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vocabulary 1

Words from the reading: odd one out

 

1. Column A contains words from the reading; columns B to D contain words which are similar in meaning. However, one of the synonyms is not appropriate in the context of the reading. Enter the column number of this word in column E.

 

  A B C D E
a monopolise dominate control manage
b  predominance influence  domination pre-eminence
c  outlook forecast vision prospect
d unduly disproportionately excessively utterly
e pessimistic sullen despondent bleak
f pronounced striking assured marked
g stem curb restrain oppose
h adopt embrace utilise ratify
i apparent credible seeming clear
j abandon abdicate relinquish discontinue
k observer commentator scholar critic
l root fundamental source inception

 

  

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