Saturday, May 29, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #58

 

New Words for Today:
Alloy, Revere, Imply, Martyr, Debilitate

 

Alloy (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper" 2: the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something

metal, admixture

Verb

1: lower in value by increasing the base-metal content 2: make an alloy of

debase

 

Revere (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818) 2: a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side

revers

Verb

1: love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles" 2: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"

idolize, idolise, worship, fear

 

Imply (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: express or state indirectly 2: suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic 3: have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage implies that we have to stop taking long showers"

connote, entail, mean

 

Martyr (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: one who suffers for the sake of principle 2: one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

sufferer

Verb

1: kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred" 2: torture and torment like a martyr

 

Debilitate (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"

enfeeble

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 relinquish A surrender 1: 1 amicable A frail 1:
2 parochial B waste 2: 2 flagrant B compliment 2:
3 misapprehension C mistake 3: 3 chagrin C vague 3:
4 enervate D faze 4: 4 robust D hostile 4:
5 squander E insular 5: 5 consecrate E desecrate 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 a large indefinite number A myriad 1:
2 of heaven or the spirit B contiguous 2:
3 give a guarantee or promise of C ethereal 3:
4 leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch D forsake 4:
5 connecting without a break; within a common boundary E stipulate 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
5: mix together different elements(8)
6: suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic(5)
7: grant rights to; grant a patent for(6)
8: of a leaf shape; rounded at the apex(6)

Down:
1: take in marriage(7)
2: a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion(6)
3: intellectually productive(6)
4: spread or diffuse through(8)
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4
5
6
7
8

 

Engligh Language Trivia

hit the nail on the head
When you hit the nail on the head, you are absolutely right about something or have guessed the exact nature of a problem or situation. "You hit the nail on the head when you said Mark had money problems. He's lost his job"

Did you know? - Study of alloying and treating metals is called "metallurgy."

 

Recent Words Learned: debilitate, martyr, imply, revere, alloy, ostentatious, gregarious, epitome, consensus, stipulate, exonerate, despondent, dissonant, circumvent, deference, ignominy, covet, espouse, rudimentary, address

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 57: 1:A 2:C 3:B 4:D 5:E
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 57: 1:B 2:A 3:C 4:D 5:E
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 57: 1:B 2:A 3:D 4:C 5:E
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 57: Across: 1: maudlin, 2: maxim, 6: abject, 7: reprisal Down: 1: malinger, 3: ideology, 4: patent, 5: coerce

 

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