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40 terms
English PSAT Vocab
Amalgamate
Demented
Hone
Beleaguer
To combine
Mentally ill, insane
To sharpen
To besiege by encircling, to harass
Amalgamate
To combine
Demented
Mentally ill, insane
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ENGLISH PSAT VOCAB WORDS
Acrimony
Adverse
Aesthetic
Affinity
Bitterness or resentfullness
Unfavorable or undesirable
Relating to the appreciation of beauty
A mutual attraction
Acrimony
Bitterness or resentfullness
Adverse
Unfavorable or undesirable
10 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary
Analysis
Develop
Convey
Attribute
Noun. The practice of looking closely at small parts to see h…
Verb. To elaborate or enhance im detail
Verb. To comunnicate
Verb. Consider as caused by
Analysis
Noun. The practice of looking closely at small parts to see h…
Develop
Verb. To elaborate or enhance im detail
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English psat words
Affluent
Benefactor
Empathy
Gregarious
Rich, Wealthy
To benefit
To understand the person
Sociable
Affluent
Rich, Wealthy
Benefactor
To benefit
10 terms
English PSAT vocab
denounce
docile
fathom
hovel
to condemn; to expose critically
easily taught or controlled; obedient, easy to handle
to understand fully; to penetrate the meaning of
a small miserable dwelling; an open, low shed
denounce
to condemn; to expose critically
docile
easily taught or controlled; obedient, easy to handle
18 terms
PSAT English chapter 18
Gape
Garble
Gloat
Goad
To stare openmputhed in amazement; open wide
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
To regard with excessive or malicious satisfaction
Long pointed stick for driving animals; anything that Spurs a…
Gape
To stare openmputhed in amazement; open wide
Garble
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
20 terms
English terms-PSAT words
antiquated
apprehension
apprenticeship
aristocracy
old-fashioned, quaint or obsolete
fear or anxiety
the time period in which a person learns a trade or skill
any superior group or class
antiquated
old-fashioned, quaint or obsolete
apprehension
fear or anxiety
43 terms
PSAT English Lesson 19
Haughty
Heinous
Ignominy
Illicit
Scornfully superior and aloof
Grossly wicked or vile
Dishonor or disgrace usually resulting from some sort of sham…
Unlawful, illegal
Haughty
Scornfully superior and aloof
Heinous
Grossly wicked or vile
18 terms
English PSAT vocab
Anarchy
Anamoly
Eccentric
Elusive
State of disorder due to absence
Something that deviates from standard
Unconventional and slightly strange.
Difficult to find, catch or achieve
Anarchy
State of disorder due to absence
Anamoly
Something that deviates from standard
20 terms
English vocab words: study for PSAT :( ;)
Affable
Aloof
Aversion
Banal
Friendly, good-natured or easy to talk to.
Not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
a strong dislike or disinclination.
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
Affable
Friendly, good-natured or easy to talk to.
Aloof
Not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
English PSAT Unit 3
Lassitude
Coterie
Ballistics
Ambiance
Listlessnesss; torpor, weariness
A circle of close associates or friends
The study of dynamics of flight characteristics or projectiles
Mood, feeling; general atmosphere
Lassitude
Listlessnesss; torpor, weariness
Coterie
A circle of close associates or friends
30 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary
Exodus
Exotic
Expedient
Exploit
a departure, usually a large group of people
foreign, unfamiliar
freeing, disentangling
to use the greatest distadvantage, often selfishly
Exodus
a departure, usually a large group of people
Exotic
foreign, unfamiliar
20 terms
PSAT vocab words: ENGLISH
Opulent
Bereft
Warily
Stolid
(Adj.) characterized by or exhibiting
(Adj.) deprived
(Adv.) in a wary manner
(Adj.) not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; imp…
Opulent
(Adj.) characterized by or exhibiting
Bereft
(Adj.) deprived
25 terms
PSAT English vocab
Vex
Continuance
Disposition
Unreserved
Make someone feel annoyed
The state of remaining in existence or operation
A person's inherent qualities of mind if character. The way i…
Without reservations
Vex
Make someone feel annoyed
Continuance
The state of remaining in existence or operation
18 terms
PSAT set 6 (English)
exuberance
fallacious
fanaticism
fastidious
overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavish…
false; misleading
excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause
difficult to please; squeamish
exuberance
overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavish…
fallacious
false; misleading
25 terms
English vocabulary PSAT
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Angular
Arrogant
Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
Having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
Lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
Overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
Altruistic
Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
Ambivalent
Having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
25 terms
English PSAT vocab list
Myopic
Nebulous
Oblique
Passe
(Adj.) posessing a lack of foresight
(Adj.) unclear;vague
(Adj.) having a slanted position or direction; not straight t…
(Adj.) out-of-date; old-fashioned
Myopic
(Adj.) posessing a lack of foresight
Nebulous
(Adj.) unclear;vague
10 terms
PSAT words (English)
Abstruse
Archaic
Assuage
Contentious
Difficult to comprehend
Characteristics of an earlier or primitive time
To make more bearable or less severe
Displaying eagerness to fight
Abstruse
Difficult to comprehend
Archaic
Characteristics of an earlier or primitive time
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English PSAT Unit Four
Giddy
Irascible
Cower
Gossamer
A lightheaded sensation; dizzy, frivolous
Easily angered, irritable
Cringe from fear; to shrink away
Delicate floating cobwebs; a sheer gauzy fabric; something li…
Giddy
A lightheaded sensation; dizzy, frivolous
Irascible
Easily angered, irritable
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PSAT English Vocab.
