Fun with synonyms 5

   Fun with synonyms 5

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

1. invent, upset, sue                  > repent, ____, ____

2. appeal, destined, provoke   > repeal, ____, ____

3. event, cinder, stampede      > prevent, ____, ____

4. chalice, gate, write               > malice, ____, ____

5. tarnish, acorn, operate       > garnish, ____, ____

6. revel, brat, Stephen             > level, ____, ____

7. obsess, late, amaze               > assess, ____, ____

8. prepare, match, send          > repair, ____, ____

9. resist, control, banister      > enlist, ____, ____

10. fierce, thrill, score              > pierce, ____, ____

11. deal, lure, implore               > heal, ____, ____

12. withstand, dwell, release   > expand, ____, ____

13. connect, hard, yield            > protect, ____, ____

14. inept, guild, efficient          > adept, ____, ____

15. grow, curl, cling                   > throw, ____, ____

16. reap, disrupt, clear              > steep, ____, ____

17. reside, acerbate, stain          > subside, ____, ____

18. stealthy, lonesome, frail      > healthy, ____, ____

19. slither, swivel, lilt                 > wither, ____, ____

20. floral, broken, herbal         > oral, ____, ____

 

          Answers:

         

1.regret, rue 2.rescind, revoke 3.hinder, impede 4.hate, spite 5.adorn, decorate

6.flat, even 7.rate, appraise 8.patch, mend 9.enrol, register 10.drill, bore

11.cure, restore 12.swell, increase 13.guard, shield 14.skilled, proficient

15.hurl, fling 16.abrupt, sheer 17.abate, wane 18.wholesome, hale 19.shrivel, wilt 20.spoken, verbal

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