Exhilarating Antonym Exercises
Antonym is a word opposite in meaning to another. The antonym can also be nearly opposite in meaning.
Look at these examples to help you learn about antonyms.
Task 1: Using a thesaurus, find the meanings of each of these
a. Comprehend grasp appreciate disregard
b. Special major conventional choice
c. Conceive neglect disrespect trust
d. Contemplate ignore avoid intend
e. lament celebrate sorrow imagine
f. Meditate consider ignore medical
g. Ponder study discard disagree
h. Reflect disregard rotate join
i. Speculate still ignore suggest
Task 2: Match each word on the left with its antonym.
a. suggest criticise
b. consider cause
c. intend disregard
d. disrespect criticise
e. appreciate deny
f. result disbelieve
g. conventional courtesy
Task 3: Using a thesaurus, find the meanings of each of the
word in italics. Go to the antonyms and choose the
best antonym choice that fits.
a. In preparation for the Heckmondike Grammar preparation, Uzair always
listens to the vocabulary tutor and works hard.
b. The government missed its annual house building target – of building
c. A Bradford primary school where 500 children are enrolled is awarding
incentives as a way of……
d. Ann was described by her friends as a vivacious young lady.
e. Improve is a contemporary brand which is a fusion of American vintage,
mysterious Japanese style graphics with a British Style of tutoring.
Complete each sentence with the correct word.
a. “Being is good for your learning,” advised the UK online tutor.
inquisitive polite generous
b. Before the jump, Ishaq’s friends were , he could beat the world
kiteboarding title and reclaim his speed title.
hopeful delighted criticise
c. The Tutor in Leeds told the children to , their belongings before
leaving the Leeds Tuition centre.
consider ignore gather
d. The parent of each child must their child, keeping them in good study habits.
collect organise appoint
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