400 One word substitution for all examsएक शब्द प्रतिस्थापन

In more of less exams, one word substitution based questions are asked, below is the list of some very important One word substitution which are asked in various exams time and again. Good for SSC, Banking, UPSC, CDS and all other exams. 

1. Animals that live in a particular region ?
Native

2. A form of government in which supreme power rests with people is –
Democracy

3. Murder of a brother –
Fratricide

4. Not easily pleased by anything – 
Fastidious

5. To play the part of and function as, some other person –
Act

6. Handwriting which is difficult/impossible to read –
Illegible

7. More like a woman than a man in manners and habits –
Effeminate

8. An exact – copy of handwriting or a picture produced by a machine –
Copy

9. One who thinks or speaks too much of himself –
Egoist

10. One who accepts pleasure and pain equally –
Stoic

11. Having juicy or fleshy and thick tissue –
Succulent

12. The study or practice of dancing or composing ballets –
Choreography

13. A set of three related works by same author –
Trilogy

14. Science of Human mind and behavior –
Psychology

15. A person of obscure position who has gained wealth –
Parvenu

16. A word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase –
Acronym

17. The act of producing beautiful handwriting using a brush or a special pen –
Calligraphy

18. Words inscribed on a tomb –
Epitaph

19. An obviously true or hackneyed statement –
Truism

20. To reduce to nothing –
Null

21. A study of sounds is known as –
Phonetics

22. Written law of a legislative body – 
Statue 

23. A person who shows off his/her learning – 
Pedant

24. A person who devotes his/her life for the welfare of others –
Altruist

25. The study of worms and insects – 
Entomology

26. A person who attends to the disease of the eye is an – 
Oculist

27. Study of the nature of Gods –
Theology

28. That which cannot be defeated –
Invincible

29. A decorative handwriting –
Calligraphy

30. A person difficult to please –
Fastidious

31. A list of passengers and luggage – 
Waybill

32. The line where the land and sky seems to meet –
Horizon

33. A handwriting that cannot be read –
Illegible

34. Words written on a tomb of a dead person –
Epitaph

35. Fear of closed space –
Claustrophobia

36. A remedy for all disease –
Panacea

37. One who studies the art of gardening –
Horticulturist

38. A pole or beam used as a temporary support –
Prop

39. A building in which aircraft are housed –
Hanger

40. A former student of a school, college or university – 
Alumnus

41. A short story based on your personal experience –
Anecdote

42. One who takes care of a building –
Warden

43. Incapable of being approached –
Inaccessible

44. One who lends money at a very high interest –
Usurer

45. One who lives/survives on others/other lives –
Parasite

46. Detailed plan of journey –
Itinerary

47. One who possesses many talents –
Versatile

48. A medicine to nullify the effect of poison –
Antidote

49. A person who lives by himself-
Recluse

50. An assembly of worshippers –
Congregation

51. A heavy continuous fall of rain –
Downpour

52. A public institution for the care and protection of children without parents –
Orphanage

53. An inscription on a tomb –
Epitaph

54. A man of evil reputation-
Notorious

55. A decorative ring of flowers and leaves –
Wreath

56. Shaking movement of the ground –
Tremor

57. A game in which no one wins –
Draw

58. The art of making maps and charts –
Cartography

59. Animals that can live on land and water –
Amphibians

60. Completing a period of hundred years –
Centennial

61. A figure with many angles or sides –
Polygon

62. A list of things to be discussed at a meeting –
Agenda

63. A large number of fish swimming together –
Shoal

64. A room or building for the preservation of plants –
Plantain

65. Liable to be easily broken –
Brittle

66. A principle or standard by which anything is or can be judged –
Criterion

67. A person who is self-centred –
Egoist

68. A word that reads the same as backward or forward –
Pallindrome

69. The firing of many guns at the same time to mark an occasion –
Fusillade

70. A person who supports or speaks in favour of something –
Advocate

71. One living on vegetables –
Vegetarian

72. An extract from a book of writing –
Excerpt

73. Person who files a suit –
Plaintiff

74. A person who abstains completely from alcoholic drinks –
Teetotaller

75. Long poem based on a noble theme –
Epic

76. One who lives both on land as well as in water –
Amphibian

77. A strong dislike –
Animosity

78. Take great pleasure –
Revel

79. The practice of having many wives –
Polygamy

80. Not likely to be easily pleased –
Fastidious

81. A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army –
Mercenary

82. A collection of slaves –
Coffle

83. One who is always doubting –
Sceptic

84. One who offers his services of his own freewill 
Volunteer

85. A person who repairs broken window-glasses –
Glazier 

86. The art of beautiful handwriting –
Calligraphy

87. A writing or a speech in praise of someone -
Eulogy

88. Loss of memory –
Amnesia

89. A speech made without preparation –
Extempore
 
90. A speaker’s platform –
Podium

91. Science of practice of map drawing – 
Cartography
 
92. Motive or incitement to action –
Incentive

93. A short trip or excursion –
Jaunt

94. Speech which is not audible-
Inaudible
 

95. Partner in crime –
Accomplice

96. A state where no law and order exists –
 Anarchy 

97. To free completely from blame –
Exonerate 

98. Estimation of a thing’s worth -
Appraisal

99. A supplement to a will –
Codicil 

100. A person who collects coins –
Numismatists

101. Favouritism granted in politics or business to relatives –
Nepotism

102. A word or practice that has gone out of use -
Obsolete
 
103. A person who works for an employer for a fixed period of time in order to learn the particular skills needed in their job –
 Apprentice
 