Pariah
Hedonistic
Misanthrope
Parochial
outcast (Ex. "He was treated like a ______ and cast out from…
Ex. "We live in a ____ age; everyone thinks that maximizing p…
hater of mankind
narrow minded and concerned with only local matters
Pariah
outcast (Ex. "He was treated like a ______ and cast out from…
Hedonistic
Ex. "We live in a ____ age; everyone thinks that maximizing p…
19 terms
PSAT ENGLISH VOCAB
Ambiguous
Antagonistic
Audacious
Capricious
Unclear, confusing adj.
Hostile, opposed adj.
Bold, daring, unafraid adj.
Indecisive, fickle adj.
Ambiguous
Unclear, confusing adj.
Antagonistic
Hostile, opposed adj.
20 terms
PSAT English Vocab
eminent
subjective
provisionally
paraphrase
distinguished
particular to a given individual
for the time being
to restate in other words
eminent
distinguished
subjective
particular to a given individual
27 terms
PSAT English Class Vocabulary
Adjudicate
Admonish
Cis
Coalesce
To judge
To reprimand
To cut
To blend
Adjudicate
To judge
Admonish
To reprimand
15 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary
Microcosm
Foreshadow
Engender
Commingle
a smaller system which is representative of a larger one.
to suggest something in advance.
to bring into existence; to cause.
to mix or blend.
Microcosm
a smaller system which is representative of a larger one.
Foreshadow
to suggest something in advance.
21 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary
Metr(y)
Cracy
Arch
Ician
Act or science of measuring
Rule by type of government
One who rules
Specialist, practitioner of
Metr(y)
Act or science of measuring
Cracy
Rule by type of government
20 terms
PSAT English Vocab
void
accolade
devious
acquiesce
an empty space
award of merit
shifty; not straightforward
agree without protesting
void
an empty space
accolade
award of merit
17 terms
English PSAT words
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
lean; sharp concerned
over-bearrinly assuming; insolently proud
altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
15 terms
English PSAT unit vocab
Giddy
Irascible
Cower
Gossamer
Lightheaded dizzy
Easily angered
Cringe from fear
Something delicate light flimsy
Giddy
Lightheaded dizzy
Irascible
Easily angered
24 terms
English PSAT vocab
affluent
blandishment
chasten
civility
abounding in wealth; prosperous; flowing freely
flattery
to discipline, to sue punishment to correct behavior
polite and courteous behavior
affluent
abounding in wealth; prosperous; flowing freely
blandishment
flattery
25 terms
ENGLISH PSAT WORDS
Acrimonious
Ameliorate
Amenable
Amorphous
Caustic
To make better;to relieve; to improve
Open to or willing to follow advice or suggestion, tractable;…
Shapeless, having no definite form
Acrimonious
Caustic
Ameliorate
To make better;to relieve; to improve
40 terms
english PSAT vocab
abasement
billowing
covert
cower
humiliation or degradation
fill with air and move outward
not openly acknowledged or displayed; secret
to crouch down in fear
abasement
humiliation or degradation
billowing
fill with air and move outward
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English Vocab PSAT
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling (as with an army) ; to harass
amalgamate
to combine
demented
mentally ill; insane
15 terms
English PSAT Unit 3
Lassitude
Coterie
Ballistics
Ambiance
Listless, torpor, weariness
A circle of close associates or friends
The study of dynamics or flight characteristics of projectiles
Mood, feeling; general atmosphere
Lassitude
Listless, torpor, weariness
Coterie
A circle of close associates or friends
14 terms
English PSAT vocab
Servile
Acquiesce
Inevitable
Capricious
Overly submissive; cringing
To give in; agree
Unavoidable; bound to happen
Whimsical; unpredictable
Servile
Overly submissive; cringing
Acquiesce
To give in; agree
PSAT Lesson 3 English
Avarice
Furtive
Bacchanalian
Extradite
Greed; desire for wealth
Stealthy;secretive
Wild and drunken
To turn over or deliver to legal jurisdiction of another gove…
Avarice
Greed; desire for wealth
Furtive
Stealthy;secretive
93 terms
PSAT English Vocab
Abridge
Absolute
Analogous
Arrears
to shorten without losing the sense
not qualified or diminished in anyway
comparable in certain respects; typically in a way that makes…
money that is owed and should have been paid earlier
Abridge
to shorten without losing the sense
Absolute
not qualified or diminished in anyway
20 terms
PSAT English Vocab Words
Opulent
Bereft
Warily
Stolid
Rich and superior in quality
Unhappy in love/sorrowful through loss of deprivation
Cautiously/carefully
Calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation
Opulent
Rich and superior in quality
Bereft
Unhappy in love/sorrowful through loss of deprivation
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English vocab PSAT
reciprocate (v.)
