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PRECARIOUS: C.

Acarpous
D. Castigation
A. Vulnerable E. Fracas
B. Perilous
C. Dependable The best answer is B.
D. Ecclesiastic Meticulous is precise or Painstaking.
E. Preplanned Negligent is an antonym.
Acarpous means worn out.
The best answer is C Castigation means severe punishment.
Precarious means uncertain, unsafe, while Fracas is a noisy quarrel.
Dependable is the antonym.
Vulnerable means not protected.
Perilous means dangerous and is more of a GUILE:
synonym.
Ecclesiastic means a priest. A. Fraudulence
Preplanned in not an antonym of unsafe. B. Impertinent
C. Miscreant
D. Veracity
PREDILECTION: E. Palatial

A. Disinclination The best answer is D.


B. Predisposition Guile means deceit, Veracity is the antonym.
C. Plight Fraudulence is a synonym.
D. Impetuousness Impertinent is given to insolent rudeness
E. Augmentation Miscreant means a villain.
Palatial is magnificent.
The best answer is A.
Predilection means special liking, mental
preference, Disinclination is the antonym. VITIATE:
Predisposition is a synonym.
Plight means misfortune. A. Temperance
Impetuousness means hastiness. B. Surfeit
Augmentation means growth. C. Posit
D. Itinerate
E. Reinforce
ABJURE:
The best answer is E.
A. Uphold– right Vitiate means to weaken or to dilute. To
B. Brook reinforce is the antonym.
C. Steadfast Temperance means self-control.
D. Recantation Surfeit means to satiate.
E. Abrogation Posit means to suggest.
Itinerate means to travel from place to place.
Abjure means deny, while Uphold is the antonym.
Brook means to endure, which is second best here.
Steadfast means steady. LAMENTABLE:
Recantation means denial and could be used as a
far synonym. A. Inculcated
Abrogation means termination and is no antonym. B. Libertine
C. Felicitous – right
METICULUOS: D. Deplorable
E. Heinous
A. Painstaking
B. Negligent The best answer is C.
Lamentable means grievous and unfortunate. Diffidence means shyness. Audaciousness
Felicitous means happy or fortunate and is means boldness and is the antonym.
therefore the antonym. Cornucopia means an abundant supply.
Inculcated means something fixed by repetitions. Extempore means without previous thought or
Libertine means an immoral person. preparation.
Deplorable means lamentable and is a synonym. Hubris means arrogant pride.
Heinous means hated. Lustrous means polished.

GLUT: LICENTIOUS:

A. Gormandize A. Scrupulous
B. Frugal B. Lionized
C. Mollify C. Iconoclast
D. Undersupply D. Fanciful
E. Pious E. Dubious

The best answer is D. The best answer is A.


To glut is to over supply, to overfeed. Licentious means amoral lawless, while its
Undersupply is the antonym antonym, scrupulous, means moral and law
Gormandize is a synonym. abiding.
Frugal means careful, economical. Lionized means treated as a famous person.
Mollify means to calm or make quiet. Iconoclast means a person who attacks popular
Pious means devoted to his parents. beliefs.
Fanciful means imaginary.
Dubious is a person feeling doubt.
QUERULOUS:

Peevish EQUIVOCAL:
Complacent
Precarious A. Equipoise
Irrevocable B. Foolproof
Altercate C. Morose
D. Petrous
E. Explicit
The best answer is B.
Querulous is someone that complains a lot. The best answer is E.
Complacent means agreeable and is the antonym. Equivocal means having a double or unclear
Peevish is a synonym. meaning. While Explicit, the antonym means
Precarious means risky, dangerous. being clear and unambiguous.
Irrevocable means final. Foolproof means unable to fail or err.
Altercate means to dispute angrily. Morose means unsocial.
Petrous means hard, stony.
Equipoise means an equal distribution of
DIFFIDENCE: weight.

Audaciousness
Cornucopia PHILISTINE:
Extempore
Hubris A. Mercurial
Lustrous B. Highbrow
C. Bourgeois
The best answer is A. D. Luminary
E. Halcyon
Verdant means fresh and green. Autumnal is the
The best answer is E. antonym and means dying.
Philistine means a barbarian, a savage. Highbrow Seminal is originative.
is the antonym – a cultural person. Luxuriant is a synonym.
Mercurial means quick, fleeting. Nexus means a link, a connection.
Bourgeois is a synonym. Insipid is tasteless.
Luminary is a light-giving object.
Halcyon means calm and peaceful, second best
here but not precise enough. PRECLUD:

A. Facilitate
FINICKY: B. Miscreant
C. Inimical
A. Niggling D. Fledged
B. Eschew E. Evince
C. Ingress
D. Minatory The best answer is A.
E. Slovenly Preclude means to prevent, stop. Facilitate
means make easy, enable, and is the antonym.
The best answer is E. Miscreant means a villain.
Finicky means over particular, over precise. Inimical is harmful or toxic.
Slovenly is the antonym and means negligent. Fledged means able to fly has all of his feathers
Niggling is a synonym. (a chick).
Eschew means to avoid. Evince means to show clearly.
Ingress is the art of entrance.
Minatory means threatening.
DIVULGE:

OCCLUDED: A. Interdict
B. Obloquy
A. Congested C. Conceal-right
B. Nugatory D. Relapse
C. Unclogged – right E. Subjugate
D. Perfidious
E. Servile The best answer is C.
Divulge means disclose, reveal a secret.
The best answer is C. Conceal means to hide that secret and is the
Occluded means blocked up. Unclogged in the antonym.
antonym and means open. Interdict means to forbid or prohibit.
Congested is a synonym. Obloquy means sharp criticism.
Nugatory means worthless. Relapse means to fall back again.
Perfidious means done as a duty, without care. Subjugate means to concur.
Servile means lacking independence, slave like.

TEETOTALER:
VERDANT:
A. Sordid
A. Seminal B. Dipsomaniac
B. Luxuriant C. Abstainer
C. Nexus D. Stymie
D. Autumnal E. Multifarious
E. Insipid
The best answer is B.
The best answer is D.
Teetotaler means an opposer of alcohol. A Dip Ennui means boredom.
somatic is an alcoholic and is the antonym. Mischievous is harmful.
Abstainer is a synonym.
Stymie means to obstruct, to block.
Sordid means comfortless. MORDANT:
Multifarious means varied.
A. Imbroglio
B. Lucubrate
INELUCTABLE: C. Hallow
D. Epicurean
A. Ineludible E. Charitable
B. Dubious – right
C. Unfeigned The best answer is E.
D. Disinter Mordant means sarcastic, biting. Charitable is
E. Ameliorate the antonym.
Imbroglio means a complicated and
The best answer is B. embarrassing situation‫ץ‬
Ineluctable is inevitable. Dubious is the antonym. Lucubrate means to write in a scholarly fashion
Ineludible is a synonym. Hallow means to make holy.
Unfeigned is sincere. Epicurean means devoted to pleasure.
Disinter means dig up.
Ameliorate means to improve.
SOPORIFIC:

ABEYANCE: A. Profuse
B. Animated – right.
A. Continuance C. Intransigent
B. Hiatus D. Elaborated
C. Churl E. Somniferous
D. Epitome
E. Fringe The best answer is B.
Soporific means sleep inducing and heavy. The
The best answer is A. antonym animated, means live and full of
Abeyance means suspended action. The antonym motion.
is Continuance. Profuse is abundant.
Hiatus is a synonym. Intransigent means uncompromising.
Churl means a bad tempered person. Elaborated is in great detail.
Epitome means a brief summary. Somniferous is a synonym.
Fringe means an edge.

LIMPID:
IMPERIOUS:
A. Quail
A. Despotic B. Minatory
B. Grovel C. Opaque –right
C. Ennui D. Moribund
D. Servile E. Fractious
E. Mischievous
The best answer is C.
The best answer is D. Limpid means clear, pure. Opaque is the
Imperious means arrogant, commanding. The antonym.
antonym is servile. Quail means shrink with fear.
Despotic is a synonym. Minatory means threatening.
Grovel means to crawl, to humble yourself. Moribund is near death.
Fractious is irritable.

SPURN:
GARRULOUS:
A. Pyre
A. Extricable B. Maul
B. Drone C. Embrace
C. Indomitable D. Goad
D. Loquacious E. Repudiate
E. Reticent
The best answer is C.
The best answer is E. To spurn means to reject. The antonym is to
Garrulous is too talkative. Reticent is the embrace.
antonym. Pyre is a large pile of wood for burning.
Extricable is someone able to be freed. Maul means hurt by rough handling.
A Drone is a male bee or a person not self A Goad is something urging a person to action
employed Repudiate is a synonym.
Indomitable is a person not easily subdued.
Loquacious is a synonym.
EDDY:

INDENTATION: A. Flamboyant
B. Epigram
A. Animosity C. Divestiture
B. Perspicacity D. Flow
C. Rectitude E. Maelstrom
D. Protuberance
E. Unscathed The best answer is D.
Eddy means a circular movement. The antonym
The best answer is D. Flow means a straight movement.
Indentation means a cut or a cavity. The antonym Flamboyant means brightly colored.
is Protuberance that means a bump. Epigram is a witty saying.
Animosity means hate or a strong dislike. Divestiture means giving up, getting rid of
Perspicacity means quick judging and something.
understanding. Maelstrom is a synonym.
Rectitude means righteousness.
Unscathed means unhurt. FLOUT:

A. Dote
TORMENT: B. Esteem – right
C. Lavish
A. Assuage –right D. Chaff
B. Tommyrot E. Odium
C. Volubility
D. Writ The best answer is B.
E. Shrewd Flout means to scorn. Esteem is the antonym.
Dote means to show much fondness.
The best answer is A. To Lavish is to give freely or generously.
Torment means severe pain or suffering. The Chaff is a synonym.
antonym is Assuage. Odium is contempt.
Tommyrot means nonsense.
Volubility means fluency with language.
Writ means written order. PENURY:
Shrewd is astute.
A. Quirk D. Interdict
B. Machination E. Heed
C. Percipient
D. Cabal The best answer is C.
E. Opulence Pertinacity means persistence. Tractability is
the antonym.
The best answer is E. A Nostrum is a remedy.
Penury means extreme poverty. Opulence is the Meticulousness is giving great attention to
antonym. details.
Quirk means a peculiar habit of someone. Interdict is to forbid.
A Machination is a plan. Heed means attention.
Percipient is capable of perception.
Cabal means a scheme or plot.
VAIN:

