COMPILATION OF MOST IMPORTANT ONE WORD SUBSTITUTIONS FOR SSC, BANK, RAILWAY, RBI grade B Exams - PREPARE ENGLISH FOR SSC BANK AND OTHER EXAMS:ENGLISHKENDRA
COMPILATION OF MOST IMPORTANT ONE WORD SUBSTITUTIONS FOR SSC, BANK Exams

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◾Libertine - A person who leads an immoral life

◾Convalescent - one who is recovering health after illness.


◾Swashbuckler - A boastful fellow


◾Debonair - gracious;polished and lighted hearted person

◾Dilettante - a dabbler(not serious) in art, Science and literature


◾Highbrow - A person considering himself /herself to be superior in culture and intellect


◾Iconoclast - One who is breaker of images and traditions


 ◾Pacifist - One who hates war, loves peace. 


 ◾Misogamist - One who hates the institution of marriage. 


 ◾Interregnum - a period of interval between two regimes and governments


 ◾Parable - A short story with  a moral


 ◾Pantheism - the belief that God pervades nature


◾Termagant - A noisy quarrelsome woman


◾Almanac - An annual calendar with position of stars


◾Platonic - Something spiritual


◾Regalia - Dress with medals , ribbons worn at official ceremonies


 ◾Venial - A slight fault that can be forgiven


 ◾Sanatorium - a place for the sick to recover health

 ◾Menagerie - A place for wild animals and birds


 ◾Eugenics - The study of production of better offsprings by the careful selection of parents



◾Brocade:- woven fabric richly ornamented with designs

•Outlet:- way out for water stream

•Ranger:- warden employed to patrol a tract of forest

•Fiend:- very wicked or cruel person

•Peculation:- use of public money for one's own benefit

•Inconsiderate:- unmindful of the feelings of others

•Paratroops:- troops trained for being dropped by parachute

•Booty:- things taken by robbers

•Heirloom:- things that is handed down in a family for several generations

•Pestiferous:- that which is morally dangerous

•Palliative:- that which can lessen the severity of pain

•Imponderable:- that cannot be weighed

•Saccharin:- substance used in place of sugar

•Insinuate:- suggest indirectly

•Hagiology:- study of literature dealing with lives of saints.

•Allegory:- story in which ideas are symbolised as people

•Fluke:- stroke of good luck

•Speleology:- study and exploration of caves

•Contrite:- showing deep sorrow for wrong doing

•Profligate:- shamelessly immoral

•Consecration:- setting apart for a special purpose. 

•Conventicle:- secret religious meeting. 

•Aetiology:- science of the causes of disease. 

•Intersperse:- place here and there. 

•Porch:- roof supported by columns at the entrance of building. 

•Recapitulate:- repeat the main points. 

•Restitution:- restoring of something stolen to its owner. 

•Counter-foil:- receipt kept by the giver as a record. 

•Emboss:- raise a pattern or design on the surface of something. 

•Perspicacious:- quick to judge and understand. 

•Veto:- power of right of rejection. 

•Outrider:- someone who goes in advance of an automobile or person to clear a passage. 

•Foundry:- place where metal or glass is melted or moulded. 

•Paraphernalia:- personal belongings, equipment etc.

•Groom:- person whose work is to look after horses. 

•Mountebank:- person who tries to cheat people by clever talk. 

•Attache:- person who is attached to the staff of an ambassador. 

•Nonpareil:- person or thing which is unrivaled. 

•Marauder:- person or animal that goes about in search of plunder or prey. 

•Upstart/parvenue:- one who has suddenly risen to wealth and power. 

•Roundsman:- one who goes round to ask for orders and delivery goods. 

•Suitor:- one who courts or woos a woman. 

•Overleaf:- on the other side of the page or sheet. 

•Communique:- official announcement issued to the press. 

•Omnifarious:- of all sorts

•Carousal:- noisy drinking party or merry making. 

•Crux:- most important or difficult part of a problem. 

•Canto:- main division of a longer poem. 

•Philomuse:- lover of poetry and art. 

•Aphasia:- loss of ability to use speech. 

