One word Substitutes

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One word Substitutes

Post by muhammadmohsinali » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:59 pm

AOA,Dear Members,One word Substitutes are very important and necessary for writing skills.One should learn and use one word substitutes for precise writing. Accountable – liable to be called to accountAmbidextrous – of a person who can use both hands equally wellAmnesty – general pardon for political offendersAmphibious – of animals capable of living both on land and in waterAnarchy – absence of governmentAnimate – having lifeAnonymous – that which does not bear the name of the writerAntedate – to date before the true timeAntidote – a medicine to counteract the effect of another medicineAntonym – a word opposite in meaning to anotherAquatic – of animals which live in waterAristocracy – government by the noblesAtheist – one who does not believe in the existence of GodAudience – an assembly of hearers at a lecture or concertAutobiography – the life story of a person written by himself/herselfAutocracy – an absolute government by one manAvaricious – of a person extremely desirous of moneyBehead – cut off the headBrittle – hard but liable to be easily brokenBureaucracy – government by officialsCannibal – of a man or animal that feeds on its own speciesCarnivorous – of animals feeding on fleshCatalogue – a list of names, books etc.Centenarian – a person who is above hundred yearsColleagues – persons working in the staff of the same institutionContemporary – belonging to the same period of timeConvalescent – recovering from illnessCosmopolitan – a citizen of the worldCredulous – of a person who easily believes whatever is told to him/herDemocracy – government by the people’s represen-tativesEdible – that can be eatenEffeminate – of a man showing feminine attributesEquestrian – a person who rides on horse-backExtempore – something said or done without preparationFastidious – of a person who cannot be pleased easilyFatal – anything that leads to deathFatalist – a person who believes in fateForegone – something that has been determined beforehandFratricide – the murder or murderer of one’s brotherGermicide – a medicine that kills germsGratis – without paymentGregarious – of animals living in flocksHerbivorous – of animals feeding on grass and plantsHonorary – a post held without receiving salaryIdolatry – worship of idolsIllegal – against the lawIllegible – impossible to readIlliterate – a person who cannot read or writeImperceptible – that which cannot be noticedImpracticable – that which cannot be put into practiceImpregnable – incapable of being seized by attackImprobable – that which is unlikely to happenInanimate – without lifeInaudible – of sound that cannot be heardIncorrigible – something that cannot be correctedIncredible – that which cannot be believedIncurable – that which cannot be curedIndefatigable – incapable of getting tiredA Government by a king or queen - MonarchyA Government by one-AutocracyA Government by the few-OligarchyA Government by the Nobles-AristocracyA Government by the officials-BureaucracyA Government by the rich -PlutocracyA man who is easily irritated- IrritableA member of the middle class- BourgeoisA person who believes easily whatever he is told- Credulous To root out an evil, disease- EradicateVery negative person- Pessimist To go from bad to worse-DeteriorateA person who knows everything. Omniscient A place where orphans live- Orphanage A sound that cannot be heard- Inaudible Handwritten book-ManuscriptHater of mankind- MisanthropistLover of mankind- PhilanthropisOne who damages public property- Vandal That which cannot be avoided- InevitableThat which cannot be believed- IncredibleThat which cannot be changed- IrrevocableThat which cannot be conquered-InvincibleThat which cannot be cured-IncurableThat which cannot be defended-IndefensibleThat which cannot be described- Indescribable That which cannot be explained-InexplicableThat which cannot be hurt-InvulnerableThat which cannot be imitated- InimitableThat which cannot be noticed- ImperceptibleThat which cannot be satisfied- InsatiableThat which cannot be seen- invisibleAbdicate – To give up a throne voluntarilyAggressor – A person who attacks firstArbitrator – A person appointed by parties to settle the disputes between themBibliophile – A great lover of booksBilingual – A person who speaks two languagesCelibacy – Abstinence from sexEgotist – A person who always thinks of himself; somebody who is selfish or self-centeredSmuggler- A person who imports or exports goods into or from a country secretly because they are illegalInfallible -A remedy which never fails Ambiguous- A sentence whose meaning is unclear Postscript - A short message added on to the end of a letter after the signature Abbreviation- A shortened form of a word or phrase A state of perfect balance EquilibriumA statement which cannot be understood IncomprehensibleA study of ancient things ArcheologyA study of animals ZoologyA study of birds OrnithologyA study of derivation of words EtymologyA study of man AnthropologyA study of races EthnologyA study of the body PhysiologyA supposed cure for all diseases or problems PanaceaA thing no longer in use ObsoleteA word opposite in meaning to another AntonymAll-powerful; possessing complete power and authority OmnipotentAn animal who preys on other animals PredatorAn exact copy FacsimileAn office with high salary but no work SinecureAnything that leads to death FatalAssembly or parliament in which no party has got clear majority HungReduce to minimum -Minimize Speak in general terms - GeneralizeGive authority to - AuthoriseSubject to penalty - PenaliseEstablish a colony - ColoniseThat which cannot be refuted- IrrefutableTotal abstainer from all alcoholic drinks - teetotalerNever to be effaced-Ineffaceableat the beginning of the day- DawnTo root out an evil- EradicateA door that is partly open- AjarA man whose wife is dead- WidowerOne who knows many languages- LinguisticMake drunk- IntoxicateThrow light on something difficult or mysterious- ElucidateMournful and sorrowful- PlaintiveBased on terror- FallaciousUnpredictable and ever changing-CapriciousMake pure- PurifyMake clear- ClarifyGo rotten- PutrefyPut right- RectifyThe head of a notorious party- Ring-leader


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