SAT practice test: Improve Your Vocabulary: Verb

v. extradite
to take too much food in
to surrender the custody of
to bargain with others for an agreement, as for a treaty or transfer of property
to be the ground or support of

v. encroach
to invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another
to avoid by artifice
to fill with dismay or horror
to remove from office; oust

v. engross
to cause spasms in
to occupy completely
to recant, renounce or repudiate under oath
to pursue inquiries and form conjectures

v. overpay
to renounce upon oath
to give a salary that is too high
to blend
to disentangle

v. elapse
to remove from office; oust
to set free from bondage
to approve authoritatively
to quietly terminate

v. recuperate
to mesmerize; to fascinate; to rivet; to spellbind
to recover
to present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to right or prevent a wrong
to put in definite or proper order

v. defer
to deprive of simplicity of mind or manner
to recover something by searching
to devote oneself to a particular profession or field of study
to delay or put off to some other time

v. outride
to declare openly
to move faster than
to strip the covering from
to hold back

n. anathema
person who loves books
a visible trace, mark or impression, of something absent, lost or gone
anything forbidden, as by social usage
an indirect and incidental reference to something without definite mention of it

v. complement
to make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features
to divide
to make whole; to make perfect
to act upon