AUDACIOUS: A. Wrangle
B. Beneficent – right
A. Stalwart C. Supine
B. Brittle D. Piquant
C. Cordial E. Levee
D. Timid
E. Gregarious The best answer is B.
Vain is without use. Beneficent is the antonym.
The best answer is D. Wrangle means to dispute angrily.
Audacious means bold, daring. The antonym is Supine means passive.
Timid. Piquant is stimulating.
Stalwart is a synonym. Levee is a formal reception
Brittle is easily broken.
Cordial means warm and sincere.
Gregarious means a person that likes society. INCORRIGIBLE:

A. Amenable – right
INTRANSIGENCE: B. Garrulity
C. Extralegal
A. Acquiescence – right D. Delinquent
B. Hoax E. Contumacious
C. Finesse
D. Forbearance Incorrigible means uncontrollable. Amenable is
E. Placate the antonym.
Garrulity means talkativeness.
The best answer is A. Extralegal is outside the law.
Intransigence means stubbornness. Acquiescence Delinquent is a synonym.
is the antonym. Contumacious means rebellious.
A Hoax is a trick.
Finesse is delicateness.
Forbearance means patience. CHOLERIC:
To Placate means to sooth, to calm
A. Hoodwink
B. Serene –right
PERTINACITY: C. Impute
D. Pungent
A. Nostrum E. Misanthrope
B. Meticulousness
C. Tractability The best answer is B.
Choleric means irritable, bad-tempered. Serene is Torpid is dormant.
the antonym. To Protract is to prolong.
To hoodwink is to trick. To Limn is to portray, to paint.
To impute is to ascribe.
Pungent means clever, witty, sharp.
Misanthrope is a person who hates mankind. HAUGHTY:

A. Disdainful
OBTUSE: B. Epicurean
C. Poignant
A. Flounder D. Ragamuffin
B. Infuse E. Subservient – right
C. Acute -right
D. Dense The best answer is E.
E. Onerous Haughty means arrogant overly proud.
Subservient is the antonym.
The best answer is C. Disdainful is a synonym.
An Obtuse person is a stupid or a blunt person. Epicurean means devoted to pleasure.
The antonym is Acute. Poignant means deeply moving.
To Flounder is to move clumsily. Ragamuffin is an often-disreputable person.
To Infuse is to fill.
Dense is a synonym.
Onerous is a burdening thing. PROFLIGATE:

A. Reproach
PALPABLE: B. Slake
C. Chaste – right
A. Tactile D. Obfuscate
B. Maudlin E. Gush
C. Lachrymose
D. Indiscernible The best answer is C.
E. Saturnine Profligate means wicked. The antonym is
Chaste that means modest and unaffected.
The best answer is D. To Reproach is to blame.
Palpable means clear, obvious. The antonym is To Slake is to satisfy a desire.
Indiscernible. To Obfuscate is to confuse.
Tactile is a synonym. To Gush means to burst out suddenly.
Maudlin is sentimental in a silly or tearful way.
Lachrymose is tearful.
Saturnine is gloomy. FERVENT:

A. Phlegmatic
SPLICE: B. Grandiloquent
C. Ineffable
A. Torpid D. Mince
B. Sever – right E. Pellucid
C. Protract
D. Dovetail The best answer is A.
E. Limn Fervent means earnest passionate. The antonym
is Phlegmatic – cold hearted.
The best answer is B. Grandiloquent is someone using pompous
To Splice is to knit together. To Sever is to do the words.
opposite and therefore it is the antonym. Ineffable is too great to be described in words.
To Dovetail is a synonym. To Mince is to pronounce or speak affectedly.
Pellucid means transparent, easy to understand
A. Reactionary
B. Polemic
PRETERNATURAL C. Mellifluous
D. Invidious
A. Occult E. Ecclesiastical
B. Mundane – right
C. Maverick The best answer is E.
D. Inimical Secular means nonreligious. The antonym is
E. Frantic Ecclesiastical.
Reactionary means opposing progress.
The best answer is B. Polemic means disputant.
Preternatural means supernatural. The antonym is Mellifluous is sweet and tasty.
Mundane – worldly. Invidious is of an unpleasant or objectionable
Occult is a synonym. nature.
A Maverick is a nonconformist.
Inimical is harmful.
Frantic is wildly excited with joy. INDIGENIOUS:

A. Fusty
FOIBLE: B. Egregious
C. Extraneous
A. Forte –right D. Prevalent
B. Fulmination E. Illicit
C. Edacious
D. Covetous The best answer is C.
E. Vigorous Indigenous means native, aboriginal. The
antonym is Extraneous.
The best answer is A. Fusty means rigidly old-fashioned or
Foible means fault. Forte is the antonym. reactionary.
Fulmination means bitter protest. Egregious means openly and obviously wicked.
Edacious means devouring. Prevalent is common.
Covetous means eagerly desiring. Illicit means forbidden.
Vigorous means strong, energetic.

INCHOATE:
TRIFLING:
A. Gist
A. Appreciable – right B. Incipient
B. Nugatory C. Lope
C. Veer D. Completed
D. Salutary E. Mulish
E. Sedulous
The best answer is D.
The best answer is A. Inchoate means not yet fully formed. Completed
Trifling means unimportant. Appreciable is the is the antonym.
antonym. Gist means the main idea, point.
Nugatory is a synonym. Incipient is a synonym.
To Veer is to change direction. To Lope is to move along with long strides
Salutary means causing improvement. Mulish means unreasonably and inflexibly
Sedulous is persistent. obstinate.

SECULAR: HUBBUB:
A. Cheerful
A. Gaucherie B. Turpitude
B. Lumber C. Prudish
C. Equanimity D. Nonplused
D. Epistle E. Ineffable
E. Dolt
The best answer is A.
The best answer is C. Stygian means dark, gloomy. Cheerful is the
Hubbub is noise, confusion. Equanimity is the antonym.
antonym. Turpitude means wickedness.
Gaucherie is a socially awkward, tactless Prudish means easily shocked.
behavior. Nonplused means greatly surprised.
To Lumber means to move in a clumsy, noisy Ineffable is too great to be described in words.
way.
An Epistle is a letter.
A Dolt is a stupid person. IMPUGN:

A. Renovate
ARRANT: B. Vitiate
C. Trite
A. Cozen D. Streak
B. Inconsistent E. Uphold
C. Plunge
D. Palatial The best answer is E.
E. Misogynist To Impugn means to assail to attack. To Uphold
means to defend and is the antonym.
The best answer is B. To Renovate means to restore something to
Arrant is thorough. The antonym is Inconsistent. better condition.
To Cozen is to cheat. To Vitiate is to weaken the strength.
To Plunge is to move quickly, suddenly and with Trite is not new.
force. To Streak means to move very fast.
Palatial is magnificent.
A Misogynist is a person who hates females.
RESCIND:

GARNISH: A. Subsume
B. Validate
A. Involute C. Pertain
B. Florid D. Obtain
C. Hone E. Inveigh
D. Divest
E. Verve The best answer is B.
To Rescind means to retract, to cancel. To
The best answer is D. Validate is the antonym.
To Garnish is to decorate. To Divest is to strip, To Subsume is to include under a rule.
make bare and is the antonym. To pertain is to belong as a part.
Involute means complex. To Obtain is to get hold of something.
Florid means reddish. To inveigh means to attack verbally.
A Hone is a stone used for sharpening tools.
Verve means spirit, vigor.
IMPERATIVE:

STYGIAN: A. Nonobligatory
B. Compulsory
C. Frugal VAGUE : NEBULOUS ::
D. Evasive
E. Dubious A. spectacular : legitimate
B. mundane : commonplace
The best answer is A. C. magical : impressive
Imperative means essential. The antonym is D. steep : shallow
Nonobligatory. E. lively : inactive
Compulsory is a synonym.
Frugal is careful, economical. The correct answer choice is B. Something
Evasive means tending to evade. vague is nebulous. Something mundane is
Dubious means feeling doubt. commonplace.

FRAGILE : HARDY :: BOOR : UNEDUCATED ::

A. awkward : clumsy A. debutant : vague


B. orthodox : traditional B. monk : irreverent
C. amateur : professional C. activist : involved
D. cautious : flippant D. adept : eager
E. compact : portable E. musician : extended

The correct answer choice is C. Fragile is the The correct choice is answer C. A boor is
opposite of hardy. Amateur is the opposite of someone who is uneducated. An activist is
professional. someone who is involved.

POTABLE: DRINK:: DIAPHANOUS : OPAQUE ::

A. taxable : pay A. disheveled : messy


B. attainable : commute B. distraught : calm
C. reparable : fix C. disconsolate : happy
D. inedible : eat D. disrespectful : injurious
E. laughable : joke E. disallow : reject

The correct choice is answer C. Something that is The correct answer choice is B. Diaphanous is
potable is something one can drink, just as the opposite of opaque. Distraught is the
something that is reparable is something one can opposite of calm.
fix.

COBBLER : AWL ::
PREPONDERANCE : SCARCE ::
A. carpenter : chisel
A. rarity : shortage B. piano : key
B. agility : stiff C. baker : penny
C. puissance : strong D. shoe : shoelace
D. prevalence : abundance E. wrench : plumber
E. vigilance : fierce
The correct choice is answer A. A cobbler uses
The correct choice is answer B an awl as a tool. The carpenter uses a chisel as
Something characterized by preponderance is not a tool.
scarce. Something characterized by agility is not
stiff.
CHAPTER : BOOK ::
A. alcove : nook E. meddlesome : intrusive
B. paragraph : sentence
C. page : rip The correct answer choice is A. intrepid is the
D. epistle : letter opposite of fearful. Lively is the opposite of
E. room : house lethargic.

