Thursday, April 29, 2021

Elementary Vocabulary - Worksheet #4

 

New Words for Today:
Fortunate, Wonder, Vacate, Opinion

 

Fortunate (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: having unexpected good fortune; "a fortunate choice" 2: supremely favored or fortunate; "those kids are the fortunate bunch, they will get the chance to meet with the president" 3: presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school"

favored, golden, hopeful, rosy

 

Wonder (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising 2: something that causes feelings of wonder; "the wonders of modern science" 3: a state in which you want to learn more about something

admiration, marvel, curiosity

disinterest, aloof

Verb

1: have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church" 2: place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight" 3: be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"

inquire, enquire, question, marvel

 

Vacate (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds" 2: leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight" 3: annul by recalling or rescinding; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

resign, renounce, empty, abandon, revoke

 

Opinion (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "what is your opinion on Haiti?" 2: a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion" 3: a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"

view, feeling, belief, notion, sentiment, persuasion, judgment

fact

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

*** Answers will be in the next worksheet of this level ***

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 vacate A renounce 1: 1 opinion A fact 1:
2 opinion B friend 2: 2 wonder B divest 2:
3 fortunate C favored 3: 3 distant C close 3:
4 ally D remote 4: 4 initial D aloof 4:
5 distant E view 5: 5 invest E last 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact A initial 1:
2 mark with one's initials B invest 2:
3 far apart in relevance or relationship C distant 3:
4 furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors D fiction 4:
5 relating to or using sight E visual 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 4 Across:
5: a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people(7)
6: get tired of something or somebody(7)
8: become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage(4)
9: bring up from infancy(6)

Down:
1: something that causes feelings of wonder(6)
2: pose a threat to; present a danger to(8)
3: far apart in relevance or relationship(7)
4: make an investment(6)
7: the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)(7)
5
6 7
8
9

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What is a "Root Word"?
A root word, as its name suggests, is a word or word part from which other words grow, usually through the addition of prefixes and suffixes. The root of the word vocabulary, for example, is "voc", a Latin root meaning "word" or "name." This root also appears in the words advocacy, convocation, evocative, vocal, and vociferous.

Did you know? - Fear/dislike of dogs is called "Cynophobia."

 

Recent Words Learned: opinion, vacate, wonder, fortunate, endanger, cradle, initial, distant, visual, invest, fiction, fatigue, ally

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 3: 1:I 2:D 3:H 4:E 5:A 6:C 7:F 8:G 9:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 3: 1:A 2:C 3:B
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 3: 1:D 2:B 3:I 4:A 5:G 6:H 7:C 8:E 9:F
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 3: Across: 1: fatigue, 3: visual, 5: distant, 7: ally Down: 1: fiction, 2: endanger, 4: invest, 6: initial

 

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