Tuesday, June 1, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #13


Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
extrapolate (v) 1: gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating;
qualitative (adj) 1: involving distinctions based on qualities; 2: relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities
categorical (adj) 1: relating to or included in a category or categories 2: not modified or restricted by reservations;
frenetic (adj) 1: excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion;
criterion (n) 1: a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated;
clique (n) 1: an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose;
increment (n) 1: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important;
subordinate (n) 1: an assistant subject to the authority or control of another 2: a word that is more specific than a given word, (v) 1: rank or order as less important or consider of less value; , (adj) 1: lower in rank or importance 2: subject or submissive to authority or the control of another;
purported (adj) 1: commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds;
repercussion (n) 1: a remote or indirect consequence of some action; 2: a movement back from an impact
terse (adj) 1: brief and to the point; effectively cut short;
preeminent (adj) 1: greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement;
hypothetical (n) 1: a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.; , (adj) 1: based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence;
cryptic (adj) 1: of an obscure nature;
incisive (adj) 1: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions;
affable (adj) 1: diffusing warmth and friendliness;
bemused (adj) 1: deeply absorbed in thought;
idiosyncrasy (n) 1: a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual;
blight (n) 1: a state or condition being blighted 2: any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting, (v) 1: cause to suffer a blight;
eccentric (n) 1: a person with an unusual or odd personality 2: a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); , (adj) 1: conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual;
nostalgia (n) 1: longing for something past
pedestrian (n) 1: a person who travels by foot; , (adj) 1: lacking wit or imagination;
illicit (adj) 1: contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention;


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 delude A phrenetic 1: 1 increment A dominant 1:
2 extrapolate B cordial 2: 2 subordinate B scarce 2:
3 categorical C leading 3: 3 bemused C outsider 3:
4 placate D voluminous 4: 4 copious D fauna 4:
5 affable E flat 5: 5 affable E composed 5:
6 frenetic F deceive 6: 6 flora F concentric 6:
7 preeminent G generalize 7: 7 eccentric G tasty 7:
8 hypothetical H lenify 8: 8 clique H decrement 8:
9 copious I hypothetic 9: 9 acrid I dislike 9:


Match Definitions

1 having a secret or hidden meaning A delude 1:
2 greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement B extrapolate 2:
3 grow worse C verisimilitude 3:
4 gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating D preeminent 4:
5 the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true E degenerate 5:
6 an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose F exacting 6:
7 practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about G clique 7:
8 be false to; be dishonest with H cryptic 8:
9 severe and unremitting in making demands I profess 9:


Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
1: diffusing warmth and friendliness(7)
3: having a secret or hidden meaning(7)
6: be false to; be dishonest with(6)
7: severe and unremitting in making demands(8)

1: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction(8)
2: an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose(6)
4: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of(7)
5: pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence(6)


Recent Words Learned: clique, extrapolate, transitory, criterion, profess, flora, affable, nostalgia, preeminent, hypothetical, pedestrian, delude, cryptic, terse, frenetic, exacting, malefactor, portent, copious, increment

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 12: 1:E 2:A 3:D 4:C 5:B
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 12: 1:B 2:E 3:A 4:C 5:D
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 12: 1:B 2:C 3:A 4:D 5:E
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 12: Across: 2: profess, 3: oblivion, 4: cryptic, 8: chasm Down: 1: monarchy, 2: placate, 5: terse, 6: copious, 7: flora


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