The correct choice is answer E. Chapters make up


a book. Rooms make up a house. MANACLE : WRIST ::

A. necklace : earring
PHILANTHROPIST: GENEROUS:: B. belt : buckle
C. anklet : ankle
A. curator : optimistic D. watch : belt
B. exhibitionist : excessive E. neck : necklace
C. chef : hungry
D. pacifist : unwarlike The correct answer choice is C. A manacle is
E. socialist :magnanimous something that goes around a wrist. An anklet
is something that goes around an ankle
The correct choice is answer D. To be a
philanthropist, one must be generous. To be a
pacifist one must be peace-loving. SHEARS : SEAMSTRESS ::

A. bridle : horse
CONCEAL : HIDDEN :: B. stethoscope : physician
C. collar : hound
A. reveal : implicit D. warp : material
B. disperse : gathered E. dinner : waitress
C. protect : cautious
D. decorate : cumbersome The correct answer choice is B. Shears are used
E. appreciate : valued by a seamstress. A stethoscope is used by a
physician.
The correct answer choice is E. When you conceal
something, it is hidden. When you appreciate
something, it is valued. CANTANKEROUS : EASY-GOING ::

A. erudite : evocative
CURSORY : BRIEF :: B. enticing : tempting
C. pliable : broken
A. disconsolate : cheerful D. polite : political
B. desultory : haphazard E. erratic : stable
C. insulting : didactic
D. linear : parallel The correct answer choice is E. A person who is
E. apparent : short-lived cantankerous is not easy-going. A person who
is erratic is not stable.
The correct answer choice is B. Cursory and brief
are synonyms, as are desultory and haphazard.
KEYBOARD : MOUSE ::

INTREPID : FEARFUL :: A. television : speaker


B. receiver : cord
A. lively : lethargic C. knife : teaspoon
B. depressed : down D. rope : knot
C. subtle : gregarious E. monitor : button
D. mischievous : naughty
The correct answer choice is B. A keyboard and a
mouse are both parts of a computer. A receiver PULMONARY : LUNGS ::
and a cord are both parts of a telephone.
A. profitable : payments
B. invisible : magician
FEATHERS : PILLOW :: C. diseased : kidneys
D. cardiac : health
A. wing : bird E. aquatic : water
B. linen : cotton
C. paper : workbook The correct answer choice is E. Something
D. shoe : shoelaces pulmonary has to do with the lungs. Something
E. helium : balloon aquatic has to do with the water.

The correct answer choice is E . A pillow can be


filled with feathers. A balloon can be filled with RUDE : MANNERS ::
helium.
A. mysterious : cabal
B. cursory : speed
BOLSTER : SUPPORT :: C. uncouth : time
D. unbalanced : equilibrium
A. goad : urge E. polite : tact
B. deny : approve
C. grovel : hack The correct answer choice is D. A person who is
D. disagree : approve rude lacks manners. A person who is
E. uplift : set aside unbalanced lacks equilibrium.

The correct answer choice is A. To bolster means


to support. To goad means to urge. VIXEN : FOX ::

A. gander : goose
STENCH : ODOR :: B. mare : foal
C. lioness : lion
A. catalyst : exhilarator D. drake : duck
B. cacophony : sound E. mongoose : snake
C. skunk : spray
D. sweet : salty The correct answer choice is C. A vixen is a
E. swelling : redness female fox. A lioness is a female lion.

The correct answer choice is B. A stench is an


extreme odor. A cacophony is an extreme sound. DECADE : TIME ::

A. thermometer : temperature
RHETORIC : LAWYER :: B. compass : degrees
C. decimeter : ten
A. ineptitude : accountant D. millimeter : length
B. oratory : engineer E. liter : wet
C. maverick : scientist
D. deduction : detective The correct answer choice is D. Decade is a
E. solidarity : warrior measure of time. Millimeter is a measure of
length.
The correct answer choice is D. Rhetoric is a skill
used by a lawyer. Deduction is a skill used by a
detective. OBSTINATE : MULISH ::
A. mundane : morose D. hat : bowler
B. obtuse : obvious E. cup : saucer
C. raffish : rancorous
D. obnoxious : disgusting The correct answer choice is B. A broach is a
E. snobbish : sufficient type of jewelry. A cardigan is a type of
garment.
The correct answer choice is D. Someone who is
obstinate is mulish. Someone who is obnoxious is
disgusting. MISSIVE : LETTER ::

A. testament : gospel
WITHDRAW : ACCOUNT :: B. postage : envelope
C. brochure : abstract
A. borrow : library D. augury : sign
B. loan : bond E. exemption : pardon
C. divide : ledger
D. reserve : lodging The correct answer choice is D. A missive is a
E. merge : holdings letter. An augury is a sign.

The correct answer choice is A. One withdraws


money from an account. One borrows books from TUITION : STIPEND ::
a library.
A. fee : post
B. bill : check
CATATONIC : EMOTIONS :: C. bail : bond
D. subscription : membership
A. valorous : regret E. fine : interest
B. turgid : water
C. viscous : sickness The correct answer choice is C. A stidend is
D. rigid : flexibility tuition that one person pays for another. A bond
E. shiny : flare is bail that one person pays for another.

The correct answer choice is D. Someone who is


catatonic shows no emotions. Someone who is SOCCER BALL : GOALPOST ::
rigid lacks flexibility.
A. baseball : bat
B. basketball : hoop
ARID :MOISTURE :: C. cleats : laces
D. inning : referee
A. deserted : dune E. lacrosse : ball
B. sandy : water
C. verdant : sunshine The correct answer choice is B. One scores in
D. tap : drops soccer by putting the soccer ball through the
E. silent : sound goalpost. One scores in basketball by putting
the ball through the hoop.
The correct answer choice is E. Something arid
lacks moisture. Something silent lacks sound.
CATHEDRAL : CHURCH ::

BROACH : JEWELRY :: A. steeple : bell


B. temple : home
A. earring : necklace C. mansion : house
B. cardigan : garment D. castle : fortress
C. accessory : belt E. hut : abode
The correct answer choice is C. A cathedral is an
very large church. A mansion is a very large WAITRESS : WAITER ::
house.
A. chef : cook
B. customer : client
SPLENETIC : IRRITABLE :: C. busboy : dishes
D. steward : stewardess
A. frenetic : lethargic E. seamstress : tailor
B. sober : inebriated
C. squalid : immaculate The correct answer choice is E. A waitress is a
D. morose : unsociable woman who serves food for a living. A waiter
E. stingy : generous is a man who does the same. A seamstress is a
woman who sews for a living. A tailor is a man
The correct answer choice is D. Splenetic means who does the same.
irritable. Morose means unsociable.

PREVARICATE : LIE ::
HUNGER : SATIATED ::
A. harm : repair
A. fatigue : rested B. divulge : expose
B. pain : hospitalized C. proliferate : contract
C. fatigue : sleeping D. provoke : appease
D. activity : dormant E. prune : garden
E. cold : sweater
The correct answer choice is B. To prevaricate
The correct answer choice is A. When one does means to lie. To divulge means to expose.
not feel hunger, one is satiated. When one does
not feel fatigue, one is rested.
POETRY : PROSE ::

TRANSITORY : PERMANENCE :: A. novel : chapbook


B. paperback : romance
A. whimsical : imagination C. fiction : non-fiction
B. abrupt : totality D. epic : mystery
C. swift : forethought E. dictionary : thesaurus
D. volatile : constancy
E. tremulous : power The correct answer choice is C. What is not
poetry, is prose. What is not fiction, is non-
The correct answer choice is D. Something fiction.
transitory lacks permanence. Something volatile
lacks constancy.
SPINE : VERTEBRAE ::

TURKEY : POULTRY :: A. hair : strands


B. finger : fingernails
A. fowl : fauna C. liver : kidneys
B. cutlet : veal D. skeleton : bones
C. halibut : fish E. table : metal
D. cereal : grain
E. fish : vegetable The correct answer choice is D. The spine is
made of vertebrae. The skeleton is made of
The correct answer choice is C. Turkey is a type bones.
of poultry. Halibut is a type of fish.
A. jurist : judged
SCREW : BOLT :: B. accountant : enumerated
C. actuary : tabulated
A. twist : cable D. judge : examined
B. pound : nail E. prisoner : incarcerated
C. break : ice
D. tear : vest The correct answer choice is E. A defendant is
E. clamps : drill a person who is tried. A prisoner is a person
who is incarcerated.
The correct answer choice is B. A bolt is
something that one screws. A nail is something
that one pounds. EGG :SHELL ::

A. orange : section
FUSCHIA : PINK :: B. tomato : skin
C. rind : watermelon
A. turquoise : yellow D. lemon : pit
B. crimson : red E. ginger : bread
C. blue : navy
D. gray : tan The correct answer choice is B. An egg is
E. white : black surrounded by a shell. A tomato is surrounded
by a skin.
The correct answer choice is B. Fuschia is a
shade of pink. Crimson is a shade of red.
WINDOW : LEDGE ::

WEAVING : LOOM :: A. garage : car


B. truck : stop
A. crochet : loop C. counter : kitchen
B. bobbin : thread D. door : lintel
C. pottery : kiln E. cupboard : drawer
D. embroidery : pattern
E. string : knot The correct answer choice is D. A window has a
ledge. A door has a lintel.
The correct answer choice is . A loom is a piece
of equipment used in weaving. A kiln is a piece
of equipment used in pottery. ACCELERATE : PEDAL ::

A. store : hood
FISHING :ROD :: B. cover : hubcap
C. steer : wheel
A. trapping : fur D. decelerate : gear
B. reel : worm E. switch : transmission
C. portaging : forest
D. skinning : blade The correct answer choice is C. To accelerate
E. hunting : rifle in a car one uses a pedal. To steer in a car one
uses a wheel
The correct answer choice is E. A rod is a piece
of equipment used in fishing. A rifle is a piece of
equipment used in hunting. ATOM : MICROSCOPE ::

A. tape : microphone
DEFENDANT : TRIED :: B. planet : telescope
C. person : microcosm
D. receiver : telephone D. sheep : ewes
E. submarine : periscope E. kid : goat

The correct answer choice is B. One needs a The correct answer choice is C. Moose have
microscope to see an atom. One needs a telescope antlers on their heads. Rams have horns on
to see a planet their heads.

CHOIR : VOCALIST :: CHRONIC : ACUTE ::

A. lyricist : melody A. symphony : ditty


B. car : mechanic B. constant : sudden
C. bassoon : oboe C. ailing : mortal
D. orchestra : instrumentalists D. timely : belated
E. percussion : woodwind E. difficult : facile

The correct answer choice is D. A choir is made The correct answer choice is B. Something
up of vocalists. An orchestra is made up of chronic continues over a long period of time.
instrumentalists. Something acute is short-lived. Something
constant continues over a long period of time.
Something sudden is short-lived.
PACT : COVENANT ::

A. summons : deadline GOTHIC : RENAISSANCE ::


B. subpoena : brief
C. warrant : letter A. medieval : papist
D. tract : treatise B. summer : winter
E. temperance : beverage C. baroque : architecture
D. ornate : royal
The correct answer choice is D. Pact is a E. modern : contemporary
synonym of covenant. Tract is a synonym of
treatise. The correct answer choice is B. Gothic and
renaissance are both eras. Summer and winter
are both seasons
YARD : MILE ::

A. ounce :ton BASEBALL : RUN ::


B. frequency : time
C. cent : dollar A. tennis : lobby
D. quart : pint B. net : basketball
E. minute : acre C. bat : glove
D. football : volleyball
The correct answer choice is A. Yard is a E. hockey : goal
relatively short measure of length, while mile is a
relatively long measure of length. Ounce is a The correct answer choice is E. One scores in
relatively small measure of weight, while ton is a baseball by getting a run. One scores in hockey
relatively large measure of weight. by getting a goal.

