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50 terms
English PSAT Vocabulary #1
abstemious
aggregation
alacrity
ambient
exercising moderation; self restraint
gathered together; accumulated
cheerful promptness; eagerness
surrounding
abstemious
exercising moderation; self restraint
aggregation
gathered together; accumulated
20 terms
English PSAT Vocab 1
Edifice
Ambidextrous
Belated
Animate
Large, elaborate structure; an imposing building
Equally skillful with either hand
Delayed
To give life or motion to
Edifice
Large, elaborate structure; an imposing building
Ambidextrous
Equally skillful with either hand
10 terms
English: PSAT Vocabulary 1
Absolve
Abstract
Acclaim
Accommodate
To pardon; free from blame
Theoretical; not concrete
Great approval; applause
To provide for; to make exception for
Absolve
To pardon; free from blame
Abstract
Theoretical; not concrete
140 terms
PSAT vocab English III 1-10
abase
blight
celestial
conjecture
verb/ humilate
noun/ disease
adj./ noun/ heavenly
verb/noun guess
abase
verb/ humilate
blight
noun/ disease
25 terms
PSAT English part 1
authentic
candid
corroborate
delineate
conforming to fact; genuine
straightforward; honest; frank; blunt; unbiased
support with evidence
describe with accuracy and detail; outline
authentic
conforming to fact; genuine
candid
straightforward; honest; frank; blunt; unbiased
20 terms
English PSAT Vocab #1
Wary
Volatile
Urbane
Reticent
careful, cautious
changeable, esp. for the worse
courteous; refined in manner
reserved; shy
Wary
careful, cautious
Volatile
changeable, esp. for the worse
35 terms
PSAT english semester 1
test starts
bring what
PSAT myths
PSAT scoring
october 19 2016
school id number 2 pencils
colleges use PSAT scores for admission ... guessing is penalized…
between 320 and 1520... percentage of people you beat
test starts
october 19 2016
bring what
school id number 2 pencils
33 terms
English 1 psat vocab
Innovate
Temper
Capricious
Tentative
To be creative; to introduce something new
To modify; to harden
Whimsical
Not final
Innovate
To be creative; to introduce something new
Temper
To modify; to harden
15 terms
English PSAT vocal 1
Candid
Cease
Dawdle
Ebullient
Truthful and straightforward
Bring or come to an end
Waste time; be slow
Cheerful and full of energy
Candid
Truthful and straightforward
Cease
Bring or come to an end
25 terms
PSAT english vocab 1
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes, undecided
lean, sharp cornered
overbearingly assuming
altruistic
generous
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes, undecided
25 terms
English: PSAT Words 1
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
shorten, abridge
act of refraining from
high praise
misfortune
abbreviate
shorten, abridge
abstinence
act of refraining from
17 terms
English PSAT words 1
ameliorate
approbation
ubiquitous
zenith
(VERB) to improve: make or become better
(NOUN) approval
(ADJ) being or seeming to be everywhere at the sametime
(NOUN) high point
ameliorate
(VERB) to improve: make or become better
approbation
(NOUN) approval
ENGLISH 1 PSAT
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flat character
Round character
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other l…
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
an easily recognized character type in fiction who may not be…
A character in fiction whose personality, background, motives…
Protagonist
the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other l…
Antagonist
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
20 terms
English PSAT #1
Wary
Volatile
Urbane
Reticent
Being on guard
Explosive, rapidly
Characteristic of sophisticated social life
Disposed to be silent, reluctant
Wary
Being on guard
Volatile
Explosive, rapidly
79 terms
PSAT Vocabulary English 1
Absolve
Abstract
Accessible
Accommodate
To declare innocent (verb)
Not concrete (adjective)
Easily approached (adjective)
To assist (verb)
Absolve
To declare innocent (verb)
Abstract
Not concrete (adjective)
25 terms
English vocab PSAT 1
Aberration
Affectation
Badger
Behest
Deviating from the usual or normal course
An effort to have a quality that one doesn't fully have
A burrowing, carnivorous mammal
A command or directive
Aberration
Deviating from the usual or normal course
Affectation
An effort to have a quality that one doesn't fully have
30 terms
PSAT English test 1
Exodus
Exotic
Expedient (adj)
Expedient (noun)
A departure, usually of a large number of people
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
Advantageous to one's interest or purpose
An emergency course of action; a means to an end
Exodus
A departure, usually of a large number of people
Exotic
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
25 terms
PSAT English Vocab 1
Abridge
Absolute
Analogous
Arrears
To shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without los…
Not qualified or diminished in any way; total
Comparable in certain respects, typically in a way that makes…
Money that is owed and should have been paid earlier.
