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Antonym Antics

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Our free vocabulary worksheets include some excellent spelling practice, too. Instead of simply learning vocabulary words the old-fashioned, boring way, why not give your students some critical thinking, highly-engaging worksheets like this one?

The printable worksheet on this page features antonyms. Try to solve it yourself first, so you'll know what challenges your students might encounter. Check your answers at the bottom of the page. Then grab the printable page to print for your students. Remember, classroom permission is always granted here at Spelling Words Well!


1. First select the keyword that is spelled correctly.

2. Then find a word in the same row that is an antonym for one of the meanings of the keyword.

Sound simple? Give it a try and find out!

Printable Version

Antonym Antics is a challenging, free vocabulary worksheet from SpellingWordsWell.com

1. frugality A) squandering
2. obtuse D) sensitive
3. tenacious B) fickle
4. chagrin A) triumph
5. quiescent C) dynamic
6. pessimistic B) sanguine
7. integrity B) turpitude
8. resolute C) pliant
9. ignominy C) distinction
10. illuminate C) obfuscate
11. garrulous A) curt
12. melancholic B) jovial

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Author Ann Richmond Fisher

Ann Richmond Fisher is a longtime published educational writer, a former classroom teacher and a former homeschool teacher. Ann's spelling bee resources, graded spelling word lists, spelling games, worksheets, and other language arts resources have become respected around the globe since she launched Spelling-Words-Well in 2010.

Ann is also the creator of www.word-game-world.com.


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