MOOSE : ANTLERS :: EBULLIENCE : EXUBERANCE ::

A. caribou : hooves A. indigence : wealth


B. grizzly : bears B. insolence : impudence
C. ram : horns C. forbearance : patience
D. impermanence : indolence E. dagger : point
E. liveliness : fatuousness
The correct answer choice is D. A pistol fires a
bullet. A crossbow fires an arrow
The correct answer choice is C. Someone who
exhibits ebullience is showing exuberance.
Someone who exhibits forbearance is showing TERMINATE : EMPLOYMENT ::
patience.
A. prescribe medicine :
B. renew : baby
FECUND : BARREN :: C. specialize : doctor
D. demolish : truck
A. dogmatic : arbitrary E. finalize : lawyer
B. disheveled : untidy
C. forthcoming : definite The correct answer choice is A. One
D. dolorous : felicitous terminates employment. One prescribes
E. lonely : isolated medicine.

The correct answer choice is D. Someone who is


fecund is not barren. Someone who is dolorous is MOSAIC : TILES ::
not felicitous.
A. painting : canvas
B. fresco : paintbrush
SUBTERRANEAN : SUBWAY :: C. blend : beans
D. narrative : prologue
A. rickshaw : pedal E. puzzle : pieces
B. train : track
C. highway : vehicle The correct answer choice is E. A mosaic is
D. airplane : runway made up of many tiles. A puzzle is made up of
E. aerial : helicopter many pieces.

The correct answer choice is E. The subway is a


subterranean form of transportation. The RESCIND : REPEAL ::
helicopter is an aerial form of transportation.
A. repast : forewarn
B. reticent : talkative
GRAIN : RICE :: C. restore : reinstate
D. recreant : compensate
A. cube : ice E. relive : renaissance
B. flurry : precipitation
C. flake : snow The correct answer choice is C. To rescind
D. potato : loaf means to repeal. To restore means to reinstate.
E. milk :liter

The correct answer choice is E. A single unit of SUBPOENA : COURT ::


rice is a grain. A single unit of snow is a flake.
A. innocence : plea
B. trial : witness
PISTOL : BULLET :: C. invitation : party
D. reservoir : water
A. rifle : trigger E. memorandum : office
B. target : range
C. gunpowder : explosion
D. crossbow : arrow
The correct answer choice is C. A subpoena is a
summons to a court. An invitation is a summons
to a party. MEMBRANE : CELL ::

A. brick : mortar
FISH : SCHOOL :: B. bark : tree
C. frame : painting
A. octopus : tentacle D. jail : bars
B. carp : car E. seam : cloth
C. lion : pride
D. student : university The correct answer choice is C. A cell can be
E. pack : wolf surrounded by a membrane. A painting can be
surrounded by a frame.
The correct answer choice is C. A group of fish
is called a school of fish. A group of lions is
called a group of lions. BIOLOGY : LIFE ::

A. science : physics
JAZZ : MUSIC :: B. pathology : death
C. botany : fauna
A. opera : virtuoso D. chemistry : microbes
B. impressionism : painting E. history : past
C. saxophone : flute
D. rhythm : tone The correct answer choice is E. Biology is the
E. marble : sculpture study of life. History is the study of the past.

The correct answer choice is B. Jazz is a style of


music. Impressionism is a style of painting. SILENTLY : NOISE ::

A. allegedly : accusation
ADORN : BEAUTIFUL :: B. readily : hesitation
C. legally : permit
A. invigorate : lively D. technically : computer
B. forgive : correct E. commonly : official
C. attract : favorable
D. exert : dynamic The correct answer choice is B. When
E. paint : color something is done silently, it is done without
noise. When something is done readily, it is
The correct answer choice is A. To adorn is to done without hesitation.
make beautiful. To invigorate is to make
something lively.
GASOLINE : CAR ::

DEARTH : GLUT :: A. petroleum : rig


B. track : locomotive
A. flood : deluge C. wind : windmill
B. lack : surplus D. bicycle : wheel
C. parcel : postage E. trampoline : power
D. width: girth
E. rise : acceleration The correct answer choice is C. A car is
powered by gasoline. A windmill is powered
The correct answer choice is B. The word dearth by wind.
is an antonym of the word glut. The word lack is
the
ELBOW : JOINT :: B. salesman : janitor
C. teacher : classroom
A. knee : cartilage D. celebrity : journalist
B. liver : organ E. soldier : civilian
C. tendon : ankle
D. vein : artery The correct answer choice is E. One who is not
E. toe : foot a clergyman is a layman. One who is not a
soldier is a civilian.
The correct answer choice is B. An elbow is a
type of joint. A liver is a type of organ.
PROXIMITY : NEAR ::

GRINDS : COFFEE :: A. simplicity : smart


B. specificity : distance
A. dregs : tea C. humanity : ape
B. bin : trash D. volume : loud
C. bottle : wine E. morality : vice
D. spill : juice
E. teabag : infusion The correct answer choice is D. proximity
measures how near one is. Volume measures
The correct answer choice is A . Grinds are a how loud something is.
waste product of coffee. Dregs are a waste
product of tea.
FALLACIOUS : WRONG ::

ESOTERIC : ABSTRUSE :: A. autonomous : independent


B. delicious : edible
A. genetic : subtle C. conscious : asleep
B. catholic : inclusive D. cautious : reckless
C. caustic : harsh E. furious : alert
D. tragic : fortuitous
E. barbaric : obtuse The correct answer choice is A. Something
that is fallacious is wrong. Something that is
The correct answer choice is C. Something that autonomous is independent.
is esoteric is abstruse. Something that is caustic is
harsh.
KNITTER : YARN ::

SUPERFLUOUS : NEEDED :: A. sculptor : chisel


B. singer : microphone
A. supercilious : respectful C. dancer : shoes
B. superimposed : heightened D. drummer : bass
C. subzero : frozen E. seamstress : cloth
D. superseded : remembered
E. supine : bovine The correct answer choice is E. Yarn is a
knitter's raw material. Cloth is a seamstress's
The correct answer choice is A. Something raw material.
superfluous is not needed. Someone supercilious
is not respectful.
VASCULAR : BLOOD ::

CLERGYMAN : LAYMAN :: A. artery : lung


B. cardiac : heart
A. priest : minister C. plasma : brain
D. sugar : insulin
E. kidney : bone The correct answer choice is B. A trigger sets a
pistol into motion. A button sets an elevator
The correct answer choice is B. The word into motion.
vascular refers to something to do with the blood.
The word cardiac means something to do with the
heart. HUB : WHEEL ::

A. pedal : bicycle
TINES : FORK :: B. spoke : frame
C. core : apple
A. handle : spoon D. peel : orange
B. cup : lid E. circumference : sphere
C. bristle : brush
D. cutlery : tablespoon The correct answer choice is . Hub is the
E. knife : steak center of a wheel. The core is the center of the
apple.
The correct answer choice is C. A fork has tines.
A brush has bristles.
LOCUST : SWARM ::

NEPHROLOGIST : KIDNEY :: A. goose : gaggle


B. zebra : stripe
A. liver : lung C. herd : sheep
B. journalist : newspaper D. lion : cub
C. internist : organ E. army : ant
D. cardiologist : coronary
E. neurologist : nervous system The correct answer choice is A. A group of
locusts together is called a swarm. A group of
The correct answer choice is E. A nephrologist geese together is called a gaggle.
is a physician who has been trained in kidney
diseases. A neurologist is a physician who has
been trained in problems of the nervous system. OBOE : WOODWIND ::

A. viola : string
CHICKEN : COOP :: B. saxophone : bass
C. sticks : drum
A. rabbit : warren D. percussion : strings
B. fish : river E. clarinet : reed
C. frog : swamp
D. horse : coral The correct answer choice is A. An oboe is a
E. pig : pen woodwind instrument. A viola is a string
instrument.
The correct answer choice is E. On a farm,
chickens live in a coop and pigs live in a pen.
AUDACIOUS : MEEK ::

TRIGGER : PISTOL :: A. feigned : fictitious


B. blatant : obtrusive
A. camera : shutter C. candid : disingenuous
B. button : elevator D. brazen : impudent
C. spoke : bicycle E. auspicious : favorable
D. key: chain
E. blade : knife
The correct answer choice is C. Audacious is the The correct answer choice is E. Something that
opposite of meek. Candid is the opposite of is insipid is tasteless. Someone who is
disingenuous. ingenious is artless.

REGISTRAR : UNIVERSITY :: FOOT : SUMMIT ::

A. clerk : basement A. floor : beam


B. alderman : domicile B. shingle : tile
C. physiotherapist : factory C. foundation : roof
D. attorney : courtroom D. root : stem
E. classroom : quadrangle E. paw : tail

The correct answer choice is B. A registrar The correct answer choice is C. The foot is at
works in a university. An attorney works in a the base of bottom of a mountain. The summit
courtroom. is the top of the mountain. The foundation is at
the base of a house. The roof is at the top of
the house.
QUEEN : MONARCHY ::

A. countess : count BEVERAGE : COCKTAIL ::


B. minister : theocracy
C. voter : democracy A. donkey : mule
D. baroness : aristocracy B. libation : refreshment
E. prince : deficiency C. water : canteen
D. metal : alloy
The correct answer choice is D. A queen is a E. aperitif : snack
member of the monarchy. A baroness is a
member of the aristocracy. The correct answer choice is D. A beverage
mixed with another beverage is called a
cocktail. A metal mixed with another metal is
RHETORIC : ELOQUENTLY :: called an alloy.

