SAT Final Exam Review

SAT Final Exam Review

memorize.aimemorize.ai (lvl 286)
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Cards (58)

Section 1

(50 cards)

oscillate

Front

to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver

Back

placebo

Front

A harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.

Back

nanotechnology

Front

the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)

Back

plaintive

Front

Expressing sorrow; mournful

Back

genocide

Front

Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group

Back

lackadaisical

Front

(adj.) lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted

Back

chauvinist

Front

someone prejudiced in favor of a group to which he/she belongs

Back

eradicate

Front

To wipe out; to destroy

Back

fatalistic

Front

Believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate

Back

ghastly

Front

Frightful, horrible; deathly pale

Back

careen

Front

To swerve or lurch from side to side while in motion

Back

macabre

Front

grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject

Back

chafe

Front

To wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction

Back

rudimentary

Front

Basic; elementary; in the earliest stages of development

Back

manifesto

Front

A public declaration of beliefs, policies, or intentions

Back

mesmerize

Front

to hypnotize, entrance; to fascinate, enthrall, bewitch

Back

beneficiary

Front

The recipient of funds, titles, property, and other benefits

Back

fester

Front

To generate pus; to become a source of resentment or irritation

Back

cadaverous

Front

pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse

Back

glean

Front

To gather bit by bit

Back

fealty

Front

obligated loyalty or faithfulness

Back

nemesis

Front

an opponent or enemy that is very difficult to defeat

Back

notarize

Front

to certify legally

Back

feign

Front

To pretend

Back

flagrant

Front

Clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right.

Back

humane

Front

Having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness or compassion

Back

dastardly

Front

Cowardly and mean

Back

fawn

Front

to flatter or praise excessively

Back

despot

Front

A dictator with absolute power

Back

epitaph

Front

a brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone

Back

judicious

Front

sensible; showing good judgement

Back

catalyst

Front

something that brings about a change in something else

Back

benediction

Front

A blessing

Back

caricature

Front

a representation (especially in drawing) in which the subject's characteristic features are deliberately exaggerated

Back

debonair

Front

Pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance

Back

wunderkind

Front

one who excels in a difficult field at an early age

Back

mitigate

Front

to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity

Back

holocaust

Front

A methodical plan orchestrated by Hitler to ensure German supremacy. It called for the elimination of Jews, non-conformists, homosexuals, non-Aryans, and mentally and physically disabled.

Back

ambidextrous

Front

Able to use both hands equally well

Back

conjecture

Front

An educated guess

Back

narcissistic

Front

Conceited; having excessive self-love or admiration

Back

genesis

Front

Beginning; origin

Back

charisma

Front

A magical-seeming ability to attract followers or inspire loyalty

Back

cache

Front

a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)

Back

desolate

Front

Deserted, without inhabitants, barren

Back

beleaguer

Front

Harass

Back

martial

Front

associated with war and the armed forces

Back

denizen

Front

an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place

Back

perjury

Front

False testimony under oath

Back

lacerate

Front

To tear or cut roughly

Back

Section 2

(8 cards)

begrudge

Front

To resent another's success; to envy

Back

mezzanine

Front

the lowest balcony in a theater; a partial story between main stories in a building

Back

nepotism

Front

Favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

Back

purport

Front

To claim; to have or to give the false impression of being.

Back

renown

Front

Fame, glory

Back

brinkmanship

Front

the willingness to go to the brink of war to force an opponent to back down

Back

tribulation

Front

an affliction, trouble, or difficult experience

Back

impasse

Front

blocked path; dilemma with no solution

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