ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

 ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

1. Study of mankind = Anthropology
2. International destruction of racial groups = Genocide
3. One who is interested in the welfare of  women = Feminist
4. Through which light cannot pass = Opaque
5. Study of statistics of births,deaths,diseases to show the community = Demography
6. A sudden rush of wind = Gust
7. One who takes delight in excessive cruelty = Sadist
8. An unexpected stroke of good luck  = Windfall
9. A person who helps you break the law = Accomplice
10. Not conforming to ordinary rules of behavior =  Eccentric
11. Stealing from the writings of other = Plagiarism
12. Short descriptive poem of picturesque scene or incident = Sonnet
13. A man who starves body for the good of soul = Ascetic
14. A person who reserved in talk = Reticent
15. A short stay at a place =  Sojourn
16. A raised place on which offerings to a god are made = Altar
17. To talk much without coming to the point = Circumlocution
18.  Constant effort to achieve something =Attempt
19. A place where a wild animal lives = Lair
20. A person who looks on the bright side of things = Optimist
21. One who lends money a high rate of interest = Usurer
22. One who cuts precious stone = Lapidist
23. Government by the god  = Thearchy
24. A person not sure of the existence of god = Agnostic
25. One who compiles dictionary =   Lexicographer
26. Which can be easily believed = Credible
27. Woman trained to help other woman in childbirth = Midwife
28.  A person with full discretionary powers to act on behalf of a country = Plenipotentiary
29. Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stone =Mosaic
30. To deprive a thing of its holy character = Desecrate
31. A man with prejudiced views against religion = Bigot
32. The school or collage in which one has been educated =  Alumni
33. One who deserts his religion = Apostate
34. Medicine which lesson s pain =Anodyne
35. A woman whose husband is dead =Widow
36. To take one to task = Rebuke
37. One who uses fear as a weapon of power = Terrorist
38. A small  piece of wood = Chip
39. Mania for setting fires = Pyromania
40. A pioneer  of a reform movement =Apostle
41. Wicked to a high degree = Heinous
42. The original inhabitants of a country = Aborigines
43. Dungeon entered by trapdoor = Oubliette
44. One desirous of getting money = Avaricious
45. Place where birds are kept = Aviary
46. A person with a beautiful and elegant handwriting = Calligrapher
48. Loss of power to move in any or every part of the body = Paralysis
49. One  who does not care for literature or art = Philistine
50 . A group of three novels or plays- each complete in itself = Trilogy




 SET - 4


1. A person who speaks for or supports an idea =  Advocate
2. A man of odd habits = Eccentric
3. A thing or person behind time = Antiquated
4. One whose attitude is eat drink and be marry = Epicurean
5. Science of printing = Typography
6. A man whose wife has been unfaithful to him =  Cuckold  
7. Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain or others = Sadism
8. One who robs smuggler of his smuggled good after the border has been crossed = Hijacker
9. Course of chariot races = Hippodrome
10. One who pretends illness to escape duty = Malingerer
11. The power of readings  the thought of others = Telepathy
12. Use of more words than are needed to express the meaning = Pleonasm
13. The science of judging a person's characters capabilities etc from an examination of the shape of his skull =  Phrenology
14. One filled with excessive and mistaken enthusiasm in cause = Fanatic
15. A person who rarely speaks the truth = Lair
16. Time after twilight and before night = Dusk
17. To bring peace and end violence = Pacify
18. Animals living on land and in water = Amphibian
19. One who plays a game for pleasure and lot professionally = Amateur
20. That which can be interpreted in any way = Ambiguous
21. A political leader who tries to stir up people = Demagogue
22. A light sailing boat built especially for racing = Yacht
23. A person who has long experience = Veteran
24. Atonement for one's sins = Repentance
25. An instrument for viewing objects at a distance = Telescope
26. Be the embodiment or perfect example of = Personify
27. A general  pardon of political offenders = Amnesty
28. A man who operates on sick people = Surgeon 
29. A person who maliciously destroy by fire = Incendiary
30. A house for storing grains = Granary
31. A person very hard to please = Fastidious
32. A person claiming to be superior in culture and intellect to others = Highbrow
33. One who totally abstains from alcoholic drinks = Teetotaler
34. A home adopted  by an author in his writings = Pseudonym
35. The line which a plough cuts in the grounds = Furrow
36. A man who pays too much attention to his clothes and personal appearances = Dandy
37. A person who forsakes religions = Renegade
38. Of unknown and unadmitted authorship = Anonymous
39. Contempt of god = Blasphemy
40. A person holding a scholarship at a university = Bursar
41. A person concerned with practical results and values = Pragmatist
42. Member of a band of robbers =  Brigand
43. A person without manners or polish = Rustic
44. A speech by an actor at end of a play = Epilogue
45. Responsible according to law = Legitimate 
46. A funny imitation of a poem = Parody
47. Decision made upon a political question by the votes of all qualified persons = Plebiscite
48. Wistful tonging for something one has known in the past = Nostalgia
49. A  person who is made to bear the blame due to others = Scapegoat
50. Act of talking one's life = Suicide



Blog written by,
Puja Singha
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