SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Roots from Latin

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Example Question #61 : Synonyms: Roots From Latin

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

ABBREVIATE

Possible Answers:

Choose

Detect

Shorten

Announce

Inscribe

Correct answer:

Shorten

Explanation:

"Abbreviate" is a verb derived from the Latin root brevis, meaning short. "Shorten" is a verb with the same meaning, so it is the correct answer.

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