Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Middle School Vocabulary - Worksheet #20


Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
chaotic (adj) 1: lacking a visible order or organization 2: completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing 3: of or relating to a sensitive dependence on initial conditions
watchful (adj) 1: carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger;
bankrupt (n) 1: someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts, (v) 1: reduce to bankruptcy; , (adj) 1: financially ruined;
accommodate (v) 1: be agreeable or acceptable to;
summit (n) 1: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; 3: a meeting of heads of governments, (v) 1: reach the summit of a mountain;
negligent (adj) 1: characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern;
council (n) 1: a body serving in an administrative capacity;
arid (adj) 1: lacking sufficient water or rainfall;
dreadful (adj) 1: causing fear or dread or terror; 3: very unpleasant
crutch (n) 1: a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking 2: anything that serves as an expedient;
banter (n) 1: light teasing repartee, (v) 1: be silly or tease one another;
dusky (adj) 1: lighted by or as if by twilight;
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
dissolve (n) 1: (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out, (v) 1: cause to go into a solution;
encroach (v) 1: advance beyond the usual limit 2: impinge or infringe upon;
ashore (adv) 1: towards the shore from the water;
concern (n) 1: something that interests you because it is important or affects you; , (v) 1: have to do with or be relevant to;
surveillance (n) 1: close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
batter (n) 1: (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting 2: a flour mixture thin enough to pour or drop from a spoon, (v) 1: strike against forcefully;
climax (n) 1: the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding; 3: the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse, (v) 1: end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage;
articulate (v) 1: provide with a joint; , (adj) 1: expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; 2: consisting of segments held together by joints


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 millennium A hold 1: 1 concern A calm 1:
2 expanse B compact 2: 2 assimilate B antonymous 2:
3 dissolve C twilight 3: 3 agitate C vibrant 3:
4 dusky D area 4: 4 negligent D acquit 4:
5 govern E thaw 5: 5 superior E approve 5:
6 accommodate F clobber 6: 6 dissent F aloof 6:
7 succinct G millenary 7: 7 convict G diligent 7:
8 batter H alien 8: 8 arid H dissimilate 8:
9 exotic I regularise 9: 9 synonymous I inferior 9:


Match Definitions

1 the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development A recess 1:
2 exercise authority over; as of nations B summit 2:
3 the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it) C capital 3:
4 impinge or infringe upon D millennium 4:
5 (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting E encroach 5:
6 be silly or tease one another F banter 6:
7 a particular environment or walk of life G arena 7:
8 of primary important H batter 8:
9 a state of abeyance or suspended business I govern 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
1: (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting(6)
2: a meeting of heads of governments(6)
5: of or relating to a sensitive dependence on initial conditions(7)
6: strikingly strange or unusual(6)
7: a particular environment or walk of life(5)
8: decide with authority(6)

1: a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves(6)
3: impinge or infringe upon(8)
4: causing dejection(6)
5: an anxious feeling(7)
2 3


Recent Words Learned: watchful, articulate, mere, govern, recess, exotic, ashore, dissolve, factor, encroach, succinct, dismal, chaotic, decree, concern, arid, haunt, alibi, casualty, batter

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 19: 1:B 2:E 3:C 4:D 5:A
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 19: 1:A 2:B 3:D 4:C 5:E
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 19: 1:D 2:B 3:A 4:E 5:0
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 19: Across: 1: exotic, 4: edict, 8: journal, 10: haunt Down: 2: casualty, 3: encroach, 5: devour, 6: summit, 7: arid, 9: alibi


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