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Are you good with words? Is your vocabulary very strong? Here we have similar or different words quiz for you to test your knowledge. In this quiz, you will need to face questions related to the words with the same, different, or even opposite meanings. Let's see how well you have got this. Answer as many questions as you can, and try to get a score as high as possible. Best of luck to you with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - outcome

    • A.

      Affect

    • B.

      Result

    • C.

      Upshot

    • D.

      Effect

    Correct Answer
    A. Affect
    Explanation
    The word "affect" does not have a similar meaning to "outcome." "Affect" refers to the influence or impact that something has on someone or something else, while "outcome" refers to the result or consequence of an action or event. While both words are related to the consequences of something, they have distinct meanings and cannot be used interchangeably.

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  • 2. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - comprise

    • A.

      Compose

    • B.

      Cover

    • C.

      Contain

    • D.

      Encompass

    Correct Answer
    A. Compose
    Explanation
    The word "compose" does not have a similar meaning to "comprise". While "comprise" means to consist of or be made up of something, "compose" means to create or form something. Therefore, "compose" is the correct answer as it does not have a similar meaning to "comprise".

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  • 3. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - energize

    • A.

      Rejuvenate

    • B.

      Strengthen

    • C.

      Enervate

    • D.

      Uplift

    Correct Answer
    C. Enervate
    Explanation
    The word "enervate" does not have a similar meaning to "energize." While "energize" means to give someone or something energy or vitality, "enervate" means to weaken or drain someone or something of energy or vitality. Therefore, "enervate" is the opposite of "energize" and does not have a similar meaning.

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  • 4. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - populated

    • A.

      Crowded

    • B.

      Packed

    • C.

      Populous

    • D.

      Populace

    Correct Answer
    D. Populace
    Explanation
    The word "populace" does not have a similar meaning to "populated." "Populated" refers to an area that is inhabited or filled with people, while "populace" refers to the people living in a particular place or country. While both words are related to people, "populace" does not convey the same idea of a place being filled with people as "populated" does.

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  • 5. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - condemn

    • A.

      Critique

    • B.

      Disparage

    • C.

      Criticize

    • D.

      Censure

    Correct Answer
    A. Critique
    Explanation
    The word "critique" does not have a similar meaning to "condemn". While "condemn" means to express strong disapproval or to pronounce a punishment, "critique" refers to a detailed analysis or evaluation of something, often offering both positive and negative feedback. It involves a thoughtful examination rather than outright disapproval or punishment. Therefore, "critique" is the word that does not have a similar meaning to "condemn".

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  • 6. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - amiss

    • A.

      Improper

    • B.

      Unsuitable

    • C.

      Avoid

    • D.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    C. Avoid
    Explanation
    The word "avoid" does not have a similar meaning to "amiss." While "amiss" means something is wrong or not quite right, "avoid" means to stay away from or prevent something from happening. It does not indicate any sense of something being wrong or incorrect.

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  • 7. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - except

    • A.

      Bar

    • B.

      Accept

    • C.

      Exclude

    • D.

      Ban

    Correct Answer
    B. Accept
    Explanation
    The word "accept" does not have a similar meaning to the other words listed. "Bar" means to prohibit or exclude someone or something, "exclude" means to deliberately leave out or not include, and "ban" means to officially or legally prohibit or forbid something. However, "accept" means to receive or agree to something willingly.

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  • 8. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - rudimentary

    • A.

      Basic

    • B.

      Elementary

    • C.

      Simple

    • D.

      Mature

    Correct Answer
    D. Mature
    Explanation
    The word "mature" has a completely different meaning compared to the other options. While the other words - basic, elementary, and simple - all refer to something that is fundamental or uncomplicated, "mature" means fully developed or grown. This word implies a higher level of complexity and sophistication, which is opposite to the meaning of "rudimentary."

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  • 9. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - equanimity

    • A.

      Contradictory

    • B.

      Self-control

    • C.

      Calmness

    • D.

      Poise

    Correct Answer
    A. Contradictory
    Explanation
    The word "contradictory" does not have a similar meaning to "equanimity." While "equanimity" refers to a state of calmness and composure, "contradictory" means something that is inconsistent or conflicting. Therefore, "contradictory" cannot be considered a word with a similar meaning to "equanimity."

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  • 10. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - contradict

    • A.

      Gainsay

    • B.

      Oppose

    • C.

      Disparage

    • D.

      Tarnish

    Correct Answer
    A. Gainsay
    Explanation
    The word "gainsay" has the most similar meaning to "contradict". It means to deny or dispute the truth or validity of something.

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  • 11. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - argumentative

    • A.

      Strident

    • B.

      Confrontational

    • C.

      Irreverent

    • D.

      Vociferous

    Correct Answer
    B. Confrontational
    Explanation
    The word "argumentative" refers to someone who is inclined to argue or engage in disputes. Similarly, "confrontational" describes a person who tends to be aggressive or combative in their approach, often seeking conflict or confrontation. Therefore, "confrontational" is the word with the most similar meaning to "argumentative."

