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2 Word Analogy Practice 9
3 Word Analogy Practice 17
4 Word Analogy Practice 25
5 Word Analogy Practice 33
6 Word Analogy Practice 41
7 Word Analogy Practice 49
8 Word Analogy Practice 57
9 Word Analogy Practice 65
10 Word Analogy Practice 73
11 Word Analogy Practice 81
12 Challenging Word Analogy Practice 89
13 Targeted Word Analogy Practice for the 97

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1. ______ : trail :: grain : grail
a. train
b. path
c. wheat
d. holy

2. particular : fussy ::
______ : subservient
a. meek
b. above
c. cranky
d. uptight

3. ______ : horse ::
board : train
a. stable
b. shoe
c. ride
d. mount

4. tureen : ______ ::
goblet : wine
a. napkin
b. soup
c. spoon
d. pilsner

5. 4 : 6 :: ______ : 16
a. 2
b. 14
c. 8
d. 10

6. son : nuclear ::
______ : extended
a. father
b. mother
c. cousin
d. daughters

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7. coif : hair :: ______ : musical
a. shower
b. close
c. praise
d. score

8. feta : Greek ::
provolone : ______
a. salad
b. Swiss
c. blue
d. Italian

9. moccasin : snake ::
______ : shoe
a. alligator
b. waders
c. asp
d. loafer

10. ______ : zenith ::
fear : composure
a. apex
b. heaven
c. heights
d. nadir

11. pill : bore :: core : ______
a. center
b. mug
c. bar
d. placebo

12. pilfer : steal :: ______ : equip
a. return
b. damage
c. exercise
d. furnish

13. native : aboriginal ::
naïve : ______
a. learned
b. arid
c. unsophisticated
d. tribe

14. junket : ______ :: junk : trash
a. trounce
b. trip
c. refuse
d. trinket

15. ______ : festive ::
funeral : somber
a. tension
b. soiree
c. eulogy
d. sari

16. fetish : fixation ::
slight : ______
a. flirt
b. sloth
c. insult
d. confuse

17. hovel : dirty :: hub : ______
a. unseen
b. prideful
c. busy
d. shovel

18. bog : ______ ::
slumber : sleep
a. dream
b. foray
c. marsh
d. night

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19. ______ : segue ::
throng : mass
a. subway
b. church
c. transition
d. line

20. ragtime : United States ::
raga : ______
a. cloth
b. country
c. piano
d. India

21. miserly : cheap ::
homogeneous : ______
a. extravagant
b. unkind
c. alike
d. friendly

22. skew : gloomy ::
slant : ______
a. glee
b. foible
c. desperate
d. gloaming

23. eider : ______ :: cedar : tree
a. snow
b. plant
c. duck
d. pine

24. gerrymander : divide ::
filibuster : ______
a. bend
b. punish
c. delay
d. rush

25. vapid : ______ :: rapid : swift
a. inspired
b. turgid
c. wet
d. insipid

26. denim : cotton ::
______ : flax
a. sheep
b. uniform
c. sweater
d. linen

27. obscene : coarse ::
obtuse : ______
a. subject
b. obstinate
c. obscure
d. stupid

28. diamond : baseball ::
court : ______
a. poker
b. jury
c. grass
d. squash

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29. quixotic : pragmatic ::
murky : ______
a. rapid
b. cloudy
c. clear
d. friendly

30. smear : libel :: heed : ______
a. represent
b. doubt
c. consider
d. need

31. nymph : ______ ::
seraphim : angel
a. maiden
b. sinner
c. candle
d. priest

32. poetry : rhyme ::
philosophy : ______
a. imagery
b. music
c. bi-law
d. theory

33. jibe : praise ::
______ : enlighten
a. jib
b. delude
c. worship
d. wed

34. marshal : prisoner ::
principal : ______
a. teacher
b. president
c. doctrine
d. student

35. fecund : infertile ::
______ : fleet
a. rapid
b. slow
c. fertilizer
d. damp

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Answers
1. a. Train becomes trail when the “n” is replaced by an “l,” and
grain becomes grail when the “n” is replaced by an “l.”
2. a. Particular is a synonym for fussy, and meek is a synonym for
subservient.
3. d. To mount means to get on a horse, and to board means to get
on a train.
4. b. A tureen is used to hold soup, and a goblet is used to hold wine.
5. b. 4 plus 2 is 6, and 14 plus 2 is 16.
6. c. A son is part of a nuclear family, and a cousin is part of an
extended family.
7. d. To coif means to arrange hair, and to score means to arrange a
musical.
8. d. Feta is a Greek cheese, and provolone is an Italian cheese.
9. d. A moccasin is a type of snake, and a loafer is a type of shoe.
10. d. Nadir is the opposite of zenith, and fear is the opposite of
composure.
11. a. A pill is another word for a bore, and a core is another word for
a center.
12. d. To pilfer means to steal, and to furnish means to equip.
13. c. Native is a synonym for aboriginal, and naïve is a synonym for
unsophisticated.
14. b. A junket is a synonym for a trip, and junk is a synonym for
trash.
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15. b. A soiree is described as festive, and a funeral is described as
somber.
16. c. A fetish is a synonym for a fixation, and a slight is a synonym for
an insult.
17. c. A hovel is described as dirty, and a hub is described as busy.
18. c. A bog is a synonym for a marsh, and slumber is a synonym for
sleep.
19. c. A transition is a synonym for a segue, and a throng is a
synonym for a mass.
20. d. Ragtime is a type of music from the United States, and raga is a
type of music from India.
21. c. Miserly is another word for cheap, and homogeneous is another
word for alike.
22. c. To skew is a synonym of to slant, and to be gloomy is a
synonym for desperate.
23. c. An eider is a type of duck, and a cedar is a type of tree.
24. c. To gerrymander is a political term meaning to divide land, and
to filibuster is to delay legislature.
25. d. Vapid is another word for insipid, and rapid is another word for
swift.
26. d. Denim is a fabric made from cotton, and linen is a fabric made
from flax.
27. d. Obscene is a synonym for coarse, and obtuse is a synonym for
stupid.
28. d. Baseball is played on a diamond, and squash is played on a
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29. c. Quixotic is an antonym for pragmatic, and murky is an antonym
for clear.
30. c. To smear is a synonym of to libel, and to heed is a synonym of
to consider.
31. a. A nymph is a maiden, and a seraphim is an angel.
32. d. Poetry is often comprised of rhyme; philosophy is often built on
theory.
33. b. To jibe is an antonym of to praise, and to delude is an antonym
of to enlighten.
34. d. A marshal is a person in charge of a prisoner, and a principal is a
person in charge of a student.
35. b. Fecund is an antonym for infertile, and slow is an antonym for
fleet.

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36. mend : sewing ::
edit : ______
a. darn
b. repair
c. manuscript
d. makeshift

