ASVAB Word Knowledge Practice Test 159198

Questions 5
Words foil, meticulous, parity, prominence, refurbish

Study Guide

foil
The definition for foil is "One that enhances or underscores by contrast." Used in a sentence: The sweet cookie was a perfect foil to the sour lemon sorbet.
meticulous
The definition for meticulous is "Extrememly careful regarding details." Used in a sentence: The meticulous detective found every shred of evidence at the crime scene.
parity
The definition for parity is "Equality." Used in a sentence: Hilda, to avoid squabbles, aimed for parity in the slices of birthday cake.
prominence
The definition for prominence is "Importance." Used in a sentence: The singer's prominence ensured that the concert would sell out.
refurbish
The definition for refurbish is "To brighten or freshen." Used in a sentence: Leeanne cleaned and mended all weekend to refurbish the shabby apartment.