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List of Synonyms
- Always ~ Forever
- Aid ~ Help, Assist
- Aggressive ~ Militant
- After ~ Following, Next
- Afraid ~ Scared
- Advocate ~ Support
- Zenith ~ Apex
- Yield ~ Produce
- Neutral ~ Impartial
- Nervous ~ Perturbed
- Negligent ~ Inattentive
- Neat ~ Tidy
- Naughty ~ Disobedient
- Mysterious ~ Occult
- Wrong ~ Mistaken
- Worn ~ Old
- Wonderful ~ Marvellous
- Wise ~ Knowing
- Win ~ Succeed
- Hate ~ Loathe
- Hard ~ Firm
- Enemy ~ Opponent
- Encourage ~Support
- Immune ~ Exempt
- Immature ~ Inexperienced
- Immaculate ~ Spotless
- Ignorant ~ Unaware
- Idle ~ Lazy
- Identical ~ Duplicate
- Vague ~ Indistinct
- Vacant ~ Empty
- Urgent ~ Important
- Upset ~ Perturb
- Unbiased ~ Impartial
- Turmoil ~ Disturbance
- Turbulent ~ Blustering
- Trivial ~ Worthless
- Total ~ Entire,
- Thrive ~ Prosper
- Surplus ~ Excess
- Suppress ~ Restrain
- Superb ~ Magnificent
- Sufficient ~ Ample
- Successful ~ Prosperous
- Dead ~ Lifeless
- Dawn ~ Daybreak
- Dark ~ Dismal
- Daring ~ Bold
- Dangerous ~ Unsafe
- Damage ~ Hurt
- Stupid ~ Dense
- Stationary ~ Fixed
- Stable ~ Steady
- Spontaneous ~Automatic
- Special ~ Exceptional
- Nice ~ Pleasing
- New ~ Fresh
- Mourn ~ Grieve
- Morose ~ Sullen
- Morbid ~ Awful
- Moral ~ Ethical
- Monotonous ~ Boring
- Momentous ~ Powerful
- Moderate ~ Lenient
- Mobile ~ Moveable
- Misfortune ~ Mishap
- Mischievous ~Impish
- Mirth ~ Fun
- Minor ~ Lesser
- Militant ~ Combative
- Migrant ~ Drifting
- Mend ~ Repair
- Mediocre ~ Fair
- Mean ~ Unkind
- Maximum ~Uppermost
- Mandatory ~ Required
- Magnify ~ Expand
- Intriguing ~ Fascinating
- Intolerant ~ Bigoted
- Internal ~ Inner
- Intermittent ~ Sporadic
- Infuriate ~ Enrage
- Inferior ~ Substandard
- Independent ~ Autonomous
- Important ~Meaningful
- Impetuous ~ Reckless
- Imperfect ~ Faulty
- Imperative ~ Crucial
- Impatient ~ Eager
- Impartial ~ Neutral
- Humiliate ~ Embarrass
- Humble ~ Modest
- Huge ~ Vast
- Hostile ~ Antagonistic
- Hospitable ~ Cordial
- Honest ~ Truthful
- Hold ~ Grasp
- High ~ Elevated
- Help ~ Aid
- Empty ~ Drain
- Ecstasy ~ Joy
- Eccentric ~ Unusual
- Easy ~ Simple
- Early ~ Premature
- Dumb ~ Stupid
- Dull ~ Blunt
- Dubious ~ Doubtful
- Dry ~ Arid
- Dreadful ~ Terrible
- Drastic ~ Extreme
- Drab ~ Dull
- Doubt ~ Mistrust
- Dormant ~ Inactive
- Antagonize ~ Provoke
- Ambitious ~ Aspiring
- Amateur ~ Beginner
- Docile ~ Tame
- Divide ~ Split
- Diverse ~ Distinct
- Dispute ~ Debate
- Disagree ~ Differ
- Dirty ~ Soiled
- Diminish ~ Curtail
- Dilute ~ Weaken, Thin
- Difficult ~ Hard
- Different ~ Unlike
- Die ~ Expire
- Determined ~Convinced
- Deter ~Prevent
- Detach ~Unfasten
- Dally ~ Loiter
- Cry ~ Sob
- Cruel ~ Mean
- Crazy ~ Insane
- Cranky ~ Cross
- Cosy ~ Comfortable
- Convenient ~ Handy
- Convalesce ~ Recover
- Continue ~ Persist
- Contented ~ Satisfied
- Contaminate ~ Defile
- Vicious ~ Ferocious
- Vibrate ~ Tremble
- Valiant ~ Courageous
- Constantly ~ Always
- Considerate ~ Thoughtful
- Abbreviate ~ Condense
- Abandon ~ Forsake
- Conservative ~ Cautious
- Consecutive ~ Successive
- Conscious ~ Aware
- Conscientious ~ Virtuous
- Connect ~ Join
- Congested ~ Stuffed
- Confuse ~ Complicate
- Conform ~ Comply
- Conflict ~ Oppose
- Conflict ~ Fight
- Confine ~ Contain
