ASVAB Word Knowledge Practice Test 855669

Questions 5
Words corrective, exasperation, immoderate, opportune, polarize

Study Guide

The definition for corrective is "Intended to correct." Used in a sentence: The school decided to take corrective measures to prevent truancy.
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.
The definition for immoderate is "Beyond usual or proper limits." Used in a sentence: Bob's immoderate appetite shocked the guests at the wedding banquet.
The definition for opportune is "Suitable or convenient." Used in a sentence: Quan stepped onto the platform at the most opportune time, just as the train pulled in.
The definition for polarize is "To break up into opposing groups." Used in a sentence: Thelma tended to polarize discussions rather than to encourage compromise.