Volume 4, Number 35, June 7, 1999
Using A Dictionary - Comparing Words
Use a dictionary to help you answer the questions.
1. What do fathom and league have in common?
a. They are both baseball terms.
b. They are both length measurement units.
c. They are both used to stuff expensive pillows.
d. They are antonyms.
2. What do fathom and comprehend have in common?
a. They can both mean to understand.
b. They are both tools used by sailors.
c. They are both methods of frying frog legs.
d. They are spelled the same.
3. Which word is an antonym of revile?
4. Which word is not a synonym of abridge?
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