37. abet : ______ :: alone :: lone
a. bet
b. loan
c. wager
d. single

38. 80 : 40 :: 2 : ______
a. 8
b. 4
c. 1
d. 20
39. piercing : ______ ::
hushed : whisper
a. diamond
b. watch
c. siren
d. ears
40. segregate : unify ::
repair : ______
a. approach
b. push
c. damage
d. outwit
41. congeal : solidify ::
______ : char
a. conceal
b. singe
c. evaporate
d. charge
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42. ______ : marsupial ::
monkey : primate
a. opossum
b. ape
c. honeybee
d. moose
43. principle : doctrine ::
living : ______
a. will
b. dead
c. likelihood
d. livelihood
44. ______ : climb ::
recession : withdrawal
a. ascent
b. absence
c. dollar
d. absorption
45. myopic : farsighted ::
______ : obscure
a. benevolent
b. famous
c. turgid
d. wasted
46. shallot : ______ ::
scallop : mollusk
a. shark
b. muscle
c. dessert
d. onion
47. conjugate : pair ::
partition : ______
a. divide
b. consecrate
c. parade
d. squelch
48. ______ : excerpt ::
exercise : maneuver
a. exception
b. passage
c. routine
d. cause
49. alphabetical : ______ ::
sequential : files
a. sort
b. part
c. list
d. order
50. tacit : implied ::
______ : inferior
a. shoddy
b. taciturn
c. forthright
d. superior
51. implement : rule ::
______ : verdict
a. propose
b. render
c. divide
d. teach
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52. vaunt : boast ::
skewer : ______
a. flaunt
b. criticize
c. prepare
d. avoid
53. gambol : ______ ::
gamble : bet
a. skip
b. win
c. bat
d. worship
54. rotation : earth ::
______ : top
a. planet
b. spinning
c. sun
d. expanding
55. gall : vex :: hex : ______
a. fix
b. jinx
c. index
d. vixen
56. monarch : ______ ::
king : cobra
a. queen
b. butterfly
c. royal
d. venom
57. iota : jot :: ______ : type
a. one
b. ilk
c. tab
d. jet
58. ______ : subject :: veer : path
a. object
b. prove
c. math
d. digress
59. pan : ______ :: ban : judge
a. band
b. critic
c. author
d. lawyer
60. ______ : oyster :: paddy : rice
a. aphrodisiac
b. mollusk
c. bed
d. sandwich
61. cicada : ______ ::
collie : canine
a. fruit
b. mineral
c. cat
d. insect
62. huckster : ______ ::
gangster : crime
a. corn
b. trucking
c. policeman
d. advertising
63. ______ : bedrock ::
cement : foundation
a. mica
b. water
c. lava
d. sand
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64. dolorous : ______ ::
sonorous : loud
a. woozy
b. weepy
c. dull
d. sleepy
65. lapidary : ______ ::
dramaturge : plays
a. cows
b. gems
c. rabbits
d. movies
66. penurious : ______ ::
deep : significant
a. generous
b. stingy
c. decrepit
d. cavernous
67. somnolent : nap ::
truculent : ______
a. sleepwalker
b. journey
c. war
d. mood
68. nictitate : ______ ::
expectorate : spit
a. wink
b. stomp
c. quit
d. smoke
69. cytology : ______ ::
geology : rocks
a. cyclones
b. psychology
c. pharmacology
d. cells
70. proboscis : ______ ::
abdomen : gut
a. prognosis
b. nose
c. ear
d. nausea
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36. c. One fixes sewing by mending; one fixes manuscript by editing.
37. a. Abet becomes bet when the “a” is removed, and alone becomes
lone when the “a” is removed.
38. c. Half of 80 is 40, and half of 2 is 1.
39. c. A siren is described as piercing, and a whisper is described as
hushed.
40. c. To segregate is an antonym of to unify, and to repair is an
antonym of to damage.
41. b. To congeal means to solidify, and to singe means to char.
42. a. A monkey is an example of a primate, and an opossum is an
example of a marsupial.
43. d. A principle is another word for a doctrine, and a living is
another word for livelihood.
44. a. An ascent is a climb, and a recession is a withdrawal.
45. b. Myopic is an antonym for farsighted, and famous is an
antonym of obscure.
46. d. A shallot is a type of onion, and a scallop is a type of mollusk.
47. a. To conjugate means to pair, and to partition means to divide.
48. b. A passage is another word for an excerpt, and an exercise is
another word for a maneuver.
49. c. Alphabetical describes the ordering of a list, and sequential
describes the ordering of files.
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50. a. Tacit is another word for implied, and shoddy is another word
for inferior.
51. b. A rule is implemented, and a verdict is rendered.
52. b. To vaunt means to boast, and to skewer means to criticize.
53. a. To gambol means to skip, and to gamble means to bet.
54. b. Rotation is the movement of the earth and spinning is the
movement of a top.
55. b. To gall is to vex, and to hex is to jinx.
56. b. A monarch is a type of butterfly and a king is a type of cobra.
57. b. Iota and jot are synonyms, as are ilk and type.
58. d. One digresses from a subject, and one veers from a path.
59. b. Pan is something a critic does, and ban is something a judge
does.
60. c. Oysters grow in a bed of the ocean, and rice grows in a paddy.
61. d. A cicada is a type of insect, and a collie is a type of canine.
62. d. A huckster is one who deals in advertising, and a gangster is
one who deals in crime.
63. a. Mica makes up bedrock—on which skyscrapers are built;
cement makes up a foundation—on which houses are built.
64. b. Dolorous is a synonym for weepy, and sonorous is a synonym
for loud.
65. b. A lapidary is one who works with gems, and a dramaturge
works with plays.
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66. b. Penurious is a synonym for stingy, and deep is a synonym for
significant.
67. c. Being somnolent can lead to a nap, and being truculent can lead
to war.
68. a. To nictitate means to wink, and to expectorate means to spit.
69. d. Cytology is the study of cells, and geology is the study of rocks.
70. b. Proboscis means nose, and abdomen means gut.
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71. rein : horse ::
control panel : ______
a. pilot
b. bit
c. plane
d. rider
72. Argentina : Brazil ::
______ : Iran
a. Canada
b. Iraq
c. Ireland
d. Mexico
73. ______ : play :: sing : anthem
a. act
b. scene
c. theater
d. field
74. mouse : ______ ::
flash : camera
a. rat
b. computer
c. cord
d. dessert
75. cushion : sofa ::
shelf : ______
a. ledge
b. bookcase
c. storage
d. frame
76. scrub : wash :: sob : ______
a. cry
b. water
c. sad
d. tease
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77. moisten : ______ ::
cool : freeze
a. water
b. soak
c. oven
d. grow
78. persimmon : ______ ::
cottontail : rabbit
a. cinnamon
b. oven
c. badger
d. berry
79. stars : astronomy ::
______ : history
a. battles
b. eclipse
c. horse
d. autumn
80. ______ : unity ::
dearth : scarcity
a. belief
b. death
c. cohesion
d. fear
81. Aesop : fable ::
Homer : ______
a. temple
b. donkey
c. epic
d. Greece
82. turncoat : traitor ::
______ : rogue
a. scamp
b. pillow
c. blush
d. tricky
83. hanker : ______ ::
ponder : think
a. junk
b. fool
c. yearn
d. bunker
84. rook : chess ::
______ : badminton
a. grass
b. tennis
c. shuttlecock
d. swing
85. bowler : ______ ::
satchel : bag
a. hat
b. lane
c. trophy
d. ottoman
86. ______ : wood :: file : nail
a. hammer
b. cabinet
c. saw
d. plane
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87. volume : ______ ::
stanza : poem
a. measure
b. pint
c. encyclopedia
d. kitchen
88. ______ : dolphin ::
herd : cow
a. ocean
b. pod
c. porpoise
d. leap
89. pharaoh : dynasty ::
______ : democracy
a. government
b. election
c. president
d. Canada
90. deplete : decrease ::
______ : avoid
a. danger
b. dislike
c. miss
d. shun
91. chatter : talk ::
flutter : ______
a. dance
b. wobble
c. sing
d. flap
92. plead : ______ ::
submerge : dip
a. avoid
b. dismiss
c. ask
d. covet
93. doze : sleep :: tiptoe : ______
a. walk
b. flat
c. shelf
d. swim
94. ledger : accounts ::
______ : observations
a. pundit
b. weather
c. astrology
d. diary
95. ______ : money :: urn : ashes
a. cash
b. wealth
c. purse
d. inheritance
96. egregious : bad ::
______ : small
a. minuscule
b. tall
c. wicked
d. cheap
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97. approach : ______ ::
leave : bolt
a. pounce
b. arrive
c. demand
d. airport
98. lawless : order ::
captive : ______
a. trouble
b. punishment
c. jail
d. freedom
99. quarry : marble ::
______ : honey
a. hive
b. bee
c. spread
d. reservoir
100. seemly : ______ ::
torrid : scorching
a. burnt
b. invisible
c. attractive
d. horrid
101. bivouac : ______ ::
axis : alliance
a. diplomacy
b. sergeant
c. soldier
d. camp
102. pineapple : ______ ::
orange : Florida
a. Dole
b. Hawaii
c. Canada
d. mango
103. quicksilver : mercury ::
goldbrick : ______
a. worker
b. idler
c. money
d. idol
104. ribbon : ______ ::
icing : cake
a. present
b. cut
c. bow
d. typewriter
105. search : ______ ::
defeat : vanquish
a. peer
b. ransack
c. destroy
d. find
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71. c. A rider uses a rein to guide a horse; a pilot uses the control
panel to guide a plane.
72. b. The country of Argentina neighbors the country of Brazil.
Similarly, Iraq borders Iran.
73. a. One acts in a play, and one sings an anthem.
74. b. A mouse is part of a computer, and a flash is a part of a camera.
75. b. A cushion is a part of a sofa, and a shelf is part of a bookcase.
76. a. To scrub is to wash vigorously, and to sob is to cry convulsively.
77. b. To moisten is to wet less intensely than to soak, and to cool is
to reduce the temperature less intensely than to freeze.
78. d. A persimmon is a type of berry, and a cottontail is a type of
rabbit.
79. a. Stars are a component of astronomy, and battles make up
history.
80. c. Cohesion and unity are synonyms, as are dearth and scarcity.
81. c. Aesop is known for writing fables, and Homer is known for
writing epics.
82. a. Turncoat is another word for traitor, and scamp is another
word for rogue.
