One Word substitution

List Of One Word Substitution

One Word SubstitutionGeneric terms
An act of abdicating or renouncing the throneAbdication
An annual calendar containing important dates and statistical information such as astronomical data and tide tablesAlmanac
A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that is born in water and breathes with gillsAmphibian
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political oneAllegory
A statement or proposition on which an abstractly defined structure is basedAxiom
A nation or person engaged in war or conflict, as recognized by international lawBelligerent
An examination of tissue removed from a living body to discover the presence, cause or extent of a diseaseBiopsy
The action or offence of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things; profane talkBlasphemy
The arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrenceChronology
A vigorous campaign for political, social, or religious changeCrusade
Lasting for a very short timeEphemeral
Spoken or done without preparationExtempore
Release someone from a duty or obligationExonerate
Fond of companyGregarious
Making marks that cannot be removedIndelible
Incapable of making mistakes or being wrongInfallible
Certain to happenInevitable
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the pastNostalgia
A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseasesPanacea
A doctrine which identifies God with the universePantheism
Excessively concerned with minor details or rulesPedantic
The practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s ownPlagiarism
Safe to drinkPotable
The emblems or insignia of royaltyRegalia
Violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacredSacrilege
A position requiring little or no work but giving the holder status or financial benefitSinecure
A thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or eventSouvenir
An imaginary ideal society free of poverty and sufferingUtopia
Denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine graceVenial
In exactly the same words as were used originallyVerbatim

One Word Substitution List for a Person Or People

One Word Substitution Person/People
One who is not sure about God’s existenceAgnostic
A person who deliberately sets fire to a buildingArsonist
One who does a thing for pleasure and not as a professionAmateur
One who can use either hand with easeAmbidextrous
One who makes an official examination of accountsAuditor
A person who believes in or tries to bring about a state of lawlessnessAnarchist
A person who has changed his faithApostate
One who does not believe in the existence of GodAtheist
A person appointed by two parties to solve a disputeArbitrator
One who leads an austere lifeAscetic
An unconventional style of livingBohemian
One who is bad in spellingsCacographer
One who feeds on human fleshCannibal
A person who is blindly devoted to an idea/ a person displaying aggressive or exaggerated patriotismChauvinist
A critical judge of any art and craftConnoisseur
Persons living at the same timeContemporaries
One who is recovering health after illnessConvalescent
A girl/woman who flirts with a manCoquette
A person who regards the whole world as his countryCosmopolitan
One who is a centre of attractionCynosure
One who sneers at the beliefs of othersCynic
A leader or orator who espouses the cause of the common peopleDemagogue
A person having a sophisticated charmDebonair
A leader who sways his followers by his oratoryDemagogue
A dabbler (not serious) in art, science and literatureDilettante
One who is for pleasure of eating and drinkingEpicure
One who often talks of his achievementsEgotist
Someone who leaves one country to settle in anotherEmigrant
A man who is womanish in his habitsEffeminate
One who is hard to please (very selective in his habits)Fastidious
One who runs away from justiceFugitive
One who is filled with excessive enthusiasm in religious mattersFanatic
One who believes in fateFatalist
A lover of good foodGourmand
Conferred as an honourHonorary
A person who acts against religionHeretic
A person of intellectual or erudite tastesHighbrow
A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailmentsHypochondriac
A person who is controlled by wifeHenpeck
One who shows sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitalityIndefatigable
Someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutionsIconoclast
One who does not express himself freelyIntrovert
Who behaves without moral principlesImmoral
A person who is incapable of being tampered withImpregnable
One who is unable to pay his debtsInsolvent
A person who is mentally illLunatic
A person who dislikes humankind and avoids human societyMisanthrope
A person who is primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethicsMercenary
Someone in love with himselfNarcissist
One who collect coins as hobbyNumismatist
A person who likes or admires womenPhilogynist
A lover of mankindPhilanthropist
A person who speaks more than one languagePolyglot
One who lives in solitudeRecluse
Someone who walks in sleepSomnambulist
A person who is indifferent to the pains and pleasures of lifeStoic
A scolding nagging bad-tempered womanTermagant
A person who shows a great or excessive fondness for one’s wifeUxorious
One who possesses outstanding technical ability in a particular art or fieldVirtuoso

