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90+ Synonyms To expect in JAMB Use of English



 Amazing — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary

Anger — enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden

Angry — mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed

Answer — reply, respond, retort, acknowledge

Ask — question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz

  Awful — dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant

 Bad — evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful, depraved, rotten, contaminated, spoiled, tainted, harmful, injurious, unfavorable, defective, inferior, imperfect, substandard, faulty, improper, inappropriate, unsuitable, disagreeable, unpleasant, cross, nasty, unfriendly, irascible, horrible, atrocious, outrageous, scandalous, infamous, wrong, noxious, sinister, putrid, snide, deplorable, dismal, gross, heinous, nefarious, base, obnoxious, detestable, despicable, contemptible, foul, rank, ghastly, execrable

  Beautiful — pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling

  Begin — start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate

  Big — enormous, huge, immense, gigantic, vast, colossal, gargantuan, large, sizable, grand, great, tall, substantial, mammoth, astronomical, ample, broad, expansive, spacious, stout, tremendous, titanic, mountainous

  Brave — courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, plucky, daring, heroic, valorous, audacious, bold, gallant, valiant, doughty, mettlesome

  Break — fracture, rupture, shatter, smash, wreck, crash, demolish, Atomize

  Bright — shining, shiny, gleaming, brilliant, sparkling, shimmering, radiant, vivid, colorful, lustrous, luminous, incandescent, intelligent, knowing, quick-witted, smart, intellectual

  Calm — quiet, peaceful, still, tranquil, mild, serene, smooth, composed, collected, unruffled, level-headed, unexcited, detached, aloof

  Come — approach, advance, near, arrive, reach

  Cool — chilly, cold, frosty, wintry, icy, frigid

  Crooked — bent, twisted, curved, hooked, zigzag

  Cry — shout, yell, yowl, scream, roar, bellow, weep, wail, sob, bawl

  Cut — gash, slash, prick, nick, sever, slice, carve, cleave, slit, chop, crop, lop, reduce

  Dangerous — perilous, hazardous, risky, uncertain, unsafe

  Dark — shadowy, unlit, murky, gloomy, dim, dusky, shaded, sunless, black, dismal, sad

  Decide — determine, settle, choose, resolve

  Definite — certain, sure, positive, determined, clear, distinct, obvious

  Delicious — savory, delectable, appetising, luscious, scrumptious, palatable, delightful, enjoyable, toothsome, exquisite

Describe — portray, characterise, picture, narrate, relate, recount, represent, report, record

  Destroy — ruin, demolish, raze, waste, kill, slay, end, extinguish

  Difference — disagreement, inequity, contrast, dissimilarity, incompatibility

  Do — execute, enact, carry out, finish, conclude, effect, accomplish, achieve, attain

  Dull — boring, tiring„ tiresome, uninteresting, slow, dumb, stupid, unimaginative, lifeless, dead, insensible, tedious, wearisome, listless, expressionless, plain, monotonous, humdrum, dreary

  Eager — keen, fervent, enthusiastic, involved, interested, alive to

  End — stop, finish, terminate, conclude, close, halt, cessation, discontinuance

  Enjoy — appreciate, delight in, be pleased, indulge in, luxuriate in, bask in, relish, devour, savor, like

  Explain — elaborate, clarify, define, interpret, justify, account for

  Fair — just, impartial, unbiased, objective, unprejudiced, honest

  Fall — drop, descend, plunge, topple, tumble

  False — fake, fraudulent, counterfeit, spurious, untrue, unfounded, erroneous, deceptive, groundless, fallacious

  Famous — well-known, renowned, celebrated, famed, eminent, illustrious, distinguished, noted, notorious

  Fast — quick, rapid, speedy, fleet, hasty, snappy, mercurial, swiftly, rapidly, quickly, snappily, speedily, lickety-split, posthaste, hastily, expeditiously, like a flash

  Fat — stout, corpulent, fleshy, beefy, paunchy, plump, full, rotund, tubby, pudgy, chubby, chunky, burly, bulky, elephantine

  Fear — fright, dread, terror, alarm, dismay, anxiety, scare, awe, horror, panic, apprehension

  Fly — soar, hover, flit, wing, flee, waft, glide, coast, skim, sail, cruise

Funny — humorous, amusing, droll, comic, comical, laughable, silly

  Get — acquire, obtain, secure, procure, gain, fetch, find, score, accumulate, win, earn, rep, catch, net, bag, derive, collect, gather, glean, pick up, accept, come by, regain, salvage

  Go — recede, depart, fade, disappear, move, travel, proceed

  Good — excellent, fine, superior, wonderful, marvelous, qualified, suited, suitable, apt, proper, capable, generous, kindly, friendly, gracious, obliging, pleasant

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