83. c. Hanker is another word for yearn, and ponder is another word
for think.
84. c. A rook is a piece used in the game of chess, and a shuttlecock is
used to play the game of badminton.
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85. a. A bowler is a type of hat, and a satchel is a type of bag.
86. d. A plane is a tool used to smooth and shape wood, and a file is a
tool used to smooth and shape a nail.
87. c. A volume is part of an encyclopedia, and a stanza is part of a
poem.
88. b. A pod is a group of dolphins, and a herd is a group of cows.
89. c. A pharaoh is the head of a dynasty, or ruling family, and a
president is the head of a democracy.
90. d. To deplete is to decrease completely, and to shun is to avoid
completely.
91. d. To chatter is to talk rapidly, and to flutter is to flap rapidly.
92. c. To plead is to ask urgently, and to submerge is to dip
completely.
93. a. To doze is to sleep lightly, and to tiptoe is to walk lightly.
94. d. A ledger is a book that contains accounts, and a diary is a book
that contains observations.
95. c. A purse is used to hold money, and an urn is used to hold ashes.
96. a. Egregious means very bad, and minuscule means very small.
97. a. To pounce is to approach suddenly, and to bolt is to leave
suddenly.
98. d. To be lawless is to lack order, and to be captive is to lack
freedom.
99. a. A quarry yields marble, and a hive yields honey.
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100. c. Seemly is a synonym for attractive, and torrid is a synonym for
scorching.
101. d. A bivouac is another word for a camp, and an axis is another
word for an alliance.
102. b. Pineapples are grown in Hawaii, and oranges are grown in
Florida.
103. b. Quicksilver is a synonym for mercury, and goldbrick is a
synonym for an idler.
104. a. A ribbon is used to decorate a present, and icing is used to
decorate a cake.
105. b. To ransack is to search thoroughly, and to vanquish is defeat
thoroughly.
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106. kitten : ______ ::
soldier : army
a. cat
b. litter
c. puppy
d. meow
107. cord : telephone ::
______ : television
a. watch
b. screen
c. program
d. table
108. cub : bear :: joey : ______
a. cave
b. doll
c. kangaroo
d. truck
109. fern : plant :: ______ : fish
a. catch
b. minnow
c. animal
d. sparrow
110. ______ : wrist :: belt : waist
a. arm
b. hand
c. bend
d. bracelet
111. shark : ______ :: slug : land
a. seaweed
b. ocean
c. sky
d. slide
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112. hangar : airplane ::
garage : ______
a. steak
b. runway
c. oil
d. automobile
113. ramp : highway ::
______ : house
a. traffic
b. head
c. door
d. speed
114. hint : ______ ::
whisper : shout
a. demand
b. point
c. surprise
d. secret
115. dog : kennel :: bird : ______
a. fly
b. feather
c. aerie
d. eagle
116. ______ : codes ::
ornithology : birds
a. cartography
b. husbandry
c. species
d. cryptography
117. ______ : poem :: fable : story
a. epic
b. poet
c. haiku
d. rhyme
118. jetty : ______ ::
bouquet : flowers
a. daffodils
b. beach
c. rocks
d. water
119. spoke : ______ ::
word : sentence
a. speaker
b. paragraph
c. comma
d. wheel
120. secret : furtive ::
audible : ______
a. resonant
b. nap
c. sack
d. ring
121. vamp : shoe :: hood : ______
a. jacket
b. car
c. clean
d. crook
122. fleet : trucks ::
______ : teachers
a. apple
b. student
c. book
d. faculty
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123. ______ : assistant ::
administrator : teacher
a. office
b. school
c. executive
d. campus
124. algebra : calculus ::
______ : surgery
a. anatomy
b. knife
c. doctor
d. hospital
125. pride : ______ :: calm : storm
a. proud
b. forecast
c. sunny
d. fall
126. ______ : clue :: pig : truffle
a. detective
b. hog
c. chocolate
d. France
127. scientist : experiment ::
______ : play
a. beaker
b. rehearsal
c. actor
d. lab
128. sloth : action ::
______ : principles
a. unscrupulousness
b. teachers
c. hero
d. conscientious
129. ______ : speak :: roam : walk
a. path
b. silent
c. write
d. babble
130. epilogue : novel ::
______ : meal
a. dessert
b. repast
c. lunch
d. appetizer
131. ______ : tennis :: drive : golf
a. net
b. score
c. racket
d. serve
132. ______ : court case ::
abstract : research paper
a. brief
b. judge
c. hypothesis
d. lawyer
133. ______ : peace ::
lion : courage
a. war
b. brave
c. dove
d. cub
134. tooth : ______ :: tine : fork
a. molar
b. tongue
c. comb
d. spoon
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135. grove : forest :: ______ : lake
a. pond
b. ocean
c. tree
d. boat
136. trot : ______ :: jog : sprint
a. drive
b. canter
c. horse
d. speed
137. shower : deluge ::
______ : stare
a. wet
b. window
c. ignore
d. glance
138. ______ : mug ::
trowel : spade
a. coffee
b. dig
c. tumbler
d. tavern
139. carousel : luggage ::
escalator : ______
a. raise
b. elevator
c. people
d. building
140. irrelevant : significance ::
relaxed : ______
a. care
b. calm
c. thoughtful
d. asleep
141. pummel : hit ::
______ : recite
a. disbelief
b. poem
c. chant
d. question
142. gobble : eat ::
______ : accept
a. deny
b. embrace
c. acquiesce
d. infer
143. company : conglomerate ::
metal : ______
a. alloy
b. aluminum
c. corporation
d. furnace
144. ______ : silo :: art : museum
a. field
b. fodder
c. farm
d. windmill
145. ______ : grind :: ax : chop
a. tree
b. coffee
c. pestle
d. saw
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106. b. A kitten is part of a litter, and a soldier is part of an army.
107. b. A cord of part of a telephone, and a screen is part of a
television.
108. c. A cub is a young bear, and a joey is a young kangaroo.
109. b. A fern is a type of plant, and a minnow is a type of fish.
110. d. A bracelet is worn around the wrist, and a belt is worn around
the waist.
111. b. A shark lives in the ocean, and a slug lives on land.
112. d. A hangar houses an airplane, and a garage houses an
automobile.
113. c. You enter and exit a highway by a ramp and you enter and exit a
house by a door.
114. a. To hint is to ask subtly and to demand is to ask insistently, and
whisper is to talk quietly and to shout is to talk loudly.
115. c. A kennel houses dogs, and an aerie houses birds.
116. d. Cryptography is the study of codes, and ornithology is the
study of birds.
117. c. A haiku is a type of poem, and a fable is a type of story.
118. c. A jetty is composed of rocks, and a bouquet is composed of
flowers.
119. d. A spoke is part of a wheel, and a word is part of a sentence.
120. a. Furtive is more intensely secret, and resonant is more intensely
audible.
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121. b. A vamp is part of a shoe, and a hood is part of a car.
122. d. A fleet is a group of trucks, and a faculty is a group of teachers.
123. c. An executive manages an assistant, and an administrator
manages a teacher.
124. a. Algebra is a prerequisite for calculus, and anatomy is a
prerequisite for surgery.
125. d. According to two well-known expressions, pride comes before a
fall, and calm comes before the storm.
126. a. A detective hunts for clues, and a pig hunts for truffles.
127. c. A scientist performs an experiment, and an actor performs a
play.
128. a. Sloth is a lack of action, and unscrupulousness is a lack of
principles.
129. d. Babble is a way to speak, and roam is a way to walk.
130. a. An epilogue comes at the end of a novel, and a dessert comes at
the end of a meal.
131. d. A serve is an action in tennis, and a drive is an action in golf.
132. a. A brief is a summary of a court case, and an abstract is a
summary of a research paper.
133. c. A dove is a symbol of peace, and a lion is a symbol of courage.
134. c. A tooth is part of a comb, and a tine is part of a fork.
135. a. A grove is a smaller version of a forest, and a pond is a smaller
version of a lake.
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136. b. To trot is slower than to canter, and to jog is slower than to
sprint.
137. d. A shower is a less intense version of a deluge, and a glance is a
less intense version of a stare.
138. c. Both a tumbler and a mug are used as drinking vessels, and a
trowel and a spade are used as garden tools.
139. c. A carousel is used to move luggage, and an escalator is used to
move people.
140. a. To be irrelevant is to lack significance, and to be relaxed is to be
free of care.
141. c. To pummel is to hit repeatedly, and to chant is to recite
repeatedly.
142. b. To gobble is to eat to eagerly, and to embrace is to accept
readily.
143. a. A company is part of a conglomerate, and a metal is part of an
alloy.
144. b. Fodder is kept in a silo, and art is kept in a museum.
145. c. A pestle is a tool for grinding, and an ax is a tool for chopping.
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146. ______ : highway ::
net : court
a. road
b. radar
c. ticket
d. median
147. crumb : bread ::
______ : molecule
a. shard
b. atom
c. trail
d. ion
148. ______ : launch ::
breakfast : lunch
a. sandwich
b. dinner
c. eggs
d. countdown
149. churn : ______ :: press : wine
a. paddle
b. cream
c. butter
d. stomach
150. collar : shirt :: ______ : hat
a. button
b. visor
c. pullover
d. hood
151. dough : bread ::
______ : pancake
a. griddle
b. cake
c. batter
d. oven
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152. ______ : skid ::
obstacle : swerve
a. bike
b. ice
c. wheel
d. roadway
153. wheat : chaff ::
quality : ______
a. thresh
b. whole
c. inadequacy
d. worth
154. ______ : forgiveness ::
bribe : influence
a. quarrel
b. lie
c. apology
d. perjury
155. follow : chase ::
nudge : ______
a. thrust
b. pursue
c. catch
d. precede
156. cancel : delay ::
surrender : ______
a. anticipate
b. yield
c. fire
