Saturday, March 13, 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 blight A leading 1: 1 myopia A stingy 1:
2 equine B equid 2: 2 benevolent B fauna 2:
3 preeminent C hypothetic 3: 3 incisive C dull 3:
4 hypothetical D plague 4: 4 copious D hyperopia 4:
5 eccentric E flake 5: 5 flora E little 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement A sacrilege 1:
2 resembling a horse B peripatetic 2:
3 blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character C preeminent 3:
4 generous in providing aid to others D equine 4:
5 of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy E benevolent 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 Across:
3: feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds(8)
4: examine or consider with attention and in detail(6)
7: make less severe or harsh(8)
9: brief and to the point; effectively cut short(5)

Down:
1: the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle(8)
2: penetrate mutually or be interlocked(8)
5: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something(6)
6: make children(5)
8: shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception(5)
3
4
5 6
7 8
9

 

Engligh Language Trivia

out of the blue
If something happens out of the blue, it happens very unexpectedly. "I had nearly given up hope when out of the blue I was offered a job"

Did you know? - Snollygoster means "A person who can't be trusted."

 

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 Crossword in worksheet 20: Across: 2: accolade, 5: fecund, 8: placate, 9: guile Down: 1: rebuke, 3: curtail, 4: allocate, 6: profess, 7: efface

 

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