All HSPT Verbal Resources
Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Complexity, Power, And Importance
Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.
"Innocuous" is an adjective meaning innocent and harmless. For example: "The innocuous bull snake is often mistaken for the deadly rattlesnake."
"Invariably" is an adverb meaning always.
"Conglomerate" is a noun meaning distinct items that can be put together make a whole with distinct parts. A space station might be an example of a conglomerate.
"Vaccine" is a noun meaning a substance that makes the antibodies which inoculates a person against disease.
"Indicate" is a verb which means to point out or to show.
"Harmless" is an adjective which means innocent and inoffensive. Harmless has the most similar meaning to "innocuous."