SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Abstract Concepts

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Example Questions

Example Question #1180 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

AMNESTY

Possible Answers:

layout

pardon

courage

camaraderie

growth

Correct answer:

pardon

Explanation:

"Amnesty" means an official pardon.

Example Question #1181 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

PIQUE (noun)

Possible Answers:

severity

dejection

annoyance

culture

creativity

Correct answer:

annoyance

Explanation:

When used as a noun, "pique" means irritation or resentment.

Example Question #1182 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

EMANCIPATION

Possible Answers:

complexity

slavery

revolution

convention

liberation

Correct answer:

liberation

Explanation:

"Emancipation" means liberation from social or political restrictions.

Example Question #1183 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

RANCOR

Possible Answers:

bitterness

system

danger

belligerance

pleasantry

Correct answer:

bitterness

Explanation:

"Rancor" means bitterness or spite.

Example Question #1184 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

LUSTER

Possible Answers:

texture

training

politics

fame

sheen

Correct answer:

sheen

Explanation:

"Luster" refers to a sheen or soft glow.

Example Question #1185 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

RESERVATION

Possible Answers:

argument

doubt

loophole

restriction

occupant

Correct answer:

doubt

Explanation:

A "reservation" is a doubt or scruple about doing something.

Example Question #1186 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

INSUBORDINATION

Possible Answers:

indifference

relaxation

disobediance 

authoritarianism

corporation

Correct answer:

disobediance 

Explanation:

"Insubordination" means defiance of authority, or disobediance.

Example Question #1187 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

CONSENSUS

Possible Answers:

politician

detail

shiver

agreement

summit

Correct answer:

agreement

Explanation:

"Consensus" means a general agreement.

Example Question #51 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

ACQUIESCENCE

Possible Answers:

consent

compound

reflection

habit

proprietor

Correct answer:

consent

Explanation:

"Acquiescence" means reluctant acceptance of something.

Example Question #1189 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

PREROGATIVE

Possible Answers:

worthiness

upbringing

language

sanction

right

Correct answer:

right

Explanation:

"Prerogative" refers to a right or privilege of an individual or group.

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