SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Abstract Concepts

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Example Questions

Example Question #1200 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

RECONCILIATION

Possible Answers:

settlement

undulation

appropriation

convention

repetition

Correct answer:

settlement

Explanation:

"Reconciliation" is the restoration of friendly relations, the making consistent of two views, or the settlement between parties.

Example Question #71 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

TENOR

Possible Answers:

chorus

tradition

quiver

sense

knowledge

Correct answer:

sense

Explanation:

"Tenor" means the general sense, feeling, or gist of something.

Example Question #72 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

HEGEMONY

Possible Answers:

delicacy

appeasement

home

sorrow

dominance

Correct answer:

dominance

Explanation:

"Hegemony" is leadership or dominance.

Example Question #73 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

NORMALCY

Possible Answers:

chaos

common sense

truth

routine

judgment

Correct answer:

routine

Explanation:

"Normalcy" means the state of being normal, usual, or routine.

Example Question #71 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

COMPORTMENT

Possible Answers:

posture

reaction

cradle

critique

basket

Correct answer:

posture

Explanation:

Comportment means "behavior, bearing, or posture."

Example Question #75 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

INTERIM

Possible Answers:

nefarious

central

revolutionary

trustworthy

provisional

Correct answer:

provisional

Explanation:

"Interim" means temporary or provisional.

Example Question #76 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

RESONANCE

Possible Answers:

reverberation

gemstone

power

textile

misfortune

Correct answer:

reverberation

Explanation:

"Resonance" means the quality of sound that is deep and reverberating.

Example Question #77 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

CONSTRUCT (noun)

Possible Answers:

heretic

research

skyscraper

engineer

theory

Correct answer:

theory

Explanation:

A "construct" (as a noun) is a theory or idea that incorporates subjective elements.

Example Question #78 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

CADENCE

Possible Answers:

lilt

reaction

moderation

chain

chorus

Correct answer:

lilt

Explanation:

"Cadence" is inflection in one's voice, or intonation or lilt.

Example Question #79 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

AUTONOMY

Possible Answers:

vehicle

defense

radical

persimmon

independence

Correct answer:

independence

Explanation:

"Autonomy" means freedom from external control, or independence.

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