Abridge
To shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without los…
Absolute
Not qualified or diminished in any way; total
26 terms
PSAT ENGLISH VOCAB (1)
Vex (verb)
Continuance (noun)
Disposition (noun)
Unreserved (adjective)
-make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especia…
-the state of remaining in existence or operation.... -a postpon…
-a person's inherent qualities of mind and character... -the way…
-without reservations; complete.... -not set apart for a particu…
Vex (verb)
-make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especia…
Continuance (noun)
-the state of remaining in existence or operation.... -a postpon…
25 terms
English PSAT #1
aberration
affectation
badger
behest
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course
an effort to appear to have a quality not really or fully pos…
to harass or urge persistently; pester; nag
a command or directive
aberration
the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course
affectation
an effort to appear to have a quality not really or fully pos…
20 terms
Prefixes/PSAT 1- English
a, an
ab
ad
ambi
not, without
away from
to, toward
both
a, an
not, without
ab
away from
39 terms
PSAT English Test 1
47, 60
4, 1
9-10
Reading section
In the reading section of the test, there are ___ questions i…
In the reading section of the test, there are ___ single pass…
Each passage is followed by how many questions?
US & world literature (1), history/social studies (2), scienc…
47, 60
In the reading section of the test, there are ___ questions i…
4, 1
In the reading section of the test, there are ___ single pass…
10 terms
PSAT Vocabulary List #1
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
shorten, abridge
act of refraining from
high praise
misfortune
abbreviate
shorten, abridge
abstinence
act of refraining from
12 terms
PSAT English Part 1
Dedicated to
Idiom
Being
# 1 reason for a correct answer
I am 16... Tengo 16 años -> i have ... Idiom
Particular expressions in a given language
Always Wrong!!!... Choose is, are, was, were
Shortest, most direct
Dedicated to
I am 16... Tengo 16 años -> i have ... Idiom
Idiom
Particular expressions in a given language
21 terms
PSAT English Test 1
exodus
exotic
expedient
expedient
A departure, usually of a large number of people
foreign, unusual, unfamiliar
Advantageous to one's purpose or interest (convenient)
An emergency course of action; means to an end
exodus
A departure, usually of a large number of people
exotic
foreign, unusual, unfamiliar
20 terms
English PSAT quiz 1
a, an
ab
ad
ambi
not, without
away from
to, toward
both
a, an
not, without
ab
away from
42 terms
PSAT English Test 1
How many questions are on the reading…
How many single passages are there?
How many sets of paired passages are t…
How many US and World Literature passa…
47 questions, 60 minutes
4
1
1
How many questions are on the reading…
47 questions, 60 minutes
How many single passages are there?
4
26 terms
PSAT English Test 1
vex
continuance
disposition
unreserved
to irritate; annoy; provoke (verb)
an act or instance of moving on (noun)
natural mental and emotional outlook or mood (noun)
not restricted (adjective)
vex
to irritate; annoy; provoke (verb)
continuance
an act or instance of moving on (noun)
56 terms
PSAT English Test 1
a-, an-
amphi-
ana-, an-
anti-
not, without, (having) no
both, on both sides of, around
up, back, again, upside down, wrong
against, opposite, in answer to
a-, an-
not, without, (having) no
amphi-
both, on both sides of, around
25 terms
English PSAT LIST 1-2
Abstract
Acclaim
Acquiesce
Adamant
Adj. ... Not easy to understand; theoretical
N.... Loud approval; applause
V.... Agree or consent to an opinion
Adj.... Not yielding; firm
Abstract
Adj. ... Not easy to understand; theoretical
Acclaim
N.... Loud approval; applause
30 terms
PSAT English Test 1
How long is the reading section and ho…
How many passages is the reading secti…
How many questions follow each passage?
How many minutes and questions does th…
47 questions in 60 minutes
4 single passages; 1 set of paired passages
9-10 questions
44 questions in 35 minutes
How long is the reading section and ho…
47 questions in 60 minutes
How many passages is the reading secti…
4 single passages; 1 set of paired passages
20 terms
English PSAT vocabulary 1-20
Alleviate
Ambivalent
Apathetic
Auspicious
To make easier to endure;lessen. Verb
Having mixed feelings about someone or something;being unable…
Having or showing little or no emotion. Adjective
Promising success; propitious;opportune;favorable. Adjective
Alleviate
To make easier to endure;lessen. Verb
Ambivalent
Having mixed feelings about someone or something;being unable…
85 terms
English PSAT Words (List #1)
temper
resolution
prudent
potency
to lessen or minimize something (v)
a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner (n)
marked by sound judgment; smart, careful, sensible (adj)
the state of being powerful (n)
temper
to lessen or minimize something (v)
resolution
a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner (n)
25 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary 1-25
Abridge
Absolute
Analogous
Arrears
To shorten without losing the sense
Not qualified or diminished in any way; total
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 any way; total
140 terms
PSAT vocab English III 1-10
abase
blight
celestial
conjecture
verb/ humilate
noun/ disease
adj./ noun/ heavenly
verb/noun guess
abase
verb/ humilate
blight
noun/ disease
25 terms
English II PSAT List 1
Succinct
Verbose
Officious
Gregarious
concise; short and to the point
wordy; long-winded
eager to offer unwanted or unnecessary services
social; likes the company of others
Succinct
concise; short and to the point
Verbose
wordy; long-winded
25 terms
PSAT list 1 English II
succinct
verbose
officious
gregarious
brief and to the point; concise
Using more words than are needed; wordy
(adj) excessively eager in giving unwanted advice or intrudin…
outgoing; sociable, fond of company
succinct
brief and to the point; concise
verbose
Using more words than are needed; wordy
25 terms
PSAT English 1-25 vocab
Abridge
Absolute
Analogous
Arrears
to shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without los…
not qualified or diminished in any way; total.