d. army
157. holster : pistol ::
______ : knife
a. weapon
b. rifle
c. sheath
d. club
158. thicket : shrubs ::
______ : stars
a. sun
b. cluster
c. orbit
d. moon
159. postmortem : ______ ::
rainbow : downpour
a. address
b. forecast
c. morning
d. death
160. rake : leaves ::
______ : information
a. homeowner
b. profile
c. census
d. lawn
161. ______ : tradition ::
hedonist : pleasure
a. purist
b. Eden
c. displeasure
d. agnostic
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162. swing : ax :: ______ : sword
a. honor
b. dull
c. parry
d. knife
163. elevator : transport ::
rickshaw : ______
a. train
b. bicycle
c. carry
d. slip-shod
164. lightweight : ______ ::
sedan : automobile
a. beam
b. boxer
c. heavyweight
d. traffic
165. knave : ______ ::
coward : bravery
a. retreat
b. beauty
c. truth
d. stoicism
166. ______ : ship ::
telescope : star
a. deck
b. water
c. periscope
d. astronomy
167. tarpaulin : rain ::
______ : stain
a. stove
b. picnic
c. puddle
d. apron
168. sniff : inhale :: ______ : lop
a. crush
b. snit
c. snip
d. adhere
169. outrage : peeve ::
strive : ______
a. attempt
b. curse
c. duel
d. shun
170. decrescendo : ______ ::
recession : economy
a. crescendo
b. finance
c. boom
d. volume
171. thrifty : ______ ::
hungry : gluttonous
a. virtue
b. vice
c. avarice
d. self-control
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172. privy : secret ::
sympathetic : ______
a. spy
b. grief
c. clandestine
d. joy
173. pallid : color ::
tactless : ______
a. hue
b. tasteless
c. verve
d. diplomatic
174. din : ______ :: odor : garbage
a. crowd
b. tree
c. dark
d. nose
175. ______ : incising ::
spatula : lifting
a. pancake
b. bullhorn
c. scalpel
d. truck
176. break : shift ::
minute : ______
a. second
b. hour
c. spell
d. work
177. ______ : service :: juror : jury
a. inductee
b. judge
c. martial
d. sequester
178. ratchet : ______ ::
grow : inches
a. tools
b. shrink
c. yards
d. stages
179. cellar : house :: ______ : ship
a. land
b. hold
c. ocean
d. wave
180. economy : parsimony ::
______ : rift
a. disagreement
b. fissure
c. bounty
d. river
181. admonish : ______ ::
defeat : conquer
a. administer
b. celebrate
c. negotiate
d. berate
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182. ______ : wheat ::
lentil : legume
a. barley
b. bread
c. soup
d. spelt
183. mercenary : wages ::
dilettante : ______
a. enjoyment
b. rifle
c. strife
d. market
184. candle : illuminate ::
______ : cool
a. breeze
b. wick
c. burn
d. refrigerator
185. fop : ______ ::
documentary : reality
a. appearance
b. movie
c. punishment
d. fairytale
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146. d. A median divides a highway, and a net divides a court, as in
tennis.
147. b. A crumb is a particle of bread, and an atom is a particle of a
molecule.
148. d. A countdown precedes a launch, and breakfast precedes lunch.
149. c. A churn is used to make butter, and a press is used to make
wine.
150. b. A collar is part of a shirt, and a visor is part of a hat.
151. c. Dough becomes bread in the cooking process, and batter
becomes a pancake.
152. b. Ice can cause something to skid, and an obstacle can cause
something to swerve.
153. c. Wheat is an antonym of chaff, and quality is an antonym of
inadequacy.
154. c. An apology is used to attain forgiveness, and a bribe is used to
attain influence.
155. a. To follow is less intense than to chase, and to nudge is less
intense than to thrust.
156. b. To cancel is more intense than to delay, and to surrender is
more intense than to yield.
157. c. A holster holds a pistol, and a sheath holds a knife.
158. b. A thicket is a group of shrubs, and a cluster is a group of stars.
159. d. A postmortem follows a death, and a rainbow occurs after a
downpour.
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160. c. A rake is used to gather grass, and a census is used to gather
information.
161. a. A purist is fixated on tradition, and a hedonist is fixated on
pleasure.
162. c. Swing is an action taken with an ax, and parry is an action taken
with a sword.
163. c. An elevator is used to transport people, and a rickshaw is used
to carry people.
164. b. Lightweight is a classification for a boxer, and sedan is a
classification for an automobile.
165. c. A knave is one who does not exhibit the truth, and a coward
does not exhibit bravery.
166. c. A periscope is used to look for ships, and a telescope is used to
look for stars.
167. d. A tarpaulin is used to protect from rain, and an apron is used to
protect from stains.
168. c. To sniff is less intense than to inhale, and to snip is less intense
than to lop.
169. a. To outrage is more intense than to peeve, and to strive is more
intense than to attempt.
170. d. A decrescendo is a reduction in volume, and a recession is a
reduction in the economy.
171. c. Thrifty describes avarice, and hungry describes gluttonous.
172. b. Privy is sharing in a secret, and sympathetic is sharing in grief.
173. d. Pallid means lacking in color, and tactless means lacking
diplomacy.
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174. a. Din, or noise, is a word associated with a crowd, and odor is a
word associated with garbage.
175. c. A scalpel is used to make an incision, and a spatula is used for
lifting.
176. b. A break is part of a shift, and a minute is part of an hour.
177. a. An inductee is a person in military service, and a juror is a
member of a jury.
178. d. To ratchet means to increase by stages, and to grow is to
increase by inches.
179. b. A cellar is a lower storage area in a house, and a hold is a lower
storage area on a ship.
180. b. Economy is a synonym of parsimony, and fissure is a synonym
of rift.
181. d. To admonish is less intense than to berate, and to defeat is less
intense than to conquer.
182. d. Spelt is a type of wheat, and lentil is a type of legume.
183. a. A mercenary performs a task for wages, and a dilettante does
something for enjoyment.
184. d. A candle illuminates when in use; a refrigerator cools when in
use.
185. a. A fop is concerned with appearance, and a documentary is
concerned with reality.
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186. ______ : plant ::
stable : horse
a. cow
b. unstable
c. oat
d. nursery
187. dictionary : definition ::
______ : map
a. direction
b. south
c. atlas
d. longitude
188. groom : horse ::
______ : child
a. track
b. nanny
c. gallop
d. infantry
189. ______ : house ::
anklet : sock
a. shoe
b. foot
c. cottage
d. mansion
190. annex : ______ ::
insert : book
a. shelf
b. building
c. page
d. wing
191. ______ : retirement ::
settlement : injury
a. golf
b. lawyer
c. hospital
d. pension
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192. ______ : king ::
bench : judge
a. throne
b. queen
c. court
d. knight
193. thumbtack : ______ ::
hook : coat
a. nail
b. poster
c. wall
d. hammer
194. hostel : ______ ::
barn : livestock
a. traveler
b. hotel
c. countryside
d. dog
195. stratus : cloud ::
______ : sound
a. murmur
b. lightning
c. thunderous
d. night
196. nourish : ______ ::
coddle : comfort
a. feed
b. sleep
c. growth
d. wheat
197. ______ : game ::
plagiarize : words
a. crossword
b. poach
c. sports
d. willing
198. speech : ______ :: race : track
a. lectern
b. odds
c. preamble
d. tote
199. ransom : captive ::
______ : service
a. prisoner
b. gratuity
c. military
d. restaurant
200. glade : ______ ::
castle : moat
a. woods
b. greenish
c. royalty
d. water
201. ______ : sheep ::
blight : potato
a. bleat
b. wool
c. rot
d. fold
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202. ______ : flood ::
helmet : injury
a. drowned
b. Coast Guard
c. river
d. levee
203. ______ : team ::
freshman : congress
a. senate
b. player
c. rookie
d. junior
204. ______ : bill ::
reimburse : expenses
a. foot
b. doctor
c. charges
d. bond
205. ______ : blow :: stain : spill
a. welt
b. wind
c. blotch
d. rug
206. laconic : words ::
parched : ______
a. heat
b. moisture
c. desert
d. vapid
207. potable : ______ ::
seaworthy : sailing
a. drinking
b. potting
c. portable
d. navigable
208. ______ : course ::
menu : meal
a. chef
b. cafeteria
c. colleges
d. syllabus
209. ______ : channel ::
flare : accident
a. sinking
b. buoy
c. television
d. river
210. indifferent : ______ ::
ardent : zealot
a. stoic
b. altruist
c. cynic
d. zealous
211. bulky : streamlined ::
______ : neat
a. blimp
b. aerodynamic
c. cluttered
d. obese
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212. slight : hurt :: lag : ______
a. tardiness
b. braggart
c. heft
d. haste
213. scruff : neck :: stern : ______
a. lecture
b. dirty
c. boat
d. warning
214. valise : ______ :: cask : wine
a. bicycle
b. glass
c. vine
d. clothes
215. guileless : cunning ::
shameless : ______
a. modesty
b. guile
c. winning
d. shameful
216. fist : hand :: ______ : loop
a. wave
b. rings
c. circuit
d. foot
217. brethren : sect ::
actors : ______
a. company
b. church
c. liturgy
d. stagehand
218. bonsai : ______ ::
sequoia : forest
a. leaf
b. sunshine
c. hibiscus
d. pot
219. pylon : ______ ::
baton : orchestra
a. traffic
b. orange
c. safety
d. clarinet
220. logorrhea : words ::
______ : money
a. cash
b. wealth
c. mint
d. pesos
221. chagrin : criticism ::
sag : ______
a. cringe
b. pressure
c. nag
d. redress
222. aglet : shoelace ::
nose : ______
a. smell
b. eye
c. face
d. proboscis
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223. heliotrope : ______ ::
turnover : pastry
a. cake
b. angel
c. candle
d. shrub
224. ______ : deciduous ::
pine : coniferous
a. tree
b. oak
c. forest
d. cone
225. folderol : ______ ::
benevolence : charity
a. cash
b. greed
c. nonsense
d. event
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186. d. A nursery houses plants, and a stable houses horses.
