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Vibrant Verbs and Vocabulary Help Practice Exercises

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Vibrant Verbs and Vocabulary Help Study Guide

Activity 1: WORD MATCH

Match each word on the left with its synonym on the right.

1. entice a. accrue
2. punish b. admonish
3. reproduce c. atrophy
4. shrivel d. beguile
5. waver e. capitulate
6. decorate f. chastise
7. adapt g. delineate
8. surrender h. disseminate
9. banish i. embody
10. copy j. garnish
11. accumulate k. imbibe
12. restore l. inveigle
13. distribute m. modulate
14. reword n. officiate
15. scold o. ostracize
16. deceive p. paraphrase
17. manage q. plagiarize
18. define r. propagate
19. partake s. redress
20. symbolize t. vacillate

Activity 2: YOU DECIDE

Read each question below and circle the correct answer.

  1. If you had a little bit of money, what would you hope it did as quickly as possible?
    1. accrue
    2. delineate
    3. inveigle
    4. officiate
  2. If your muscles start to atrophy, it means you'll get _____.
    1. stronger
    2. taller
    3. weaker
    4. older
  3. If you were asked to officiate at your sister's basketball game, it would mean that you were allowed to _____.
    1. play in the game
    2. throw the first ball
    3. sit in the stands
    4. make the rules
  4. If your parents are upset with you, they're most likely going to _____ you.
    1. beguile
    2. admonish
    3. inveigle
    4. modulate
  5. If you are vacillating, it means you are _____.
    1. exhausted
    2. undecided
    3. educated
    4. delighted
  6. Your teacher would probably be very upset to find out that you'd _____.
    1. plagiarized
    2. paraphrased
    3. restored
    4. redressed
  7. When you redress a situation, you _____.
    1. ignore it
    2. correct it
    3. finish it
    4. report it
  8. Which of the following words can be used as either a noun or a verb?
    1. atrophy
    2. garnish
    3. imbibe
    4. ostracize
  9. Which of the following words has a specific meaning in electronics?
    1. accrue
    2. beguile
    3. modulate
    4. vacillate
  10. If you bring separate things together into a whole, you _____ them.
    1. admonish
    2. capitulate
    3. disseminate
    4. embody
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