104. A part of a word that can be pronounced separately –
Syllable
 
105. Relating to kinship with the father –
Patrilineal

106. A special fondness or liking for – 

Propensity

107. Something that might happen in the future –
Contingency

108. Affecting or relating to cows –
 Bovine
 
109. A drink usually made from a mixture of one or more alcoholic drinks –
Cocktail 

110. Passing out of use – 
Obsolescent
 
111. The act of speaking about one’s thoughts when one is alone – 
Soliloquy
 
112. All the arts, beliefs and social institutions etc, characteristics of a race –
Civilization 

113. Small pieces of metal that fly out from an exploding bomb –
Shrapnel
 
114. Person believing in free will – 
Libertarian

115. Hole excavated by an animal as dwelling – 
Burrow

116. Pertaining to sheep – 
Bovine 

117. TO remove an objectionable part from a book – 
Expurgate 

118. A doctor who specializes in diseases of the nose – 
Rhinologist 

119. A man knows a lot about things like food, music and art - 
Connoisseur
 
120. A wooden object used for connecting animals that are pulling a vehicle –
 Yoke

121. Having a stale smell or taste – 
Rancid
 
122. Material that changes naturally by the action of bacteria –
Biodegradable
 
123. Government by the few –
Oligarchy
 
124. Study of caves –
Speleology 

125. A fictitious name especially one assumed by an author –
Pseudonym
 
126. Animals that eat flesh –
Omnivorous
 
127. A speech delivered without any preparation –
Extempore
 
128. A drug or other substance that induce sleep –
Sedative
 
129. Animals which suckle their young –
Mammals
 
130. Beyond correction –
Incorrigible 

131. An event that causes great harm to dams – 
Disasters
 
132. A book written by an unknown –
 Anonymous
 
133. Inflammation of gums –
Gingivitis
 
134. Widespread scarcity of food –
Famine
 
135. A poem of fourteen lines – 
Sonnet
 
136. Wild imagination –
Fantasy

137. An allowance made to a wife by her husband, when they are legally separated –
Alimony
 
138. One who believes everything he/she hears – 
Credulous
 
139. Incapable of error – 
Infallible
 
140. People of no fixed abode – 
Nomads
 
141. A person who can make himself/herself feel at home in any country –
Cosmopolitan 

142. Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence – 
Protocol
 
143. That which makes it difficult to recognize the presence or real nature of something –
Camouflage 

144. The full agreement of all members – 
Unanimously
 
145. Short speech or poem given at the end of a play or a book –
Epilogue
 
146. Accidental good fortune – 
Fluke
 
147. Lack of feeling - 
Apathy
 
148. Brought back to mind – 
Reminisced
 
149. A person who drives our motor cars –
Chauffeur

150. A small village or group of houses – 
Hamlet 

151. A person who loves everybody –
Altruist

152. Person leading a life of strict self-discipline –
 Ascetic
 
153. One who is neither intelligent nor dull-
Mediocre
 
154. That which can be drunk –
Potable
 
155. A government run by officials – 
Bureaucracy
 
156. One who does something for the first time – 
Pioneer
 
157. One who plays for pleasure rather than as a professional –
 Amateur
 
158. Free somebody from blame or guilt – 
Exonerate
 
159. Underground place for storing wine or other provisions –
 Cellar
 
160. A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words – 
Glossary
 
162. Study of the interaction of people with their environment –
 Philosophy

163. Incapable of being tired – 
Indefatigable

164. Guilty of crime –
Culpable
 
165. That which cannot be reached –
Inaccessible

166. A person who collects and/or studies stamps –
 Philatelist
 
167. People at a religious gathering –
 Congregation
 
168. Government by wealthy -
Plutocracy
 
169. Branch of medicine concerned with children and their illness – 
Pediatrics
 
170. Pay attention –
Glance at
 
171. One who is rather fastidious –
Meticulous
 
172. A written declaration of government or a political party – 
Manifesto

173. A person who wastes his money on luxury –
Extravagant
 
174. A medicine that softens the bowels –
Laxative

175. Sentimental longing for a period in a past –
Nostalgia
 
176. A person employed to drive a private or hired car –
Chauffeur
 
177. A person who always run after women –
Philanderer
 
178. Relating to countries of west –
Occidental
 
179. A partner in a crime -
Accomplice

180. A person who leaves one country to settle in another –
Emigrant
 
181. House or shelter of a gipsy –
Caravan
 
182. One who deals in flower –
A florist
 
183. A man who has more than one wife at a time –
Polygamist
 
184. One who eats no animal flesh – 
Vegetarian

185. A woman whose husband is dead -
 Widow
 
186. One who helps people by giving them money or other aid – 
Benefactor

187. The group, especially in the arts, regarded as being the most experimental –
Avant-grade

188. A method of boiling briefly to cook food slightly –
Parboil

189. A highly skilled musician – 
Virtuoso
 
190. A person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions – 
Cynic

191. A cluster of flowers on a branch –
Inflorescence
 
192. Belief in many Gods – 
Polytheism

193. Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stones –
Mosaic

194. Poem in short stanza narrating a popular story –
Ballad

195. The schedule of travel -
Itinerary

196. Something which lasts forever –
Eternal

197. A policy that segregate people on the basis of race –
Apartheid

198. A particular method of working –
Modus Operandi

199. Walking in sleep –
Somnambulism

200. A person employed as a car driver for an important person –
Chauffeur

201. Fear of telling lies –
Mythophobia

202. A fear of closed/dark places –
Claustrophobia

203. Feeling annoyed at the sight of unfair treatment –
Indignant

204. Unwelcome aspect of a situation –
Flip side

205. Imposed a restriction on –
Constrained

206. One who hates mankind –
Misanthrope

207. To free a person by a verdict of ‘not guilty’ –
Acquit

208. To secure a boat by attaching it to an anchor –
Moor

209. To try to settle a dispute between two other parties –
Mediate

210. A vivacious and lively experience is said to be –
Scintillating

211. Wildly unreasonable, illogical or ridiculous –
Absurd

212. Constant efforts to achieve something –
Perseverance

213. The plant and a vegetation of a region –
Flora

214. A fourteen-line poem –
Sonnet

215. Showing a dislike of anything improper –
Prim

