Thursday, April 15, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #20

 

Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
guile (n) 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)
fecund (adj) 1: capable of producing offspring or vegetation 2: intellectually productive;
qualitative (adj) 1: involving distinctions based on qualities; 2: relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
acrid (adj) 1: strong and sharp;
blight (n) 1: a state or condition being blighted 2: any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting, (v) 1: cause to suffer a blight;
delude (v) 1: be false to; be dishonest with
salutary (adj) 1: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health;
rebuke (n) 1: an act or expression of criticism and censure; , (v) 1: censure severely or angrily;
curtail (v) 1: place restrictions on;
flora (n) 1: all the plant life in a particular region or period; 2: a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
allocate (v) 1: distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose;
unremitting (adj) 1: uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing;
profess (v) 1: practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about;
sacrilege (n) 1: blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character;
repercussion (n) 1: a remote or indirect consequence of some action; 2: a movement back from an impact
hiatus (n) 1: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something 2: a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript) 3: a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
indifferent (adj) 1: marked by a lack of interest;
hedonism (n) 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
steadfast (adj) 1: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable;
extrapolate (v) 1: gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating;
indignant (adj) 1: angered at something unjust or wrong;
myopia (n) 1: (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred
clique (n) 1: an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose;
oblivion (n) 1: the state of being disregarded or forgotten 2: total forgetfulness;

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 eccentric A fertile 1: 1 illicit A dominant 1:
2 indifferent B bizarre 2: 2 myopia B licit 2:
3 oblivion C beneficial 3: 3 affable C dull 3:
4 fecund D coterie 4: 4 bemused D outsider 4:
5 efface E free 5: 5 eccentric E fauna 5:
6 extrapolate F limbo 6: 6 incisive F relaxed 6:
7 clique G apathetic 7: 7 flora G dislike 7:
8 salutary H generalize 8: 8 subordinate H concentric 8:
9 gratuitous I erase 9: 9 clique I hyperopia 9:

 

Match Definitions

1 practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about A placate 1:
2 cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of B illicit 2:
3 deeply absorbed in thought C benefactor 3:
4 contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention D juxtapose 4:
5 not having a common center; not concentric E eccentric 5:
6 shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception F guile 6:
7 a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help) G bemused 7:
8 (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred H myopia 8:
9 place side by side I profess 9:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
1: (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred(6)
3: all the plant life in a particular region or period(5)
4: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health(8)
6: suitable for cutting or piercing(8)

Down:
2: a sign of something about to happen(7)
4: confidently optimistic and cheerful(8)
5: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction(8)
6: humorously sarcastic or mocking(6)
3
4 5
6

 

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 19: 1:A 2:D 3:E 4:C 5:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 19: 1:C 2:E 3:A 4:B 5:D
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 19: 1:D 2:B 3:A 4:E 5:C
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 19: Across: 5: curtail, 6: mitigate, 7: benign Down: 1: hedonism, 2: flora, 3: incisive, 4: blight

 

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