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Cool VERBAL REASONING - 2 - September 1st, 2008

VERBAL REASONING - 2

* Innovation : make changes or introduce new things



* Fallible : liable to error



* Volatile : ever changing



* Manifest: clear and obvious



* Connotation : suggest or implied meaning of expression

* Preparation : act of preparing



* Preponderant : superiority of power or quality

* corroborative: refutable



* obnoxious : harmless



* sanction: hinder



* empirical: experimental



* aborigine: emigrant



. * corpulent : emaciated



* officious: pragmatic



* Agitator : Firebrand :: Renegade : Turncoat



* Burst : Sound :: Tinder : Fire



* Star : cluster :: Tree : clump

* Decomposition : rotten



* Egregious : apart from the crowd, especially bad



* Piston : Cylinder :: elevator : shaft



* Mitigate : punishment :: commute : sentence



* wood: sand ::



(a) coal: burn

(b) brick: lay

(c) oil: polish

(d) metal: burnish

(e) stone: quarry



Ans. (a)





* carpenter: saw ::



(a) stenographer:typist

(b) painter:brush

(c) lawyer:brief

(d) runner:sneakers

(e) seamstress:scissors









(a) cheerleaders : pompoms

(b) audience:seats

(c) team:goalposts

(d) conductorodium

(e) referee:decision



Ans. (a)



* crow:boastful ::



(a) smirk:witty

(b) conceal:s;y

(c) pout:sulky

(d) blush:coarse

(e) bluster:unhappy



Ans. (a)









* moderator:debate ::



(a) legislator:election

(b) chef:banquet

(c) auditor:lecture

(d) conspiratorlot

(e) umpire:game



Ans. (a)







* (a) cheerleaders : pompoms

(b) audience:seats

(c) team:goalposts

(d) conductorodium

(e) referee:decision



Ans. (a)





* glossary:words ::



(a) catalogue:dates

(b) atlas:maps

(c) almanac:synonyms

(d) thesaurus:rhymes

(e) lexicon:numbers



Ans. (a)





* lumber: bear ::



(a) roost:hen

(b) bray:donkey

(c) waddle:goose

(d) swoop:hawk

(e) chirp:sparrow



Ans. (a)





* (a) cheerleaders : pompoms

(b) audience:seats

(c) team:goalposts

(d) conductorodium

(e) referee:decision



Ans. (a)





* celerity:snail ::



(a) indolence:sloth

(b) cunning:weasel

(c) curiosity:cat

(d) humilityeacock

(e) obstinacy:mule



Ans. (a)





* horns:bull ::



(a) mane:lion

(b) wattles:turkey

(c) antlers:stag
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