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Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
Vocabulary Lesson 1

1.   Which word is closest in meaning to this definition?
a. An interruption in the intensity or amount of something.
b. A missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript).

hiiipuhkondreeak hiipuhkondreak huitus
benediction hypochondriac hiipuhkondreaak
benedicteon hiatus hatus
haitus benedictoen benedictionn
2.   Which word is closest in meaning to this definition?
A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments.
hypochondriac falloow buhnal
falah hypochoondriac falow
bonal hypochondraic banal
bahnul fallow hypochhondriac
3.   Which word is closest in meaning to this group of synonyms?
release, maintenance, salvage, reformation
desert deert selvation
salvatoin beneediction benediction
salvation benedicteon salvetion
disert dehzut
4.   Which word is the opposite of remain, stay, enclosure, field?
lacanic deseert laconic
dsert desert lacconic
benedicteon boneductien benediction
dehzut
5.   Which word is closest in meaning to this definition?
a. Not growing or changing; without force or vitality.
b. On the point of death; breathing your last.  

lakonihk moribund hypochondriac
moribun licinac moribbund
laconnic hypochonriac moriund
hiipuhkondreak laconic
6.   Which word is closest in meaning to this definition?
a. The setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account.
b. An inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people.

kenvuhs benedictoin benediction
laconic cinvass laconc
laonic canvass canvess
benedicteon lacanic
7.   Which word is closest in meaning to this group of synonyms?
moot, scrutinize, review, sample, study, controvert, survey, argue, debate, overhaul
binediction canvass hiatus
benidiction kavuhs benediction
canvess hiatu hiattus
benedicteon cenvass haitus
8.   Which word is the opposite of doom, downfall?
leconic salvation canvess
lokonihk canvass cunvass
lacanic selvation laconic
salvatoin


 

Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
Find each of the following words.

Use the following definitions to figure out which vocabulary words to find.
1. A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments.  2. A means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness.     
3. Brief and to the point; effectively cut short.  4. A missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript).  
5. Obvious and dull.  6. A place that is very dry and hot. You may find a cactus plant growing here!  
7. A ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection.  


ANOITCIDDENEBITLBEVVR
LAWOOLLAFDADNSLENDNBL
IEEVKNOITAVLESNACCECE
ONBLHOLACONICEOACRTDC
BMORIBUNAOINDCMOBCMEI
NECDNOUBRILIAEDEAIOSN
ASENOLCNLACFSASLINNIN
NNLOKLNNNTWLTNNERCORI
IOENABIAIODEBNERRDETN
ATSOLEBOLCOUCSNAATAAO
NLNERTNLILNRMORIBUNDB
AWDNAIAWTOCSALVATIONE
UIVLTFOBLNNLECACNBLLB
ROEMWBAOFOEEAOIWCVDLC


 

Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
Vocabulary Lesson 1

1.   Write a sentence using the word hiatus.


2.   Write a sentence using the word hypochondriac.


3.   Write a sentence using the word canvass.


4.   Write a paragraph or short story using the words moribund, fallow, banal, benediction, and salvation.














 

Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
Vocabulary Lesson 1

1.   Which group of synonyms is closest in meaning to banal?
1  untalkative, close, terse, pithy
2  petty, mean, bland, central
3  exhausted, abandon, give up, usefulness, down, bare, forsake
2.   Which group of synonyms is closest in meaning to benediction?
1  moot, debate, con, agitate, survey, junction, dispute, examine, discuss, assemblage
2  favor, thank offering, grace, advantage
3  fallow, alkali flat, forsake, abandon, exhausted, clearance, give up
3.   Which group of synonyms is closest in meaning to laconic?
1  forest conservation, support, ransom, new birth
2  forsake, abandon, impotent, merit, barren, unfertile, give up
3  cut, tight, taciturn, mute
4.   canvass
1  A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments.
2  a. Not growing or changing; without force or vitality.
b. On the point of death; breathing your last.  
3  a. Solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign.
b. The mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete.
5.   laconic
1  a. An interruption in the intensity or amount of something.
b. A missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript).
2  Brief and to the point; effectively cut short.
3  a. An interruption in the intensity or amount of something.
b. A missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript).
6.   desert
1  a. An arid region with little or no vegetation.
b. A place that is very dry and hot. You may find a cactus plant growing here!
2  Brief and to the point; effectively cut short.
3  a. Not growing or changing; without force or vitality.
b. On the point of death; breathing your last.  
7.   hypochondriac
1  a. The act of praying for divine protection.
b. A ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection.
2  A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments.
3  a. The setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account.
b. Heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents).
8.   banal
1  A means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness.  
2  a. Not growing or changing; without force or vitality.
b. On the point of death; breathing your last.  
3  a. Obvious and dull.
b. Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.


 

Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
Complete each sentence using the correct word.

1.   The nervous young manís (banal, benediction, hiatus) dialogue was unimpressive to the woman conducting his job interview.

_______________________

2.   (Desert, Laconic, Moribund) lands have extremely dry temperatures and sparse vegetation.

_______________________

3.   The employees who reported directly to Mr. Edwards complained incessantly about his (fallow, laconic, salvation) style of communication.

_______________________

4.   It is difficult being around someone who is a (hiatus, hypochondriac, laconic) because it seems they are always complaining about one illness or another.

_______________________

5.   Our plants seem to become (banal, hypochondriac, moribund) in the cold winters, but they perk up again in the spring.

_______________________

6.   As the Jones drove through the farming communities of Indiana, they were surprised to see hundreds of (benediction, desert, fallow) fields.

_______________________

7.   The much needed rain was the farmers' (benediction, hiatus, salvation).

_______________________

8.   Pastor Johnson offered a passionate (benediction, desert, hypochondriac) at the close of the worship service.

_______________________

9.   Dr. Johnson hesitated to admit Ethel into the hospital because of her notorious reputation as a (banal, fallow, hypochondriac).

_______________________

10.   During the drought, some farms laid (desert, fallow, hiatus) for many growing seasons.

_______________________

11.   The screenplay was rejected by the producer because of the awkward (benediction, hiatus, hypochondriac) between the third and fourth scenes.

_______________________

12.   Ryan's (banal, fallow, moribund) excuse was not accepted this time.

_______________________

13.   Because Brittany's father was so (desert, laconic, moribund), her friends often thought he was rude.

_______________________

14.   Many farms in North Korea lie (fallow, hypochondriac, salvation), while the people must depend on other countries to supply their food.

_______________________



 

Answer Key
Page 1
1. hiatus
2. hypochondriac
3. salvation
4. desert
5. moribund
6. canvass
7. canvass
8. salvation

Page 4
1. 2.
2. 2.
3. 3.
4. 3.
5. 2.
6. 1.
7. 2.
8. 3.

Page 5
1. banal
2. Desert
3. laconic
4. hypochondriac
5. moribund
6. fallow
7. salvation
8. benediction
9. hypochondriac
10. fallow
11. hiatus
12. banal
13. laconic
14. fallow



 

Answer Key
Word Search Answer:
                B    
               E     
              N      
      LACONICE       
            D        
          LI E       
         AC   S      
        NTW    E     
       AIO      R    
      BOL        T   
      NL    MORIBUND 
      A    SALVATION 
     F