Antonyms Are So Opposite

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I always say the opposite of what I mean. An antonym is a word that has the opposite meaning of another word. DIRECTIONS: Read each sentence below. Write an antonym on the line for each underlined word. 1. Expecting to get home late, Jim was pleased to arrive early. 2. Harriet didn’t know that the diamond was genuine. 3. Ed likes to engage the apes at the zoo. 4. Rachel was suspicious of Jason’s comment. 5. Only the most elite in town belong to that club. 6. We found her story to be enigmatic. 7. We hope for certain attributes in our new teacher. 8. The class was excruciating. 9. John’s comment was both overt and offensive. 10. At seven, Ryan was already a prodigy. 11. The boys defaced the wall of the gymnasium. 12. Paul is adept at building things. 13. Her decorations were extremely ornate. 14. Their antics were getting on our nerves. CCSS.L.8.5.B |©