Tuesday, May 25, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #54

 

New Words for Today:
Forsake, Address, Rudimentary, Espouse, Covet

 

Forsake (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother forsook her children"

abandon, desolate

reclaim

 

Address (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored 2: the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with 3: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

speech, destination

Verb

1: speak to; "He addressed the crowd outside the window" 2: give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees" 3: put an address on (an envelope)

speak, direct, call

 

Rudimentary (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: being or involving basic facts or principles; "the fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incomatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths"; "underlying principles" 2: being in the earliest stages of development; "rudimentary plans" 3: not fully developed in mature animals; "rudimentary wings"

fundamental, underlying, vestigial

 

Espouse (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She espoused the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals" 2: take in marriage 3: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She espoused Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

adopt, follow, marry, wed, conjoin

leave

 

Covet (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"

wish, long

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 pejorative A dislogistic 1: 1 consecrate A energize 1:
2 espouse B squeeze 2: 2 flagrant B vague 2:
3 coerce C pietistic 3: 3 enervate C plural 3:
4 sanctimonious D conjoin 4: 4 exalt D desecrated 4:
5 willful E wilful 5: 5 singular E sad 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 based on pretense; deceptively pleasing A chasm 1:
2 a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits B theology 2:
3 a deep opening in the earth's surface C specious 3:
4 a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings D extrovert 4:
5 being concerned with the social and physical environment E maxim 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
5: physically strong(6)
6: fuse or cause to grow together(8)
7: slow and apathetic(5)
8: praise, glorify, or honor(5)

Down:
1: wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)(5)
2: reduce the strength or vitality(8)
3: lacking in insight or discernment; - Jasper Griffin(6)
4: pass through(8)
2 3
4
5
6
7
8

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What does Root word "tri" mean?
Root word "trans" comes from Latin, meaning "across, beyond, through". Examples: transcontinental - across the continent; transfer - to move from one place to another; transport - to carry something across a space.

Did you know? - Study of worms is called "helminthology."

 

Recent Words Learned: covet, espouse, rudimentary, address, forsake, connoisseur, abhor, querulous, vacillate, manifest, ethereal, theology, sporadic, dogma, protagonist, flagrant, capricious, tangential, didactic, coalesce

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 53: 1:E 2:C 3:A 4:D 5:A
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 53: 1:D 2:E 3:C 4:B 5:A
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 53: 1:E 2:B 3:A 4:C 5:D
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 53: Across: 1: catholic, 4: robust, 7: daunt, 8: cadence Down: 2: abstruse, 3: incense, 5: myriad, 6: gauche

 

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