Skills

Levels

Odd Word Out, Exercise 2

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

1. detach

remove

steady

unfasten

separate

2. obstacle

dismiss

difficulty

hardship

dilemma

3. sort

kind

type

class

weep

4. still

hushed

quiet

channel

silent

5. nature

slender

slim

thin

narrow

6. terminate

end

finish

conclude

steep

7. horrible

docile

awful

terrible

dreadful

8. fertile

common

usual

ordinary

customary

9. respect

esteem

regard

confine

honor

10. opponent

rival

adversary

enemy

slope

11. wages

draft

salary

earnings

income

12. awkward

trash

rubbish

junk

garbage

13. sensible

weary

wise

prudent

sound

14. fraction

portion

section

scent

part

15. consume

urge

persuade

exhort

coax

16. site

location

spot

damp

place

17. blunder

mistake

vessel

oversight

error

18. succint

bright

radiant

brilliant

gleaming

19. conceal

hide

smash

camouflage

disguise

20. omit

prefer

overlook

disregard

neglect

21. procedure

method

approach

process

benefit

22. hinder

precious

prevent

obstruct

halt

23. display

show

exhibit

command

demonstrate

24. delete

erase

eliminate

remove

refuse

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