216. A person who leaves his own country in order to go and live in another –
Emigrant

217. That which cannot be avoided –
Inevitable

218. Artistic, musical or dramatic interpretation -
Rendition

219. Walking in sleep –
Somnambulism

220. Specially skilled in story telling –
A raconteur

221. Continuing for a long period of time without interruption –
Perpetual

222. Speech of great importance and gravity –
Momentous

223. A man who helps a stranger or a person in difficulties is –
Samaritan

224. A planned route or journey –
Itinerary

226. A story in which animals or objects speak and give wholesome moral lessons –
Fable

227. Act of injuring another’s reputation by any slanderous communication -
Defamation

228. A recurrent compulsive urge to steal –
Kleptomania

229. Not suitable for eating –
Inedible

230. A person who enters without any invitation –
Intruder

231. A process involving too much official formalities –
Red-tapism

232. Medical study of skin and its diseases –
Dermatology

233. The burial of corpse –
Interment

234. Conferred as an honor –
Honorary

235. One who makes an official examination of accounts –
Auditor

236. A person who deliberately sets fire to a building –
Arsonist

237. That which cannot be effaced -
Indelible

238. To free someone from all blames –
Exonerate

239. One who does not believe In the existence of God –
Atheist

240. One who has long experience –
Veteran

241. One who is too careless to plan for the future –
Improvident

242. Of one’s own free will –
Voluntary

243. One who runs away from justice or the law –
Fugitive

244. One who is skillful; -
Dexterous

245. A person who deserves all praise –
Laudable

246. A study of ancient things –
Archaeology

247. Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgement –
Arbitrator

248. Make pale by excluding fight –
Etiolate

249. Opinion contrary to accepted doctrine –
Heresy

250. A person who agrees to work for somebody in order to learn a skill -
Apprentice

251. SThat which cannot be avoided –
Inevitable

252. One who is concerned with the welfare of other –
Altruist

253. To die without making a will –
Intestate

254. A reserve for animals, birds etc. in their natural habitat –
Sanctuary

255. The area of medicine that treats illness of bones –
Orthopaedics

256. One who knows many languages –
Polyglot

257. A records of historical events –
Archives

258. A person who looks at the bright side of things –
Optimist

259. Study of skin and its diseases –
Dermatology

260. A remedy for all diseases –
Panacea

261. An excessive fear of confined spaces –
Claustrophobia

262. A person who is long experienced or practiced in an activity/capacity –
Veteran

263. Pretended attack –
Feint

264. A land fit for growing crops –
Arable

265. A thing fit to be eaten -
Edible

266. One who suffers for one’s faith –
Martyr

267. A child secretly changes for another in infancy –
Changeling

268. The branch of medical science which deals with the problems of the old –
Geriatrics

269. An image without objective reality –
Hallucination

270. A mournful poem or a song –
Elegy

271. That which is arranged by conferring or discussing –
Seminar

272. Something that is difficult to understand –
Incomprehensible

273. Chief or Commander of army –
General

274. One who cannot be corrected –
Incorrigible

275. Put side by side –
Juxtapose

276. One who pretends to be what he is not –
Imposter

277. A container for the ashes of a dead person –
Urn

288. To put two and two together -
Symbiosis

289. No longer in existence or use –
Obsolete

290. To destroy completely –
Annihilate

291. A song sung at the death of a person –
Elegy

292. A person who has had one or more limbs removed –
Amputee

293. One who is known widely but unusually unfavorably is –
Notorious

294. A statement in which you say the same thing twice in different words –
Tautology

295. Rub or wipe out –
Efface

296. The period between two regions-
Era

297. A person who is very selective , disgusted easily and is hard to please –
Fastidious

298. An error in misprint in printing or writing –
Erratum

299. A person extremely desirous of money –
Avaricious

300. Too willing to obey other people -
Subservient

301. Introductory part or lines to a discourse or play –
Prologue

302. Intentional damage to arrest production –
Sabotage

303. A handsome man –
Adonis

304. A cinema show held in the afternoon –
Matinee

305. Animals living in water –
Aquatic

306. A person who steals the writing of others –
Plagiarist

307. One who compiles a dictionary –
Lexicographer

308. Someone not fit to be chosen –
Ineligible

309. Art of working with metals –
Metallurgy

310. A gathering at a religious place –
Congregation

311. A place where birds are kept –
Aviary

312. The act of killing one’s own brother or sister –
Fratricide

313. A legal agreement that allows someone to use a building or land for a period of time,
usually is return for rent –

Lease

314. A person who helps another to commit a crime –
Accomplice

315. A person worship only one God –
Monotheist

316. Submission to all that happens as inevitable –
Fatalism

317. Lasting for a very short time –
Ephemeral

318. A person who is easily deceived or tricked –
Gullible

319. Rules governing socially acceptable behavior –
Etiquette

320. One who is in charge of Museum –
Curator

321. An act of misappropriation of money –
Embezzlement

322. One who cannot make any mistake –
Infallible

323. The first public performance of musical or theatrical work or the first showing of a film -
Premiere

324. An exact copy –
Facsimile

325. To give money for sales to agents –
Commission

326. A person who is working in the same institution –
Colleague

327. Favouritism shown by a person in power to his relatives –
Nepotism

328. A round-about way of expression –
Circumlocution

329. Suitable or intended only for young persons –
Juvenile

330. A record of one’s own life written by oneself –
Autobiography

331. Belong to same period –
Contemporary

332. One who listens secretly to private conversation –
Eavesdropper

333. Someone who is incapable of being quietened or pacified –
Implacable

334. Government by Department of State –
Bureaucracy

335. The killing of a race –
Genocide

336. Lack of skills –
Ineptness

337. Stick with a thick end used in mortar for pounding –
Pestle

338. An act when people vote in order to make a particular subject or policy rather than
voting for a person –
Referendum
 
