ISEE Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adverbs

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Example Question #241 : Synonyms: Adjectives And Adverbs

Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

UTTERLY

Possible Answers:

Formerly

Faithfully

Completely

Seldom

Gingerly

Correct answer:

Completely

Explanation:

“Utterly” means completely and is often heard in the redundant phrase “completely and utterly.” As for the other answer choices, “faithfully” means loyally; "gingerly" means with delicacy and care; "seldom" means infrequently; and "formerly" means previously.

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