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OPPOSITE ADJECTIVES

I.  Look and match.
1                     13        
2                      14         
3                              15       
 
4                              16       
 
5                              17          
 
6                                18      
 
7                        19            
 
8                              20         
 
9                        21            
 
10                     22         
 
11                         23           
 
12          
 
 
 
II. Read the clues and complete the crossword with the opposite adjectives:
 
2 4 6 10 12
1 13
5 11
3 8
9 7
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

1.  ugly                       11.  quiet

2.  low                      12.  old 
 
3.  cool                       13.  small
4.  modern             14.  ugly
 
5.  short                     15.  full
6.  neat                 16.  difficult
7.  weak                      17.  geeky
8.  fat                   18.  thin
 
9.  light                       19.  dirty
10.  tall                  20.  fast
 
III.  Some more opposite words (nouns and adverbs included).  Watch and choose the right words:
 
 
1.  Which of these is/are opposite for 'hot'?                             6.  When we compare height the right opposites are...
 
cold                                                                                      tall- short
thin                                                                                        high - short
icy                                                                                        long - short
 
2.  The cook is the video is....?                                                  7.  What is the opposite for 'empty'?
 thin                                                                                       up
 chubby                                                                                  full
 overweight                                                                             down
 
3.  Which is the antonym of 'beautiful'?                                   8.  What is the antonym of 'up'?
 
 attractive                                                                            left
 bad-looking                                                                          night
 unattractive                                                                          down
 
4.  These are words with the same meaning of 'old':                   9.  Which of these is the right antonym for 'right'?
 mature                                                                                  left
 aged                                                                                     up
  young                                                                                   day
 
5.  The antonym of dried-up is...
  dry
  dried
  wet
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

       

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