Synonyms/ antonyms FP – Term One 2019

1. gentle kind friendly good-hearted
rough unkind harsh cruel
2. gigantic big large huge
tiny small little minute
3. give hand out present donate
take get receive obtain
4. go move leave exit
stay remain stay put sit tight
5. glorious wonderful brilliant magnificent
awful horrible terrible scary

6. good right worthy well-behaved
evil naughty unworthy sinful
7. grand great fine magnificent
ordinary shabby modest inferior
8. great outstanding excellent wonderful
awful bad terrible worthless
9. grow develop spread enlarge
shrink decrease decline dwindle
10. grubby dirty messy grimy
clean neat tidy spotless

*Three types of antonyms (gradable, complementary and relational) can be distinguished. Word meanings are context-dependent.