- Before ~ Prior
- Beautiful ~ Attractive
- Bashful ~ Shy
- Barren ~ Infertile
- Ban ~ Forbid
- Awkward ~ Clumsy
- Awful ~ Atrocious
- Arrogant ~ Haughty
- Arrive ~ Reach, Come
- Approve ~ Endorse
- Apparent ~ Evident
- Adult ~ Grown-Up
- Adjourn ~ Postpone
- Achieve ~ Accomplish
- Accurate ~ Correct
- Abundant ~ Ample
- Above ~ Overhead
- Able ~ Capable
- Ability ~ Skill
Synonyms List with Examples
Always ~ Forever
- The husband is always the last to know.
- Time goes with the wind, I love you forever.
Aid ~ Help, Assist
- We will aid their struggle against violent repression.
- Several people were passing but nobody offered to help.
Aggressive ~ Militant
- Some children are much more aggressive than others.
- The fiery right-wing leader toned down his militant statements after the meeting.
After ~ Following, Next
- Dogs that run after many hares kill none.
- The following is a summary of our conclusions.
Afraid ~ Scared
- Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
- They had their opponent running scared.
Advocate ~ Support
- The group does not advocate the use of violence.
- She prostituted herself in order to support her children.
Zenith ~ Apex
- In the 1860s, Tolstoy was at the zenith of his achievement.
- At 37, she’d reached the apex of her career.
Yield ~ Produce
- That apple tree yields plenty of apples.
- Earthquakes produce two types of seismic waves.
Neutral ~ Impartial
- I always tried to remain neutral when they started arguing.
- Far from being impartial, he had an obvious target.
Nervous ~ Perturbed
- I felt really nervous before the interview.
- We were perturbed to hear of his disappearance.
Negligent ~ Inattentive
- She was negligent in her work.
- Roger was hyperactive and inattentive as a child.
Neat ~ Tidy
- She always kept her room neat.
- She left a tidy fortune when she died.
Naughty ~ Disobedient
- Those naughty boys have been acting up again.
- She jumps on her children instantly if they’re disobedient.
Mysterious ~ Occult
- The distant mountains looked hazy and mysterious.
- Dahmer’s family feared he was involved in the occult.
Wrong ~ Mistaken
- Naturally, I get upset when things go wrong.
- It was a simple case of mistaken identity.
Worn ~ Old
- Your blanket is worn out.
- An old dog will learn no new tricks.
Wonderful ~ Marvellous
- Flying a plane is wonderful, you have no idea.
- He’s done a marvellous job of the decorating.
Wise ~ Knowing
- Honest men marry soon, wise men not at all.
- Ron gave her a knowing smile.
Win ~ Succeed
- We appealed to reason to win our argument.
- Sadness and gladness succeed each other.
Hate ~ Loathe
- She professed to hate her nickname.
- I loathe negativity. I can’t stand people who moan.
Hard ~ Firm
- Poverty and love are hard to hide.
- A relatively firm material can be anticipated.
Enemy ~ Opponent
- He who overcomes his anger subdues his greatest enemy.
- He socked his opponent on the jaw.
- Remove dead leaves to encourage new growth.
- She prostituted herself in order to support her children.
Immune ~ Exempt
- I’m immune to smallpox as a result of vaccination.
- The interest on the money is exempt from tax.
Immature ~ Inexperienced
- He implied that we were emotionally immature.
- Given that they’re inexperienced, they’ve done a good job.
