Set 2: arbitrate, inimical, militate, proclivity, supplant Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Set 2: arbitrate, inimical, militate, proclivity, supplant Deck (20):
1

Choose the correct word for its definition:
hostile; unfriendly
Synonyms: adverse; antagonistic; dissident; recalcitrant

arbitrate:::inimical:::militate:::proclivity:::supplant

Inimical
(adjective)

Even though a cease-fire had been in place for months, the two sides were still inimical to each other.

2

Choose the correct word for its definition:
to judge a dispute between two opposing parties
Synonyms: adjugate; adjudicate; determine; intermediate; intervene; judge; moderate; referee; rule

arbitrate:::inimical:::militate:::proclivity:::supplant

Arbitrate
(verb)

Since the couple could not come to an agreement, a judge was forced to arbitrate their divorce proceedings.

3

Choose the correct word for its definition:
to operate against; work against

Synonyms: affect; change; influence

arbitrate:::inimical:::militate:::proclivity:::supplant

Militate
(verb)

Lenin militated against the tsar for years before he overthrew him and established the Soviet Union.

4

Choose the correct word for its definition:
to replace (another) by force; to take the place of
Synonyms: displace; supersede

arbitrate:::inimical:::militate:::proclivity:::supplant

Supplant
(verb)
The overthrow of the government meant a new leader to supplant the the tyrannical former one.

5

Choose the correct word for its definition:
a natural inclination or predisposition
Synonyms: bias; leaning; partiality; penchant; predilection; predisposition; prejudice; propensity
arbitrate:::inimical:::militate:::proclivity:::supplant

Proclivity
(noun)

Her childhood love of acting, singing, and adoration indicated a proclivity for the theater in later life.

6

Match the definition to this word: militate

A. to judge a dispute between two opposing parties

B. a natural inclination or predisposition

C. to operate against; work against

C: to operate against; work against

Lenin militated against the tsar for years before he overthrew him and established the Soviet Union.

Synonyms: affect; change; influence

7

Match the definition to this word: inimical

A.to replace (another) by force; to take the place of
B. hostile; unfriendly
C. a natural inclination or predisposition

B: hostile; unfriendly

Even though a cease-fire had been in place for months, the two sides were still inimical to each other.

Synonyms: adverse; antagonistic; dissident; recalcitrant

8

Match the definition to this word:proclivity

A. a natural inclination or predisposition
B. to judge a dispute between two opposing parties
C. to replace (another) by force; to take the place of

A: a natural inclination or predisposition

Her childhood love of acting, singing, and adoration indicated a proclivity for the theater in later life.

Synonyms: bias; leaning; partiality; penchant; predilection; predisposition; prejudice; propensity

9

Match the definition to this word: arbitrate
A. to replace (another) by force; to take the place of
B.to judge a dispute between two opposing parties
C. hostile; unfriendly

B.to judge a dispute between two opposing parties

Since the couple could not come to an agreement, a judge was forced to arbitrate their divorce proceedings.

Synonyms: adjugate; adjudicate; determine; intermediate; intervene; judge; moderate; referee; rule

10

Match the definition to this word: supplant

A.to replace (another) by force; to take the place of
B. to operate against; work against
C. to judge a dispute between two opposing partie

A.to replace (another) by force; to take the place of

The overthrow of the government meant a new leader to supplant the the tyrannical former one.

Synonyms: displace; supersede

11

Spell the word for the definition:

hostile; unfriendly

Synonyms: adverse; antagonistic; dissident; recalcitrant

Inimical

Even though a cease-fire had been in place for months, the two sides were still inimical to each other.

12

Spell the word for the definition:

to operate against; work against

Synonyms: affect; change; influence

Militate

Lenin militated against the tsar for years before he overthrew him and established the Soviet Union.

13

Spell the word for the definition:

to judge a dispute between two opposing parties

Synonyms: adjugate; adjudicate; determine; intermediate; intervene; judge; moderate; referee; rule

Arbitrate
(verb)

Since the couple could not come to an agreement, a judge was forced to arbitrate their divorce proceedings.

14

Spell the word for the definition:
a natural inclination or predisposition

Synonyms: bias; leaning; partiality; penchant; predilection; predisposition; prejudice; propensity

Proclivity
(noun)

Her childhood love of acting, singing, and adoration indicated a proclivity for the theater in later life.

15

Spell the word for the definition:
to replace (another) by force; to take the place of

Synonyms: displace; supersede

supplant
(verb)

The overthrow of the government meant a new leader to supplant the the tyrannical former one.

16

Can you recall the definition: arbitrate

(verb)
to judge a dispute between two opposing parties

Since the couple could not come to an agreement, a judge was forced to arbitrate their divorce proceedings.

Synonyms: adjugate; adjudicate; determine; intermediate; intervene; judge; moderate; referee; rule

17

Can you recall the definition: inimical

(adjective)

hostile; unfriendly

Even though a cease-fire had been in place for months, the two sides were still inimical to each other.

Synonyms: adverse; antagonistic; dissident; recalcitrant

18

Can you recall the definition: militate

The overthrow of the government meant a new leader to supplant the the tyrannical former one.

19

Can you recall the definition: proclivity

(noun)

a natural inclination or predisposition

Her childhood love of acting, singing, and adoration indicated a proclivity for the theater in later life.

Synonyms: bias; leaning; partiality; penchant; predilection; predisposition; prejudice; propensity

20

Can you recall the definition: supplant

(verb)

to replace (another) by force; to take the place of

The overthrow of the government meant a new leader to supplant the the tyrannical former one.

Synonyms: displace; supersede