Monday, April 6, 2015

Important One Word Substitution for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam

Important One Word Substitution
  • Total Loss of Voice - Aphonia
  • Having no beginning or end to its existence - Eternal
  • Fear of Strangers - Xenophobia
  • A person who is inactive - Torpid
  • Study of the interaction of people with their environment -Ecology
  • Underground place for storing wine or other provisions-Cellar
  • Free somebody from blame or guilt- Exonerate
  • One who plays for pleasure rather than as a profession- Amateur
  • One who does something for the first time-Pioneer
  • A government run by officials -Bureaucracy
  • That which can be drunk - Potable
  • One who is neither intelligent nor dull- Mediocre 
  • A small village or a group of houses -Hamlet
  • A tall, strong woman - Amazon
  • A difficult problem - Labyrinth
  • The policy of extending a country's empire and influence - Imperialism
  • A person who studies the origin and history of words -Etymologist
  • A book which holds several works of one author - Omnibus
  • One who deliberately damages other people's property-Vandal
  • A large number of bullets fired at the same time -Fussilade
  • Wild and Noisy Disorder -Pandemonium
  • A person who is solely motivated by money or personal gain - Mercenary
  • Something that is beyond the power of nature- Supernatural
  • Description of a disagreeable thing by an agreeable name -Euphemism
  • Walk in a proud and confident way- Swagger
  • The part of a stage in front of the curtain - Proscenium
  • A person who is skilled in horsemanship - Equestrian
  • A style in which a writer makes a display of his knowledge - Pedantic
  • A person pretending to be somebody he is not - Imposter
  • One who specialises in the study of birds- Ornithologist
  • A light sailing boat built especially for racing -Yacht
  • A short stay at a place - Sojourn
  • Anything written in a letter after it is signed -Postscript
  • A hater of new things - Misoneist
  • A hater of smoking -Misocapnic
  • The murder of one's wife -Uxoricide
  • A large retail store - Emporium
  • A disease that is found regularly in a particular place -Endemic
  • A period of 15 days- Fortnight
  • One who abstains from alcoholic drinks- Teetotaller
  • The state of living unmarried -Celibacy
  • A place where orphans are housed - Orphanage
  • A notice of the death of a person - Obiturary
  • A hotel for the motorists, in which parking and servicing facilities are available - Motel

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