SAT Vocabulary Test A #9

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  • 1. 

    To make familiar by use.  

    • A.

      Accordion

    • B.

      Accustom

    • C.

      Achillean

    Correct Answer
    B. Accustom
    Explanation
    The word "accustom" means to make someone familiar with something by repeated use or exposure. It is the correct answer because it best fits the given definition. The other options, "accordion" and "Achillean," do not have the same meaning or usage as "accustom."

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  • 2. 

    Sourness, with bitterness and astringency.  

    • A.

      Acerbity

    • B.

      Accouter

    • C.

      Accurate

    Correct Answer
    A. Acerbity
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "acerbity" because sourness, bitterness, and astringency are all characteristics that can be described as acerbic.

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  • 3. 

    A salt of acetic acid.  

    • A.

      Acoustic

    • B.

      Acetic

    • C.

      Acetate

    Correct Answer
    C. Acetate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "acetate" because a salt of acetic acid is referred to as an acetate. Acetate is formed when acetic acid, a weak acid, reacts with a base or a metal. It is commonly used in various industries, such as textiles, pharmaceuticals, and food.

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  • 4. 

    Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar. 

    • A.

      Acetic

    • B.

      Accomplice

    • C.

      Accurate

    Correct Answer
    A. Acetic
    Explanation
    The word "acetic" is the correct answer because it is the only word among the options that is related to vinegar. "Acetic" is an adjective that means "of, pertaining to, or of the nature of vinegar."

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  • 5. 

    To be in pain or distress.  

    • A.

      Acquiescence

    • B.

      Ache

    • C.

      Achillean

    Correct Answer
    B. Ache
    Explanation
    The word "ache" means to be in pain or distress. It accurately describes the feeling of physical or emotional discomfort. The other options, "acquiescence" and "Achillean," do not have the same meaning and are unrelated to the concept of being in pain or distress.

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  • 6. 

    Invulnerable.  

    • A.

      Achillean

    • B.

      Acid

    Correct Answer
    A. Achillean
  • 7. 

    Achillean 

    • A.

      Achromatic

    • B.

      Acquittal

    • C.

      Acknowledgment

    Correct Answer
    A. Achromatic
    Explanation
    The word "achromatic" refers to something that lacks color or does not display any hue. It is derived from the Greek word "achromatos," which means "colorless." In the given list of words, "achromatic" is the only word that relates to the absence of color, while the other words have different meanings.

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  • 8. 

    A sour substance.  

    • A.

      Accouter

    • B.

      Acid

    • C.

      Acquittal

    Correct Answer
    B. Acid
    Explanation
    The word "acid" is the correct answer because it is a sour substance. The other options, "accouter" and "acquittal," do not have any connection to being sour.

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  • 9. 

    To change into acid.  

    • A.

      Acidify

    • B.

      Achillean

    • C.

      Acknowledgment

    Correct Answer
    A. Acidify
    Explanation
    The word "acidify" means to change something into an acid. It is the only word among the given options that matches the given definition. "Achillean" and "acknowledgment" do not relate to the process of changing into an acid. Therefore, the correct answer is "acidify".

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  • 10. 

    To recognize; to admit the genuineness or validity of.  

    • A.

      Achillean

    • B.

      Acerbity

    • C.

      Acknowledge

    Correct Answer
    C. Acknowledge
    Explanation
    The word "acknowledge" means to recognize or admit the genuineness or validity of something. It implies accepting or confirming the existence, truth, or importance of a fact or statement. In this context, "acknowledge" is the correct answer as it best aligns with the given definition. "Achillean" refers to something related to Achilles, the Greek hero, and is unrelated to the given definition. "Acerbity" refers to harshness or bitterness, which is also unrelated to the given definition.

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