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Skill Builders: Word Analogy Questions, Week 15

Week 15: Word analogies to sharpen students' thinking skills and prepare them for standardized tests.
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Word Analogy

Week 15

Directions: The analogies below are word problems that consist of two word pairs. Look at the first pair and decide how the two words relate to each other. Then select one of the words below so the second pair of words has the same relationship.

1. DISAPPEAR : VANISH :: GAMBLE : ______

  • RISK
  • APPEAR
  • LOSE

2. FURIOUS : ANGRY :: PURSE : ______

  • MAD
  • COINS
  • POCKETBOOK

3. WIN : LOSE :: CRUEL : ______

  • KIND
  • MEAN
  • JOKE
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Word Analogy Answers

Week 15

1. DISAPPEAR : VANISH :: GAMBLE : RISK



The best answer is RISK. DISAPPEAR and VANISH are synonyms – words that have similar meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must be synonyms. RISK is a synonym for GAMBLE.

2. FURIOUS : ANGRY :: PURSE : POCKETBOOK



The best answer is POCKETBOOK. FURIOUS and ANGRY are synonyms – words that have similar meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must be synonyms. POCKETBOOK is a synonym for PURSE.

3. WIN: LOSE :: CRUEL : KIND



The best answer is KIND. WIN and LOSE are antonyms – words that have opposite meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must be antonyms. KIND is an antonym for CRUEL.
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