Thursday, June 10, 2021

SAT, ACT, GRE Vocabulary - Worksheet #21

 

New Words for Today:
Implement, Peripatetic, Infinitesimal, Vociferous, Tenet

 

Implement (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end; "The farmer plans to buy a new set of farm implements next year"

equipment, tools

Verb

1: apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design; "implement a procedure" 2: ensure observance of laws and rules; "implement the rules to everyone" 3: pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he implement the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

enforce, apply

 

Peripatetic (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a person who walks from place to place 2: a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism

Adjective

1: of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy; "Aristotelean logic" 2: traveling especially on foot; "peripatetic country preachers"; "a poor wayfaring stranger"

Aristotelic, wayfaring

 

Infinitesimal (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit

Adjective

1: infinitely or immeasurably small; "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"

minute, microscopic

 

Vociferous (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"

blatant, clamant

 

Tenet (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

dogma

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 purported A reputed 1: 1 copious A stingy 1:
2 indignant B palliate 2: 2 flora B fauna 2:
3 mitigate C umbrageous 3: 3 benevolent C cold 3:
4 incisive D acute 4: 4 myopia D little 4:
5 peripatetic E wayfaring 5: 5 affable E hyperopia 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing A unremitting 1:
2 lasting a very short time B hiatus 2:
3 longing for something past C peruse 3:
4 a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript) D transitory 4:
5 examine or consider with attention and in detail E nostalgia 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
1: a blood-red color(8)
4: a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)(6)
7: lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of(8)
8: (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred(6)

Down:
2: suitable for cutting or piercing(8)
3: requiring precise accuracy(8)
5: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health(8)
6: of or belonging to the family Equidae(6)
4 5
6
7
8

 

Engligh Language Trivia

"I am a de facto king of vocabulary - seriously !"
"De facto" is an Italian phrase very commonly used in English. It means "in reality or actually". Example: While the President may be the Head of the State, the de facto head in India is the Prime Minister."

Did you know? - Study of tree rings is called "dendrochronology."

 

Recent Words Learned: tenet, vociferous, infinitesimal, peripatetic, implement, hedonism, guile, sanguine, peruse, misappropriate, salutary, hiatus, indifferent, myopia, ironic, allocate, benevolent, permeate, fecund, curtail

Answer to Synonyms Matching in worksheet 20: 1:E 2:F 3:H 4:G 5:C 6:B 7:A 8:I 9:D
Answer to Antonyms Matching in worksheet 20: 1:F 2:I 3:E 4:H 5:C 6:B 7:A 8:D 9:G
Answer to Definitions Matching in worksheet 20: 1:I 2:D 3:B 4:G 5:A 6:F 7:C 8:0 9:H
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 20: Across: 1: hiatus, 3: flora, 4: beget, 7: portent, 8: rebuke Down: 2: salutary, 5: equine, 6: delude, 7: peruse

 

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