Thursday, May 20, 2021

Elementary Vocabulary - Worksheet #7

 

New Words for Today:
Timid, Ancient, Chamber, Rural

 

Timid (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

cautious

brave

Adjective

1: showing fear and lack of confidence 2: lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man" 3: lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"

diffident, shy, unsure, faint

bold

 

Ancient (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a very old person; "That 90-year-old man is already considered an ancient" 2: a person who lived in ancient times

old, vintage

new, young

Adjective

1: belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire; "ancient history"; "ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians"; "ancient Greece" 2: very old; "an ancient mariner"

antiques

new, young, fresh, future

 

Chamber (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a natural or artificial enclosed space 2: an enclosed volume in the body; "the chambers of his heart were healthy" 3: a room where a judge transacts business; "The judge called both attorneys to his chamber"

bedroom

Verb

1: place in a chamber; "The farmer decided to chamber the strange travellers in his barn"

 

Rural (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural" 2: relating to rural areas; "rural electrification"; "rural free delivery (RFD)"

remote

urban

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 chamber A bedroom 1: 1 ancient A urban 1:
2 blunder B remote 2: 2 rural B fact 2:
3 timid C faint 3: 3 Noble C brave 3:
4 Noble D imposing 4: 4 opinion D new 4:
5 rural E fumble 5: 5 timid E lowborn 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 impressive in appearance A ancient 1:
2 a very old person B cradle 2:
3 hold or place in or as if in a cradle C timid 3:
4 able to be seen D visual 4:
5 lacking conviction or boldness or courage E Noble 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
1: get tired of something or somebody(7)
2: bring up from infancy(6)
6: a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty(7)
7: relating to rural areas(5)

Down:
1: a deliberately false or improbable account(7)
3: a person who lived in ancient times(7)
4: give qualities or abilities to(6)
5: a state in which you want to learn more about something(6)
2 3
4 5
6
7

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What is a "Suffix"?
A suffix is a letter or a group of letters attached to the end of a word to form a new word or to alter the grammatical function of the original word. For example, the verb read can be made into the noun "reader" by adding the suffix -er; read can be made the adjective "readable" by adding the suffix -able.

Did you know? - Study of shells is called "conchology."

 

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

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 6: 1:G 2:C 3:H 4:D 5:E 6:F 7:B 8:A 9:I
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 6: 1:B 2:A 3:D 4:E 5:F 6:C
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 6: 1:D 2:B 3:H 4:F 5:I 6:G 7:E 8:C 9:A
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 6: Across: 2: pledge, 4: distant, 8: ally, 9: opinion Down: 1: fiction, 3: endanger, 5: Noble, 6: invest, 7: visual

 

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