GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS and ANTONYMS - 003 QUIZ 1 ANSWERS

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  1. 1. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 1 | P a g e ANTONYMS AND SYNONYMS QUIZ #1 • 1 . 1 Answers and Explanations Antonyms Synonyms 1) A B 2) B A C 3) C B A 4) A B 5) A B 6) B -- 7) C -- 8) A -- 9) C A B 10) B A -- 1) Antonym A Because the opposite of up is down, A is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because above means at a higher level or layer. This is almost the same as up and not the opposite of it. It is a synonym of up. C is incorrect because inside means situated within or in the middle of something. This is not the opposite of up nor similar to it. 2) Antonym B Because give means to willingly hand over something to someone else and take means to gain possession of something, B is the antonym. Synonyms A/C A is correct because share means to give something to someone else. As this is almost the same as give and not the opposite of it, it is a synonym of give. C is correct because release means to set free or let something go. As this is not the opposite of give, and since releasing and giving both involve losing possession of something, it can be a synonym of give. 3) Antonym C Because large means of great size, the opposite of large would be of a lesser size. Because small means little or of a size that is less than normal, C is the antonym. Synonyms B/A B is correct because big means of great size. As this is the same as large, not the opposite of it, it is a synonym of large. A is correct because huge means very big. As this is almost the same as large, not the opposite of it, it can be a synonym of large. 4) Antonym A Because unhappy means sad or not happy, the opposite of unhappy is happy. Because glad means happy or pleased, A is the antonym. [Note: unhappy is an antonym of happy and is made by adding the pre-fix 'un-' to happy. The presence of this prefix will often mean that it is an antonym of a word produced by removing the prefix. Other similar prefixes include ''dis-', 'im-', 'in-', 'ir-.] Synonym B B is correct because sad means unhappy, not the opposite of it. It is a synonym of unhappy. C is incorrect because calm means relaxed or free from stress. This is not the opposite of unhappy nor similar to it.
  2. 2. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 2 | P a g e 5) Antonym A Because anger means a strong feeling of annoyance or displeasure, the opposite of anger would be a feeling of pleasure or contentment. Because happiness is the state of being happy, feeling pleasure or contentment, A is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because rage is violent, uncontrollable anger. As this is almost the same as anger, not the opposite of it, it is a synonym of anger. C is incorrect because stupidity is the state of being unintelligent or dumb. This is not the opposite of anger nor similar to it. 6) Antonym B Because midnight means twelve o’clock at night, the opposite of midnight is the mid-point of the day. Because noon is twelve o’clock in the day and the mid-point of the day, B is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: A is incorrect because evening is the part of the day that lasts from the end of the workday to the time at which people go to sleep. This is not the opposite of midnight, and although both evening and midnight are during the night they are not true synonyms either. C is incorrect because yesterday is the day before today. As this is not the opposite of midnight, because midnight is not the same as today, and so yesterday is not a synonym of midnight. 7) Antonym C Because fat means having a large amount of flesh or being large in size, the opposite of fat is thin. Because skinny means very thin, C is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: A is incorrect because short means small in height. As this is not the opposite of fat, short is not its synonym. B is incorrect because thick means wide in width or depth. As thick is neither the opposite of fat, nor similar, it is not its synonym. 8) Antonym A Because buy means to acquire in exchange for money, and once you buy something, you own it, the opposite of buy would be to give something away for money. Because sell means to give or hand over in exchange for money, A is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: B is incorrect because have means to possess or hold. This is not the opposite of buy, because having something is not the same as giving something away, nor is this similar, so it is not a synonym. C is incorrect because hold means to keep in a specified position. This is not the opposite of buy, nor is it similar, so it is not a synonym either. 9) Antonym C Because quit means to stop doing an activity, the opposite of quit would be to continue or begin an activity. Because start means to begin to do something, C is the antonym. Synonyms A/B A is correct because stop means to cease doing something. As this is the same as quit, not the opposite of it, it is a synonym. B is correct because end means to finish or bring to a final point. As this is almost the same as quit, not the opposite of it is a synonym. 10) Antonyms B/A Because tight means close-fitting, the opposite of tight would be roomy, or not fitting tightly or closely. Because loose means not fitting tightly or closely, B is the antonym. A is also correct because, whilst free can mean not physically tied up or restrained, when referring to a nut and bolt, they can be either tight or free. If you chose A it is also an antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: C is incorrect because firm means solidly in place. This is not the opposite of tight and it is not a synonym for it either. ©SCG Language Tutorials 2014 www.scglanguagetutorials.com
