What word completes the analogy?
(What is an analogy?)

LANKY : ROUND :: recover : lose

  1. regain
  2. lose
  3. empty

The best answer is lose. The relationship between the first pair of words, lanky and round, is that of antonyms—words that have opposite meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must also be antonyms. Lose is an antonym of recover.

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