187. c. A dictionary is a book containing definitions, and an atlas
contains maps.
188. b. A groom takes care of a horse, and a nanny takes care of a child.
189. c. A cottage is a smaller version of a house, and an anklet is a
smaller version of sock.
190. b. An annex is a structure added to a building, and an insert is
something added to a book.
191. d. A pension is money awarded after retirement, and a settlement
is money awarded after an injury.
192. a. A throne is the seat of a king, and a judge sits on the bench.
193. b. A thumbtack is used to hang a poster, and a hook is used to
hang a coat.
194. a. A hostel is used as shelter for travelers, and a barn is used as
shelter for livestock.
195. a. Stratus is a type of low cloud formation, and murmur is a low
sound.
196. c. To nourish is to encourage growth, and to coddle is to
encourage comfort.
197. b. To poach means to take someone else’s property and call it your
own, and to plagiarize is to take someone else’s words and call
them your own.
198. a. A speech takes place at a lectern, and a race takes place at a
track.
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199. b. Ransom is money paid for a captive, and gratuity is money paid
for a service.
200. a. A glade is surrounded by woods, and a castle is surrounded by a
moat.
201. c. Rot is a disease that strikes sheep, and blight is a disease that
strikes potatoes.
202. d. A levee prevents a flood, and a helmet prevents injury.
203. c. A rookie is a new member of a sports team; a freshman is a new
representative in Congress.
204. a. To foot means to pay a bill, and to reimburse means to pay for
expenses.
205. a. A welt is the result of a blow, and a stain is the result of a spill.
206. b. Laconic is characterized by a lack of words, and parched is
characterized by a lack of moisture.
207. a. Something potable is suitable for drinking, and something
seaworthy is suitable for sailing.
208. d. A syllabus is a description of a course, and a menu is a
description of a meal.
209. b. A buoy is used to mark a channel, and a flare is used to mark an
accident.
210. a. Indifferent describes a stoic, and ardent describes a zealot.
211. c. Bulky is an antonym of streamlined, and cluttered is an
antonym of neat.
212. a. To slight causes hurt, and to lag causes tardiness.
213. c. Scruff is the back of the neck, and stern is the back of a boat.
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214. d. A valise holds clothing and a cask holds wine.
215. a. To be guileless is to lack cunning, and to be shameless is to lack
modesty.
216. c. A fist is a closed hand, and a circuit is a closed loop.
217. a. Brethren means members of an order or sect, and actors are
members of a company.
218. d. A bonsai tree is grown in a pot, and a sequoia grows in a forest.
219. a. A pylon is used to direct traffic, and a baton is used to direct an
orchestra.
220. b. Logorrhea is an excess of words, and wealth is an excess of
money.
221. b. Chagrin can be the result of criticism, and sag is the result of
pressure.
222. c. An aglet is part of a shoelace, and nose is part of the face.
223. d. A heliotrope is a type of shrub, and a turnover is a type of
pastry.
224. b. Oak is an example of a deciduous tree, and pine is an example
of a coniferous tree.
225. c. Folderol is a synonym for nonsense, and benevolence is a
synonym for charity.
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226. malice : charity ::
______ : gloom
a. victim
b. lose
c. glee
d. cloud
227. total : partial ::
______ : smile
a. gums
b. frown
c. expression
d. speak
228. colossal : enormous ::
constant : ______
a. huge
b. time
c. faithful
d. lapsed
229. whole : ______ :: hole : pit
a. pittance
b. whale
c. donut
d. sum
230. ______ : courtroom ::
nurse : hospital
a. writ
b. bailiff
c. doctor
d. law
231. bray : ______ :: bark : dog
a. braid
b. tree
c. donkey
d. seal
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232. armor : combat ::
______ : sewing
a. flag
b. needle
c. dueling
d. thimble
233. decoy : duck :: ______ : fish
a. hook
b. lure
c. pond
d. boat
234. barrack : base ::
______ : desert
a. storm
b. tank
c. test
d. adobe
235. scythe : grass ::
______ : beard
a. hair
b. face
c. skin
d. razor
236. Clementine : orange ::
monkey : ______
a. jungle
b. baby
c. ape
d. robot
237. lemon : ______ ::
chocolate : sweet
a. citrus
b. tart
c. lure
d. sauce
238. mean : average ::
kind : ______
a. hurtful
b. meaning
c. variety
d. kindness
239. moray : eel :: morel : ______
a. reel
b. slow
c. fungus
d. aquarium
240. stiff : supple :: fierce : ______
a. rigid
b. subtle
c. ferocious
d. tame
241. hilt : sword ::
needle : ______
a. tease
b. compass
c. dagger
d. kilt
242. often : seldom ::
obsolete : ______
a. antiquated
b. current
c. round
d. mixed
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243. nosegay : flowers ::
______ : players
a. tickle
b. fruit
c. team
d. ball
244. olfactory : ______ ::
optical : eye
a. nose
b. ear
c. heart
d. vision
245. risible : ______ ::
unseen : invisible
a. liquid
b. clean
c. funny
d. above
246. swaddle : ______ ::
rattle : shake
a. delay
b. paddle
c. snake
d. envelope
247. defer : postpone ::
proffer : ______
a. cause
b. tender
c. avoid
d. infer
248. rue : ______ ::
rule : dominate
a. avenue
b. domino
c. regret
d. rules
249. abandon : reclaim ::
abate : ______
a. abolish
b. debate
c. rise
d. level
250. ______ : tire ::
change : switch
a. fix
b. roadside
c. spare
d. weary
251. fatuous : sensible ::
______ : generic
a. fat
b. lofty
c. specific
d. generous
252. baleful : beneficent ::
sparse : ______
a. woeful
b. belligerent
c. corrupt
d. dense
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253. extend : abridge ::
establish : ______
a. uproot
b. bridge
c. fix
d. make
254. curb : spur :: revere : ______
a. flout
b. pout
c. tout
d. shout
255. mythical : historical ::
general : ______
a. participatory
b. particular
c. colonel
d. orderly
256. surfeit : excess ::
excuse : ______
a. forfeit
b. disallow
c. explanation
d. surface
257. at loggerheads : ______ ::
dumbstruck : amazement
a. forest
b. awe
c. disagreement
d. agreement
258. canonize : unshroud ::
ignore : ______
a. gape
b. jibe
c. bunk
d. slag
259. bona fide : deceit ::
languid : ______
a. action
b. weakness
c. truthful
d. bon mot
260. cordon : ______ ::
seam : stitches
a. corduroy
b. troops
c. chicken
d. thread
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226. c. Malice is an antonym for charity, and glee is an antonym for
gloom.
227. b. Total is an antonym for partial, and frown is an antonym for
smile.
228. c. Colossal is a synonym for enormous, and constant is a synonym
for faithful.
229. d. Whole is another word for sum, and hole is another word for
pit.
230. b. A bailiff works in a courtroom, and a nurse works in a hospital.
231. c. Bray is associated with a donkey’s cry, and bark is associated
with a dog’s cry.
232. d. Armor is worn for protection is combat, and a thimble is worn
for protection in sewing.
233. b. A decoy is used to attract a duck, and a lure is used to attract
fish.
234. d. A barrack is a structure found on a base, and an adobe is a
structure found in the desert.
235. d. A scythe is used to cut grass, and a razor cuts a beard.
236. c. An orange is a larger citrus fruit than a clementine; an ape is a
larger primate than a monkey.
237. b. A lemon is tart in taste; chocolate is sweet in taste.
Note: lemon is also a citrus fruit, but the relationship between
chocolate and sweet makes the parallel choice tart, not citrus.
238. c. Mean is a synonym for average, and kind is a synonym for
variety.
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239. c. Moray is a type of eel, and morel is a type of fungus.
240. d. Stiff is an antonym for supple, and fierce is an antonym for
tame.
241. b. A hilt is part of a sword, and a needle is part of the compass.
242. b. Often is an antonym for seldom, and obsolete is an antonym for
current.
243. c. A nosegay is a group of flowers, and a team is a group of
players.
244. a. Olfactory relates to the sense of smell, or a nose, and optical
relates to vision, or an eye.
245. c. Risible is a synonym for funny, and unseen is a synonym for
invisible.
246. d. To swaddle means to envelop, and to rattle means to shake.
247. b. To defer is a synonym of to postpone, and to proffer is a
synonym of to tender.
248. c. To rue means to regret, and to rule means to dominate.
249. c. To abandon is an antonym of to reclaim, and to abate is an
antonym of to rise.
250. d. To weary means to tire, and to change means to switch.
251. c. Fatuous is an antonym for sensible, and specific is an antonym
for generic.
252. d. Baleful is an antonym for beneficent, and sparse is an antonym
for dense.
253. a. To extend is an antonym of to abridge, and to establish is an
antonym of to uproot.
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254. a. To curb is an antonym of to spur, and to revere is an antonym of
to flout.
255. b. Mythical is an antonym for historical, and general is an
antonym for particular.
256. c. Surfeit is another word for excess, and excuse is another word
for explanation.
257. c. At loggerheads means to be in disagreement, and dumbstruck
means to be in amazement.
258. a. Canonize is an antonym for unshroud, and ignore is an
antonym for gape.
259. a. Bona fide is characterized by a lack of deceit, and languid is
characterized by a lack of action.
260. b. A cordon is a line of troops; a seam is a line of stitches.
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261. din : racket :: quiet : ______
a. harmony
b. hush
c. discord