  3. 3. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 3 | P a g e • 1 . 2 Answers and Explanations Antonyms Synonyms 1) C B 2) A B 3) C A B 4) A C -- 5) C A B 6) B A 7) A B 8) A B C 9) B A C 10) A B C 1) Antonym C Because live means to be alive or to continue to exist, the opposite of live would be to cease being alive. Because die means to stop living, C is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because exist means to be alive. This is the same as live, and is its synonym. A is incorrect because become means to begin to be. This is neither the opposite of live, nor similar to it. 2) Antonym A Because alike means similar to each other, the opposite of alike would be to be dissimilar. Because different means not like each other, A is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because same means identical. As this is almost the same as alike, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because usual means typical or common. This is not the opposite of alike, nor does it mean the same thing. 3) Antonyms C/A Because pretty means good-looking or attractive, the opposite of pretty would be unattractive or bad-looking. As ugly means unpleasant in appearance, C is an antonym. A Because mean means unkind, it is not the opposite of pretty, since pretty is not the same as nice or kind. However, because a mean- looking person can be described as ugly, mean can also be the antonym of pretty. Synonym B B is correct because lovely means very beautiful, this is almost the same as pretty, and is its synonym. ( 4) Antonym A/C Because nothing means no one thing, the opposite of nothing would be all, or many things. As everything is all things, A is the antonym. C can also be correct, because, even though nothing is not the same as a specific object, something can be the opposite of nothing, where this mean the absence of anything. In this case something is an antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: B is incorrect because anybody refers to any single person. This is not the opposite of nothing, since nothing is referring to an object. 5) Antonym C Because old means advanced in age or years, the opposite of old would be new or having lived for a short time. Because young means low in age or having lived for only a short time, C is the antonym.
  4. 4. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 4 | P a g e Synonyms A/B A is correct because aged means having lived for a long time. As this is the same as old, it is its synonym B is correct because used means having already been possessed or not new. This is almost the same as old and so is its synonym. 6) Antonym B Because higher means farther above ground, the opposite of higher would be closer to the ground. As lower means less high or closer to the ground, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because taller means of a greater height. As this is almost the same as higher, it is therefore a synonym. C is incorrect because smaller means lesser in size. This is not the opposite of higher, as higher is not the same as larger. 7) Antonym A Because sick means afflicted by physical or mental illness, the opposite of sick would be good health. Because healthy means well or in good health, A is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because ill means in poor health. As this is the same as sick, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because poor means lacking money or wealth. This is not the opposite of sick nor does it mean the same thing. 8) Antonym A Because weird means strange, supernatural or unusual, the opposite of weird would be common, typical, or usual. Because normal means typical or usual, A is the antonym. . Synonyms B/C B is correct because odd means strange or unusual. As this is almost the same as weird, it is its synonym C is correct because strange means different or unusual. As this is almost the same as weird, it is its synonym . 9) Antonym B Because gather means to come or bring together, or assemble, the opposite of gather would be to divide into parts. Because separate means to cause to be apart or divided, B is the antonym. Synonyms A/C A is correct because combine means to unite or merge together to form one thing. As this is almost the same as gather, it is its synonym C is correct because group means to put together in a group or groups. As this is almost the same as gather, it is its synonym. 10) Antonym A Because horrible means very unpleasant or likely to cause terror or horror, the opposite of horrible would be very pleasant or wonderful. Because excellent means extremely good or pleasant, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because terrible means awful or extremely unpleasant. As this is almost the same as horrible, it is its synonym. C is correct because scary means frightening. As this is almost the same as horrible, it is its synonym ©SCG Language Tutorials 2014 www.scglanguagetutorials.com
