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21 terms
PSAT
Amiable (adj.)
Anonymity (n.)
Computing (n.)
Disparity (n.)
-friendly... -sociable... -good natured... -personal qualities
State or quality of being anonymous
-the use of a computer to process data or perform calculation
-Lack of similarity or equality... -inequality... -difference in ag…
Amiable (adj.)
-friendly... -sociable... -good natured... -personal qualities
Anonymity (n.)
State or quality of being anonymous
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efflorescence
enmity
decorous
chorister
migration of a salt to the surface of porous material
The state or feeling being actively opposed or hostile to som…
in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrain…
a member of a choir, especially a child or young person singi…
efflorescence
migration of a salt to the surface of porous material
enmity
The state or feeling being actively opposed or hostile to som…
61 terms
PSAT
Area of a circular sector
Effect vs affect
Moreover
Who/whom
A = 1/2O-R^2... A = area ... O- = central angle of sector in radians
Affect: Verb, to produce change in something... Effect=usually a…
as a further matter; besides.
Who is the subject of a sentence, can be replaced with "he" W…
Area of a circular sector
A = 1/2O-R^2... A = area ... O- = central angle of sector in radians
Effect vs affect
Affect: Verb, to produce change in something... Effect=usually a…
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PSAT
Husbandry
Perspicacious
Prospectus
Staid
the application of scientific principles to agriculture, espe…
Shrewd; clear-sighted
formal proposal
Unemotional; serious
Husbandry
the application of scientific principles to agriculture, espe…
Perspicacious
Shrewd; clear-sighted
18 terms
psat
global questions
US and world literature
history/science
tips
• Identifying central ideas or themes... • Summarize key inform…
have a central theme, not a thesis
thesis usually at end of the first paragraph
◦ Read the italicized portion before the passage ... ◦ Avoid ch…
global questions
• Identifying central ideas or themes... • Summarize key inform…
US and world literature
have a central theme, not a thesis
100 terms
PSAT
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
Hate
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
Give voting rights
Abhor
Hate
Bigot
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
47 terms
PSAT
abase
abash
abate
abominate
lower; humiliate
to embarrass
to lessen
to loathe; hate
abase
lower; humiliate
abash
to embarrass
51 terms
PSAT
absolve
acclaim
acrimony
affable
to declare free from blame or guilt; to vindicate
to praise enthusiastically; public praise; approve; approbation
bitterness; ill feeling; antagonism
good-natured; cordial
absolve
to declare free from blame or guilt; to vindicate
acclaim
to praise enthusiastically; public praise; approve; approbation
psat
reverence
sagacity
scrutinize
spontaneous
deep respect
wisdom
to look at carefully
being impulsive, acting without thinking
reverence
deep respect
sagacity
wisdom
psat
authoritarian
brawn
contrite
exemplify
like a dictator
bulk;muscle
deeply apologetic;remorseful
to serve as an example
authoritarian
like a dictator
brawn
bulk;muscle
PSAT
Abstemious
Blithe
Crepuscular
Enunciation
self denying; refraining from indulging- adj.
carefree; free spirited- adj.
1. of or like twilight; hazy or dim- adj. 2. active at twilig…
clear pronunciations; articulation- n.
Abstemious
self denying; refraining from indulging- adj.
Blithe
carefree; free spirited- adj.
17 terms
PSAT
Abstract
Accessible
Acclaim
Accommodate
Theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
Easy to approach; obtainable
Applaud; announce with great approval
provide lodgings. Oblige or help someone; adjust or bring int…
Abstract
Theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
Accessible
Easy to approach; obtainable
250 terms
PSAT
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
completely honest
guesswork
instructive
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blu…
candid
completely honest
conjecture
guesswork
PSAT
subversive
superfluous
susceptible
sycophant
adj. tending to overthrow or destroy
adj. excessive; unnecessary
adj. impressionable; easily influenced; having little resista…
n. servile flatterer
subversive
adj. tending to overthrow or destroy
superfluous
adj. excessive; unnecessary
157 terms
PSAT
PSAT Reading strategies
Take your time
Read passages before answering questions
Focus on the overall meaning as you read
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PSAT Reading strategies
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Take your time
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PSAT
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Petulant
Adj- Pertaining to a group pr party, desenting or splittin in…
Adj- Dishonorable
Noun- rude unmannerly person
Adj- Childish, sulky, bratty
Factious
Adj- Pertaining to a group pr party, desenting or splittin in…
Ignoble
Adj- Dishonorable
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PSAT
Acumen
Agitate
Ailment
Compunction
To excite disturb trouble
Excite disturb or trouble
Sickness
Feelings of shame and regret about having done something wrong
Acumen
To excite disturb trouble
Agitate
Excite disturb or trouble
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Aleniate
Alleviate
Allure
Aloof
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
to make less sever; to relieve, to lesson
to entice with something desirable, to tempt
distant, reserved in manner; unemployed
Aleniate
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
Alleviate
to make less sever; to relieve, to lesson
PSAT
Arable
Arbiter
Arbitrary
Archipelago
Fit for growing crops
A power or authority to settle a dispute
Unreasonable or capricious
A group of closely located islands
Arable
Fit for growing crops
Arbiter
A power or authority to settle a dispute
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PSAT
Aftermath
Aggrandize
Ajar
Alienate
events following some occurrence; consequence of
to increase in size; enlarge, to cause to appear greater in p…
partly open
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
Aftermath
events following some occurrence; consequence of
Aggrandize
to increase in size; enlarge, to cause to appear greater in p…
PSAT
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
completely honest
guesswork
instructive
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blu…
candid
completely honest
conjecture
guesswork
28 terms
Psat
Allay
Altruistic
