The New SAT: Multiple-Meaning Words List #8 – 25 Words

English Words (25 Words) selected in "The New SAT: Multiple-Meaning Words List #8" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

examination

the act of scrutinizing something closely (as for mistakes)

grind

reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

plane

an unbounded two-dimensional shape

commission

the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

court

an assembly to conduct judicial business

dependent

a person who relies on another person for support

digest

convert food into absorbable substances

fallen

having dropped by the force of gravity

host

a person who invites guests to a social event

invest

lay out money or resources in an enterprise

situation

physical position in relation to the surroundings

blunt

not sharp (used of a knife or other blade)

anticipate

regard something as probable or likely

cleave

separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument

curious

eager to investigate and learn or learn more

depart

go away or leave

scrupulous

characterized by extreme care and great effort

credit

an estimate of ability to fulfill financial commitments

emit

give off, send forth, or discharge

margin

the boundary line or area immediately inside the boundary

apparent

clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

core

the center of an object

dominant

most frequent or common

impertinent

improperly forward or bold

intense

possessing a distinctive feature to a heightened degree