defunct (adj.)
eradicate (v.)
expurgated (v.)
to mutually take or give; to respond in kind
no longer existing or functioning
to get rid of as if by tearing it up by the roots; abolish
to remove objectionable content before publication or release
reciprocate (v.)
to mutually take or give; to respond in kind
defunct (adj.)
no longer existing or functioning
20 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary
Preserve
React
Exceed
Indict
to keep or store, protect.
to respond or change due to a stimulus.
to go over and above,
to charge with an offense.
Preserve
to keep or store, protect.
React
to respond or change due to a stimulus.
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english vocab psat
accolade
amendable
antiquated
ascetic
praise award
open to or willing to follow advice or suggestion, tractable,…
old
one who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation
accolade
praise award
amendable
open to or willing to follow advice or suggestion, tractable,…
64 terms
psat english vocabulary
concise
laconic
brevity
judicious
brief; to the point
using a few words; quiet
brief; quick
showing sound judgement
concise
brief; to the point
laconic
using a few words; quiet
43 terms
PSAT English Lesson 18
A mausoleum
An odyssey
Chimerical
Meander
a building, especially a large and stately one, housing a tom…
a long journey full of adventures
existing only as the product of unchecked imagination
to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course
A mausoleum
a building, especially a large and stately one, housing a tom…
An odyssey
a long journey full of adventures
34 terms
English PSAT words
Esoteric
Perfunctory
Abstruse
Ebb
Understood by only a special group
Per formed merely as a routine
Hard to understand
Reduce
Esoteric
Understood by only a special group
Perfunctory
Per formed merely as a routine
20 terms
English PSAT Vocabulary Words
Lament
Aloof
Conniosseur
Procrastinate
to express sorrow or regret; to mourn
distant; reserved in manor; uninvolved
an expert, particularly in arts and taste
to put off until a later time
Lament
to express sorrow or regret; to mourn
Aloof
distant; reserved in manor; uninvolved
26 terms
PSAT english vocabulary
Vex
Continuance
Dispositon
Unreserved
make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especial…
the state of remaining in existence or operation. a postponem…
a person's inherent qualities of mind and character. The way…
without reservations; complete.... synonyms: unconditional, unqu…
Vex
make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especial…
Continuance
the state of remaining in existence or operation. a postponem…
26 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary
Vex
Continuance
Disposition
Unreserved
to annoy or worry (someone)
the period of time when something continues
a tendency to act or think in a particular way
not kept for use only by a particular person or group
Vex
to annoy or worry (someone)
Continuance
the period of time when something continues
20 terms
English vocab.-psat
Asylum
Circuitous
Clairvoyant
Convergence
p.o.s- noun... a temporary refuge granted by political offenders…
p.o.s.- adjective... roundabout, not direct ... example: Because i…
p.o.s- adj. and noun ... adj.- to have special sight,beyond natu…
p.o.s- noun... act or tendency to meet in a point or a line,inc…
Asylum
p.o.s- noun... a temporary refuge granted by political offenders…
Circuitous
p.o.s.- adjective... roundabout, not direct ... example: Because i…
PSAT English: Lesson 3
Alienate
Allege
Allude
Ambiance
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
state without proof
To refer to casually or indirectly; to hint at
mood, feeling; general atmosphere or environment
Alienate
Cause to become unfriendly, hostile, or distant
Allege
state without proof
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English {PSAT Vocab}
Lassitude
Coterie
Ballistics
Ambiance
Listlessness; torpor; weariness
A circle of close associates or friends
The study of the dynamics or flight characteristics of projec…
Mood, feeling; general atmosphere
Lassitude
Listlessness; torpor; weariness
Coterie
A circle of close associates or friends
29 terms
PSAT/SAT English #3
Debunk
Delineate
De-
Linear-
To show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not tr…
To clearly show or describe (something)
Down, off of, Down of
Of, consisting of, or using lines.
Debunk
To show that something (such as a belief or theory) is not tr…
Delineate
To clearly show or describe (something)
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