One Word Substitution For Venue Or Spot

List of One Word SubstitutionsVenue/Spot
A collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of peopleArchives
A large cage, building, or enclosure to keep birds Aviary
A building where animals are butcheredAbattoir
A place where bees are kept; a collection of beehivesApiary
A building containing tanks of live fish of different speciesAquarium
A place or scene of activity, debate, or conflictArena
A collection of weapons and military equipmentArsenal
An institution for the care of people who are mentally illAsylum
A hole or tunnel dug by a small animal, especially a rabbit, as a dwellingBurrow
A collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible placeCache
A public room or building where gambling games are playedCasino
A large burial ground, especially one not in a churchyardCemetery
A room in a public building where outdoor clothes or luggage may be leftCloakroom
A place where a dead person’s body is crematedCrematorium
A Christian community of nuns living together under monastic vowsConvent
Nursery where babies and young children are cared for during the working dayCreche
A stoppered glass container into which wine or spirit is decantedDecanter
A large bedroom for a number of people in a school or institutionDormitory
The nest of a squirrel, typically in the form of a mass of twigs in a treeDrey
A room or building equipped for gymnastics, games, and other physical exerciseGymnasium
A storehouse for threshed grainGranary
A large building with an extensive floor area, typically for housing aircraftHangar
A box or cage, typically with a wire mesh front, for keeping rabbits or other small domesticated animalsHutch
A place in a large institution for the care of those who are illInfirmary
A small shelter for a dogKennel
A place where wild animal liveLair
A place where coins, medals, or tokens are madeMint
A collection of wild animals kept in captivity for exhibitionMenagerie
A building or buildings occupied by a community of monks living under religious vowsMonastery
A place where bodies are kept for identificationMorgue
A piece of enclosed land planted with fruit treesOrchard
A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supplyReservoir
A small kitchen or room at the back of a house used for washing dishes and another dirty household workScullery
A close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or swordSheath
A room or building for sick children in a boarding schoolSanatorium
A place where animal hides are tannedTannery
A large, tall cupboard in which clothes may be hung or storedWardrobe

One Word Substitution For Group/Collection

One Word SubstitutionGroup/Collection
A group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one placeBattery
A large bundle bound for storage or transportBale
A large gathering of people of a particular typeBevy
An arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a presentBouquet
A family of young animalsBrood
A group of things that have been hidden in a secret placeCache
A group of people, typically with vehicles or animals travelling togetherCaravan
A closed political meetingCaucus
An exclusive circle of people with a common purposeClique
A group of followers hired to applaud at a performanceClaque
A series of starsConstellation
A funeral processionCortege
A group of worshippersCongregation
A herd or flock of animals being driven in a bodyDrove
A small fleet of ships or boatsFlotilla
A small growth of trees without underbrushGrove
A community of people smaller than a villageHamlet
A group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammalsHerd
A large group of peopleHorde
A temporary police forcePosse
A large number of fish swimming togetherShoal
A strong and fast-moving stream of water or other liquidTorrent

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See answer table below

Directions (Q. Nos. 01-10) In the following questions, out of the four
alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

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Question 1-

To free someone from all blames

(a) Fling

(b) Forbid

(c) Consolidate

(d) Exonerate


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Question 2-

The burial of a corpse

(a) Interment

(b) Internment

(c) Interrogate

(d) Interpose

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Question 3-

 A person who deliberately sets fire to building 

(a) Hijacker

(b) Arsonist

(c) Extortionist

(d) Assassin

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Question 4-

Wild and noisy disorder

(a) Pandemonium

(b) Stir

(c) Agitation

(d) Revolution

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Question 5-

A person who is solely motivated by money or personal gain

(a) Mercenary

(b) Merchant

(c) Money-lender

(d) Charlatan

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Question 6-

Something that is beyond the power of nature

(a) Magical

(b) Preternatural

(c) Unnatural

(d) supernatural

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Question 7-

Description of a disagreeable or harsh thing by an agreeable name

(a) Epithet

(b) Epigram

(c) Euphemism

(d) Eulogy

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Question 8-

Walk in a proud and confident way

(a) Swagger

(b) Sprint

(c) Canter

(d) Lope

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Question 9-

That which cannot be effaced

(a) Affable

(b) Illegible

(c) Indelible

(d) Invincible

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Question 10-

One who does not believe in the existence of God

(a) Theist

(b) Mystic

(c) Cynic

(d) Atheist

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