SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Personality Traits

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Example Question #171 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Personality Traits

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

CHURLISH

Possible Answers:

Scrupulous

Crude

Petty

Gracious

Refined

Correct answer:

Crude

Explanation:

"Churlish" means crude, boorish, rude or grumpy.

"Petty" means narrow-minded when describing someone's personality; it can also mean insignificant or trivial or unimportant.

"Gracious" means kind, giving, amiable

"Scrupulous" means very careful, meticulous or fussy.

"Refined" means cultured, civilized or elegant.

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