Building Vocabulary

Auspicious Learners

Word Game

One of the ways we build vocabulary is by word association. The goal of this word association game, is to help our participants make connections between words.

Synonym = a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language.

Directions:

1. Select the group of words that are synonyms of the subject word listed below. For this game, participants are encouraged to use google and or the dictionary to ascertain unfamiliar word definitions.

2. If you ever come across a word that you don’t know how to pronounce, google the word. Usually there will be a blue or black colored megaphone next to the word googled. Click on the megaphone to listen to the correct pronunciation of the word.

3. Select two new words, that you have learned from this game and write two sentences correctly using the word. Please post your answers in the leave a reply section below.

Example

Fast (subject word)

A. flirt | coquet | frivol

B. pressing | exigent | instant

C. leisurely | lagging | dragging

D. swift | quick | rapid

Here is how your answer should be written in the leave a reply section below:

Correct Answer

D.

1. coquet

2. exigent

• The male and female high school students, were coquetting with each other during the pep rally.

• My job is stressful and my supervisor is exigent and always nagging.

Now it’s time to play the game.

Disputatious

A. advantageous | beneficial | useful

B. outrageous | offensive | disgraceful

C. bellicose | pugnacious | polemical

D. peaceful | conciliatory | uncombative

Effervescent

A. bubbly | vivacious | frolic

B. morose | despondent | depressed

C. candid | direct | unreserved

D. incessant | fluorescent | convalescent

Please share your answers in the leave a reply section below (keep scrolling down). A member of our teaching staff will provide helpful feedback on the answers you provide in the leave a reply section below.

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