### Brain Teasers

# Antonyms

Cryptography
In Cryptography teasers, a phrase or expressions has been encoded in some way (frequently by replacing letters with other letters). You need to figure out the encoding method and then decode the message to find the answer.

For the task below, use the letters represented by each number on a standard phone. For example, the word "eat" can be represented by the number 328. Given that the following pairs of numbers are antonyms, can you find what the words are?

23537489 & 75696377

2278364687 & 4588866687

23537489 & 75696377

2278364687 & 4588866687

### Hint

Ok, I'll give you a couple letters of each word:23537489 = C_L_R_ _Y

75696377 = S_O_N_ _S

2278364687 = A_S_E_ _ _ US

4588866687 = G_U_T_ _ O _S

### Answer

23537489 - Celerity, which is a synonym of "swiftness."75696377 - Slowness

2278364687 - Abstemious, which is using or consuming sparingly.

4588866687 - Gluttonous, or taking a pleasure to using, mostly in terms of eating.

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