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Balmy:Mild::Faithful:____
a. Explosive
b. Docile
c. Talkative
d. Staunch
d. Staunch
Balmy & mild are synonyms - Synonym for faithful is staunch
Glabrous:Factitious::Hirsute____
a. Authentic
b. Fictional
c. Fluent
d. Replete
a. Authentic
Glabrous = Hairless, Hirsute=Hairy - Antonyms
Antonym for Factitious (artificial) = Authentic
_____:Profit::Labor:Wages
a. Sales
b. Investment
c. Management
d. Interest
c. Management
Lake Wobegon:_____::Mudville:Casterbridge
a. Minneapolis
b. Winesburg
c. Canterbury
d. Minnesota
b. Winesburg
They are fictional places
January:Wednesday::Janus:______
a. Thor
b. Apollo
c. Odin
d. Diana
c. Odin
January was named for Janus
Wednesday was named for Odin
Good:Better::______:Worst
a. Terrible
b. Worse
c. Improvement
d. Bad
b. Worse
Onomatopoeia:Metaphor::Sound:___
a. Hiss
b. Rhyme
c. Saying
d. Comparison
d. Comparison
Cautious:Circumspect::Precipitous:____
a. Premonitory
b. Profound
c. Stealthy
d. Steep
d. Steep
Cautious & Circumspect = Synonyms
Precipitous & Steep = Synonyms
Acute:Venerate::Chronic:____
a. Revere
b. Actuate
c. Flout
d. Repent
c. Flout
Antonyms
Venerate-To Honor
Flout-To Scoff
____:Turtle::Tiger:Human
a. Toad
b. Snail
c. Shark
d. Alligator
d. Alligator
Tiger & Human - Larger category of mammals
Turtle & Alligator - Larger category of reptiles
India:____::Italy:Switzerland
a. Sri Lanka
b. Greece
c. Afghanistan
d. Pakistan
d. Pakistan
Share common borders
Swim:Swam::Burst:_____
a. Busted
b. Bursted
c. Burst
d. Bust
c. Burst
Present vs. Past Tense
Gram:Ounce::Liter:_____
a. deciliter
b. quart
c. kilogram
d. pound
b. quart
metric vs. american measurements
Limpid:Lucid::Turbid:____
a. torpid
b. muddy
c. truculent
d. serene
b. muddy
Limpid & Lucid Synonyms=Clear
Synonym for Turbid is Muddy
Mango:____::Papaya:Passionfruit
a. coconut
b. tomato
c. cabbage
d. apple
a. coconut
grown in tropical climates
Amelia Earhart:Nellie Bly::Aviation:_____
a. medicine
b. journalism
c. law
d. prohibition
b. journalism
Pneumatics:____::Esker:Geology
a. medicine
b. disease
c. physics
d. cars
c. physics
Esker: ridge formed by glacial stream is part of geology
Pneumatics: use of gas/air pressure is part of physics
____:Rebellion::Negotiate:Treaty
a. guerrilla
b. terrorist
c. quash
d. mediate
c. quash
quash: Crush
Negotiate a Treaty
Quash a Rebellion
Room:Cabin::House:______
a. camp
b. cottage
c. hotel
d. ship
d. ship
room is division of a house
cabin is division of a ship
Brass:Copper::Pewter:_____
a. lead
b. zinc
c. silver
d. bronze
a. lead
Brass is Alloy - Made of copper
Pewter is Alloy - Made of lead
Cowcatcher:Locomotive::_____:Denouement
a. coda
b. climax
c. epilogue
d. finale
b. climax
____:Vodka::Devalera:Stalin
a. cappuccina
b. shamrock
c. wine
d. palm trees
b. shamrock
Stalin is associated with Vodka
Devalera associated with Shamrock
Experiment:____::Examination:Achievement
a. science
b. elucidation
c. hypothesis
d. investigation
c. hypothesis
An experiment tests a hypothesis
An exam tests achievement