A. oration : economically
B. fulmination : sweetly AMBLE : DASH ::
C. etiquette : graciously
D. implication : suspiciously A. trot : gallop
E. insurrection : bitterly B. race : competition
C. stroll : crawl
The correct answer choice is C. rhetoric is the art D. rendezvous : tryst
of speaking eloquently. Etiquette is the art of E. ample : abundant
behaving graciously.
The correct answer choice is A. An amble is a
slow walk. A dash is a quick run. A trot is a
INSIPID : TASTELESS :: slow walk on horseback. A gallop is a quick
run on horseback.
A. insouciant : concerned
B. intractable : controlled
C. indolent : restless COGNIZANT : OBLIVIOUS ::
D. inimitable : mimetic
E. ingenious : artless A. cryptic : covert
B. obeisant : disrespectful
C. overt : obvious
D. cogent : convincing
E. incongruous : concrete The correct answer choice is B. A tinsmith
makes objects out of tin. A blacksmith makes
The correct answer choice is B. Cognizant is the objects out of iron.
opposite of oblivious. Obeisant is the opposite of
disrespectful.
EAR : CORN ::

CONTIGUOUS : NEIGHBORING :: A. bushel : apples


B. crop : cotton
A. bungalow : cottage C. bail : hay
B. disassociated : related D. green beans
C. abrupt : friendly E. stalk : celery
D. attached : duplex
E. ambiguous : appalling The correct answer choice is E. One piece of
corn is called an ear. One piece of celery is
The correct answer choice is D. Two things that called a stalk.
are beside each other are contiguous. Two houses
beside each other are neighboring. Houses that
are attached are call duplexes. PEBBLE : BOULDER ::

A. rock : sediment
SCALES : FISH :: B. quartz : amethyst
C. twig : log
A. gills : lungs D. valley : tarn
B. tail : claws E. coin : bill
C. hare : fur
D. treble : bass The correct answer choice is C. A pebble is a
E. feathers : bird small rock. A boulder is a large rock. A twig is
a small piece of tree. A log is a large piece of a
The correct answer choice is E. A fish is covered tree.
in scales. A bird is covered in feathers.

PLUTOCRACY : WEALTHY ::
HELMET : MOTORCYCLIST ::
A. autonomy : masses
A. kickstand : bicycle B. oligopoly : president
B. gloves : hands C. plutonium : rich
C. armor : knight D. theocracy : clergy
D. belt : karate E. democracy : crowd
E. hat : priest
The correct answer choice is D. Plutocracy
The correct answer choice is C. A helmet is describes a state that is the ruled by the wealthy.
protective attire worn by a motorcyclist. Armor is Theocracy describes a state that is the ruled by
protective attire worn by a knight the clergy.

TINSMITH : TIN :: FRATRICIDE : BROTHER ::

A. forester : forest A. fraternity : sorority


B. blacksmith : iron B. flatulence : odor
C. mechanic : engines C. patricide : mother
D. dietician : food D. regicide : king
E. bacteriologist : microbes E. sibling : sister
The correct answer choice is D. Fratricide is the
killing of a brother. Regicide is the killing of a
king. INCALCULABLE : ESTIMATE ::

A. illegible : write
TORNADO : STORM :: B. illogical : calculate
C. unbreakable : break
A. rain : precipitation D. illegitimate : beget
B. sleet : hail E. untenable : give
C. hurricane : weather
D. flood : drought The correct answer choice is C. Something that
E. snow : flake is incalculable is something one cannot
estimate. Something that is unbreakable is
The correct answer choice is A. A tornado is a something one cannot break.
type of storm. Rain is a type of precipitation.

SONNET : POETRY ::
CONFECTIONER : CANDY ::
A. story : poem
A. etymologist : words B. verse : passage
B. geographer : magazines C. novella : prose
C. percussionist : notes D. novelist : poet
D. ventriloquist : vents E. play : act
E. signalman : light
The correct answer choice is C. A sonnet is a
The correct answer choice is A. A confectioner form of poetry. A novella is a form of prose.
works with candy. An etymologist works with
words.
EPIDERMIS : SKIN ::

XENOPHOBE : FOREIGNER :: A. diaphragm : abdomen


B. hair : scalp
A. xylophone : jazz C. sole : shoe
B. bibliophile : book D. bark : tree trunk
C. valedictorian : speech E. fingernail : toenail
D. warmonger : battle
E. misogynist : woman The correct answer choice is D. Epidermis is
the outer layer of skin. Bark is the outer layer
The correct answer choice is E. A xenophobe is of a tree trunk.
someone who hates foreigners. A misogynist is
someone who hates women.
WINE : GRAPES ::

PEREGRINATION : WAYFARER :: A. butter : milk


B. beans : coffee
A. investigation : felon C. tea : bag
B. contumacy : dissident D. sugar : salt
C. incrimination : suspect E. salad : vegetables
D. insubordination : insider
E. relaxation : masseur The correct answer choice is A. Wine is made
out of grapes. Butter is made out of milk.
The correct answer choice is B. A peregrination
is something done by a wayfarer. A contumacy is
something done by a dissident. SATELLITES : EARTH ::
E. otter : seal
A. planets: sun
B. rings : Jupiter The correct answer choice is A. The sea is the
C. milky way : galaxy whale’s natural habitat. The forest is the deer’s
D. missile : aircraft natural habitat.
E. star : Venus

The correct answer choice is A. Satellites orbit PLIANT : RIGID


the earth. Planets orbit sun.
A. petulant : spoiled
B. crude : refined
ACT : PLAY :: C. placid : serene
D. excessive : overgrown
A. book : chapter E. aggressive : temperamental
B. paragraph : word
C. library : fiction The correct answer choice is B. Something that
D. bookcase : paperback is not pliant is rigid. Something that is not
E. verse : poem crude is refined.

The correct answer choice is E. A play is divided


into acts. A poem is divided into verses. TARIFF : IMPORT ::

ELEVATOR : SHAFT :: A. bridge : payment


B. stipend : student
A. rope : knot C. tip : waiter
B. tube : subway D. toll : vehicle
C. car : train E. tuition : university
D. motor : piston
E. water : pipe The correct answer choice is D. A tariff is a
tax on imports. A toll is a tax on vehicles.
The correct answer choice is E. An elevator
travels through a shaft. Water travels through a
pipe EARDRUM : HEARING ::

A. semicircular canals : stirrup


HYDROELECTRIC : WATER :: B. cornea : brain
C. retina : vision
A. windmill : gust D. tongue : olfactory
B. petroleum : deposit E. sandpaper : tactile
C. solar : sun
D. muscle : run The correct answer choice is C. The eardrum is
E. diesel : octane part of the system that help you hear. The retina
is part of the system that helps you see.
The correct answer choice is C. Hydroelectric
energy is powered by water. Solar energy is
powered by the sun. APPRAISAL : JEWELER ::

A. calculation : accountant
WHALE : SEA :: B. estimate : builder
C. bookkeeper : figure
A. deer : forest D. gross : earner
B. chicken : rooster E. earning : employee
C. iguana : tree
D. elephant : savanna
The correct answer choice is An appraisal is a
valuation given by a jeweler. An estimate is a DESICCATED : HYDRATED ::
valuation given by a builder.
A. dune : sand
B. coconut : milk
FLOWER : BOUQUET :: C. steam : ice
D. arid : moist
A. singer : choir E. tap : faucet
B. finger : wrist
C. rivets : wall The correct answer choice is D. Desiccated
D. repast : breakfast describes something dried, hydrated describes
E. orange : juice something infused with water. Something arid is
dry. Something moist is wet.
The correct answer choice is A. A group of
flowers is a bouquet. A group of singer is a choir.
STRAY : PEDIGREE ::

SATURNINE : STYGIAN :: A. mutt : Labrador


B. Persian : kitten
A. pallid : wan C. mustang : thoroughbred
B. stentorian : quiet D. litter : mongrel
C. smolder : rage E. squirrel : raccoon
D. ashen : peaked
E. vex : placated The correct answer choice is C. A wild dog is
a stray. A purebred dog is a pedigree. A wild
The correct answer choice is A. Saturnine and horse is a mustang. A purebred horse is a horse.
stygian are synonyms. Pallid and wan are
synonyms.
TOME : BOOK ::
ZODIAC : CAPRICORN ::
A. drone : bee
A. January : March B. metropolis : city
B. star : sign C. hardcover : pulp
C. calendar : Scorpio D. roof : window
D. year : November E. shelf : encyclopedia
E. time : ages
The correct answer choice is B . A tome is a
The correct answer choice is D. Capricorn in one very large book. A metropolis is a very large
of the signs in the zodiac. November is one of the city.
months in the year.
OAK : DECIDUOUS ::

MILLENNIUM : YEAR :: A. willow : weeping


B. poplar : height
A. centipede : millipede C. pine : evergreen
B. inch : centimeter D. bush : rose
C. millimeter : decameter E. perennial : annual
D. kilometer : meter
E. week : day The correct answer choice is C. An oak is an
example of a deciduous tree. Pine is an
The correct answer choice is D. A millennium is example of an evergreen tree.
one thousand years. A kilometer is one thousand
meters.
CARNIVOROUS : MEAT ::
C. philanthropist : money
A. vegetarian : lettuce D. paleontologist : dinosaurs
B. blanched : almond E. matador : bull
C. grain : rye
D. omnivorous : everything The correct answer choice is D. A philologist
E. cornucopia : fruit studies language. A paleontologist studies
dinosaurs.
The correct answer choice is D. A creature that
is carnivorous eats meat. A creature that is
omnivorous eats everything. DORMANCY : INACTIVITY

A. sleepiness : arousal
LANDLORD : APARTMENT BUILDING :: B. activity : movement
C. perseverance : temerity
A. bailiff : court D. hesitance : cowardliness
B. police officer : precinct E. equilibrium : balance
C. confectioner : bakery
D. custodian : school The correct answer choice is E. Dormancy is
E. gymnast : gymnasium a state of inactivity. Equilibrium is a state of
balance.
The correct answer choice is B . A landlord
maintains an apartment building. A custodian
maintains a school. PRUNE : PLUM ::

A. pear : apricot
GARAGE : AUTOMOBILE :: B. tomato : asparagus
C. spice : tarragon
A. lawn : bicycle D. ginger : root
B. hangar : airplane E. raisin : grape
C. scooter : skateboard
D. basket : hot-air balloon The correct answer choice is E. A prune is a
E. pad : helicopter dried plum. A raisin is a dried grape.

