SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Abstract Concepts

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Upper Level Verbal

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Example Questions

Example Question #61 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

IMPUDENCE

Possible Answers:

vulgarity

lavishness

temperance

bounty

audacity

Correct answer:

audacity

Explanation:

"Impudence" means impertinence or audacity.

Example Question #62 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

INSURRECTION

Possible Answers:

catipult

chaos

doorway

impatience

revolt

Correct answer:

revolt

Explanation:

"Insurrection" means a violent uprising or revolt.

Example Question #63 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Synonyms: choose the answer that is closest in meaning to the word in question.

Hiatus

Possible Answers:

Diatribe

Break

Harmony

Dearth

Notoriety

Correct answer:

Break

Explanation:

"Hiatus" means break; Harmony means agreement; Dearth means lack of; Diatribe is a verbal attack; and Notoriety means known for a bad reason.

Example Question #64 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Synonyms: choose the answer that is closest in meaning to the word in question.

Plethora

Possible Answers:

Dearth

Ruse

Abundance

Conflict

Permanence

Correct answer:

Abundance

Explanation:

"Plethora" means an abundance of or a lot of; Dearth is a lack of; Ruse is a trick; Conflict means disagreement or problem; and Permanence means lasting forever.

Example Question #65 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

PROXY

Possible Answers:

opposite

juror

louse

representative

beneficiary

Correct answer:

representative

Explanation:

A "proxy" is a substitute or representative.

Example Question #66 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

ODYSSEY

Possible Answers:

trivia

portal

journey

science

retelling

Correct answer:

journey

Explanation:

An "odyssey" is a journey or voyage.

Example Question #67 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

COVENANT

Possible Answers:

cameloid

pleasure

phenomenon

covering

contract

Correct answer:

contract

Explanation:

"Covenant" means a contract or promise.

Example Question #68 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

HAUTEUR

Possible Answers:

culture

posture

meloncholy

arrogance

gibbet

Correct answer:

arrogance

Explanation:

"Hauteur" means a haughty manner, or arrogance.

Example Question #69 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

CHARISMA

Possible Answers:

magic

bafflement

control

predictability

presence

Correct answer:

presence

Explanation:

"Charisma" refers to a strong presence or charm.

Example Question #70 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

PARADOX

Possible Answers:

lucidity

contradiction

endeavor

waste

error

Correct answer:

contradiction

Explanation:

A "paradox" is a contradiction, or a statement that leads to a senseless conclusion.

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