  5. 5. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 5 | P a g e • 1 . 3 Answers and Explanations Antonyms Synonyms 1) A B C 2) C A B 3) B A C 4) A B 5) B A 6) A -- 7) B A C 8) A C 9) B A 10) A B C 1) Antonym A Because often means commonly, frequently occurring or happens often, the opposite of often would be infrequently or not ever happening. Because never means not ever happening, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because usually means occurring or done frequently. As this is almost the same as often, it is its synonym. C is correct because regularly means occurring or done frequently. As this is almost the same as often, it is its synonym. 2) Antonym C Because tiny means very small in size, the opposite of tiny would be very large in overall size. Because huge means very large in overall size, C is the antonym. Synonyms A/B A is correct because small means not large in overall size. As this is almost the same as tiny, it is its synonym. B can be correct in some uses because short means small in height or length, that is one direction rather than in overall size. This is not the exactly the same as tiny, but because someone or something that is short might be tiny in one direction (i.e. height) it is also a synonym in that situation. 3) Antonym B Because part means a piece or segment of something, the opposite of part would be all of something. Because whole is all of something, B is the antonym. Synonyms A/C A is correct because a slice is a thin piece or portion of something. As this is almost the same as part, it is its synonym. C is correct because a piece is a small portion of something. As this is almost the same as part, it is its synonym. 4) Antonym A Because silly means foolish or lacking in common sense, the opposite of silly would be sensible or having good judgment and common sense. Because wise means having good judgment, sense, and knowledge, A is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because dumb means lacking in intelligence. As this is almost the same as silly, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because sad means unhappy. This is not the opposite of silly, nor similar to it. 5) Antonym B Because difficulty means that something is challenging or hard to do, the opposite of a difficulty would be something that is not challenging or hard to do. Because ease is freedom from difficulty or problems, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because trouble is difficulty or problems. As this is the same as difficulty, it is its synonym.
  6. 6. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 6 | P a g e C is incorrect because enjoyment is pleasure. This is not the opposite of difficulty, nor similar to it. 6) Antonym A Because rude means ill-mannered or impolite, the opposite of rude would be well-mannered. Because polite means well-mannered or having behaviour that shows respect for others, A is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: B is incorrect because kind means nice or friendly. This is not the opposite of rude, or similar to it. C is incorrect because awful means very bad. This is not the opposite of rude, or similar to it 7) Antonym B Because sure means certain, the opposite of sure would be unsure or less than certain. Because uncertain means unsure or unknown, B is the antonym. Synonyms A/C A is correct because positive means clear and definite. As this is almost the same as sure, it is its synonym. C is correct because definite means clearly stated. As this is almost the same as sure, it is its synonym. 8) Antonym A Because visit means to stay temporarily at a certain place, the opposite of visit would be to depart a certain place. Because leave means to go away from a certain place, A is the antonym. Synonym C C is correct because travel means to make a journey of some length to somewhere. As this is similar to visit, because you can travel to someplace to visit it, it will be a synonym in that case. B is incorrect because welcome means to kindly accept a visitor or guest. This is not the opposite of visit, nor is it similar to it. 9) Antonym B Because dislike means to feel distaste for, the opposite of dislike would be to like something. Because love means to like very much, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because hate means to feel an intense distaste for. As this is almost the same as dislike, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because avoid means to keep away from. This is not the opposite of dislike. Although one would probably avoid doing something he or she dislikes, it is not a synonym either. 10) Antonym A Because several means more than two but not many, the opposite of several would be zero. Because none means not one, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because many means a large number of. As this is not the opposite of several, and since both several and many mean more than two, it is a synonym. C is correct because some means an unspecified amount of. As this is not the opposite of several, because some could be many or few, it can be its synonym. ©SCG Language Tutorials 2014 www.scglanguagetutorials.com
