Delete but only if exact

I am trying to delete several words from my file but because two words are similar it deletes both. i.e. if I have PEARS, APPLES AND RED APPLES I only want to delete PEARS AND APPLES but keep all rows containing RED APPLES and the header row.

Could an expert help me with VBA code to do this please. .

Thanks in advance
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If your words are on Col A

pls try

Sub macro1()
LastRow = Range("A" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row
For Idx = LastRow To 2 Step -1
    If Cells(Idx, "A") = "APPLE" Or Cells(Idx, "A") = "PEARS" Then
        Cells(Idx, "A").EntireRow.Delete
    End If
End Sub


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OR you could use a filter to select the ones with APPLES And the ones with PEARS

to delete them and the clear the filter
JagwarmanAuthor Commented:
Perfect Rgonzo1971 many thanks
JagwarmanAuthor Commented:
always delivers thanks
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