501 Vocabulary Questions (Skill Builder in Focus) by Chesla, Elizabeth L

By Chesla, Elizabeth L

Show description

Read Online or Download 501 Vocabulary Questions (Skill Builder in Focus) PDF

Similar dictionaries books

The Merchant of Venice (Webster's Thesaurus Edition)

There are numerous variants of The service provider of Venice. This academic version was once created for self-improvement or in training for complicated examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars looking to maximize functionality on standardized exams, Webster’s paperbacks make the most of the truth that classics are usually assigned readings.

The Winter's Tale (Webster's Chinese-Traditional Thesaurus Edition)

This version is written in English. despite the fact that, there's a operating Chinese-Traditional word list on the backside of every web page for the tougher English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are lots of variations of The Winter's story. This variation will be usef

Treasure Island (Webster's German Thesaurus Edition)

This variation is written in English. besides the fact that, there's a operating German word list on the backside of every web page for the more challenging English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are various variants of Treasure Island. This version will be valuable should you might

Abbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief varieties shop time, area, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of recent and in all likelihood complicated phrases turn into a part of the overseas vocabulary every year, whereas our communications are relayed to each other with expanding pace. PDAs hyperlink to desktops.

Additional resources for 501 Vocabulary Questions (Skill Builder in Focus)

Example text

Lighthearted, casual, and carefree. Rachel’s blithe attitude toward spending money left her penniless and in debt. bumptious ( bump·shu˘s) adj. arrogant, conceited. The bumptious man could not stop talking about himself or looking in the mirror. capricious (ka˘· prish·u˘s) adj. impulsive, whimsical, and unpredictable. Robin Williams, the comedian, demonstrates a most capricious nature even when he is not performing. churlish ( chur·l˘sh) adj. ill-mannered, boorish, rude. Angelo’s churlish remarks made everyone at the table uncomfortable and ill at ease.

31. Voracious means excessively greedy, having a great appetite for something, rapacious. 35. Inchoate means just begun, in an initial or early stage of development; nascent. 36. Nascent means just coming into existence, emerging; inchoate. 38. Stolid means not feeling or showing emotion; impassive, stoical. 21 N 22 V O E X I O U 23 S 26 G A R R U 37 P L T 27 O O U S Q 29 30 R A P A C I O U S A R L K 31 32 V I R 33 S O R D I D 34 R T A L L I A T E C 38 I S O T O U S L 40 M I T D 17 I C A 24 L O Q 25 A M E B P I U H A V E C A I L M R E S O L U T E N R U 35 36 R A N S I E N T L N A C S H C 39 N O I S O M E A N T T I G A T E 28 3 Personality Traits and Attitudes I Are you personable or petulant?

These 20 one-syllable wonders prove that words don’t have to be long to be interesting or powerful. 501 Vocabulary Questions Word List bane (bayn) n. 1. cause of trouble, misery, distress, or harm. 2. poison. The bane of the oak tree is the Asian beetle. blight (bl¯t) n. 1. a plant disease that causes the affected parts to wilt and die. 2. something that causes this condition, such as air pollution. 3. something that impairs or destroys. 4. an unsightly object or area. They still do not know what caused the blight that destroyed half of the trees in the orchard.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 30 votes