  7. 7. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 7 | P a g e • 2 . 1 Answers and Explanations Antonyms Synonyms 1) A -- 2) A B C 3) C B 4) B A 5) C B 6) B/C/A -- 7) A B/C 8) A B/C 9) B A/C 10) C A/B 1) Antonym A Because exciting means thrilling or causing great enthusiasm, interest, or eagerness, the opposite of exciting is dull or unable to cause enthusiasm or excitement. Because boring means not interesting or exciting, A is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: B is incorrect because uncommon means out of the ordinary or not occurring often. This is not the opposite of exciting, nor is it similar. C is incorrect because lively means full of energy. This is not the opposite of exciting, nor is it close enough to be a synonym, although lively events may turn out to be exciting. 2) Antonym A Because difficult means hard to accomplish or needing much effort or work to accomplish or understand, the opposite of difficult is easy. Because simple means easily understood or done, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because complex means not easy to understand. This is almost the same as difficult, and is its synonym.. C is correct because challenging means demanding or not easy to accomplish. This is almost the same as difficult, and is its synonym. 3) Antonym C Because playful means light-hearted or fond of games and amusement, the opposite of playful is sombre or depressing in manner. Because serious means sombre and thoughtful in manner, C is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because funny means causing laughter or amusement. This is almost the same as playful, and is its synonym. A is incorrect because horrible means shocking or causing horror. This is not the opposite of playful, nor is it similar. 4) Antonym B Because delight means to please someone greatly, the opposite of delight is to cause displeasure. Because upset means to make someone unhappy, angry, or displeased, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because please means to cause someone to feel happy and satisfied. This is almost the same as delight, and is its synonym. C is incorrect because blame means to assign responsibility to someone for a wrong act. This is not the opposite of delight, because, whilst someone who is blamed for something may feel displeased, blaming is not the same as displeasing. It is not a synonym. 5) Antonym C Because bland means flavourless, the opposite of bland is flavourful. Because tasty means having a pleasant, distinct flavour, C is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because flavourless means having no flavour or taste. This is the same as bland, and is its synonym.
  8. 8. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 8 | P a g e A is incorrect because raw means uncooked. This is not the opposite of bland, nor is it similar. 6) Antonyms B/C/A Because always means at all times or occasions, the opposite of always would be at no times or occasions. Because never means at no times or occasions, B is the antonym. C is also correct because rarely means not often. This is the opposite of always, because something that happens rarely happens on infrequent occasions. By this definition, rarely can be its antonym. A is correct because sometimes means occasionally. Although something that happens sometimes will happen from time to time, and the opposite of something that happens always is something that happens on no occasions, it can mean something that does not happen often. So sometimes can be an antonym of always. . 7) Antonym A Because handsome means good-looking, the opposite of handsome would be unattractive or unpleasant in appearance. Because ugly means unpleasant in appearance, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because pretty means good-looking. As this is the same as handsome, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because gorgeous means very attractive. As this is almost the same as handsome, it is its synonym. [Note: Whilst pretty, handsome, and gorgeous are synonyms, their use as synonyms is gender specific. A man described as handsome is to be admired for his good looks. A woman described as handsome is unlikely to be pleased by this description as it is not always meant as a compliment.] 8) Antonym A Because enormous means very large in size, the opposite of enormous would be very small in size. Because tiny means very small in size, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because heavy means of great weight, and something that is very heavy may be said to have an enormous weight. C is correct because tall means of great height and something that is very tall may be said to be enormous. 9) Antonym B Because stiff means not easily bent, the opposite of stiff would be easily bent. Because flexible means easily bent without breaking, B is the antonym. Synonyms A/C A is correct because hard can mean not easily bent, broken, or pierced. As this is almost the same as stiff, it is its synonym. C is correct because frozen means very cold or turned into ice. This is not the opposite of stiff, but as used in the expression "frozen solid", it is its synonym.¹ ¹Note: Where frozen is used to describe temperature alone, it is not a synonym. As with many antonyms and synonyms context is important. 10) Antonym C Because arrive means to reach one’s destination after travelling, the opposite of arrive would be to leave. Because depart means to leave in order to start a journey, C is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: A is incorrect because enter means to come or go into a place. This is not the opposite of arrive, nor is it similar enough to be a synonym. B is incorrect because welcome means to be glad to receive a visitor. This is not the opposite of arrive, nor is it similar. ©SCG Language Tutorials 2014 www.scglanguagetutorials.com
