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#142372 04/23/05 04:28 PM
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From Dr. Bill, this link to Richard Lederer's page on words containing their own synonyms. The letters can be separated, but must be in order.

http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0802/lederer080802.asp


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This seems a little stretched:
[quote]I have also spotted two kangaroos that carry a joey and its antonym:
*encourage transports urge and enrage

Enrage as an antonym of urge?


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I have just been looking at this old thread. There are a surprising number of other "kangaroo words". Here is another containing both a synonym and an antonym:

fabrication fiction [synonym]
fabrication fact [antonym]

Other kangaroo words I have come up with:

ungainly ugly
cornet cone
gigantic giant
traitor rat
indolent idle
stellar star
discourteous curt
median mean
regulate rule
education Eton
routine rote
enthusiast nut
eliminate mate (in chess)
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absorbing boring [antonym]

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perambulate - ramble, amble


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Kangaroo Words is a great link for reference


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Isn'i that the very link that began this thread?

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Just emphasizing it's a great reference.


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