comparable in certain respects, typically in a way that makes…
money that is owed and should have been paid earlier.
Abridge
to shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without los…
Absolute
not qualified or diminished in any way; total.
26 terms
PSAT English Vocabulary Words #1
vex
continuance
disposition
unreserved
to annoy or worry someone
the act of continuing for a long period of time
the usual attitude or mood of a person or animal
not kept for use only by a particular person or group
vex
to annoy or worry someone
continuance
the act of continuing for a long period of time
52 terms
PSAT English II
50. Iconoclastic
51. Innocuous
52. petulant
53. subdued
A person who can be described as attacking a cherished belief…
Harmless
(adj.) peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
controlled
50. Iconoclastic
A person who can be described as attacking a cherished belief…
51. Innocuous
Harmless
30 terms
HonorsEnglish10 PSAT Vocab 1-3
Abdicate (verb)
Badger (verb)
Cajole (verb)
Debase (verb)
to give up power or control
To bother or to nag
to persuade with flattery or sweet-talk
to lower in value, quality, character or dignity
Abdicate (verb)
to give up power or control
Badger (verb)
To bother or to nag
15 terms
English psat unit 1 vocab
Chattle
Austere
Lament
Aloof
an item of personal,movable,property;slave
stern,as in manner;without excess,unadorned, severely simple…
to express sorrow or regret; to mourn
distant, reserved in manner;uninvolved
Chattle
an item of personal,movable,property;slave
Austere
stern,as in manner;without excess,unadorned, severely simple…
26 terms
PSAT English vocab test 1
Vex
Continuance
Disposition
Unreserved
to annoy; irritate; puzzle; confuse
Permanence.
A person's general or natural mood; tendency
(adj) not holding back one's views or opinions or behavior or…
Vex
to annoy; irritate; puzzle; confuse
Continuance
Permanence.
72 terms
English PSAT Vocab Semester 1
Candid
Conjecture
Didactic
Euphemism
Completely Honest, Straightforward
Inference;guesswork
Instructive
A mild, indirect, or vague term for substituting for a harsh,…
Candid
Completely Honest, Straightforward
Conjecture
Inference;guesswork
20 terms
1-20 PSAT English Vocab
coalesce
compliance
component
condone
fuse or cause to come together
the act of submitting, usually surrendering power to another
one of the individual parts making up a larger entity
excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
coalesce
fuse or cause to come together
compliance
the act of submitting, usually surrendering power to another
25 terms
PSAT Word list 1 English
abbreviation
abstinence
adulation
adversity
Shorten, abridge
act of refraining from
high praise
misfortune
abbreviation
Shorten, abridge
abstinence
act of refraining from
74 terms
English 1 PSAT Vocabulary List
Myopic
Nebulous
Oblique
Passe
Possessing a lack of foresight
Unclear; vague; indefinite
Having a slanted position or direction; not straight to the p…
Out-of-date; old-fashioned
Myopic
Possessing a lack of foresight
Nebulous
Unclear; vague; indefinite
15 terms
PSAT English Vocab Test 1
Exodus
Exotic
Expedient
Exploit
A departure, usually of large numbers of people.
Foreign, charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
1. Advantageous to ones interest or purpose. ... 2. An emergency…
1. To use to the greatest possible advantage, often selfishly…
Exodus
A departure, usually of large numbers of people.
Exotic
Foreign, charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
25 terms
Honors English vocab PSAT 1
forecast
formidable
forsake
gallant
a prediction about how something will develop
extremely impressive in strength or excellence
leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
unflinching in battle or action
forecast
a prediction about how something will develop
formidable
extremely impressive in strength or excellence
40 terms
Jesuit English 1 PSAT Vocab
Compendium
Disparate
Expatriate
Histrionic
n. a summary; an abridgment
adj. different; incompatible; unequal
v. To throw someone out of his or her native land;to move awa…
adj. overly dramatic; theatrical
Compendium
n. a summary; an abridgment
Disparate
adj. different; incompatible; unequal
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