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Mix 'n' Match 1. Use your dictionary to match the words in the following list that mean nearly the same thing.

2. Use your dictionary to match the words in the following list that mean the opposite.

gleam

empty

hate

carriage

joy

hard

destroy

feline

stories

love

narrow

quick

films

arrive

sink

delight

usual

create

full

normal

bill advance

defeat

tales

noisy

beak

fast

movies

wagon

glimmer

cat

pl e

rowdy

depart

float

retreat

victory

soft

sa

m

wide

architect

Vi ew

farrier

in

g

3. Now use your dictionary to match the list of occupations with the definition of what they do.

A person who designs buildings

A person who builds things out of stone; or who carves stone for things like headstones on graves

wheelwright

A person who checks written material before it is printed to make sure it is correct

mason

A special blacksmith who makes and fits horseshoes

astronomer

The person in charge of a museum or art gallery

goldsmith

A person who presents the news on television

editor

A scientist who specialises in celestial bodies (such as stars, suns, moons, planets etc.)

curator

A person who makes and repairs wheels, especially on horse carriages

newsreader

A person who makes and sells articles of gold

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