Monday, July 7, 2014

Most Popular One Word Substitution Questions with Answers for SSC Exams

One Word Substitution



S.NO.
EXPANSIONS
ONE WORD
1.
A shortened form of a word or phrase Abbreviation
2.
Do away with wholly Abolish
  1. 3.
To increase the speed; to hasten the progress of Accelerate
  1. 4.
Liable to be called to account Accountable
  1. 5.
One who calculates premium Actuary
  1. 6.
The period between childhood and adulthood Adolescence
  1. 7.
To increase the gravity of an offence or the intensity of a disease Aggravate
  1. 8.
A person who attacks first Aggressor
  1. 9.
One who doubts the existence of god Agnostic
  1. 10.
To turn friends in enemies Alienate
  1. 11.
A person who loves every body Altruist
  1. 12.
One who does something not professionally but for pleasure Amateur
  1. 13.
One who pursues some art or sport as hobby Amateur
  1. 14.
of a person who can use both hands equally well Ambidextrous
  1. 15.
A sentence whose meaning is unclear Ambiguous
  1. 16.
Statements open to more than interpretation Ambiguous
  1. 17.
Having opposing feelings Ambivalent
  1. 18.
General pardon Amnesty
  1. 19.
General pardon for political offenders Amnesty
  1. 20.
A land animal that breeds in water Amphibian
  1. 21.
One who is out to subvert a government Anarchist
  1. 22.
Absence of government Anarchy
  1. 23.
A book written by an unknown author Anonymous
  1. 24.
A letter, poem etc. whose author is unknown Anonymous
  1. 25.
That which does not bear the name of the writer Anonymous
  1. 26.
A person liable to be called to account for his action Answerable
  1. 27.
To date before the true time Antedate
  1. 28.
A study of man Anthropology
  1. 29.
A medicine to counteract the effect of another medicine Antidote
  1. 30.
A medicine that prevents decomposing Antiseptic
  1. 31.
A word opposite in meaning to another Antonym
  1. 32.
To rise in value Appreciate
  1. 33.
A person appointed by parties to settle the disputes between them Arbitrator
  1. 34.
A study of ancient things Archaeology
  1. 35.
A Government by the Nobles Aristocracy
  1. 36.
Government by the nobles Aristocracy
  1. 37.
People of noble families or the highest social class Aristocracy
  1. 38.
A place where weapons and ammunitions are stored Arsenal
  1. 39.
One who does not believe in the existence of God Atheist
  1. 40.
An assembly of hearers at a lecture or concert Audience
  1. 41.
One who makes an official examination of accounts Auditor
  1. 42.
A life history written by oneself Autobiography
  1. 43.
Life story of a man written by himself Autobiography
  1. 44.
The life story of a man written by himself Autobiography
  1. 45.
A Government by one Autocracy
  1. 46.
An absolute government by one man Autocracy
  1. 47.
Of a person extremely desirous of money Avaricious
  1. 48.
One who is greedy for money Avaricious
  1. 49.
Cut off the head Behead
  1. 50.
A great lover of books Bibliophile
  1. 51.
One who loves books Bibliophile
  1. 52.
Practice of having two wives or husbands Bigamy
  1. 53.
One who has narrow and prejudiced religious views Bigot
  1. 54.
A person who speaks two languages Bilingual
  1. 55.
One who can speak two languages Bilingual
  1. 56.
A life history written by somebody else Biography
  1. 57.
Life story of a man written by other Biography
  1. 58.
The science which treats with life Biology
  1. 59.
The branch of biology dealing with plant life Botany
  1. 60.
A member of the middle class Bourgeois
  1. 61.
Hard but liable to be easily broken Brittle
  1. 62.
A Government by the officials Bureaucracy
  1. 63.
Government by officials Bureaucracy
  1. 64.
Government by the officials Bureaucracy
  1. 65.
A man devoid of kind feeling and sympathy Callous
  1. 66.
Of a man or animal that feeds on its own species Cannibal
  1. 67.
somebody who eats human flesh Cannibal
  1. 68.
A flesh eating animal Carnivorous
  1. 69.
Of animals feeding on flesh Carnivorous
  1. 70.
A list of books Catalogue
  1. 71.
A list of names, books etc. Catalogue
  1. 72.
One who is unmarried Celibate
  1. 73.
A person who is above hundred years Centenarian
  1. 74.
Celebration of a hundredth year, once Centenary
  1. 75.
People who work together Colleagues
  1. 76.
