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Chapter 25. Second Group: 11. Boycott--2... > Exercise #5 for Practice - Pg. 63

Second Group: 11. Boycott--20. Discourse The editorial discoursed about the epidemic of mergers and acquisitions that has swept the business world. 63 Synonyms (nouns): conversation, lecture, lesson, treatise, sermon, talk; (verbs): enlarge upon, expand on, reason Antonyms (these indicate brief, concise treatment): (nouns): summary, abstract, precis, synopsis; (verbs): summarize, outline, sketch Let's take a few minutes for another workout with your ten additional words. Regular reviews help you more than anything else to gain quick word recognition and usage skills. Continue to build your vocabulary muscles and soon you will have a strong base of useful words. Exercise #4 for Practice Quick Check Match each word in the first column with its definition in the second column. This exercise includes vocabulary words 11­20 and adds two words from exercise (1) for your review. Check your answers at the end of the section. 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. i; 1.6. 1.7. 1.8. 1.9. j; 1.10. 1.11. f; 1.12. h 12. ____________ discourse l. flatter 10. ____________ deviate j. plentiful 6. ____________ chronic f. persistent 1. ____________ adverse a. turn aside k; 2. ____________ augment b. protest e; 3. ____________ boycott c. recurring b; 4. ____________ cajole d. permit 1; 5. ____________ candid e. enlarge c; 7. ____________ cogent g. convincing g; 8. ____________ condone h. talk d; 9. ____________ copious i. sincere a; 11. ____________ diligent k. unfavorable Exercise #5 for Practice Which Is Correct?