SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, and Location

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Example Question #71 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

CALLOW

Possible Answers:

Immature

Merry

Wicked

Irresolute

Craven

Correct answer:

Immature

Explanation:

The adjective "callow" is generally used to refer to young people and teenagers, it means immature, juvenile and lacking experience. Additionally, "merry" means happy, cheerful; "wicked" means evil, bad-natured; "craven" means cowardly and pathetic; "irresolute" means uncertain, unsure of oneself.

Example Question #72 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

DEFT

Possible Answers:

Skillful 

Rough 

Light 

Two 

Strong 

Correct answer:

Skillful 

Explanation:

The correct answer is "skillful." 

"Deft" is an adjective that is defined as quick and skillful one's movement (mainly the hands).

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