ASVAB Word Knowledge Practice Test 49887

Questions 5
Words comparable, composed, egotist, straddle, turpitude

Study Guide

comparable
The definition for comparable is "Similar, equivalent." Used in a sentence: Helen will only accept something of comparable value for her ticket to the concert.
composed
The definition for composed is "Calm." Used in a sentence: Although her stomach was in knots, the actress appeared perfectly composed when she took the stage.
egotist
The definition for egotist is "Self–important person." Used in a sentence: Darren dreaded carpooling with the egotist Shelly, who talked about herself nonstop.
straddle
The definition for straddle is "To favor opposing sides." Used in a sentence: Kia straddled the issue, not wanting to say whether James or Tara was right.
turpitude
The definition for turpitude is "Essential baseness, depravity." Used in a sentence: The turpitude of the villain in the movie offended most audiences.