Nor does the allusion of Pandora's Box. Challenge students to write antonym clues for their mystery items. The term is sometimes used to describe something — something that doesn't live up to expectations. Last edited on Jun 05 2002. Tie the assignment to literature by having students choose words from a book they are reading. The tip of it is dull. Then all I can say is, that when you lose it you'll be in a bad pickle.
Using absolutes always, never, etc. It seems we need lots of words to describe our negative feelings, but we're content with a handful of positive ones. She got hit in the boob. I had three of kind, but took a bad beat when the last card came and he made his inside straight. I like to play basketball.
All the fast-paced thinking is sure to result in fun! Last edited on Oct 05 2006. Last edited on Dec 22 2010. Write each word at the top of a sheet of posterboard. Preconception: an idea assumed before careful consideration 39. He is such a Barney. Belief: something held to be true or proper; also, a conviction that something is true, or the state of mind in which someone places confidence in someone or something 5.
I studied for that test for weeks, but I still managed to boner it. He had a barney with his mate. Get Word of the Day daily email! Inspiration: an imaginative idea or feeling; also, something that prompts or is the product of such an idea or feeling, the quality or state of this condition, or the prompting of emotion or thinking, or the act of breathing in 28. Observation: an idea based on awareness or notice; also, adherence to a custom, principle, or rule, the act of seeing or thinking about something or the ability to do so, the gathering of information or evidence, or the state of being noticed or watched 34. For instance, researchers have found that : joy, fear, anger, sadness, disgust, shame and guilt. Gossiping about the boss can be bad juju. Hang the posters for all to see.
Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Conclusion: an idea formed based on consideration, or a judgment or inference; also, a result or the act of bringing something to an end, or of deciding or summing up a legal case 15. They can then paste each word they find on the corresponding poster. Conceit: an imaginative idea, or an idea held to be true or appropriate; also, excessive self-regard, a complicated or far-reaching metaphor, a theme, or a fancy trinket 13. As a noun, late 14c.
Each pair chooses a word card. I'm afraid of myself, even in spite of our affairs being so bad. That was a bad beat. You can complete the list of synonyms of bad idea given by the English Thesaurus dictionary with other English dictionaries: Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster. Hunch: see intuition; also, a bulge or lump 23. Submitted by from Blackpool, United Kingdom on.
Sounds like the Twilight Zone, but that was the result of his experiment. If you are looking for a more general term someone with anterior motives is someone who acts one way but has something else planned. Ask them to clear their desks and take out a pencil. Last edited on Nov 26 2011. We prefer that customers use the contact form as the main form of communication with us because it allows us to handle a higher volume of issues with the same level of service.
Last edited on Mar 03 2000. At each desk, they must try to think of a synonym that hasn't yet been used. Picture: a mental image; also, a copy, depiction, or image, an exemplar, or a set of circumstances 38. Keep an eye out for Barney. They then find synonyms for each word in their puzzles to supply as clues.
Stick it up your arse! Then ask them to write a second version in which they substitute opposite words antonyms wherever they can. Why do you have to do everything back asswards? For instance, the big, bad wolf can become the enormous, naughty wolf. Notion: an idea or understanding that may be imaginative or speculative; also, something believed to be true or appropriate, or, in plural form, practical personal or hygienic items 33. Bad has slightly different meanings depending on what it's describing, but the overall idea is the same: not good. Prejudice: an idea or feeling of dislike or animosity about someone or something; also, wrong done to someone 40.