Monday, May 24, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #53

 

New Words for Today:
Manifest, Vacillate, Querulous, Abhor, Connoisseur

 

Manifest (Noun, Verb, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane

Verb

1: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness" 2: record in a ship's manifest; "each passenger must be manifested" 3: reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"

attest, certify, demonstrate, evidence

Adjective

1: 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, patent, plain

 

Vacillate (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement" 2: move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated"

hover, vibrate, oscillate, fluctuate

 

Querulous (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: habitually complaining; "a whining child"

fretful

 

Abhor (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

loathe

 

Connoisseur (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts; "He is the world renown connoisseur of antique china"

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 amicable A incensed 1: 1 obtuse A disbelief 1:
2 abhor B cense 2: 2 amorphous B desecrate 2:
3 incense C loathe 3: 3 singular C plural 3:
4 genteel D civilized 4: 4 consecrate D acute 4:
5 indignant E friendly 5: 5 credence E structured 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 to work at or to absurd length A usurp 1:
2 difficult to describe B elusive 2:
3 cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of C belabor 3:
4 uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing D chagrin 4:
5 take the place of E unremitting 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
1: of or relating to or supporting Catholicism(8)
4: physically strong(6)
7: cause to lose courage(5)
8: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse(7)

Down:
2: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge(8)
3: perfume especially with a censer(7)
5: the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand(6)
6: lacking social polish(6)
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5
6 7
8

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What does Root word "derm/a" mean?
Root word "derm/a" comes from Greek, meaning skin. Examples: "dermatologist - a doctor for the skin; pachyderm - a class of animals with very thick skin (elephant, rhinoceros); dermatitis - inflammation of the skin" mean?

Did you know? - A nanosecond is one billionth of a second.

 

Recent Words Learned: connoisseur, abhor, querulous, vacillate, manifest, ethereal, theology, sporadic, dogma, protagonist, flagrant, capricious, tangential, didactic, coalesce, arcane, insidious, acerbic, parochial, pertinent

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 52: 1:G 2:A 3:F 4:D 5:I 6:C 7:E 8:H 9:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 52: 1:D 2:H 3:G 4:B 5:F 6:A 7:I 8:E 9:C
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 52: 1:0 2:G 3:C 4:0 5:H 6:B 7:D 8:F 9:E
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 52: Across: 3: abortive, 6: coerce, 7: credence Down: 1: flagrant, 2: sporadic, 4: enervate, 5: genre

 

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