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    #1

    english analogies

    Can anyone pls help me to pick the right answers;

    BIRD is to FLY as ...
    MAMMAL is to STALK
    SNAKE is to CRAWL
    FISH is to SWIM
    LOCOMOTIVE is to TRACK
    DINOSAUR is to EXTINCT

    CANOE is to BOAT as ...
    MAST is to SAIL
    SUBMARINE is to OCEAN
    HELICOPTER is to AIRCRAFT
    OAR is to MOTOR
    PILOT is to CREW


    ILLEGIBLE is to READ as ...
    INCORRIGIBLE is to BEHOLD
    INCOMPREHENSIBLE is to UNDERSTAND
    INDEFENSIBLE is to ATTEMPT15*
    INDEFATIGUABLE is to ROUSE
    INDELIBLE is to DEFEND


    ACCELERATE is to VELOCITY as ...
    SOUND is to DECIBELS
    INCARCERATE is to PRISON
    LEVITATE is to ELEVATION
    COMMISERATE is to WEIGHT
    DENIGRATE is to REPUTATION



    RECKLESS is to CAUTION as ...
    DELIBERATE is to THOUGHT
    SILLY is to INTENT
    MEAN is to COMPASSION
    ALERT is to SLEEP
    ANGRY is to PRUDENCE

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    #2

    Re: english analogies

    Is this homework?

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    #3

    Re: english analogies

    No, just practise examples

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    #4

    Re: english analogies

    OK. So what are your choices?

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    #5

    Re: english analogies

    Tell us more! You can find all these words in any language dictionary. What are you having trouble with?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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