Kaplan SSAT Vocab - 41
Terms in this set (10)
to predict the future
Some prophets claim to ___ the future.
Synonyms: forecast, prophesy, auger
to bud or sprout
Three weeks after planting, the seeds will ___.
Synonyms: sprout, grow
joy, pleasure, happiness
The child was filled with ___ at the sight of so many presents.
Synonyms: joy, elation
able to speak profusely; having a ready flow of words (It often implies lying or deceit.)
The politician was a ___ speaker.
Synonyms: flip, fluent, verbose, smooth, smug
stern or cruel; physically uncomfortable; unpleasant to the ear
___ words were exchanged during the argument.
Synonyms: rough, strict, severe
done quickly (often too quickly); rushed, sloppy
Henry was too ___ in completing his research paper, and forgot to put his name on it.
Synonyms: rushed, sloppy, shoddy, careless
(n) careful attention, notice, observation
Pay ___ to his warnings about that place; he's been there enough times to know the dangers.
(v) to listen to and obey
The naughty children did not ___ their mother's rules.
Synonyms: listen to, obey
moist or damp
It is so ___ in the jungle that it is advisable to wear light, loose clothing.
Synonyms: moist, damp, sultry
inability to read and write
If everyone learned how to read and write, ___ wouldn't be a problem.