Amuse : Synonyms and Antonyms





Amuse


( Verb )


The performance of the animals in the circus
amused the children.


Synonyms:

1. Please

2. Enliven

3. Entertain

4. Gladden

5. Charm

6. Cheer

Contextual Examples:

No one can
please every body.

A shrewd speaker
enlivens the audience by quoting various jokes from daily life.

The artists were very glad to meet the soldiers and
entertain them.

The audience was
charmed by the personality of Mrs. Gandhi and cheered her with great applauses when she proceeded to the dais top deliver her speech.




Antonyms:

1. Bore

2. Annoy

3. Tire

4. Fatigue

5. Wax

Contextual Examples:

The politician proved a poor speaker by
boring the audience with his insipid speech.. He was therefore hooted down by the audience.

The subordinate happened to
annoy his boss by his irresponsible behavior.

Rajesh got
tired of the routine and employed a clerk to relieve him of routine duties.

It is natural for the old man to feel
fatigued after a whole day’s hard work.

His health was giving ways, but he
waxed his way by tact.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.



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