Tuesday, April 20, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #24


Proverbs are short statements of wisdom or advice.
Proverb Meaning
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link The strength of a group depends on each individual member
Union is strength A group has more force than an individual
It's no use crying over spilt milk Don't express regret for something that has happened and cannot be remedied
If two ride a horse, one must ride behind When two people do something together, one will be the leader and the other will be the subordinate
The end justifies the means Wrong or unfair methods may be used if the result of the action is good
Too many cooks spoil the broth If too many people are involved in something, it will not be done properly
Early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise It is much better for you to go to bed early and to get up early in the morning;
The early bird catches the worm If you want to do something successfully, you should do it as soon as you can
Distance makes the heart grow fonder When you are separated from the person you love, your feelings are even stronger
When poverty comes in the door, love goes out the window When a couple loses everything, their relationship becomes difficult


I am scared ...
Phobia Meaning
Necrophobia fear of death and/or the dead
Chromophobia fear of bright colors
Radiophobia fear of radioactivity or X-rays
Algophobia fear of pain
Ophthalmophobia fear of being stared at
Oikophobia fear of home surroundings and household appliances
Achluophobia fear of darkness


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 surrogate A equid 1: 1 bemused A revocable 1:
2 efface B dash 2: 2 illicit B dominant 2:
3 equine C bizarre 3: 3 copious C thoughtful 3:
4 indifferent D diffuse 4: 4 inane D licit 4:
5 eccentric E measure 5: 5 subordinate E scant 5:
6 daunt F apathetic 6: 6 irrevocable F cold 6:
7 permeate G perpetual 7: 7 benevolent G composed 7:
8 criterion H erase 8: 8 colloquial H stingy 8:
9 unremitting I foster 9: 9 affable I formal 9:


Match Definitions

1 inherent resemblance between persons or things A abash 1:
2 pass through B salutary 2:
3 someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime C apotheosis 3:
4 a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction D implement 4:
5 tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health E affinity 5:
6 model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal F indifferent 6:
7 apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design G malefactor 7:
8 cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious H accolade 8:
9 marked by a lack of interest I permeate 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
5: distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose(8)
6: the quality of being crafty(5)
7: spend thoughtlessly; throw away(8)

1: suitable for cutting or piercing(8)
2: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field(8)
3: cause to lose courage(5)
4: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health(8)
2 3 4


Recent Words Learned: portentous, affinity, felicity, colloquial, panacea, saccharine, relinquish, virtuoso, squander, irrevocable, daunt, tenet, vociferous, infinitesimal, peripatetic, implement, hedonism, guile, sanguine, peruse

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 23: 1:E 2:D 3:C 4:A 5:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 23: 1:C 2:E 3:D 4:B 5:A
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 23: 1:D 2:B 3:E 4:C 5:0
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 23: Across: 4: sanguine, 6: terse, 7: peruse, 8: ironic, 9: panacea Down: 1: chasm, 2: squander, 3: frenetic, 5: myopia


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