Logical Reasoning - Analogies - Discussion

Every one of the following questions consists of a related pair of words, followed by five pairs of words. Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words.

16. 

PULSATE : THROB

[A]. walk : run
[B]. tired : sleep
[C]. examine : scrutinize
[D]. ballet : dancer
[E]. find : lose

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Pulsate and throb are synonyms, as are examine and scrutinize.

Balaraju said: (Dec 9, 2014)  
Scrutinize meaning is examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.

Krista said: (Mar 8, 2017)  
If you have a pain that is pulsating it is NOT the same as a pain that is throbbing. They are not true synonyms as they equate a different level of extremes.

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