•Inquest:- legal or judicial enquiry to find out faults. 

•Crate:- light wooden framework used for goods in transport. 

•Emporium:- large retail store. 

•Peroration:- last part of speech. 

•Impiety:- lack of respect or religious reverence. 

•Strangulate/smother:- kill by putting pressure on the throat. 

•Heckle:- interrupt and ask troublesome questions. 

•Dissimulation:- hiding of true feelings. 

•Virulent:- highly poisonous. 

•Conflagration:- huge destructive fire. 

•Cognate:- having the same source of origin. 

•Omniform:- having every form. 

•Misocapnic:- hater of smoking. 

•Gaggle:- group of talkative girls or women. 

•Omnibus:- gathering of all things. 

•Inroad:- forcible or serious encroachment. 

•Bibulous:- fond of much alcoholic drink. 

•Henchman:- faithful supporter. 

•Chaperon:- elderly woman in charge of a girl. 

•Mores:- customs and habits of a particular group. 

•Scrimmage:- confused struggle or fight. 

•Omnigenous:- comprising of all kinds

•Compendium:- brief account of a subject. 

•Cradle/Crib:- bed for a new born baby. 

•Verso:- any left hand page of a book. 

•Recto:- any right hand page of a book. 

•Hypotension:- abnormally low blood pressure. 

•Acquiesce:- accept silently or without protest. 


•Overzealous:- excessive bold. 

•Outskirts:- the parts of a town that are furthest from the centre. 

•Offhand:- without preparation. 

•Nostradamus:- one who make predictions. 

•Denizen:- a person, an animal  or a plant that lives, grow, or is often found in a particular place. 

•Flagstaff:- a long pole on which a flag is flown. 

•Lacunae:- a missing part. 

•Intercede:- plead to obtain a favour ti save someone else. 

•Newfangled:- newly developed and unfamiliar. 

•Vespers:- evening prayer in the church. 

•Knick-Knack:- a simple dress or food. 

•Ill-gotten money:- amassed wealth by wrong mean. 

•Ibid:- in same place. 

•Hobnob:- drink together, have familiar intercourse. 

•Hoax call:- give wrong information to concerned authority by making calls. 

•Habiliment:- dress suited to any particular occasion. 

•Grandiloquence:- bombastic speech. 

•Eructation:- the act of belching. 

•Enrapt:- one who's very much delighted. 

•Delirium:- disordered state of the brain. 

•Dangler:- one who dangles. 

•Acerose:- needle shaped. 

•Anile:- Like a weak old woman. 

•Atychiphobia:- fear of failure. 

•Beadle:- one who takes care of religious activities. 

•Blackbirding:- kidnapping for selling into slavery.

•Bumpkin:- one who comes from village and considered stupid. 

•Caries:- dental decay. 

•Castigate:- to correct by punishing. 

•Chimerical:- having no existence in reality or no likelihood of existing or happening. 

•Cuckold:- man whose wife has been unfaithful to him. 

•Deism:- a belief in God based on reason rather than revelation and involving the view that god has set the universe in motion but does not interfere with how it runs. 

•Desperado:- one who's ready to do any reckless or criminal act. 

•Dragnet:- a system of connected action and method for catching criminals. 

•Elegiac:- expressing sorrow or lamentation. 

•Empirical:- belief based on experience or observations. 

•Foolscap:- a size of paper, also called legal format. 

•Fuddy-Duddy:- an elderly person who does not understand or approve of modern Ideas. 

•Nemesis:- downfall that satisfies natural justice. 

•Palaver:- idle or time wasting talk. 

•Lozenge:- figure with four equal sides. 

•Lowbrow:- one who has no interest in literature, art etc.

•Labial:- of the lips. 

•Otologist:- ear specialist. 

•Petrology:- a study of rocks. 

•Piggyback:- ride on someone else back. 

•Ringleader:- one who leads others to do wrong or make trouble. 

•Simian:- like an ape or monkey. 

•Small fry:- unimportant people. 

•Sophism:- a fallacious argument. 

•Virago:- an ill-tempered scolding woman. 

•Wag:- a jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes. 




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