Advancing Vocabulary Skills Activities

Chapter 10

3 jobs with autonomy

3 bureaucratic departments

3 common mandates

3 reasons people are ostracized

3 racous events

3 examples of a recourse to an injury

3 reasons to reiterate something

3 things that are tantamount to success

3 examples of tenacious behavior

3 places that are like a utopia

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Chapter 9

3 things that can bolster someone’s confidence

3 things that tend to depreciate

3 examples of an indiscriminate lifestyle

3 professions that attract inquisitive minds

3 nebulous answers from parents

3 reasons to relegate a worker to a low level job

3 holiday meals replete with special foods

3 sedentary jobs

3 tenets of a national constitution

3 terse ways to say, “I’m going to be leaving now.”

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Chapter 8

3 examples of natural attrition

3 ways people circumvent the law

3 examples of a cohesive group

3 grievous situations

3 things that might inundate our mailboxes

3 things to which a parent might be oblivious

3 items that people are reticent to admit

3 examples of robust flavors

3 items sanctioned by a government

3 reasons for a vociferous response

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Chapter 7

3 people who might equivocate on the job

3 fortuitous events

3 impeccable records/histories

3 people who act as a liaison in government

3 diseases to which one can be predisposed

3 artistic areas that require a propensity for the subject

3 reprehensible actions

3 examples of a sham

3 ways people find solace after a life changing event

3 professionals whose job requires solicitous behavior

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Chapter 5

3 examples of people who may be charlatans

3 career fields where corroboration is common

3 items that people disseminate

3 couples whose paths have diverged

3 animals or insects in nature that can lie dormant

3 items that people hoist

3 activities that are illicit in the U.S.

3 reasons to declare a relationship irrevocable

3 events that precipitate a recession

3 conditions that create a proliferation of bacteria

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Chapter 1

3 items that could be a detriment to your health

3 activities that require someone to be dexterous

3 people with whom you should use discretion

3 professionals who are paid to be facetious

3 professionals who should be gregarious

3 items to include in an optimum diet

3 ostentatious cars

3 professionals who should be scrupulous

3 foods that offer a sensory experience

3 situations that offer vicarious experiences

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Chapter 2

3 professionals who collaborate at work

3 reasons people become despondent

3 reasons to instigate a political protest

3 animals known to be resilient

3 life lessons we learn in retrospect

3 rudimentary truths about life

3 reasons people scoff at others

3 ways to squelch a rumor

3 famous people we venerate

3 famous political zealots

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Chapter 3

3 movies or TV shows that have an ambiguous ending

3 famous dissidents

3 things that can be embellished

3 things people fritter away

3 inadvertent mistakes

3 inane cartoon characters

3 items juxtaposed in houses

3 reasons that lethargy sets in

3 machine that operate sporadically

3 reasons the government should subsidize education

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Chapter 4

3 reasons to berate a pet

3 reasons to estrange someone from your life

3 reasons to feel euphoric

3 things impetuous people do

3 three machines we like to believe are infallible

3 maudlin movie titles

3 signs of regression in children

3 items you might relinquish after a divorce

3 ubiquitous items in the air

3 people at the zenith of their careers

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Advancing Vocabulary Skills Synonym Check Chapter 4      

Vocabulary Word Synonym
berate abuse
alienate
estrange apex
blissful
euphoric backslide
drippy
impetuous disaffect
elated
infallible eager
everywhere
maudlin headlong
mushy
regress omnipresent
quit
relinquish retreat
revert
ubiquitous reliable
summit
zenith trustworthy
vilify
wave
yield

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