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Friday, February 9, 2018

One Word Substitution For Competitive Exam {Mostly Asked}

One Word Substitution
Good composition examination always checks our mental ability. They arrange many tricky questions as well as a descriptive question in various selection processes. In various competitive exams, many of time they ask one-word Substitution in their English section or some related questions.  So, our team has prepared a set of few phrases and their one word that are frequently asked in the examination.

These one-word substitutions help in English section which is a mandatory section for any competitive exam. The various competitive exams like SSC, IBPS, UPSC, consist of which is based on English Comprehension. In these comprehensions, many of words we ever heard about it, so we here to help you in preparing one of the most important topics in English Comprehension that is One Word Substitution.


Lists of One Word Substitution For Various Competitive Exam


Following are the list of one-word substitution which is mostly asked in the competitive exam every year, read and learn all these one words with their phrases:

Phrase                                                                                     One Word
A state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of authority or other controlling systems Anarchy
A form of government in which power is held by the nobility Aristocracy
A system of government by one person with absolute power Autocracy
A self-governing country or region Autonomy
An extreme or irrational fear of heights Acrophobia
A system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected representatives Bureaucracy
An abnormal and persistent fear of depths Bathophobia
Fear or hatred of books Bibliophobia
a person, nation that is involved in war Belligerent
an event which happens once in two years Biennial 
the practice of having two wives or husbands at a time Bigamy
 the act of speaking disrespectfully about sacred things Blasphemy
a nursery where children are cared for while their parents are at work Creche 
a person who regards whole world as his country Cosmopolitan
one, who is employed to drive a motor car Chauffeur –
a person incharge of a museum Curator 
one, who lives on flesh Carnivorous
one, who feeds on human flesh Cannibal 
belonging to or living at the same time Contemporaries 
a place for luggage at railway station Cloak room 
one, who is recovering health Convalescent –
soldiers, who fight on horse back Cavalry 
a person, who is specialist in heart diseases Cardiologist 
one, who draws maps Cartographer
a game that results neither in victory nor in defeat Drawn 
the sleeping rooms with several beds especially in a college or institution Dormitory
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives Democracy
a poem of lamentation Elegy 
words which are inscribed on the grave or the tomb in the memory of the buried Epitaph 
lasting one day Ephemeral
 a person who is womanish Effeminate 
a person who leaves his own country and goes to live in another Emigrant
fit to be eaten Edible
one, who deals-in flowers   Florist 
one, who is very -selective in one’s taste Fastidious 
one, who is filled with excessive and mistaken enthusiasm in religious matters Fanatic or Bigot 
causing death Fatal
one, who believes in fate Fatalist
an exact copy of handwriting, printing etc Facsimile
the animals of a certain region Fauna 
the plants of a particular region Flora 
murder of brother Fratricide 
one, who runs away from justice or the law Fugitive 
Fear of getting married, being in a relationship, or commitment    Gamophobia
Physical or psychological fear of sexual relations or sexual intercourse Genophobia
Fear of old age    Geraphobia
Fear of women  Gynaephobia
Fear of writing or handwriting  Graphophobia
An irrational and intense fear of travel  Hodophobia
A state, society, or group governed by old people Gerontocracy
 a place for housing Aeroplanes Hangar –
a place for bees Hive
the art of cultivating and managing gardens Horticulture 
murder of man Homicide
a vehicle which is used to carry a dead body Hearse
one, who believes that pleasure is the chief good (sensual) Hedonist
One who is breaker of images and traditions Iconoclast -
A person who comes to a country from his own country
for settling.
Immigrant
one who can’t read and write Illiterate
That cannot be entered by force Impregnable
 One who pretends to be Somebody else. Imposter
One who does not expresses himself freely Introvert
That cannot be conquered Invincible
A state or country run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens Kakistocracy
One who hates Mankind Misanthrope
A soldier who fights for money. Mercenary
One who hates the institution of marriage. Misogamist
one who hates knowledge ( Ant. Bibliologist) Misologist
( Syn. Tyro ) one who is inexperienced in anything Novice
One who collects coins Numismatists
Government by new or inexperienced hands Neocracy
A small group of people having control of a country or organization Oligarchy
Government by the populace Ochlocracy
Government by the wealthy Plutocracy
literary theft or passing off an author’s original work as one’s own Plagiarism 
the practice of marrying more than one wife at a time Polygamy 
the practice of marrying more than one husband at a time Polyandry
a lover of womankind Philogynist
(a decision made by) votes of all qualified citizens  Plebiscite 
one, who amuses himself by love making Philanderer
Government not connected with religious or spiritual matters Secular
A form of government with a monarch at the head Monarchy
A political system based on government of men by God Thearchy
A place where animal hides are tanned Tannery
A small kitchen or room at the back of a house used for washing dishes and another dirty household work Scullery
A close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or sword Sheath
A room or building for sick children in a boarding school Sanatorium
Killing of one’s sister Sororicide
Act of intentionally causing one’s own death Suicide
 one extremely fond of one’s wife  Uxorious 
an imaginary perfect social and political system Utopia
murder of wife Uxoricide
repetition of speech or writing word for word Verbatim
one, who offers one’s services  Volunteer 
a woman who has no sexual experience Virgin 
a place for clothes Wardrobe 
Read: सरकारी नौकरी 2018 - कैसे करना है ऑनलाइन आवेदन



We hope that you have gone through this and learn these one-word substitutions.

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