SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Tangible Things

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Upper Level Verbal

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Example Question #139 : Identifying Synonyms

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters

BURROW

Possible Answers:

rod

gateway

tunnel

mansion

bottle

Correct answer:

tunnel

Explanation:

burrow is a hole or tunnel, usually a small animal's home.

Example Question #140 : Identifying Synonyms

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

DOLLOP

Possible Answers:

Joke

Miracle

Resentment

Blob

Sound effect

Correct answer:

Blob

Explanation:

A "dollop" is a shapeless mass or blob of something.

Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

POST

Possible Answers:

confinement

structure

mail

dependence

heat

Correct answer:

mail

Explanation:

"Post" can mean the postal service, or mail.

Example Question #2 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Synonyms: choose the answer with the meaning closest to the word in question.

Zephyr

Possible Answers:

Breeze

Collision 

Ailment

Route

Business

Correct answer:

Breeze

Explanation:

A "zephyr" is a gentle breeze.

Example Question #3 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

EMBLEM

Possible Answers:

inspiration

holiday

punishment

symbol

salutation

Correct answer:

symbol

Explanation:

An "emblem" is a symbolic representation that serves as badge for a nation, organization, or family.

Example Question #4 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

PLACARD

Possible Answers:

poster

instrument

critique

anger

roadway

Correct answer:

poster

Explanation:

A "placard" is a poster or sign for public display.

Example Question #5 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

FACADE

Possible Answers:

holiday

portrait

mourning

thistle

front

Correct answer:

front

Explanation:

A "façade" is the front of a building.

Example Question #6 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Synonyms: choose the answer that is closest in meaning to the word in question.

Contusion

Possible Answers:

Bruise

Bewilderment

Courage

Escape

Anarchy

Correct answer:

Bruise

Explanation:

"Contusion" is a bruise; Bewilderment is confusion; Anarchy means chaos or without rule or law; Courage means bravery; and an Escape is a way out.

Example Question #7 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

COUNTENANCE

Possible Answers:

clockwork

frame

honesty

face

punctuality

Correct answer:

face

Explanation:

"Countenance" refers to someone's face or features.

Example Question #8 : Synonyms: Nouns For Tangible Things

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

MANTLE

Possible Answers:

affirmation

truth

covering

grant

consequence

Correct answer:

covering

Explanation:

A "mantle" is a covering, sometimes referring to a blanket or shawl.

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