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  • 12. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - expedite

    • A.

      Beckon

    • B.

      Exterminate

    • C.

      Disrespect

    • D.

      Facilitate

    Correct Answer
    D. Facilitate
    Explanation
    The word "expedite" means to speed up or make something happen more quickly. The word "facilitate" also means to make something easier or smoother, which is similar in meaning to "expedite." Therefore, "facilitate" is the word that has the most similar meaning to "expedite."

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  • 13. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - condescend

    • A.

      Criticize

    • B.

      Usurp

    • C.

      Patronize

    • D.

      Contribute

    Correct Answer
    C. Patronize
    Explanation
    The word "condescend" means to behave in a superior or arrogant manner towards others. The word "patronize" also carries a similar meaning, as it refers to treating someone with a sense of superiority or condescension. Therefore, "patronize" is the word with the most similar meaning to "condescend" among the given options.

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  • 14. 

    Word with not a similar meaning to - recalcitrant

    • A.

      Obstinate

    • B.

      Pessimistic

    • C.

      Intractable

    • D.

      Disobedient

    Correct Answer
    B. Pessimistic
    Explanation
    The word "pessimistic" does not have a similar meaning to "recalcitrant." While "recalcitrant" refers to someone who is stubbornly resistant to authority or control, "pessimistic" refers to having a negative or gloomy outlook on life or a situation. These words describe different attitudes or behaviors, making "pessimistic" the word that does not have a similar meaning to "recalcitrant."

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  • 15. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - suffuse

    • A.

      Overspread

    • B.

      Shrink

    • C.

      Obstruct

    • D.

      Renounce

    Correct Answer
    A. Overspread
    Explanation
    The word "suffuse" means to spread or fill with a particular quality or emotion. The word "overspread" also means to spread or cover something completely, making it the word with the most similar meaning to "suffuse".

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  • 16. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - aggrandize

    • A.

      Presume

    • B.

      Understand

    • C.

      Exaggerate

    • D.

      Appease

    Correct Answer
    C. Exaggerate
    Explanation
    The word "aggrandize" means to exaggerate or make something appear larger or more important than it actually is. Therefore, the word with the most similar meaning to "aggrandize" is "exaggerate".

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  • 17. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - sodden

    • A.

      Saturated

    • B.

      Incomplete

    • C.

      Worthless

    • D.

      Rudimentary

    Correct Answer
    A. Saturated
    Explanation
    The word "sodden" means to be soaked or saturated with liquid. Therefore, the word with the most similar meaning to "sodden" is "saturated."

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  • 18. 

    Word with the most similar meaning to - stability

    • A.

      Complicity

    • B.

      Veracity

    • C.

      Conspiracy

    • D.

      Homeostasis

    Correct Answer
    D. Homeostasis
    Explanation
    Homeostasis refers to the ability of an organism or system to maintain internal stability and balance. It involves regulating various physiological processes to keep conditions within a narrow range. This is similar to stability, which also implies a state of balance and consistency. Complicity, veracity, and conspiracy do not have similar meanings as they refer to different concepts altogether.

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  • 19. 

    Word with the opposite meaning to- fecund

    • A.

      Productive

    • B.

      Abundant

    • C.

      Barren

    • D.

      Unfriendly

    Correct Answer
    C. Barren
    Explanation
    The word "fecund" refers to something that is fertile or productive. The opposite of this would be "barren," which means infertile or unproductive. Therefore, "barren" is the word with the opposite meaning to "fecund."

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  • 20. 

    Word with the opposite meaning to - tawdry

    • A.

      Prosperous

    • B.

      Clean

    • C.

      Privileged

    • D.

      Tasteful

    Correct Answer
    D. Tasteful
    Explanation
    The word "tawdry" means cheap or gaudy, usually referring to something that is showy but lacking in style or elegance. Therefore, the word with the opposite meaning to "tawdry" would be "tasteful," which implies something that is refined, elegant, and of good taste.

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  • 21. 

    Word with the opposite meaning to - pragmatic

    • A.

      Irrational

    • B.

      Impractical

    • C.

      Exuberant

    • D.

      Realistic

    Correct Answer
    B. Impractical
    Explanation
    The word "pragmatic" means being practical, realistic, and focused on achieving practical results. Therefore, the word with the opposite meaning would be "impractical," which means not practical or not capable of being put into practice.

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  • 22. 

    Word with the opposite meaning to - absolve

    • A.

      Condemn

    • B.

      Pardon

    • C.

      Free

    • D.

      Exonerate

    Correct Answer
    A. Condemn
    Explanation
    The word "absolve" means to free someone from blame or guilt. The word "condemn" is the opposite of absolve as it means to express strong disapproval or to pronounce guilty. Therefore, "condemn" is the word with the opposite meaning to "absolve".

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