The correct answer choice is B . A garage is a QUANDARY : DOUBT ::


place for storing a car. A hangar is a place for
storing an airplane. A. propaganda : posting
B. viewpoint : perspective
C. ragamuffin : ombudsman
DIAMOND : BASEBALL :: D. ballot : poll
E. quince : kumquat
A. referee : basketball
B. volleyball : court The correct answer choice is B. A quandary is
C. arena : competition a doubt. A viewpoint is a perspective.
D. basement : table tennis
E. rink : hockey
PRECINCT : CITY ::
The correct answer choice is E. Baseball is
played on a diamond. Hockey is played in a rink. A. prude : petticoat
B. bishopric : see
C. jurisdiction : holdings
PHILOLOGIST : LANGUAGE :: D. county : state
E. range : scope
A. botanist : cells
B. chemist : sulfur
The correct answer choice is D. A precinct is a GUITAR : PICK ::
section of a city. A county is a section of a state.
A. bass : baton
B. trombone : slide
CORPSE : HUMAN :: C. trumpet : mouthpiece
D. cello : bow
A. carrion : animal E. shoe : lace
B. cadaver : undertaker
C. mortician : eulogy The correct answer choice is D. One can play a
D. casket : body guitar using a pick. One can play a cello using a
E. tombstone : burial bow.

The correct answer choice is A. A corpse is a


dead human. Carrion is a dead animal. JOCKEY : HORSE ::

A. trainer : dog
CONVEX : CONCAVE :: B. mare : stallion
C. foal : squire
A. angle : side D. shorts : trousers
B. physics : geometry E. cyclist : bicycle
C. circle : triangle
D. obtuse : acute The correct answer choice is E. A jockey rides
E. line : point a horse. A cyclist rides a bicycle.

The correct answer choice is D. Convex is the


opposite of concave. Obtuse is the opposite of ICE : SOLID ::
acute.
A. ice cream : milk
B. steam : gas
YARN : SWEATER :: C. powder : granules
D. liquid : juice
A. knitter : crochet hook E. cubes : tray
B. cobbler : shoe
C. leather : boot The correct answer choice is B. Ice is water in
D. cotton : linen a solid state. Steam is water is a gaseous state.
E. bodice : interfacing

The correct answer choice is C. Yarn is used to URBAN : CITY ::


make sweaters. Leather is used to make boots.
A. southern : country
B. rural : farmland
DECIBELS : LOUDNESS :: C. urbane : elegant
D. downtown : suburb
A. cup : teaspoon E. high-scale : slum
B. ounce : weight
C. sound : volume The correct answer choice is B. City areas are
D. centimeter : height urban. Farmland areas are rural.
E. kilogram : gram

The correct answer choice is B. A decibel is a WORD PROCESSOR : SOFTWARE ::


measure of loudness. An ounce is a measure of
weight. A. cable : mouse
B. motherboard : hardware
C. key : keyboard
D. mainframe : computer D. lush : desolate
E. monitor : screen E. separated : together

The correct answer choice is B. A word The correct answer choice is D. An area that
processor is a kind of software. A motherboard is is succulent is not infertile. An area that is lush
a kind of hardware. is not desolate.

INDUCTION : ORDINATION :: EXHUME : GRAVE ::

A. introduced : rejected A. excel : grade


B. conduction : orchestra B. expel : classroom
C. salesman : philanthropist C. exude : spray
D. teacher : learner D. extricate : car
E. soldier : priest E. exit : door

The correct answer choice is E. A soldier is The correct answer choice is B. To exhume is
inducted into the army. A priest is ordained into to take a body out of the grave. To expel is to
the priesthood. take someone out of the classroom.

Note: this one is just like the previous one TELESCOPE : EYE ::

DEFROCK : DISCHARGE :: A. eyeglasses : vision


B. telephone : hearing
A. religion : philosophy C. necklace : neck
B. priest : soldier D. binoculars : pupils
C. garment : sickness E. stethoscope : ear
D. asylum : retreat
E. memorandum : notice The correct answer choice is E. A telescope
enables one’s eye to see better. A stethoscope
The correct answer choice is B. A priest who is enables one’s ear to hear better.
defrocked leaves the priesthood. A soldier who is
discharged leaves the army.
LIMBS : SNAKE ::

SLITHER : SNAKE :: A. tail : horse


B. talons : eagle
A. squirm : jellyfish C. teeth : whale
B. waddle : penguin D. wings : chipmunk
C. swim : whale E. elephant : horns
D. walk : rest
E. slide : frog The correct answer choice is D. A snake has
no limbs. A chipmunk has no wings.
The correct answer choice is B. A snake slithers
when it moves. A penguin waddles when it
moves. SWIM : HOVER ::

A. slash : sand
SUCCULENT : INFERTILE :: B. wave : breeze
C. cloud : beach
A. desert : rainforest D. sail : walk
B. leafy : rooted E. snail : frog
C. inhabited : isolated
The correct answer choice is B. One swims in
the water and hovers in the sky. A wave is in the
water a breeze in the sky. YOKE : OXEN ::

A. reins : strap
POSTERIOR : TAIL :: B. white : egg
C. harness : horse
A. lateral : fin D. dog : collar
B. anterior : decade E. leash : pet
C. dorsal : leg
D. arm : hand The correct answer choice is C. A yoke is a
E. top : face fitting worn by oxen. A harness is a fitting
worn by a horse.
The correct answer choice is A. A tail is located
at the posterior part of a body. A fin is located at
the lateral part of the body. PAW : KITTEN ::

A. nail : hoof
SOLO : MUSICIAN :: B. whisker : puppy
C. tail : cat
A. overture : conductor D. claw : crawfish
B. soliloquy : actor E. talon : tapir
C. flautist : melodeon
D. alone : loneliness The correct answer choice is D. A kitten’s
E. single : divorcee limb ends in a paw. A crawfish’s limb ends in a
claw.
The correct answer choice is B. When a
musician performs alone, it is called a solo. When
an actor performs alone, he gives a soliloquy. ALDERMAN : MUNICIPAL ::

A. page : judiciary
IMBIBE : BEVERAGE :: B. judge : clerical
C. ballot : state
A. swallow : bite D. minister : federal
B. gulp : snack E. mayor : manager
C. toast : challis
D. food : consume The correct answer choice is D. An alderman
E. inhale : air is a government position on the municipal level.
A minister is a government position on the
The correct answer choice is E. One inboxes a federal level.
beverage. One inhales air.

COPIOUS : AMOUNT ::
STALACTITE : STALAGMITE ::
A. rigorous : training
A. cave : mountain B. extensive : size
B. grotto : dugout C. sensitive : performance
C. ceiling : floor D. obstreperous : sight
D. canopy : tile E. invasive : procedure
E. bat : bear
The correct answer choice is B. Copious is an
The correct answer choice is C. A stalactite hangs adjective used to describe a large amount.
from the ceiling of a cave. A stalagmite rises Extensive is an adjective used to describe a
from the floor of a cave. large size.
A. fetus : corpse
B. conception : deception
SCALES : FISH :: C. embody : reincarnation
D. infantile : mature
A. kitten : fur E. preternatural : postoperative
B. skin : hide
C. shell : layer The correct answer choice is A. prenatal and
D. feathers : fowl postpartum describe the states of the mother
E. orange : peel before and after birth. Fetus and corpse
describe the states of the body before and after
The correct answer choice is D. A fish is covered death.
in scales. A fowl is covered in feathers.
BANDAGE : WOUND ::

NEON : GAS :: A. infect : disinfectant


B. treat : braces
A. iron : metal C. scratch : itch
B. hydrogen : oxygen D. wrap : leg
C. table : elements E. bridge : river
D. water : state
E. carbon : diamond The correct answer choice is C. One bandages a
wound. One scratches an itch.
The correct answer choice is A. Neon is a kind of
gas. Iron is a kind of metal.
HUMANS : OXYGEN ::

NIGHTTIME : DAYTIME :: A. crustaceans : water


B. fauna : hydrogen
A. evening : noon C. animals : element
B. late : early D. plants : carbon dioxide
C. black : white E. lichen : nitrogen
D. nocturnal : diurnal
E. moonshine : sunshine The correct answer choice is D. Humans
breathe oxygen. Plants breathe carbon dioxide.
The correct answer choice is D. Nighttime refers
to the night and daytime to the day. Nocturnal
refers to the night and diurnal to the day. TART : PIE ::

A. pastry : bakery
INTONATION : TALK :: B. crust : icing
C. layer : slice
A. interrupt : conversation D. cupcake : cake
B. intercede : problem E. cookie : dough
C. harmony : scale
D. aria : solo The correct answer choice is D. A tart is a pie
E. melody : song big enough for one person. A cupcake is a cake
big enough for one person.
The correct answer choice is E. Intonation is the
‘tune’ of the talking voice. Melody is the tune of
a song. SALACIOUS : OBSCENE ::

A. obliged : hostile
PRENATAL : POSTPARTUM :: B. profound : proactive
C. compulsory : progressive
D. salubrious : redundant The correct answer choice is E. Altruism
E. sagacious : insightful describes an act that is selfless. Hedonism
describes an act that is selfish.
The correct answer choice is E. Salacious is
synonymous with obscene. Sagacious is
synonymous with insightful. DONATION : TOLL ::

A. birthday : present
HEW : AXE :: B. gift : friend
C. charity : taxation
A. saw : plank D. tariff : dues
B. paint : wall E. prize : penalty
C. plane : chisel
D. hoe : shovel The correct answer choice is C. A donation is
E. stab : weapon money you give voluntarily. A toll is money
taken by the government. Charity is the giving
The correct answer choice is C. One hews with voluntarily of money. Taxation is the taking of
an axe. One planes with a chisel. money by the government.

ILLUSTRATION : PORTRAIT :: PERIOD : SENTENCE ::

A. penmanship : page A. command : exclamation


B. caricature : cartoon B. comma : clause
C. text : biography C. tail : wallaby
D. document : autobiography D. colon : preposition
E. dedication : index E. semi-colon : proposition

The correct answer choice is C. A portrait is an The correct answer choice is B. A period
illustration of a particular person. A biography is marks the end of a sentence. A comma marks
a text about a particular person. the end of a clause.

ARMISTICE : WAR :: MAIL CARRIER : LETTERS ::

A. truce : declaration A. post office : mailboxes


B. white : flag B. envelope : stamps
C. meeting : board C. dogcatcher : veterinary clinic
D. strike : work D. writer : postcard
E. history : geography E. obstetrician : infants

The correct answer choice is D. An armistice is a The correct answer choice is E. A mail carrier
cessation of war. A strike is a cessation of work. delivers letters. An obstetrician delivers infants.

