Synonyms Worksheet and Games

Synonyms Chart

Good copy should not be lazy. Synonyms are words that have the same or similar meaning. One way to improve your writing is by replacing common words with more descriptive synonyms. Find words that will accurately describe. I use this synonyms worksheet to help me find descriptive fabulous words. Try some of these Online Games: Synonym Toast An Evil Sandwich Making Guy plans to destroy the world by burying it under bread! Help Captain Huggy eat up all the bread by matching words that are similar to each other in this fun game from Scholastic. Synonym Challenge In a race against the clock, pair a word with its matching synonym in this quick game from Sadlier-Oxford. There are many words to choose from, … Continue reading

Synonyms for Commonly Used Words

Synonyms are words that have similar meanings.  Dictionaries often use synonyms in their definitions.  There are whole books of synonyms and special reference words, such as the thesaurus, that have clusters of words or phrases, all with similar meanings.  These are particularly useful in finding just the right word when writing.   Amazing– incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger– enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry– mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed Answer– reply, respond, retort, acknowledge Ask– question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz Awful– dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant Bad– evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful, depraved, rotten, contaminated, … Continue reading