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One Word Substitution

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One Word Substitution

  1. 1. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN Online Coaching By SSCPORTAL.IN Staff Selection Commission Subject: General English Chapter - One Word Substitution
  2. 2. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution A person who is out to destroy all government and order - Anarchist Government by the people -Democracy The whole mass of air surrounding the earth - Atmosphere One who is not sure of the existence of God -Agnostic A medicine which prevents infection by killing germs -Antiseptic One who does something not professionally but for pleasure -Amateur A statement open to more than one interpretation -Ambiguous One who makes an official examination of accounts -Auditor Marrying more than one wife or more than one husband at a time -Polygamy The science that studies plants -Botany The science which studies natural processes of living things- Biology People working together in the same office or department - Colleagues The state of remaining unmarried -Celibacy
  3. 3. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution The action of bringing into completion - Consummation To give one's authority to another-Delegate Study of the relation of living things to environment - Ecology The action of looking within or into one's own mind - Introspection One incapable of being tired -Indefatigable A letter, poem, etc. whose auther is unknown - Anonymous Work for which no salary is paid - Honorary One who looks at the bright side of things - Optimist One who cannot read or write - Illiterate A game or battle in which neither party wins - Draw Holding established opinions - Orthodox Hater of women - Misogynist
  4. 4. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution The study of the origin and physical and cultural development of manking - Anthropology The science which studies the crust of the earth - Geology The science which studies animals - Zoology Happening at one and the same time - Simultaneous Murder or murderer of oneself - Suicide Lasting only for a very short while - Temporary Capable of being seen through - Transparent The first speech delivered by a person Maiden The art practised by statesmen and ambassadors - Diplomacy One who walks on foot - Pedestrian One who lives on others -Parasite
  5. 5. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution One who speaks for others - Spokesperson One who spends very little - Miser One who prossesses several talents or gifts - Versatile One who eats vegatables only - Vegetarian A thing that is fit to be eaten - Edible A statement absolutely clear - Explicit A widespread disease affecting many people at the same time - Epidemic A trade that is prohibited by law Gala - day A desire that cannot be represented - Illicit A method that cannot be imitated - Irrepressible Remarks which do not really apply to the subject under discussion - Inimitable A story that can hardly be believed - Incredible
  6. 6. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution A comparison that is out of place - Inapt That which cannot be satisfied - Insatiable A remedy which never fails - Infallible A thing that cannot be seen with human eyes - Invisible One who is very easily made angry - Irritable An ordinary and common place remark - Platitude A sum paid to a man for a piece of work - Remuneration The act of violating the sanctity or destroying the property of a sacred place - Sacrilege To make up one's mind and change it quickly - Vacillate A person with a long experience of any occupation - Veteran A place where clothes are kept – Wardrobe A state of complete continence on the part of a woman - Virginity
  7. 7. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution A man who has too much enthusiasm for his own religion and hates - Fanatic Other religions One who makes calculations connected with insurance - Actuary A country, etc. which is very distant- Remote To send out of one's native country - Exile A person chosen by parties who have a controversy to settle their differences - Mediator Notice of death, especially in a newspaper - Obituary Opinion contrary to accepted doctrines - Heresy Great clapping and cheering - Applause
  8. 8. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution Exclusive possession of the trade in some commodity - Monopoly Sole right to make and sell some invention - Patent One who is present everywhere-Omnipresent One who is all powerful- Omnipotent One who knows everything-Omniscient A silly person-Goose A person who lives a wandering life-Vagabond Social position or rank-Status Someone who knows a lot about the subject-Scholar Deeply religious-Pious A building in which monks live-Monastery An instrument used to see distant objects-Telescope
  9. 9. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN General English Chapter - One Word Substitution A person who is slow to learn-Dunce The path in which planets move-Orbit A permit from an authority to own, use or do something-Licence A person who has been appointed or selected to attend or speak at a conference- Delegate One who does the scientific study of the sun, the moon, etc.-Astronomer The study or practice of travelling through the air-Aeronautics A person trained to travel in a spacecraft-Astronaut Say a prayer in singing voice-Chant Visit a place often—Haunt Final release from rebirth—Deliverance A person who loves money and hates spending it—Miser An ugly woman—Hag
  10. 10. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN An animal that is cruel and dangerous—Beast Skillful in inventing—Ingenious Say publicly that something important is true—Proclaim To be disloyal to someone who trusts you—Betray Situation in which everything is happening in a confused way—Chaotic A drink usually made from a mixture of one ormore alcoholic drinks—Cocktail General English Chapter - One Word Substitution
  11. 11. www.sscportal.in © WWW.SSCPORTAL.IN  Printed Study Material for SSC Exams: http://sscportal.in/community/study-kit  Online Coaching for SSC Exams: http://sscportal.in/community/courses

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