  9. 9. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 9 | P a g e • 2 . 2 Answers and Explanations Antonyms Synonyms 1) C B 2) B A 3) A/C B 4) C A/B 5) A B/C 6) B A 7) A C 8) C A 9) C B/A 10) A B/C 1) Antonym C Because closed means not open, the opposite of closed would be unclosed. Because open means not closed so as to admit passage or view, C is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because fastened means closed securely. As this is almost the same as closed, it is its synonym. A is incorrect because empty means containing nothing. This is not the opposite of closed, nor is it similar. 2) Antonym B Because begin means to start, the opposite of begin would be to end or complete. Because finish means to end or complete, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because start means to cause something to begin to happen. As this is the same as begin, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because avoid means to keep away from. This is not the opposite of begin, nor is it similar. 3) Antonym A/C Because terrible means extremely bad, the opposite of terrible would be extremely good. Because wonderful means extremely good, A is the antonym. C is correct because beautiful means very good-looking or attractive and refers to appearances only. Because this is the opposite of terrible, where terrible means the same as ugly, C is an antonym. Synonym B B is correct because awful means very bad. As this is the same as terrible, it is its synonym. 4) Antonym C Because short means not great in distance from end to end, the opposite of short would be great in distance from end to end. Because long means a great distance, C is the antonym. Synonyms A/B A is correct because short means little in stature or height and little means small in size. As this is almost the same as short, it is its synonym with this meaning. B is correct because short means a brief time interval and brief means not long-lasting. As this is the same as short, it is its synonym. 5) Antonym A Because fix means to repair or make something that has been damaged better, the opposite of fix would be to harm or damage something. Because break means to damage or make unable to function, A is the antonym.
  10. 10. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 10 | P a g e Synonyms B/C B is correct because repair means to fix something or make something that has been damaged work well. As this is the same as fix, it is its synonym. C is correct because mend means to fix, repair or sew up. As this is the same as fix, it is its synonym. 6) Antonym B Because guest means a person who is invited into someone else’s home, the opposite of a guest would be a person who welcomes others into his or her home. Because a host is someone who welcomes others into his or her home, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because a visitor is a person who is in a place he or she does not live. As this is the same as guest, and is its synonym. C is incorrect because a traveller is someone who travels or is journeying away from his or her home. This is not the opposite of guest, nor is it similar. 7) Antonym A Because buy means to acquire or get something by paying money for it, the opposite of buy would be to get rid of something in exchange for money. Because sell means to give someone something in exchange for money, A is the antonym. Synonym C C is correct because purchase means to get something by paying for it. As this is the same as buy, it is its synonym. B is incorrect because give means to hand over something for free. This is not the opposite of buy, because giving does not mean a financial transaction. 8) Antonym C Because annoy means to make someone a little angry, the opposite of annoy would be to make someone content or not angry. Because calm means to make someone satisfied or not angry, C is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because irritate means to make someone angry, annoyed, or impatient. As this is almost the same as annoy, it is its synonym. B is incorrect because confuse means to make someone feel puzzled or unable to understand something. This is not the opposite of annoy, nor is it similar. 9) Antonym C Because important means of great significance or value, the opposite of important would be unimportant or of little value or significance. Because worthless means having no real value or use, C is the antonym. Synonyms B/A B is correct because weighty means of great significance or value. As this is the same as important, it is its synonym. A is correct because grand means magnificent in appearance, size, or style. This is not the opposite of important, but in English vernacular can mean the same as important, so it is a synonym. 10) Antonym A Because catch means to take control of, the opposite of catch would be to fail to take control of. Because drop means to fail to take control of something and instead let it fall to the ground, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because capture means to take into possession or control by force. as this is almost the same as catch (both involve the taking of something), it is its synonym C is correct because receive means to get or be given something. As this is not the opposite of catch, (both involve the taking or getting of something), it is its synonym. ©SCG Language Tutorials 2014 www.scglanguagetutorials.com