d. cacophony
262. comical : ______ ::
broad : narrow
a. pathetic
b. new
c. joke
d. hysterical
263. halve : divide :: ______ : tear
a. pare
b. half
c. rip
d. scour
264. scene : locale ::
scent : ______
a. trees
b. noise
c. fragrance
d. local
265. ______ : bed ::
dome : stadium
a. post
b. ottoman
c. sleep
d. canopy
266. embassy : ambassador ::
______ : eagle
a. mouse
b. flag
c. hawk
d. nest
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267. ______ : bullet ::
carat : diamond
a. silver
b. cobalt
c. gun
d. caliber
268. unusual : novelty ::
______ : standard
a. odd
b. novel
c. familiar
d. poem
269. mural : wall ::
inscription : ______
a. plaque
b. dedication
c. brush
d. floor
270. jalopy : car :: ______ : house
a. driveway
b. dump
c. castle
d. luxury
271. duvet : ______ :: beret : head
a. ceiling
b. legs
c. bed
d. neck
272. ______ : college ::
mechanic : garage
a. book
b. learning
c. professor
d. engine
273. cabana : pool ::
chalet : ______
a. billiards
b. Swiss
c. ocean
d. mountain
274. mallet : ______ ::
racket : tennis
a. bowling
b. ball
c. croquet
d. net
275. ledger : accounts ::
______ : observations
a. pundit
b. weather
c. astrology
d. diary
276. powerless : efficacious ::
______ : asocial
a. corrupt
b. hidden
c. social
d. limited
277. plume : feather ::
flume : ______
a. duck
b. gorge
c. nest
d. laughter
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278. ______ : blood ::
viaduct : water
a. stream
b. swim
c. artery
d. plasma
279. outlaw : ______ ::
offend : affront
a. chase
b. police
c. crime
d. forbid
280. attic : ______ :: crown : head
a. king
b. family
c. stairs
d. house
281. enfeeble : fortify ::
concede : ______
a. dispute
b. close
c. expect
d. surrender
282. slack : ______ ::
plucky : courageous
a. tight
b. silent
c. negligent
d. cowardly
283. impious : ______ ::
indignant : irked
a. furious
b. irreverent
c. irksome
d. unfriendly
284. rapier : ______ ::
despot : ruler
a. respite
b. sword
c. paper
d. king
285. endure : continue ::
entreat : ______
a. plea
b. segue
c. purchase
d. surrender
286. forgo : ______ ::
undo : reverse
a. go
b. begin
c. renounce
d. forget
287. jest : earnest ::
esteem : ______
a. just
b. honor
c. disgrace
d. mettle
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288. perennial : ______ ::
annual : yearly
a. continuous
b. occasional
c. tulip
d. garden
289. ______ : ignominy ::
equity : fairness
a. fame
b. shame
c. inequality
d. balance
290. confederate : ______ ::
narrator : chronicler
a. north
b. partner
c. history
d. teacher
291. ______ : obfuscate ::
hinder : help
a. obscure
b. whip
c. lie
d. explain
292. vestige : ______ ::
vestment : garb
a. artery
b. sacrament
c. clergy
d. footprint
293. supplicate : ______ ::
replicate : copy
a. borrow
b. beg
c. steal
d. pinch
294. invective : abuse ::
imposture : ______
a. sham
b. imposition
c. injection
d. insurrection
295. wattle : ______ ::
crust : bread
a. waffle
b. griddle
c. gait
d. neck
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261. b. Din and racket are synonyms, as are quiet and hush.
262. a. Comical is an antonym for pathetic, and broad is an antonym
for narrow.
263. c. To halve means to divide, and to rip means to tear.
264. c. Scene is another word for locale, and scent is another word for
fragrance.
265. d. A canopy covers a bed, and a dome covers a stadium.
266. d. An embassy is the residence of an ambassador, and an eagle lives
in a nest.
267. d. Caliber is a measurement of a bullet, and carat is a measurement
of a diamond.
268. c. Unusual describes a novelty, and familiar describes a standard.
269. a. A mural is a painting that appears on a wall, and an inscription
appears on a plaque.
270. b. A jalopy is an old, dilapidated car, and a dump is a term for a
dilapidated house.
271. c. A duvet goes on a bed, and a beret goes on a head.
272. c. A professor works at a college, and a mechanic works at a
garage.
273. d. A cabana can be found near a pool, and a chalet is found near a
mountain.
274. c. A mallet is used to play croquet, and a racket is used to play
tennis.
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275. d. A ledger is a book that contains accounts, and a diary is a book
that contains observations.
276. c. Powerless is an antonym for efficacious, and social is an
antonym for asocial.
277. b. A plume is a feather, and a flume is a gorge.
278. c. An artery carries blood, and a viaduct carries water.
279. d. To outlaw is another word for to forbid, and to offend is
another word for to affront.
280. d. An attic is the upper part of a house, and the crown is the upper
part of the head.
281. a. To enfeeble is an antonym of to fortify, and to concede is an
antonym of to dispute.
282. c. Slack is a synonym for negligent, and plucky is a synonym for
courageous.
283. b. Impious means irreverent, and indignant means irked.
284. b. A rapier is a type of sword, and a despot is a type of ruler.
285. a. To endure means to continue, and to entreat means to plead.
286. c. To forgo is another word for to renounce, and to undo is
another word for to reverse.
287. c. Jest is an antonym for earnest, and esteem is an antonym for
disgrace.
288. a. A perennial is a continuous occurrence, and an annual is a
yearly occurrence.
289. b. Shame is a synonym for ignominy, and equity is a synonym for
fairness.
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290. b. A confederate is a synonym for a partner, and a narrator is a
synonym for a chronicler.
291. d. To explain is an antonym of to obfuscate, and to hinder is an
antonym of to help.
292. d. Vestige is another word for footprint, and vestment is another
word for garb.
293. b. To supplicate is a synonym of to beg, and to replicate is a
synonym of to copy.
294. a. Invective is a synonym for abuse, and imposture is a synonym
for sham.
295. d. The wattle is part of the neck, and crust is part of bread.
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296. drum : instrument ::
drill : ______
a. hammer
b. oven
c. tool
d. crescendo
297. peak : mountain ::
______ : house
a. maximize
b. roof
c. porch
d. bungalow
298. sheet : pad :: flower : ______
a. card
b. gift
c. petal
d. bouquet
299. arid : desert :: ______ : space
a. night
b. western
c. vast
d. star
300. glasses : ______ ::
bicycle : unicycle
a. helmet
b. pedal
c. speeds
d. monocle
301. ______ : real ::
hostile : friendly
a. very
b. lure
c. true
d. imaginary
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302. precinct : city ::
chapter : ______
a. policeman
b. sentence
c. charge
d. book
303. pilgrim : journey ::
recluse : ______
a. ocean
b. home
c. space
d. Thanksgiving
304. vestibule : building ::
______ : house
a. foyer
b. verranda
c. porch
d. yard
305. seal : wax :: ______ : cork
a. stopper
b. bottle
c. dolphin
d. envelope
306. reconcile : fight ::
______ : procrastinate
a. hurry
b. stall
c. cover
d. shun
307. ______ : cocoa ::
omelet : egg
a. toast
b. coffee
c. brownies
d. pizza
308. ______ : sign :: sink : dip
a. drop
b. slip
c. ink
d. drink
309. AC : alternating current ::
DC : ______
a. diverse current
b. direct current
c. diode charge
d. dived cell
310. ______ : spiel :: snarl : mess
a. spill
b. pitch
c. spool
d. sputter
311. epaulet : shoulder ::
cravat : ______
a. head
b. arm
c. neck
d. foot
312. rancor : enmity ::
languor : ______
a. rank
b. language
c. sympathy
d. lethargy
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313. fibula : leg :: ______ : arm
a. ulna
b. sternum
c. pelvis
d. tibia
314. babble : language ::
static : ______
a. sock
b. truce
c. word
d. transmission
315. ______ : epigram ::
sweeping : epic
a. concise
b. massive
c. elliptical
d. wordy
316. brew : ______ :: fret : worry
a. drink
b. bar
c. wipe
d. contrive
317. ______ : tailored ::
gallant : brave
a. logical
b. fortuitous
c. sartorial
d. homemade
318. ______ : soup :: latex : paint
a. spoon
b. spill
c. heat
d. stock
319. queue : ______ ::
query : question
a. quiz
b. spy
c. line
d. surprise
320. succor : ______ :: ire : anger
a. aid
b. offense
c. flavor
d. sleep
321. mythologize : debunk ::
exile : ______
a. stranger
b. welcome
c. push
d. exit
322. abate : reduce ::
beat : ______
a. surpass
b. rebate
c. deduce
d. encompass
323. ______ : ash :: shard : glass
a. furnace
b. smoke
c. water
d. cinder
324. mynah : bird ::
terrapin : ______
a. hemisphere
b. beak
c. snake
d. turtle
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325. bathysphere : ______ ::
telescope : astronomer
a. sea
b. tub
c. oceanographer
d. universe
326. spelunker : ______ ::
astronomer : space
a. spaceship
b. light
c. cave
d. wave
327. adore : abhor ::
censure : ______
a. complain
b. count
c. extol
d. question
328. channel : waterway ::
______ : fabric
a. polyester
b. zipper
c. cotton
d. stone
329. ______ : carousel ::
bullet : cylinder
a. carnival
b. rifle
c. slide
d. cone
330. ______ : urge ::
enthrall : interest
a. confuse
b. disagree
c. exhort
d. enjoy
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296. c. A drum is a type of instrument, and drill is a type of tool.
297. b. The peak is the top of a mountain, and the roof is the top of a
house.
298. d. A sheet is a part of a pad of paper, and a flower is part of a
bouquet.
299. c. Arid describes a desert, and vast describes space.
300. d. A monocle has one lens while glasses have two lenses, and a
unicycle has one wheel while a bicycle has two wheels.
301. d. Imaginary is the opposite of real, and hostile is the opposite of
friendly.
302. d. A precinct is a division of a city, and a chapter is a division of a
book.
303. b. A pilgrim can be found on a journey, and a recluse can be found
at home.
