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. Parsimonious…frugal


  2. Pellucid…clear


  3. Pendulous…hanging


  4. Penitentiary…prison


  5. Peradventure…perhaps


  6. Perfunctory…careless


  7. Pertinacious…stubborn


  8. Petulant...peevish


  9. Pishogue…sorcery


  10. Plenary…full


  11. Plenipotentiary…ambassador


  12. Plenitude…fullness


  13. Plumose … feathery


  14. Porraceous…greenish


  15. Portal…door


  16. Predatory…plundering


  17. Prehensile…seizing


  18. Pristine…original


  19. Proclivitous…steep


  20. Procrastinate…defer


  21. Prognosis…forecast


  22. Propensity…inclination


  23. Prophylactic…preventive


  24. Propitiate…appease


  25. Prospicience…foresight


  26. Provenance…origin


  27. Proximity…near


  28. Prudence…discretion


  29. Puerile…childish


  30. Pugilist…boxer


  31. Pugnacious…aggressive


  32. Pusillanimous…faint-hearted


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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