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PSAT Vocab Set 2
rupt (root)
mut (root)
morph, form (root)
meta (root)
break
change
shape
change, beyond
rupt (root)
break
mut (root)
change
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PSAT Vocab Set 3
trans- (root)
chronos- (root)
vanecere (root)
tempus (root)
across, through
time
to disappear
time
trans- (root)
across, through
chronos- (root)
time
PSAT vocabulary set 6
Cache
Castigate
Cacophony
Capacious
a hiding place, or the objects hidden in that place
to criticize harshly, usually with the intention of correctin…
harsh sounds
roomy, able to hold much
Cache
a hiding place, or the objects hidden in that place
Castigate
to criticize harshly, usually with the intention of correctin…
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PSAT Vocab Set 1
absolve
beneficial
candor
dawdle
pardon
helpful; useful
open honesty
waste time
absolve
pardon
beneficial
helpful; useful
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PSAT Vocab Set 4
accessible
malice
monarchy
nostalgia
easy to approach
hatred; spite
government under a single ruler
longing for the past
accessible
easy to approach
malice
hatred; spite
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PSAT Vocab Set 3
abstract
benevolent
captivate
defamation
not concrete; theorectical
charitable; generous
charm; fascinate
harming a person's reputation
abstract
not concrete; theorectical
benevolent
charitable; generous
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PSAT Vocab Set 7
adverse
initiate
pragmatic
superficial
unfavorable
to start; originate
practical as opposed to idealistic
shallow
adverse
unfavorable
initiate
to start; originate
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PSAT Vocab Set 14
deterrent
gratify
affinity
censor
something that discourages
please
natural liking or sympathy toward someone or something
inspector overseeing public morals
deterrent
something that discourages
gratify
please
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PSAT Vocab Set 26
suppress
derision
prophetic
dispel
crush; subdue; inhibit
ridicule or mockery
foretelling the future
scatter; cause to vanish
suppress
crush; subdue; inhibit
derision
ridicule or mockery
10 terms
PSAT Vocab Set 20
singular
renown
inconsistency
appropriate (adj)
being the only one of a kind; unique
fame, glory
state of being self-contradictory
suitable or right for a particular situation or occasion
singular
being the only one of a kind; unique
renown
fame, glory
10 terms
PSAT Vocab Set 23
ruthless
hypothetical
implacable
convention
cruel; merciless
based on an assumption or guess
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
in line with accepted ideas or standards; established practice
ruthless
cruel; merciless
hypothetical
based on an assumption or guess
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PSAT Vocab Set 24
predator
misrepresent
assert
circumspect
one who takes advantage of another, exploits or feeds on anot…
to give a false or untrue idea
to put forward in a forceful or insistent way
careful, cautious
predator
one who takes advantage of another, exploits or feeds on anot…
misrepresent
to give a false or untrue idea
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PSAT Vocab Set 21
symmetry
congenial
digression
erroneous
balanced proportion
pleasant to be around; social, agreeable
wandering away from the subject
incorrect, containing mistakes
symmetry
balanced proportion
congenial
pleasant to be around; social, agreeable
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PSAT Vocab Set 19
taciturn
prudent
apprenticeship
console
habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
careful; cautious; sensible
time spent as a novice learning a trade from a skilled worker
lessen the suffering or grief
taciturn
habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
prudent
careful; cautious; sensible
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PSAT Vocab Set 27
disinterested
compromise
erratic
dissent
unprejudiced
settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands in…
odd; unpredictable
disagree
disinterested
unprejudiced
compromise
settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands in…
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PSAT Vocab Set 1
absolve
beneficial
candor
dawdle
pardon
helpful; useful
open honesty
waste time
absolve
pardon
beneficial
helpful; useful
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PSAT Vocab Set 12
component
impair
misconception
petulant
element or ingredient
injure or hurt
misunderstanding or misinterpretation
childishly sulky or bad-tempered
component
element or ingredient
impair
injure or hurt
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PSAT Vocab Set 5
accommodate
alleviate
detached
exploit
provide lodging; fit in with the wishes or needs of
relieve
emotionally removed
deed or action
accommodate
provide lodging; fit in with the wishes or needs of
alleviate
relieve
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PSAT Vocab Set 18
disparage
apprehension
charlatan
severity
to speak of in a disrespectful way; belittle
fear of what may happen; anxiety
a fake; fraud; imposter; cheat
harshness; intensity; sternness
disparage
to speak of in a disrespectful way; belittle
apprehension
fear of what may happen; anxiety
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PSAT Vocab Set 6
acknowledge
ambiguous
buoyant
cliche
recognize
unclear
able to float
phrase dulled in meaning by repetition
acknowledge
recognize
ambiguous
unclear
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PSAT Vocab Set 11
paradox
relinquish
seclusion
thwart
logically unnacceptable
give up something
isolation
prevent from happening
paradox
logically unnacceptable
relinquish
give up something
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PSAT Vocab Set 8
opaque
perpetual
reverent
serenity
not transparent
everlasting
respectful
calmness
opaque
not transparent
perpetual
everlasting
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PSAT Vocab Set 9
ample
chronicle
cynical
hindrance
abundant
record in chronological order