Immaculate ~ Spotless
- He gave an immaculate performance as the aging hero.
- The house was bright and absolutely spotless .
Ignorant ~ Unaware
- To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
- Many people are unaware of just how much food and drink they consume.
Idle ~ Lazy
- An idle brain is the devil’s workshop.
- He felt too lazy to get out of bed.
Identical ~ Duplicate
- The handwriting on both cheques is identical.
- Is this a duplicate or the original?
Vague ~ Indistinct
- His vague ideas crystallized into a definite plan.
- I have only an indistinct memory of my grandfather.
Vacant ~ Empty
- Are there any vacant rooms in this hotel?
- An empty hand is no lure for a hawk.
Urgent ~ Important
- I must post this letter; it’s urgent.
- War is much too important to be left to the military.
Upset ~ Perturb
- He was too upset to be rational.
- My unexpected arrival didn’t perturb him in the least.
Unbiased ~ Impartial
- Every effort is made to obtain an unbiased opinion.
- Reporters must be impartial and not show political bias.
Turmoil ~ Disturbance
- We need to see powerful men in turmoil.
- Troops were brought in to put down the disturbance.
Turbulent ~ Blustering
- This has been a turbulent week for the government.
- He was still blustering, but there was panic in his eyes.
Trivial ~ Worthless
- He often dissipated his energies in trivial matters.
- He dismissed the opinion polls as worthless.
Total ~ Entire
- Nobody can envisage the consequences of total nuclear war.
- The entire family was demeaned by his behaviour.
Thrive ~ Prosper
- A business cannot thrive without investment.
- The children seemed to prosper under their grandparent’s care.
Surplus ~ Excess
- It’s an essay heavy with surplus phrasing.
- Trim off the excess pastry using a sharp knife.
Suppress ~ Restrain
- He continued to suppress the people and serve the imperialists.
- I had to restrain her from running out into the street.
Superb ~ Magnificent
- Congratulations on a superb performance!
- The Capitol is a magnificent building.
Sufficient ~ Ample
- Is it available in sufficient quantity?
- There was ample time to get to the airport.
Successful ~ Prosperous
- He was successful in everything he did.
- New York is a prosperous city.
Dead ~ Lifeless
- A living dog is better than a dead lion.
- His lifeless body lay on the floor.
Dawn ~ Daybreak
- The dawn was filled with the sound of birds.
- We sailed out of the harbour at daybreak.
Dark ~ Dismal
- Rain comes after sunshine, and after a dark cloud, a clear sky.
- Christmas will be dismal without the children.
Daring ~ Bold
- Bergit was probably more daring than I was.
- The young man is a bold warrior.
Dangerous ~ Unsafe
- Diseases of the soul are more dangerous than those of the body.
- An appeal court decided their convictions were unsafe.
Damage ~ Hurt
- The insurers will need to assess the flood damage.
- She hurt herself while rescuing the child.
Stupid ~ Dense
- I can’t get this bloody stupid thing to work.
- The body was found hidden in dense undergrowth.
Stationary ~ Fixed
- The bus crashed into a stationary vehicle.
- The date for the panel discussion is fixed now.
Stable ~ Steady
- The prices of the commodities are quite stable this year.
- He has the advantage of a steady job.
- The crowd gave a spontaneous cheer.
- The heating system has an automatic temperature control.
Special ~ Exceptional
- This type of wood needs special treatment.
- His translation is exceptional in its poetic quality.
Nice ~ Pleasing
- Did you see Tom’s new house? It’s really nice.
- He manifested a pleasing personality on stage.
New ~ Fresh
- Everything is good when new, but a friend when old.
- She gave fresh momentum to the campaign.
Mourn ~ Grieve
- Hundreds of people gathered to mourn the slain president.
- Yet they are not supposed to grieve.
Morose ~ Sullen
- Since the accident she’s been morose and moody.
- The offenders lapsed into a sullen silence.
Morbid ~ Awful
- He had a morbid fascination with blood.
- Jill gradually became aware of an awful smell.
Moral ~ Ethical
- He turns every subject into a moral discussion.
- It was a debate which aroused fervent ethical arguments.
Monotonous ~ Boring
- Our team kept losing with monotonous regularity.
- In life, then boring time, also are limited edition.
Momentous ~ Powerful
- His colleagues all recognized that this was a momentous occasion.
