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Thursday, 16 August 2018

One Word Substitution 1

One Word Substitution
1. One who has become dependent on something or drugs – ……Addict

2. Fear of being enclosed in small closed space –………. Claustrophobia

3. Call upon God or any other power (like law) for help or protection – ……..Invocation

4. Severely abusive writing in journals – …………………………………Scurrilous

5. A person who opposes war or use of military force – ………………………Pacifist

6. One not concerned with right or wrong – ………………….Amoral

7. Something no longer in use –…………………………..Obsolete

8. Stealthily done (something done in a quiet and secret way in order to avoid being noticed) – …………………………………………………Surreptitious

9. Words written on a tomb –……………………………………….Epitaph

10. A person with a long experience of any occupation – ….Veteran

11. Something capable of being done – …………………………….Feasible

12. A person coming to a foreign land to settle there – ……………...Immigrant

13. Anything which is no longer in use – …………………………………………………………..Obsolete

14. A person who is unable to pay debts – ……………………………………………………….Insolvent

15. Capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses, and therefore not definite – ……………………………………………………………………….Ambiguous

16. A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of drama – ……………………………………Epilogue
17. Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money – …………………Fraud

18. Flat metal or Porcelain plate fixed on a wall as an ornament or memorial – ….Plaque

19. To cut something into two pieces – …………………………………………………………Sever

 20. Succession of rulers belonging to one family – ………………………………………Dynasty

 21. To seize control of a vehicle in order to force it to go to a new destination or demand something – …………………………………………………………………..……………Hijack

 22. Lasting only for a moment -  …………………………………………………………Momentary

23. One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain – …………………………………………..Stoic

 24. The practice or art of choosing, cooking, and eating good food – ………..Gastronomy

25. Killing of a child – …………………………………………………………………….Infanticide

 26. One who believes in offering equal opportunities to women in all spheres – …………………………………………………………………Feminist

 27. One who studies election trend by means of opinion polls – ………………Psephologist

 28. A doctor who treats children – ………………………………………………Paediatrician

29. One who can think about the future with imagination and wisdom – ……….Visionary

30. Give and receive mutually - ……………………………………………………Reciprocate

31. A building where an audience sits –………………………………………Auditorium

32. The first model of a new device –………………………………….Prototype

33. Tough tissues in joints –………………………………………….. Ligaments

34. The study of maps – ………………………………………………….Cartography


35. A person who breaks into houses in order to steal –……………………………………. Burglar 

36. The study of the origin and history of words –……………………………………….. Etymology 

37. One who can walk on ropes (tightrope walker)–………………………………… Funambulist

 38. Belonging to all parts of the world – ……………………………………….Cosmopolitan

39. One who hates mankind – ……………………………………………………….Misanthrope

 40. One who goes to settle in another country – ……………………………………….Emigrant

41. Constant efforts to achieve something – ………………………………………….Perseverance 

 42. A person who believes in total abolition of war –………………………………. Pacifist

 43. A four footed animal – ………………………………………………………………..Quadruped (

 44. Ready to believe anything – ………………………………………………..Credulous 

 45. That which lasts for a short time – ……………………………………………Transitory 

46. Indifference to pleasure or pain – …………………………….Stoicism 

 47. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence or judge and give their verdict (decision) – …………………………………………………………………………………..Jury

 48. The essential or characteristic customs , habits and conventions of a society or community – ………………………………………………………………………………………Mores 

49. A system of Government in which only one political party is allowed to function – …………………………………………………………………………………….Totalitarianism  

50. One who collects coins – …………………………………………………Numismatist  
51. Violation of something holy or sacred – …………………………………..Sacrilege 

52. A broad road bordered with trees - ………………………………………………Boulevard 

 53. Animals who live in herds – ………………………………………..………………..Gregarious 

 54. The murder of parents or near relative – …………………………………………Parricide 

55. A mild or indirect expression substituted for an offensive or harsh one – ………………………………………………………………………………………Euphemism 

56. One who believes in no government and therefore incites disorder in a state - ………………………………………………………………………..Anarchist 

57. One who secretly listens to talks of others – ………………………….Eavesdropper 

58. Science of diseases – …………………………………………………………………….Pathology 

 59. One who is beyond reforms – ……………………………………………………..Incorrigible 

 60. Concluding part of a literary work - …………………………………………………Epilogue  

61. The act of killing whole group of people, especially a whole race – ……………..Genocide 

62. One who stays away from school without permission – …………………………………..Truant  
63. A person without training or experience in a skill or subject – …………………………Novice 
64. Dissection of a dead body to find the cause of the death – ……………………………Autopsy 
65. The study of religion and religious ideas and beliefs - ………………………………….Theology
66. One who is indifferent to pain and pleasure – ………………………………………………..Stoic 67. A place where Jews worship according to their religion – ………………………….Synagogue  68. An area of land that is controlled by a ruler – ………………………………………..Dominion  69. One who is greedy – ……………………………………………………………Voracious 
70. Simple, fast-spreading plant without flowers or leaves, which can often cause disease – ………………………………………………………………………………Fungus 
71. Dry weather with no rainfall – ……………………………………………………….Drought 

72. Too much official formality – ………………………………………………………Red-tapism 

73. Living together of a man and woman without being married to each other (live in relationship) – ………………………………………………………………………………Concubinage 
74. A place where government / public records are kept - ………………………………..Archive 

75. A place where all religions are honoured - …………………………………………………Secular

76. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health - …………………………Hypochondria  

77. Without risk of punishment - ………………………………………………………….Impunity 

78. Deep in thought - ………………………………………………………Pensive

79. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes – ……………………………….Wag 

80. A sly look that is lustful – ………………………………………………………………Leer 

81. Irresistible craving for alcoholic drinks –……………………………Dipsomania 

82. A hater of mankind – ……………………………………………………….Misanthrope 

83. A remedy for all diseases – ……………………………………………Panacea 

84. Something that is poisonous and unhealthy - ………………………………………….Toxic 

85. The worship of idols or images – ……………………….Idolatry 

86. A place where nuns live and work – …………………………………Convent  

87. Violation of something holy and sacred – ……………………….Sacrilege 

88. One who destroys images or attacks popular beliefs – ………………………………Iconoclast 

89. Feeding on food made of both plant and flesh – ……………………………………Omnivorous  

90. A woman having more than one husband at the same time – ……………………Polyandry 

91. A den for small animals – …………………………………………………………………………………Hutch 
92. To take back, withdraw or renounce – …………………………………………………………….Recant
93. The habit of always admiring oneself - ……………………………………………Narcissism  

94. One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle difference – …………………………………………………………………………Intermediary
95. One who deserts his principle or believes – ……………………………………….Renegade 

96. Property handled down after the death of a person – ……………………………Inheritance 

97. One who breaks the established traditions and image – ………………………….Iconoclast 

98. One who believes in that gaining pleasure is the most important thing in life – ……………………………………………………………………………………Hedonist
99. Building in which a dead body is kept for a time – …………………………..………..Mortuary 

100. Experts in the scientific study of birds – ……………………………………Ornithology  
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