Vocabulary Review: Synonyms and Antonyms

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In the context of the idiomatic expressions, what does 'TRUST men and they will be true to you' suggest?

A man is loyal in whom confidence had been placed

What is the meaning of 'They were able to WEATHER the storm' according to the provided text?

Defeated the enemies

What does the phrase 'Cut your coat to your cloth' imply?

Desire only what you can afford

If a report 'leaves much to be DESIRED', what does it mean?

Satisfactory

What does the expression 'She is running up an ACCOUNT with the store' suggest?

Is buying many things in credit

In the given text, which word is most likely synonymous with 'arrogant'?

mayabang

What is the correct spelling of the term that means 'a large container for holding water or other liquids'?

daungan

Which word in the text is most likely related to 'nonverbal communication among people'?

punit-punit

If someone is described as 'productive', what could be inferred about them?

They are old women.

Which word from the text is most closely related to 'the act of assigning blame or responsibility'?

balakid

Based on the text, which idiomatic expression reflects making good use of opportunities?

'make the most of every opportunity'

Which word is the closest synonym to 'ARDENT'?

Passionate

What does 'IMBROGLIO' mean?

Confusion

Choose the word that is most similar to 'FECUND'.

Productive

What is the synonym for 'PERFORATE'?

Pierce

Study Notes

Idiomatic Expressions

  • 'TRUST men and they will be true to you' suggests that if you show trust in people, they will be honest and loyal to you.
  • 'They were able to WEATHER the storm' means they were able to survive and overcome a difficult situation.

Proverbs

  • 'Cut your coat to your cloth' implies that you should adjust your plans or actions according to your resources and abilities.

Descriptive Phrases

  • If a report 'leaves much to be DESIRED', it means the report is incomplete or unsatisfactory.
  • 'She is running up an ACCOUNT with the store' suggests that she is buying items on credit and building up a debt.

Vocabulary

  • The word most likely synonymous with 'arrogant' is HAUGHTY.
  • The correct spelling of the term for 'a large container for holding water or other liquids' is RESERVOIR.
  • The word related to 'nonverbal communication among people' is BODY LANGUAGE.
  • A person described as 'productive' is likely efficient and able to achieve a lot.
  • The word related to 'the act of assigning blame or responsibility' is ACCOUNTABILITY.
  • The idiomatic expression 'MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES' reflects making good use of opportunities.
  • The word closest to 'ARDENT' is PASSIONATE.
  • 'IMBROGLIO' means a complicated and confusing situation.
  • The word most similar to 'FECUND' is FERTILE.
  • The synonym for 'PERFORATE' is PIERCE.

Test your language skills with this quiz on synonyms and antonyms. Match the words with their corresponding meanings to enhance your vocabulary.

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