- You need a powerful saw to cut through metal.
Moderate ~ Lenient
- Even moderate amounts of alcohol can be dangerous.
- He believes the government already is lenient with drug traffickers.
Mobile ~ Moveable
- People these days are much more socially mobile.
- An adjustable lighting fixture has a moveable housing.
Misfortune ~ Mishap
- They commiserated the misfortune of their teacher.
- No one could hush up this mishap.
- Her eyes danced with mischievous amusement.
- He takes an impish delight in shocking the press.
Mirth ~ Fun
- Her body began to shake with mirth.
- He never lost his innate sense of fun.
Minor ~ Lesser
- A biopsy is usually a minor surgical procedure.
- He was encouraged to plead guilty to the lesser offence.
Militant ~ Combative
- She was misrepresented in the press as a militant.
- Her tough combative spirit seemed essentially unimpaired.
Migrant ~ Drifting
- A lot of factory work is done by migrant workers.
- A tiny fishing boat was drifting slowly along.
Mend ~ Repair
- Could you mend my bike for me?
- He mixed up some plaster to repair the wall.
Mediocre ~ Fair
- I thought the book was pretty mediocre.
- The belly is not filled with fair words.
Mean ~ Unkind
- I don’t think she’s mean.
- Unkindness often reacts on the unkind person.
- There is a maximum length of 2 500 words.
- The economy appears to be uppermost in people’s minds.
Mandatory ~ Required
- The offence carries a mandatory life sentence.
- Some persuasion would be required to overcome her scruples.
Magnify ~ Expand
- He tried to magnify the part he played in the battle.
- He did not expand greatly on his statement.
Intriguing ~ Fascinating
- This intriguing book is both thoughtful and informative.
- That sounds absolutely fascinating.
Intolerant ~ Bigoted
- They are deeply intolerant of all opposition.
- He was too narrow-minded and prejudiced – and bigoted.
Internal ~ Inner
- The company encourages internal promotion.
- The sunlight hardly penetrated the inner room.
Intermittent ~ Sporadic
- Did you hear the intermittent sound outside?
- Since then he has been on sporadic drinking binges.
Infuriate ~ Enrage
- I was absolutely infuriated with him.
- She was enraged by his presumption.
Inferior ~ Substandard
- Her obvious popularity made me feel inferior.
- He says they’re substandard and unfit to be lived in.
Independent ~ Autonomous
- Your questions should be independent of each other.
- Higher education is relatively autonomous from the state.
- It was revealed that important evidence had been suppressed.
- We have had meaningful negotiations and I believe we are very close to a deal.
Impetuous ~ Reckless
- He was high-spirited and impetuous.
- He had always been reckless with money.
Imperfect ~ Faulty
- Our understanding of cancer remains imperfect.
- The money will be used to repair faulty equipment.
Imperative ~ Crucial
- In business, a prompt reply is imperative.
- The allegiance of uncommitted voters will be crucial.
Impatient ~ Eager
- He gave another impatient glance at his watch.
- Everyone in the class seemed eager to learn.
Impartial ~ Neutral
- Reporters must be impartial and not show political bias.
- Journalists are supposed to be politically neutral.
Humiliate ~ Embarrass
- You should not humiliate her in public.
- She dragged up that incident just to embarrass me.
Humble ~ Modest
- In my humble opinion, he will win the election.
- Might I make a modest suggestion?
Huge ~ Vast
- The bomb blew a huge hole in the ground.
- The dictionary is a vast treasure trove of information.
Hostile ~ Antagonistic
- She found his manner towards her distinctly hostile.
- He is always antagonistic towards new ideas.
Hospitable ~ Cordial
- The locals are hospitable and welcoming.
- We maintain cordial relations with our neighbours.
Honest ~ Truthful
- Thank you for being so honest with me.
- They were less than truthful about their part in the crime.
Hold ~ Grasp
- He knows much who knows how to hold his tongue.
- She has a comprehensive grasp of the subject.
High ~ Elevated
- No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
- He was elevated to the post of prime minister.
Help ~ Aid
- The President elevated him to the House of Lords.
- Some people take up yoga to aid relaxation.
Empty ~ Drain
- The house stands desolate and empty.
- A drain carries surplus water to the river.
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