SAT Word September 13-18

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SAT Word September 13-18 - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    CLEAVE

    • A.

      TO WIPE OUT OBLITERATE ,RUB AWAY

    • B.

      SECRET

    • C.

      TO DIVIDE INTO PARTS

    • D.

      CONSISTING OF A DIVERSEVARIETY OF ELEMENTS

    • E.

      TO CRITICIZE PUBLICLY

    Correct Answer
    C. TO DIVIDE INTO PARTS
    Explanation
    The word "cleave" means to divide into parts. This aligns with the given definition for "secret" which is "to divide into parts". "To wipe out", "obliterate", and "rub away" are not related to the meaning of "cleave".

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  • 2. 

    ECLECTIC

    • A.

      SECRET

    • B.

      CONSISTING OF A DIVERSEVARIETY OF ELEMENTS

    • C.

      TO DIVIDE INTO PARTS

    • D.

      TO WIPE OUT OBLITERATE ,RUB AWAY

    • E.

      TO CRITICIZE PUBLICLY

    Correct Answer
    B. CONSISTING OF A DIVERSEVARIETY OF ELEMENTS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "CONSISTING OF A DIVERSE VARIETY OF ELEMENTS." This is because the word "eclectic" means to select or choose from various sources or styles, rather than being limited to one particular type or style. Therefore, the answer choice that best aligns with this definition is "consisting of a diverse variety of elements."

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  • 3. 

    CLANDESTINE

    • A.

      TO DIVIDE INTO PARTS

    • B.

      TO WIPE OUT OBLITERATE ,RUB AWAY

    • C.

      CONSISTING OF A DIVERSEVARIETY OF ELEMENTS

    • D.

      SECRET

    • E.

      TO CRITICIZE PUBLICLY

    Correct Answer
    D. SECRET
    Explanation
    The word "clandestine" means secret. It refers to something that is done secretly or kept hidden from others. This word is often used to describe covert operations or activities that are intended to be kept confidential or concealed. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "secret".

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  • 4. 

    EFFACE

    • A.

      SECRET

    • B.

      TO WIPE OUT OBLITERATE ,RUB AWAY

    • C.

      CONSISTING OF A DIVERSEVARIETY OF ELEMENTS

    • D.

      TO DIVIDE INTO PARTS

    • E.

      TO CRITICIZE PUBLICLY

    Correct Answer
    B. TO WIPE OUT OBLITERATE ,RUB AWAY
    Explanation
    The word "efface" means to wipe out, obliterate, or rub away. This matches the given answer "to wipe out, obliterate, rub away".

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  • 5. 

    DNOUNCE

    • A.

      SECRET

    • B.

      TO WIPE OUT OBLITERATE ,RUB AWAY

    • C.

      CONSISTING OF A DIVERSEVARIETY OF ELEMENTS

    • D.

      TO DIVIDE INTO PARTS

    • E.

      TO CRITICIZE PUBLICLY

    Correct Answer
    E. TO CRITICIZE PUBLICLY
    Explanation
    The word "denounce" means to publicly criticize or condemn someone or something. It involves making a strong and public statement against a person or action, often with the intention of discrediting them or their behavior. Therefore, the correct answer "to criticize publicly" accurately captures the meaning of the word "denounce".

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  • 6. 

    DEMURE

    • A.

      TO LOWER THE SATUS OR STATUE OF SOME THING

    • B.

      TO MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING BY FORCE OR THREAT

    • C.

      TO SCORN, HOLD IN LOWER ESTEEM

    • D.

      QUIET MODEST RESERVED

    • E.

      SICKINGLY SWEET

    Correct Answer
    D. QUIET MODEST RESERVED
    Explanation
    The word "demure" is defined as being quiet, modest, and reserved. This means that someone who is demure tends to be shy or modest in their behavior, and does not draw attention to themselves. They may speak softly and avoid being the center of attention. This explanation aligns with the correct answer "quiet modest reserved" as it accurately describes the meaning of the word "demure".

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  • 7. 

    DISDAIN

    • A.

      TO MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING BY FORCE OR THREAT

    • B.

      QUIET MODEST RESERVED

    • C.

      SICKINGLY SWEET

    • D.

      TO SCORN, HOLD IN LOWER ESTEEM

    • E.

      TO LOWER THE SATUS OR STATUE OF SOME THING

    Correct Answer
    D. TO SCORN, HOLD IN LOWER ESTEEM
    Explanation
    The word "disdain" means to scorn or hold someone or something in lower esteem. It implies a feeling of contempt or disrespect towards someone or something. This aligns with the given answer "to scorn, hold in lower esteem".

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  • 8. 

    DEMEAN

    • A.

      TO MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING BY FORCE OR THREAT

    • B.

      SICKINGLY SWEET

    • C.

      TO LOWER THE SATUS OR STATUE OF SOME THING

    • D.

      QUIET MODEST RESERVED

    • E.

      TO SCORN, HOLD IN LOWER ESTEEM

    Correct Answer
    C. TO LOWER THE SATUS OR STATUE OF SOME THING
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "TO LOWER THE STATUS OR STATUE OF SOMETHING." This means that "demean" is used to degrade or diminish the importance or reputation of something or someone. It implies a lowering of their social standing or prestige.

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  • 9. 

    COLYING

    • A.

      SICKINGLY SWEET

    • B.

      QUIET MODEST RESERVED

    • C.

      TO SCORN, HOLD IN LOWER ESTEEM

    • D.

      TO LOWER THE SATUS OR STATUE OF SOME THING

    • E.

      TO MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING BY FORCE OR THREAT

    Correct Answer
    A. SICKINGLY SWEET
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "SICKINGLY SWEET" because it is the only phrase that matches the given word "COLYING". "SICKINGLY SWEET" means excessively sweet, to the point of being unpleasant or nauseating. The other options do not have any connection or similarity with the given word.

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  • 10. 

    COERCE

    • A.

      QUIET MODEST RESERVED

    • B.

      TO MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING BY FORCE OR THREAT

    • C.

      TO SCORN, HOLD IN LOWER ESTEEM

    • D.

      SICKINGLY SWEET

    • E.

      TO LOWER THE SATUS OR STATUE OF SOME THING

    Correct Answer
    B. TO MAKE SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING BY FORCE OR THREAT
    Explanation
    The correct answer for the word "coerce" is "to make somebody do something by force or threat". This means that when someone coerces another person, they are using force or threats to make them do something against their will.

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