skeptical
obstacle
ample
abundant
chronicle
record in chronological order
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PSAT Vocab Set 17
discernible
precedent
aspire
elusive
able to be perceived or recognized
An act or statement that may serve as an example or justifica…
Seek to attain, long for
hard to detect
discernible
able to be perceived or recognized
precedent
An act or statement that may serve as an example or justifica…
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PSAT Vocab Set 22
appropriate (v)
consolidation
intangible
skeptical
acquire, take possession of for one's own use
unification
incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sen…
doubting
appropriate (v)
acquire, take possession of for one's own use
consolidation
unification
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PSAT Vocab Set 15
amenable
brittle
cite
defiance
easily persuaded or controlled
easily broken
refer to; quote
open resistance
amenable
easily persuaded or controlled
brittle
easily broken
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PSAT Vocab Set 13
hypocritical
acrimony
corrosion
disclose
pretending to be virtuous
bitterness or ill feeling
destruction by chemical action
reveal
hypocritical
pretending to be virtuous
acrimony
bitterness or ill feeling
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PSAT Vocab Set 10
superfluous
assumption
benign
compliance
excessive; unnecessary
something taken for granted
having a kindly disposition
conformity in fulfilling requirements
superfluous
excessive; unnecessary
assumption
something taken for granted
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PSAT Vocab Set 25
inherent
pessimism
prevail
subdued
existing as a natural part of something
belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess
to be greater in strength or influence; triumph; to be or bec…
less intense; quieter
inherent
existing as a natural part of something
pessimism
belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess
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PSAT Vocab Set 2
mock
nocturnal
obnoxious
pacifist
ridicule; imitate
occurring or active at night
offensive; objectionable
one opposed to force
mock
ridicule; imitate
nocturnal
occurring or active at night
PSAT Set 1
abridge
abstract
acclaim
adulation
v. condense or shorten.... Because the publishers felt the publi…
adj. theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational.... To him,…
v. applaud; announce with great approval. also n.... The NBC spo…
n. flattery; admiration.... The rock star thrived on the adulati…
abridge
v. condense or shorten.... Because the publishers felt the publi…
abstract
adj. theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational.... To him,…
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PSAT Vocab Set 16
antagonism
betray
pedantic
resolve
Active hostility or opposition
to be disloyal to
showing off learning; bookish
to find a solution
antagonism
Active hostility or opposition
betray
to be disloyal to
PSAT Set 9
opaque
opportunist
opulence
ostentatious
adj. dark; not transparent.... The opaque window shade kept the…
n. individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by tak…
n. extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance. opulent, adj.... Th…
adj. showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention.... Trump's…
opaque
adj. dark; not transparent.... The opaque window shade kept the…
opportunist
n. individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by tak…
PSAT Set 7
homogeneous
hypocritical
hypothetical
immutable
adj. of the same kind.... Because the student body at the prep s…
adj. pretending to be virtuous; deceiving.... Believing Eddie to…
adj. based on assumptions or hypotheses; supported.... Why do we…
adj. unchangeable.... All things change over time; nothing is im…
homogeneous
adj. of the same kind.... Because the student body at the prep s…
hypocritical
adj. pretending to be virtuous; deceiving.... Believing Eddie to…
PSAT Set 3
Consensus
Constraint
Contentious
Conviction
n. general agreement. ... The consensus indicates that we are op…
n. compulsion; repression of feelings. constrain, v.... There wa…
adj. quarrelsome. ... Disagreeing violently with the referees' r…
n. judgement that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held…
Consensus
n. general agreement. ... The consensus indicates that we are op…
Constraint
n. compulsion; repression of feelings. constrain, v.... There wa…
PSAT Set 11
renounce
reprehensible
reprimand
reprove
v. abandon; disown; repudiate.... Joan of Arc refused to renounc…
adj. deserving blame.... Shocked by the viciousness of the bombi…
v. reprove severely; rebuke. also, n.... Every time Emengarde ma…
v. censure; rebuke.... The principal severely rebuked the studen…
renounce
v. abandon; disown; repudiate.... Joan of Arc refused to renounc…
reprehensible
adj. deserving blame.... Shocked by the viciousness of the bombi…
PSAT Set 10
pretentious
prevalent
prodigal
profane
adj. ostentatious; pompous; making unjustified claims; overly…
adj. widespread; generally accepted.... Reed had no patience wit…
adj. wasteful; reckless with money. also n.... Don't be so prodi…
v. violate; desecrate; treat unworthily.... Tourists are urged n…
pretentious
adj. ostentatious; pompous; making unjustified claims; overly…
prevalent
adj. widespread; generally accepted.... Reed had no patience wit…
PSAT Set 8
instigate
intrepid
inundate
ironic
v. urge; start; provoke.... Rumors of police corruption led the…
adj. fearless.... For her intrepid conduct nursing the wounded d…
v. overwhelm; flood; submerge.... This semester I am inundated w…
adj. resulting in an unexpected and contrary outcome.... It is i…
instigate
v. urge; start; provoke.... Rumors of police corruption led the…
intrepid
adj. fearless.... For her intrepid conduct nursing the wounded d…
PSAT Set 12
superficial
superfluous
surpass
surreptitious
adj. trivial; shallow.... Since your report gave only a superfic…
adj. unnecessary; excessive; overabundant.... Betsy lacked the h…
v. exceed.... Her SAT scores surpassed our expectations.
