Unformatted text preview: feel the need for extra help when you write, use a dictionary. It can help you to see the subtle differences in how a word can be used. For even more help, check out a dictionary of synonyms and antonyms. These dictionaries deﬁne all the synonyms and antonyms so you’re less likely to substitute a word that doesn’t make sense. P R AC T I C E 1 : I D E N T I F Y I N G U S E F U L SY N O N Y M S
Circle the answer that means the same as the underlined word in each sentence. 1. A funhouse mirror can really distort your image! a. deform b. disappear c. repeat d. extend 2. The price of gasoline ﬂuctuates daily. a. spin out of control b. run faster c. change frequently d. disappear 3. Falling down when you’re learning to ride a bicycle is inevitable. a. impossible b. certain to happen c. unequal d. uncertain 66 tools for building word power 4. The teacher offered bonus points as an incentive to completing the homework. a. a goal b. a stimulus to action c. a deterrent d. a valuable 5. The iPod is an innovation in...
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