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Verbal Analogy flashcards
Terms Definitions
Facial feature
Physiognomy
Convivial:Reclusive as Stormy:
Placid
Prosper:Impoverish as Renew:
Languish
Mouth:Saliva as Pituitary:
Hormones
She:Personal as Myself:
Reflexive
Judaism:Christianity as Hinduism:
Buddhism
Tactics:Strategy as Endeavors:
Enterprise
Author:Prolific as Soil:
Fertile
Fat:Fur as Sweater:
Overcoat
Maple:Deciduous as Red:
Primary
Heir:Estate as Offspring:
Genes
Plum:Pear as Carrot:
Potato
Epicurean:Ancient as Relativist:
Pragmatist
Generic:Trademark as Pedestrian:
Bitter
Epicurean:Ancient as Sensualist:
Contemporary
Cover:Book as Facade:
Building
Conductor:Orchestra as Coach:
Team
Cobbler:Shoes as Cartographer:
Maps
Engraving:Printing as Calligraphy:
Handwriting
Snore:Sleep as Sneeze:
Allergy
Precipitation:Snow as Satellite:
Moon
Precipitation:Snow as Satellite:
Snow is a form of Precipitation just as a
_____ is a form of Satellite
Astrologer:Astronomy as Alchemist:
Chemistry
Gorgeous:Pretty as Penurious:
Poor
Philateralist:Stamps as Numismatic:
Coins
tension:Headache as Drought:
Famine
Limestone:Cement as Sillicates:
Glass
Bacteria:Pneumonia as Virus:
Influenza
Blacksmith:Anvil as Barber:
Razor
Fat:Oil as Steroid:
Cholesterol
Epicure:Gourmet as Aficionado:
Enthusiast
Stir:Arouse as Laud:
Praise
Pertaining to fish
Piscine
Early (medieval) chemistry
Alchemy
A concluding statement
Epilogue
Virtuous:Moral Excellence as Credulous:
Naivete
Extremely naive or gullible
Credulous
Heavy to bear, oppressive
Burdensome
A container for cigars
Humidor
Attempts at, tries for
Endeavors
Sensible, discreet, wisely cautious
Prudent
Gland that secretes hormones
Pituitary
One who collects stamps
Philatelist
Predictable:Erratic as Tolerant:
Bigoted (or Dogmatic)
Food:Pantry as Birds:
Aerie (or habitat)
Field:Fallow as Volcano:
Dormant (or dormancy)
An absolute necessity, a requisite
Imperative
A personal adjective
-"the boy hurt himself"
himself is a ____ adjective
Reflexive
Of or pertaining to horses
Equine
Small community (smaller than a town)
Village
Building in which airplanes are kept
Hangar
A hunger that cannot be satisfied
Insatiable
Thrust forward, the opposite of impede
Impel
Fill (especially with moisture or color), inspire
Imbue
Instrument used to measure the distance traveled
Odometer
-Rough to the touch
-Opposite of silky
Coarse
One who directs (especially an orchestra)
Conductor
Short account of an interesting incident or event
Anecdote
The decorative front of a building
Facade
-One who judges things by their comparative value

-A type of pragmatist
Relativist
A phrase that contains an obvious contradiction
Oxymoron
Very close growth of shrubs or bushes
Thicket
A horn shaped container that, when filled, symbolizes plenty
Cornucopia
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
Tiny creatures found in an ocean or sea
Plankton
Easy to see through, clear (like a windowpane)
Reflective
A constituent of animal fats that is important in metabolism; steroids are a class of _____
Cholesterol
-The tendency to be easily duped or overly innocent
-A naive remark or action
Naivete
Person who is carried away by his feelings for a cause
Enthusiast
Thin board upon which colors are mixed by a painter
Palette
Bell:Chimes as Telephone:
Rings
Bell:Chimes as Telephone:
A Bell Chimes just like a
Telephone _____
May refer to a machine used to harvest crops
Combine
-A short statement said in memory of a dead person
-A/an ___ often appears on a tombstone
Epitaph
Evil:Live as Tide:
Edit (the letters in tide are reversed to give edit)
What is the Degree bridge?
Something _____ is very ______ or
_____ is a stronger/weaker form of ___

Uproarious:Funny as Tragic:Sad
What is the Degree bridge?
Something Uproarious is very Funny as something Tragic is very Sad

Uproarious is a stronger form of Funny as Tragic is a stronger form of Sad
One who settles a dispute, one who mediates
Arbiter (or arbitrator)
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