ALTRUISM : SELFLESS:: WINDOW-DRESSER : MANNEQUIN ::

A. humanism : secure A. valet : gentleman


B. fatalism : deadly B. agent : account
C. semantics : wordy C. abate : felon
D. variety : various D. design : pattern
E. hedonism: selfish E. decorate : cake
The correct answer choice is A. A window- The correct answer choice is E. Something
dresser arranges clothes for a mannequin. A valet pulmonary involves the lungs. Something renal
arranges clothes for a gentleman. involves the kidneys.

HIBERNATION : BEAR :: COWARD : TIMOROUS ::

A. migration : flock A. champion : expeditious


B. maturation : deer B. partisan : pathetic
C. metamorphosis : frog C. broker : level
D. dormancy : disease D. hero : courageous
E. illiteracy : book E. scout : alert

The correct answer choice is D. When a bear is The correct answer choice is D. A coward is
inactive, it is in hibernation. When a disease is timorous. A hero is courageous.
inactive, it is in a state of dormancy.

DRESS : WOUND ::
ACCOLADE : TRIBUTE ::
A. cauterize : cat
A. censure : rebuke B. lance : boil
B. calumny : praise C. model : apparel
C. codicil : profile D. plaster : wall
D. disparagement : appreciation E. anesthetize : patient
E. eulogy : ceremony
The correct answer choice is B. One dresses a
The correct answer choice is A. Accolade is a wound. One lances a boil.
synonym for tribute. Censure is a synonym for
rebuke.
TREBLE : BASS ::

CREDULOUS : GULLIBLE :: A. scale : note


B. ledger : lines
A. ingenious : frank C. soprano : tenor
B. ingenuous : naive D. aria : solo
C. monstrous : fictional E. singer : drummer
D. licentious : honorable
E. lithe : aloof The correct answer choice is C. The treble clef
is used for high notes. The bass clef for low
The correct answer choice is B. Credulous is a notes. A soprano sings high notes. A tenor
synonym of gullible. Ingenuous is a synonym of sings low notes.
naive.

SURGEON : SCALPEL ::
PULMONARY : LUNG ::
A. obstetrician : baby
A. venerable : soul B. diner : knife
B. venal : urethra C. dogcatcher : collar
C. cephalic : encephalitis D. seamstress : needle
D. appendix : abdomen E. janitor : school
E. renal : kidney
The correct answer choice is D. A scalpel is a
tool that a surgeon uses. A needle is a tool a
seamstress uses.
CIDER : APPLE

DINGO : DOG:: A. beer: grain


B. wine : grape
A. bird : free C. drink : eat
B. rhinoceros : heavy D. water : sandwich
C. feral: domesticated E. lake : mountain
D. puppy : trained
E. athlete : seasoned The correct answer choice is B. Cider is a
beverage made from apples. Wine is a beverage
The correct answer choice is C. A dingo is a wild made from grapes.
dog. Feral means wild, domesticated means
tamed.
INVERTEBRATE : SPINE ::

BRIDE : WIFE :: A. ringed : finger


B. thin : wrist
A. bridegroom : maid of honor C. bald : hair
B. best man : usher D. pale : skin
C. marriage : divorce E. corpulent : blood
D. cake : icing
E. groom : husband The correct answer choice is C. An
invertebrate animal has no spine. A bald person
The correct answer choice is E. The bride has no hair.
becomes the wife after the wedding ceremony.
The groom becomes the husband after the
wedding ceremony. BLANCH : WATER ::

A. fry : oil
GAUNTLET : GLOVE :: B. bake : heat
C. burn : pot
A. hauberk : shirt D. mix : boil
B. squire : vest E. sauté : stove
C. helmet : headdress
D. tassel : button The correct answer choice is A. One blanches
E. muff : muffin something in water. One fries something in oil.

The correct answer choice is A. A gauntlet is a


special glove worn by a knight. A hauberk is a GLOVE : MITTEN ::
special shirt worn by a knight.
A. shawl : kerchief
SUPERSEDE : SUPPLANT B. bustle : petticoat
C. tiara : necklace
A. revoke : revamp D. belt : sash
B. redundant : mixed E. fan : stocking
C. superannuate : mitigate
D. supersaturate : dissolve The correct answer choice is D. A glove and a
E. invalidate : nullify mitten are both things worn on the hands. A
belt and a sash are both worn around the waist.
The correct answer choice is E. To supersede
means to supplant something. To invalidate
something means to nullify something CORRESPONDENT : JOURNALIST ::

A. writer : freelancer
B. reporter : cameraman C. sufferable : endure
C. novelist : poet D. inflammable : burn
D. scientist : biologist E. inflatable : breathe
E. thespian : actor
The correct answer choice is C. Treatable is
The correct answer choice is E. Correspondent is something one can cure. Sufferable is
a synonym for journalist. Thespian is a synonym something one can endure.
for actor.
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SUBWAY : SUBTERRANEAN:: PEER : LOOK ::

A. steamer : wet A post : lean


B. pedestrian : mobile B. ship : seek
C. railroad : aboveground C. speak : converse
D. bicycle : sidewalk D. hearken : listen
E. bird : air E. taste : chew

The correct answer choice is C. A subway is The correct answer choice is D. To peer means
subterranean. A railroad is aboveground. to look at something. To hearken means to
listen to something.

LIGHTHOUSE : SHIP ::
SONAR : WATER ::
A. radar : airplane
B. traffic light : pedestrian A. solar : fuel
C. map : driver B. motor : land
D. dictionary : word C. vehicular : road
E. traffic control tower : aircraft D. central : circle
E. radar : air

The correct answer choice is E. A lighthouse The correct answer choice is E. Sonar is
guides a ship. A traffic control tower guides method of detecting objects underwater. Radar
aircraft. is a method of detecting objects in the air.

MOUNTAIN : GLEN :: EXACERBATE : WORSE ::

A. crest : foot A. ascertain : more


B. canyon : crag B. exceed : much
C. crevice : boulder C. alleviate : best
D. volcano : lava D. ameliorate : better
E. basalt : quartz E. exonerate : least

The correct answer choice is A. A mountain is an The correct answer choice is D. To exacerbate
elevation, a glen is a valley. The crest is the most is to make things worse. To ameliorate is to
elevated point of something, the foot is the lowest make things better.
point of something.

BLOOD : COAGULATE ::
TREATABLE : CURE ::
A. bile : sting
A. portable : shift B. plasma : flow
B. potable : spill C. soup : spill
D. milk : curdle The correct answer choice is A. Something
E. tear : dry armored is impenetrable. Something unshielded
is vulnerable.
The correct answer choice is D. When blood clots
it is said to coagulate. When milk clots it is said
to curdle. TUTOR : TEACHER ::

A. instructor : mentor
RABBIT : WARREN :: B. guide : dog
C. tutelage : education
A. bat : cave D. class : college
B. bunny : cage E. singular : collective
C. hornet : nest
D. lion : pride The correct answer choice is E. A tutor
E. giraffe : bush generally works with one student. A teacher
generally works with a group. Singular is an
The correct answer choice is C. A rabbit lives in adjective used to describe one of something,
a warren. A hornet lives in a nest. collective describes a group.

TRIANGLE : PYRAMID :: ASPHYXIATION : AIR ::

A. surface : angle A. asphalt : pavement


B. flat : full B. resuscitation : paramedic
C. quadrilateral : hexagonal C. albinism : pigment
D. square : cube D. consternation : complaint
E. obtuse : acute E. vacillation : uncertainty

The correct answer choice is C. A three The correct answer choice is C. Asphyxiation
dimensional triangle is a pyramid. A three is caused by a lack of air. Albinism is caused
dimensional square is a cube. by a lack of pigment.

APOTHECARY : PHARMACIST :: RACE : COMPETITOR ::

A. executive : entrepreneur A. election : candidate


B. clerk : fisherman B. game : judge
C. locksmith : blacksmith C. marathon : courier
D. editor : author D. secession : rift
E. soothsayer : fortuneteller E. consternation : rival

The correct answer choice is . Apothecary is an The correct answer choice is A. A person who
old fashioned word for pharmacist. A soothsayer competes in a race is called a competitor. A
is an old fashioned word for fortuneteller. person who competes in an election race is
called a candidate.

ARMORED : IMPENETRABLE ::
DIESEL : FUEL ::
A. unshielded : vulnerable
B. unearthed : vacant A. mud : earth
C. unscathed : lacerated B. olive : oil
D. concealed : displayed C. slipper : shoe
E. prostrated : dissipated D. club : bat
E. fork : teaspoon
The correct answer choice is B . Diesel is a kind
of fuel. Olive is a kind of oil. LEVITY : SERIOUSNESS ::

A. calamity : dross
PENTATHLON : DECATHLON :: B. projection : film
C. analogy : synchronicity
A. centimeter : kilometer D. courtesy : manners
B. penny : dollar E. impiety : reverence
C. nickel : dime
D. entree : desert The correct answer choice is E. Levity denotes
E. adolescence : childhood a lack of seriousness. Impiety denotes a lack of
reverence.
The correct answer choice is C. A pentathlon has
five events. A decathlon has ten events. A nickel
is worth five cents. A dime is worth ten cents. DISSIDENT : INSURRECTION ::

A. immigrant : transit
ALLEY : BOWLING :: B. rabble-rouser : ceremony
C. emigrant : suitcase
A. path : walkway D. combatant : war
B. lane : freeway E. advisor : territory
C. diamond : baseball
D. horse : polo The correct answer choice is D. A dissident is
E. ball : rolling someone involved in and insurrection. A
combatant is someone involved in a war.
The correct answer choice is C. One bowls in an
alley. One plays baseball on a diamond.
HIATUS : PARLIAMENT ::

TEETH: DENTURES :: A. labyrinth : maze


B. recess : break
A. token : coin C. stop : halt
B. wing : arm D. remission : disease
C. saccharine : sugar E. lacuna : gap
D. heart : pacemaker
E. limb : prosthesis
The correct answer choice is D. When
The correct answer choice is E. Artificial teeth parliament is inactive it is said to be on hiatus.
are called dentures. An artificial limb is called a When a disease is inactive it is said to be in
prosthesis. remission.

