One word Substitution

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On an average 3 or 4 questions appear from this chapter in every SSC CET, SSC CGL, Bank PO and other government Jobs exam. One word substitution means to replace a word with a statement or phrase. The best way to solve this section is to practice it as much as possible and to increase ones vocabulary.
 
This can be done by joining best coaching for NRA CET, SSC CGL, Bank PO and other government jobs, sarkari naukri. These leading coaching institutes provide an extensive list to candidates to practice. Along with this candidates can also practice online test series and online mock tests for one word substitution chapter.
Some of the one word substitutions are provided below for candidates.
  

Someone who speaks many languages
POLYGLOT
 
The act of killing one's wife
Uxoricide
 
A post without any compensation or remuneration
Honorary
 
A short usually amusing story about some real person/event
Anecdote
 
Fear of open spaces
Agoraphobia
 
Of the sense of touch is
Tactile
 
Government by priest or Government which has its State religion
Theocracy
 
A severe deserved punishment is
Retribution
 
The system of putting plants and animals into various classes
Taxonomy
 
A life story of a person written by another person
biography
 
Allowance due to a wife from her husband on legal separation
alimony
 
One who likes to spend time with others
extrovert
 
Through which light cannot pass
opaque
 
To free a person from charge or blame
exculpate
 
Fear of closed spaces
claustrophobia
 
A disease which spreads by contact
contagious
 
To give one's authority to others
delegate
 
That which cannot be cured
incurable
 
An uncivilised person is called
barbarian
 
The art of shooting arrows is
archery
 
Those who live in trees are
arboreal
 
A large spoon used for serving food is
table spoon
 
The part between the neck and the abdomen is
thorax
 
One who is disloyal to one's country is
traitor
 
The study and science of speech sounds is
phonetics
 
The scientific study of weather conditions is
meteorology
 
The right to make or sell a new invention is
patent
 
A young person in a profession job with a high income
yuppie
 
One who has magic powers is
wizard
 
Leaving a meeting as an expression of disapproval is
walkout
 
A legal case being considered in court is known as
sub-judice
 
A man-made underground passage is known as
tunnel
 
The art of cutting trees into decorative shapes
topiary
 
Something that prevents an agreement
sticking point
 
Rough treatment of a person in order to obtain information
third degree
 
An animal that is hunted and eaten by another
prey
 
Done while sitting down is
sedentary
 
A line of stitching joining two pieces of cloth, leather etc is ______
seam
 
Something that sticks out from a surface
projection
 
A sudden secretly planned attempt to remove a government of force is
putsch
 
One who travels around a lot and has no fixed address or responsibilities is
rolling stone
 
An oily substance for putting on a cut, wound, etc., is
salve
 
A great norm of art is
magnum opus
 
Everlasting punishment after death is
perdition
 
A string of beads used for counting prayers
rosary


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