Quiz: Can You Define 25 Most Difficult Words From The 2018 SAT?

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How well do you remember these words?

Some of the words on the SAT are extremely challenging! Are you the type of person who really knows these words?

 Mar 27, 2020

1 of 25Define this word!

"Abate" means ___.
Extremely negative
Existing purely in the mind; not representing actual reality
To become less active, less intense, or less in amount

2 of 25Define this word!

Which word means "existing purely in the mind; not representing actual reality"?
Adequate
Adept
Abstract

3 of 25Define this word!

John's test scores have been ____ since Tara broke up with her.
Adversarial
Advent
Abysmal

4 of 25True or False:

"Aesthetic" refers to someone who promotes or defends something.
False
True

5 of 25Define this word!

Someone who is "benevolent" is ___.
Kind and generous
Shy
Possessive

6 of 25Define this word!

___ is "a preconception that prevents objectivity"?
Bolster
Bias
Brevity

7 of 25Define this word!

Leaving her old job for her new job left Bianca with such a _________ feeling.
Bludgeoned
Bittersweet
Brawling

8 of 25True or False:

"Bolster" means to support, strengthen, or fortify.
False
True

9 of 25Define this word!

"Candid" means to be ___.
Blunt and direct
Loud and disruptive
Negative and pessimistic

10 of 25Define this word!

Which words means "to trap or take possession of"?
Capture
Capitalize
Candor

11 of 25Define this word!

Darryl knew it was his ___ duty to vote.
Coarse
Civic
Clinical

12 of 25True or False:

"Coincide" means to happen at the same time.
False
True

13 of 25Define this word!

What does the word "Decree" mean?
To declare formally and with authority
To terminate
To foster the growth of

14 of 25Define this word!

___ means "bare, barren, empty".
Dire
Denote
Desolate

15 of 25Define this word!

You can solve any ___ if you set your mind to it.
Dilemma
Depletion
Deference

16 of 25True or False:

"Disparage" means to send off a message or messenger.
False
True

17 of 25Define this word!

What does the word "Eccentric" mean?
Peculiar or odd; deviating from the norm
Power and authority over a territory
Doubtful, questionable

18 of 25Define this word!

Which of these words means "having refined or expressive communication skills"?
Eminent
Egregious
Eloquent

19 of 25Define this word!

Pam had an ___ experience on the roller coaster with her sister.
Exhilarating
Envious
Entrenched

20 of 25True or False:

"Exacerbate" means to make worse or increase the severity of.
False
True

21 of 25Define this word!

What does the word "Feasibility" mean?
To aid the progress of
To be selfish and thoughtless
The practicality or possibility of something

22 of 25Define this word!

"To prosper, grow, or make fast progress" can be defined as ___.
Flourish
Facilitate
Fluctuate

23 of 25Define this word!

Marie always loses her way because she is too __________ of a person.
Freewheeling
Frank
Fomenting

24 of 25True or False:

"Fundamental" means the most essential or most basic part.
True
False

25 of 25Define this word!

"Galvanizing" is ___.
A synonym for fundraising
Thrilling, exciting, stimulating
Relating to old age
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

When it comes to studying for the SAT, there are a lot of things to look out for and worry about. Defining tough words is one of those things! There are difficult words for us to define on the 2018 SAT exam like Adversarial, Allude, and Aesthetic. Which of those three words means "relating to beauty or refined taste" and which of these three words means "relating to the hostile opposition"? Knowing the definitions to complex words is helpful to people as they prepare to take a test as tough as the SAT! Words like Annihilate, Antipathy, and Apex are all good words to think about too! They are mentioned on the official 2018 SAT study guide which means that there is a high chance that they will land on the exam somewhere! Words like Benevolent, Bolster, and bittersweet might mix other people up but if you are the type of person who knows how to properly prepare and study, then you should do just fine! The SAT is an exam that is given to students each and every year in order to help them enter into college with the proper scores! William Julius Wilson spoke about the nerve-racking exam by saying, "But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance." The test does NOT decide everything but it does decide a lot of things!

Now it is your turn to take the exam! How would you do? Would you leave the exam feeling successful? Our goal at women.com is to make people feel good about who they are - and take a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy. So take a breath, stop whatever you're doing, and get ready to have a little fun. It's time to see if you would pass the SAT exam!

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