Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 19 - Applying the Meanings
English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 19 - sentences, synonyms, antonyms
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The response to the proposed parking ban was so ___________ that the city council dropped the idea.
Some people have an _________ reaction to aspirin.
His ___________manner kept us from becoming close friends.
Although he sat with the group, he stayed __________from the discussion they were having.
There is an ____________route you could take to get to town, but it's a bit longer.
Your ____________are to come with us or stay home.
Wolves, foxes, dogs, jackals, and dogs are members of the ________ family.
I take my Old English sheepdog to a groomer who specializes in large _____________.
Training is __________for all lifeguards.
It rained for five ____________days last week.
There was not even a gas station on the _____________stretch of highway.
The children were ___________when the kitten got lost in the woods.
The senator __________an aide to meet with reporters.
The rat was _________with a single blow.
A motorcyclist carried the ________________ to the captain.
The medical-insurance providers make a ___________between temporary and permanent employees.
In 2000, the track star Marion Jones had the_________of becoming the first woman to win five medals at one Olylmpics.
Sarah served as class president with _______________.
The pioneers who headed west had to __________ incredible hardship along the way.
Despite occasional quarrels, my grandparents' marriage _________ for over fifty years.
There is no better test of a runners' _________than the marathon.
The supply of fresh vegetables ___________with the season.
In New England, wide temperature _______________are to be expected in October.
Mt. Washington is a ____________climb for most hikers.
We chased the cat away before it could ____________the mouse it had caught.
The entire class ______________in the ticket sale for the school musical.
All the ____________in the Thanksgiving Day parade must be in place by 11:00 a.m.
My grandfather is in __________health for an eighty-year old.
Synonyms: allergic to, conflicting, contrary, detrimental, disadvantageous, down on, down side, have no use for, inimical, injurious, inopportune, negative, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppugning, ornery*, reluctant, repugnant, stuffy, unfortunate, unfriendly, unlucky, unpropitious, unwilling
Antonyms: advantageous, aiding, auspicious, favorable, fortunate, helpful, lucky, propitious
Synonyms: above, apart, casual, chilly, cold, cold fish, cool, detached, distant, forbidding, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, haughty, incurious, indifferent, laid back, lone wolf, loner*, offish, on ice, putting on airs, reserved, secluded, solitary, standoffish, stuck up, supercilious, thick-skinned, unapproachable, unconcerned, unfriendly, uninterested, unresponsive, unsociable, unsympathetic, uppity, withdrawn
Antonyms: concerned, friendly, sociable
Synonyms: another, back-up, different, flipside, other side, second, substitute, surrogate
Synonyms: chow, coyote, cur, dingo, fox, hound, hyena, lobo, mutt, pooch, pup, wolf
Synonyms: compulsatory, de rigueur, forced, imperative, imperious, mandatory, necessary, obligatory, required, requisite
Antonyms: free, liberalized, liberated, optional, unstipulated, voluntary
Synonyms: abandoned, bare, bleak, derelict, desert, destroyed, dreary, empty, forsaken, godforsaken, isolated, lonely, lonesome, lorn, ruined, solitary, unfrequented, uninhabited, unoccupied, vacant, waste, wild
Antonyms: cultivated, populated, used
Synonyms: alacrity, celerity, expedition, expeditiousness, haste, hurry, hustle, precipitateness, promptitude, promptness, quickness, rapidity, rustle, speediness, swiftness
Antonyms: retention, slowing
Synonyms: acumen, acuteness, alterity, analysis, characteristic, clearness, contrast, diagnosis, difference, differential, discernment, discrepancy, discreteness, discretion, discrimination, dissemblance, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, divergence, divergency, division, earmark, estimation, individuality, judgment, mark, marking, nicety, otherness, particularity, peculiarity, penetration, perception, qualification, quality, refinement, sensitivity, separation, sharpness, tact, unlikeness
Synonyms: abide, accustom, allow, be patient with, bear the brunt, brave, brook, cope with, countenance, eat, encounter, experience, face, feel, go through, grin and bear it, hang in, keep up, know, live out, live through, meet with, never say die, permit, put up with, repress feelings, resign oneself, ride out, sit through, stand, stick, stick it out, stomach
, subject to, submit to, suffer, support, sustain, swallow
, take, take it, take patiently, tolerate, undergo, weather, withstand
Synonyms: alter, alternate, be undecided, blow hot and cold, ebb and flow, flutter, go up and down, hem and haw, hesitate, oscillate, rise and fall, seesaw, shift, swing, undulate, vary, veer, vibrate, wave, waver, yo-yo
Antonyms: hold, persist, remain, stay
Synonyms: arduous, backbreaking, brutal, chastening, crushing, demanding, excruciating, exhausting, fatiguing, fierce, grinding, hairy
, hard, harsh, heavy
, laborious, punishing, racking, severe, stiff, strenuous, tiring, torturous, trying
Antonyms: easy, facile
Synonyms: bang, bash, batter, beat, beat up, bludgeon, break face, buffet, claw, clean, drub, flagellate, flail, handle roughly, hit, hurt, ill-treat, knock about, knock around, lacerate, lash, lean on, let have it, maltreat, molest, mug, muscle, paste, paw, pelt, pound, pummel, put in the hospital, rough up, skin, take care of, thrash, trample, wax, whip, work over
Antonyms: guard, maintain, protect, take care
Synonyms: aid, associate with, be a participant, be a party to, be into, chip in, come in, compete, concur, cooperate, engage, engage in, enter into, get in on, get in on the act, go into, have a hand in, have to do with, join in, latch on, lend a hand, partake, perform, play, share, sit in on, sit in, strive, take an interest in, tune in
Antonyms: observe, watch
Synonyms: able-bodied, athletic, boisterous, booming, brawny, built, concentrated, fit, fit as fiddle, flourishing, full-bodied, hale, hardy, hearty, hefty, husky, in fine fettle, in good health, in good shape, in the pink, live, lusty, muscular, peppy, potent, powerful, powerhouse, prospering, prosperous, roaring, robustious, robustuous, rough, rugged, sinewy, snappy, sound, stout, strapping, sturdy, thriving, tiger, tough, vigorous, vital, well, wicked*, zappy, zippy
Antonyms: flabby, infirm, soft, unhealthy, weak