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Activity Sheet
Vocabulary Bank

Words

Part of Speech

impartial

adjective

emanate
dire

verb
adjective

fervent

adjective

novel

adjective

Meaning
not favoring one side more
than the another
to come forth
dreadful; terrible
having or showing great
intensity of feeling; passionate
new and unusual

EXERCISE A. Practice with Antonyms


Direction: Match the words in column A to its antonyms, words with nearly the opposite
meaning, in column B. Draw a line connecting each item. Use the table above as your reference.

Column A

Column B

1. impartial

A. not serious; light

2. fervent

B. biased; unjust

3. dire

C. usual; familiar

4. novel

D. modest; noncommittal

EXERCISE B. Applying Meanings


Write the word from the vocabulary box above that belongs in each sentence.
1. As the fire spread, thick smoke began to __________________ from the roof.
2. After the hurricane winds died down, the old barn was in ___________________ shape.
3. To decide a court case fairly, a judge must be ____________________.
4. Lets not do the same old thing today. Lets do something ___________________!
5. When I feel strongly about issues, I give them my _______________ support.