Monday, April 26, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #29

 

New Words for Today:
Extrovert, Ideology, Singular, Deride, Indigenous

 

Extrovert (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

extravert

introvert

Adjective

1: being concerned with the social and physical environment

extravert

 

Ideology (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation; "The group has caused controversy over its ideology" 2: imaginary or visionary theorization

doctrine, philosophy

 

Singular (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton

plural

Adjective

1: unusual or striking; "a remarkable sight"; "such poise is singular in one so young" 2: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior" 3: being a single and separate person or thing; "can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?"; "every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind"-William James

remarkable, curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy

plural

 

Deride (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: treat or speak of with contempt; "He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"

 

Indigenous (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"

endemic

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 kinetic A energizing 1: 1 copious A needed 1:
2 extrovert B extravert 2: 2 irrevocable B revocable 2:
3 frenetic C frantic 3: 3 subordinate C plural 3:
4 allocate D apportion 4: 4 singular D dominant 4:
5 vociferous E clamant 5: 5 gratuitous E scarce 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 resembling a horse A myopia 1:
2 a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof B tenet 2:
3 (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred C fecund 3:
4 an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority D equine 4:
5 capable of producing offspring or vegetation E monarchy 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
1: confess one's faith in, or allegiance to(7)
4: cause to vibrate in a definite pattern(8)
8: (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia(7)
9: beat soundly(7)

Down:
2: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected(8)
3: the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle(8)
5: of an obscure nature(7)
6: of or relating to fish(7)
7: cause to lose courage(5)
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5 6
7
8
9

 

Engligh Language Trivia

Madonna is a prima donna - what are you saying?!!
"Prima Donna" is a Italian phrase meaning "temperamental entertainer". Be on your best behavior around her; she's known to be quite the prima donna.

Did you know? - Glassy materials; glassware; study of glassware is called "vitrics."

 

Recent Words Learned: indigenous, deride, singular, ideology, extrovert, sanctimonious, polarize, heterogeneous, belabor, piscine, amorphous, willful, culinary, contiguous, kinetic, assuage, expedite, pervade, pious, disdain

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 28: 1:E 2:B 3:C 4:D 5:A
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 28: 1:E 2:D 3:B 4:A 5:C
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 28: 1:E 2:B 3:A 4:D 5:C
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 28: Across: 5: ironic, 6: pervade, 7: exacting Down: 1: oblivion, 2: cryptic, 3: tenet, 4: profess

 

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