Wednesday, May 26, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #55

 

Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
congregate (v) 1: come together, usually for a purpose; , (adj) 1: brought together into a group or crowd;
belabor (v) 1: to work at or to absurd length; 3: beat soundly
irrevocable (adj) 1: incapable of being retracted or revoked; - Shakespeare
piscine (adj) 1: of or relating to fish
acerbic (adj) 1: sour or bitter in taste 2: harsh or corrosive in tone;
tangential (adj) 1: of superficial relevance if any;
covet (v) 1: wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person);
salutary (adj) 1: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health;
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
indulgent (adj) 1: characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ;
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
insinuate (v) 1: give to understand;
espouse (v) 1: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans;
amenable (adj) 1: disposed or willing to comply;
provisional (adj) 1: under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon;
myriad (n) 1: a large indefinite number; 2: the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand, (adj) 1: too numerous to be counted;
sporadic (adj) 1: recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances;
abject (adj) 1: of the most contemptible kind;
manifest (n) 1: a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane, (v) 1: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; , (adj) 1: clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment;
reclusive (adj) 1: withdrawn from society; seeking solitude;
squander (v) 1: spend thoughtlessly; throw away;
dogma (n) 1: a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof;
infinitesimal (n) 1: (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit, (adj) 1: infinitely or immeasurably small;
specious (adj) 1: plausible but false;

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 deprecate A accede 1: 1 enervate A stubborn 1:
2 equivocate B palter 2: 2 consecrate B horrible 2:
3 acquiesce C shrewd 3: 3 exalt C belittle 3:
4 astute D charitable 4: 4 mellifluous D continual 4:
5 fortuitous E vilipend 5: 5 flagrant E frail 5:
6 disdain F contempt 6: 6 robust F energize 6:
7 squander G generalize 7: 7 amicable G desecrated 7:
8 benevolent H causeless 8: 8 sporadic H vague 8:
9 extrapolate I waste 9: 9 docile I hostile 9:

 

Match Definitions

1 plausible but false A specious 1:
2 (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred B credence 2:
3 being in the earliest stages of development C myopia 3:
4 conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry D vociferous 4:
5 a person who backs a politician or a team etc. E protagonist 5:
6 of the most contemptible kind F robust 6:
7 strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity G abject 7:
8 a kind of sideboard or buffet used to serve bread and wine before consecration. H rudimentary 8:
9 lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike I disdain 9:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 Across:
5: fuse or cause to grow together(8)
6: record in a ship's manifest(8)
7: brief and to the point; effectively cut short(5)
8: most unfortunate or miserable(6)

Down:
1: lacking social polish(6)
2: open to being acted upon in a certain way(8)
3: cause to vibrate in a definite pattern(8)
4: a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits(5)
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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 54: 1:A 2:D 3:B 4:C 5:E
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 54: 1:D 2:B 3:A 4:E 5:C
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 54: 1:C 2:D 3:A 4:E 5:B
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 54: Across: 5: robust, 6: coalesce, 7: inert, 8: exalt Down: 1: covet, 2: enervate, 3: obtuse, 4: permeate

 

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