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Studying Antonyms Practice Exercises (page 2)

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Updated on Jul 15, 2011

Activity 4: WORD MIX-UP

Unscramble each vocabulary word and write it correctly.

  1. nocjud    
  2. alteacp    
  3. yitrevac    
  4. tinracerace
  5. mderouc    

Activity 5: ANALOGIES

In these analogies, each set of words are synonyms, or mean about the same. Look at the first set, then figure out which vocabulary word is missing in the second set.

  1. anomaly : irregularity :: _____ : hatred
  2. malevolent : evil :: _____ : random
  3. truculent : defiant :: _____ : merry
  4. incarcerate : imprison :: _____ : concise
  5. placate : calm :: _____ : superficial

Answers

Activity 1: WORD MATCH

  1. d
  2. q
  3. f
  4. o
  5. p
  6. m
  7. l
  8. e
  9. r
  10. c
  11. t
  12. b
  13. g
  14. h
  15. i
  16. j
  17. k
  18. s
  19. n
  20. a

Activity 2: PICK-A-WORD

  1. anomaly
  2. cursory
  3. laconic; effusive
  4. malevolent; maudlin
  5. plethora
  6. reprehensible
  7. sporadic
  8. placates; decorum
  9. veracity
  10. vitriolic

Activity 3: WHAT AM I?

  1. benign
  2. truculent
  3. ostensible
  4. laconic
  5. decorum

Activity 4: WORD MIX-UP

  1. jocund
  2. placate
  3. veracity
  4. incarcerate
  5. decorum

Activity 5: ANALOGIES

  1. vitriolic
  2. sporadic
  3. jocund
  4. succinct
  5. cursory
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