339. Drug which cause people to sleep early –
Soporific
 
340. The branch of philosophy concerned with the study of principles of beauty, especially in
art –

Aesthetics
 
341. The study of skin – 
Dermatology
 
342. A rough, violent, troublesome person –
Tartar
 
343. A brave, noble – minded or chivalrous man –
Gallant
 
344. Obsession with books –
Bibliomania
 
345. A large body of people playing musical instruments – 
Orchestra

346. Solemn religious acts –
Rites
 
347. That which cannot be averted –
Inevitable

348. One who sets type for books, newspapers, etc. – 
Compositor
 
349. Land covered by water on three sides – 
Peninsula 

350. A remedy for all diseases – 
Panacea 

351. A piece of shelter for ships – 
Harbour
 
352. Of the highest degree – 
Superlative
 
353. A place where soldiers live –
Barracks
 
354. A man who collects old and new coins –
Numismatics
 
355. Regular user of places/restaurant etc. –
Clientele 

356. A thing no longer in use –
Obsolete
 
357. A place where astronomical observations are made –
Observatory
 
358. Killing one’s sister -
Sororicide

359. A person who has lost protection of law – 
Outlaw
 
360. Falsification of documents etc. –
Forgery
 
361. To make atonement to one’s sins –
Expiate
 
362. Committing murder in revenge –
Vendetta

363. The thing that can be easily broken – 
Brittle
 
364. An unimportant person –
Nonentity
 
365. Experts who scientifically study insects –
Entomologists
 
366. One who presend to be what he is not – 
Hypocrite

367. A paper/ story/ poem first written out by hand –
Manuscript 

368. A job carrying no salary –
Honorary
 
369. Act of stealing in small quantities –
Pilferages
 
370. Pertaining to the west –
Occidental 

371. A place where money is coined –
Mint

372. The process by which plants and animals breathe – 
Respiration
 
373. One who sneers at the aims and beliefs of his fellow men –
Cynic
 
374. Property inherited from one’s father –
Patrimony 

375. A person who is womanish in habits –
Effeminates 

376. One who is converted from one religion to other –
Proselyte

378. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics etc. – 
Boutique 

379. Interval between two events –
Interlude
 
380. A person’s peculiar habit – 
Idiosyncracy 

381. The art of delaying –
Procrastination
 
382. A doctor who specializes in the eye diseases of the eyes –
Opthalmologist 

383. Person who eats too much –
Glutton
 
384. Write or carve words on stone or paper –
Inscribe
 
385. Unable to pay one’s debt – 
Insolvent 

386. Trouble any annoy continually – 
Harass 

387. A narrow stretch of land connecting two large bodies of land –
Isthumus

388. An animal which lives by preying on other animals – 
Predator 

389. Government or rule by a small group of people –
Oligarchy

390. One who copies from other writers –
Plagiarist 

391. Thing that can be felt or touched – 
Palpable 

392. The scientific study of elections – 
Psephology 

393. A notice of a person’s death – 
Obituary 

394. An animal that lives in a group –
Gregarious 

395. Hard working and diligent – 
Sedulous 

396. Shine with a bright but brief or irregular light – 
Flicker 

397. The act of setting free from bondage of any kind – 
Emancipation 

398. A disease that affects a large number of people in an area at the same time –
Epidemic

399. One who is eighty years old –
Octogenarian

400. A shady fertile place in a desert – 
Oasis 

401. A place where bees are kept –
Apiary 

402. A brief or a short stay at a place – 
Sojourn 

403. That which can be believed – 
Credible

794. One who is indifferent to pain or pleasure – 
Stoic 

404. A drug which makes one see things that are not really there –
Hallucinogen 

405. Providing relief –
Reprieve

406. The philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own – 
Altruism 

407. A person who is new to profession – 
Novice

408. That which makes one highly knowledgeable – 
Erudition 

409. A state of emotional or intellectual separation –
Alienation 

410. A place where animals are slaughtered – 
Abattoir 

411. A man with abnormal habits – 
Eccentric 

412. Words inscribed on the tomb – 
Epitaph 

413. Proposition made as a basis for reasoning without the assumption of its truth/ facts –
Hypothesis 

414. Indifference to Pain and pleasure – 
Stoicism 

415. No longer a child, but not yet an adult – 
Adolescent 

416. One who knows everything – 
Omniscient 

417. Any morbid dread of water (fear of water) – 
Hydrophobia 

418. The ceremony of crowning a sovereign – 
Coronation 

419. One who tends to patronize, rebuff or ignore people regarded as social inferiors and
imitate, admire people regarded as social superiors –
 
Snob 

420. A room where dead are kept until burial – 
Mortuary 

421. Government by a king – 
Monarchys

422. Hobson’s choice – 
No choice at all 

423. Violation of the sanctity of a sacred place – 
Sacrilege 

424. Speech delivered without preparation – 
Extempore 

425. One who will do any job for anyone for money – 
Mercenary 

426. A child born after the death of father –
Posthumous 

427. A person who completely abstains from alcohol – 
Teetotaller

428. One who is able to use both hands – 
Ambidextrous 

429. Chief of a group of workmen – 
Foreman 

430. Bitter quarrel between two families existing for a long period –
Feud 

431. Animals without backbone – 
Invertebrates 

432. Action that is likely to make people very angry –
Inflammatory   

433. A humorous drawing dealing with current events or politics – 
Cartoon 

434. Act of mercy killing – 
Euthanasia 

435. The act of killing a king – 
Regicide 

436. Emission of light or heat from a central point – 
Radiation 

437. That which cannot be believed –
Incredible 

438. An act of travelling from one place to another – 
Journey 

439. Misappropriation of money – 
Embezzlement

 

 

In more of less exams, one word substitution based questions are asked, below is the list of some very important One word substitution which are asked in various exams time and again.. 

