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

LACE : DELICATE :: cactus : prickly

  1. prickly
  2. saguaro
  3. desert

The best answer is prickly. The relationship between the first pair of words, lace and delicate, is descriptive—one word describes the other word. Therefore, the second pair of words must also have a descriptive relationship. Prickly describes cactus.

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