Tuesday, February 05, 2019

One Word Substitutes-5

1. Child bereaved of one or both the parents

a) Desolate                          b) Destitute

c) Orphan                            d) Lout

2. Gift left by will

a) Alimony                          b) Parsimony

c) Legacy                            d) Property

3. A government run by a dictator

a) Democracy                      b) Autocracy

c) Oligarchy                        d) Theocracy

4. One who always runs away from danger

a) Escapist                           b) Timid

c) Coward                            d) Shirker

5. A poem written on the death of someone loved and lost

a) Ode                                  b) Epic

c) Sonnet                             d) Elegy

6. One who despises persons of lower social position

a) Prim                                b) Snob

c) Prig                                 d) Aristocrat

7. Gradual recovery from illness

a) Hysteria                         b) Amnesia

c) Superannuation             d) Convalescence

8. One who is determined to exact full vengeance for wrongs done to him

a) Vindicator                      b) Usurer

c) Vindictive                      d) Virulent

9. A person who believes that pleasure is the chief good

a) Stoic                               b) Hedonist

c) Epicure                           d) Sensual

10. Commencement of words with the same letter

a) Rhyme                            b) Alliteration

c) Pun                                 d) Oxymoron




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