adj. secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden.... Hoping to discover wher…
superficial
adj. trivial; shallow.... Since your report gave only a superfic…
superfluous
adj. unnecessary; excessive; overabundant.... Betsy lacked the h…
PSAT Set 2
ascetic
astute
austere
autonomous
adj. practicing self-denial; austere. also n.... The wealthy, se…
adj. wise; shrewd; keen.... The painter was an astute observer,…
adj. forbiddingly stern; severely simple.... The headmaster's au…
adj. self-governing. autonomy, n.... Although the University of…
ascetic
adj. practicing self-denial; austere. also n.... The wealthy, se…
astute
adj. wise; shrewd; keen.... The painter was an astute observer,…
PSAT Set 5
emulate
enhance
enigma
ephemeral
v. imitate; rival.... In a brief essay, describe a person you ad…
v. increase; improve.... You can enhance your chances of being a…
n. puzzle; mystery.... "What do women want?" asked Dr. Sigmund F…
adj. short-lived; fleeting.... They mayfly is an ephemeral creat…
emulate
v. imitate; rival.... In a brief essay, describe a person you ad…
enhance
v. increase; improve.... You can enhance your chances of being a…
PSAT Set 4
disperse
disseminate
divergent
dogmatic
v. scatter.... The police fired tear gas into the crowd to dispe…
v. distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds).... By their use of…
adj. differing; deviating.... After medical school, the two doct…
adj. opinionated; arbitrary; doctrinal.... We tried to discourag…
disperse
v. scatter.... The police fired tear gas into the crowd to dispe…
disseminate
v. distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds).... By their use of…
PSAT Set 6
exuberance
fallacious
fanaticism
fastidious
n. overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lav…
adj. false; misleading.... Your reasoning must be fallacious bec…
n. excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause.... The…
adj. difficult to please; squeamish.... Bobby was such a fastidi…
exuberance
n. overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lav…
fallacious
adj. false; misleading.... Your reasoning must be fallacious bec…
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PSAT Set 1a
Zealous
Vehement
taut
soluble
Having or showing zeal; hard core
Zealous, ardent, impassioned
not loose; flabby
capable of being dissolved, as in a fluid
Zealous
Having or showing zeal; hard core
Vehement
Zealous, ardent, impassioned
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PSAT Vocabulary Word set
quizzical
crestfallen
ambivalent
perplexed
curious
sad or dissapointed
uncertain
confused
quizzical
curious
crestfallen
sad or dissapointed
PSAT terms set 4
querulous
rancorous
reclusive
reconciliation
irritable
hateful
withdrawn, hermit-like
agreement after a quarrel
querulous
irritable
rancorous
hateful
25 terms
PSAT Vocabulary Set 2
convergence
deleterious
demagogue
digression
joining of parts
harmful
rabble rousing leader
straying from the main point
convergence
joining of parts
deleterious
harmful
30 terms
PSAT Set III
languid
pandemonium
quandry
salutary
weary; feeble; listless; apathetic
wild tumult; chaos
dilemma
beneficial; wholesome; tending to improve
languid
weary; feeble; listless; apathetic
pandemonium
wild tumult; chaos
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PSAT Set I
asylum
brevity
espouse
forbearance
place of refuge; safety
conciseness
adapt; support
patience
asylum
place of refuge; safety
brevity
conciseness
30 terms
PSAT Set II
boisterous
deference
encumber
heckle
rough and noisy; rowdy; stormy
courteous regard for another's wish
burden
harass; taunt; jeer at
boisterous
rough and noisy; rowdy; stormy
deference
courteous regard for another's wish
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