1. Animals that live in a particular region ?

Native

2. A form of government in which supreme power rests with people is –
Democracy

3. Murder of a brother –
Fratricide

4. Not easily pleased by anything – 
Fastidious

5. To play the part of and function as, some other person – 
Act

6. Handwriting which is difficult/impossible to read –
Illegible

7. More like a woman than a man in manners and habits – 
Effeminate

8. An exact – copy of handwriting or a picture produced by a machine –
Copy

9. One who thinks or speaks too much of himself –
Egoist

10. One who accepts pleasure and pain equally –
Stoic

11. Having juicy or fleshy and thick tissue –
Succulent

12. The study or practice of dancing or composing ballets –
Choreography

13. A set of three related works by same author –
Trilogy

14. Science of Human mind and behavior –
Psychology

15. A person of obscure position who has gained wealth –
Parvenu

16. A word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase –
Acronym

17. The act of producing beautiful handwriting using a brush or a special pen –
Calligraphy

18. Words inscribed on a tomb –
Epitaph

19. An obviously true or hackneyed statement –
Truism

20. To reduce to nothing –
Null

21. A study of sounds is known as –
Phonetics

22. Written law of a legislative body – 
Statue 

23. A person who shows off his/her learning – 
Pedant

24. A person who devotes his/her life for the welfare of others –
Altruist

25. The study of worms and insects – 
Entomology

26. A person who attends to the disease of the eye is an – 
Oculist

27. Study of the nature of Gods –
Theology

28. That which cannot be defeated –
Invincible

29. A decorative handwriting –
Calligraphy

30. A person difficult to please –
Fastidious

31. A list of passengers and luggage – 
Waybill

32. The line where the land and sky seems to meet –
Horizon

33. A handwriting that cannot be read –
Illegible

34. Words written on a tomb of a dead person –
Epitaph

35. Fear of closed space –
Claustrophobia

36. A remedy for all disease –
Panacea

37. One who studies the art of gardening –
Horticulturist

38. A pole or beam used as a temporary support –
Prop

39. A building in which aircraft are housed –
Hanger

40. A former student of a school, college or university – 
Alumnus

41. A short story based on your personal experience –
Anecdote

42. One who takes care of a building –
Warden

43. Incapable of being approached –
Inaccessible

44. One who lends money at a very high interest –
Usurer

45. One who lives/survives on others/other lives –
Parasite

46. Detailed plan of journey –
Itinerary

47. One who possesses many talents –
Versatile

48. A medicine to nullify the effect of poison – 
Antidote

49. A person who lives by himself-
Recluse

50. An assembly of worshippers –
Congregation

51. A heavy continuous fall of rain –
Downpour

52. A public institution for the care and protection of children without parents –
Orphanage

53. An inscription on a tomb –
Epitaph

54. A man of evil reputation-
Notorious

55. A decorative ring of flowers and leaves –
Wreath

56. Shaking movement of the ground –
Tremor

57. A game in which no one wins –
Draw

58. The art of making maps and charts –
Cartography

59. Animals that can live on land and water –
Amphibians

60. Completing a period of hundred years – 
Centennial

61. A figure with many angles or sides –
Polygon

62. A list of things to be discussed at a meeting –
Agenda

63. A large number of fish swimming together –
Shoal

64. A room or building for the preservation of plants –
Plantain

65. Liable to be easily broken –
Brittle

66. A principle or standard by which anything is or can be judged – 
Criterion

67. A person who is self-centred –
Egoist

68. A word that reads the same as backward or forward – 
Pallindrome

69. The firing of many guns at the same time to mark an occasion –
Fusillade

70. A person who supports or speaks in favour of something – 
Advocate

71. One living on vegetables –
Vegetarian

72. An extract from a book of writing –
Excerpt

73. Person who files a suit –
Plaintiff

74. A person who abstains completely from alcoholic drinks –
Teetotaller

75. Long poem based on a noble theme –
Epic

76. One who lives both on land as well as in water –
Amphibian

77. A strong dislike –
Animosity

78. Take great pleasure –
Revel

79. The practice of having many wives –
Polygamy

80. Not likely to be easily pleased –
Fastidious

81. A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army –
Mercenary

82. A collection of slaves –
Coffle

83. One who is always doubting –
Sceptic

84. One who offers his services of his own freewill 
Volunteer

85. A person who repairs broken window-glasses –
Glazier 

86. The art of beautiful handwriting –
Calligraphy

87. A writing or a speech in praise of someone -
Eulogy

88. Loss of memory –
Amnesia

89. A speech made without preparation –
Extempore
 
90. A speaker’s platform –
Podium

91. Science of practice of map drawing – 
Cartography
 
92. Motive or incitement to action –
Incentive

93. A short trip or excursion –
Jaunt

94. Speech which is not audible-
Inaudible
 

95. Partner in crime –
Accomplice

96. A state where no law and order exists –
 Anarchy 

97. To free completely from blame –
Exonerate 

98. Estimation of a thing’s worth -
Appraisal

99. A supplement to a will –
Codicil 

100. A person who collects coins –
Numismatists

101. Favouritism granted in politics or business to relatives –
Nepotism

102. A word or practice that has gone out of use -
Obsolete
 
103. A person who works for an employer for a fixed period of time in order to learn the particular skills needed in their job –
 Apprentice
 
