Saturday, February 20, 2021

Middle School Vocabulary - Worksheet #6

 

Review of some of the past words
Word Meaning
assimilate (v) 1: take up mentally;
pretend (n) 1: the enactment of a pretense; , (v) 1: make believe with the intent to deceive; , (adj) 1: imagined as in a play;
distraught (adj) 1: deeply agitated especially from emotion;
ambitious (adj) 1: having a strong desire for success or achievement 2: requiring full use of your abilities or resources;
devour (v) 1: destroy completely;
synonymous (adj) 1: (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
terminate (v) 1: bring to an end or halt;
inventory (n) 1: a detailed list of all the items in stock 2: the merchandise that a shop has on hand; 3: (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods, (v) 1: make or include in an itemized record or report;
buffet (n) 1: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers 2: a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves 3: usually inexpensive bar, (v) 1: strike against forcefully;
proficient (adj) 1: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
surveillance (n) 1: close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
accumulate (v) 1: get or gather together;
tropical (adj) 1: relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); 3: characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense
agitate (v) 1: try to stir up public opinion 2: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused;
superior (n) 1: one of greater rank or station or quality 2: the head of a religious community 3: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals, (adj) 1: of high or superior quality or performance;
dumbfound (v) 1: be a mystery or bewildering to;
neglect (n) 1: lack of attention and due care 2: the state of something that has been unused and neglected; 3: willful lack of care and attention, (v) 1: leave undone or leave out;
scorn (n) 1: lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; 2: open disrespect for a person or thing, (v) 1: look down on with disdain;
territory (n) 1: a region marked off for administrative or other purposes 2: an area of knowledge or interest;

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

*** Write answers in the comment box ***

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 territory A dominion 1: 1 distraught A calm 1:
2 proficient B disregard 2: 2 superior B calm 2:
3 terminate C ranking 3: 3 assimilate C dissimilate 3:
4 pretend D expert 4: 4 agitate D antonymous 4:
5 assimilate E compile 5: 5 synonymous E inferior 5:
6 superior F consume 6: 6 F 6:
7 devour G stock-take 7: 7 G 7:
8 agitate H sham 8: 8 H 8:
9 inventory I imbibe 9: 9 I 9:
10 ambitious J batter 10: 10 J 10:
11 dumbfound K excite 11: 11 K 11:
12 buffet L stop 12: 12 L 12:
13 accumulate M contempt 13: 13 M 13:
14 scorn N perplex 14: 14 N 14:
15 neglect O challenging 15: 15 O 15:

 

Match Definitions

1 bring to an end or halt A terminate 1:
2 deeply agitated especially from emotion B buffet 2:
3 be a mystery or bewildering to C dumbfound 3:
4 (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same D agitate 4:
5 try to stir up public opinion E devour 5:
6 leave undone or leave out F surveillance 6:
7 of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic G synonymous 7:
8 the enactment of a pretense H pretend 8:
9 become similar to one's environment I proficient 9:
10 one of greater rank or station or quality J distraught 10:
11 destroy completely K superior 11:
12 strike, beat repeatedly L tropical 12:
13 having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude M assimilate 13:
14 having a strong desire for success or achievement N neglect 14:
15 close observation of a person or group (usually by the police) O ambitious 15:

 

Recent Words Learned: distraught, terminate, devour, agitate, ambitious, synonymous, buffet, proficient, assimilate, pretend, surveillance, inventory, superior, neglect, accumulate, scorn, territory, dumbfound, tropical
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 5: Across: 2: superior, 4: scorn, 6: agitate, 7: buffet Down: 1: tropical, 3: pretend, 5: neglect

 

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