Saturday, May 15, 2021

Middle School Vocabulary - Worksheet #17


Proverbs are short statements of wisdom or advice.
Proverb Meaning
Distance makes the heart grow fonder When you are separated from the person you love, your feelings are even stronger
The road to hell is paved with good intentions It is not enough to intend to do something, you must actually do it
Chain is no stronger than its weakest link The strength of a group depends on each individual member
When the cat's away, the mice play People sometimes misbehave when the person in authority, is absent
Idle brain is the devil's workshop When you are busy working you avoid temptation
There is a trick in every trade There is an established way of doing things
Revenge is sweet There is satisfaction in returning an injury
Loaded wagon makes no noise Really wealthy people do not talk about money
Let bygones be bygones Let's forgive and forget past quarrels
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree Children resemble their parents


Study, study - all study related..
Word Meaning
gynaecology study of women�s physiology
ufology study of alien spacecraft
hoplology the study of weapons
psychophysics study of link between mental and physical processes
dialectology study of dialects
arthrology study of joints
geoponics study of agriculture


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 succinct A twilight 1: 1 arid A diligent 1:
2 dusky B protest 2: 2 superior B inferior 2:
3 encroach C infract 3: 3 negligent C calm 3:
4 edict D compendious 4: 4 concern D aloof 4:
5 bankrupt E tiptop 5: 5 convict E calm 5:
6 summit F order 6: 6 distraught F fertile 6:
7 dreadful G break 7: 7 dissent G acquit 7:
8 dissent H impinge 8: 8 agitate H agree 8:
9 breach I dire 9: 9 assimilate I dissimilate 9:


Match Definitions

1 be the end of; be the last or concluding part of A neglect 1:
2 lack of attention and due care B negligent 2:
3 avoiding waste C terminate 3:
4 a span of 1000 years D millennium 4:
5 be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place E haunt 5:
6 the decisive moment in a novel or play F economical 6:
7 characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern G convict 7:
8 a person who has been convicted of a criminal offence H summit 8:
9 the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development I climax 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
2: issue a decree(6)
3: an accident that causes someone to die(8)
8: exonerate by means of an alibi(5)
9: uppercase(7)

1: briefly giving the gist of something(8)
2: causing dejection(6)
4: a particular environment or walk of life(5)
5: of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic(8)
6: a formal or authoritative proclamation(5)
7: a frequently visited place(5)
3 4 5


Recent Words Learned: encroach, succinct, dismal, chaotic, decree, concern, arid, haunt, alibi, casualty, batter, crutch, summit, accommodate, electrify, millennium, dreadful, edict, banter, dissent

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 16: 1:D 2:A 3:C 4:E 5:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 16: 1:C 2:E 3:A 4:B 5:D
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 16: 1:C 2:B 3:A 4:E 5:D
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 16: Across: 2: crutch, 3: dreadful, 6: agitate, 7: neglect Down: 1: tropical, 2: capital, 3: decree, 4: alibi, 5: chaotic


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