Thursday, March 25, 2021

Elementary Vocabulary - Worksheet #8

 

New Words for Today:
Advantage, Carefree, Cautious, Sleigh, Stamina

 

Advantage (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me" 2: (tennis) first point scored after deuce 3: benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"

vantage, reward

drawback

Verb

1: give an advantage to; "This system advantages the rich"

benefit

 

Carefree (Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Adjective

1: free of trouble and worry and care; "the carefree joys of childhood"; "carefree millionaires, untroubled financially" 2: cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth"

unworried, slaphappy

 

Cautious (Noun, Adjective)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

timid

Adjective

1: showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver" 2: avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate" 3: cautious in attitude and careful in actions; prudent; "a cautious answer"; "very cautious about believing everything she was told"

 

Sleigh (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow

sled, sledge

Verb

1: ride (on) a sled

sled

 

Stamina (Noun)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: enduring strength and energy

toughness

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 wonder A remote 1: 1 opinion A fresh 1:
2 sleigh B antiques 2: 2 ancient B fact 2:
3 rural C timid 3: 3 Noble C lowborn 3:
4 cautious D sled 4: 4 wonder D aloof 4:
5 ancient E curiosity 5: 5 advantage E drawback 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 give an advantage to A cautious 1:
2 relating to rural areas B rural 2:
3 ride (on) a sled C compassion 3:
4 a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering D advantage 4:
5 avoiding excess E sleigh 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
1: something that causes feelings of wonder(6)
4: mark with one's initials(7)
5: enduring strength and energy(7)
8: annul by recalling or rescinding(6)

Down:
2: separated in space(7)
3: pose a threat to; present a danger to(8)
5: ride (on) a sled(6)
6: a person who lived in ancient times(7)
7: having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character(5)
4
5 6
7
8

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What are Palindromes?
Palindromes are words or phrases which read the same in both directions. E.g. EYE, RACECAR, etc. The word palindrome is derived from the Greek palindromes, meaning running back again (pal = AGAIN + drom/drame = RUN). Some of other good examples of palindromes are: "Do Geese See God?"; "Never Odd or Even"; "Too Bad, I hid a boot"

Did you know? - Study of lichens is called "lichenology."

 

Recent Words Learned: stamina, sleigh, cautious, carefree, advantage, rural, chamber, ancient, timid, blunder, compassion, Noble, pledge, opinion, vacate, wonder, fortunate, endanger, cradle, initial
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 7: Across: 1: Noble, 4: initial, 6: invest, 8: ally Down: 2: opinion, 3: chamber, 5: visual, 7: timid

 

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