This term for word work we have been looking at using synonyms to replace boring words to make our writing more interesting to read.

Re-write the following sentences. Replace the boring words (the underlined words) with a synonym to make the sentence sound more exciting.

  • The big dog walked around happily in the house.
  • The sad man lost the game.
  • The big group of students were happy when the loud bell went.
  • The fast cheetah ran after its prey.
  • I jumped into the cold pool.