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shows how to form different types of analogies

Cassie Daniel

on 7 January 2013

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Transcript of Analogies

Analogies understanding word patterns Types of Analogies Synonym antonym Part & whole charactaristic/ quality classification cause/effect function location degree performer & object Action & object DRY : ARID :: lost : mislaid KIND : CRUEL :: happy : sad CHAPTER : BOOK :: fender : automobile MIRROR : SMOOTH :: sandpaper : rough POLKA : DANCE :: frog : amphibian GIFT : JOY :: rain : flood
TEARS : SADNESS :: smiles : joy KNIFE : CUT :: shovel : dig FISH : SEA :: moose : forest CHUCKLE : LAUGH :: whimper : cry CASHIER : CASH :: plumber : pipe BOIL : EGG :: throw : ball Performer & Action AUTHOR : WRITE :: chef : cook How to solve an analogy question:
1. Read the question
2. Figure out what the emphasized words mean.
3. Compare the two words.
4. choose the answer with the same comparison Sentence 1: The loquacious girl was a sharp contrast to her taciturn sister, who tended to be as quiet as a mouse.

Sentence 2: The loquacious five-year-old chatted with her dolls as ceaselessly as the Energizer bunny.

Which explanation below shows the relationship between loquacious and taciturn?
A. Loquacious is to happy as taciturn is to sad.
B. Loquacious is to curious as taciturn is to uninterested.
C. Loquacious is to talkative as taciturn is to silent
D. Loquacious is to energetic as taciturn is to lazy.
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