He sat on a smooth, wooden bench:
(Literally: He caused his body to sit (bend) on a smooth wooden horizontal surface.)
= smooth, even.
Opposite, = rough, rub, friction
= wood, wooden
A back rub can give pleasure:
(Literally: Rubbing the back of the body can give pleasure)
Driving a car safely requires a long, unbroken road:
(Literally: Car go safely necessary long continuous road.)
= road, path, route, street
Dried soda on the floor made it sticky:
(Literally: Sweet liquid food that became without water, caused the floor of the building to be sticky.)
= floor, basic, foundation, fundamental
= sticky, glue, attach, stick.
Opposite, = slippery, slide
He slid down a slippery slope:
(Literally: He moved down slippery surface between horizontal and vertical.)
His clothes were scattered around the room:
(Literally: His clothing was scattered many locations in one room in the building.)
Get off the couch:
(Literally: Go off the object with the purpose body able to be horizontal or sitting.)
They normally bypass the city:
(Literally: They usually bypass places that a lot of people live.)
At high elevations, the air is thin:
(Literally: much distance up from earth, air is rarefied.
He described the land as completely flat:
= describe, description, define, explain.
Opposite, = confuse, cause confusion
The design showed a clockwise movement:
= design, shape, form, blueprint, pattern.
Opposite, = shapeless, random, by chance
= show, example, evidence, demonstration, point to
= clockwise, right, west.
Opposite, = left, counter-clockwise, east
I want to go 4 kilometers to the east:
They used silver instead of iron or another metal:
= instead of, in place of, replace, substitute, symbolize, equivalent, represent
Time is the fundamental lie of existence:
I acknowledge that you think my ideas are rubbish:
= acknowledge, recognize, accept, receive.
Opposite, = refuse, reject
Ethical behaviour will make you less likely to get sick:
= ethical, worthiness, moral, honor, deserve, high.
Opposite, = criminal, unethical, evil, low
Unfortunately the death of this soldier was considered irrelevent:
(Literally: Unfortunately the death of the man with the occupation about fighting for the country, was thought to be irrelevent.)
= important, meaning, significance, importance, weight.
Opposite, = irrelevent, unimportant
The criminal was held in a secret location:
He gave the correct answer to a complicated problem:
= complicated, complex, detailed.
Opposite, = simple, uncomplicated, simply
Food was prepared for a large family:
= make ready. prepare. mature.
= family, related by blood
They made small talk before the wedding:
= marry, connect, join together, relationship.
Opposite, = divorce, separate
His sermon about God just caused confusion:
(Literally: His speech about God caused simply confusion.)
= God, divine, spirit.
Opposite, = devil, satan
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