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Volume 4, Number 25, March 22, 1999

Using A Thesaurus - Synonyms and Antonyms

Use a thesaurus or dictionary to help you underline the correct answers.


1. Which three words are synonyms of “disheveled”?


unkempt messy orderly rumpled

2. Which word is an antonym of “admiration”?


disarm distinct dissolve disdain

3. Which two words are synonyms of “archaic”?


obsolete outdated current unpleasant

4. Which word is not a synonym of “consume”?


deplete expend devour revile

5. Which two words are antonyms of “decrease”?


expand shrink vanish increase


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