104. A part of a word that can be pronounced separately –
Syllable
 
105. Relating to kinship with the father –
Patrilineal

106. A special fondness or liking for – 

Propensity

107. Something that might happen in the future –
Contingency

108. Affecting or relating to cows –
 Bovine
 
109. A drink usually made from a mixture of one or more alcoholic drinks –
Cocktail 

110. Passing out of use – 
Obsolescent
 
111. The act of speaking about one’s thoughts when one is alone – 
Soliloquy
 
112. All the arts, beliefs and social institutions etc, characteristics of a race –
Civilization 

113. Small pieces of metal that fly out from an exploding bomb –
Shrapnel
 
114. Person believing in free will – 
Libertarian

115. Hole excavated by an animal as dwelling – 
Burrow

116. Pertaining to sheep – 
Bovine 

117. TO remove an objectionable part from a book – 
Expurgate 

118. A doctor who specializes in diseases of the nose – 
Rhinologist 

119. A man knows a lot about things like food, music and art - 
Connoisseur
 
120. A wooden object used for connecting animals that are pulling a vehicle –
 Yoke

121. Having a stale smell or taste – 
Rancid
 
122. Material that changes naturally by the action of bacteria –
Biodegradable
 
123. Government by the few –
Oligarchy
 
124. Study of caves –
Speleology 

125. A fictitious name especially one assumed by an author –
Pseudonym
 
126. Animals that eat flesh –
Omnivorous
 
127. A speech delivered without any preparation –
Extempore
 
128. A drug or other substance that induce sleep –
Sedative
 
129. Animals which suckle their young –
Mammals
 
130. Beyond correction –
Incorrigible 

131. An event that causes great harm to dams – 
Disasters
 
132. A book written by an unknown –
 Anonymous
 
133. Inflammation of gums –
Gingivitis
 
134. Widespread scarcity of food –
Famine
 
135. A poem of fourteen lines – 
Sonnet
 
136. Wild imagination –
Fantasy

137. An allowance made to a wife by her husband, when they are legally separated –
Alimony
 
138. One who believes everything he/she hears – 
Credulous
 
139. Incapable of error – 
Infallible
 
140. People of no fixed abode – 
Nomads
 
141. A person who can make himself/herself feel at home in any country –
Cosmopolitan 

142. Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence – 
Protocol
 
143. That which makes it difficult to recognize the presence or real nature of something –
Camouflage 

144. The full agreement of all members – 
Unanimously
 
145. Short speech or poem given at the end of a play or a book –
Epilogue
 
146. Accidental good fortune – 
Fluke
 
147. Lack of feeling - 
Apathy
 
148. Brought back to mind – 
Reminisced
 
149. A person who drives our motor cars –
Chauffeur

150. A small village or group of houses – 
Hamlet 

151. A person who loves everybody –
Altruist

152. Person leading a life of strict self-discipline –
 Ascetic
 
153. One who is neither intelligent nor dull-
Mediocre
 
154. That which can be drunk –
Potable
 
155. A government run by officials – 
Bureaucracy
 
156. One who does something for the first time – 
Pioneer
 
157. One who plays for pleasure rather than as a professional –
 Amateur
 
158. Free somebody from blame or guilt – 
Exonerate
 
159. Underground place for storing wine or other provisions –
 Cellar
 
160. A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words – 
Glossary
 
162. Study of the interaction of people with their environment –
 Philosophy

163. Incapable of being tired – 
Indefatigable

164. Guilty of crime –
Culpable
 
165. That which cannot be reached –
Inaccessible

166. A person who collects and/or studies stamps –
 Philatelist
 
167. People at a religious gathering –
 Congregation
 
168. Government by wealthy -
Plutocracy
 
169. Branch of medicine concerned with children and their illness – 
Pediatrics
 
170. Pay attention –
Glance at
 
171. One who is rather fastidious –
Meticulous
 
172. A written declaration of government or a political party – 
Manifesto

173. A person who wastes his money on luxury –
Extravagant
 
174. A medicine that softens the bowels –
Laxative

175. Sentimental longing for a period in a past –
Nostalgia
 
176. A person employed to drive a private or hired car –
Chauffeur
 
177. A person who always run after women –
Philanderer
 
178. Relating to countries of west –
Occidental
 
179. A partner in a crime -
Accomplice

180. A person who leaves one country to settle in another –
Emigrant
 
181. House or shelter of a gipsy –
Caravan
 
182. One who deals in flower –
A florist
 
183. A man who has more than one wife at a time –
Polygamist
 
184. One who eats no animal flesh – 
Vegetarian

185. A woman whose husband is dead -
 Widow
 
186. One who helps people by giving them money or other aid – 
Benefactor

187. The group, especially in the arts, regarded as being the most experimental –
Avant-grade

188. A method of boiling briefly to cook food slightly –
Parboil

189. A highly skilled musician – 
Virtuoso
 
190. A person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions – 
Cynic

191. A cluster of flowers on a branch –
Inflorescence
 
192. Belief in many Gods – 
Polytheism

193. Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stones –
Mosaic

194. Poem in short stanza narrating a popular story –
Ballad

195. The schedule of travel -
Itinerary

196. Something which lasts forever –
Eternal

197. A policy that segregate people on the basis of race –
Apartheid

198. A particular method of working –
Modus Operandi

199. Walking in sleep –
Somnambulism

200. A person employed as a car driver for an important person –
Chauffeur

201. Fear of telling lies –
Mythophobia

202. A fear of closed/dark places –
Claustrophobia

203. Feeling annoyed at the sight of unfair treatment –
Indignant

204. Unwelcome aspect of a situation –
Flip side

205. Imposed a restriction on –
Constrained

206. One who hates mankind –
Misanthrope

207. To free a person by a verdict of ‘not guilty’ –
Acquit

208. To secure a boat by attaching it to an anchor –
Moor

209. To try to settle a dispute between two other parties –
Mediate

210. A vivacious and lively experience is said to be –
Scintillating

211. Wildly unreasonable, illogical or ridiculous –
Absurd

212. Constant efforts to achieve something –
Perseverance

213. The plant and a vegetation of a region –
Flora

214. A fourteen-line poem –
Sonnet

215. Showing a dislike of anything improper –
Prim

