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

SURVIVE : PERISH :: grow : shrink

  1. expand
  2. shrink
  3. plants

The best answer is shrink. The relationship between the first pair of words, SURVIVE and PERISH, is that of antonyms—words that have opposite meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must also be antonyms. Shrink is an antonym of grow.

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