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


TIDY : MESSY :: rough : gentle

  1. tumble
  2. gentle
  3. sandpaper

The best answer is gentle. The relationship between the first pair of words, TIDY and MESSY, is that of antonyms—words that have opposite meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must also be antonyms. Gentle is an antonym of rough.

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