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In each of the following questions, a related pair of words or phrases is followed by five lettered pairs of words or phrases. Select the lettered pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the original pair.

EVANESCENT : DISAPPEAR

  1. Transparent, penetrate
  2. Onerous, struggle
  3. Feckless, succeed
  4. Illusory, exceed
  5. Pliant, yield. 
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EVANESCENT: lasting for only a short time,then disappearing quickly and being forgotten
DISAPPEAR: if people or things disappear,they go somewhere where they cannot be seen or found

1.Transparent: If a ​substance or ​object is transparent, you can ​see through it very ​clearly
Penetrate: to move into or through something
2.Onerous: difficult to do or needing a lot of effort
Struggle: to experience difficulty and make a very great effort in order to do something
3.Feckless:weak in character and lacking determination
Succeed:If you succeed,you achieve something that you have been aiming for,and if a plan or piece of work succeeds,it has the results that you wanted
4.Illusory:an idea or belief that is not true
Exceed:to be greater than a number or amount,or to go past an allowed limit
5.Pliant: Pliant people are easily influenced or controlled by other people
Yield:to supply or produce something positive such as a profit,an amount of food or information

 

2.Onerous - Struggle
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(Transparent, penetrate) seems to be the right one
pliant =>

easily influenced or directed; yielding.

"the tsar had replaced him with a more pliant successor"

yeild =>

give way to arguments, demands, or pressure.

"the Western powers now yielded when they should have resisted"

Why not these 2 ?
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