Skills

Levels

Odd Word Out, Exercise 4

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

1. cover

mask

facade

cavern

front

2. filthy

stingy

dirty

grimy

unclean

3. hint

clue

warranty

implication

suggestion

4. reduce

demolish

diminish

decrease

abate

5. educated

learned

erudite

advocated

knowledgeable

6. miserable

despondent

forlorn

depressed

determined

7. permission

commission

consent

approval

clearance

8. pledge

prize

award

trophy

medal

9. skinny

slim

dense

slender

lean

10. explain

clarify

illustrate

elucidate

eradicate

11. expert

severe

authority

specialist

ace

12. strict

husky

stern

austere

stringent

13. stow

stop

halt

pause

stall

14. hurt

harm

injure

wound

hasten

15. jeopardy

danger

peril

solace

threat

16. crowd

mob

slob

throng

flock

17. remove

withdraw

extract

dislodge

devout

18. lift

absorb

elevate

raise

hoist

19. song

tune

anthem

hymn

memento

20. force

compel

coerce

flog

bully

21. colossal

trivial

petty

minor

slight

22. mend

fix

refund

repair

patch up

23. cling

foreign

alien

imported

exotic

24. deteriorate

worsen

decline

delete

degenerate

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