Small Words for Big Words

Small Words for Big Words Index


This section has been put into this site simply to provide mental recreation on
Small Words and to help those who are interested in word games. It is well to emphasize, however, that it is generally better to use the Small Words rather than the big words both in speaking and in writing.


Big Words…Small Words


  1. Debility…weakness

  2. Debonair…courteous

  3. Decadence…..decay

  4. Decapitate…behead

  5. Declivity. Slope

  6. Decollate…behead

  7. Decrepit…feeble

  8. Decrescent…waning

  9. Defeasance...defeat

  10. Defecate…purify

  11. Deficiency…lack

  12. Deglutition…swallowing

  13. Delectable…delightful

  14. Deleterious…hurtful

  15. Delinquent…wrong-doer

  16. Delitescent…latent

  17. Demise…death

  18. Demotic…popular

  19. Denegation…denial

  20. Depredator…thief

  21. Depurate…purify

  22. Derelict…abandoned

  23. Deride…mock

  24. Desipient…foolish

  25. Desuetude…disuse

  26. Desultory...rambling

  27. Diaphanous…transparent

  28. Disingenuous…insincere

  29. Disseminate…scatter

  30. Domicile…home

  31. Domicile…house

  32. Dubious…doubtful

  33. Dudgeon…anger


It is generally better to use the
Small Words rather than the big words both in speaking and in writing.




Small Words for Big Words Index



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