Verbal Ability - Verbal Analogies - Discussion

Discussion :: Verbal Analogies - Section 1 (Q.No.4)

Each question consist of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words, Select the pair which has the same relationship.



[A]. comfort:stimulant
[B]. grief:consolation
[C]. trance:narcotic
[D]. ache:extraction

Answer: Option B


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Ramu said: (Nov 6, 2010)  
PAIN :A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
SEDATIVE :Tending to soothe or tranquilize

so answer is :(B)

Vikramjit said: (Dec 11, 2010)  
grief: keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret.

consolation : the act of consoling; comfort; solace.

Angeline said: (Apr 14, 2011)  
Sedative induces a painless state, whereas a narcotic induces a trance like state, therefore I think it should be option c, as we are talking about physical attributes not emotional.

Keerti said: (May 2, 2011)  
Sedative alleviate the pain.
Consolation soothe the grief

There stands the same relationship.

Puran Papi said: (Dec 29, 2011)  
Angelin is right, c, as we are talking about physical attributes not emotional.

Zaman said: (Apr 4, 2014)  
Sedative relieves pain. But Narcotic creates trance not relieves trance. So answer will be B (100% correct).

Sonam said: (Jul 29, 2014)  
Pain can be calmed by sedatives similarly grief by consolation.

Prashanth said: (Oct 2, 2014)  
Sedative reduces pain.

Consoling reduces grief.

Aamir said: (Feb 11, 2015)  
So strong English all of you have please translate in simple words.

Saur said: (Feb 27, 2015)  
Please tell me in simple word, I am confused?

Veena said: (Jul 26, 2016)  
What is the relations of other options? Please explain that.

Gaurav Gupta said: (Sep 1, 2016)  
Sedative is a tranquilizer given to reduce pain. Similarly, we console to a person in grief.

Balaji said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
I think option D is also correct because ache means pain and extraction refer to extracting pain.

Sbbadhon41 said: (Apr 2, 2017)  
Sedative lessens the pain as the same way consolation lessens the grief.

Hassan said: (May 19, 2017)  
I agree with the given answer B.

Sai Anand Dheeraj said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
Actually, what we should look for is what does what.

Sedative gives relief from pain, Consoling gives relief from grief.

Pavan Deva said: (Feb 27, 2018)  
Both pain and grief reflects of meaning suffering.

Both sedative and consolation reflects calm or comfort from suffering.

So answer is B.

Mahanth said: (May 25, 2019)  
Sedative is used to calm a person in pain.

Consolation makes someone who is sad or disappointed feel better or calm.


Saanvi said: (Sep 10, 2019)  
Yes, correct. Thanks @Ramu.

Rahul said: (Sep 11, 2019)  
Pain can be calmed by seditive and grief can be calmed by consolation.

Sukshyne said: (Nov 12, 2020)  
Sedative is a substance injected into the body to alleviate the pains.

Meanwhile Consolation is not a substance injected into the body to mitigate grief but it somewhat perform same function with the use of spoken word.

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