Wednesday, May 12, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #43

 

New Words for Today:
Indiscrete, Impetuous, Patent, Bastion, Bequest

 

Indiscrete (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: not divided or divisible into parts; "layers that were fused into an indiscrete mass"

 

Impetuous (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic) 2: marked by violent force; "impetuous heaving waves"

hotheaded, impulsive, madcap, tearaway

 

Patent (Noun, Verb, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention 2: an official document granting a right or privilege

Verb

1: obtain a patent for; "Should I patent this invention?" 2: grant rights to; grant a patent for 3: make open to sight or notice; "His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him"

Adjective

1: (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; "patent ductus arteriosus" 2: clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"

apparent, evident, manifest, plain

 

Bastion (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a group that defends a principle; "a bastion against corruption"; "the last bastion of communism" 2: a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle 3: projecting part of a rampart or other fortification

citadel

 

Bequest (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: (law) a gift of personal property by will

legacy

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 extrovert A concede 1: 1 enervate A dull 1:
2 profess B madcap 2: 2 exalt B belittle 2:
3 coerce C pressure 3: 3 eccentric C formed 3:
4 impetuous D extravert 4: 4 amorphous D strengthen 4:
5 indulgent E soft 5: 5 incisive E concentric 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 ensure observance of laws and rules A mitigate 1:
2 plausible but false B kinetic 2:
3 characterized by motion C implement 3:
4 a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual D idiosyncrasy 4:
5 lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of E specious 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
5: praise, glorify, or honor(5)
6: a sign of something about to happen(7)
7: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge(8)
8: spread or diffuse through(7)

Down:
1: take the place of(5)
2: marked by active interest and enthusiasm(7)
3: avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill(8)
4: sorrowful through loss or deprivation(8)
4
5
6
7
8

 

Engligh Language Trivia

"I am par excellence; or may be below excellence - something like that!"
"Par excellence" is a French phrase used in English meaning "the best at something. Look at following sentence(s): It was clear from the beginning that Sachin Tendulkar was a batsman par excellence.

Did you know? - Study of formation of the earth is called "geogony."

 

Recent Words Learned: bequest, bastion, patent, impetuous, indiscrete, indulgent, cadence, abject, petulant, enervate, maxim, reclusive, abstruse, gesticulate, animosity, dissolution, disfranchise, malinger, maudlin, astute

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 42: 1:C 2:E 3:D 4:A 5:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 42: 1:A 2:D 3:E 4:C 5:B
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 42: 1:B 2:D 3:E 4:C 5:A
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 42: Across: 4: enervate, 5: piscine, 8: heresy Down: 1: incisive, 2: felicity, 3: zealous, 6: ironic, 7: efface

 

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