I was doing some questions and got stuck on this problem.

Gamble is to risk as...

a. hazard is to peril

b. plot is to predict

c. force is to reject

d. embrace is to encroach

e. battle is to brandish

Could someone please help me out?

Thank you in advance!


closed as off-topic by Mithrandir, Omega Krypton, Ankoganit, Glorfindel, Rubio Jul 15 at 12:37

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  • $\begingroup$ welcome here! sorry, but this seems not on-topic, according to the scope defined in the help center. such off-topic posts may get deleted or closed. please check the help center to see what questions you should/ can ask here on P.SE. happy puzzling! ;) $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jul 15 at 6:25
  • $\begingroup$ @OmegaKrypton; this sort of question appear regularly on IQ Tests, which sort of makes them a puzzle. If it was maths, x:y::z:?, we have loads of those types of the site. $\endgroup$ – JonMark Perry Jul 15 at 6:29
  • $\begingroup$ it seems like that this puzzle comes from elsewhere. please provide the source. unattributed work may get downvoted or even closed. happy puzzling ;) $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jul 15 at 6:39
  • $\begingroup$ @JonMarkPerry A math problem appearing on an IQ test wouldn’t be a puzzle despite it appearing there. Same for word analogies. This is something to know or recognize, not something to solve via reasoned process. It is off topic here. $\endgroup$ – Rubio Jul 15 at 12:37


(a). GAMBLE is a synonym of RISK, as is HAZARD to PERIL. The others aren't synonyms.

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    $\begingroup$ you are encouraging low-quality/ off-topic/ unattributed posts by answering them. please refrain from doing do in the future, and consider deleting this answer. thanks! $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Jul 15 at 6:40

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