Fun with Synonyms 2

Fun with Synonyms 2

 

FOR each set of three words below, find a rhyme for the second and third words so that you get three words (including the italicised word, which rhymes with the first word) that are synonyms of each other.

Example: dry, keep, lob             > cry, weep, sob.

1. ear, thread, night                    > fear, ____, ____

2. clasp, rant, bluff                      > gasp, ____, ____

3. dine, titter, listen                     > shine, ____, ____

4. wrong, thorny, unjust            > strong, ___, ____

5. twin, clean, dim                       > thin, ____, ____

6. beat, assume, suggest             > eat, ____, ____

7. nourish, dive, throw               > flourish, ____, ____

8. annoy, abolish, graze              > destroy, ___, ____

9. stab, hatch, touch                   > grab, ____, ____

10. decrease, discharge, torment > increase, ____, ____

11. grave, glaring, cold                > brave, ____, ____

12. vast, drift, neat                       > fast, ____, ____

13. recent, copper, vigorous       > decent, ____, ____

14. grief, worse, hurt                   > brief, ____, ____

15. tough, jumpy, Stephen         > rough, ____, ____

16. running, draughty, ply        > cunning, ____, ____

17. entice, extract, extinct         > precise, ____, ____

18. heartbroken, blank, grunt > outspoken, ____, ____

19. royal, blue, instant               > loyal, ____, ____

20. inert, jubilant, scary           > alert, ____, ____

 

                                       

                       Answers

 

 

1. dread, fright

2. pant, puff

3. glitter, glisten

4. brawny, robust

5. lean, slim

6. consume, ingest

7. thrive, grow

8. demolish, raze

9. snatch, clutch

10. enlarge, augment

11. daring, bold

12. swift, fleet

13. proper, decorous

14. terse, curt

15. bumpy, uneven

16. crafty, sly

17. exact, distinct

18. frank, blunt

19. true, constant

20. vigilant, wary

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