Saturday, May 1, 2021

Middle School Vocabulary - Worksheet #13


Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
dreadful (adj) 1: causing fear or dread or terror; 3: very unpleasant
bankrupt (n) 1: someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts, (v) 1: reduce to bankruptcy; , (adj) 1: financially ruined;
electrify (v) 1: excite suddenly and intensely;
capital (n) 1: assets available for use in the production of further assets 2: wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value 3: a seat of government, (adj) 1: first-rate;
millennium (n) 1: a span of 1000 years 2: (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness 3: the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
banter (n) 1: light teasing repartee, (v) 1: be silly or tease one another;
dissent (n) 1: (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; 3: the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent, (v) 1: withhold assent;
terminate (v) 1: bring to an end or halt;
ambitious (adj) 1: having a strong desire for success or achievement 2: requiring full use of your abilities or resources;
neglect (n) 1: lack of attention and due care 2: the state of something that has been unused and neglected; 3: willful lack of care and attention, (v) 1: leave undone or leave out;
council (n) 1: a body serving in an administrative capacity;
inventory (n) 1: a detailed list of all the items in stock 2: the merchandise that a shop has on hand; 3: (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods, (v) 1: make or include in an itemized record or report;
accommodate (v) 1: be agreeable or acceptable to;
edict (n) 1: a formal or authoritative proclamation;
proficient (adj) 1: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
expanse (n) 1: a wide scope; 3: a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
journal (n) 1: a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations 2: a periodical dedicated to a particular subject; 3: a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
dusky (adj) 1: lighted by or as if by twilight;
arena (n) 1: a particular environment or walk of life; 2: the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand 3: a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 bankrupt A fit 1: 1 agitate A antonymous 1:
2 electrify B break 2: 2 distraught B diligent 2:
3 neglect C millenary 3: 3 negligent C inferior 3:
4 dreadful D order 4: 4 dissent D calm 4:
5 millennium E awful 5: 5 superior E agree 5:
6 accommodate F protest 6: 6 synonymous F dissimilate 6:
7 edict G wire 7: 7 assimilate G calm 7:
8 expanse H overlook 8: 8 convict H acquit 8:
9 dissent I sweep 9: 9 I 9:


Match Definitions

1 take up mentally A breach 1:
2 a formal or authoritative proclamation B edict 2:
3 a meeting of people for consultation C arena 3:
4 the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary D proficient 4:
5 having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude E banter 5:
6 light teasing repartee F expanse 6:
7 make an opening or gap in G dumbfound 7:
8 a particular environment or walk of life H assimilate 8:
9 be a mystery or bewildering to I council 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
1: naturally having skin of a dark color(5)
3: very unpleasant(8)
4: fail to do something; leave something undone(7)
6: light teasing repartee(6)
7: a formal or authoritative proclamation(5)

2: of or characteristic of high rank or importance(8)
3: bring disorder to(8)
5: find or declare guilty(7)
6: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)(6)
4 5


Recent Words Learned: accommodate, electrify, millennium, dreadful, edict, banter, dissent, capital, journal, despicable, council, dusky, negligent, convict, expanse, economical, breach, bankrupt, arena, climax

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 12: 1:D 2:B 3:A 4:C 5:E
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 12: 1:E 2:B 3:D 4:A 5:C
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 12: 1:E 2:C 3:0 4:D 5:B
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 12: Across: 2: council, 3: disarray, 7: agitate, 8: devour Down: 1: dissent, 2: capital, 3: dreadful, 4: edict, 5: breach, 6: banter


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