One word Substitution

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On an average 3 or 4 questions appear from this chapter in every Government Job, Sarkari Naukri exams like SSC CET, IBPS Clerk 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.
 
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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 comensation 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

Throgh 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 rigth 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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