FoxNews.com reports that Dr. Richard B. Hoover, an astrobiologist at NASA, believes that he has found the fossils of bacteria in meteorites. In other words, he claims to have found traces of life from outer space.
Not surprisingly, his claim is controversial; many scientists do not accept that Dr. Hoover has come to the correct conclusion from what he has observed. Therefore, he has invited over 5,000 scientists to review his work and to publish their comments.
Synonyms are words that have the same or similar meanings. Note the highlighted word in each selection. Underline its synonym. The first one has been done for you.
1. This law is
far from perfect. We need to change parts of it to make it fair. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to amend a law.
2. That woman’s remarks are always rude! Why can’t she keep her comments to herself?
3. Don’t expend too much energy on that game or you won’t have enough left to use on homework.
4. You shouldn’t make a big deal about Sam’s errors when you haven’t even corrected your own mistakes !
5. I’ll create a new account for you if you make a list of features you want it to have.