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Can You Match the Word to Its Synonym?
by Becky Stigall
A synonym is a word that has the same meaning as another word. We'll give you a word, you select the correct synonym. How many will you get right? Let's go!

Advance

  • Pretend
  • Proceed
  • Away
  • Distance

Flee

  • Come
  • Run
  • Clear
  • Hardy

Injure

  • Fix
  • Repair
  • Harm
  • Stitch

Tranquil

  • Calm
  • Mad
  • Angry
  • Irate

Hasten

  • Slow
  • Hurry
  • Pokey
  • Sloth

Camouflage

  • Reveal
  • Carry
  • Hide
  • Throw

Execute

  • Don't
  • Corral
  • Candy
  • Do

Possess

  • Do
  • Count
  • Leave
  • Have

Consume

  • Clear
  • Land
  • Use
  • Fly

Obtain

  • Go
  • Near
  • Get
  • Save

Retain

  • Leave
  • Here
  • Keep
  • Catch

Seize

  • Serrate
  • Separate
  • Take
  • Slant

Create

  • Destroy
  • Clamp
  • Make
  • Horrid

Shatter

  • Repair
  • Close
  • Clamp
  • Break

Demolish

  • Repair
  • Close
  • Destroy
  • Collar

Murder

  • Kill
  • Birth
  • New
  • Candy

Cleave

  • Big
  • Little
  • Cut
  • Green

Tumble

  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Soar

  • Land
  • Sink
  • Fly
  • Ground

Determine

  • Unease
  • Query
  • Tell
  • Decide

Assist

  • Clear
  • Help
  • Corner
  • Clause

Imprint

  • Clear
  • Erase
  • Mark
  • Wipe

Scheme

  • Color
  • Dawn
  • Glide
  • Plot

Display

  • Show
  • Shadow
  • Shade
  • Swarm

Standard

  • Abnormal
  • Weird
  • Normal
  • Unusual

Infuriate

  • Bless
  • Clear
  • Anger
  • Easy

Disclose

  • Tell
  • Hide
  • Conceal
  • Calm

Recede

  • Retreat
  • Come
  • Parlay
  • Handsome

Alarm

  • Anticipate
  • Bless
  • Fear
  • Close

Temperamental

  • Moody
  • Nice
  • Calm
  • Bliss

Loathe

  • Love
  • Hate
  • Like
  • Adore

Corrupt

  • Good
  • Great
  • Bad
  • Wholesome

Twisted

  • Straight
  • Linear
  • Parallel
  • Crooked

Tedious

  • Dull
  • Exciting
  • Exasperating
  • Enthralling

Beautiful

  • Ugly
  • Misfortune
  • Gorgeous
  • Slay