Reproduced from 50 Training Activities for Administrative, Secretarial
and Support Staff by Elizabeth Sansom and Christine Newton, HRD Press
Answer Key 27-1
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Answer Key for Worksheet 27-1
Match the words from column 3 to the definitions in column 2 and write them in column
1, next to the correct definition.
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
all together collected in a group aid
attendance the act of attending/being present aide
aide a personal assistant allowed
broach to begin or open aloud
aloud out loud all ready
carrot an orange-colored vegetable already
session a period of time all together
assistants helpers altogether
aid (n) help ascent
counsel (n) advice; (vb) advise assent
brooch an ornamental pin assistance
all ready everything or everyone prepared assistants
altogether completely, on the whole attendance
assent expression of agreement attendants
allowed permitted broach
council group of assembled people brooch
attendants people who are present carat
ascent upward movement caret
caret a mark to show omission carrot
cession surrendering right in property cession
carat measure of weight for gold session
already beforehand, previously council
assistance the giving of aid counsel
Reproduced from 50 Training Activities for Administrative, Secretarial
and Support Staff by Elizabeth Sansom and Christine Newton, HRD Press
Answer Key 27-2
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Answer Key for Worksheet 27-2
Match the words from column 3 to the definitions in column 2 and write them in column
1, next to the correct definition.
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
confidant a person who is entrusted cite
compliment a pleasant comment sight
descent a route downward site
cite to quote confidant
councilor member of a council confident
forward toward the front complement
current as things are done now compliment
dissent disagreement; nonconformity correspondence
formerly previously correspondents
correspondence letters councilor
sight ability to see counselor
formally required by custom or usage currant
complement that which completes current
currant a small dried grape current
foreword introductory statement in a book decent
current running water, air, or electricity descent
correspondents people who write; journalists dissent
site location foreword
confident to feel sure of something forward
counselor one who gives advice formally
decent reasonably good formerly
Reproduced from 50 Training Activities for Administrative, Secretarial
and Support Staff by Elizabeth Sansom and Christine Newton, HRD Press
Answer Key 27-3
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Answer Key for Worksheet 27-3
Match the words from column 3 to the definitions in column 2 and write them in column
1, next to the correct definition.
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
pact treaty affect
incidents events effect
loath unwilling gilt
pair two of a kind guilt
miner underground worker incidence
past of time or place incidents
packed full incite
passed past tense of verb “to pass” insight
patients sick people awaiting treatment lessen
guilt criminality, conscience lesson
insight awareness, intuition loath
loathe hate, detest loathe
effect (n) brought about by a cause miner
minor young, under age; trivial minor
pare peel thinly packed
incidence occurrence, frequency pact
lessen decrease or reduce pair
affect (vb) to influence pare
gilt decorated with gold pear
pear fruit passed
patience endurance, calmness under pressure past
lesson time given for instruction patience
incite to stir up patients

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