ASVAB Word Knowledge Practice Test 739192

Questions 5
Words aerate, awe, buffer, duplicity, garish

Study Guide

The definition for aerate is "To supply with air." Used in a sentence: Every spring, Soloman used his tiller to aerate the compact soil.
The definition for awe is "Emotion combining dread and wonder." Used in a sentence: Charlie was in awe of his uncle, a professional football player and chess champion.
The definition for buffer is "Protective barrier." Used in a sentence: The dense trees acted as a buffer against the heavy rain.
The definition for duplicity is "Deceptive thought, speech, or action." Used in a sentence: The life of an undercover detective is filed with necessary duplicity.
The definition for garish is "Offensively bright." Used in a sentence: The garish wallpaper offended Jerome, who preferred subtle colors.