PCAT Verbal Analogy flashcards 2 Flashcards

Acrophobia
Terms Definitions
Calm, undisturbed
Placid
Very small
Tiny
Wagon:Automobile as Abacus:
Calculator/Computer
Prologue:Epilogue as Morning:
Evening
Quiz:Knowledge as Ruler:
Length
Salty:Ocean as Firm:
Apple
Facet:Diamond as Period:
Era
Reference:Bibliography as Passenger:
Manifest
Clumsy:Agility as Ignorance:
Knowledge
Praiseworthy:Commendable as Oppressive:
Burdensome
Hero:Courage as Teacher:
Knowledge
Family:Parent as Automobile:
Engine
Poseidon:Neptune as Zeus:
Jupiter
Impel:Impede as Industrious:
Slothful
Needle:Eye as Comb:
Teeth
County:State as Foundation:
House
Discreet:Prudent as Wary:
Cautious
Whale:Mammal as Kangaroo:
Marsupial
Impassive:Stolid as Minute:
Tiny
Cake:Recipe as Dress:
Pattern
Calipher:Thickness as Odometer:
Distance
Horse:Stable as Airplane:
Hangar
Acrophobia:Height as Pyrophobia:
Fire
Acrophobia:Height as Pyrophobia:
Acrophobia is the fear of Heights just as
Pyrophobia is the fear of ____
Light:Lumens as Sound:
Decibels
Lord:Vassal as Landlord:
Tenant
Camera:Shutter as Window:
Pane
Candid:Guarded as Frank:
Wary
Advocate:Support as Mediator:
Arbitrate
Curb:Street as Verse:
Poem
Plumber:Wrench as Bricklayer:
Trowel
Blow:Glass as Thrash:
Wheat
Gaudy:Flashy as Imperative:
Requisite
Add:Subtract as Multiply:
Divide
Fear of fire
Pyrophobia
Fade, lessen, weaken
Ebb
A handwriting expert
Calligrapher
A young tree
Sapling
Exhibiting high moral excellence
Virtuous
A wide expansive view
Panorama
Handwriting, especially exceptional handwriting
Calligraphy
-Positive in one's opinions
-overbearingly certain
Dogmatic
Consumed to excess, overeat
Gorgeous
An undertaking or project
Enterprise
A bouquet of flowers
Nosegay
Lazy, indolent, not industrious
Slothful
Contest:Referee as Dispute:
Arbiter (or arbitrator)
Coarse:Silky as Banal:
Extraordinary (or Profound)
-Very deep, not ordinary

-The opposite of banal
Profound
A certain shade of color
Hue
Hinder or halt some movement
Impede
Caretaker (especially of a museum)
Curator
-Accepting of other's opinions, forbearing

-Opposite of bigoted or dogmatic
Tolerant
Instrument used in measuring thickness
Caliper
Colonel:Kernel as Bear:
Bare (these are homonyms)
A skilled teller of stories (anecdotes)
Raconteur
Set of directions for preparing something (especially something to eat)
Recipe
Treatment of disease by manipulation of the bones
Osteopathy
Loud breathing that occurs during sleep
Snore
Extreme sensitivity to a particular substance (such as dust)
Allergy
Carefully sensible in speech and action
Discreet
A series of related military operations
Campaign
Physiognomy:Face as Osteopathy:
Bone
Physiognomy:Face as Osteopathy:
Physiognomy determines qualities based on Facial features just as
Osteopathy treats disease by manipulation of _____
Degree of highness or lowness of sound
Pitch
The time period an autocrat (emperor) rules
Reign
One who gauges value by practical consequences
Pragmatist
Tending to withdraw from the company of others
Reclusive
A long period of dry (rainless) weather
Drought
-Beat

-Wheat is _____ so as to separate the grain
Thrash
Repetition of the same first letter or sound in a line of poetry
Alliteration
Usually refers to a thirst that cannot be satisfied
Unquenchable
-Process of the formation of a less mobile state from a more mobile state (eg. solid formed out of liquid)
-A state of sudden haste
Precipitation
One who is very cheap, a stingy person
Miser
A fissure in the ground that spews water
Geyser
Inept:Skill as Flimsy:
Strength
Inept:Skill as Flimsy:
Someone Inept lacks Skill just as something
Flimsy lacks _____
A list of passengers for a plane or ship
Manifest
A type of tree that loses its leaves in winter
Deciduous
A bitter outburst aimed at a person or an idea
Diatribe
An animal that carries its young in a pouch
Marsupial
What are some classic weak bridges and traps?
"Both are"
"Same subject"
"Reversed degree"
"Correct bridge in wrong order"
What is the Lack bridge?
Someone ______ lacks _____

Impartial:Bias as
Flustered:Self-possession
What is the Lack bridge?
Someone Impartial lacks Bias as someone Flustered lacks Self-possession
A story, note that a drama is a type of a ____
Ballad
What is the Function bridge?
A _____ is used to _____

Compass:Direction as Thermometer:Temperature
What is the Function bridge?
A Compass is used to calculate Direction as a Thermometer is used to calculate Temperature
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