304. a. A vestibule is the entrance to a building, and a foyer is the
entrance to a home.
305. a. A seal is made of wax, and a stopper is made of cork.
306. a. Reconcile is an antonym of fight, and hurry is an antonym of
procrastinate.
307. c. Brownies have cocoa as an ingredient, and an omelet has eggs
as an ingredient.
308. c. To ink means to sign, and to sink means to dip.
309. b. AC stands for alternating current, and DC stands for direct
current.
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310. b. Pitch is a synonym for spiel, and snarl is a synonym for mess.
311. c. An epaulet is worn on the shoulder, and a cravat is worn on the
neck.
312. d. Rancor is a synonym for enmity, and languor is a synonym for
lethargy.
313. a. The fibula is a bone in the leg, and the ulna is a bone in the
arm.
314. d. Babble is garbled language, and static is a garbled
transmission.
315. a. Concise describes an epigram, and sweeping describes an epic.
316. d. To brew means to contrive, and to fret means to worry.
317. c. Sartorial is a synonym for tailored, and gallant is a synonym for
brave.
318. d. Stock is the base of soup, and latex is the base of paint.
319. c. A queue is another word for a line, and a query is another word
for a question.
320. a. Succor means help or aid, and ire means anger.
321. b. Mythologize is an antonym of debunk, and exile is an antonym
of welcome.
322. a. Abate and reduce are synonyms, as are beat and surpass.
323. d. A cinder is a fragment of ash, and a shard is a fragment of glass..
324. d. A mynah is a type of bird, and a terrapin is a type of turtle.
325. c. A bathyshere is used by an oceanographer, and a telescope is
used by an astronomer.
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326. c. A spelunker is someone explores caves, and an astronomer is
someone who explores space.
327. c. To adore is the opposite of abhor, and to censure is the opposite
of extol.
328. c. A channel is a natural waterway, and cotton is a natural fabric.
329. c. A slide (photographic transparency) goes into a carousel, and a
bullet goes into a cylinder.
330. c. To exhort is to urge strongly, and to enthrall is to interest
strongly.
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331. quick : slow ::
youthful : ______
a. immature
b. aged
c. child
d. adult
332. deference : elder ::
indifference : ______
a. defendant
b. child
c. stranger
d. judge
333. parsley : garnish ::
salt : ______
a. pepper
b. seasoning
c. grain
d. parsnip
334. pitch : throw :: heat : ______
a. sun
b. strike
c. warm
d. hit
335. shaft : spear :: neck : ______
a. sleeve
b. guitar
c. sound
d. blood
336. ______ : future ::
historian : past
a. date
b. seer
c. book
d. general
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337. shadow : trail ::
______ : disgrace
a. litter
b. forest
c. hike
d. shame
338. protractor : angle ::
ruler : ______
a. rectangle
b. length
c. classroom
d. king
339. ______ : nine ::
pentagon : five
a. nonagon
b. hexagon
c. septum
d. octagon
340. rack : ______ :: tack : sailing
a. billiards
b. scubadiving
c. railing
d. boating
341. phenomenon : phenomena ::
die : ______
a. heaven
b. miracle
c. dice
d. phenomenal
342. brag : garb :: drab : ______
a. mundane
b. actor
c. costume
d. bard
343. prim : ______ ::
grim : somber
a. timid
b. probable
c. neat
d. primary
344. ______ : water :: tree : sap
a. fire
b. forest
c. nourishment
d. hydrant
345. tricycle : wheel ::
______ : month
a. August
b. day
c. perennial
d. trimester
346. limp : injury ::
______ : conviction
a. stumble
b. inflammation
c. rest
d. incarceration
347. ______ : arm ::
column : ceiling
a. leg
b. sling
c. floor
d. wing
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348. partisan : biased ::
______ : limited
a. first
b. balanced
c. dogged
d. finite
349. deduce : infer ::
______ : crow
a. boast
b. infuriate
c. soar
d. reduce
350. resin : ______ ::
gelatin : preserves
a. raisin
b. cream
c. varnish
d. pudding
351. hydric : moist ::
______ : burning
a. tonic
b. sciatic
c. phlegmatic
d. pyric
352. thresher : ______ ::
mastiff : dog
a. robin
b. master
c. shark
d. policeman
353. garble : distort ::
garner : ______
a. learn
b. warble
c. earn
d. distress
354. yeomanly : ______ ::
perilous : safe
a. awkward
b. disloyal
c. true
d. seaworthy
355. parrot : mimic ::
dog : ______
a. canine
b. talk
c. cat
d. hound
356. breach : ______ :: fly : bird
a. seagull
b. beach
c. whale
d. foam
357. infuse : permeate ::
kindle : ______
a. light
b. grow
c. steep
d. pound
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358. reprove : ______ ::
approve : sanction
a. policy
b. chide
c. testify
d. cancel
359. defy : obey ::
______ : placate
a. please
b. aggravate
c. submit
d. change
360. baste : cooking ::
______ : gardening
a. pinch
b. mulch
c. heat
d. paste
361. persist : ______ ::
eject : welcome
a. habituate
b. quit
c. torment
d. pest
362. fuzzy : clarity ::
______ : flexibility
a. flexible
b. rigid
c. clear
d. forthright
363. ______ : heavy ::
ravenous : hungry
a. light
b. leaden
c. slow
d. boss
364. festoon : chain ::
creek : ______
a. stream
b. inlay
c. crook
d. island
365. theology : religion ::
phenology : ______
a. pheremones
b. psychology
c. climate
d. geology
366. Machiavellian : ______ ::
Orwellian : intrusive
a. unscrupulous
b. disconsolate
c. sincere
d. penurious
367. physics : ______ ::
eugenics : heredity
a. earthquakes
b. matter
c. poetry
d. sonatas
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368. ______ : static ::
deficient : complete
a. clinging
b. electric
c. alive
d. kinetic
369. sagacious : undiscerning ::
amusing : ______
a. clever
b. droll
c. humorless
d. confusing
370. inchoate : ______ ::
gainful : worthwhile
a. incoherent
b. profitable
c. unfinished
d. choosy
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331. b. Quick is the opposite of slow, and youthful is the opposite of
aged.
332. c. Deference is shown to an elder, and indifference is shown to a
stranger.
333. b. Parsley is used as a garnish, and salt is used as a seasoning.
334. c. To pitch is a synonym of to throw, and to heat is a synonym of
to warm.
335. b. The shaft is part of a spear, and the neck is part of the guitar.
336. b. A seer looks into the future, and a historian looks into the past.
337. d. To shadow is to trail someone, and to shame is to disgrace
someone.
338. b. A protractor is used to measure an angle, and a ruler is used to
measure length.
339. a. A nonagon is a polygon with nine sides, and a pentagon is a
polygon with five sides.
340. a. Rack is a term used in billiards, and tack is a term used in
sailing.
341. c. Phenomenon is the singular of phenomena, and die is the
singular of dice.
342. d. Brag is the palindrome of garb, and drab is the palindrome of
bard.
343. c. Prim is a synonym for neat, and grim is a synonym for somber.
344. d. A hydrant is a source of water, and a tree is a source of sap.
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345. d. A tricycle has three wheels, and a trimester is three months.
346. d. A limp is the result of an injury, and incarceration is the result
of a conviction.
347. b. A sling is used to support an arm, and a column is used to
support a ceiling.
348. d. Partisan is a synonym for biased, and finite is a synonym for
limited.
349. a. Deduce is a synonym of infer, and boast is a synonym of crow.
350. c. Resin is used in making varnishes, and gelatin is used in
making preserves.
351. d. Hydric is associated with something moist, and pyric is
associated with something burning.
352. c. Thresher is a type of shark, and mastiff is a type of dog.
353. c. Garble means distort, and garner means earn.
354. b. Yeomanly is an antonym for disloyal, and perilous is an
antonym for safe.
355. d. To parrot means to mimic, and to dog means to hound.
356. c. Breaching is a movement made by whales, and flying is a
movement made by birds.
357. a. Infuse means permeate, and kindle means light.
358. b. Reprove is a synonym of chide, and approve is a synonym of
sanction.
359. b. To defy is the opposite of to obey, and to aggravate is the
opposite of to placate.
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360. b. Baste is a cooking term, and mulch is a gardening term.
361. b. To persist is the opposite of to quit, and to eject is the opposite
of to welcome.
362. b. Fuzzy means lacking in clarity, and rigid means lacking
flexibility.
363. b. To be leaden is to be oppressively heavy, and to be ravenous is
to be excessively hungry.
364. a. A festoon is another word for a decorative chain, and a creek is
another word for an stream.
365. c. Theology is the study of religion, and phenology is the study of
climate.
366. a. Something Machiavellian is considered unscrupulous, and
Orwellian describes something as intrusive.
367. b. Physics is a science that deals with matter, and eugenics is a
science that deals with heredity.
368. d. Kinetic means to be in motion and static means to be at rest,
and deficient means lacking and complete means to be whole.
369. c. To be sagacious is to be the opposite of undiscerning and to be
amusing is to be the opposite of humorless.
370. c. Inchoate is a synonym for unfinished, and gainful is a synonym
for worthwhile.
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371. luge : ______ :: toe : tone
a. ski
b. lane
c. lunge
d. feet
372. pool : loop :: lap : ______
a. lifeguard
b. track
c. heat
d. pal
373. ______ : enunciate ::
praise : insult
a. upbraid
b. umbrage
c. mumble
d. broadcast
374. turban : ______ ::
turbine : engine
a. robe
b. toga
c. headdress
d. nomad
375. trellis : garden ::
fireplace : ______
a. smoke
b. house
c. log
d. ash
