Do You Know the Synonyms of These Words?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

Do You Know the Synonyms of These Words?
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About This Quiz

OK, word nerds. Now is your chance to prove the very thing you brag about and annoy your friends with. During this synonyms quiz, we are going to put your knowledge of words to the test. Out of 35 words that we present to you and ask you to pair up with their synonyms, how many do you think you'll get right? 

While we aren't going to make this quiz too easy, we promise to make it interesting. Figuring out how many words you can match with a synonym is not only good for your ego, it's good for your brain. Even if you cannot match all the words to their synonyms, we think that you will surprise yourself! 

As we question our way through this quiz, we will ask you about a word. Then, you will have four options and the chance to choose the correct synonym. We encourage you to be brave, courageous and full of internal fortitude as you carefully choose the synonym, or the occasional antonym, you think pairs with the word we've asked you about. 

Do you know your words as well as you think you do? After you identify these synonyms, you will know for sure!

Which word is a synonym of huge?
Enormous
If something is huge, it is also enormous. Other great synonyms for huge include: vast, large and giant.
Minute
Teeny
Petite

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Which word means the same as help?
Deter
Assist
If you were to sabotage, resist or deter a situation, you would not be helping. If you were to assist, you would be helping to make the situation better.
Resist
Sabotage

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Which word is the antonym of opportunity?
Chance
Prospect
Option
Disadvantage
If you have an opportunity, you also have a chance, a prospect and a different option for the future. Facing a disadvantage is the opposite of having an opportunity.

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Which word is a synonym for destiny?
Fate
Both your destiny and your fate await you after this quiz. Try not to have the misfortune of those who have come before you.
Misfortune
Dream
Hope

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Which word also means cold?
Hot
Warm
Chilly
You seem very friendly and warm to us. If you were to present yourself as cold, we would let you know you're being a little chilly.
Friendly

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Which word is a synonym for incredible?
Mediocre
Passable
Amazing
You are incredible and you are amazing. We are not just saying that. You are far above average and you'll never be mediocre.
Average

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Which word also means fly?
Ground
Spider
Soar
If you are flying, you are also soaring. While floating sounds similar to flying, you cannot really float on air unless you are helium.
Float

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Which word also means important?
Unnecessary
Insignificant
Pressing
When something is important, it takes priority. It does not come second, and it takes a pressing spot on the list of things to do.
Secondary

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Which word is not a synonym for moody?
Changeable
Stable
When you are moody, your emotions are changeable, you might be sulky, or you might be touchy. However, you will not be considered stable when you are moody.
Sulky
Touchy

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Which word also means show?
Conceal
Hide
Mask
Display
If you are showing something off, you are putting it on display for the whole world to see. You are not concealing, hiding or masking the thing you want others to see.

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Which word means observe?
Look
When you take a deeper look at something, you are observing it. If you were to ignore, hide or pretend like you didn't see anything, you wouldn't be observing it at all.
Ignore
Hide
Pretend

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Which word does not mean quiet?
Still
Calm
Raucous
When you are being raucous at a party, you are not being quiet. It is only when you are still, mute or calm that you could be considered quiet.
Mute

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Which word is a synonym for strange?
Peculiar
We do not encourage normal, average or usual thinking around here. We encourage you to be peculiar.
Normal
Average
Usual

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Which word does not mean use?
Employ
Expend
Utilize
Save
When we use something, we employ, expend or utilize it. We do not save it for later.

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Which word also means hate?
Love
Abhor
When you hate something, you also abhor it. Although it has been said that love cannot come without hate, we abhor that idea.
Cherish
Peace

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Which word does not mean dull?
Vibrant
When things are dull, they are often unimaginative, tiring or out right boring. Dull is the exact opposite of our very vibrant quiz.
Unimaginative
Tiring
Boring

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Which word is a synonym for fair?
Bias
Just
Our court systems are designed to be fair and just. They do not practice dishonesty, bias or prejudiced lawmaking.
Dishonest
Prejudiced

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Which word also means gash?
Seam
Seal
Stitch
Cut
If something is seamed, sealed or stitched, it does not have a gash. A gash is more commonly, and less dramatically, known as a cut.

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Which word is a synonym for delicious?
Bland
Tasteless
Scrumptious
There's nothing more scrumptious or delicious than a bowl of macaroni and cheese. It's never bland, tasteless, or gross!
Gross

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Which word does not mean the same as bad?
Evil
Spoiled
Average
When milk spoils, it smells bad enough to be considered evil, spoiled or wicked. You might not like average milk, but it takes the cake over an expired jug.
Wicked

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Which word also means bright?
Dull
Flat
Subdued
Radiant
The brightest stars in the sky are not flat, dull or subdued. They are so radiant, you can see them here on earth.

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Which word is a synonym for crooked?
Curved
If something is straight, erect and upright, it is not crooked. Something that is crooked is zigzagged or curved.
Straight
Erect
Upright

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Which word is a synonym for energetic?
Sluggish
Slow
Peppy
When you are energetic, you have a little pep in your step. Being energetic does not involve being sluggish, slow or feeling drained.
Drained

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Which word is an antonym for trouble?
Ease
If you have having a misfortune, a conflict or a concern, you might be in trouble. When everything is moving along with ease, you are trouble-free.
Concern
Conflict
Misfortune

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Which word also means ugly?
Pleasant
Beautiful
Hideous
During Halloween, all the hideous and ugly masks hit the shelves. It wouldn't be the same holiday if everything were plain, beautiful or pleasant.
Plain

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Which word also means place?
Spot
If something is in the right place, it is in the correct spot. Though place can mean many things, it usually refers to location.
Move
Thing
Person

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Which word also means neat?
Unorganized
Tidy
While some of us are capable of keeping tidy desks, many around the office are messy, cluttered and unorganized. We know your desk is neat and clean.
Messy
Cluttered

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Which word also means old?
Ancient
We refer to old civilizations as being ancient. It's not only a matter of respect, they are not recent, current or fresh on the human scene.
Recent
Current
Fresh

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Which word also means part?
Whole
All
Entire
Portion
If you want your part of the pie, you had better rush to get your portion. While it might be tempting, you cannot eat the whole pie!

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Which word is a synonym for popular?
Celebrated
In our culture, popular actors and musicians are celebrated. It's hard to worship them if they are unfavorable, unknown or too uncommon.
Unfavored
Unknown
Uncommon

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Which word means the same as great?
Mediocre
Average
Normal
Grand
When you are great, you are far from normal, average or mediocre. If you are great, you are beyond grand. You are in the realm of the distinguished.

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Which word is a synonym for happy?
Upset
Joyful
When you are happy, you are filled with joy. When you are confused, troubled or upset, it's a little hard to be happy.
Troubled
Confused

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Which word also means plan?
Plot
When you are busy planning to take over the universe, you are making a plot that will affect all of humanity. You can improve until you've completed it, but you'll need to execute the action during the next step.
Improvisation
Execute
Action

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Which word is a synonym for false?
Fact
True
Spurious
No one cares for false or spurious news. News should be true, proven and full of facts.
Proven

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Which word also means angry?
Chill
Enraged
There's no need to get angry or engaged. Forget about your sadness, stay calm and chill out before you take another quiz.
Calm
Sad

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