216. A person who leaves his own country in order to go and live in another –
Emigrant

217. That which cannot be avoided –
Inevitable

218. Artistic, musical or dramatic interpretation -
Rendition

219. Walking in sleep –
Somnambulism

220. Specially skilled in story telling –
A raconteur

221. Continuing for a long period of time without interruption –
Perpetual

222. Speech of great importance and gravity –
Momentous

223. A man who helps a stranger or a person in difficulties is –
Samaritan

224. A planned route or journey –
Itinerary

226. A story in which animals or objects speak and give wholesome moral lessons –
Fable

227. Act of injuring another’s reputation by any slanderous communication -
Defamation

228. A recurrent compulsive urge to steal –
Kleptomania

229. Not suitable for eating –
Inedible

230. A person who enters without any invitation –
Intruder

231. A process involving too much official formalities –
Red-tapism

232. Medical study of skin and its diseases –
Dermatology

233. The burial of corpse –
Interment

234. Conferred as an honor –
Honorary

235. One who makes an official examination of accounts –
Auditor

236. A person who deliberately sets fire to a building –
Arsonist

237. That which cannot be effaced -
Indelible

238. To free someone from all blames –
Exonerate

239. One who does not believe In the existence of God –
Atheist

240. One who has long experience –
Veteran

241. One who is too careless to plan for the future –
Improvident

242. Of one’s own free will –
Voluntary

243. One who runs away from justice or the law –
Fugitive

244. One who is skillful; -
Dexterous

245. A person who deserves all praise –
Laudable

246. A study of ancient things –
Archaeology

247. Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgement –
Arbitrator

248. Make pale by excluding fight –
Etiolate

249. Opinion contrary to accepted doctrine –
Heresy

250. A person who agrees to work for somebody in order to learn a skill -
Apprentice

251. SThat which cannot be avoided –
Inevitable

252. One who is concerned with the welfare of other –
Altruist

253. To die without making a will –
Intestate

254. A reserve for animals, birds etc. in their natural habitat –
Sanctuary

255. The area of medicine that treats illness of bones –
Orthopaedics

256. One who knows many languages –
Polyglot

257. A records of historical events –
Archives

258. A person who looks at the bright side of things –
Optimist

259. Study of skin and its diseases –
Dermatology

260. A remedy for all diseases –
Panacea

261. An excessive fear of confined spaces –
Claustrophobia

262. A person who is long experienced or practiced in an activity/capacity –
Veteran

263. Pretended attack –
Feint

264. A land fit for growing crops –
Arable

265. A thing fit to be eaten -
Edible

266. One who suffers for one’s faith –
Martyr

267. A child secretly changes for another in infancy –
Changeling

268. The branch of medical science which deals with the problems of the old –
Geriatrics

269. An image without objective reality –
Hallucination

270. A mournful poem or a song –
Elegy

271. That which is arranged by conferring or discussing –
Seminar

272. Something that is difficult to understand –
Incomprehensible

273. Chief or Commander of army –
General

274. One who cannot be corrected –
Incorrigible

275. Put side by side –
Juxtapose

276. One who pretends to be what he is not –
Imposter

277. A container for the ashes of a dead person –
Urn

288. To put two and two together -
Symbiosis

289. No longer in existence or use –
Obsolete

290. To destroy completely –
Annihilate

291. A song sung at the death of a person –
Elegy

292. A person who has had one or more limbs removed –
Amputee

293. One who is known widely but unusually unfavorably is –
Notorious

294. A statement in which you say the same thing twice in different words –
Tautology

295. Rub or wipe out –
Efface

296. The period between two regions-
Era

297. A person who is very selective , disgusted easily and is hard to please –
Fastidious

298. An error in misprint in printing or writing –
Erratum

299. A person extremely desirous of money –
Avaricious

300. Too willing to obey other people -
Subservient

301. Introductory part or lines to a discourse or play –
Prologue

302. Intentional damage to arrest production –
Sabotage

303. A handsome man –
Adonis

304. A cinema show held in the afternoon –
Matinee

305. Animals living in water –
Aquatic

306. A person who steals the writing of others –
Plagiarist

307. One who compiles a dictionary –
Lexicographer

308. Someone not fit to be chosen –
Ineligible

309. Art of working with metals –
Metallurgy

310. A gathering at a religious place –
Congregation

311. A place where birds are kept –
Aviary

312. The act of killing one’s own brother or sister –
Fratricide

313. A legal agreement that allows someone to use a building or land for a period of time,
usually is return for rent –

Lease

314. A person who helps another to commit a crime –
Accomplice

315. A person worship only one God –
Monotheist

316. Submission to all that happens as inevitable –
Fatalism

317. Lasting for a very short time –
Ephemeral

318. A person who is easily deceived or tricked –
Gullible

319. Rules governing socially acceptable behavior –
Etiquette

320. One who is in charge of Museum –
Curator

321. An act of misappropriation of money –
Embezzlement

322. One who cannot make any mistake –
Infallible

323. The first public performance of musical or theatrical work or the first showing of a film -
Premiere

324. An exact copy –
Facsimile

325. To give money for sales to agents –
Commission

326. A person who is working in the same institution –
Colleague

327. Favouritism shown by a person in power to his relatives –
Nepotism

328. A round-about way of expression –
Circumlocution

329. Suitable or intended only for young persons –
Juvenile

330. A record of one’s own life written by oneself –
Autobiography

331. Belong to same period –
Contemporary

332. One who listens secretly to private conversation –
Eavesdropper

333. Someone who is incapable of being quietened or pacified –
Implacable

334. Government by Department of State –
Bureaucracy

335. The killing of a race –
Genocide

336. Lack of skills –
Ineptness

337. Stick with a thick end used in mortar for pounding –
Pestle

338. An act when people vote in order to make a particular subject or policy rather than
voting for a person –
Referendum
 