Boy:Bullet::Man:_____
a. gun
b. artillery shell
c. holster
d. trigger
b. artillery shell
Man is Larger than Boy
Artillery Shell is larger than Bullet
Catamaran:Termagant::Raft:______
a. grisette
b. spinnaker
c. spinster
d. shrew
d. shrew
Catamaran & Raft
Termagant & Shrew
SYNONYMS
Cat:Wolf::_____Duck
a. lion
b. dog
c. man
d. tiger
c. man
Cat & Wolf = 4 legs
Man & Duck = 2 legs
____:Sycophant::Contumacious:Renegade
a. obsequious
b. obstreperous
c. complacent
d. contumelious
a. obseqious
Dowser:Rod::Geomancer:______
a. stones
b. maps
c. plants
d. configurations
d. configurations
Dowser divines water by a Rod
Geomancer divines by Configurations
Minerva:Athena::_____:Zeus
a. jupiter
b. juno
c. poseidon
d. apollo
a. jupiter
Safari:Swahili::Salaam:_____
a. arabic
b. shalom
c. peace
d. africa
a. arabic
Swahili & Arabic are languages
Safari & Salaam are words
Acid:Alkali::6:____
a. 1
b. 4
c. 7
d. 8
d. 8
<7 - Increasing Acidity
>7 - Increasing Alkalinity
Pedestal:____::Stalagmite:Stalactite
a. column
b. sculpture
c. chandelier
d. stone
c. chandalier
Amount:Number::_____:Fewer
a. lessen
b. augment
c. less
d. enumerate
c. less
Volume:Cubic Meter::_____:Liter
a. area
b. length
c. capacity
d. mass
c. capacity
____:Forebear::Adumbrate:Foreshadow
a. refrain
b. precede
c. sustain
d. foray
a. refrain
SYNONYMS
Adumbrate & Foreshadow
Champion:Cause::_______:Letter
a. signature
b. intro
c. draft
d. ink
c. draft
Champion a Cause
Draft a Letter
Shadows:Clouds::Sun:______
a. water
b. dark
c. rain
d. thunder
a. water
Sun is necessary for Shadows
Water is necessary fo Clouds
Kinetic:Motion::Piscatorial:____
a. pizza
b. painting
c. fish
d. picturesque
c. fish
Sand:Clay::Glass:_____
a. stone
b. hay
c. brick
d. dirt
c. brick
Sand used to make Glass
Clay used to make Brick
X:M::______:C
a. V
b. X
c. L
d. I
d. I
Roman Numerals - 1 to 100
X(10) M(1,000)
I(1) C(100)
Author:____::Agent:Commissions
a. royalties
b. charges
c. fees
d. contributions
a. royalties
Acid:____::Enzyme:Amylase
a. NaHCO3
b. H2SO4
c. NaCL
d. NaOH
b. H2SO4 - Sulfuric Acid
Diligent:Unremitting::Diametric:_____
a. pretentious
b. geographical
c. adamant
d. opposite
d. opposite
May:February::November:_____
a. august
b. january
c. october
d. july
a. august
Two months inbetween
Pallid:Blanched::_____:Institute
a. form
b. sum
c. purpose
d. begin
d. begin
Pallid = Blanched
Begin = Institute
Costly:Triumphant::Cheap:_____
a. vanquished
b. tinny
c. difficult
d. puny
a. vanquished
Curiosity:Enlightenment::Veracity:_____
a. credulousness
b. credibility
c. validity
d. cognizance
b. credibility
Oppression:Prison::______:Crime
a. democracy
b. tyranny
c. economy
d. disrespect
b. tyranny
Tyranny-->Oppression
Crime-->Prison
Wheat:____::Wine:Dregs
a. bushel
b. chaff
c. stalk
d. bread
b. chaff
Worthless part of:
Wine = Dregs
Wheat = Chaff
____:Seam::Headlight:Button
a. car
b. bicycle
c. bumper
d. night
a. car
Button & Seam are parts of clothing
Headlight & Bumper are parts of a car
Wing:Bird::______:Fish
a. gill
b. tail
c. fin
d. scales
c. fin