ANTONYMS

Antonyms are words that have entirely opposite or contrasting meanings.
In Greek ‘anti’ means opposite and ‘onym’ means name hence forming the
word antonym with a Greek origin. Such words are very commonly used in
everyday language and many will be familiar to us. Here are some

examples

1. Truth × lie.
2. Good × bad.
3. Enemy × friend.
4. Antonym × synonym.
5. Love × hate.
6. Vacant × occupied.
7. Happy × sad.
8. Hero × villain.
9. Smile × frown.
10. Hope × despair.
11. Scarce × abundant.
12. Justice × injustice.
13. Arrogant × humble.
14. Hostile × friendly.
15. Import × export.
16. Dark × bright.
17. Perfect × imperfect.
18. Common × unique.
19. Weak × strong.
20. Clean × dirty.
21. Hard × soft.
22. Shy × confident.
23. Joy × anguish.
24. Trust × distrust.
25. High × low.
26. Summit × bottom.
27. Night × day.
28. On × off.

29. True × false.
30. Inside × outside.
31. Exterior × interior.
32. Push × pull.
33. Enter × exit.
34. Find × lose.
35. First × last.
36. Health × sick
37. Empty × full
38. Tough × tender
39. Winter × summer
40. Front × back

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