376. slither : snake ::
rotate : ______
a. rock
b. support
c. fan
d. turn
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377. eraser : pencil :: ______ : pen
a. write
b. delete
c. nib
d. calligraphy
378. ______ : 1.5 ::
1
2 : 0.5
a. 5
b.
2
1
c. 1
d.
3
2
379. ______ : armor ::
equipment : gear
a. horse
b. divine
c. mask
d. shield
380. purr : ______ ::
huff : indignation
a. cat
b. whiff
c. contentment
d. anger
381. lap : pool :: ______ : space
a. pass
b. gene
c. light-year
d. slide
382. lithe : ______ ::
slovenly : slob
a. filth
b. asleep
c. giant
d. dancer
383. game : series ::
______ : word
a. winner
b. sentence
c. syllable
d. event
384. ______ : cut ::
flowers : bloom
a. snip
b. bouquet
c. teeth
d. excise
385. ______ : land :: slice : cake
a. earth
b. fly
c. mud
d. acre
386. 6 : 5 :: 30 : ______
a. 36
b. 29
c. 35
d. 9
387. brig : ______ :: sham : hoax
a. limerick
b. crate
c. prison
d. trickery
388. dolly : ______ ::
ferry : passenger
a. ticket
b. ship
c. camera
d. ocean
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389. prosaic : ______ ::
profuse : lush
a. ordinary
b. tropical
c. abundant
d. sparse
390. ______ : zero ::
ampersand : and
a. goat
b. zephyr
c. cipher
d. champion
391. scratch : race ::
______ : poker
a. draw
b. king
c. card
d. fold
392. ______ : hidden ::
ebullient : glum
a. sudden
b. gloomy
c. overt
d. off
393. gloaming : ______ ::
bearing : manner
a. gloom
b. beaming
c. morning
d. dusk
394. irreverent : respect ::
slipshod : ______
a. messy
b. slippery
c. care
d. wit
395. ______ : leave ::
vacillate : decide
a. linger
b. arrive
c. announce
d. depart
396. receipt : ______ ::
license : marriage
a. money
b. store
c. purchase
d. husband
397. efficient : wasteful ::
______ : deceptive
a. sly
b. detective
c. honest
d. cautious
398. finesse : cunning ::
______ : resentment
a. agility
b. vision
c. purpose
d. jealousy
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399. battalion : ______ ::
dollar : cent
a. army
b. troop
c. rifles
d. battle
400. pilot : ______ ::
doctor : repair
a. airplane
b. guide
c. driver
d. license
401. cineast : film ::
gastronome : ______
a. gnomes
b. files
c. food
d. stars
402. ______ : spoil :: walk : path
a. hike
b. grass
c. mold
d. trail
403. osier : ______ ::
paper : origami
a. artisan
b. basketry
c. ancient
d. needlepoint
404. scimitar : ______ ::
revolver : gun
a. saber
b. bullet
c. vest
d. soldier
405. Rivera : murals ::
______ : mobiles
a. Degas
b. Hopper
c. Matisse
d. Calder
406. mandible : jaw ::
metatarsal : ______
a. chew
b. chest
c. foot
d. neck
407. ______ : bow :: stumble : fall
a. truckle
b. trickle
c. tickle
d. tuck
408. manacle : hands ::
______ : feet
a. shin
b. fetter
c. stock
d. fodder
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409. ______ : fez ::
pom-pom : tam-o’-shanter
a. red
b. Morocco
c. guard
d. tassel
410. flip : impertinent ::
dice : ______
a. cut
b. cards
c. bounce
d. gamble
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371. c. Luge with an added “n” is lunge, and toe with an added “n” is
tone.
372. d. Pool is loop spelled backward, and lap is pal in reverse.
373. c. To mumble is the opposite of to enunciate, and to praise is the
opposite of to insult.
374. c. A turban is a type of headdress, and a turbine is a type of
engine.
375. b. A trellis is found in a garden, and a fireplace is found in a
house.
376. c. Slither describes the movement of a snake, and rotate describes
the movement of a fan.
377. c. The eraser is part of a pencil, and the nib is part of a pen.
378. d.
3
2 is the same as 1.5, and
1
2 is the same as 0.5.
379. d. A shield is a synonym of armor, and equipment is a synonym of
gear.
380. c. To purr is a sign of contentment, and to huff is a sign of
indignation.
381. c. Lap is a distance covered in a pool, and light-year is a distance
covered in space.
382. d. Lithe can describe a dancer, and slovenly can describe a slob.
383. c. A game is part of a series, and a syllable is part of a word.
384. c. Teeth cut and flowers bloom.
385. d. An acre is a piece of land, and a slice is a piece of cake.
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386. b. 6 minus 1 is 5, and 30 minus 1 is 29.
387. c. A brig is another word for a prison, and a sham is another word
for a hoax.
388. c. A dolly moves a television or motion picture camera, and a
ferry moves passengers.
389. a. Prosaic means ordinary, and profuse means lush.
390. c. A cipher is a symbol for a zero, and an ampersand is a symbol
for and.
391. d. To scratch is to withdraw from a race, and to fold is to
withdraw from poker.
392. c. Overt is an antonym of hidden, and ebullient is an antonym of
glum.
393. d. Gloaming is another word for dusk, and bearing is another
word for manner.
394. c. Irreverent means lacking in respect, and slipshod means lacking
in care.
395. a. To linger means to be slow to leave, and to vacillate is to be
slow to decide.
396. c. A receipt is an acknowledgement or document of a purchase,
and a license is a document acknowledging a marriage.
397. c. To be efficient is the opposite of wasteful, and to be honest is
the opposite of deceptive.
398. d. Finesse is a synonym for cunning, and jealousy is a synonym
for resentment.
399. b. A troop is a unit of a battalion, and a cent is a unit of a dollar.
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400. b. To pilot means to guide, and to doctor means to repair.
401. c. A cineast loves film, and a gastronome loves food.
402. c. Mold is a synonym for spoil, and walk is a synonym for path.
403. b. Osier is a willow used to make baskets, and paper is used to
make origami.
404. a. A scimitar is a saber, and a revolver is a gun.
405. d. Diego Rivera was an artist known for his murals, and Alexander
Calder was known for his mobiles.
406. c. The mandible is part of the jaw, and the metatarsal is part of the
foot.
407. a. To truckle means to bow, and to stumble means to fall.
408. b. A manacle is a shackle for the hands, and a fetter is a shackle
for the feet.
409. d. A tassel is part of a fez, and a pom-pom is part of a tam-o’-
shanter.
410. a. Flip is a synonym for impertinent, and dice is a synonym of cut.
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411. cheap : peach ::
______ : large
a. king
b. regal
c. orange
d. majestic
412. 4 : ______ :: 3 : 9
a. 6
b. 27
c. 16
d. 64
413. worth : whort ::
______ : nadir
a. apex
b. arc
c. drain
d. sink
414. development : sprawl ::
famine : ______
a. malnutrition
b. crawl
c. urban
d. obesity
415. to : too :: loot : ______
a. two
b. steal
c. toot
d. lute
416. member : club ::
______ : pride
a. lion
b. win
c. medal
d. accept
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417. haste : waste ::
______ : crowd
a. fast
b. three
c. group
d. makes
418. whoop : exuberance ::
keen : ______
a. whoops
b. neat
c. mourning
d. diffidence
419. purse : super :: plea : ______
a. avoid
b. charity
c. help
d. leap
420. ______ : rainfall ::
condensation : humidity
a. erosion
b. cloud
c. ground
d. forecast
421. reveille : ______ ::
taps : lights out
a. dance
b. sunrise
c. night
d. awaken
422. cruiseliner : passengers ::
______ : books
a. agent
b. author
c. volume
d. library
423. no : know :: steal : ______
a. rob
b. negative
c. steel
d. don’t
424. ______ : navigation ::
abacus : calculation
a. circumference
b. automation
c. sextant
d. hydration
425. 6 : ______ :: 8 : 18
a. 2
b. 10
c. 12
d. 16
426. binge : begin :: tea : ______
a. supper
b. coffee
c. eat
d. water
427. son : sun :: ______ : sew
a. so
b. sob
c. needle
d. daughter
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428. ______ : draw :: list : silt
a. drawing
b. ward
c. sludge
d. lean
429. cabal : ______ ::
output : yield
a. plot
b. plant
c. cable
d. stop
430. dither : settle ::
display : ______
a. corrupt
b. bother
c. hide
d. count
431. ______ : patois ::
plot : design
a. tiding
b. mystery
c. patio
d. jargon
432. ______ : entertain ::
bully : browbeat
a. miser
b. raconteur
c. harmonious
d. felon
433. ______ : trumpet ::
fret : guitar
a. song
b. valve
c. trombone
d. band
434. hamstring : ______ ::
stake : bet
a. ride
b. cripple
c. scratch
d. wager
435. ______ : frame ::
mosaic : tile
a. film
b. engraving
c. bathroom
d. decoration
436. badger : annoy ::
______ : dispute
a. fox
b. quarrel
c. point
d. reconcile
437. exasperate : irk ::
______ : dissuade
a. prevent
b. leather
c. argue
d. dismiss
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438. histrionic : ______ ::
didactic : teacher
a. history
b. mechanic
c. actor
d. debate
439. lock : canal :: dock : ______
a. courtroom
b. locksmith
c. ear
d. duck
440. wildcat : ______ ::
forage : food
a. bobcat
b. game
c. mountain
d. oil
441. clumsy : dexterity ::
______ : will
a. passive
b. oaf
c. submit
d. wish
442. drudgery : work ::
cacophony : ______
a. noise
b. orchestra
c. telephone
d. dissonance
443. ______ : wheat ::
lentil : legume
a. thyme
b. rice
c. tofu
d. spelt
444. hector : ______ ::
foil : thwart
a. bait
b. shun
c. embrace
d. trail
445. bow : obeisance ::
objective : ______
a. salute
b. worship
c. goal
d. subjective
446. probity : ______ ::
probability : likelihood
a. honesty
b. prohibition
c. inquisition
d. eventuality
447. mnemonics : ______ ::
phonetics : language
a. memory
b. future
c. hieroglyphics
d. movement
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448. cask : sack :: thin : ______
a. fire
b. satchel
c. rope
d. hint
449. perfidy : ______ ::
satire : parody
a. treachery
b. humor
c. forgiveness
d. performance
450. ______ : plangent ::
contemptible : estimable
a. pungent
b. quiet
c. noisy
d. combustible
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