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Antonyms are pairs of words that have opposite meanings, such as high and low, tall and short, empty and full, black and white, and quick and slow. The term, antonym, was created by philologists during the 18th century.

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Dark and light

Good and evil

Old and new

Hot and cold

Husband and wife

Man and woman

Thick and thin

Raise and lower

Off and on

Exit and entrance

Read and write

Come and go

Employee and employer

Buy and sell

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