Antonyms
Synonyms
Antonym
Commonly confused
Synonyms2
Synonyms 3
Commonly confused
100

Complete

Incomplete, not done

100

emblem

symbol

100

clear

opaque, cloudy, easy to understand
100

A ____________ lapped up water at the stream

deer/dear/dare

deer

100

give

donate


100

crib

bed

100

The cupboard was ___________

bare

200

Dangerous

safe

200

essential

important, needed

200

clean

dirty, nasty

200
The cost of plane tickets is very _________.

deer/dear/dare

dear

200

choose

decide, select

200

cry

weep, sob

200

The huge grizzly ______________ ate the fish.

The huge grizzly bear ate the fish

300

dark

light

300

ask

enquire, request, query, question

300

cheap

costly, expensive

300

I _________ you to dive off the cliff into the lake.

deer/dear/dare

Dare

300
decrease

lessen

300

cut

slice

300

I ____________________ a ticket to the movies

brought./bought

bought

400

damp

dry

400

enormous

large, huge, big

400

close

open

400

Good ______, my___________ friend

by/bye/buy         deer/dear/dare

bye    dear

400

destroy

damage ruin

400

They caught the thief

captured

400
We _________________ many board games to play.

bought./brought

brought

500
decrease

increase

500

exam

test

500

close

far

500

She sat bye the riverbank. ID THE ERROR

'bye' should be 'by'

500

drowsy

sleepy

500
clean

tidy, neat

600

doctor

patient

600

explore

investigate

600

clever

stupid

600

I did not_____________ any ___________ yet for the pastries roll.

by/bye/buy                    Current/currant

buy                      currant

600

happy

cheerful, elated, mirthful

600

Santa dashed about in the sleigh.

sped, raced

700

dry

wet, damp, moist

700

fast

quick, speedy

700

cold

hot

700

There were underwater _________________ that made the seas very _____________________ for bathing

Currents/currants                 

comfortable, deep, safe, hazardous

currents

hazardous

700

explode

erupt

700

dirty

nasty, untidy

800

deep

shallow

800

famous

well-known

800

correct

incorrect, wrong

800
We wrote in the dairy that we love diary products. 

ID the error/s.

We wrote in the diary that we love dairy products. 

ID the error/s.

800

major

extreme

800

The land was dry and barren.

arid

900

done, finish, complete

start, begin, commence

900

fat

obese, rotund

900

cool

cold

warm

hot

900

Fill in the blanks with the mutiple meaning words (one word may be used more than once, based on context) 

dates hail beat palm lap 

Mummy   _____ the eggs while she danced to the ______ of the music. She added prunes and ________ to the fruitcake. Outside, there was a snow storm with lots of _______ crashing down. As I entered the kitchen I told mummy that the _______ for the tests had been changed. Mummy sat down, placed the bowl on her _______ and  put some batter into the _______ of her hands to taste it.

Mummy   beat the eggs while she danced to the beat of the music. She added prunes and dates to the fruitcake. Outside, there was a snow storm with lots of hail crashing down. As I entered the kitchen I _______ my mother. I told mummy that the dates for the tests had been changed. Mummy sat down, placed the bowl on her lap and  put some batter into the palm of her hands to taste it.

900

strength

power/energy

900

done

complete, finished, ended

1000

ask

answer

1000

reported

informed, told
1000

sweet

smile

bitter

cry

1000

It is _________ time

night/knight

night

1000
whole

entire

1000

He was defending her honour.

protecting

1100

before

after

1100

hurt

injured

1100

boring

exciting

1100

The fishermen stood on the ___________ of the beach, showing off their catch. The __________ of the fish was so heavy!


Shore/sure             weight/wait

The fishermen stood on the shore of the beach, showing off their catch. The weight of the fish was so heavy!

1100

entertain


amuse

1100

a 4 sided shape is called a ____________

Quadrilateral

1200

begin, start ,commence

end, complete, done, finish

1200

strange

weird

1200

black 

good

white

bad

1200

The thief tried to _________________ the __________ sword.

steal steel

The thief tried to steal the steel sword.


1200

gave up

community

quit

neighbourhood

1200
The opposite of satisfied is ______________________

dissatisfied

1300

bring

come

carry

go

1300

hid

concealed

1300

cute

calm

ugly

violent, angry

1300

I just want a ______________ of that cake, please. There is so much war in the Gaza border; there is no _______________.


Piece/Peace

I just want a piece of that cake, please.

There is so much war in the Gaza border; there is no peace.

1300

boring

cute

unexciting, 

pretty

1300

The old man complained.

grumbled

1400

broad, wide

narrow

1400

dangerous

hazardous

1400
sharp

blunt, dull

1400
My ______________ used ________ icing on the cake. My cousin __________out the candles. Lots of ___________ swarmed the counter, attracted by the sweetness of the cake.


aunt/ant       blew/blue

My aunt used blue icing on the cake. My cousin blew out the candles. Lots of ants swarmed the counter, attracted by the sweetness of the cake.

1400

big

bloom

huge, massive

flower

1400

celebrate

custom

honour

tradition

1500

tasty

bland

1500

calm

tranquil, serene

1500

able


unable

1500

We will __________ a question.

The woodcutter used an _________.


We will ask a question.

The woodcutter used an axe.

1500

behaviour

conduct

1500

catch

capture

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