Wednesday, April 14, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #19

 

New Words for Today:
Salutary, Misappropriate, Peruse, Sanguine, Guile, Hedonism

 

Salutary (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"

beneficial, good

 

Misappropriate (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"

embezzle, defalcate, peculate

 

Peruse (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure"

 

Sanguine (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a blood-red color

Adjective

1: confidently optimistic and cheerful 2: inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"

rubicund, ruddy, florid

 

Guile (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception 2: the quality of being crafty 3: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

craft, craftiness, cunning

 

Hedonism (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle 2: an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 extrapolate A generalize 1: 1 gratuitous A stingy 1:
2 copious B supposed 2: 2 clique B cold 2:
3 bemused C free 3: 3 benevolent C needed 3:
4 gratuitous D plenteous 4: 4 affable D fauna 4:
5 purported E confounded 5: 5 flora E outsider 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 showing no care or concern in attitude or action A sacrilege 1:
2 costing nothing B gratuitous 2:
3 tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health C indifferent 3:
4 blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character D rebuke 4:
5 censure severely or angrily E salutary 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
5: place restrictions on(7)
6: make less severe or harsh(8)
7: kindness of disposition or manner(6)

Down:
1: the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle(8)
2: all the plant life in a particular region or period(5)
3: suitable for cutting or piercing(8)
4: cause to suffer a blight(6)
2
3
4
5
6
7

 

Engligh Language Trivia

pass muster
If someone or something passes muster,they are considered to be satisfactory or acceptable. "The interview went well. I hope I'll pass muster"

Did you know? - Science of sound is called "acoustics."

 

Recent Words Learned: hedonism, guile, sanguine, peruse, misappropriate, salutary, hiatus, indifferent, myopia, ironic, allocate, benevolent, permeate, fecund, curtail, equine, unremitting, indignant, apotheosis, steadfast

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 18: 1:E 2:A 3:C 4:D 5:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 18: 1:E 2:C 3:B 4:D 5:A
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 18: 1:E 2:D 3:A 4:C 5:B
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 18: Across: 4: cryptic, 6: frenetic, 7: hiatus, 8: curtail, 9: delude Down: 1: fecund, 2: allocate, 3: illicit, 5: permeate

 

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