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SAT Multiple Choice Questions - List 30

SAT - Flashcards - Multiple Choice Questions - SHOW ME LIST 30

Definition:

(verb) capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie #######d my imagination"

(verb) affect; "Fear #######d the prisoners"; "The patient was #######d with unberable pains"; "He was #######d with a dreadful disease"

(verb) take hold of; grab; "The salesclerk quickly #######d the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother #######d her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often ####### small mammals"

(verb) take or capture by force; "The terrorists #######d the politicians"; "The rebels threaten to ####### civilian hostages"

(verb) hook by a pull on the line; "strike a fish"

(verb) take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders #######d the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army #######d the town"; "The militia captured the castle"

(verb) take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI #######d the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"

(verb) ####### and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She #######d control of the throne after her husband died"

 

** Please Select the best Word that fits the definition in the left column

ASSASSIN
BUREAUCRACY
SEIZE
DENOUNCE
AGRARIAN