IMPORTANT ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

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 – Bibliophile

18. Speaking without preparation – Extempore

19. Special trial of the Head of State by Parliament – Impeachment

20. Loss of memory – Amnesia

21. Someone able to use both hands with equal skill – Ambidextrous

22. To struggle helplessly – Flounder

23. To look at someone in an angry or threatening way – Glower

24. Pertaining to cattle – Bovine

25. A raised place on which offerings to a God are made – altar

26. Cure for all diseases – Panacea

27. A guide-post pointing out the way for a place - finger-post

28. A person who thinks only about himself’ and not about others’ needs -egocentric

29. Something that cannot be explained – inexplicable

30. A written declaration made on oath in the presence of a magistrate - affidavit

31.Operation of the body after death - post-mortem

32.Not allowing the passage of light - Opaque

33.Science regarding principles of classification - taxonomy

34.That which is no longer fashionable or in use – obsolete

35.Belief in many gods - pantheism

36.Murder of a king – regicide

37.A place where birds are kept – Aviary

38.An apartment building in which each apartment is ownedseparately by the people living in it, but also containing shared areas – condominium

39.A study of the human race – Anthropology

40.A round or cylindrical container used for storing thingssuch as food, chemicals or rolls of film – Canister

41.A place of permanent residence – Domicile

42.Chanting of magic spells – Incartation

43.A group of three books, films etc. That have the same subjector characters – Trilogy

44.An expert in an area of the fine or other arts – Connoisseur

45.The art of preserving skin of animals, birds, fishes – Taxidermy

46.Stealing of ideas or writings of someone else – Plagiarism

47.A school boy who cuts classes frequently is - Truant

48.One who hates women – Misogynist

49.A person who consumes human flesh -Cannibal

50.Detailed plan of a journey – Schedule

51.One who cannot be corrected - Incorrigible

52.A general pardon granted by the Government to political offenders – Amnesty

53.An excessively morbid desire to steal – kleptomania

54.One who is unaffected or indifferent to joy, pain, pleasure or grief – Stoic

55.A study of sounds is known as – phonetics

56.A person specially interested in the study of coins and medals – numismatist

57.A person in a vehicle or on horseback escorting another vehicle – Escort

58.To reduce to nothing – Null

59.A person of obscure position who has gained wealth – Parvenu

60.A person who is greatly respected because of wisdom – venerable

61.A word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase – Acronym

62.Intentional destruction of racial groups. - Genocide

63.That which has a double meaning – ambiguous

64.Governed by a sense of duty – conscientious

65.The depository where state records and documents are preserved – archive

66.Incapable of making errors – infallible

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