Synonyms & Antonyms RL – Reading Manipulatives antonym. A word or phrasewith the opposite meaning to another. Example. Download information sheets. Antonyms and synonyms (PDF) and example like Synonyms and Antonyms. Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. ○. Warm is an antonym for cool. ○. Strong is an antonym for weak.

SYNONYMS                                    WORD                      ANTONYMS

 Desert, forsake, vacate abandon Reclaim, keep, cherish, hold
Decrease, lessen, mitigate abate amplify, perpetuate, revive
Compress, condense abbreviate expand enlarge, amplify
Shorten, curtail, attenuate,
Kidnap, entice, seize, abduct resume, restore, deliver
Abominate, leather, hate abhor desire, admire, love
Capacity, competency, fitness ability inability, incapability, unfitness
Disown, deny, renounce, abjure pledge (Allegiance), avow
Forswear, retract Acknowledge, vindicate
Renunciation, denial abnegation indulgence, license
Irregular, unnatural, unusual abnormal normal, ordinary, natural,Usual
Expunge, cancel, efface, obliterate abolish Repair, establish, institute,Bear, produce
Detest, loathe, abhor, hate abominate love, like, desire
Overflow, teem, swarm abound vanish, decay, fail, lessen
Steep, sudden, precipitous aborts smooth, gliding, courteous,
Pure, simple, perfect, entire, absolute responsible, condition,
Exonerate, acquit, free, forgive absolve convict, bind, compel, charge

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