Thursday, May 6, 2021

Elementary Vocabulary - Worksheet #5

 

New Words for Today:
Pledge, Noble, Compassion, Blunder

 

Pledge (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a deposit of personal property as security for a debt; "his saxophone was in pledge" 2: someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group 3: a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

toast, assurance

Verb

1: promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that I will honor my wife" 2: pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals; "I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station" 3: propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"

plight, subscribe, toast, drink, salute

 

Noble (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a titled peer of the realm

Lord

Adjective

1: impressive in appearance; "a noble mansion"; "a noble residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns" 2: of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth" 3: having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"

baronial, imposing, stately

lowborn

 

Compassion (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering; "have a compassion for the quake victims" 2: the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it; "His deep compassion for the AIDS patients made him contribute half of his estate to the centre"

pity

 

Blunder (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: an embarrassing mistake

blooper

Verb

1: commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake; "I blundered during the job interview" 2: make one's way clumsily or blindly; "He fumbled towards the door" 3: utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He blundered his stupid ideas"

sin, boob, goof, fumble

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 opinion A renounce 1: 1 opinion A lowborn 1:
2 vacate B question 2: 2 Noble B fact 2:
3 wonder C jeopardize 3: 3 wonder C aloof 3:
4 blunder D judgment 4: 4 distant D end 4:
5 endanger E sin 5: 5 initial E close 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 something that causes feelings of wonder A initial 1:
2 pose a threat to; present a danger to B wonder 2:
3 a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering C endanger 3:
4 mark with one's initials D compassion 4:
5 leave behind empty; move out of E vacate 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
5: a deliberately false or improbable account(7)
7: become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage(4)
8: get tired of something or somebody(7)
9: make one's way clumsily or blindly(7)

Down:
1: far apart in relevance or relationship(7)
2: leave behind empty; move out of(6)
3: pose a threat to; present a danger to(8)
4: having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character(5)
6: mark with one's initials(7)
2
3 4
5 6
7
8
9

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What is a "Prefix"?
A prefix is a letter or a group of letters attached to the beginning of a word that partly indicates its meaning. For example, the word prefix itself begins with a prefix--pre-, which generally means "before".

Did you know? - There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. However, about 2,000 of those languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers. The most widely spoken language in the world is Mandarin Chinese. There are 885,000,000 people in China that speak that language.

 

Recent Words Learned: blunder, compassion, Noble, pledge, opinion, vacate, wonder, fortunate, endanger, cradle, initial, distant, visual, invest, fiction, fatigue, ally

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 4: 1:A 2:E 3:C 4:B 5:D
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 4: 1:A 2:D 3:C 4:E 5:B
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 4: 1:B 2:D 3:C 4:A 5:E
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 4: Across: 5: opinion, 6: fatigue, 8: ally, 9: cradle Down: 1: wonder, 2: endanger, 3: distant, 4: invest, 7: initial

 

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