ASVAB Word Knowledge 1.2 Vocab List

ASVAB Word Knowledge 1.2 Vocab List. Which word is closest in meaning to tangible?

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And here are the potential answers.

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Tangible means real, as in

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something you can actually touch.

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For example, if your parents wanna give you

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tangible proof that they love you, they might

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get you a new car.

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Though that argument might not work with them.

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So let's look at A - vague.

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Vague means unclear or undefined.

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Your parents' vague rules might lead you to

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having a very tangible house party,

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but vague and tangible are complete opposites.

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Next up: B - visionary.

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If someone is visionary,

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it means that they're impractical and

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idealistic on the good side of that.

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So it's like the idea that you're gonna make it in the NFL

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even though you're skinny, five foot eight,

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and really slow at running.

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All right, well, since tangible means real

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and visionary means, well, kinda unrealistic,

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B can't be our answer.

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And then there's D - cursory.

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Cursory is normally used to describe

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how you look at something, like a cursory glance,

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which means a quick look-over.

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You might give only a cursory glance to the receipt

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after you decide to blow your paycheck on an X-Box.

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Which leaves us with C - material.

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Material means made out of matter

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and things made out of matter, well, you can actually touch,

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which makes material a synonym of tangible.

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So the correct answer is C - material. And remember,

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never be ashamed of what you're reading.

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Uh, well, maybe sometimes.

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