Vocabulary Review for Police Officer Exam Study Guide (page 3)

Updated on Mar 16, 2011


  1. b. Brake is the word for a stopping device; break means to damage something.
  2. a. Meet means get together; meat is something you eat.
  3. a. Hire means to employ; higher is a comparative based on the word high.
  4. b. Scene is a place of occurrence; seen is the past participle of see.
  5. b. Whether indicates an alternative; weather pertains to temperature, moisture, wind, velocity, and atmospheric conditions.
  6. a. Passed indicates to undergo a trial or test with favorable results; past indicates no longer current.

Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary

  • Learn groups of synonyms for words.
  • Learn new words in context.
  • Memorize common word roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
  • Create and use flashcards regularly.
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