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SAT Vocab Crossword 2: More Common Words

Studying new vocab can wear on the senses. That’s why it’s important to vary your practice. A crossword is a perfect for this task. Not a way to learn words, but a great tool for reviewing.

In this crossword, the clues are the parts of speech and definitions for the words. You will find a word list at the bottom to help. If you want to know the answer to a row or column, leave a comment with the number and the word you think works, and I’ll let you know if you are right.

These words are from our SAT Flashcard Deck which you can download on your Android or iPhone. We also have a web version.

SAT Vocab Crossword 4 - Common Words - puzzle

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4. adjective: determined by impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
6. noun: a state of deep-seated ill-will
7. adjective: capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; adjective: easily influenced
8. verb: to fight for a cause
11. verb: to willfully violate or destroy a sacred place
13. adjective: clear and persuasive
14. adjective: sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
15. verb: determine the number or amount of; verb: specify individually, one by one
17. adjective: marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
18. adjective: liable to sudden unpredictable change, esp. in affections or attachments
20. verb: make something intense less severe
21. adjective: lacking energy
22. adjective: use to the limit; exhaust



1. noun: the property of being extremely abundant
2. adjective: in terrible condition
3. adjective: cheerful; optimistic
5. adjective: uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
9. noun: covering consisting of a thin superficial layer that hides the underlying substance
10. verb: disturb in mind or cause to be worried or alarmed
12. adjective: unpredictable; strange and unconventional
16. verb: reduce the quality or value of something
19. verb: harass, as with questions or requests; cause to feel distressed or worried
23. noun: greed (one of the seven deadly sins)
24. noun: the power of creative imagination


Word List


The crossword puzzle was created with the help of Discovery Education’s Puzzlemaker Tool.

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About Kevin Rocci

Kevin helps Magoosh students by making sure none of their questions go unanswered. A UC Santa Cruz graduate with a BA in Politics and a minor in Film, he loves education, bluegrass, the Sierras, and the Pacific. The vastness of the universe does not deter him from hoping to meet an intelligent life form from another planet one day.

3 Responses to “SAT Vocab Crossword 2: More Common Words”

  1. Chelsea H. says:

    Do you have a key for this? Using it to teach in my SAT Prep course. Thanks, Ms. H

    • Magoosh Test Prep Expert Magoosh Test Prep Expert says:

      To my knowledge, we don’t have a key for this. But I’ll check with Kevin and see if he has a key in his own records, one he’d be able to share.

    • Kevin Rocci Kevin Rocci says:

      Hi Chelsea,

      David was right. We don’t have an answer key for the crossword puzzles. Sorry about this. I hope that this isn’t too much of an inconvenience.


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