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Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms

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  • Words having similar meaning are known as synonyms.

For Example: Words Synonyms

Liberty

Freedom, Independence

Marvel

Wonder, Surprise, Astonishment

Naughty

Mischievous, Wayward, Disobedient

Obvious

Manifest, Clear

Peak

Top, Apex, Summit, Pinnacle

 

Antonyms

  • Words having opposite meaning are known as antonyms.

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For example: Words Antonyms

Go

Come

Grateful

Ungrateful

Guilty

Innocent

Honesty

Dishonesty

Here

There

 

Let’s do some exercise

  1. LAZY
  2. Slow b) Fail c) Right d) Trash

 

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  1. POLITE
  2. Civil b) Danger c) Endless d) Excuse

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Recap

1. Words having the similar meaning are known as synonyms. 

  • Liberty Freedom, Independence
  • Marvel Wonder, Surprise, Astonishment
  • Naughty Mischievous, Wayward,
  • Obvious Manifest, Clear
  • Peak Top, Apex, Summit, Pinnacle

2. Words having opposite meaning are known as antonyms.

  • Go Come
  • Grateful Ungrateful
  • Guilty Innocent
  • Honesty Dishonesty
  • Here There

Quiz for Synonyms and Antonyms

Q.1

From the given sentences, infer what the word/phrase in highlighted may possibly mean.

He is old and grumpy now. No one can imagine how energetic and lively he was when he was a "juvenile".

a) Criminal
b) Healthy
c) Elder
d) Young

Q.2

From the given sentences, infer what the word/phrase in highlighted may possibly mean.

Young artists achieved mastery in art by becoming "apprentice" to the masters.

a) Guide
b) Trainee
c) Technician
d) Slaves

Q.3

From the given sentences, infer what the word/phrase in highlighted may possibly mean.

To become rich, you must first "comprehend" to think like them.

a) Spend
b) Achieve
c) Look
d) Learn

Q.4

From the given sentences, infer what the word/phrase in highlighted may possibly mean.

The sun is "humongous" compared to the earth.

a) Huge
b) Bright
c) Tiny
d) Fast

Q.5

From the given sentences, infer what the word/phrase in highlighted may possibly mean.

Another nuclear attack may mean "annihilation" of the world.

a) Unity
b) Division
c) Destruction
d) War

Q.6

Given in the questions below is a sentence. Fill in the blanks such that the new sentence formed is similar in meaning to the given sentence.

Your place is so systematically arranged. Your place is so ____.

a) Unkempt
b) Organized
c) Separate
d) Tedious

Q.7

Given in the questions below is a sentence. Fill in the blanks such that the new sentence formed is similar in meaning to the given sentence.

Voting in elections must be made mandatory. Voting in elections must be made ____.

a) Compulsory
b) Legal
c) Illegal
d) Optional

Q.8

Given in the questions below is a sentence. Fill in the blanks such that the new sentence formed is similar in meaning to the given sentence.

The earth is moving. The earth is not ____.

a) Round
b) Stopping
c) Stationary
d) Motion

Q.9

Given in the questions below is a sentence. Fill in the blanks such that the new sentence formed is similar in meaning to the given sentence.

My teacher always encourages me to work hard. My teacher never ____ me from working hard.

a) Discourages
b) Leaves
c) Enforces
d) Motivates

Q.10

Given in the questions below is a sentence. Fill in the blanks such that the new sentence formed is similar in meaning to the given sentence.

God saved us from the deadly accident. God saved us from the ____ accident.

a) Hellish
b) Fatal
c) Herculean
d) Improper

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