TACITURN : RETICENT :: FAD : MODERN::

A. redolent : elevated A. classic: timeless


B. obstreperous : boisterous B. hit : nostalgic
C. tinged : joyous C. fashion : magazine
D. invincible : irresolute D. popular : salable
E. belated : sound E. instant : old-fashioned

The correct answer choice is B. A taciturn The correct answer choice is A. A fad is
person is a reticent one. An obstreperous person is modern. A classic is timeless.
a boisterous one.
ADULTERATE : TAINT :: A. sanctimony : present
B. revolving : now
A. separate : ameliorate C. rotating : time
B. investigate : cross D. anticipatory : future
C. refrigerate : close E. ubiquitous : timeless
D. refine : purify
E. rectify : undo The correct answer choice is D. Something
that is retrograde is tending towards the past.
The correct answer choice is D. To adulterate Something that is anticipatory is looking
something means to taint it. To refine something towards the future.
means to purify it.

CLAUSTROPHOBIA : CLOSED ::
TURGID : SWOLLEN ::
A. arachnophobia : snakes
A. peeled : ripped B. agoraphobia : open
B. shriveled : withered C. xenophobia : unknown
C. dried : moisturized D. closeted : dark
D. scattered : gathered E. credulous : disbelief
E. disseminated : enclosed
The correct answer choice is A.
The correct answer choice is B. Turgid means Claustrophobia is a fear of closed spaces.
swollen. Shriveled means withered. Agoraphobia is a fear of open spaces.

DROUGHT : DELUGE :: GALE : WIND ::

A. arid : desiccated A. meadow : hill


B. flood : water B. puddle : mud
C. cursory : deep C. torrent : rain
D. deleterious : harmful D. shower : rainbow
E. paucity : surfeit E. precipitation : forecast

The correct answer choice is A. A drought is a The correct answer choice is C. A gale is a
lack of water. A deluge is an overabundance of strong wind. A torrent is a strong rain.
water. Paucity denotes a lack. Surfeit denotes an
overabundance.
POTENCY : STRENGTH ::

CIRCUMAMBULATE : AROUND :: A. energy : endurance


B. might : feebleness
A. circumnavigate : sail C. dependence : despondence
B. circumvent : out D. frailty : weakness
C. translate : with E. faintness : ineptitude
D. traverse : through
E. transport : on The correct answer choice is B. Potency is
strength. Frailty is weakness.
The correct answer choice is D. To
circumambulate mean to travel around. To
traverse means to travel through. COOPER : BARREL ::

A. toaster : toast
RETROGRADE : PAST :: B. radio : music
C. tailor : sewing The correct answer choice is B. A cabal is
D. milliner : hat made up of conspirators. A constellation is
E. jeweler : ring made up of stars.

The correct answer choice is D. A cooper makes


barrels. A milliner makes hats. CELERITY : HASTE ::

A. sloth : avarice
ESOTERIC : OBSCURE :: B. sluggishness : alacrity
C. celery : parsnip
A. belligerent : undermined D. lethargy : torpor
B. philosophical : intelligent E. dolt : dolor
C. cordial : obscene
D. common : usual The correct answer choice is D. Celerity is a
E. tranquil : fortuitous synonym of haste. Lethargy is a synonym of
torpor.
The correct answer choice is D. Something that is
esoteric is obscure. Something that is common is
usual. ECUMENICAL : LAIC ::

A. priestly : secular
PEN : INK :: B. robe : sash
C. spire : door
A. vein : blood D. heathen : heterodox
B. pencil : eraser E. minister : monsignor
C. feather : nib
D. ruler : pointer The correct answer choice is A. Something that
E. notebook : leaf is ecumenical is related to the church.
Something that is laic does not relate to the
The correct answer choice is A. Ink runs through church. One who is priestly is related to the
a pen. Blood runs through a vein. church. One who is secular is not.

GRAIN : SALT :: CURATOR : MUSEUM ::

A. pinch : sugar A. physician : operating room


B. teaspoon : honey B. fireman : fire engine
C. snowflake : flurry C. artisan : loft
D. blade : grass D. weaver : den
E. glass : water E. blacksmith : forge

The correct answer choice is D. A grain is a he correct answer choice is E. A curator works
single unit of salt. A blade is a single unit of in a museum. A blacksmith works in a forge.
grass.

BEAR : HIBERNATE ::
CONSPIRATOR : CABAL ::
A. bird : migrate
A. manager : committee B. caterpillar : transform
B. stars : constellation C. fish : spawns
C. juror : trial D. tiger : attack
D. conductor : orchestra E. salamander : resuscitate
E. assassin : syndicate
The correct answer choice is A. A bear hibernates ANVIL : HAMMER ::
in the winter. A bird migrates in the winter.
A. coffee : grinder
B. drill : bit
OPULENT : SPARSE :: C. mortar: pestle
D. clock : hand
A. gem : bare E. key : ring
B. variable : fluctuating
C. vast : minute The correct answer choice is C. An anvil is
D. lithe : flaccid used with a hammer. A mortar is used with a
E. sonorous : tonal pestle.

The correct answer choice is C. Something that is


opulent is not sparse. Something that is vast is not ANALYTICAL : THOUGHT ::
minute.
A. beneficial : toxic
B. philosophical : redundant
TISSUE : CELLS :: C. diverse : varied
D. semantic : wordy
A. heart : blood E. emotive : feelings
B. lungs : oxygen
C. brain : synapses The correct answer choice is E. Something
D. molecule : protons analytical has to do with thought. Something
E. skeleton : bones emotive has to do with feelings.

The correct answer choice is E. Tissue is


composed of cells. A skeleton is composed of AGGRANDIZE : LARGE ::
bones.
A. broaden : side
B. aggregate : big
COMPASS : DIRECTION :: C. aggravate : irate
D. miniaturize : small
A. thermometer : fever E. demote : rank
B. barometer : air pressure
C. speedometer : acceleration The correct answer choice is D. To
D. odometer : length aggrandize is to make something large. To
E. ohmmeter : electricity miniaturize is to make something small.

The correct answer choice is B. A compass


shows direction. A barometer shows air pressure. BILINGUAL : LANGUAGES ::

A. bigamist : spouse
ABROGATE : RESCIND :: B. ambidextrous : left
C. two-faced : hypocritical
A. instate : inaugurate D. amphibian : lake
B. repeal : appeal E. recreational : leisure
C. impeach : ordain
D. reclaim : acclaim The correct answer choice is A. Someone who
E. imbroglio : acclimatize is bilingual speaks more than one language.
Someone who is a bigamist is married to more
The correct answer choice is A. To abrogate than one spouse.
means to rescind. To instate means to inaugurate.

MERCURY : QUICKSILVER ::
D. angle : circumference
A. glass : thermometer E. sphere : circle
B. hydrogen: air
C. atmosphere : oxygen The correct answer choice is E. A three-
D. graphite : granite dimensional triangle is a pyramid. A three-
E. pyrite : fool’s gold dimensional circle is a sphere.

The correct answer choice is E. Mercury is


commonly referred to as quicksilver. Pyrite is TACTILE : SKIN ::
commonly referred to as fool’s gold.
A. gustatory : eating
B. obligatory : occupational
AFFLUENT: RICH :: C. sensory : piqued
D. auditory : ear
A. laudatory : discriminatory E. textile : wool
B. impecunious: poor
C. affiliated : irresolute The correct answer choice is D. One senses
D. gregarious : obstinate something tactile through the skin. One senses
E. chromatic : colorful something auditory through the ear.

The correct answer choice is B. Affluent means


rich. Impecunious means poor. EMBEZZLEMENT : CRIME ::

A. vice : squad
CONTEMPORARY : ANTIQUATED :: B. tuba : instrument
C. burglary : police
A. contemplative : adventitious D. repast : kitchen
B. disingenuous : evasive E. ballad : music
C. grandiloquent : halcyon
D. neoteric : fulsome The correct answer choice is B. Embezzlement
E. modern : antediluvian is a type of crime. A tuba is a type of
instrument.
The correct answer choice is E. Contemporary
means new and antiquated means old. Something
modern is new, something antediluvian is old. NAVY : BLUE ::

A. orange : grapefruit
GLACIER : ICE :: B. marine : captain
C. salmon : green
A. tide : water D. morose : blithe
B. building : brick E. crimson : red
C. dune : sand
D. symphony : instruments The correct answer choice is E. Navy is a
E. salt : granules shade of blue. Crimson is a shade of red.

The correct answer choice is C. A glacier is


made of ice. A dune is made of sand. FRACTIOUS : ARGUE ::

A. fulsome : sing
PYRAMID : TRIANGLE :: B. egregious : pray
C. appropriate : choose
A. hexagon : six D. furious : placate
B. polyhedron : polygamy E. garrulous : talk
C. cube : rectangle
The correct answer choice is B. A person who is The correct answer choice is A. The
fractious is someone who likes to argue. A person reincarnate is to be born again. To reiterate is to
who is garrulous is someone who likes to talk. say again.

SCALD : SINGE :: WEALTHY : PLUTOCRACY ::

A. water : fire A. democracy : individual


B. drown : ocean B. autocracy : mediocrity
C. boil : fry C. impoverished : theoretical
D. kindle : light D. clergy : theocracy
E. sink : match E. oligopoly : fortune

The correct answer choice is A. To scald is to The correct answer choice is D. A plutocracy
burn with water. To singe is to burn with fire. is government of the wealthy. Theocracy is
government of the clergy

OVER : ULTRAVIOLET ::
BULLET : MAGAZINE ::
A. into: ultramarine
B. onto : ultraist A. rifle : dagger
C. beyond : purple B. duel : pistol
D. through : inferior C. gun : holster
E. under: infrared D. knight : damsel
E. arrow : quiver
The correct answer choice is E. Light of a
frequency over what the human eye can see is The correct answer choice is E. A magazine
ultraviolet. Light of a frequency under what the holds bullets. A quiver holds arrows.
human eye can see is infrared.

COAL : STEAM ENGINE ::


EXTINGUISH : INFLAME ::
A. engine : car
A. excite : incite B. gasoline : truck
B. extend : intend C. chassis : carburetor
C. douse : kindle D. pedal : unicycle
D. divulge : diversify E. piston : motor
E. intense : extant
The correct answer choice is B. A steam engine
The correct answer choice is C. To extinguish is runs on coal. A truck runs on gasoline.
to put out a fire. To inflame is to light a fire. To
douse is to put out a fire. To kindle is to light a
fire.

REINCARNATE : BORN ::

A. reiterate : say
B. reinstate : employ
C. disengage : gauge
D. unify : separate
E. impugn : exhale