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.
Tangible means real, as in
something you can actually touch.
For example, if your parents wanna give you
tangible proof that they love you, they might
get you a new car.
Though that argument might not work with them.
So let's look at A - vague.
Vague means unclear or undefined.
Your parents' vague rules might lead you to
having a very tangible house party,
but vague and tangible are complete opposites.
Next up: B - visionary.
If someone is visionary,
it means that they're impractical and
idealistic on the good side of that.
So it's like the idea that you're gonna make it in the NFL
even though you're skinny, five foot eight,
and really slow at running.
All right, well, since tangible means real
and visionary means, well, kinda unrealistic,
B can't be our answer.
And then there's D - cursory.
Cursory is normally used to describe
how you look at something, like a cursory glance,
which means a quick look-over.
You might give only a cursory glance to the receipt
after you decide to blow your paycheck on an X-Box.
Which leaves us with C - material.
Material means made out of matter
and things made out of matter, well, you can actually touch,
which makes material a synonym of tangible.
So the correct answer is C - material. And remember,
never be ashamed of what you're reading.
Uh, well, maybe sometimes.
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