One Word Substitution Questions

One Word Substitution Questions

  1. Act of giving up the throne – Abdication
  2. Repetition of an initial sound in two or more words of a line – Alliteration
  3. A person who is neither well experienced nor professional – Amateur
  4. Using right and left hand equally well – Ambidextrous
  5. One who tells future from the stars – Astrologer
  6. One who examines accounts officially – Auditor
  7. Something that is genuine – Authentic
  8. The life history of a person written by himself – Autobiography
  9. Happening every two years – Biennial
  10. Something which is considered to be very important – Cardinal
  11. Flesh eating animal – Carnivore
  12. A deep fissure in the earth’s surface – Chasm
  13. Arrangement of events or dates in the order in which they happen – Chronology
  14. A small compartment in an aircraft for the pilot – Cockpit
  15. Satisfied, with no desire to change or improve – Complacent
  16. To make perfect or complete – Complement
  17. A group of people who have come together in a religious building for worship and prayer – Congregation
  18. A person living in the same age with another – Contemporary
  19. Person or thing that is the centre of attention – Cynosure
  20. Unable to think clearly because of a mental illness – Deranged
  21. To laugh at something in a cruel way – Deride
  22. A ruler with total power over a country typically one who has obtained control by force – Dictator
  23. A situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives or confusions – Dilemma
  24. A large bedroom for a number of people in a school or institution – Dormitory
  25. A person who speaks always in praise of himself – Egotist
  26. Steal or misappropriate money – Embezzle
  27. Lasting for a very short time – Ephemeral
  28. Painless death given to patients to relieve suffering – Euthanasia
  29. Soon passing out or of a short duration – Evanescent
  30. A situation in which many people leave a place at the same time – Exodus
  31. A group of ships sailing together – Fleet
  32. A person who studies the structure of the earth – Geologist
  33. A part of the city especially the slum area – Ghetto
  34. Tending to associate with others of one’s kind – Gregarious
  35. Come in the way of – Hamper
  36. Making one feel very sad – Heart wrenching
  37. Condition of sleep during certain parts of the year – Hibernation
  38. Things which are of the same kind and of the same dimensions – Homogenous
  39. Something that is extremely unpleasant – Horrendous
  40. A song or music in praise of God – Hymn
  41. Something that is expressed in a confusing – Incoherent
  42. Incapable of making mistakes –Infallible
  43. Covered with a material or substance in order to stop heat, sound etc. From entering or escaping – Insulated
  44. Combine to form a whole – Integrate
  45. A person weak and disabled by illness – Invalid
  46. One whom it is impossible to defeat – Invincible
  47. A natural skill at doing something – Knack
  48. A place where wild animals live – Lair
  49. Very careful and precise – Meticulous
  50. Movement of people or animals from one area to another – Migration
  51. A period of one thousand years – Millennium
  52. An unforseen happening which creates some dame – Mishap
  53. Government by a king or a queen – Monarchy
  54. A garden with fruit trees – Orchard
  55. Something like an opening particularly one in the body such as a nostril – Orifice
  56. A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases – Panacea
  57. A remedy for all diseases – Panacea
  58. Someone who freely gives money and help to people who need it – Philanthropist
  59. A collection of drawings, documents, etc. That represent a person’s, especially an artist’s, work – Portfolio
  60. A person working on a trial period – Probationer
  61. One who studies the elections and voting trends – Psephologist
  62. That which is no longer useful – Redundant
  63. A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply – Reservoir
  64. A person who is blamed for something that someone else has done – Scapegoat
  65. Small room where dishes are washed – Scullery
  66. A vertical passageway into a mine – Shaft
  67. Close fitting cover for a sword or knife – Sheath
  68. A type of magic in which spirits, especially evil ones, are used to make things happen – Sorcery
  69. Relating to the healing of diseases – Therapeutic
  70. Having no moral principles – Unscrupulous
  71. An imagined society where everything is perfect and everyone is happy – Utopia
  72. A plantation of grapes – Viticulture

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