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One-Word Substitution | English for Competitive Exams

Topic: One Word Substitution

1.A person who talks much is ...........( garrulous)

2. A person who loves mankind is .......... ( philanthropist)

3.A person who hates mankind is ............( misanthropist)

4. A person who does not believe in God is ...... ( atheist)

5. A person who cannot pay off his debts is...... ( insolvent)

6. A student who stays away from the school/class ...... (truant)

7. A person who stays away from alcoholic drinks...... ( teetotaler)

8. A person who remains indifferent to pain or pleasure ....... (stoic)

9. A person who looks at the bright side of life ........ ( optimist)

10 A person who looks at the dark side of life ........ ( pessimist)

11.A person who knows many languages..... ( linguist)

12. A person who is experience in a field ......... ( veteran)

13. A person who is new or inexperienced in a field...... ( novice)

14. A person who has sweet and friendly nature ........ ( amicable)

15. A person who believes easily...... ( credulous)

16. A person who dies for his country ........(martyr)

17. A person who does not love his country ....... ( traitor)

18. A place where birds are kept...... ( aviary)

19. A place where pigs are kept ..... ( sty)

20. A place for keeping dogs..... ( kennel)

21. A place where clothes are washed and ironed ..... ( laundry)

22. A place where fish are kept...... ( aquarium)

23. A place where fruits are grown......... (orchard)

24. A child born after the death of his father .... ( posthumous)

25. The act of killing human beings....... ( homicide)

26. Mass killing of the people of own kind....( genocide)

27. The dead body of a human being....... ( corpse)

28. The dead body of an animal........ ( carcass)

29. A place where dead bodies are kept temporarily.... ( mortuary)

30. An inscription on a tomb ..... ( epitaph)

31. A Vehicle for carrying dead bodies to the cemetery ( hearse)

32. A speech made without preparation ....... ( extempore)

33. A book containing names and address of people.... ( directory)

34. A word or term no more in use ........ ( obsolete)

35. Life account of a person ....... ( biography)

36. An account of life written by self...... ( autobiography)

37. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure... ( barometer)

38. An instrument for seeing distant objects more clearly.... ( binocular)

39. An instrument for tracing the movement of heart.... ( cardiograph)

40. A book containing information of all subjects........ ( encyclopedia)

41. A book of accounts showing debits and credits.... ( ledger)

42. The study of human society....... ( sociology)

43. The study of human origin, institutions and beliefs...... ( anthropology)

44. The science of the origin and history of universe....... (cosmology)

45. A specialist in mental disorders......... ( psychiatrist)

46. The science of the diseases of the human body...... ( pathology)

47. A doctor who treats the disease of bones..... ( orthopedic)

48. Revolot against a lawful authority...... ( mutiny)

49. A doctor who treats heart diseases..... ( cardiologist)

50. To cut off an infected part of a person's body....... ( amputate)


....... ( To be continued)

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