  11. 11. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 11 | P a g e • 2 . 3 Answers and Explanations Antonyms Synonyms 1) C B/A 2) A/C -- 3) B C 4) C -- 5) C B 6) B A 7) B C 8) A B 9) B -- 10) A B/C 1) Antonym C Because trust means to believe in the reliability or truth of something or someone, you, the opposite of trust would be to question the reliability or truth of someone or something. Because doubt means to question or feel uncertain about something, C is the antonym. Synonyms B/A B is correct because know means to be certain about something. As this is almost the same as trust, it is its synonym. A is correct because suppose means an assumption without definite proof of the truth. As this is almost the same as trust, it can also be its synonym. 2) Antonym A/C Because agree means to share the same opinion about something, the opposite of agree is to disagree or to have a different opinion about something. Because differ means to disagree, choice A is correct. C is correct because attack can mean to challenge an idea. As this is the opposite of agree, in this context it can be its synonym. There are no synonyms in this list: B is incorrect because discuss means to talk about something with another person or group of people. This is neither the opposite of agree nor the same thing, because discussing is a method by which an agreement may be reached. 3) Antonym B Because accomplish means to achieve or to complete a task successfully, the opposite of accomplish would be to fail to complete something. Because fail means to be unsuccessful in achieving one’s goals, B is the antonym. Synonym C C is correct because overcome means to succeed in dealing with a problem. As this is almost the same as accomplish, it is its synonym. (A) is incorrect because surrender means to quit fighting and submit to another’s authority or rule. This is not the opposite of accomplish, nor is it similar to it. 4) Antonym C Because shy means bashful or easily frightened away, the opposite of shy would be friendly and socially confident. Because outgoing means friendly and very sociable, C is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: A is incorrect because meek means quiet, gentle, and easily dominated. This is neither the opposite of shy, nor the same thing. It is a characteristic of a shy person (B) is incorrect because quiet means not loud or to keep one's own counsel. This is neither the opposite of shy, nor the same thing. It is a characteristic of a shy person. 5) Antonym C Because soft means not firm or hard to the touch, the opposite of soft would be firm or hard to the touch. Because firm means having a solid, almost hard, surface that is difficult to form or shape, C is the antonym.
  12. 12. GRAMMAR - SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS 003 12 | P a g e Synonym B B is correct because limp means not stiff or hard. As this is almost the same as soft, it is its synonym. A is incorrect because unkind means not nice or friendly. This is not the opposite of soft, nor is it similar. 6) Antonym B Because afraid means frightened or feeling fear, the opposite of afraid would be feeling no fear. Because fearless means lacking fear, B is the antonym. Synonym A A is correct because scared means frightened. As this is the same as afraid, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because peaceful means free from disturbance. This is not the opposite of afraid, nor is it similar. 7) Antonym B Because pleasure means a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment, the opposite of pleasure would be displeasure or discomfort. Because pain is physical discomfort or suffering, B is the antonym. Synonym C C is correct because comfort is a state of physical ease or freedom from pain. As this is almost the same as pleasure, it is its synonym. A is incorrect because boredom is the state of feeling uninterested. This is not the opposite of pleasure, nor is it similar. 8) Antonym A Because injure means to do physical harm or damage to someone or something, the opposite of injure would be to cause someone or something to become healthy again. Because heal means to make a wound or person healthy again, A is the antonym. Synonym B B is correct because harm means to hurt or damage someone. As this is the same as injure, it is its synonym. C is incorrect because hate means to dislike greatly. This is not the opposite of injure, nor is it similar. 9) Antonym B Because enjoy means to take pleasure in, the opposite of enjoy would be to not like something. Because dislike means to feel distaste for or not like something, B is the antonym. There are no synonyms in this list: A is incorrect because disrupt means to interrupt. This is not the opposite of enjoy, nor similar to it. C is incorrect because dispute means to argue about something. This is not the opposite of enjoy, since enjoying is not the same as agreeing, nor similar to it. 10) Antonym A Because plain means simple or undecorated, the opposite of plain would be decorated. Because fancy means elaborately decorated, A is the antonym. Synonyms B/C B is correct because simple means without much decoration. As this is the same as plain, it is its synonym. C is correct because basic means simplest or lowest in level. As this is almost the same as plain, it is its synonym. ©SCG Language Tutorials 2014 www.scglanguagetutorials.com

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