Syn = alike; Nym = name

Synonyms are words that are almost the same in meaning. For example: little / small; big / large.

Turn each of the words in the pairs below into synonyms by takings a single letter from one of the two words and placing it somewhere in the other one. You may not rearrange the order of the other letters.

pier / tat

crates / pries

singe / lone

shovel / hack

sash / cult

spiny / grate

sore / stave

Example: pier / tat  – take ‘r’ from ‘pier’ and add to ‘tat’ as third letter. Now we have synonyms ‘pie’ and ‘tart’.

Can I tempt any of my 1st, 5th or 6th years with prizes?


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