SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Roots from Anglo-Saxon

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Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Roots From Anglo Saxon

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

AFOREMENTIONED

Possible Answers:

Afoot

Aforethought

Afore

Aforesaid

Afoul

Correct answer:

Aforesaid

Explanation:

These words all share an anglo-saxon root "afore-." The only two words with closely related meanings are "aforesaid" and "aforementioned," which refer to something that has previously come up in conversation. The other words are not synonymous with "aforementioned."

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