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SAT Multiple Choice Questions - List 91

SAT - Flashcards - Multiple Choice Questions - SHOW ME LIST 91

Definition:

(noun) the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a ####### of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the #######-out procedure"

(noun) (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king

(noun) obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

(noun) the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"

(noun) a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a #######erboard); "she wore a skirt with #######s"

(noun) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

(noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

(noun) an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a ####### on its dependability under stress"

(noun) additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"

(noun) the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the #######"

(noun) a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a ####### mark by each student's name"

(noun) a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by #######"

(noun) the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in #######"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

(verb) become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"

(verb) make cracks or chinks in; "The heat #######ed the paint"

(verb) arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He #######ed the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"

(verb) slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"

(verb) examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "####### the brakes"; "Check out the engine"

(verb) put a ####### mark on or next to; "Please ####### each name on the list"; "tick off the items"

(verb) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"

(verb) verify by consulting a source or authority; "####### the spelling of this word"; "####### your facts"

(verb) find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"

(verb) write out a ####### on a bank account

(verb) place into #######; "He #######ed my kings"

(verb) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; ####### the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"

(verb) decline to initiate betting

(verb) mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on

(verb) stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She #######ed for an instant and missed a step"

(verb) stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog #######ed"

(verb) abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons

(verb) hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"

(verb) consign for shipment on a vehicle; "####### your luggage before boarding"

(verb) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"

(verb) make an examination or investigation; "####### into the rumor"; "####### the time of the class"

(verb) train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"

(verb) block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey

(verb) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting #######s with the signature on the #######"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

(verb) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't #######!"

 

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