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Academic Vocabulary Exercise 18

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

1. tidy 1.2 neat 1.2 ponder 1.3 clean 1.4 orderly
2. manage 2.1 direct 2.2 organize 2.3 control 2.4 various
3. scheme 3.1 suitable 3.2 plan 3.3 design 3.4 undertaking
4. primary 4.1 presume 4.2 suppose 4.3 assume 4.4 believe
5. foolish 5.1 silly 5.2 absurd 5.3 smooth 5.4 ridiculous
6. uncertain 6.1 marvelous 6.2 wonderful 6.3 amazing 6.4 great
7. pleasant 7.1 fragile 7.2 delicate 7.3 frail 7.4 breakable
8. wreck 8.1 ruin 8.2 destroy 8.3 spoil 8.4 decent
9. disaster 9.1 catastrophe 9.2 tragedy 9.3 doubt 9.4 calamity
10. prompt 10.1 immediate 10.2 punish 10.3 quick 10.4 rapid
11. stretch 11.1 private 11.2 confidential 11.3 personal 11.4 secret
12. proclaim 12.1 announce 12.2 declare 12.3 publish 12.4 chastise
13. border 13.1 ignore 13.2 boundary 13.3 edge 13.4 margin
14. bare 14.1 contrary 14.2 naked 14.3 nude 14.4 undressed
15. rigid 15.1 puzzle 15.2 stiff 15.3 firm 15.4 unbending
16. fragment 16.1 splinter 16.2 piece 16.3 fearful 16.4 chip
17. vast 17.1 huge 17.2 enormous 17.3 value 17.4 immense
18. obtain 18.1 gain 18.2 lean 18.3 acquire 18.4 procure
19. idle 19.1 vague 19.2 ambiguous 19.3 unclear 19.4 obscure
20. narrate 20.1 tell 20.2 abuse 20.3 relate 20.4 describe
21. soggy 21.1 origin 21.2 soaked 21.3 drenched 21.4 wet
22. supply 22.1 gentle 22.2 tender 22.3 soft 22.4 mild
23. produce 23.1 create 23.2 make 23.3 charge 23.4 manufacture
24. modify 24.1 donate 24.2 alter 24.3 transform 24.4 change
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