Tuesday, May 18, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #48


Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
elusive (adj) 1: difficult to describe;
petulant (adj) 1: easily irritated or annoyed;
provisional (adj) 1: under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon;
perturb (v) 1: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed;
astute (adj) 1: marked by practical hardheaded intelligence;
extrovert (n) 1: (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings, (adj) 1: being concerned with the social and physical environment
credence (n) 1: the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; 2: a kind of sideboard or buffet used to serve bread and wine before consecration.
obtuse (adj) 1: of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees 2: of a leaf shape; rounded at the apex 3: lacking in insight or discernment; - Jasper Griffin
catholic (n) 1: a member of a Catholic church, (adj) 1: of or relating to or supporting Catholicism;
terse (adj) 1: brief and to the point; effectively cut short;
static (n) 1: a crackling or hissing noise cause by electrical interference 2: angry criticism; , (adj) 1: not active or moving;
indulgent (adj) 1: characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ;
gauche (adj) 1: lacking social polish;
soporific (n) 1: a drug that induces sleep, (adj) 1: sleep inducing 2: inducing mental lethargy;
chagrin (n) 1: strong feelings of embarrassment; , (v) 1: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of;
steadfast (adj) 1: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable;
reprisal (n) 1: a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime
virtuoso (n) 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field 2: a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry, (adj) 1: having or revealing supreme mastery or skill;
exalt (v) 1: praise, glorify, or honor;
equanimity (n) 1: steadiness of mind under stress;
amorphous (adj) 1: having no definite form or distinct shape;
affable (adj) 1: diffusing warmth and friendliness;
mellifluous (adj) 1: pleasing to the ear;
impetuous (adj) 1: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation;
tenet (n) 1: a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 impetuous A axiom 1: 1 amicable A necessary 1:
2 malinger B derange 2: 2 robust B stingy 2:
3 soporific C tearaway 3: 3 docile C static 3:
4 maxim D skulk 4: 4 singular D introvert 4:
5 exacting E unchanging 5: 5 benevolent E plural 5:
6 perturb F hypnotic 6: 6 consecrate F frail 6:
7 inert G fastidious 7: 7 pervade G desecrate 7:
8 static H indifferent 8: 8 gratuitous H hostile 8:
9 astute I shrewd 9: 9 extrovert I stubborn 9:


Match Definitions

1 dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure A dissolution 1:
2 morally degraded B petulant 2:
3 commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds C willful 3:
4 hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists D abortive 4:
5 failing to accomplish an intended result E harbinger 5:
6 habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition F panacea 6:
7 confidently optimistic and cheerful G purported 7:
8 an indication of the approach of something or someone H sordid 8:
9 easily irritated or annoyed I sanguine 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
5: plausible but false(8)
6: be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind(7)
7: express criticism towards(8)
8: a large indefinite number(6)

1: the close of a musical section(7)
2: brief and to the point; effectively cut short(5)
3: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge(8)
4: unusual or striking(8)


Recent Words Learned: congregate, harbinger, robust, myriad, elusive, pejorative, provisional, amenable, consecrate, equanimity, acquiesce, supercilious, deprecate, incense, genteel, docile, bequest, bastion, patent, impetuous

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 47: 1:D 2:E 3:A 4:B 5:C
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 47: 1:E 2:A 3:C 4:B 5:D
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 47: 1:C 2:D 3:A 4:B 5:E
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 47: Across: 1: myriad, 6: rebuke, 7: obtuse, 8: amenable, 9: kinetic Down: 2: robust, 3: piscine, 4: petulant, 5: singular


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