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ESL Vocabulary Resources - Learn to Speak English

Odd Word Out: Exercise 3

ESLgolc.com Vocabulary Quiz 

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

1. defeat

abundant

overthrow

conquer

vanquish

2. pardon

absolve

excuse

forgive

assemble

3. faithful

robust

loyal

devoted

true

4. feeble

weak

frail

faint

ruthless

5. still

corrupt

tranquil

serene

placid

6. plunder

quiver

shudder

vibrate

shake

7. forsake

abandon

prophesy

desert

leave

8. clasp

dash

clutch

grasp

grip

9. lustrous

courageous

bold

brave

daring

10. slothful

zealous

fervent

ardent

zestful

11. rare

scarce

unusual

moderate

extraordinary

12. detest

entice

hate

loathe

abhor

13. sturdy

tough

hardy

stalwart

vivid

14. linger

revolve

rotate

spin

turn

15. abolish

eliminate

expel

discharge

engulf

16. false

fake

counterfeit

genuine

bogus

17. voyage

riddle

journey

exursion

expedition

18. myth

legend

tale

festive

fable

19. jerk

yank

pull

snap

tug

20. hamper

seize

take

snatch

capture

21. illusion

dream

derision

vision

fantasy

22. attempt

try

endeavor

muffle

essay

23. strike

assault

deter

punch

pound

24. astonished

elated

shocked

amazed

flabbergasted

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