Skills

Levels

Odd Word Out: Exercise 1

In each line, choose the word that is different from the others in meaning.

1. tidy

neat

ponder

clean

orderly

2. manage

direct

organize

control

various

3. scheme

suitable

plan

design

undertaking

4. primary

presume

suppose

assume

believe

5. foolish

silly

absurd

smooth

ridiculous

6. uncertain

marvelous

wonderful

amazing

great

7. pleasant

fragile

delicate

frail

breakable

8. wreck

ruin

destroy

spoil

decent

9. disaster

catastrophe

tragedy

doubt

calamity

10. prompt

immediate

punish

quick

rapid

11. stretch

private

confidential

personal

secret

12. proclaim

announce

declare

publish

chastise

13. border

ignore

boundary

edge

margin

14. bare

contrary

naked

nude

undressed

15. rigid

puzzle

stiff

firm

unbending

16. fragment

splinter

piece

fearful

chip

17. vast

huge

enormous

value

immense

18. obtain

gain

lean

acquire

procure

19. idle

vague

ambiguous

unclear

obscure

20. narrate

tell

abuse

relate

describe

21. soggy

origin

soaked

drenched

wet

22. supply

gentle

tender

soft

mild

23. produce

create

make

charge

manufacture

24. modify

donate

alter

transform

change

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