Saturday, April 10, 2021

Middle School Vocabulary - Worksheet #6


Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
ambitious (adj) 1: having a strong desire for success or achievement 2: requiring full use of your abilities or resources;
agitate (v) 1: try to stir up public opinion 2: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused;
scorn (n) 1: lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; 2: open disrespect for a person or thing, (v) 1: look down on with disdain;
pretend (n) 1: the enactment of a pretense; , (v) 1: make believe with the intent to deceive; , (adj) 1: imagined as in a play;
superior (n) 1: one of greater rank or station or quality 2: the head of a religious community 3: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals, (adj) 1: of high or superior quality or performance;
synonymous (adj) 1: (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
inventory (n) 1: a detailed list of all the items in stock 2: the merchandise that a shop has on hand; 3: (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods, (v) 1: make or include in an itemized record or report;
devour (v) 1: destroy completely;
proficient (adj) 1: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
terminate (v) 1: bring to an end or halt;
distraught (adj) 1: deeply agitated especially from emotion;
assimilate (v) 1: take up mentally;
neglect (n) 1: lack of attention and due care 2: the state of something that has been unused and neglected; 3: willful lack of care and attention, (v) 1: leave undone or leave out;
buffet (n) 1: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers 2: a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves 3: usually inexpensive bar, (v) 1: strike against forcefully;
tropical (adj) 1: relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); 3: characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense
surveillance (n) 1: close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
dumbfound (v) 1: be a mystery or bewildering to;
territory (n) 1: a region marked off for administrative or other purposes 2: an area of knowledge or interest;
accumulate (v) 1: get or gather together;


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 agitate A imbibe 1: 1 superior A calm 1:
2 inventory B compile 2: 2 synonymous B calm 2:
3 tropical C adept 3: 3 agitate C antonymous 3:
4 devour D drop 4: 4 assimilate D dissimilate 4:
5 assimilate E can 5: 5 distraught E inferior 5:
6 accumulate F armory 6: 6 F 6:
7 proficient G consume 7: 7 G 7:
8 terminate H foment 8: 8 H 8:
9 neglect I tropic 9: 9 I 9:


Match Definitions

1 requiring full use of your abilities or resources A inventory 1:
2 of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic B devour 2:
3 destroy completely C ambitious 3:
4 make similar D dumbfound 4:
5 a detailed list of all the items in stock E terminate 5:
6 deeply agitated especially from emotion F distraught 6:
7 (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same G synonymous 7:
8 be a mystery or bewildering to H assimilate 8:
9 bring to an end or halt I tropical 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
4: put forward a claim and assert right or possession of(7)
5: enjoy avidly(6)

1: of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic(8)
2: reject with contempt(5)
3: try to stir up public opinion(7)


Recent Words Learned: distraught, terminate, devour, agitate, ambitious, synonymous, buffet, proficient, assimilate, pretend, surveillance, inventory, superior, neglect, accumulate, scorn, territory, dumbfound, tropical
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 5: Across: 2: superior, 4: scorn, 6: agitate, 7: buffet Down: 1: tropical, 3: pretend, 5: neglect


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