List of important One Word Substitution An allowance made to a wife by her husband, when they are legally separated - Alimony One who believes everything he or she hears - Credulous Incapable of error - Infallible One who compiles a dictionary - Lexicographer A gathering at a religious place - Congregation A place where birds are kept - Aviary Art of working with metals - Metallurgy Rules governing socially acceptable behaviour - Etiquette Lasting for a very short time - Ephemeral A person who is easily deceived or tricked - Gullible Submission to all that happens as inevitable - Fatalism One who is unable to pay one’s debt - Bankrupt/Insolvent An opinion contrary to popular belief - Heresy One who studies mankind - Anthropologist A collection of poems - Anthology To officially take private property away to seize - Confiscate Someone having many skills - Versatile Something which is imagined to be real but actually doesnot exist - Figment Someone who scientifically studies the b


List of important one word substitution   A room where dead bodies are kept until burial - Mortuary One who tends to patronize, rebuff or ignore peopleregarded as social inferiors and imitate, admire people regarded as social superiors - Snob One who will do any job for anyone for money - Mercenary Speech delivered without preparation - Extempore A person's peculiar habit - Idiosyncracy Act of mercy killing - Euthanasia A humorous drawing dealing with current events or politics - Cartoon Action that is likely to make people very angry - Inflammatory That which cannot be avoided - inevitable Showing a dislike of anything improper - prim A person who leaves his own country in order to go and live in another - emigrant Walking in sleep - Somnambulism Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication - Defamation A story in which animals or objects speak and give wholesome moral lesson - Fable A study of ancient things - Archaeology One who has long experience

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 List of important One Word Substitution  Operation of the body after death - post-mortem Not allowing the passage of light - Opaque Science regarding principles of classification - taxonomy That which is no longer fashionable or in use – obsolete Belief in many gods - pantheism Murder of a king – regicide A place where birds are kept – Aviary An apartment building in which each apartment is ownedseparately by the people living in it, but also containing shared areas – condominium A study of the human race – Anthropology A round or cylindrical container used for storing thingssuch as food, chemicals or rolls of film – Canister A place of permanent residence – Domicile Chanting of magic spells – Incartation A group of three books, films etc. That have the same subjector characters – Trilogy An expert in an area of the fine or other arts – Connoisseur The art of preserving skin of animals, birds, fishes – Taxidermy Stealing of ideas or writings of someone else – Plagiarism A school b


List of One Word Substitution   1. An underhand device resorted to in order to justify misconduct - Stratagem 2. One who hides away on a ship to obtain a free passage – Stowaway 3. A post with little work but high salary – Sinecure 4. Impossible to describe – Ineffable 5. Clues available at a scene – circumstantial 6. One who criticises popular beliefs which he thinks is mistaken or unwise – Iconoclast 7. An unexpected piece of good fortune – windfall 8. Detaining and confining someone – Interment 9. An emolument over and above fixed income or salary – Honorarium 10. Science of the races of mankind- Ethnology 11. The animals of a particular region – Fauna 12. An inscription on a tomb – epitaph 13. Something that causes death – Fatal/Deadly 14. Release of a prisoner from jail on certain terms and condition – Parole 15. A person who writes decoratively - Calligrapher 16. Feeling inside you which tells you what is right and what is wrong – conscience 17. One who loves books – Bibliophil


Important vocabs for all exams  Exposition - Explanation of a theory or fact. किसी सिद्धांत अथवा तथ्य का स्पष्टीकरण । Doom - Destruction, Downfall. विनाश अथवा पतन। Outburst- A sudden and strong expression on emotion, especially anger. भड़ास। Critique - Written criticism. लिखित आलोचना Cynic - One who doubts everything. जो हर बात पर संदेह करता है। Coffer - The place where all the money is kept. खजाना Caricature - An exaggerated picture of a person or thing as to cause laughter. हंसाने के उद्देश्य किसी व्यक्ति अथवा वस्तु के तस्वीर को मजाकिया अंदाज में प्रस्तुत करना। Exemplary - Extremely good which may be an example to other people. अनुकरणीय अथवा दृष्टांत। Exquisite - Extremely beautiful and delicate. अत्यधिक सुंदर और मनोरम। Deadly - Fatal, which causes death. जानलेवा अथवा घातक। Exonerate - To free someone from all charges. दोष अथवा आरोप से मुक्त करना। Esoteric - Mysterious things known to a few People. रहस्यमयी जिसे सिर्फ कुछ लोग जानते हैं। Infanticide - The act of killing an infant.


IMPORTANT VOCABULARY FOR SSC EXAMS Word Meaning Grouch To grumble or complain- शिकायत करना अथवा फरियाद करना Sterling Of excellent quality Stimulate To encourage or excite - प्रेरित करना Withstand To confront - सामना करना Yield To produce - उपलब्ध कराना Blueprint A plan showing how to achieve something -कुछ बनाने की कार्य योजना Foe Enemy - शत्रु Implicate To bring charge against someone - किसी पर आरोप लगाना या उसे फसाना Prolific Producing a lot - उपजाऊ Profound Deep (knowledge) भरपूर ज्ञान Polarization The act of separating groups on some basis- ध्रुवीकरण Plunge To fall something quickly- तेजी से नीचे आना अथवा गिरना Perpetual Continuous for a long time - सदाबहार Glimpse A quick look at something - झलक Gaze To look fixedly - सरसरी निगाह से


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