339. Drug which cause people to sleep early –
Soporific
 
340. The branch of philosophy concerned with the study of principles of beauty, especially in
art –

Aesthetics
 
341. The study of skin – 
Dermatology
 
342. A rough, violent, troublesome person –
Tartar
 
343. A brave, noble – minded or chivalrous man –
Gallant
 
344. Obsession with books –
Bibliomania
 
345. A large body of people playing musical instruments – 
Orchestra

346. Solemn religious acts –
Rites
 
347. That which cannot be averted –
Inevitable

348. One who sets type for books, newspapers, etc. – 
Compositor
 
349. Land covered by water on three sides – 
Peninsula 

350. A remedy for all diseases – 
Panacea 

351. A piece of shelter for ships – 
Harbour
 
352. Of the highest degree – 
Superlative
 
353. A place where soldiers live –
Barracks
 
354. A man who collects old and new coins –
Numismatics
 
355. Regular user of places/restaurant etc. –
Clientele 

356. A thing no longer in use –
Obsolete
 
357. A place where astronomical observations are made –
Observatory
 
358. Killing one’s sister -
Sororicide

359. A person who has lost protection of law – 
Outlaw
 
360. Falsification of documents etc. –
Forgery
 
361. To make atonement to one’s sins –
Expiate
 
362. Committing murder in revenge –
Vendetta

363. The thing that can be easily broken – 
Brittle
 
364. An unimportant person –
Nonentity
 
365. Experts who scientifically study insects –
Entomologists
 
366. One who presend to be what he is not – 
Hypocrite

367. A paper/ story/ poem first written out by hand –
Manuscript 

368. A job carrying no salary –
Honorary
 
369. Act of stealing in small quantities –
Pilferages
 
370. Pertaining to the west –
Occidental 

371. A place where money is coined –
Mint

372. The process by which plants and animals breathe – 
Respiration
 
373. One who sneers at the aims and beliefs of his fellow men –
Cynic
 
374. Property inherited from one’s father –
Patrimony 

375. A person who is womanish in habits –
Effeminates 

376. One who is converted from one religion to other –
Proselyte

378. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics etc. – 
Boutique 

379. Interval between two events –
Interlude
 
380. A person’s peculiar habit – 
Idiosyncracy 

381. The art of delaying –
Procrastination
 
382. A doctor who specializes in the eye diseases of the eyes –
Opthalmologist 

383. Person who eats too much –
Glutton
 
384. Write or carve words on stone or paper –
Inscribe
 
385. Unable to pay one’s debt – 
Insolvent 

386. Trouble any annoy continually – 
Harass 

387. A narrow stretch of land connecting two large bodies of land –
Isthumus

388. An animal which lives by preying on other animals – 
Predator 

389. Government or rule by a small group of people –
Oligarchy

390. One who copies from other writers –
Plagiarist 

391. Thing that can be felt or touched – 
Palpable 

392. The scientific study of elections – 
Psephology 

393. A notice of a person’s death – 
Obituary 

394. An animal that lives in a group –
Gregarious 

395. Hard working and diligent – 
Sedulous 

396. Shine with a bright but brief or irregular light – 
Flicker 

397. The act of setting free from bondage of any kind – 
Emancipation 

398. A disease that affects a large number of people in an area at the same time –
Epidemic

399. One who is eighty years old –
Octogenarian

400. A shady fertile place in a desert – 
Oasis 

401. A place where bees are kept –
Apiary 

402. A brief or a short stay at a place – 
Sojourn 

403. That which can be believed – 
Credible

794. One who is indifferent to pain or pleasure – 
Stoic 

404. A drug which makes one see things that are not really there –
Hallucinogen 

405. Providing relief –
Reprieve

406. The philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own – 
Altruism 

407. A person who is new to profession – 
Novice

408. That which makes one highly knowledgeable – 
Erudition 

409. A state of emotional or intellectual separation –
Alienation 

410. A place where animals are slaughtered – 
Abattoir 

411. A man with abnormal habits – 
Eccentric 

412. Words inscribed on the tomb – 
Epitaph 

413. Proposition made as a basis for reasoning without the assumption of its truth/ facts –
Hypothesis 

414. Indifference to Pain and pleasure – 
Stoicism 

415. No longer a child, but not yet an adult – 
Adolescent 

416. One who knows everything – 
Omniscient 

417. Any morbid dread of water (fear of water) – 
Hydrophobia 

418. The ceremony of crowning a sovereign – 
Coronation 

419. One who tends to patronize, rebuff or ignore people regarded as social inferiors and
imitate, admire people regarded as social superiors –
 
Snob 

420. A room where dead are kept until burial – 
Mortuary 

421. Government by a king – 
Monarchys

422. Hobson’s choice – 
No choice at all 

423. Violation of the sanctity of a sacred place – 
Sacrilege 

424. Speech delivered without preparation – 
Extempore 

425. One who will do any job for anyone for money – 
Mercenary 

426. A child born after the death of father –
Posthumous 

427. A person who completely abstains from alcohol – 
Teetotaller

428. One who is able to use both hands – 
Ambidextrous 

429. Chief of a group of workmen –&