Derision (n.) 
    • A. 

      A representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect

    • B. 

      The act of treating with contempt

    • C. 

      Lack of agreement or harmony

    • D. 

      An insufficient quantity or number

  • 20. 
    Derivative (n.)
    • A. 

      A comedy characterized by broad satire

    • B. 

      Courteous regard for people's feelings

    • C. 

      A representation of a person exaggerated for comic effect

    • D. 

      A compound obtained from another compound

  • 21. 
    Didactic (adj.) 
    • A. 

      Instructive, especially excessively

    • B. 

      Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

    • C. 

      Disposed or willing to comply

    • D. 

      Heedful of potential consequences

  • 22. 
    Diffident (adj.) 
    • A. 

      Suitable to your needs

    • B. 

      Easily handled or managed

    • C. 

      Characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste

    • D. 

      Showing modest reserve

  • 23. 
    Discord (n.) 
    • A. 

      A lack of agreement or harmony

    • B. 

      An insufficient quantity or number

    • C. 

      A rough and bitter manner

    • D. 

      A compound obtained from another compound

  • 24. 
    Disparage (v.)
    • A. 

      To pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

    • B. 

      To express a negative opinion of

    • C. 

      To grant remission of a sin

    • D. 

      To terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end

  • 25. 
    Dissipate (v.) 
    • A. 

      To express strong disapproval of

    • B. 

      To choose and follow

    • C. 

      To cause to separate and go in different directions

    • D. 

      To pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

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