Synonyms are words that are Antonyms are words that mean
similar or the same in meaning. the opposite of each other.
E.g big and huge E.g tall and short
small and petite rough and smooth
You may choose the word based Using antonyms can avoid
on the type of writing. For repetition in your writing. Words
example, if the writing was can also be changed by adding or
formal, you may choose to use removing the prefix or the suffix.
request rather than ask. E.g happy and unhappy
helpful and helpless
A thesaurus is incredibly useful
for choosing synonyms and more
appropriate word choices.