ASVAB Word Knowledge Practice Test 162018

Questions 5
Words combative, discern, exasperation, gargantuan, gruff

Study Guide

combative
The definition for combative is "Eager to fight." Used in a sentence: The teacher suggested the combative student channel his aggression into boxing.
discern
The definition for discern is "To recognize as separate as distinct." Used in a sentence: The pastry connoisseur was able to discern Swiss from Belgian chocolate.
exasperation
The definition for exasperation is "The state of being irritated." Used in a sentence: The longer Jorge waited in line at the ticket counter, the more his exasperation grew.
gargantuan
The definition for gargantuan is "Gigantic." Used in a sentence: The gargantuan monster towered over the ten–story bulding.
gruff
The definition for gruff is "Rough or stern in manner or speech." Used in a sentence: Heidi's grandfather was gruff, barking stern orders and hardly smiling.