Ambulatory
Colloquial
Calm
Generous
Ability to walk
Conversational
Allay
Calm
Altruistic
Generous
PSAT
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
Hate
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
Give voting rights
Abhor
Hate
Bigot
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
100 terms
PSAT
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
Hate
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
Give voting rights
Abhor
Hate
Bigot
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
PSAT
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
completely honest
guesswork
instructive
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blu…
candid
completely honest
conjecture
guesswork
146 terms
PSAT
abet
amalgamate
assail
atrophy
to actively aid or help
to unite or join into one (especially groups or organizations)
assault violently
n. wasting away;progressive decline... v. to be reduced in size…
abet
to actively aid or help
amalgamate
to unite or join into one (especially groups or organizations)
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PSAT
absolve
abstract
accessible
accomodate
pardon (an offense)
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
easy to approach
provide lodgings; oblige or help someone
absolve
pardon (an offense)
abstract
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
PSAT
Errant
Erratic
Erroneous
Erudite
Roving or wandering
Irregular
Incorrect
Very learned
Errant
Roving or wandering
Erratic
Irregular
Parenchyma cells
Sieve tube members and companion cells
Growth hormone
Thyroxin
Versatile cells serve as strorage sites for sugars and starch…
Form a living tissue which transports sugar in vascular plant
Secreted by pituitary gland
Directly controls metabolic rate
Parenchyma cells
Versatile cells serve as strorage sites for sugars and starch…
Sieve tube members and companion cells
Form a living tissue which transports sugar in vascular plant
24 terms
PSAT
Affability
Affected
Allure
Amplitude
Friendliness; socability
Exaggerated; pretentious
Attraction;appeal
Largeness; breadth; abundance
Affability
Friendliness; socability
Affected
Exaggerated; pretentious
174 terms
psat
undulate
enequivocal
unfledged
uniform
wavelike motion
definite
immature
constant
undulate
wavelike motion
enequivocal
definite
11 terms
psat
reticent
virulent
repudiate
lucid
restrained; uncommunicative
extremely poisonous; malignant; full of hate
to reject; to deny
clear; easy to understand
reticent
restrained; uncommunicative
virulent
extremely poisonous; malignant; full of hate
28 terms
PSAT
47 questions
4 single passages
Us and world literature ... History / soc…
Each passage followed by
60 minutes
1 set of paired passages
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9 or 10 questions
47 questions
60 minutes
4 single passages
1 set of paired passages
250 terms
PSAT
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
completely honest
guesswork
instructive
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blu…
candid
completely honest
conjecture
guesswork
PSAT
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
completely honest
guesswork
instructive
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blu…
candid
completely honest
conjecture
guesswork
30 terms
PSAT
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Petulant
ADJ... Splitting off into groups
ADJ... Not honorable in character or purpose
NOUN... Unrefined ill mannered person
ADJ... childishly sulkish
Factious
ADJ... Splitting off into groups
Ignoble
ADJ... Not honorable in character or purpose
PSAT
cogent
adage
abstruse
torpor
convincing; reasonable
a wise old saying
hard to understand
laziness; inactivity; dullness
cogent
convincing; reasonable
adage
a wise old saying
100 terms
PSAT
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
Hate
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
Give voting rights
Abhor
Hate
Bigot
Narrow-minded, prejudiced person
PSAT
Amiable (adj.)
Anonymity (n.)
Computing (n.)
Disparity (n.)
-friendly... -sociable... -good natured... -personal qualities
State or quality of being anonymous
-the use of a computer to process data or perform calculation
-Lack of similarity or equality... -inequality... -difference in ag…
Amiable (adj.)
-friendly... -sociable... -good natured... -personal qualities
Anonymity (n.)
State or quality of being anonymous
157 terms
PSAT
PSAT Reading strategies
Take your time
Read passages before answering questions
Focus on the overall meaning as you read
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PSAT Reading strategies
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Take your time
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PSAT
Ample
Aristocracy
Circumspect
Cliché
Abundant
Hereditary nobility
Prudent;cautious
Phrase dulled in meaning by repetition
Ample
Abundant
Aristocracy
Hereditary nobility
PSAT
Eradicate
Extirpate
Laudatory
Extol
To get rid of
To destroy
Full of praise
To praise highly
Eradicate
To get rid of
Extirpate
To destroy
PSAT
Ample
Abundant
Aristocracy
Hereditary
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Ample
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Abundant
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10 terms
PSAT
Ample
Aristocracy
Circumspect
Cliché
Abundant
Hereditary nobility; privileged class
Prudent; cautious
Phrase dulled in meaning by repetition
Ample
Abundant
Aristocracy
Hereditary nobility; privileged class
Psat
ample ... abundansocial
aristocracy
circumspect
cliché
abundansocial
hereditary nobility; priveleged class
prudent; cautious
phrase dulled in meaning by repetition
ample ... abundansocial
abundansocial
aristocracy
hereditary nobility; priveleged class
abstruse
abut
abyss
accolade
hard to understand
to border upon
bottomless pit
an award, an honor
abstruse
hard to understand
abut
to border upon
PSAT
Abuts
Swindle
Collude
Reimburse
Abasteser
Robar
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Abuts
Abasteser
Swindle
Robar
10 terms
psat
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
85 terms
PSAT
absolve
acrimony
amendable
banal
grant remission of a sin to
disposed or willing to comply
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
absolve
grant remission of a sin to
acrimony
disposed or willing to comply
PSAT
Detained
Antithesis
Adorned
Reprimand
Hold in or as if in custody
Opposition or contract of ideas
Enhance the appearance of
Reprove severely or formally
Detained
Hold in or as if in custody
Antithesis
Opposition or contract of ideas
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