Vokabeltest - SAT Vokabeln (40 Fragen)

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1.
intoxicate
  v. to impede with obstacles
  adj. notoriously bad
  v. to make drunk
  v. to frighten away
 
2.
predominant
  n. a trying and purifying test or agency
  adj. superior in power, influence, effectiveness, number, or degree
  v. to make complex, difficult, or hard to deal with
  v. to start back as in dismay, loathing, or dread
 
3.
sinuosity
  n. the quality of curving in and out
  n. a figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted
  n. a formal and elaborate eulogy, written or spoken, of a person or of an act
  n. the book containing the service for the celebration of mass
 
4.
imprudent
  adj. heedless
  adj. incapable of being forced, constrained, or compelled
  n. a note at this interval above or below any other, considered in relation to that other
  n. word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, as in "Father Aeneas"
 
5.
penury
  adj. adhering to the existing order of things
  n. an instrument for measuring
  n. fitness to meet the requirements of a particular case
  n. indigence
 
6.
inane
  adj. not suitable to be selected or chosen
  adj. silly
  n. a measure, one-eighth of a mile
  n. those citizens, collectively, who are enrolled and drilled in temporary military organizations
 
7.
fief
  n. a landed estate held under feudal tenure
  adj. containing many inhabitants, especially in proportion to the territory
  n. the quality of frankness or outspokenness
  n. any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege
 
8.
ambush
  n. the act or state of lying concealed for the purpose of surprising or attacking the enemy
  n. a liquid and dry measure of 10 liters
  v. to write over again (something already written)
  v. to dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air
 
9.
belle
  n. a sense of injury
  n. a woman who is a center of attraction because of her beauty, accomplishments, etc
  n. anything intended or calculated to deceive or mislead
  n. a loud harsh sound, as the cry of an ass or the blast of a horn
 
10.
distill
  adj. extended widely in space, time, or scope
  n. the murder of a parent
  v. to extract or produce by vaporization and condensation
  n. the communication of disease from person to person
 
11.
interminable
  n. artifice
  n. lamentation
  adj. having no limit or end
  n. the quality or character of being godlike
 
12.
deciduous
  adj. derived from authoritative direction
  n. royal state
  adj. falling off at maturity as petals after flowering, fruit when ripe, etc
  n. one who agrees with others to cooperate in accomplishing some unlawful purpose
 
13.
outbreak
  n. a dealer in flowers
  n. a component or essential part
  adj. of little importance or value
  n. a sudden and violent breaking forth, as of something that has been pent up or restrained
 
14.
philosophize
  n. onset
  n. wanton and malicious mischief
  n. a mark for failure or bad conduct
  v. to seek ultimate causes and principles
 
15.
access
  adj. accidental, by chance
  n. coercion
  n. a way of approach or entrance; passage
  n. cutting and reproachful language
 
16.
automaton
  n. any living being whose actions are or appear to be involuntary or mechanical
  n. a human skull as a symbol of death
  n. a tenant in possession of property, as distinguished from the actual owner
  adj. melancholy
 
17.
perversity
  v. to be violently excited or agitated
  n. wickedness
  adj. oily
  n. a member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor
 
18.
day-man
  v. to offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong
  n. student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution
  adj. awkward or slow
  n. a day-laborer
 
19.
incidence
  n. casual occurrence
  n. a chest of drawers for clothing, etc
  v. to write over again (something already written)
  n. a sharp, shrill outcry or scream, caused by agony or terror
 
20.
outdo
  n. the act of rising
  v. to surpass
  n. an official
  n. fitness, as of time or place
 
21.
alacrity
  n. a sharp, shrill outcry or scream, caused by agony or terror
  n. a number of persons combined for a common purpose
  adj. suitable to be eaten
  n. cheerful willingness
 
22.
signification
  n. the right or act of purchasing before others
  n. a metallic copy of any surface, as a coin
  n. the meaning conveyed by language, actions, or signs
  v. to restore brightness or beauty to
 
23.
diplomatic
  adj. characterized by special tact in negotiations
  adj. adding emphasis or force
  n. a rule or law adopted by an association, a corporation, or the like
  n. neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction
 
24.
bumper
  n. something joined to or connected with another thing, but holding a subordinate place
  n. a small body of water leading into a larger
  n. a cup or glass filled to the brim, especially one to be drunk as a toast or health
  n. inflammation of the stomach
 
25.
liner
  n. a waiting room for those who seek audience
  n. a mental condition of fixed opposition to or dislike of some particular thing
  adj. operative on, affecting, or having reference to past events, transactions, responsibilities
  n. a vessel belonging to a steamship-line
 
26.
efflorescence
  n. modernized Latin
  n. the state of being flowery, or a flowery appearance
  n. a grain or seed
  v. to extend
 
27.
intolerant
  n. one attached to the army or navy, but having duties other than that of fighting
  v. to twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or