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Thursday, May 23, 2019

One Word Substitutes-13

1. 'Government of religious principles'

a) Church-rule                      b) Autocracy

c) Religious-rules                 d) Theocracy

2. 'Absence of government in a country'

a) Autocracy                         b) Monarchy

c) Anarchy                            d) Theocracy

3. 'A home for old persons'

a) Infirmary                           b) Old house

c) Orphanage                        d) Asylum

4. 'Murder of one's own wife'

a) Wife-killing                       b) Woxocide

c) Womancide                       d) Soroicide

5. 'Government by the rich'

a) Aristocracy                         b) Plutocracy

c) Democracy                         d) Wealthy rule

6. 'A statement which is accepted as true without proof'

a) Theory                               b) True-Statement

c) Principle                            d) Axiom

7. 'An exact copy of handwriting, printing, etc'

a) True copy                           b) Xerox copy

c) Facsimile                            d) Duplicate copy

8. 'A sound that can be heard'

a) Echo                                    b) Hearing

c) Parole                                  d) Audible

9. 'A strong desire to return home'

a) Nostalgia                             b) Home-love

c) Home-liking                        d) Parental love

10. 'A phrase or statement written on a tombstone in memory of a dead person'

a) Epitaph                                 b) Banner

c) Tom-phrase                          d) Plate


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

One Word Substitutes-12

1. 'One who is devoted to pleasure of eating and drinking'

a) Teetotaler                        b) Epicure

c) Sot                                   d) Stoic

2. 'One who offer one's services'

a) Volunteer                        b) Servant

c) Server                             d) Attender

3. 'Animals of a certain region'

a) Farm                                 b) Zoo

c) Land                                 d) Fauna

4. 'The study of birds'

a) Orthograhy                        b) Ornithology

c) General studies                 d) Bird study

5. 'A collection of poems'

a) Theology                           b) Poetry

c) Anarchy                             d) Anthology

6. 'The art of beautiful handwriting'

a) Cartography                         b) Handwriting

c) Calligraphy                          d) Artography

7. 'The art of cultivating and managing gardens'

a) Flower culture                      

b) Garden culture

c) Plant culture                          

d) Horticulture

8. 'One who knows everything'

a) Professor                       b) Omniscient

c) Genius                           d) Master

9. 'Killing of a king or queen'

a) Regicide                          b) Genocide

c) Murder                            d) Homicide

10. 'One who feeds on human flesh'

a) Cannibal                          b) Carnivorous

c) Cunning                           d) Rhetoric

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

One Word Substitutes-11

1. 'A person who is new to any profession'

a) New comer                         b) New

c) Non-veteran                       d) Novice

2. 'One who speaks many languages'

a) Linguist                              b) Lapidist

c) Polyglot                              d) Expert

3. 'One who hates mankind'

a) Misanthropist                      b) Atheist

c) Thirst                                  d) Philanthropist

4. 'One who is a habitual drunkard'

a) Sot                                      b) Drunkard

c) Altruist                               d) Fatalist

5. 'One who does not take any intoxicating drinks'

a) Usurer                                 b) Sot

c) Saint                                    d) Teetotaller

6. 'One who is an expert or a critical judge of any art and craft'

a) Artist                                   b) Expert

c) Sculptor                               d) Connoisseur

7. 'One who walks during one's sleep'

a) Soundsleep                         b) Sleep-walker

c) Somnambulist                    d) Stoic

8. 'A person who is indifferent to pleasure and pain'

a) Altruist                                b) Stoic

c) Painless                               d) Fatalist

9. 'A person who amuses himself by flirting with women'

a) Philanderer                          b) Womanist

c) Lover                                   d) Feminist

10. 'One who can use left hand and right hand equally well'