Belonging or pertaining to an individual from birth Congenital
  1. 77.
People living at the same time Contemporaries
  1. 78.
Persons living in the same age Contemporaries
  1. 79.
Belonging to the same period of time Contemporary
  1. 80.
Men living in the same age Contemporary
  1. 81.
One who is recovering from illness Convalescent
  1. 82.
Recovering from illness Convalescent
  1. 83.
Science of origin of universe Cosmology
  1. 84.
One who can make himself at home in all countries Cosmopolitan
  1. 85.
A citizen of the world Cosmopolite
  1. 86.
A person who believes easily whatever he is told Credulous
  1. 87.
A person who readily believes whatever is told to him/her. Credulous
  1. 88.
Of a person who easily believes whatever is told to him Credulous
  1. 89.
One who questions everything Cynic
  1. 90.
To give one Delegate
  1. 91.
To transfer one's authority to another Delegate
  1. 92.
A Government by the people Democracy
  1. 93.
Government by the people Democracy
  1. 94.
To go down in value Depreciate
  1. 95.
To go from bad to worse Deteriorate
  1. 96.
To take away some one Disenfranchisement
  1. 97.
A game in which neither party wins Draw
  1. 98.
A game in which no one wins Draw
  1. 99.
A game or batter in which neither party wins Drawn/ Tie
  1. 100.
One who has strange habits Eccentric
  1. 101.
Study of environment Ecology
  1. 102.
A thing that is fit to be eaten Edible
  1. 103.
That can be eaten Edible
  1. 104.
Of a man showing feminine attributes Effeminate
  1. 105.
Of manners more like those of a woman than a man Effeminate
  1. 106.
One who is quite like a woman Effeminate
  1. 107.
One who thinks only for oneself, a person who is selfish, self absorbed and self centered Egoist
  1. 108.
One who thinks only of himself Egoist
  1. 109.
A person who always thinks of himself; somebody who is selfish or self-centered Egotist
  1. 110.
One who is qualifies for election Eligible
  1. 111.
To explain something mysterious or difficult Elucidate
  1. 112.
Misappropriation of money Embezzlement
  1. 113.
To lay special stress on Emphasize
  1. 114.
One who is fond of sensuous pleasures Epicure
  1. 115.
A contagious disease which spreads over a huge area Epidemic
  1. 116.
Inscription on a tombstone Epitaph
  1. 117.
Words written on the tomb of a person Epitaph
  1. 118.
A person who rides on horse-back Equestrian
  1. 119.
Person who rides on horse-back Equestrian
  1. 120.
A state of perfect balance Equilibrium
  1. 121.
Destroy or get rid of something completely Eradicate
  1. 122.
To root out an evil, disease Eradicate
  1. 123.
A study of races Ethnology
  1. 124.
A study of derivation of words Etymology
  1. 125.
Free somebody from blame or guilt Exonerate
  1. 126.
To free somebody from all blame Exonerate
  1. 127.
A speech delivered without any previous preparation Extempore
  1. 128.
A speech or a presentation made without previous preparation Extempore
  1. 129.
Something said or done without preparation Extempore
  1. 130.
Spoken or done without preparation Extempore
  1. 131.
An exact copy Facsimile
  1. 132.
A man who has too much enthusiasm for his own religion Fanatic
  1. 133.
A person difficult to please Fastidious
  1. 134.
Of a person who cannot be pleased easily Fastidious
  1. 135.
One who is difficult to please Fastidious
  1. 136.
One who is not easily pleased Fastidious
  1. 137.
Anything that leads to death Fatal
  1. 138.
A person who believes in fate Fatalist
  1. 139.
A person who believes that all events are pre-determined Fatalist
  1. 140.
One who believes in fate Fatalist
  1. 141.
One who thinks only of welfare of women Feminist
  1. 142.
Something that has been determined beforehand Foregone
  1. 143.
Murder of an brother Fratricide
  1. 144.
The murder or murderer of one Fratricide
  1. 145.
A medicine that kills germs Germicide
  1. 146.
One who eats too much Glutton
  1. 147.
Without payment Gratis
  1. 148.
Of animals living in flocks Gregarious
  1. 149.
One who is easily deceived Gullible
  1. 150.
A grass eating animal Herbivorous
  1. 151.
Of animals feeding on grass and plants Herbivorous
  1. 152.
Murder of a human being Homicide
  1. 153.
A position for which no salary is paid Honorary



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