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Studying Synonyms Practice Exercises

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Studying Synonyms Study Guide

Activity 1: THE SEARCH IS ON!

All the vocabulary words from the previous pages are hidden in this puzzle. Look across, down, diagonally, and backward.

Coming Close Studying Synonyms

      accoutrement
      affable
      amble
      appurtenance
      beauteous
      belligerent
      cantankerous
      colossal
      convivial
      diminutive
      gargantuan
      gregarious
      infinitesimal
      minuscule
      paraphernalia
      pugnacious
      pulchritudinous
      saunter
      traipse
      winsome

Activity 2: WHAT AM I?

Read each question, then choose an appropriate answer from this lesson's vocabulary words.

  1. I replace the generic word things and can be used as both singular and plural. What am I?
  2. I mean "beautiful," but in a most innocent and charming way. What am I?
  3. I'm someone who no one seems to want to spend any time around because I'm grumpy. What am I?
  4. I describe someone you definitely would want to invite to your next party. What am I?
  5. I mean "huge" but am so special that I have a double meaning in classical architecture. What am I?

Activity 3: GET CREATIVE

On the lines below, write a story using at least five of the vocabulary words in this lesson.

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