a) Efficient                               b) Artist

c) Altruist                                 d) Ambidextrous

Thursday, April 18, 2019

One Word Substitutes-10

1. A person obsessed with exclusively orie idea or subject

a) Crazy                              b) Kleptomaniac

c) Monomaniac                   d) Nymphomaniac

2. A child of unusual or remarkable talent

a) Scholar                             b) Diligent

c) Freak                                d) Prodigy

3. A disease which ends in death

a) Contagious                        b) Lethal

c) Fatal                                  d) Deadly

4. A person who kills somebody especially for political reasons

a)   Criminal                           b) Murderer

c) Assassin                             d) Hangman

5. One who loves mankind

a) Anthropoligist                    b) Philanthropist

c) Seismologist                       d) Optometrist

6. A small piece of potato

a) Chunk                                  b) Chip

c) Scrap                                   d) Bit

7. A child who stays away from school without any good reason

a) Vagabond                              b) Delinquent

c) Schizophrenic                       d) Truant

8. A common place remark

a) Dialogue                                b) Platitude

c) Epigram                                 d) Statement

9. Line at which the earth or sea and sky seem to meet

a) Horizon                                   b) Zenith

c) Fringe                                      d) Plinth

10. A person who rules without consulting the opinion of others

a) Democrat                                 b) Bureaucrat

c) Autocrat                                   d) Fanatic

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

One Word Substitutes-9

1. The cessation of warfare before a treaty is signed

a) Affidavit                                 b) Agreement

c) Armistice                                d) Amnesty

2. A person who makes love without serious intentions

a) Consort                                   b) Philanderer

c) Romeo                                    d) Goon

3. Opposed to great or sudden Change

a) Static                                       b) Revolutionary

c) Conservative                           d) Evolutionary

4. having no beginning or end to its existence

a) Eternal                                    b) Obscure

c) Universal                                d) Immeasurable

5. The art of cutting trees and bushes into ornamental shapes

a) Horticulture                             b) Bonsai

c) Pruning                                    d) Topiary

6. Walking in sleep

a) Somniloquism                         b) Somnambulism

c) Obsession                                d) Hallucination

7. One who cannot die

a) Stable                                       b) Immortal

c) Perpetual                                  d) Perennial

8. A format written charge against a person for some crime or offence

a) Accusation                                b) Indictment

c) Allegation                                 d) Acrimony

9. Language difficult to understand because of bad form

a) Rhetoric                                     b) Jargon

c) Pedantic                                     d) Verbatim

10. Belief or opinion contrary to what is generally accepted

a) Unbelief                                      b) Superstition

c) Non conformity                           d) Heresy

One Word Substitutes-8

1. To change shape, nature or substance of

a) Modulate                           b) Substitute

c) Remodel                            d) Transmute

2. Person who believes that God is every thing and everything is God

a) Agnostic                            b) Theist

c) Pantheist                            d) Pantechnicon

3. Person who pilots or travels in a balloon, airship or other aircraft

a) Aeronaut                           b) Astonaut

c) Aerobat                             d) Acrobat

4. Witty, Clever retort

a) Sarcasm                            b) Repartee

c) Platitude                           d) Invective

5. Words different in meaning but similar in sound

a) Homonym                         b) Synonym

c) Acronym                           d) Antonym

6. Simplest and smallest form of plant life, present in air, water and soil; essential to life but may cause disease

a) Virus                                   b) Amoeba

c) Bacteria                              d) Toxin

7. A girl or woman who flirts, that is, tries to attract people and make adcanes in love simply to satisfy her vanity

a) Prostitute                             b) Coquette

c) Spinster                               d) Concubine

8. A person who regards the whole world as his country

a) Patriot                                   b) Coquette

c) Spinster                                 d) Concubine

9. Relationship by blood or birth

a) Parentage                                b) Affiliation

c) Consanguinity                        d) Nepotism

10. A story in which ideas are symbolized as people

a) Allegory                                  b) Fable

c) Legend                                    d) Parable

Friday, March 01, 2019

One Word Substitutes-7

1. Paying back injury with injury

a) Vendetta                      b) Repression

c) Subjugation                 d) Reprisal

2. Acutely affected by external impressions

a) Ingenious                    b) Impressionable

c) Credulous                   d) Sensitive

3.  To slap with a flat object

a) Hew                             b) Swat

c) Chop                            d) Gnaw

4. An assembly of hearers

a) Audience                      b) Crowd

c) Congregation                d) Assemblage

5. An associate in an office or institution

a) Companion                   b) Ally

c) Colleague                      d) Accomplice

6. One who is unrelenting and cannot be moved by entreaties

a) Inexorable                     b) Infallible

c) Impregnable                  d) Inexplicable

7. Regard for others as a principle of action

a) Cynicism                        b) Nepotism

c) Philanthropy                   d) Altruism

8. Person who claims to have grate love for and understanding of what is beautiful in nature, art etc.

a) Critic                               b) Aesthetes

c) Connoisseur                    d) Artist

9. A disease which spreads by contact

a) Infectious                         b) Contagious

c) Contiguous                       d) Contextual

10. An animal story with a moral

a) Fable                                 b) Tale

c) Anecdote                           d) Parable


Sunday, February 10, 2019

One Word Substitutes-6

1. An office or post with no work but high pay

a) Honorary                        b) Sinecure

c) Gratis                             d) Ex-officio

2. One who is well-versed in any subject; a critical judge of any art,particularly fine arts

a) Veteran                           b) Philistine

c) Dilettante                       d) Connoisseur

3. Person who is indifferent to both pleasure and pain

a) Saint                               b) Ascetic

c) Stoic                               d) Hermit

4. A person who is against the standards of ordinary society especially in dressing

a) Joker                              b) Hippy

c) Scapegoat                      d) Butt

5. Murder of a brother

a) Patricide                         b) Regicide

c) Homicide                       d) Fratricide

6. Mania for stealing articles

a) Logomania                    b) Nymphomania

c) Kleptomania                  d) Hypo-mania

7. Mental weariness for want of occupation

 a) Fatigue                          b) Ennui

c) Languor                          d) Debility

8. One who loves all and sundry

a) Optimist                         b) Humanist

c) Altruist                           d) Philanthropist

9. Mania for travel

a) Dromomania                  b) Pyromania

c) Biblomania                    d) Logomania

10. A person living permanently in a certain place

a) Native                            b) Resident

c) Domicile                        d) Subject


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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