Thursday, April 1, 2021

Elementary Vocabulary - Worksheet #9

 

New Words for Today:
Bear, Pack, Negotiate, Adapt

 

Bear (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: massive plantigrade omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws 2: an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

Verb

1: have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature" 3: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage" 4: move while holding up or supporting; "Bear a load of gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"

deliver, birth, have, digest, endure, stomach

 

Pack (Noun, Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Noun

1: a large indefinite number; "a pack of wolves"; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions" 2: a complete collection of similar things; "a pack of baseball cards" 3: a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film)

battalion, multitude, plurality, gang

single

Verb

1: arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes" 2: fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "They murder trial packed the court house" 3: compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"

bundle, wad, compact

 

Negotiate (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house" 2: succeed in passing through, around, or over; "The hiker negotiated the high mountain pass"

 

Adapt (Verb)

Type

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verb

1: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country" 2: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must learn to adapt to the bad economic situation"

adjust, conform

 

Today's Vocabulary Challenges

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

 

Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 advantage A vantage 1: 1 Noble A lowborn 1:
2 endanger B jeopardize 2: 2 initial B last 2:
3 rural C vintage 3: 3 rural C brave 3:
4 distant D upstage 4: 4 timid D single 4:
5 ancient E remote 5: 5 Pack E urban 5:

 

Match Definitions

1 (tennis) first point scored after deuce A chamber 1:
2 place in doubt or express doubtful speculation B wonder 2:
3 the first letter of a word (especially a person's name) C visual 3:
4 able to be seen D initial 4:
5 a room where a judge transacts business E advantage 5:

 

Crossword Challenge
1 2 3 Across:
1: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose(5)
6: enduring strength and energy(7)
8: a large indefinite number(4)
9: propose a toast to(6)
10: leave behind empty; move out of(6)

Down:
2: lacking conviction or boldness or courage(5)
3: something that causes feelings of wonder(6)
4: avoiding excess(8)
5: living in or characteristic of farming or country life(5)
7: a very old person(7)
4
5 6 7
8
9
10

 

Engligh Language Trivia

What are Tongue Twisters?
Tongue Twisters are fun and games but they are also used for foreign students to improve their accent and also by therapists to help with speech difficulties. Try these Tongue Twisters: "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers", "She sells seashells by the seashore". "How much wood would a woodchuck chuck, If a woodchuck could chuck wood?"

Did you know? - The longest word that can be typed using only our right hand is 'lollipop'.

 

Recent Words Learned: adapt, negotiate, Pack, bear, stamina, sleigh, cautious, carefree, advantage, rural, chamber, ancient, timid, blunder, compassion, Noble, pledge, opinion, vacate, wonder
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 8: Across: 1: wonder, 4: initial, 5: stamina, 8: vacate Down: 2: distant, 3: endanger, 5: sleigh, 6: ancient, 7: Noble

 

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