The New SAT: Multiple-Meaning Words List #7 – 25 Words

English Words (25 Words) selected in "The New SAT: Multiple-Meaning Words List #7" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

affect

have an influence upon

desolate

providing no shelter or sustenance

term

a limited period of time during which something lasts

transparent

transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

venture

an undertaking with an uncertain outcome

sheer

so thin as to transmit light

acute

ending in a sharp point

bearing

characteristic way of holding one’s body

concentration

the spatial property of being crowded together

difference

the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

formula

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

insensible

barely able to be perceived

launch

propel with force

mass

the property of a body that causes it to have weight

ripe

fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used

clap

strike one’s hands together

bleak

unpleasantly cold and damp

cross

a marking that consists of lines that intersect each other

fortune

your overall circumstances or condition in life

nasty

offensive or even (of persons) malicious

precipitate

bring about abruptly

shaft

a long rod or pole, especially the body of a weapon

smother

deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing

bolt

a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener

response

the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange