HOLT Vocabulary Workshop Fourth Course - Lesson 2

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HOLT Vocabulary Workshop Fourth Course - Lesson 2

Holt Vocabulary Workshop Fourth Course - Lesson 2


a·nal·o·gy
əna
noun
similarity or correspondence between two otherwise dissimilar things.
There is an analogy between winter and death.
synonyms: affinity, correspondence, resemblance, similarity
antonyms: dissimilarity
an·tiq·ui·ty
antikwi
noun
ancient times, especially prior to the Middle Ages.
The roots of this philosophy lie in antiquity.
He is one of the most famous rulers in antiquity.
e·lec·tor·ate
ilekrit
noun
a body of those entitled to participate in an election; qualified voters, as a group.
State politics changed as greater numbers of young people joined the electorate.
eth·i·cal
ethikəl
adjective
of or concerning moral principles of right and wrong.
Mercy killing is seen as an ethical dilemma.
Advances in medical science often bring up ethical questions.
ex·cerpt
eksərpt
noun
a short passage taken from a written work, film, or the like.
synonyms: citation, extract, quotation
her·e·sy
he
noun
a religious belief or doctrine not in keeping with the established doctrine of a church, especially the rejection of or dissent from any aspect of Roman Catholic Church dogma by a baptized church member.
The view that the sun rather than the earth might be the center of the universe was considered heresy by many in the seventeenth century.
pa·ter·nal
turnəl
adjective
of, concerning, or typical of a father.
Since our father died, my oldest brother has taken on the paternal role in our family.
pau·per
pawpər
noun
an extremely poor person, especially one who must live on public charity.
Widowed and disabled, she became a pauper living on hand-outs.
post·hu·mous
poschəməs
adjective
beginning, occurring, or continuing after one's death.
The police officer who was shot in the raid was paid a posthumous tribute by his fellow officers.
pro·phet·ic
prəfetik
adjective
foretelling or revealing the future.
She had a prophetic dream in which she saw the ship sinking.

Instruction: Complete these sentences using the words on this list.
analogy, antiquity, ethical, heresy, paternal, posthumous

1. Advances in medical science often bring up _______________ questions.
2. He is one of the most famous rulers in _______________.
3. The view that the sun rather than the earth might be the center of the universe was considered _______________ by many in the seventeenth century.
4. Since our father died, my oldest brother has taken on the _______________ role in our family.
5. Mercy killing is seen as an _______________ dilemma.
6. There is an _______________ between winter and death.
7. The police officer who was shot in the raid was paid a _______________ tribute by his fellow officers.

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Mr. ‏El-Sayed Ramadan ‎ ‎

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